Scams operating under the guise of a charity.
#52148 by Arnold Thu Apr 28, 2011 5:44 am
While this lists genuine charities, the links take you to I'm not sure if this is a scam, spam, or an attempt to spread malware. Whatever, it is exploiting the Japanese disaster, and despicable.
from Amanda <[email protected]>
reply-to [email protected]
date Thu, Apr 14, 2011 at 3:39 PM
subject ***********, please help japan!

Hello ************,

the current death toll in Japan stands at more than 11,000 with
thousands still missing after a devastating 9.0 earthquake and
tsunami struck on March 11, according to Reuters.
More than 450,000 have evacuated their homes and are living in
shelters. Please read below for an updated list of ways to
help the people in japan.

Numerous organizations have created ways to aid disaster relief
efforts for those affected by the earthquake in Japan and
tsunami throughout the Pacific.

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières is sending two
three-person teams to the Iwate and Miyagi prefectures in Japan.
Learn more about the organization's efforts and
make a donation at

Text the American Red Cross (REDCROSS to 90999) or visit the
url below to donate $10 from your phone.

Save The Children is sending an emergency team to assist its
staff in Japan. Donations to the group's Children's Emergency
Fund will help preserve the welfare of children there.

GlobalGiving disburse funds to organizations providing direct
relief and emergency services to victims of the earthquake
and tsunami. All donors will get email updates on how their
funds have been used. Get more info and donate today.

A contribution to International Medical Corps helps ensure the
disaster relief to the services they need today, including
primary and secondary health care, food and nutrition,
clean water and sanitation, mental health care, and the skills
they need to rehabilitate.

Please help the people in japan!

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