Attorney General’s Office Reports of Interactive Email Scam Targeting Illinois Charities
Chicago —(ENEWSPF)--June 9, 2016. Attorney General Lisa Madigan today alerted Illinois charities to a sophisticated email scam offering organizations large and unsolicited donations from a man who claims to be carrying out the final wishes of his deceased mother.
Madigan’s office has been notified by several Illinois charities that were suspicious of a potential scam after engaging in lengthy and believable email conversations with a supposed donor. Luckily, the charities did not fall victim to the scam, but passed . . .