My wife and I have a Cheque for you (scam alert)

Please share this scam alert with your friends on social media.

This is the ultimate in “mystery scam” messages — just one line with no signature or name. Someone has a check for you. But who is it? And why? Actually we know the answer: it is a scammer, and the purpose of the (non-existent) check is to serve as a gimmick to pick your pocket.

Subject: RELY
Date: Tue, 8 Dec 2015

My wife and I have a donation Cheque for you

Here at the Scam Hunter website ( we document scam messages like the one above in order to help people around the world stay safe online. Please share our scam alerts with your friends and coworkers today.