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The "Mrs. Elaine Wynn" Donation Scam

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The "Mrs. Elaine Wynn" Donation Scam

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Online users are asked to be aware of "Mrs. Eleine Farrell Wynn" donation scams. The name of the billionaire businesswoman is being used by scammers in an attempt to trick potential victims into sending money and personal information. The scammers claim their potential victims were randomly selected to receive donations from the businesswoman. But, Mrs. Elaine Wynn is not randomly donating money to people around the world.

The "Mrs. Elaine Wynn" Donation Scam

From: "Mrs. Elaine Wynn" <mn047476@gmail.com>

Date: July 9, 2019 at 4:47:59 AM EDT

To: <mn047476@gmail.com>

Subject: Charity Prposal from Mrs. Elaine Wynn

Reply-To: <elaineproject01@gmail.com>

Good day,

Today I bring to you a beneficial proposal which I want you to assist me with. I am Mrs. Elaine Wynn, a divorcée and an American billionaire businesswoman, philanthropist and art collector. I have recently been diagnosed with Colorectal cancer and a rare heart disease, which has defiled all medical treatment. The intention of this email is to employ the expertise of a Charity minded individual, who can identify a viable and guarantee reasonable distribution of my wealth to the needy. I cannot rely on family and closest relatives any more, as they did not show responsible behavior when I entrusted part of my wealth to them to distribute to charitable organizations but instead they used the money for their personal needs. If interested to assist me, do forward me with your information´s [NAME, COUNTRY, OCCUPATION, AGE, MARITAL STATUS] I will provide you with more details on my next email.

Thanks and stay blessed

Mrs. Elaine Wynn

E-mail: elaineproject0@gmail.com

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elaine_Wynn

Remember, once they (scammers) have received their potential victims' personal information, they will use the information to trick the potential victims into sending money, which they will claim is for some advance fees, which will cover banking and transfer costs, insurance payments or tax that the potential victims need to pay before they can receive the so-called donated money. But, if the victims send their money, the scammers will steal it and may continue to trick the victims into sending more money, with the promise of receiving the donated money the scammers claim they would receive.

Recipients of the "Mrs. Elaine Wynn" scam emails are asked not to respond to or follow the instructions in them. They should just delete the email messages instead. For those who have responded, they should be careful going forward because they will be contacted by scammers who will attempt to scam them.

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  • July 11, 2019 at 3:33 PM by info

    "Good morning, dear Sir

    I need your precious help to clarify this donation of Mrs. Eleine Farrell Wynn, on June 26th I received a letter from her to offer me a donation of £ 10,000.00 to use it as a humanitarian aid for my community. I accepted her proposal she contacted me for more details about the name of his lawyer in England and his bank deposit of its funds which is equity bank Manchester.

    I contacted his lawyer who asked for some documents passport and other personal information after two days or three he sent me the copy of the Afidavit of the high court sign by the donor the lawyer and the judges concern is immediately after the bank also contacted me to fill in some forms of personal information asking me a fee of £ 1500 to 1900.

    I am surprised why the bank is asking me for a transfer fee yet Mrs. Elaine's funds have become in my name by law, please check if this donation is real or scam

    .

    Best regards

    NOURIDDINE SKHAB"

    Received this via email. Please note it is an attempt by scammers to trick their potential victim.

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The "Mrs. Elaine Wynn" Donation Scam