Despite several warnings all over the web since last year, we still received this email forward and warning.
It is found that “ukcharity.com” is a free email address. So the same caution should be applied when dealing with any emails sent from free email provider, which in this case it redirects to http://freeola.com/freeola500/?domain=ukcharity.com. This means that anyone can sign-up for this address and send out emails such as those below. Also note that fake names are likely used in such scams.
However, we also found other charity websites at
These are subdomains that are likely rented out to other entities and are not related to the email below.
—– Forwarded Message —–
Sent: Tuesday, February 5, 2013 3:21 PM
Subject: Dear Sir / Ma’am,////
Dear Sir / Ma’am,
This is a personal mail directed to you. My wife and I won £148.6m in the
Euro Millions Jackpot in August 2012 and have voluntarily decided to
donate £ 700,000,00 GBP to you as part of our own charity project to
improve the life of 10 lucky individuals all over the world.
If you have received this email then you are one of the lucky recipients,
get back to us with your details so that we can forward it to the payout
bank who will transfer your own part of the donation to you.
You can verify this by visiting the web pages below.
For the purpose of confidentiality and to claim your prize, reply via this
email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Adrian & Gillian Bayford