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Fake Bill Gates Foundation Charity Donation Emails

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Fake Bill Gates Foundation Charity Donation Emails

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Scammers are impersonating Bill Gates, by claiming that he and his wife Melinda are giving away millions of dollars via the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, to some randomly selected online users. Therefore, online users are asked delete email messages claiming they will receive thousands or millions of dollars from Mr. Gates or his foundation and are asked to send their personal information in order to receive their so-called donation. Remember, this is how scammers collect their potential victims’ information, which they will use to contact them.

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Also, online users who have already been tricked by charity donation scams will be contacted by scammers, who will attempt to scam them, either by tricking them into sending them money or trick them into visiting phishing or malicious websites.

For information about Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, please visit their legitimate website at: http://www.gatesfoundation.org/

A Sample of the "Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation" Email Scam

From: Mr Bill Gates [test@clmail.chenlong.com.tw]

Sent: Sunday, February 10, 2019 7:58 PM

Subject: Greetings You have been gifted $5 MILLION USD From Mr Bill Gates.

Greetings You have been gifted $5 MILLION USD From Mr Bill Gates. Contact me at this email for your claim: ( billgatesdonation2019@gmail.com )

I hope this information meet you well as I know you will be curious to know why/how I selected you to receive a sum of $5,000,000,00 USD, our information below is 100% legitimate, please see the link below: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_%26_Melinda_Gates_Foundation

I BILL GATES and my wife decided to donate the sum of $5,000,000,00 USD to you as part of our charity project to improve the 10 lucky individuals all over the world from our $65 Billion Usd I and My Wife Mapped out to help people. We prayed and searched over the internet for assistance and i saw your profile on Microsoft email owners list and picked you. Melinda my wife and i have decided to make sure this is put on the internet for the world to see. as you could see from the webpage above,am not getting any younger and you can imagine having no much time to live. although am a Billionaire investor and we have helped some charity organizations from our Fund.

You see after taken care of the needs of our immediate family members, Before we die we decided to donate the remaining of our Billions to other individuals around the world in need, the local fire department, the red cross, Haiti, hospitals in truro where Melinda underwent her cancer treatment, and some other organizations in Asia and Europe that fight cancer, alzheimer's and diabetes and the bulk of the funds deposited with our payout bank of this charity donation. we have kept just 30% of the entire sum to our self for the remaining days because i am no longer strong am sick and am writing you from hospital computer.and me and my wife will be traveling to Germany for Treatment.

To facilitate the payment process of the funds ($5,000,000.00 USD) which have been donated solely to you, you are to send me

your full names.................

your contact address................

your personal telephone number...............

SEND YOUR ABOVE DETAILS TO ( billgatesdonation2019@gmail.com )

so that i can forward your payment information to you immediately. I am hoping that you will be able to use the money wisely and judiciously over there in your City. please you have to do your part to also alleviate the level of poverty in your region, help as many you can help once you have this money in your personal account because that is the only objective of donating this money to you in the first place.

Thank you for accepting our offer, we are indeed grateful You Can Google my name for more information: Mr Bill Gates or Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Remain Blessed

Regards

Mr Bill Gates

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  • Apr 14, 2019 at 1:12 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    -------- Προωθημένο μήνυμα --------
    Θέμα: Hello
    Ημερομηνία: Sun, 07 Apr 2019 09:48:01 0100
    Από: Mr. Bill Gates <glaucia.abreu@ufes.br>
    Απάντηση: billgte1@outlook.com
    Οργανισμός: Mr. Bill Gates

    I hope this information meet you well as I know you will be curious to know why I selected you to receive a sum of $5,000,000.00 USD. The information below is 100% legitimate, please see the link below: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_&_Melinda_Gates_Foundation

    My wife and I decided to donate the sum of $5,000,000.00 USD to you as part of our charity project to improve the 10 lucky individuals all over the world from our 65 Billion USD, My Wife and I Mapped out to help people. We prayed and searched over the internet for assistance and I saw your profile on Microsoft email owners list and picked you.

    To facilitate the payment process of the funds ( $5,000,000.00 USD ) which have been donated solely to you, you are to send me the follow below:

    Your Full Names
    Your Contact Address
    Your Personal Telephone Number

    Send the above details to me so that I can forward your payment information to you immediately. I am hoping that you will be able to use the money wisely and judiciously over there in your City. Please you have to do your part to also alleviate the level of poverty in your region, help as many you can help once you have this money in your personal account because that is the only objective of donating this money to you in the first place.


    Thank you for accepting our offer, we are indeed grateful and you can Google my name for more information: Mr Bill Gates or Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

    Remain Blessed.

    Regards,
    Mr Bill Gates

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  • Mar 26, 2019 at 2:36 PM by info

    The scammers are using this email address: billgates9274@theia.ocn.ne.jp

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  • Mar 26, 2019 at 2:29 PM by info

    The scammers are using this email address: billgates9274@theia.ocn.ne.jp

    remove

  • Mar 17, 2019 at 10:20 PM by info

    Here is another scam:


    "From: b.m.gates@discoverigates.org <b.m.gates@discoverigates.org>
    Sent: Thursday, March 14, 2019 1:04 AM
    Subject: Microsoft E-mail ( ) Owner!!!

    440 5th Avenue N. Seattle,
    Washington. DC 98109
    United States Of America
    E-mail: - billgates18@mynet.com

    Congratulations ( )

    I Bill Gates & My Beloved wife Melinda Gates (Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation) has decided to donate to people who are less privilege, including organizations and individuals that are financially handicapped for best reasons known to them, and most importantly the less privilege.

    Follow this link to see my biodata and biography:-

    $ 9.5 Billion has been donated to help 1000 beneficiary (s) around the globe, your email () was randomly selected from our Microsoft email users, fortunate beneficiary are to receive the sum of $ 9.5 Million United States Dollars as a voluntary donation from our BGMG Foundation.

    For more information you are expected to click on the below link read carefully our speech:

    You are expected to contact our Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Executive Assistant Ms. Lynanne Lewis, (https://www.linkedin.com/in/lynanne-lewis-66970210)

    Upon responding to Ms. Lynanne Lewis complete the below requested data:-

    Name
    Address
    Mobile Number
    Sex
    Age
    Occupation

    We congratulate you in advance.

    Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

    E-mail: - billgates18@mynet.com
    440 5th Avenue N. Seattle,
    Washington. DC 98109
    United States Of America
    https://discoverigates.org/"

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  • Mar 13, 2019 at 9:40 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    ----- Forwarded Message -----
    From: Bill Gates <billgates8374646@yahoo.com>
    Sent: Monday, March 4, 2019, 5:27:25 AM GMT
    Subject: $5 MILLION USD From Mr Bill Gates

    Greetings You have been gifted $5 MILLION USD From Mr Bill Gates. Contact me at this email for your claim: donation2019@naver.com

    I hope this information meet you well as I know you will be curious to know why/how I selected you to receive a sum of $5,000,000,00 USD, our information below is 100% legitimate, please see the link below: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_&_Melinda_Gates_Foundation

    I BILL GATES and my wife decided to donate the sum of $5,000,000,00 USD to you as part of our charity project to improve the 10 lucky individuals all over the world from our $65 Billion Usd I and My Wife Mapped out to help people. We prayed and searched over the internet for assistance and i saw your profile on Microsoft email owners list and picked you. Melinda my wife and i have decided to make sure this is put on the internet for the world to see. as you could see from the webpage above,am not getting any younger and you can imagine having no much time to live. although am a Billionaire investor and we have helped some charity organizations from our Fund.

    You see after taken care of the needs of our immediate family members, Before we die we decided to donate the remaining of our Billions to other individuals around the world in need, the local fire department, the red cross, Haiti, hospitals in truro where Melinda underwent her cancer treatment, and some other organizations in Asia and Europe that fight cancer, alzheimer's and diabetes and the bulk of the funds deposited with our payout bank of this charity donation. we have kept just 30% of the entire sum to our self for the remaining days because i am no longer strong am sick and am writing you from hospital computer.and me and my wife will be traveling to Germany for Treatment.

    To facilitate the payment process of the funds ($5,000,000.00 USD) which have been donated solely to you, you are to send me

    your full names
    your contact address
    your personal telephone number
    SEND YOUR ABOVE DETAILS TO donation2019@naver.com

    so that i can forward your payment information to you immediately. I am hoping that you will be able to use the money wisely and judiciously over there in your City. please you have to do your part to also alleviate the level of poverty in your region, help as many you can help once you have this money in your personal account because that is the only objective of donating this money to you in the first place.

    Thank you for accepting our offer, we are indeed grateful You Can Google my name for more information: Mr Bill Gates or Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

    Remain Blessed

    Regards
    Mr Bill Gates

    remove

  • Feb 21, 2019 at 10:13 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    ---------- Forwarded message ---------
    From: Bill Gates <BillGates242@theia.ocn.ne.jp>
    Date: Tue, Feb 19, 2019, 2:35 AM
    Subject: $5 Million Usd Donation From Bill Gates

    Greetings You have been gifted $5 MILLION USD From Mr Bill Gates. Contact me at this email for your claim: billgates04@aol.com

    remove

  • Feb 14, 2019 at 3:49 PM by info

    Received this scam:

    ---------- Forwarded message ---------
    From: Bill Gates <Billgates243535@watch.ocn.ne.jp>
    Date: Thu, Feb 14, 2019 at 7:10 AM
    Subject: You have been gifted $5 MILLION USD From Mr Bill Gates
    To: gatebill893@gmail.com

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