Oxfam is a legitimate charity that has been in operation for decades. Like many other legitimate charities, Oxfam unfortunately attracts scammers who try to take advantage of the organization’s good name. This message, which claims to come from a “Robert Cornford,” says you have received an Oxfam donation. In reality, this is just an attempt to lure you into a typical advance free fraud that will end with “Robert Cornford” picking your pocket.
Subject: Donation Economic Growth And Poverty Alleviation Scheme.
From: “OXFAM DONATION” firstname.lastname@example.org
Date: Fri, 04 Sep 2015
You have been entitled to £1,000,000.00 GBP.
CONGRATULATIONS from all staff and board members.
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