Lottery scam quick guide: it's a scam if...

  • you win any lottery where you didn't buy a ticket! It's really that easy! It's not just too good to be true: it's bait in a trap!
  • you receive a generous grant out of the blue. Sadly (but not surprisingly) there aren't any benevolent people regularly throwing around millions of pounds/dollars/euros to randomly chosen people. This is just the lottery scam without the ticket.
  • they send you partial payment in the form of a cheque, money order, or direct bank transfer and want you to pay them fees out of that money. They're playing you for a sucker: cheques are frequently forged, and direct transfers made by compromising some poor schmuck's online banking service. You'll wind up a victim of fraud, or a party to it.
  • they want you to send them any money of any sort for any reason. They might try to say there are courier fees or taxes to cover. They're lying. Call their bluff and tell them to take the fees out themselves -- they'll never ever agree, because they can't defraud you unless money is making the reverse trip from you to them somehow.

Thursday, November 29, 2007

GOOGLE LOTTERY WINNER! CONTACT YOUR AGENT TO CLAIM YOUR PRIZE.

GOOGLE  LOTTERY INTERNATIONAL
INTERNATIONAL PROMOTION / PRIZE AWARD .
(WE ENCOURAGE GLOBALIZATION)
 
FROM: THE LOTTERY COORDINATOR,
GOOGLE B.V. 44 9459 PE.
RESULTS FOR CATEGORY "A" DRAWS
 
Congratulations to you as we bring to your notice, the  results of the First Category draws of  E-MAIL LOTTERY organised by GOOGLE INTERNATIONAL. We are happy to inform you that your email address have emerged a winner of One Million (1,000,000.00) Euros, which is the winning payout for Category A  winners. This is from the total prize money of Two Million (2,000,000.00) Euros shared among the 2 winners in this category. Participants were selected through a computer ballot system drawn from 2,500,000 email addresses of individuals and companies from Africa, America, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, and Oceania as part of our International Promotions Program.
CONGRATULATIONS!
Your fund is now deposited with the paying Bank. In your best interest to avoid mix up of numbers and names of any kind, we request that you keep the entire details of your award strictly from public notice until the process of transferring your claims has been completed, and your funds remitted to your account.
NOTE: To file for your claim, please contact the claim department below on email.
***********************************************
CONTACT PERSON:
MR. NIKOS MAKORIDIS
TEL:+30-6949-528-644.
EMAIL: zanteclaims@aim.com
ZANTE CLAIMS AGENCY
SINTAGMA 41,
10435
ATHENS , GREECE.
**********************************************
Find below your promotion date, Reference and Batch numbers. Remember to quote these numbers in your correspondence with your claims agent.
PROMOTION DATE: 28TH OF NOVEMBER 2007.
REFERENCE NUMBER: GLLINT/07/04/768970118. BATCH NUMBER: 78/09/230
Congratulations once again from all our staff and thank you for being part of our promotions program.
 
Sincerely Yours,
MRS.LINDA KINGS.

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Scam
Nokia End of year promo

Your mail-Address has won £891, 934.
Contact Mr.Fred Martins, for Claims, with your information.
Email fred.martin05@hotmail.com
Name...........
Address:....
Age...
Country:...
Sex:..
Tel:.
Occupation:....

Anonymous said...

Warning! This e-mail scam is going around again. The "agent" goes by the name of Tim Walters.

GOOGLE LOTTERY INTERNATIONAL
INTERNATIONAL PROMOTION/PRIZE AWARD.
GOOGLE B.G. 44 6651 NE.
RESULTS FOR CATEGORY \\\"A\\\" DRAWS

(WE ENCOURAGE GLOBALIZATION)

Congratulations to you as we bring to your notice, the results of the First Category draws of E-MAIL LOTTERY organized by GOOGLE INTERNATIONAL. We are happy to inform you that your email address have emerged a winner of One Million (1,000,000.00) Euros, which is the winning payout for Category A winners. This is from the total prize money of Two Million (2,000,000.00) Euro shared among the 2 winners in this category. Participants were selected through a computer ballot system drawn from 2,500,000 email addresses of individuals and companies from Africa, America, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, and Oceania as part of our International Promotions Program.

CONGRATULATIONS! Your fund is now deposited with the paying Bank. In your best interest to avoid mix up of numbers and names of any kind, we request that you keep the entire details of your award strictly from public notice until the process of transferring your claims has been completed, and your funds remitted to your account. NOTE: To file for your claim, please contact the claim department below on email and provide him with the below details for verification.

Full Names:
Contact Address:
State:
City:
Telephone Number:
Sex:
Occupation:
Date Of Birth:
**********************************************
OFFICER IN CHARGE: MR. TIM WALTERS
EMAIL: timw.gilll@googlemail.com
TEL: +44 703 590 1818
**********************************************
Find below your promotion date, Reference and Batch numbers. Remember to quote these numbers in your correspondence with your claims agent. PROMOTION DATE 28TH OF APRIL 2009. REFERENCE NUMBER: GLLINT/02/05/988787610. BATCH NUMBER: 43/02/843. Congratulations once again from all our staff and thank you for being part of our promotions program.

Sincerely Yours,
Mr. Earle, Paul.
THE PROMOTION COORDINATOR.

mohd naziru said...

I also got one today.completed with foogle letterhead.

Google UK Ltd
Belgrave House
76 Buckingham Palace Road London
SW1W 9TQ United Kingdom
Ref No: GFSP/ 7748/782/2016
Batch: GFSP/ 955/GPWIN/UK
Google Lottery Incorporation Prize Claims Procedure.

Your identification has been received in this office, due to Government Policies of United Kingdom, all legal procedures should be observed, and this means that you will be officially cleared for payment by the Verification Department at the headquarters of Google Award Incorporation here in United Kingdom. Your Funds original copy of your source of funds, together with a covering document (Money Laundering protection) from the British government stating that the money was obtained legally Google Lottery Incorporation will be obtained in your name.
HOW YOU WILL BE PAID:

On behalf of the screening committee of Google Reward, we wish to formally announce to you that you have successfully passed the Email screening and clarifications from our payment Office. A Cheque / Draft of Nine Hundred And Fifty Thousand Great British Pounds Sterling(£950,000.00) Will be issued out in your favour to you or your attorney for immediate deposit to any bank here in London to enable them wire directly to your account, as soon as you meet with the signing of the sworn affidavits from British High Commission.


HOW TO RECEIVE YOUR FUNDS:
You are hereby advised to contact Attorney Mr Richard Freeman here in U.K , through His email address below stating that you request his help to obtain the Claim affidavit certificate / NonBritish Attestation Permit from the British High Commission court and also help stand as your representative to sign all document which will enable the successful transfer of your funds to your account in your Country.

Below is an Application Letter you are to forward to Attorney Mr Richard Freeman, to engage his service.

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From: Your Name: ………..
Address: ……………………….
Phone Number: ……………..
Date of Birth: …………………
Nationality: ………………….
Occupation: …………………