Internet Scams and Fraud

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pls do something about this fraudsters.

I just this mail saying that I have won 850,000
dollars,knowing full well that I have never heard
of fair rand mega million promotion,and as this is the second time in my life that I am getting this
kind of mail,and the very first week of 2008,by the
special grace of almaighy god in jesus name,I claim
this fraudsters blessing.I have already started making plans on how to use this money to start,my
own company,as finance to jump start my project work
was all that was on my mind,the moment I saw the mail.not to worry,as I know that nothing is imposible with god.but pls do something about this fraudsters,as they could kill a man on is tracks with
this kind of mails.

i know

i know how you feel. i got one in the mail after hurricane katrina and i cashed the check thinking it was good(after the bank said so) and now im on house arrest for 1 year and 4 years of probation

I got this email on 26 May

I got this email on 26 May 2008, telling me I won $1.7 million.

Why cant they be stopped?? These fraudsters just go round, making fun of us by whatever means they got our email addresses,telling us what we have to do in order to get the so-called lottery award.

This is indeed of low morals.

David Loyd, Contractor

David Loyd operating in Michigan is a con-artist DO NOT TRUST HIM, you will be very sorry.

Ah, i just recieved one of

Ah, i just recieved one of these e-mails and thank god that my gut was telling me there's something weird with this. First when you press reply, the e-mail address that comes up is not the same nor professional so I checked up what google has to say if there has really been such lotteries and I came across this site!

Thanks guys

Fraud

Dear Sir,
I have received the following letter stating that I am aa winner of BMW car and some money. Kindly confirm whetrher peoples are trying to cheat me on the name of lottory or not.
Sincerely Yours,
GOKULESH

Enclosure: Letter received

___________________________________________________
PROMOTION DEPARTMENT OF
THE BMW AUTOMOBILE COMPANY.
22 Garden Close, Stamford, Lincs, PE9 2YP, London
United Kingdom.
Reference
ATTENTION :MR GOKULESH KUMAR

I am in reciept of your mail and i must say that you should count yourself extremely lucky to have emerged as one of the winners in this year's BMW AUTOMOBILE INTERNATIONAL AWARENESS PROMOTION 2008.
Your email address(gokulesh@rediffmail.com)was randomly selected along with nine others from a database of over 1,000,000 email addresses drawn from the WORLD-WIDE-WEB. A ticket number was attached to each email address and your email address tagged ticket number: 5647600545188, serial number: BMWP/556543450906 and Reference Number: BMW:2541236004/25 emerged as the star ticket email.

Your winning prize has been verified and approved for payment by this Department. Your Profile (Form) has also been received and filed along with other winning documents for Record Purpose.

You have therefore been approved of £500,000.00 GBP (Five Hundred Thousand Great British
pounds). and NEW BMW 5 SERIES 2008 MODEL CAR.

The car comes with a special BMW Insurance Cover for one whole year, that is, till the next promotion in 2009. It also comes with a one year warranty and FREE repairs at any BMW AUTOMOBILE depot or service station worldwide.

DESCRIPTION OF PRIZE VEHICLE.

YEAR: 2008, MODEL: V12 Sport Saloon

NOTE:You must add the following below to the mail you are sending to the delivery company to speed up and authenticate delivery of your package:

pin Number: (x7pwyz2007)
Reference Number: BMW:2541236004/25

You are requested to Contact Registered Afilliate delivery company with the contact information below for further instructions on how to deliver your prize to you.

You are to contact the delivery company immediately for delivery of your prize. Contact of the delivery company is below
AGENT M.MAYER
Unit 6, Marino Way
Hogwood Lane Industrial Estate
Finchampstead
Berkshire
RG40 4RF.
Email: agentmayer33@yahoo.com

I will require a regular update on your proceedings with the delivery company as soon as you are in contact with them and you should keep your winnings confidential so as to avoid double claims. Have a nice day.

Regards.
P.DONALD
Claims Manager,
BMW Claims Department,
THE BMW AUTOMOBILE COMPANY, UK.

THE BMW INTERNATIONAL AWARENESS PROMOTION
COPYRIGHT ©2007. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

NOTE
BMW is not responsible for
any charges about the delivery of your winning in your country

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Sent from Yahoo! Mail.
A Smarter Email.

Just received one of BMW's winning a car and money messages‏

Is this for real and if so how does it work seeing as I have not signed up for anything?

Reference Number: BMW:2551256003/23
INTERNATIONAL AWARENESS PROMOTION DEPARTMENT OF THE BMW AUTOMOBILE COMPANY
in collaboration with eBay. 508, King's Road, Chelsea, London/

Congratulations! You are the STAR PRIZE WINNER of this year!

The Board of Directors, members of staff and the International Awareness
Promotion Department of the BMW Automobile Company in collaboration with
eBay, wishes to congratulate you on your success as the STAR PRIZE WINNER
of this year's BMW Automobile International Awareness Promotion (IAP)held
today in Madrid, Spain.

This makes you the proud owner of a brand new BMW 5 Series 550i Sport
Saloon car and a cash prize of £45,000.00 (Fourty Five thousand Pounds
Sterling's Only).

To collect your prize please contact our Claims Manager Richard Gray.
Please include the following information in your email:

1.Full Name:
2.Full Address (the address where the prize will be received)
3.Status:
4.Occupation:
5.Age:
6.Sex:
7.Country:
8.Tel.Number

Mr. Richard Gray
eBay's BMW Claims Department
EMAIL: richardgray08@live.com

Phone: +44 70457 52655
+44 7031 90 7562

Regards,
MR. DANIEL SMITH
DIRECTOR OF PROMOTIONS,
INTERNATIONAL AWARENESS PROMOTIONS,
BMW AUTOMOBILE in colaboration with eBay.

scam or not

is this a scam or not? Just received an email just like that.

my reference no.BMW:2551256003/23

1.Full Name:
2.Full Address (the address where the prize will be received)
3.Status:
4.Occupation:
5.Age:
6.Sex:
7.Country:
8.Tel.Number

pretty sure this is a scam- i

pretty sure this is a scam- i have BMWs and their head offices are in Germany so if they really were giving them away i think the emails would come from the head offices... in germany. Second- they are luxury cars and everyone knows it, why would they have to give them away? dont reply to that crap!!!

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