The "Michael Bloomberg Random Gifts" Scam

The Michael Bloomberg Random Gifts Scam

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Michael Bloomberg is not secretly giving away gifts worth millions of dollars to randomly selected individuals worldwide. Therefore, recipients of the fake email message below, which claims he is doing so, are asked not to follow the instructions in it. This is because the fake email is being sent by online scammers who are attempting to trick their potential victims into sending money. The scammers will claim the money is for taxes or fees, but once they receive their victims' money, they will take it and disappear.

The "Michael Bloomberg Random Gifts" Scam

From: Michael Bloomberg <>

Date: November 3, 2019 at 2:07:17 AM EST


Reply-To: <>

Hi, my name is Michael Rubens Bloomberg; a philanthropist. and founder Bloomberg L.P, 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.

I want to use my wealth to help and support selected individuals who will help people around them before I pass on. On receipt of this email, you should count yourself as the lucky individual. Your email address was selected 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 ( )

Please visit my web page to know more about me thank you:

Best Regards.

Michael Bloomberg.

Email (

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  • December 29, 2019 at 1:41 PM by an anonymous user from Corbin, Kentucky, United States

    I receive an email like this.


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The "Michael Bloomberg Random Gifts" Scam