Richard Wahl Lottery Donation Scam

Online users are asked to be aware of "Richard Wahl" lottery donation scams. The name of the 47-year-old Powerball Jackpot winner from Vernon, New Jersey, who won $533 million dollars, is being used by scammers in an attempt to trick potential victims into sending money and personal information. The scammers claim their potential victims were randomly selected to receive donations from the lottery winner as part of his charity project. But, Richard Wahl is not randomly donating money to people around the world.

Richard Wahl Lottery Donation Scam

The "Richard Wahl" Lottery Donation Scam

From: Richard Wahl

Sent: Friday, May 11, 2018 5:43 AM


Dear Sir / Madam,

This is a personal email directed to you. I am Richard Wahl I won the Mega Millions Jackpot of $533 million Mega Millions drawing held on Friday, March 30, 2018 and i have voluntarily decided to donate the sum of One Million Dollar to you as part of my own charity project to improve the lots of 15-20 lucky individuals all over the world plus 10

close friends and family.

I believe that this wonderful opportunity came to me from God and i cannot keep it to myself alone, Your contact was submitted to me by Google Management Team and you received this email because i have short listed you as one of the lucky recipients, If you have received this email then you are one of the lucky winner and all you have to do is get

back to me this email ( ) with your particulars so that i can send your details to the pay-out bank.

You can verify this by visiting the web pages below to see my interview and send your response back to me.

And one more thing, this donation is made out to you as to enable you strengthen your personal issues and mostly to generously help me extend hands of giving to the less privilege, orphans and charity organizations within your locality.

You are required to get back to me on how to receive the donation on this email

Please make sure you copy and reply only on this email


Richard Wahl

Remember, once they (scammers) have received their potential victims' personal information, they will use the information to trick the potential victims into sending money, which they will claim is for some advance fees, which will cover banking and transfer costs, insurance payments or tax that the potential victims need to pay before they can receive the so-called donated money. But, if the victims send their money, the scammers will steal it and may continue to trick the victims into sending more money, with the promise of receiving the donated money the scammers claim they would receive.

Recipients of the Richard Wahl lottery donation scam emails are asked not to respond to or follow the instructions in them. They should just delete the email messages instead.

It is important to remember that when someone contacts you, claiming that you have won the lottery or you are the recipient of millions of dollars, and asks you to send money in order to receive your lottery winnings or prizes, it is a SCAM. Legitimate lottery companies will never ask their winners to send money in order to receive their prizes or winnings. And, why would lottery winners who are allegedly donating millions of dollars to you, want you to send a few hundred or thousand dollars for banking and transfer costs, insurance payments or tax? Well, the money that the scammers want the victims to send, which the scammers claim is for taxes, bank transfer cost, insurance or other expenses, is what the scammers will steal. And, the victims, on the other hand, will never receive the winnings, prizes or money that they were promised.

So, once you are asked to send money in order to receive money, it is a scam.

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March 9, 2024 at 7:39 AM by
Richard Wahl Lottery Donation Scam

Received this scam today:

"I am Mr Richard Wahl, the mega winner of $533 Million USD in Mega

Millions Jackpot, I'm donating to 5 random individuals if you get

this email then your email was selected after a spin ball. I have

spread most of my wealth over a number of charities and

organizations.I have voluntarily decided to donate the sum of $2

Million USD to you as one of the selected 5, to verify my winnings

please see my youtube website page below.

WATCH ME HERE: watch?v=tne02ExNDrw?

$533 Million Jackpot Winner Revealed: Modest Mega Millionaire Richard

Wahl Richard Wahl recently moved to New Jersey from Michigan and has

only played the lottery a few times before winning the $533 million

Mega Millions lottery jackpot. <>


Reply with the DONATION CODE to this email:

He will send it to you either by Cashier check or ATM Card.

Contact my personal Assistant

Name: James Williams


Hope to make you and your family happy during this difficult time.


Mr.Richard Wahl"


August 19, 2023 at 8:33 AM by
Richard Wahl Lottery Donation Scam
an anonymous user from: Springfield, Ohio, United States

I had this scam come to my email and immediately I knew it was a bogus attempt to cause me drama and financial harm. What I'm wondering in the h**l did they access my email? People, beware...there is evil out there looking to do you harm. Think...and be safe.


February 26, 2024 at 12:45 AM by
Richard Wahl Lottery Donation Scam
an anonymous user from: San Jose, California, United States

Well I know how they got to mine. This is just downright cruel. I knew it wasn't real I just thought maybe and that's only because I'm going to be homeless because I've had scammers take my money. Government has incorrect information on me therefore I'm not entitled to any benefits. I've tried to get that fixed. People ask me do you owe taxes no I don't owe taxes. I cashed in my retirement account last year there wasn't much in there and I paid taxes on that. It's Joe Biden's world I just live in it


February 8, 2024 at 9:59 PM by
Richard Wahl Lottery Donation Scam
an anonymous user from: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

Just in the last two days I have received this email- it even has the same exact bogus code number as the one shown below in another comment! What a crock! And what if I was so naive and stupid as to travel all the way to Canada in the next few four days?! This is criminal to scam folks like this. For shame!


July 26, 2023 at 8:28 PM by
Richard Wahl Lottery Donation Scam
an anonymous user from: Henderson, North Carolina, United States

I just received this Richard Wahl email today:

Dear winner

I am Mr. Richard Wahl, the mega winner of $533M USD in Mega Millions Jackpot, I'm donating to 5 random individuals. If you receive my email then your email was selected after a spin ball. I have spread most of my wealth over a number of charities and organizations. I have voluntarily decided to donate the sum of $10M USD to you as you are one of the selected 5, to verify my winnings please see the youtube page below.



Reply with the CODE [0043035] to this email:( He will process the delivery you just follow his instruction to help you receive.

Contact my Financial Team head

My Personal Assistant

Name: mr peter michael


Hope to put a smile on your face and that of your family.


Mr. Richard Wahl sent you the attached document "CONTACT MY PERSONAL ASSISTANT EMAIL" using signNow.


January 26, 2023 at 6:09 PM by
Richard Wahl Lottery Donation Scam
an anonymous user from: Dillsboro, Indiana, United States

I just received a email statiñg that I was randomly selected to receive 15 million from Richard wall the mega million winner and was ask for my full name address phone # and occupation and nothing else and received a code that I needed to claim the winnings and after that I received another email telling me the address to the claims office and that they would like for me to go there to receive cashier's check and to take photos of them presenting me the check or if I couldn't make it there would be a small fee for carrier service and had 4 days to be at the claims office and this has been in the last 3 days is this a scam


August 22, 2022 at 9:09 AM by
Richard Wahl Lottery Donation Scam
an anonymous user from: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

I received a text saying my number was randomly picked to send 10,000 dollars to me cause God told him to help people in need. I swear I hate a thief


August 9, 2022 at 8:35 AM by
Richard Wahl Lottery Donation Scam
an anonymous user from: Los Angeles, California, United States

They're still at it, just received the email a few days ago. I comb my email every few days. They've switched it up to look more professional. I censored the phone # and email.

" I am Mr. Richard Wahl, the food production manager that won the $533

million Mega Millions jackpot. See link for proof:

I just started an international charitable donation campaign as I will

be giving a donation sum of US$25.5 Million each to improve the life

of (5) Lucky individuals from any part of the world. And your Name

and email address was submitted to me by the Google internet

management teams as a webmail User and a part of my donation list and

your Email ID is among those listed to receive the donation sum of

US$25.500,000.00 through the help of my accountant agent, Mr. Peter K.


83002-0000 UNITED STATES. And According to the arrangement I signed,

the CEO, President & Director of BANK OF JACKSON HOLE. Mr. Peter K.

Lawton, My accountant must contact you as soon as your donation worth

US$25.5 Million is ready to enable them send you the payment through

setting up an Online Banking Account for you in their bank and have

your $25.5 million deposited into it, that way you have 24hrs access

to your money and transfer to any bank of your choice at the comfort

of your home. I am hoping that you will be able to use the

donation sum of US$25.5 MILLION wisely and judiciously over there in

your country.

Therefore, make sure you contact Mr. Peter K. Lawton by yourself with

below information to enable quick releasing the donation payment to

you today because bankers are always engaged with many customers


Contact Person: Mr. Peter K. Lawton

Contact Phone Number: 1(***) *** - ***

Contact Email: {***}

Best Regards

Mr. Richard Wahl.

NOTE: If you received this message in your SPAM/JUNK folder, that is

because of the restrictions implemented by your Internet Service

Provider, I urge you to treat it genuinely and kindly move it to your

inbox. "


March 31, 2021 at 1:13 PM by
Richard Wahl Lottery Donation Scam
an anonymous user from: Walton, Monroe, Georgia, United States

I received the Caffy email today, thanks for this being posted as a scam


March 30, 2021 at 11:04 AM by
Richard Wahl Lottery Donation Scam
an anonymous user from: E2, London, England, United Kingdom

Received the Caffey one today - beware folks!


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Richard Wahl Lottery Donation Scam