"Shane Missler Charity Foundation" Donation Scam

Online users are asked to be aware of "Shane Missler" lottery donation scams. The name of the Florida MEGA MILLIONS jackpot winner, who won $451 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, Shane Missler is not randomly donating money to people around the world.

Shane Missler Charity Foundation Donation Scam

The "Shane Missler Charity Foundation" Donation Scam

Date: Sat, Aug 4, 2018, 4:39 AM

From: Shane Missler Charity Foundation <shane-missler.@pearl.ocn.ne.jp> wrote:

Dear Recipient,

Greetings to you. Following my Mega Jackpot winning of $451 million on January 5th, 2018 which I hope to use to pursue a variety of passions,help my family and do some good for humanity. I have voluntarily decided to donate some Money to charities across the world hence, be informed that you have been selected to benefit from my charity project aimed at touching lives as God has blessed me.

This donation of $1 Million is made out to enable you strengthen your personal issues and generously extend hands of help to the less privileged,orphans and charity organizations within your locality.

Should you wish to verify,below are links to that effect:

Kindly Forward your Message of Acceptance to: shane-missler@charityanddonations.com

Best Regards.

Shane Missler

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 Shane Missler 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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April 26, 2022 at 7:00 PM by
"Shane Missler Charity Foundation" Donation Scam

Here is a scam that I received:


This is a personal message. I am Shane Missler from the USA, the winner of the American power ball lottery of $451 million, you have a donation of € 2.000.000. respond now so we can proceed.


Shane Missler"


March 3, 2020 at 11:05 AM by
"Shane Missler Charity Foundation" Donation Scam

Shnafoundation@gmail.com is being used by the scammers.


December 9, 2019 at 9:18 PM by
"Shane Missler Charity Foundation" Donation Scam
an anonymous user from: Santa Clara, California, United States

I was offered $30,000 from Shane but he has yet to respond on when it's coming to my door.


May 4, 2019 at 7:32 AM by
"Shane Missler Charity Foundation" Donation Scam

Here is another scam:

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From: Shane Missler <shane.rc53@outlook.com>

Sent: Saturday, May 4, 2019 9:49 AM

Subject: Re: Donation

This is a personal email address from me to you.

I'm SHANE MISSLER, from Florida, United States. As you already know, I won $451m (£330m) lottery Jackpot in January 2018 and the money has changed my life and my family life but it has not and will not change my heart, As I have promised myself to use some part of the winnings for Humanitarian work. My family is a very modest family, we help each other and have decided to do God's work after having a long conversation with some people with good heart and strongly support humanitarian work. I don't have much to say about myself now, but I'm over excited so I want you and your family to be happy as we are happy today. We have voluntarily decided to donate the sum of €5,000,000.00 Euro to you and your family as part of our own charity project to help increase the fortune of 12 lucky people around the world. We hope you can use the money wisely and sensibly. We will employ you to do what you can to alleviate the level of poverty in your area and also try and improve the standard of living of as many people as you can help in your own local community because that's the purpose of donating this money in the first place.

I am very grateful for the interest in my plight and I want to assure you that you will be very rewarded for what you have chosen to do. Although we are knowing each other for the first time, I believe that same luck that I had with winning the jackpot is what attracts me to you when I searched for these few people to help over the Internet as I saw your profile on a list of registered email addresses that were provided by Microsoft list.

Be rest assured you are not at risk as this is my money, for source and verification please see the link below:

link: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-42671157

I decided to donate to individuals and I told some ministers of my ideas which was welcome and promised that they would get me a list of some people who could help others with my donation and put smile in the face of the needy I decided to choose myself by going to Microsoft and Google to do a research. I have decided to move with my family to Belgium because since I won this lottery, too many commitments and taxes have been imposed on almost any investment I put my hands on.

My donation of €5,000,000.00.00 Euro may not be much for you, but I believe this will go a long way in improving your standard of living, as my lottery jackpot has done for me. I would like you to fill in the information below and return back to me. My family and I will be glad to meet you after the donation has come to you. We believe that this wonderful opportunity has come to us from God, and we can not keep it all to ourselves, one more thing, this donation will be highlighted to you so that you can strengthen your personal questions and generously help us, hands in the most part to the fewer privileges, orphans, and charities in your place. We have chosen you to be a part of this blessing because we believe that there is an expression of worship.

Do this in a timely manner so that you can contact the disbursement bank for additional policies to receive donations. Please keep this to your self until you receive your money in your bank account. Kindly fill in the following data.

Full Name:





Postal Code:



Contact Phone Number:

Please note that we do not need your information for any other purpose, I only need this information because we need to have correct records of who we are dealing with in order to establish a better relationship with you.

We await your earliest answer.

Warmest regards,

Shane Missler


April 15, 2019 at 10:00 AM by
"Shane Missler Charity Foundation" Donation Scam
an anonymous user from: Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Good day

Trust you well,I am Leslie Swart from South Africa. I also received an email regarding the donations from Shane Missler but I have tried to contact him with no luck to hear his side of the story.

I was informed to send money so they can open an account in my name so that the money can be transfered to my account which never happen and everytime its like something new comes up which I started to get doubts about this whole donation thing.




April 15, 2019 at 10:34 AM by
"Shane Missler Charity Foundation" Donation Scam

It is a scam. Never send money when you are asked to do so in order to receive a lottery prize, donation, or inheritance.


September 18, 2018 at 2:58 AM by
"Shane Missler Charity Foundation" Donation Scam

Here is another scam:

"From: Shane Missler Charity Foundation <shane-missler.@crest.ocn.ne.jp>

Date: September 17, 2018 at 6:16:26 PM EDT

Subject: You have been Selected for a Private Donation

Reply-To: Shane Missler Charity Foundation <shanemisslercharity@gmail.com>

Dear Beneficiary,

Greetings to you. Following my Mega Jackpot winning of $451 million on January 5th, 2018 which I hope to use to pursue a variety of passions,help my family and do some good for humanity. I have voluntarily decided to donate some Money to charities across the world hence, be informed that you have been selected to benefit from my charity project aimed at touching lives as God has blessed me.

This donation of $1 Million is made out to enable you strengthen your personal issues and generously extend hands of help to the less privileged,orphans and charity organizations within your locality.

Should you wish to verify,below are link to that effect:

Kindly Forward your Message of Acceptance to: shanemisslercharity@gmail.com

Best Regards.

Shane Missler"


August 6, 2018 at 6:50 PM by
"Shane Missler Charity Foundation" Donation Scam

Here is another scam:

"From: Shane Missler < donation.@goo.jp >

Subject: Attention Beneficiary Email ID,

Attention Beneficiary Email ID,

I am Mr.Shane Missler. the 20-year old Florida man that won $451 million Mega jackpot on January 5th 2018, and to avoid fraudulent notice, see my interview by visiting link bellow:

We just started international charitable donation campaign as we will be give a donation sum of five million five hundred thousand united state dollars ($5,500,000.00) each to improve the life of Three Lucky individual from any part of worldwide.

And your Name and email address was submitted to us by the Google internet management teams as a webmail User and your name is among those listed to receive the donation payment sum of US$$5,500,000.00 through the help of PNC Bank, Address 2701 S Broadway Los Angeles, CA 90007 United States

According to arrangement sign: Mr. William Demchak, The chairman president and chief executive officer of the PNC Bank Financial Services Group will contact you as soon as your draft check worth US$5.5 Million is ready to enable them send you the payment through bank to bank wire transfer to any of your bank account information you provide to them.

Therefore, contact PNC Bank, National Association. Member Mr. William Demchak yourself immediately you read this mail message with below information to enable quick releasing the donation payment to you because bankers is always engage with many customers activities.

Contact Person: Mr. William Demchak,

The chairman president and chief executive officer

PNC Bank Financial Services Group

Address 2701 S Broadway Los Angeles

California 90007 United States

Phone: 1 (213)-375-6424

Bank website:

Email:. willia_pncbank@aol.co.uk

Email:. demchakwilliam@gmail.com

PNC Bank, National Association. Member FDIC CEO Mr. William Demchak also always receive text message at 1 (213)-375-6424 for bank business only. You can text him anytime about your donation payment to avoid delay.

Make sure you contact the chairman president and chief executive officer, Mr. William Demchak direct once you read this mail message for more information because the donation US$5.5 sign in your name now is 100% genuine with due process of law, and it is well free from all illegal activities which you have the lawful right to claim your donation fund as soon as possible.

And if you are receiving this notification for the first time, the ( US$5.5 Million ) can only be paid to you upon the receipt of DONATION CODE: [ SHANE 2017/GIFT/TWO W] to Mr. William Demchak, The chairman president and chief executive officer of PNC Bank Financial Services Group United States of America.

Congratulations & Happy Celebrations in Advance,

Best Regard.

Shane Missler

the donation firm"


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