The "Mr. David Hamilton Koch Charitable Foundation" Donation Scam

Online users are asked to be aware of "Mr. David Hamilton Koch Charitable Foundation" donation scams. The name of the American businessman, philanthropist, political activist, and chemical engineer, 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 business magnate as part of his charity project. But, Mr. David Hamilton Koch is not randomly donating money to people around the world.

The Mr. David Hamilton Koch Charitable Foundation Donation Scam

The "Mr. David Hamilton Koch Charitable Foundation" Donation Scam

From: Mr.David Hamilton Koch <davidhk.@key.ocn.ne.jp>

Date: Thu, Sep 13, 2018, 3:53 PM

Subject: Donation For You

Hi, My name is David Hamilton Koch, a philanthropist and the founder of Koch Industries, one of the largest private foundations in the world. I believe strongly in giving while living I had one idea that never changed in my mind, that you should use your wealth to help people and I have decided to secretly give $2,000,000.00 Million Dollars to randomly selected individuals worldwide.

On receipt of this email, you should count yourself as the lucky individual. Your email address was chosen online while searching at random. Kindly get back to me at your earliest convenience, so that I will know your email address is valid.

Visit my web page to know more about me: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_H._Koch

Email me (dhk1773@gmail.com)

Regards,

Mr.David Hamilton Koch.

Email ( dhk1773@gmail.com)

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 "Mr. David Hamilton Koch Donation" scam emails are asked not to respond to or follow the instructions in them. They should just delete the email messages instead. For those who have responded, they should be careful going forward because they will be contacted by scammers who will attempt to scam them.

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  • March 14, 2021 at 8:28 AM by an anonymous user from: Hilversum, North Holland, Netherlands

    I recieved this mail earlier:

    Donation Information!.

    Charles Koch <ckoch@hamiltonfoundation.com>

    Zo 14-3-2021 08:00

    Hi,

    My name is Mr. Charles Koch, an elder brother to late Mr. David Hamilton Koch a philanthropist and the founder of Koch Industries, one of the largest private foundations in the world. Mr. David Hamilton Koch believe strongly in giving while living and had one idea that never changed in his mind, that you should use your wealth to help people and he decided to give USD2,000,000.00 Million Dollars to randomly selected individuals worldwide before his death in U.s Hospital on the 23rd of August 2019.

    On receipt of this email, you should count yourself as the lucky individual. Kindly get back to me at your earliest convenience, so that I will know your email address is valid. Email me at: thywil@outlook.com

    You can also visit the web page of late Mr. David Hamilton Koch to know more about the Hamilton Foundation and this grant: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_H._Koch

    David Koch

    en.wikipedia.org

    Regards,

    Mr. Charles Koch

  • December 13, 2019 at 1:04 AM by an anonymous user from: Hereford, England, United Kingdom

    Here is a slightly different variety since Mr Koch has died:-

    Mr. Charles Koch <info@usa.com>

    FrI 2019-12-13 06:12

    Hi, My name is Mr. Charles Koch, an elder brother to late Mr. David Hamilton Koch a philanthropist and the founder of Koch Industries, one of the largest private foundations in the world. Mr. David Hamilton Koch believe strongly in giving while living and had one idea that never changed in his mind, that you should use your wealth to help people and he decided to give USD2,000,000.00 Million Dollars to randomly selected individuals worldwide before his death in Japanese Hospital on the 23rd of August 2019.

    On receipt of this email, you should count yourself as the lucky individual. Kindly get back to me at your earliest convenience, so that I will know your email address is valid. Email me at ( ckoch8613@gmail.com ) you can also visit the web page of late Mr. David Hamilton Koch to know more about the Hamilton Foundation and this grant: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_H._Koch

  • March 29, 2019 at 11:29 AM by an anonymous user from: Rabat, Rabat - Sale - Kenitra, Morocco

    Hello, I received the same email, I'm from Morocco and I knew that was a scam, it's obvious 2 million just like that. hhhh, no way here is the email:

    "Hi, My name is David Hamilton Koch, a philanthropist and the founder of Koch Industries, one of the largest private foundations in the world. I believe strongly in giving while living I had one idea that never changed in my mind, that you should use your wealth to help people and I have decided to secretly give $2,000,000.00 Million Dollars to randomly selected individuals worldwide.

    On receipt of this email, you should count yourself as the lucky individual. Your email address was chosen online while searching at random. Kindly get back to me at your earliest convenience, so that I will know your email address is valid.

    Email me (dhkoch73@gmail.com)

    Regards,

    Mr.David Hamilton Koch.

    Email (dhkoch73@gmail.com)"

  • March 4, 2019 at 11:33 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    -Original Message-

    From: Mr.David Hamilton <test@arshadgroup.com>

    Sent: Sunday, March 3, 2019 6:55 PM

    To: Recipients <test@arshadgroup.com>

    Subject: Donation!

    Hi, My name is David Hamilton Koch, a philanthropist and the founder of Koch Industries, one of the largest private foundations in the world. I believe strongly in giving while living I had one idea that never changed in my mind, that you should use your wealth to help people and I have decided to secretly give USD$2,000,000.00 Million Dollars to randomly selected individuals worldwide.

    On receipt of this email, you should count yourself as the lucky individual.Your email address was chosen online while searching at random. Kindly get back to me at your earliest convenience, so that I will know your email address is valid.Make sure to send him the following information to process

    Your Full name

    Your Address

    Your Country

    Your Age

    Your S*x

    Your Phone number

    Email me ( dhamilton9099@gmail.com )

    Visit my web page to know more about me: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_H._Koch

    Regards,

    Mr. David Hamilton

  • March 4, 2019 at 11:25 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    -Original Message-

    From: David Hamilton Koch <scottcharles090@yahoo.com>

    Sent: Mon, Mar 4, 2019 10:10 am

    Subject: Donation Information!

    Hi, My name is David Hamilton Koch, a philanthropist and the founder of Koch Industries, one of the largest private foundations in the world. I believe strongly in giving while living I had one idea that never changed in my mind, that you should use your wealth to help people and I have decided to secretly give USD2,000,000.00 Million Dollars to randomly selected individuals worldwide. On receipt of this email, you should count yourself as the lucky individual. Kindly get back to me at your earliest convenience, so that I will know your email address is valid. Email me (hamiltondavid464@gmail.com) Visit my web page to know more about me: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_H._Koch

    Regards,

    Mr. David Hamilton

  • February 26, 2019 at 8:21 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: DAVID HAMILTON KOCH <david@estate.ocn.ne.jp>

    Date: February 22, 2019 at 6:14:04 PM MST

    Subject: HI DONATION FOR YOU!

    Reply-To: DAVID HAMILTON KOCH <mrdavidhamiltonkoch@gmail.com>

    Hi, My name is David Hamilton Koch, a philanthropist and the founder of Koch Industries, one of the largest private foundations in the world. I believe strongly in 'giving while living I had one idea that never changed in my mind,that you should use your wealth to help people and I have decided to secretly give USD$5,000,000.00 Million Dollars to randomly selected individuals worldwide.

    On receipt of this email, you should count yourself as the lucky individual.Your email address was chosen online while searching at random. Kindly get back to me at your earliest convenience, so that I will know your email address is valid.

    Email me (mrdavidhamiltonkoch@gmail.com)

    Visit my web page to know more about me: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_H._Koch

    Regards,

    Mr.David Hamilton Koch.

    Email (mrdavidhamiltonkoch@gmail.com)"

  • February 12, 2019 at 10:28 AM by info

    They are using this email address: mrdavidhamiltonkoch@gmail.com

    • March 29, 2019 at 7:25 PM by an anonymous user from: Rabat, Rabat - Sale - Kenitra, Morocco

      They use more than one addresses, if you see the emails they are different.

  • November 21, 2018 at 6:51 PM by an anonymous user from: Muenster, Texas, United States

    I received a letter, responded but, I haven't sent them any personal info.

    I got an answer back the following day requesting the personal info then started to look up other info like this.

    It's too bad there are others out there that are willing to try to s***w people out of their money.

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