Sheryll Goedert Powerball Donation Lottery Scam

Lottery scammers are using several social media and email scams like the one below to impersonate Sheryll Goedert to obtain personal financial information and money from potential victims. Sheryll Goedert will never ask you to share your financial information electronically. If you have received the same emails please delete them, or social media messages when you receive them. And, Sheryll Goedert, who won $60 Million in the Powerball, will never ask you to send money in order to receive a donation from her.

Sheryll Goedert Powerball Donation Lottery Scam

Remember, once you are asked to send money in order to receive a donation or lottery prize, it is scammers or thieves attempting to trick you into sending them your money.

A "Sheryll Goedert " Powerball Donation Lottery Scam


Sent: Friday, February 26, 2021 5:26 AM

Subject: My donation to you and your family

We ve heard that a little financial and medical support can go a long way during the pandemic.

I'm Sheryll Goedert from Florida,the winner of a $396.9 million Powerball jackpot held on January 29,2020

This Winning is a blessing so we decided to give back to the society which means we are officially notifying you that you have been

selected as one of the Beneficiaries of 2020 VACATION LIFE LLC Social

Responsibility Cash Aid Program.

Your e-mail address was randomly chosen by the Topaz Ballot System.

You have been awarded the sum of $500,000USD for charity and medical support.

Should you wish to verify, below are links to that effect.

I only hope you will be able to help others around you,contact my legal representative via for more information on how to get the donated amount.

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October 19, 2023 at 2:13 PM by
Sheryll Goedert Powerball Donation Lottery Scam
an anonymous user from: City, Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States

I have been told on TicTok that I’m part of the winners that Sheryl Goedert is giving away. And was asked not to forward the link they gave me.


April 19, 2023 at 6:42 PM by
Sheryll Goedert Powerball Donation Lottery Scam
an anonymous user from: Copperopolis, California, United States

They approached me via Twitter and asking me for personal info so yeah I'm homeless as well so it's sad that the mess with the needy people


February 10, 2023 at 10:56 AM by
Sheryll Goedert Powerball Donation Lottery Scam
an anonymous user from: Palm Coast, Florida, United States

I received (at least) 2 emails in the last 2 days from “Lisette Rasmussen”. It starts out with these exact words, “Sheryllygoedert Foundation just gave you a donation kindly respond for detail...”. I did not open the email. I got the wording from the preview lines that appear before you open the email. That was enough to set off alarm bells. It looks like this scam is either still alive and well or is making a comeback. Geez, when will these awful people stop?!


December 21, 2022 at 5:53 PM by
Sheryll Goedert Powerball Donation Lottery Scam
an anonymous user from: Monroe, Louisiana, United States

season greetings this is to inform you that your family has been selected for a private benefit from Sheryll goedert foundation


January 4, 2022 at 4:29 PM by
Sheryll Goedert Powerball Donation Lottery Scam
an anonymous user from: Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada

is this person a scammer SHAROYAH AKOTO M&T Bank LOGISTICS?


January 4, 2022 at 4:25 PM by
Sheryll Goedert Powerball Donation Lottery Scam
an anonymous user from: Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada

how about texts and calls from Brent D Braid M&T Bank in Washington?

phone number 1-202-681-7899

Sheryll Goedert phone number 1-707-957-0609


November 29, 2021 at 3:25 AM by
Sheryll Goedert Powerball Donation Lottery Scam


Joseph Townsend <>

Sun 11/28/2021 9:00 AM

This notification is from VACATION LIFE LLC Legal representative,You have a donation of {$2,500,000.00} Two Million Five Hundred Thousand United Dollars for charity and medical support from Sheryll Goedert (The winner of $396.9 million Powerball jackpot on Jan 29,2020.) She donated in memory of Her deceased Husband, who died of cancer

Note: All reply must be sent to :"

Another scam.


November 16, 2021 at 11:26 AM by
Sheryll Goedert Powerball Donation Lottery Scam
an anonymous user from: Al Ritchie, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada

I stated earlier they called last night. They contacted me this morning and I shared this link. They responded by saying they were working with interpol and the FBI to catch these scammers. That's when I decided to share the # they called from.I hope it helps.


November 16, 2021 at 8:11 AM by
Sheryll Goedert Powerball Donation Lottery Scam
an anonymous user from: Core, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada

They called me from this number last night: 12094480503


October 14, 2021 at 3:30 AM by
Sheryll Goedert Powerball Donation Lottery Scam
an anonymous user from: Macquarie Park, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Just got one today 14/10/21. 2.8 million, geez that's too good to be true! lol

You have been rewarded with $2,800,000.00. by Sheryll Goedert who won

the Powerball Jackpot of $396.9 million dollars, for more details



Sheryll Goedert


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Sheryll Goedert Powerball Donation Lottery Scam