Dave Dawes Donation (scam warning)

This is a classic example of a “mystery scam” message. (See more examples of mystery scams.) Someone who says his name is “Dave Dawes” has a check for you. But why? And who is he?

We can be pretty sure of who he is: he’s a scammer trying to pick your pocket. Please share this scam alert with your friends and coworkers so they can avoid this scam!

Subject: Reply
From: Dave Dawes
Date: Sat, 3 Oct 2015
Reply-To: davedawes222@qq.com

I have donation cheque for you reply back for more details

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