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 went further then all of you my friends!!!

I've got this email few days ago. and already i got e letter from bank))) sending me money when i ll pay 2,500 dollars.. I have an idea.. Least what we can do is to send emails to our friend and all ppl we know in order to prevent them from this sh...

Spam e-mail: here's another version~

So far I've received these kind of award winning letter for five times. I guess I am really lucky--for these spam ppl targating me--How come I am not that lucky in real life?

Attn: Winner,

We are pleased to inform you of the lottery result winners of World Afro International online Lottery Programmes held on the 10th of April 2007 from the World Afro Lottery programme for the promotion of the 2010 South Africa World Cup. Which is fully based on an electronic selection of winners using their e-mail addresses. Your email was attached to ticket number; 675061725 9356460902, Serial Number 67749137002. This batch draws the lucky numbers as follows 1-2-9-26-30-40 bonus number 21, which consequently won the lottery in the third category. You are hereby having been approved a lump sum pay of US$400,000.00 (FOUR HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS) in cash credit file number: ILP/HW 46704/07 from the total cash prize shared amongst eight lucky winners in this category.

Due to mix up of some numbers and emails, you are advised to keep your winning information confidential until your claims has been processed and your money remitted to your nominated bank. This is part of our security protocol to avoid double claims and unwarranted abuse of this programme by some participants. All participants where selected through a computer/mail balloting system drawn from 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 conglomerate of some multinational companies and also the Australian Government as part of their social responsibility to the citizens in the communities where they have operational base. Further more your details (e-mail address) falls within our European representative office in Johannesburg, South Africa, as indicated in your play coupon and your prize of US$400,000.00 will be released to you from our regional branch office. We hope with part of your prize, you will participate in our end of year high stakes for US$2.3 Million international draw.

HOW TO CLAIM YOUR PRIZE:
Contact our African regional Claims Officer under the African Payment Centre, where your winnings fell for immediate release of the winning prize money to you.

Contact Person: Mr. Alexander William Evans(RCA)
Phone: 0027 822 289 365
Fax: 0027 866 025 303
Email: william.alexender@gmail.com

TO FILE FOR CLAIM: Please quote your Date of draw, Reference Number, Batch Number and Winning Number, which can be found on the top-left corner of this message. Also, you should give in your 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 has been released to you and also to the public. 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 before the 25th of April 2007: otherwise all funds will be forfeited. Congratulations once again on your winning!

BEST REGARDS,
MR.DANIEL ROMAN
(LOTTERY COORDINATOR)

PLEASE DO NOT REPLY TO THIS EMAIL. CONTACT YOUR CLAIMS AGENT AT: william.alexender@gmail.com

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

Again

i'm 16 years old girl from Ukrain and i also resived this letter..for the first i belived in it but than i checked this information in the Internet...
THANK YOU FOR THIS SITES!!
YOU HELP A LOT OF PEOPLE !!

I GOT THIS MESSAGE . WHAT TO DO

UK NATIONAL LOTTERY HEAD OFFICE
P.O. BOX 1010,
Liverpool,L70,INL
United Kingdom.

WINNING NOTIFICATION/ PROCESSING ADVISE
We are pleased to inform you of the result of the Lottery Winners International programs held on Sat-28-April- 2007. Your E-mail Address was attached to a ticket number 56575600545 188 with serial number 5368/02 drew the lucky numbers

Draw 1160 Sat 28 April 07
(13) (17) (39) (46) (47) (49)Bonus Ball (48)

which consequently won the lottery in the 2nd category. You have therefore been approved for a lump sum payout of GBP£2,500.000.00(Two Million, Five Hundred Thousand Pounds Only) in cash credited to the file reference number: UKLT/245512568021/05. This is from a total cash price of Pounds, shared amongst the first Fifty (45 lucky winners in this category). Due to the mix up of some numbers and E-mail Address, we advice that you keep this award from public notice until your claim has been processed and your money remitted to you as this is part of our security protocol to avoid double claiming or unwarranted taking advantage of this program by the general public.

All participants were selected through a computer ballot system drawn from an on-line web wide correlation of E-MAIL address, names all over the world as part of our international promotions program which we conduct once every year. To file out your claim please contact our fiduciary claim agent:

Contact Person: Peter Carlos.
Fiduciary Claim Agent.
Contact Phone number:+44 ...Contact Email:pcarlos_claims@yahoo.co.uk

For the immediate release of your payments you are to provide the following details below to the Claim Agent;

VERIFICATIONS FORM

FULL NAMES...................................................
CONTACT ADDRESS........................................
TEL/FAX NUMBERS.........................................
AGE.................................................................
SEX..................................................................
OCCUPATION.................................................
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN.....................................
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE.........................
TICKET NUMBERS..........................................
SERIAL NUMBERS...........................................
WINNING NUMBER..........................................

Remember that this program is organised to enhance unity and also encourage all micro-soft users all over the world.
Congratulations once again from all members of our staff, and thank you for being part of our promotions program.

MISS ROSE BROWN

so what is this scam exactaly?

so I just got this email today and it says I won 20,000 dollars after reading this site now I know it's a scam but what is the scam exactly? I wish someone could email them back a virus to destroy every computer in their country.

You have won the National Lottery 2007 held on the 19 May 2007. Your e-mail address attached to ticket number 681837 with serial number 1223-787 drew lucky numbers 17-19-20-32-36 which consequently won in the Joker category, you have therefore been approved for a lump sum pay out of 10.000 GBP. ($19,488.82)

Due to mix up of some numbers and names, we ask that you keep your winning information confidential until your claims have been fully processed and your money Remitted to you Account. This is part of our security protocol to avoid multiple claims and unwarranted abuse of this program. All People were selected through a computer ballot system drawn from over 20.000 company and 30.000 individual email addresses of individual and corporate bodies picked by an advanced automated random computer selection from the web. No tickets were sold. After this automated computer ballot, your e-mail address emerged as one of five winners in the category "C" with the followings:

Reference Number: LBPN/006-53412

Batch Number: LBPN BNV/05471

Ticket Number: 681837

Serial Number: 1223-787

This lottery was promoted and sponsored by a conglomerate of some multinational companies in United Kingdoms as part of their social responsibility to the citizens in the communities where they have operational base.

We hope with part of your winnings you will take part in our next year Ten million Dollars international lottery. To file for your claim, please reply to this e-mail with the following information:

Full name:

Residential Address:

City:

State:

Zip code:

Phone number:

Fax number:

Age:

Reference Number:

Batch number:

Ticket number:

Serial Number:

Check the information to be sure because this is the address that will be used to send the money.

Remember all winning must be claimed not later than 14 business days. After this date all unclaimed funds will be included in the next stake. Please note in order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications, remember to quote your reference number and batch numbers in all correspondence. Congratulations once more from our members of staff and thank you for being part of our promotional program.

Note:

1. Anybody under the age of 16 is automatically disqualified.

2. Any breach of confidentiality on the part of the winners will result to disqualification.

LAST WINNERS ON NATIONAL LOTTERY:

Best Regards,

Anthony Craig

Operation Manager

National Lottery

whats really up

i got a letter in the mail saying that i owe them about 3,000 dollars or a little over for something about their lottery deal but my thing is i dont like the lottery at all n im only 18 n i dont got a bankin account or a checking account to b doing any of thys stuff or whatever but yea somebody is scamming me and it aint cool

question??

i dont speak english well
hi
i recived E mail lottery programme
i winner 200,000 us $
E mail from lotto_aus_result@yahoo.com.au
i dont know really wining 200,000 us $ or this mail is dont really
plz answer me
plz
plz

Don't reply

Don't reply.They will ask you for courier fees, bank account opening fees, government fees, ...etc.There is no lottery, there is no prize. -- Khalid Baheyeldin

another FAKE

AUSTRALIAN LOTTERY INCOPERATION.
GOVERNMENT ACCREDITED LICENSED!!!
AUSTRALIAN INTERNATIONAL LOTTERY
IS REGISTERED UNDER THE DATA PROTECTION ACT OF;
(Registration Z720633X).
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This form is valid for only those who have won the AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL LOTTERY. Fill in the required fields in the space provided below. No field should be left blank, because your particulars are needed for record purposes.

NOTE : IT IS REQUIRED YOU CLICK THE REPLY BUTTON BEFORE FILLING OUT THIS FORM, AS ALL INPUTED DATA MAY BE LOST UPON OUR RECEPTION. IN THE EVENT THAT YOUR BROWSER SETTING DOES NOT SUPPORT THIS PROGRAM e.g html program, YOU ARE TO SEND THE REQUIRED DATA IN PLAIN TEXT FORMAT.
Please fill in the appropriate information in the space below:
WINNER'S APPLICATION FORM FOR PAYMENT.

WINNER'S PERSONAL DATA

First Name.: [input] *

Middle Name.: [input]
Last Name.: [input] *

Gender.: MaleFemale

Month Of Birth.: MonthJanuaryFebuaryMarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember
Day: Day12345678910111213141516171819202122232425262728293031
Year: [input]

Marital Status.: SingleMarriedDivorced
Nationality.: [input] *
Religion.: [input]
Occupation.: [input]

Address 1.: [input] *
Address 2.: [input]
City.: [input] *
State/Province.: [input] *
Zip Code.: [input] *

Mobile phone No.: [input] *
House Phone No.: [input] *
Fax No.: [input]
Email Address.: [input] * eg. username@domainname.com

BANK INFORMATION
BANK NAME.: [input] *
BANK ADDRESS.: [input] *
BANK ACCOUNT NUMBER.: [input] *
MODE OF TRANSFER: BANK TO BANK TRANSFER:(YES) OR (NO)
This is to verify that the information filled in this FORM is a valid particulars of me. Yes: [input] No: [input]

AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL LOTTERY INTERNATIONAL
COPYRIGHT ý 2006 ALL RIGHT RESERVED

I have recieved a letter

I have recieved a letter through the post from Spain. It is From "El Gordo Spanish Lottery" it says that I have won this Magical sum of 615,810.00 euros.
I phoned th number to ask How I have won this ammount, he told me that I must have bought something at some time in Europe by Credit card.
I have not been to spain for over a year.

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