"Azim PremjI Foundation" Donation Scams

If you have received email messages similar to the one below, which claim Azim PremjI is donating millions of dollars to randomly selected individuals worldwide, please do not follow the instruction in it because it is a scam being sent by cybercriminals to potential victims. Azim PremjI, an Indian business tycoon and philanthropist, is not randomly giving away millions to selected individuals, therefore, recipients of email messages which claim otherwise are asked to delete them.

Azim PremjI Foundation Donation Scams

Samples of the "Azim PremjI Foundation" Donation Scam

We wish to congratulate you once again on this note for been one of our lucky winners selected in this year program. Azim PremjI Foundation has felicitated with you and your family this year, this promotion is no doubt a great achievement in your life. Hence we do believe with your winning prize therefore you will support the less privileged ones. Our Foundation is truly committed to “giving while living,” We just recently organized and launched our internet donation program as this will enable us reach out to more people outside the shores of Asia so they too can benefit from the fortune of Azim Hashim PremjI and our foundation as a whole. Many other major philanthropists look primarily to support large institutions and not individuals which is absolutely wrong thus we are changing such with this program.

To facilitate the disbursement process of the funds valued at One Million Five Hundred Thousand United State Dollars [$1,500,000 USD] which have been donated solely to you, please provide the below information. I am hoping that you will be able to use the money wisely and judiciously. I ask you to do what you can to alleviate the level of poverty in your region and also try to enhance the standard of living of as many people as you can and see the joy and happiness of giving.

To proceed with your claims, please fill and submit the below details to enable us forward it to our selected payout bank for disbursement.

Full Names:=

Residential address:=

Tel (Mobile):=

Resident Country:=


We are trusting that you will make good use of this money. Thank you for accepting this offer, I am indeed grateful. I anticipate your earliest response.

Best regards,

Dileep Ranjekar,

CEO, Azim PremjI Foundation

-- EredetI üzenet --

Feladó: Marcos Paulo<marcospaulo.consultoria@gmail.com>

Címzett: azimpfoundation9@citromail.hu

Elküldve: 2018. április 23. 9:9

Tárgy : Re: Donation Of $1,500.000.00 for you and your family.

On Behalf of the Screening Committee of Azim PremjI Foundation Asia Centre, we wish to formally inform you that you have successfully passed the Email Screening and Verification Matching Test conducted for all online winners in accordance with the Azim PremjI Foundation Online Terms and Conditions. Hence you are therefore cleared for payment by the verification and fund release department and your winnings has been duly signed and approved for release to you by the legal attorney to the Azim PremjI Foundation. On close examination, your write-ups have shown a true reflection of your untapped potentials which could conversely give us a significant facelift in our prospective endeavors. Talking about this grant, our primary concern is honesty, sincerity and commitment. We have already issued a letter of authority to the finance firm (Reserve Bank Of India) regarding your appointment as one our beneficiary to receive a total of [$1,500,000 USD] for you and your family. As I am busy with some personal project I will not be constant with the internet but do send me messages for update.

The contact details and e-mail of the finance firm is below and you have to contact them immediately via e-mail as I have already issued the authority to them and they will be expecting to hear from you so that they can arrange on how the funds will be transferred to you. You have to provide all assistance the bank will need to affect the transfer. Contact the bank stating only my deposit File No: Reference: RBI-678-45011-IN for easy trace of my file, and also note that you “MUST” open an account with Reserve Bank of India before my deposit will be transferred to you in your name and thereafter you can transfer to anywhere you want in the world, if you follow the instructions from the bank directly within the next 3 working days you will have this funds transferred to you and available for use.

Bank Name: Reserve Bank Of India

Contact Person: Dr. ShrI R. N.Vatsa, General Manager (HRMD)

Email: rbiorg@informaticos.com

Tel: 919873548070

Donation Of $1,500.000.00 for you and family

Congratulations from the Azim PremjI Philanthropies Foundation-India, where life changing opportunities and cash are given-out on a daily basis! Our foundation/founder has indeed been a great Philanthropist to this generation and is truly committed to “giving while living,”. However, We are pleased to inform you that you are one (1) of the lucky people to benefit and receive $1,500,000.00 USD from our foundation’s ongoing goodwill project, grant/donations program.

Is this message sent to a valid e-mail account? Your email account was randomly selected to receive a cash donation of $1,500,000.00 USD from the Philanthropist. If this is a valid e-mail account, then click reply to contact us directly for comprehensive information.

For more details visit ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Azim_PremjI ) or Google Azim Premji.


Dileep Ranjekar,

CEO, Azim PremjI Foundation



Persons who were tricked by "Azim PremjI Foundation" donation email scam are asked to report it to the police. And, those who were instructed by the cybercriminals to use their credit cards to make payments for their so-called donation are asked to contact their banks for help.

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May 3, 2023 at 3:32 PM by
"Azim PremjI Foundation" Donation Scams
an anonymous user from: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Received this scam:

"The sum of (790,000,00) USD has been donated to you by Mr. Azim

Premji, Respond back for more details email via


Note: This message is not a spam message should incase you find it on

your Spam/Junk or folder promotion folder kindly move it to your Inbox"


September 11, 2022 at 9:46 AM by
"Azim PremjI Foundation" Donation Scams
an anonymous user from: Hicksville, New York, United States

So basically I cannot trust this company correct the foundation of azim azim foundation because I got that letter about 1.5 million but I know where it leads to it leads to after you give him information and everything it leads to you have to pay $2,000 transaction fee you know what up to get your 1.5 million dollars it cost $2,000 in transaction fees and that I have to pay once I do that I get 1.5 million is that a scam or not thank you


September 11, 2022 at 9:41 AM by
"Azim PremjI Foundation" Donation Scams
an anonymous user from: Hicksville, New York, United States

Well I just found in my email basically the same thing that was written above exactly the same dialogue and everything trying to get my information the same way just like on that scan page that you're showing well I have received it and the person keeps asking me for my information then if you deal with this kind of people after that they say you have to put $2,000 to American Bank Bank of America in order to pay for transaction I mean come on you giving out 1.5 million dollars and you need $2,000 of my money for transaction if you already given out as a present 1.5 million dollars you might as well cover the shipping code so whatever you call that transaction costs but no only after I make $2,000 transaction payment for transaction to Bank of America only then I will receive 1.5 million isn't that obviously funny stupid scam I mean do people fall for it actually for me enough like that 1.5 million but pay for transaction $2,000 seriously how about you deduct the $2,000 from 1.5 million and just send it over basically those are my money right so I'm allowing you guys basically to use that money to pay for transactions because that's my money and they in your possession so might as well if you already given a gift might as well just pay from there and that's it no but you want me to pay my money that's what I wrote to them and when I wrote to them that I had been a target of the same kind of schemes where my a long family actually who lived in Spain which I never had family in Spain leaves me money in the bank also and now I have to pay transaction fee for the same money to get my inheritance when I told them about those kind of things that's it this guys disappear even blocked me I think don't fall for this BS seriously if you get 1.5 million and when they going to tell you to send $2,000 is it transaction fee to Bank of America once you tell them well you got 1.5 million of my money in your possession can you please pay from there these guys are gone thank you be safe


July 22, 2020 at 4:03 AM by
"Azim PremjI Foundation" Donation Scams
an anonymous user from: Germany

I received the following email in German:


Von: maillist@compusystems.com

Betreff: SPENDE

Schönen Tag,

Herzlichen Glückwunsch, Sie haben € 1.500.000,00 EURO für die laufende Aktion der Azim PremjI Foundation erhalten. Bitte antworten Sie uns, um weitere Informationen zu erhalten und Ihren Spendenpreis zu erhalten.

Freundliche Grüße,

Dileep Ranjekar,

CEO der Azim PremjI Foundation

E-Mail: azimpremjifountaion@gmail.com

CompuSystems Internal Copy



July 8, 2020 at 10:50 AM by
"Azim PremjI Foundation" Donation Scams
an anonymous user from: Plymouth, England, United Kingdom

Another scam:


I'm Azim Hashim Premji, an Indian business tycoon, investor, and philanthropist. I'm the chairman of Wipro Limited. I gave away 25 percent of my personal wealth to charity and I also pledged to give away the rest of 25% this year due to COVID-19. I have decided to donate $2,000,000.00 US Dollars to you. If you are interested in my donation, do contact me for more info. I will also want you to be part of my Charity Foundation once you receive this money so we can join hands together to help the needy. please stay at home, healthy and safe.

Contact him via Email for more details:

Warm Regard

CEO Wipro Limited"


June 21, 2020 at 7:02 PM by
"Azim PremjI Foundation" Donation Scams
an anonymous user from: Terrace, British Columbia, Canada


Congratulations from the Azim PremjI Philanthropies Foundation-India, where life changing opportunities and cash are given-out on a daily basis! Due to the outbreak of the Pandemic corona Virus However, We are pleased to inform you that you are one (1) of the lucky people to benefit and receive $1,000,000.00USD from our foundation's ongoing goodwill to help start over and make good use of it to help your family and community

Is this message sent to a valid e-mail account? Your email account was randomly selected to receive a cash donation of $1,000,000.00USD from the Philanthropist. If this is a valid e-mail account, then click reply to contact us directly for comprehensive information. For more details visit (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Azim_PremjI ) or Google Azim Premji. Contact : azimpremjifoundation001911@gmail.com


Another scam.


March 25, 2020 at 4:21 AM by
"Azim PremjI Foundation" Donation Scams
an anonymous user from: Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

"Good Day,

I am Azim Hashim Premji, an Indian business tycoon, investor and philanthropist.I am the chairman of Wipro Limited.I have committed 25 percent of my personal wealth to charity.And I have also promised in 2020 to give away the rest of 25% this year. I have decided to donate €2,000,000.00 Eur to you. If you are interested in my donation, contact me for more information. I would also like you're part of my Charity Foundation as soon as you get this money so that we can bring our hands to help the needy.

You can also learn more about me using the link below to read


Contact by email for further details:

Best Regards

CEO Wipro Limited

Azim Hashim Premji"

Received this scam.


February 10, 2020 at 11:56 PM by
"Azim PremjI Foundation" Donation Scams
an anonymous user from: Randburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Good Day

I received this message via sms. I believe its a scam. I jave replied on the email address. Please verify and also what should I do.







February 11, 2020 at 8:00 AM by
"Azim PremjI Foundation" Donation Scams

It is a scam, just delete it.


December 30, 2019 at 6:32 AM by
"Azim PremjI Foundation" Donation Scams

Here is another scam

- Forwarded message -

From: Azim Hashim Premji <rita.perantoni@comune.sassari.it>

Date: Mon, 30 Dec 2019 at 5:46 am

Subject: donation donation donation

I am * Azim Hashim Premji *, an Indian business magazine, investors and philanthropists. I am chairman of Wipro Limited. I have 25 percent of my personal wealth applications. And I also promised to give away the rest of 25% in 2019. I have decided to give you 1,000,000.00 euro donation *. If you are interested in my donation, contact me for more information. I want it too You are part of my charitable foundation as soon as you get the money so that we can reconcile the poor

You can also read more about me using the link below


Contact them by email for more information:



CEO Wipro Limited


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