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)

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I Got a Fake Letter too through email

BATCH: 22/52309/CAF
REF NO: SAFA/G4/DE21.

ATTENTION

NOTIFICATION OF YOUR LOTTERY WINNINGS

We wish to inform you of the lottery draws held on the 13th of November
2006 to declare the
winners of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) and South Africa
Football Association (SAFA).

This lottery scheme created to bring awareness to the world, being that
South Africa is hosting the next world cup in 2010. Your email,
attached to Ticket number 356-00098-3211-222, with Serial
number 818-09 drew the lucky numbers 67-99-777963 and consequently won
the lottery.

You have therefore been approved for a lump sum pay out of
US$1,200,000.00 in cash credited to file REF NO: SAFA/144132/1211.This is from
total prize money of US$12,000,000.00 shared among the ten international
winners in this category.

All participants were selected through a computer ballot system drawn
from 17,000 names from Australia, New Zealand, North America, South
America, Europe and Middle East and Asia as part of our International
Promotions Program, which is conducted every quarter of the year.

To begin your claim process,contact your claims agent below and also
fill the winner verification form below and forward to the fudiciary
agent immediately via email.

Agent Name: Mr. Richard Willson

Address: Starcoin Finance & Securities
500 Oxford Drive, HydePark
Johannesburg, South Africa
Tel/Fax: +27-76-314-1420

Email: richwillson2000@aim.com

VERIFICATION AND FUNDS RELEASE FORM

1.FULL NAMES:__________________________________

2.ADDRESS:_____________________________________________

3.SEX:_______________

4.AGE:________

5.MARITAL STATUS:___________________

6.OCCUPATION:___________________

7.E-MAIL ADDRESS:_____________________________

8.TELEPHONE NUMBER:_____________________

9.BATCH NUMBERS:____________________ B. REFERENCE

NUMBER:____________________

10.TICKET NUMBER:___________________

11.SERIAL NUMBER:__________________

12.AMOUNT WON:___________________________________

13. STATE:__________________________________

14. COUNTRY________________________________

Warning!!!: Fraudulent emails are circulating that appear to be using
National Lottery addresses, but are not from The National Lottery.

PLEASE REPORT IMMEDIATELY TO CUSTOMER CARE/COMPLAINTS DEPT

Remember, all prize money must be claimed not later than ten days after
notice. After this date, all funds will be returned as unclaimed.

NOTE: In order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications, please
remember to quote your Reference and Batch Numbers in every one of your
correspondences with your claims agent. Furthermore, should there be any
change of your address, do inform your claims agent as soon as
possible.

Congratulations again from all our staff..........

Sincerely,

Ms.Brenda Ngwenya.

N/B Please note that you are to donate 10% of your winnings to the
less privileged children of Africa.

Reply to the letter that I sent Mr. Willson

I recvd the same e-mail as the one above and also I just rcvd this reply from them when I e-mailed them to see what was going on. Here is the reply and then the original e-mail.

Dear Winner,

Thank you for your email and well understood. Please do note that your email address was selected luckily by electronic balloting system hence it does not really matter if you participated in any lottery or not. Kindly fill out the verification form and send to us immediately.

Thank you and congratulations once again.

Yours truly,

Mr. Richard Willson.

BATCH: 22/52309/CAF
REF NO: SAFA/G4/DE21.

ATTENTION

NOTIFICATION OF YOUR LOTTERY WINNINGS

We wish to inform you of the lottery draws held on the 13th of November
2006 to declare the
winners of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) and South Africa
Football Association (SAFA).

This lottery scheme created to bring awareness to the world, being that
South Africa is hosting the next world cup in 2010. Your email,
attached to Ticket number 356-00098-3211-222, with Serial
number 818-09 drew the lucky numbers 67-99-777963 and consequently won
the lottery.

You have therefore been approved for a lump sum pay out of
US$1,200,000.00 in cash credited to file REF NO: SAFA/144132/1211.This is from
total prize money of US$12,000,000.00 shared among the ten international
winners in this category.

All participants were selected through a computer ballot system drawn
from 17,000 names from Australia, New Zealand, North America, South
America, Europe and Middle East and Asia as part of our International
Promotions Program, which is conducted every quarter of the year.

To begin your claim process,contact your claims agent below and also
fill the winner verification form below and forward to the fudiciary
agent immediately via email.

Agent Name: Mr. Richard Willson

Address: Starcoin Finance & Securities
500 Oxford Drive, HydePark
Johannesburg, South Africa
Tel/Fax: +27-76-314-1420

Email: richwillson2000@aim.com

VERIFICATION AND FUNDS RELEASE FORM

1.FULL NAMES:__________________________________

2.ADDRESS:_____________________________________________

3.SEX:_______________

4.AGE:________

5.MARITAL STATUS:___________________

6.OCCUPATION:___________________

7.E-MAIL ADDRESS:_____________________________

8.TELEPHONE NUMBER:_____________________

9.BATCH NUMBERS:____________________ B. REFERENCE

NUMBER:____________________

10.TICKET NUMBER:___________________

11.SERIAL NUMBER:__________________

12.AMOUNT WON:___________________________________

13. STATE:__________________________________

14. COUNTRY________________________________

Warning!!!: Fraudulent emails are circulating that appear to be using
National Lottery addresses, but are not from The National Lottery.

PLEASE REPORT IMMEDIATELY TO CUSTOMER CARE/COMPLAINTS DEPT

Remember, all prize money must be claimed not later than ten days after
notice. After this date, all funds will be returned as unclaimed.

NOTE: In order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications, please
remember to quote your Reference and Batch Numbers in every one of your
correspondences with your claims agent. Furthermore, should there be any
change of your address, do inform your claims agent as soon as
possible.

Congratulations again from all our staff..........

Sincerely,

Ms.Brenda Ngwenya.

N/B Please note that you are to donate 10% of your winnings to the
less privileged children of Africa.

CAF LOTTO!!!! WOOO HOOO IM RICH!!!

I just got this one!!!! I emailed them back to see what else the scam consists of. Im going to forard all of this to the FBI. They have to be able to stop this at some point. Ive received others in the past from Australia, Canada, Nigeria, etc. Im tired of getting them.

NOTIFICATION OF YOUR LOTTERY WINNINGS

We wish to inform you of the lottery draws held on the 4th of January 2007
to declare the winners of the Confederation of African
Football (CAF) and South Africa Football Association (SAFA).

This lottery scheme created to bring awareness to the world, being
that South Africa is hosting the next world cup in 2010. Your email,
attached to Ticket number 356-00098-3211-222, with Serial number 818-
09 drew the lucky numbers 67-99-777963 and consequently won the
lottery.

You have therefore been approved for a lump sum pay out of
US$1,200,000.00 in cash credited to file REF NO: SAFA/144132/1211.
This is from total prize money of US$12,000,000.00 shared among the
ten international winners in this category.

All participants were selected through a computer ballot system
drawn from 17,000 names from Australia, New Zealand, North America,
South America, Europe and Middle East and Asia as part of our
International Promotions Program, which is conducted every quarter of
the year.

To begin your claim process,contact your claims agent below and
also fill the winner verification form below and forward to the
fudiciary agent immediately via email.

Agent Name: Mr. William Dube

Address: Starcoin Finance & Securities
500 Oxford Drive, HydePark
Johannesburg, South Africa

Tel/Fax: 27-76-314-1420

Email: starcoinfinsec2006@excite.com

VERIFICATION AND FUNDS RELEASE FORM

1.FULL NAMES:__________________________________

2.ADDRESS:_____________________________________________

3.SEX:_______________

4.AGE:________

5.MARITAL STATUS:___________________

6.OCCUPATION:___________________

7.E-MAIL ADDRESS:_____________________________

8.TELEPHONE NUMBER:_____________________

9.BATCH NUMBERS:____________________ B. REFERENCE NUMBER:____________________

10.TICKET NUMBER:___________________

11.SERIAL NUMBER:__________________

12.AMOUNT WON:___________________________________

13. STATE:__________________________________

14. COUNTRY________________________________

Warning!!!: Fraudulent emails are circulating that appear to be
using National Lottery addresses, but are not from The National
Lottery.

PLEASE REPORT IMMEDIATELY TO CUSTOMER CARE/COMPLAINTS DEPT

Remember, all prize money must be claimed not later than ten days
after notice. After this date, all funds will be returned as
unclaimed.

NOTE: In order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications,
please remember to quote your Reference and Batch Numbers in every
one of your correspondences with your claims agent. Furthermore,
should there be any change of your address, do inform your claims
agent as soon as possible.

Congratulations again from all our staff..........

Sincerely,

Ms.Brenda Ngwenya.

N/B Please note that you are to donate 10% of your winnings to
the less privileged children of Africa.

BMW LOTTERY PRICE 1500000 POUND

Dear Mr.James Ink,

I was surprised when i receive by email from BMW LOTTERY GALA 2010,that i win 1500000 pound sterlin,and i should paie the first fee of 750 pound.
In the first i trust this price and i send theme the sum of 750 by western union to Mr.Simon Muhren.
After that by email i was informed that European Bank make emabrgo of the transfer of my price as winner and i should send 2750 pound extra to paie the fee to European Bank to leave the transfer from Europe to the country that i live now,when i answer that i don`t have the full sum of fee the responsible of HSBC bank Mr.Simon Muhren and MSS.Scot Vivian are proposing me to send the half:1300 pound and the rest it will be paie from Bmw company.
Really i was very happy to live this dream with my family.
After that he is inform me again to send the rest of sum fee 1300 pound again to Mr.Simom Muhren to silve the problem with Europen Bank.
Untill now no answer from any body.
I would like to ask about this BMW LOTTERY was right price winner or only fraud from these peoples.
Best regards,
M.Mazroui

URGENT BUSINESS PROPOSAL

From:philip owusuInternational Commercial Bank ,Manager,First Light Branch,Accra, Ghana.Hello,Pardon me for not having the pleasure of knowing your mindset before making this offer to you and it is utterly confidential and genuine by virtue of its nature.I write to solicit your assistance in this fund transfer deal involving US$ 18.5M.This fund has been stashed out of the excess profit made last year by my office where i worked in Ghana as the branch manager. I have already submitted an approved end-of-the-year report for the year 2007 to my head office here in Accra-Ghana and they will never know of this excess.I have since then,placed this amount on a Non-Investment Account without a beneficiary.Upon your response,I will configure your name on our database as holder of the Non-Investment Account.I will then guide you on how to apply to my head office for the Account Closure/bank-to-bank remittance of the funds to your designated bank account.If you concur with this proposal,I intend for you to retain 30%of the funds while 70%shall be for me.Kindly contact me for more information my private line is With Regards,philip owusu

help me

a mail into come my yahoo account on 11-02-2007, from AUSTRALIAN LOTTERY INCOPERATION from "PROF DANIEL MILTON" .They told me that you are the winner,i want to know that is it true or froud. please help me.I shall be very thank-ful to you for this.

your's sincerly,
Amardeep Singh.

I had got an email of winning prize.

Please tell me they are asking me foe $475 dollers for stamp & other registration plz tell me is there any australian lottery program exist or it is only a feak one.

are you stupid or what dont

are you stupid or what dont send any money you'll get ripped from them

new FAKE FAKE FAKE SCAM SCAM SCAM lottery fake mail!

Date 02/10/2006
Ref: 475061725
Batch: 7056490902/188
Winning no: GB8701/LPRC

CONGRATULATIONS

Dear winner,

We are delighted to inform you of your prize
release on the 02th of NOVEMBER 2006 from the
Australian International Lottery programme.
Which is fully based on an electronic selection of
winners using their e-mail addresses.Your name was
attached to ticket number; 47061725 07056490902
serial number 7741137002 This batch draws the lucky
numbers as follows 5-13-33-37-42bonus number 17,which
consequently won the lottery in the second
category.
You here by have been approved a lump sum pay of
US$1,300,000.00 (ONE MILLION THREE HUNDERED THOUSAND
DOLLARS) in cash credit file ref: ILP/HW 47509/02 from the total

cash prize shared amongst eight lucky winners in this
category. All participant were selected through
a computer balloting system drawn form Nine
hundred thousand E-mail addresses from Canada,
Australia, United States, Asia, Europe, Middle East,
Africa and Oceania as part of our international

promotions program which is conducted annually. This
Lottery was promoted and sponsored by a conglomorate
of some multinational companies as part of their
social, responsibility to the citizens in the
commmunities where they have operational base.
Further more your details(e-mail address) falls within
our European AND African representative office in
Nigeria,,as indicated in your play coupon
and your prize of US$1,300,000.00 will be released to
you from this regional branch office in NIGERIA. We
hope with part of your prize, you will participate in
our end of year high stakes for US$1.3 Billion
international draw. HOW TO CLAIM YOUR PRIZE: Simply
contact our fiducial agent,
REV FR EMMANUEL FRED
AT;rev_fred_claimagent@yahoo.com

to file for your claim . Please quote your
reference,batch and winning number which can be found
on the top left corner of this notification as well as
your full name, address and telephone number to help
locate your file easily. For security reasons, we
advice all winners to keep this information
confidential from the public until your claim is
processed and your prize released to you. This is part

of our security protocol to avoid double claiming and
unwarranted taking advantage of this programme by
non-participant or unofficial personnel. Note, all
winnings MUST be claimed by the 30th of NOVEMBER, 2006;
otherwise all funds will be returned as Unclaimed and
eventually deposited at the australia lottery reserve as unclaimed.
Congratulations once again on your wining.

PLEASE REPLY TO THIS EMAIL.CONTACT YOUR
CLAIMS AGENT AT:rev_fred_claimagent@yahoo.com

ANY BREACH OF CONFIDENTIALITY ON THE PART OF
THE WINNERS WILL RESULT TO DISQUALIFICATION

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