This curious scam message combines a whole range of traditional scammer themes. “Tom Crist” has won a lottery, his wife was dying of cancer, and as a religious man he wants to share his wealth with you. Alas, it’s just another version of the old fashioned advance-fee fraud, designed not to spread his fortune but to grow it by picking your pocket.
Subject: My Bear Beneficiary, You Are My Lucky Winner.**
From: TOM CRIST FOUNDATION firstname.lastname@example.org
Date: Tue, 05 May 2015 23:41:55 -0700
I am Mr Tom Crist the Calgary Max Lotto Winner of 40 Million and i know this would come as a surprise to you but be rest assured that as a man who believes in the word of God i know that in my heart it is always better to give than to receive, see Luke 12:33-34.
i am writing to inform you that Google in alliance with MICROSOFT submitted your “Email” upon my request that you receive a Cheque/Check for $1million. in honor of my of his late wife Janice Crist, who died of cancer two years ago. see PROOF below;
I have already issue out a check for $1.2million to the Tom Baker Cancer Center where Janice Crist was treated before her death. find proof below;
Please forward your Full Names, Age, Address, Tel, Occupation and a check for $1million will be issued to you.
Retired CEO & Calgary Lotto Winner
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