Email Scam: Winning a Fake Lottery

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Email Scam: Winning a Fake Lottery

Here is another scam example. It is not a classic 419 scam, but still an advance fee fraud scheme.

It says that I won the lottery. Thing is, I never bought a ticket? How can I win.

From:  The director of the Prize Award Department
Reference number: EG/38807886091/05
Batch number: 340/1608/RDL
Att: The Owner of this Email Address

Re: Award Notification Of Final Notice

We are pleased to inform you of the release on the 10th of Nov 2005 of the result of the GRAPHICS FORTUNE LOTTO brits sweepstakes lottery International promotion UK programmes held on the 30th of October Your email address attached to the ticket number 033-1146993-750 with serial number 13-15-16-21-34-36, which consequently won the lottery in the 2nd category.

You have therefore been awarded the lump sum of £1.5 million(One Million Five Hundred Thousand British Pounds Sterling) in cash credited to file number EG/38807886091/05.This is from the total cash prize off £150,000,000,00(One Hundred And Fifty Million British Pounds Sterling) which is being shared among ten international lucky winners in this categ ory! Your funds are deposited with a security company, which will be insured in your name once you contact us.

Due to a mix up of some names and numbers, we strongly recommend that you keep this award a top secret from the public notice until your claims have been processed and the money remitted to your account.This is a part of our security protocol to avoid double claiming and unwanted scams of this program by other participants.

All participants were selected through a computer ballot system drawn from 25,000 email addresses from  all over the world as a part of our international promotional program, which we conduct twice annually. We hope that with a part of your prize, you will take part in our end of year high stake 3bn lottery. To avoid fraud and scams, and to begin your claim, please contact only your assigned agent, Mr James Ink; foreign service manager of GRAPHICS LOTTERY ORG via email on graphics-lottery@mail.com for processing and remittance of your money to a designated account of your choice. All prize money must be claimed not later than 14days from the date of this notice, as after this date, all funds will be returned to GRAPHICS-LOTTERY INTERNATIONAL as unclaimed.

In order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications, please quote your reference and batch number in every correspondence with us, or your agent. Furthermore, if you have changed your email address, do contact your agent, notifying him of the change.

Congratulations once more for and on behalf of all members of my staff and thank you for being a part of our promotions program.

Thanks
Mr James Ink
Tel: 0044 703 184 8477
International:+44 703 184 8477
Fax:0044-20-7900-3621
Email:graphics-lottery@mail.com
Email:claims_agent@post.com
For Further Assistant please call your international
directory in your country
(GRAPHICS FORTUNE LOTTO)

Receipt of attached Email

I have received this announcing that I have "won" the Lottery. Is this real? It does not ask for money. Please advise.

OXFORD LOTTERY WINNING NOTIFICATION‏
From: OXFORD LOTTERY INTERNATIONAL (info@lottery.co.uk)
Sent: Wed 10/03/07 6:00 AM
Reply-to: dennis_claimsoffice01@smtpclma03.spirittelecom.com
To: Oxford International Lottery32 Hurst StreetBirmingham,
B5 4TBUnited KingdomRef: OXS/812/07Batch: 322056Q 01st October 2007

Dear Sir/Madam, WINNING NOTIFICATION Over the years the prestigious Oxford Lottery has set out and successfullyorganized Sweepstakes on a daily, weekly, and annual basis. We haveequally maintained a standard unrivaled in the industry as it concernsthe pay out of winnings to successful participants. In line with the commemorating event marking our 50th year anniversary werolled out over £10,000.000.00 (Ten Million Great Britain Pounds)for our50th year Anniversary Draws.
Participants for the draws were randomly selected and drawn from a widerange of web hosts which enjoy our patronage. The selection was madethrough a computer draw system attaching personalized email addresses toticket numbers.Your email address as indicated was drawn and attached toticket number 0014821357 with serial numbers OXS/7060442302/07 and drewthe lucky numbers 14-88-12-99-07-52(40) which subsequently won you£1,000.000.00 (One Million Great Britain Pounds)` as one of the 10 jackpotlucky winners in this draw. You have therefore won the entire winning sum of £1,000.000.00 (OneMillion Great Britain Pounds)` as one of the 10 jackpot winners in thisdraw. The draws registered as Draw number one was conducted in Brockley,London United Kingdom on the 28th AUGUST 2007. These lottery Draws are commemorative and as such special. Please be informed by this winning notification to make contact with your designated Agent who shall by duty guide you through the process to facilitate the release of your winnings sum to you.
HOW TO CLAIM YOUR PRIZE, Simply contact our verification Agent, at Mr.Dennis Rod-Man.Email: dennis_claimsoffice01@yahoo.co.ukPhone Number: +44 704 571 5908Fax Number: +44 870 068 5399.Claims Processing Agent,Verifications/Logistic Department.
You are advised to contact your verification agent with the following
details to avoid unnecessary delays and complications. Your Name (inFull), Country,Ticket Number, Serial Number and Lucky Numbers as indicated in this
winning Notification. I wish to on behalf of all members and staff of the Oxford Sweepstakescongratulate you on your wininng and wish you the best of luck as youspend your good fortune. Thank you for being part of our commemorative 50th Anniversary Draws.
Sincerely,

Mrs. Carol David.
Oxford Sweepstakes Co-ordinator.

Won lottery without buying a ticket

I receive an email saying I've won a large amount of money from a lottery draw this October 6'07. How is that possible?........

Oxford International

Oxford International Lottery32 Hurst StreetBirmingham, B5 4TBUnited KingdomRef:
OXS/812/07Batch: 322056Q 27th September 2007 Dear Winner,We are delighted to inform
you of your prize release on the 27th September. 2007 from the Oxford International
Lottery programme.You hereby have been approved a lump sum of 1,000,000,00.GBP in
cash credit to file ref ILP/HW 475/07,all participant were selected through a
computer balloting system drawn from Nine hundred thousand E-mail addresses all over
the World as part of our international promotions program which is conducted
quarterly.Kindly note that you will only be chosen to receive the award once,Take
time and thought in spending the funds wisely on a project that will stand the test
of time.Contact your fiduciary agent to claim your prize via email and
phone:Mr.Dennis Powell.Phone Number:+447024035074Fax:+44 870 068 5399.Email:
info_intoxforddept@yahoo.co.uk
Sincerely,Mrs.Carol David.

hello ive received this:

Oxford International Lottery
32 Hurst Street
Birmingham, B5 4TB
United Kingdom
Ref: OXS/812/07/OE
Batch: 322056Q/OE

Dear Award Beneficiary

We are delighted to inform you of your prize release on the 20th October 2007 from the Oxford International Lottery programme.

You hereby have been approved a lump sum of £1, 000, 000, 00. GBP in cash credit to file ref ILP/HW 475/07, all participant were selected through a computer balloting system drawn from Nine hundred thousand E-mail addresses all over the World as part of our international promotions program which is conducted quarterly.

Kindly note that you will only be chosen to receive the award once, which means that subsequent yearly award will not get to you again. Take time and thought in spending the funds wisely on a project that will stand the test of time.

HOW TO CLAIM YOUR PRIZE,
Simply contact our fiduciary agent, Dr. Martin Jean, at
Email: oxford.helpline@yahoo.co.uk

Tel: +44 704 5710 656
Fax: +44 870 479 8995

CALL FOR MORE INFORMATION.

You are advised to contact your fiduciary agent with the following details to avoid unnecessary delays and complications. Your Name (in Full), Telephone Number, Country, Batch Number, Reference Number as indicated in this winning Notification.

Thank you for being part of our commemorative 50th Anniversary Draws.

Sincerely,
Mrs. Carol Gabriel.
Oxford Sweepstakes Co-ordinator.

is it true or not?

Oxferd lottery

I also received the same massage last year what has happen to you. is it true. Please tell me more about

Tk
Kumara

i just recieved this email...

i think they are crazy to send something like this! come on... soo fake!

Your email ID has won US$1.000.000.00 in the NETHERLANDS PROMOTI

Your email ID has won US$1.000.000.00 in the NETHERLANDS PROMOTION
sponsored by LUCKY DAY LOTTO Email Online award held in the NETHERLANDS.

For further Clarification and procedure,please Contact Mr.Johan Smith
on the details given below for the processing of your prize claim,
.............................................
Company Name: Snepco Securities & Finance
Officer in Charge: Mr. Johan Smith
Tel/Fax: +31-847-179-957
E-mail: snepcosf@aim.com

It is not true

For all of you asking here, I can tell you first hand. Non of them are true.

I received this,is it a scam?

Oxford International Lottery
32 Hurst Street
Birmingham, B5 4TB
United Kingdom
Ref: OXS/812/07/OE
Batch: 322056Q/OE

OXFORD AWARD / PAYMENT DEPARTMENT

CONGRATULATIONS!!!
I am Dr. Martin Jean, the Verification agent assigned to your case to help you in the claims process of your funds. I wish to congratulate you and to say you are a lucky person to have won this Oxford lottery. All the winners in the Oxford Lottery were selected randomly through a computer ballot system from Email addresses.

You are required to fill the form below to facilitate the processing of your claims and certificate which will lead to the payment of your One Million to you as required.

Duly complete the Oxford Award Verification forms to enable this office verify and process your winnings, and have your Won Sum and winning Certificate sent to you.

We strongly advice you to adhere and comply to the instructions above in order to avoid disqualification.

Find attached a Oxford Award Verification & Payment Form Draft below which you are expected to fill out and return by email attachment to this office within 72hours of receipt.

FULL NAME( MR. MRS. MISS):_____________

COUNTRY:_____________________________________

COMPLETE ADDRESS:_____________________________________

OCCUPATION:_____________________________________

TEL:___________________________

FAX _________________________________

E-MAIL:________________________________

AGE:_________________________

MARITAL STATUS:____________

ZIP CODE________________

DATE OF PRIZE WON:______________________

CLAIMANT SIGNATORY DECLARATION:

I ............................................................. Declare as the lotto prize winner that all information I have provided for my winning claims are true and correct. I agreed with the instructions in line with the processing and transfer of my Lottery Award Prize.

Once again, CONGRATULATIONS!!!!

Yours Sincerely,
Dr. Martin Jean.
Tell(44) 704 571 0656
Fax (44) 870 479 8995
(PROCESSING AGENT) .

Another Spam BEWARE(Your Email ID has won you £1,000,000.00!!)

"Anton Brooks."
11/19/2007 05:17 AM
Please respond to
claim_agenthansboyer@yahoo.co.uk

To

cc

Subject
Your Email ID has won you £1,000,000.00!!

We are delighted to inform you that your EMAIL ID has won you
£1,000,000.00 For more informations about claims, with the fellowing info,
REFERENCE NUMBER: 94PT/957/-00885PT, BATCH NUMBER: DT957/74UK
CASH CREDITED TO FILE: C/9080118308/07, GRAND DRAW NUMBER: (#205)

Contact Mr.Hans Boyer
EMAIL: claim_agenthansboyer@yahoo.co.uk
Tel: +44-701-112-7486

Yours Sincerely,
Anton Brooks
(co-ordinator).