"MDDP Foundation" Donation Phishing Scam

The fake "MDDP Foundation" donation email below is a scam. The fake email attempts to trick potential victims into sending their personal information to the scammers behind the phishing scam. Once the scammers have received their potential victims information, they will attempt to trick their potential victims into sending them money, which they will claim is for some so-called taxes or fees.

MDDP Foundation Donation Phishing Scam

A "MDDP Foundation" Donation Phishing Scam

Subject: Re: 02-06-2019

From: 22a Zona Eleitoral - São João do Cariri <zon22@tre-pb.jus.br>

Date: Sun 6/2/2019 11:25 AM

Message Dated 02-06-2019

The sum of $935300 USD have been offered to you by MDDP FOUNDATION for the support of the people around you.

Officer: Carling Spells

Email: info@mddpfoundation.com

Location: United states, California.

We need the details below;

Full name

Phone number

Complete address


Remain blessed

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November 21, 2019 at 8:09 AM by
"MDDP Foundation" Donation Phishing Scam
an anonymous user from: Vienna, Austria

Someone posing as from Walton Family Foundation (which is a real foundation), but the sender e-mail is wffmail@execs.com, which is not Walton Family Foundation's real e-mail.

The Walton Family Foundation

P.O. Box 2030,


AR 72712

Unites States

Hello [name],

We appreciate you for writing back, You are among the few lucky individuals randomly selected around the world. I believe that this grant will be of good help to the needy around you.

The Walton Family Foundation is, at its core, a family-led foundation. Three generations of the descendants of our founders, Sam and Helen Walton, and their spouses, work together to lead the foundation and create access to opportunity for people and communities. We believe the best ideas can come from anywhere, so we stay open to new thinking from all over. And we partner with those who are closest to the problem because they’re usually closest to the solution.

Mission and Vision

As we focus on making an impact that improves lives today, we also want to ensure that it lasts to benefit future generations. That’s why we are committed to the issues we work on for the long term, and why we’re constantly evaluating our efforts to make sure our solutions are effective and lasting.

Our Mission:

We are a family-led foundation that tackles tough social and environmental problems with urgency and a long-term approach to create access to opportunity for people and communities.

Our Vision:

To live in a world where people can accomplish anything when they have opportunity and encouragement

Our Values

ROOTED in the places we work and in a family legacy of giving back

ACTIVE in our work with grantees and in enabling individuals to take an active role in determining their futures

OPEN about who we are and to ideas from anywhere

BOLD in our belief about what’s possible and in tackling big, complex problems

Now with that being said, if you know you are ready to receive the funds $ 1,850,000. (One Million Eight Hundred and fifty Thousand United States Dollars).

Kindly introduce yourself in details to me:

* Full Name:

* * Marital Status:

* * Age:

* * S*x:

* * Contact Address:

* * Country:

* * Occupation:

* * Phone Number:

* * Any Means Of Identification:

Upon the verification of your details you will be referred to our disbursement channel, This is a personal grant from us and does not need formal procedures, our only term is to confirm your reliability for this donation and that our aim of setting up this grant is acheived.

I am hoping that you will be able to use the money prudently and judiciously over there in your locality, you will be required to do your part to also alleviate the level of poverty in your region, help as many people you can help once you have this grant in your personal account because that is our only objective of donating this funds to you.

When you are in receipt of the fund, all you are required to do is make your list of known charity organizations in your community, make donations to them and set up a project with the foundation name, this is really our main aim of giving out this fund to you.

As I wait for your response, I wish you a wonderful day.


Carrie Walton Penner

Board Chair


January 8, 2020 at 7:51 PM by
"MDDP Foundation" Donation Phishing Scam
an anonymous user from: Nassau, New Providence, Bahamas

Thank you, I just received a message on LinkedIn from a person identified as Joselin Karl,Organizational Development Manager at the Walton family foundation stating that I was randomly selected to receive their foundation donation grant and that I should email their foundation team at wffmail@execs.com for more detail. I thought this very strange so I was doing my research when I came across this. Thank you very much


June 21, 2019 at 9:49 AM by
"MDDP Foundation" Donation Phishing Scam
an anonymous user from: Sixth of October, Giza, Egypt

Thanks, I received an email from them and I don't know exactly what they want.


June 11, 2019 at 8:50 PM by
"MDDP Foundation" Donation Phishing Scam
an anonymous user from: Vienna, Austria

"Versanddatum 12 / JunI / 2019

Die Summe von $ 935300 USD wurde angeboten

Sie von MDDP FOUNDATION für die Unterstützung der Menschen

um dich herum.

Offizier: Carling Zauber

E-Mail: info@mddpfoundation.com

Ort: Vereinigte Staaten, Kalifornien.

Wir brauchen die Details unten;

Vollständiger Name


Vollständige Adresse

Land / Bundesstaat

Gott schütze dich und deine Familie."

Received this scam via email.


June 10, 2019 at 3:02 AM by
"MDDP Foundation" Donation Phishing Scam
an anonymous user from: Singapore, Central Singapore Community Development Council, Singapore

Received this in Chinese:

"Dudnyk OleksiI <oleksii.dudnyk@uah.es>

Sat 6/8/2019 5:07 PM

发送日期为08 / June / 2019




军官:Carling Spells










June 8, 2019 at 6:55 PM by
"MDDP Foundation" Donation Phishing Scam
an anonymous user from: Shuiguo Lake Residential District, Hubei, China

Now they got an chinese version:

发送日期为08 / June / 2019




军官:Carling Spells










June 3, 2019 at 10:52 AM by
"MDDP Foundation" Donation Phishing Scam

Here is another scam:

"From: Emmanuel Dreux <emmanuel.dreux@univ-paris8.fr>

Sent: Monday, June 3, 2019 4:58 PM

To: office@mddpfoundation.com

Subject: Re:

Message Dated 03-06-2019

The sum of $935300 USD have been offered to you by MDDP FOUNDATION for the support of the people around you.

Officer: Carling Spells

Email: office@mddpfoundation.com

Location: United states, California.

We need the details below;

Full name

Phone number

Complete address


Remain blessed"


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"MDDP Foundation" Donation Phishing Scam