Online users, beware of fake Grant Donation emails like the ones below being sent by online scammers. The aim of the scammers is to trick their potential victims into sending them their personal information. Then, the scammers will subsequently ask their potential victims to send them money before they can received their so-called grant. But, if the money is sent, the scammers will take it and disappear, and the victims will not get the grant they were promised.
Samples of Grant Donation Scams
Subject: Grant Donation
Date: Fri, 28 Jun 2019 00:31:03 -0700
From: Maria <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Recipients <email@example.com>
You were chosen to receive a Cash Grant Donation of ???1,700,000 from Maria-Elisabeth, Respond back for more details.
From: Dowless, Roy <Roy.Dowless@centurylink.com>
Sent: Thursday, June 27, 2019 9:34:04 AM
To: Dowless, Roy
You have been picked for an charity grant benefit Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details