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"The Walton Family Donation" Scam Being Sent by Scammers

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"The Walton Family Donation" Scam Being Sent by Scammers

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Online users, be aware of the "The Walton Family Donation" scam like the one below. The scam is being sent by scammers who are attempting to trick their potential victims into sending them money. The Walton family is an American family whose collective fortune makes them the richest family in the United States and among the richest in the world. The majority of their wealth derives from the heritage of Bud and Sam Walton, who were the co-founders of the world's largest retailer, Walmart.

Remember, never send money or personal information if you are asked to do so in order to receive a donation or lottery prize. This is how scammers steal their potential victims' information, and how they steal their victims' money.

The "The Walton Family Donation" Scam

Subject: Sv: Walton Family New Year 2019 Donation.

From: Kurz, Ronald <ronald.kurz@medunigraz.at>

Date: Sun 1/6/2019, 8:46 AM

The Walton Family has picked you for a $1,000,000.00 Donation,

Kindly reply for more information and claim details.

Recipients of the same email are asked to delete it and should not follow the instructions in it.

Note: Some of the names, addresses, email addresses, telephone numbers or other information in samples on this website may have been impersonated or spoofed.

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  • January 9, 2019 at 4:38 PM by an anonymous user from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

    Omg I received this message, I feel stupid, I send some of my information. what can happen now?? it was not like my social or bank account, just my name address.

    remove

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"The Walton Family Donation" Scam Being Sent by Scammers