Another sad case of lottery scam victim losing money

I got this email today from someone who lost money because of the fake Microsoft lottery wining. He thinks that my site is Microsoft, and contacting me based on that.

People are milked in these scams on fake courier and insurance fees, then bank fees, and the scam goes on as long as the person continues to pay in the hope of getting money.

i have recd demanding 52500 INR for delivery of parcel .i request you this is matter of your company goodwill.please take serious action .so far i have recd related to microsoft lottery 50 e- mail, and i already lost 75000.00

Global Express Courier Services
Hog wood Lane,Industrial Estate London
United Kingdom.


REFERENCE NO: MLY-Y/250-450890
BATCH NO: 450THL#2008
Name On Parcel: MR. JEETENDER [...]
Date: 21st March 2008


Dear Customer (MR. JEETENDER [...]),

With regards to your mail few minutes ago, which was well noted and understood by this Courier Services. We wish to let you know that you are to pay for the delivery charges by which you have already choosen an option of delivery (24 hours delivery) and as soon as you make the payment, you are to send a scanned copy of the payment slip to this Courier Services email.

You have to pay the delivery charges of Total £650.00 (52,500.90 INR) to the Account Details Noted Below:

Name of Account Holder: Reshma Rafique Shaik
Account Number:026301508885
Name of Bank:Icici Bank Indian
Branch of the Above Stated Bank: Mumbai Indian.
As soon as we acknowledged the receipt of your Payment we will immediately Commence with the Delivery of your Winning Price to your address immediately. You also have to bear in mind that on the dayn on delivery you must be at your home.

Hope to hear your prompt response as soon as you have made the payment you are to send the scanned copy of the payment slip to our Email and as well give us an urgent call. Tel: +447045774100.

Your Urgent Attention Needed.

Yours In Service,
Sir William Hunt
Global Express Courier Services Dispatch Agent.

Global Express Courier Services
Hog wood Lane,Industrial Estate London
United Kingdom.


REFERENCE NO: MLY-Y/250-450890
BATCH NO: 450THL#2008
Date: 21st March 2008


Dear Customer (MR. JEETENDER [...]),

You are welcome to Global Courier Express Services,all we do here is make sure our services are satisfactory to Our Customers .The Parcel with Identification Number MLY-Y/250-450890 was received in this Company from the Microsoft Coporations Over Here In London United Kingdom to Be Delivered to you at your Home Address. Please note that we do not deliver to Post Office Box.

But you have to bear in mind that your winning price is kept under a hardcover and sealed it cannot be touched viewed or deducted my any agent/officer in this Company, it has been signed by the Management of this Courier Services and Also Authorized by the Microsoft Lottery Corperations. All you are to do is to choose an option of delivery then you have to pay for the cost of transfer from United Kingdom Down to your Country. As soon as we acknowldge the receipt of your payment here in London, United Kingdom then this Courier Services Company will commence immediately delivery of your Winnings to your address in your Country.


Description Of Parcel to be delivered
Item to be delivered: Winning parcel
Total weight of parcel: 4.53 kg
Color of parcel: Brown
Length of Days: Pending on your choice of class of delivery
Delivery Package Status : Not ready for dispatch

Please find below our charges:

Kindly note that we rate our postage charge depending on the high
sensitivity of the package to be delivered.

96 Hours delivery to your Country
(cost of delivery)
Insurance:£ 200.00
Vat (5%):£150.00
Total £450.00 (36,400.00 INR )

48 hours delivery
(cost of delivery)
Mailing: £150.00
Insurance: £200.00
Vat (5%): £150.00
Total £ 500.00 ( 40,400.00 INR)

24 hours Delivery
( cost of delivery)
Mailing: £200.00
Insurance: £300.00
Vat (5%): £150.00
Total £650.00 ( 52,500.90 INR)

PAYMENT TERMS: We do not accept cash upon delivery (COD) proposal for such package Air sure charge for onward delivery must be paid through our choice of service to our office as instructed within a period of five working days after the receipt of this mail so do make urgent contact with me upon receipt of this mail on the option you have choosen so as to provide you with the payments details required to forward the above stated Cost of delivery please note.

This company decline reverse payment for these charges, stating that it is against their professional policy towards ensuring the safe delivery of the cheque to you. That if a reverse payment is made, and something goes wrong, that we/you cannot sue the courier company or insurance company to recover the full value of the fund as stipulated in the cheque since payment for insurance cover was not made at point of mailing.With the above reason, reverse payment is ruled out.

Finally upon receipt of full payment , your package shall be dispatched via your choice of courier Express delivery system, as soon as we complete the shipment process an original scanned copy of your parcel shipment dispatch slip issued by the shiping company and the tracking number of the shipment will be sent to you for your verification.

All Parcels that are to be delivered by this company must be insured. And you should note that all Our Courier Delivery Charges Are to be paid to our Accounting Department before we can commence with the delivery of your Parcel.

Note: You are adviced to keep every thing and your winning numbers/tickets confidential to avoid double claiming of your Fund. You are also adviced not to broadcast your winnings in Public, you are to keep you winnings to your self untill we have Arrived Your Country.

Yours In Service,
Sir William Hunt
Global Express Courier Services Dispatch Agent.





Lottery Scam

I received similar lottery promotion few days back, saying the draw was held by Hewlett Packard in UK. I was said to have won 350,000.00 in pounds sterling. And they gave me details how to claim the winnings plus the insurance and delivery charges. But I sensed something amiss and then searched for clues. I hope others will not fall prey to this irresponsible acts.

help me

i recieved many messages like that . tell me what shall i do ?
please reply

is that true...?

hey...i have also, from BMW.
Congratulations, your winnings have been approved by our Head Department BMW PACIFIC WEST PROMOTIONS.

Your mobile number was randomly selected along with nine others from a database of over 1,000,000 numbers drawn from the WORLD-WIDE-TELECOMMUNICATION GIANT. A ticket number was attached to each number and your mobile number tagged with ticket number: 5647600545188, and serial number: BMWP/556543450906 emerged as the star ticket number. This makes you therefore, the proud winner of a brand new BMW 3 Series Coupe and a cash prize of £700,000.00GBP (Seven Hundred Thousand Great British pounds).

You have been approved of the Lump sum of £700,000.00 (Seven Hundred Thousand Pounds Sterling) in cash and a BMW 3 Series Coupe. You are to Contact our Registered Affiliate Delivery Firm via email with your identification code (IDENTIFICATION CODE:GP-EL/OWN/9876)

A certificate of prize claims and some vital documents will be sent along side your winnings by the delivery firm before shipment of your BMW 3 SERIES COUPE .


Tel: +44-7045 714 864
Fax:+44 7005 963 988

Be aware that the amount you won cannot be deducted from, because your prize has been insured in a hardcover insurance policy by the Camelot Organization and this was as a result of rampant financial fraud, impersonation by some staff in Camelot Commission Bodies, Publishes Act 2005-06.

Please always have your winning details (TICKET NO.) handy when dealing with the Firm. As soon as the delivery Firm contact you, instructions will be given to you on how you can receive your winnings. Kindly follow the instructions of the delivery Firm and always get back to me for any clarification/explanation.


Holt Matts
Fiduciary Claims Department (FCD),
Direct tell:+44-8712456221
FAX: + 44- 7014275578

mobile draw winning notification

Hewlett Packard Company
Customer Service Department,
Wrights Lane, Kensington
London W85SP, England
United Kingdom,
Reference No: HPC-L/F56-554562.
Batch No: HPC-993-2009.
Date: 08/08/2009
Dear Winner,
It is obvious that this notification came to you as a surprise, in the ongoing mobile electronic draw held by Hewlett Packard {hp}.
In promotion to our Hardware & Software Products {H.S. P.} your Mobile number emerged as one of the Year winning number
1st category and therefore attracted cash award of 400.00000 (Four Hundred Thousand Pounds Sterling). Our winnings are arranged in three categories with different prizes accorded to each category.
Therefore we write to officially notify you of this Middle Of the Year award and also in other to facilitate your claiming process,
are required to provide your personal information for your {cash payment processing}.
v Your Full Names:
v Contact Address.
v Telephone Number:
v Fax numbers (optional):
v Nationality/Country:
v Date of Birth:

canadian lottery

I have receive some mail time to time that you have won the $1,ooo,ooo.oo (one lillion united state dollars)and asked me required information. I sent the required information.But no replay received till to date. To day I visit the web site canadian lottery promotion. I am very disappointed that the same lottery number draw on 31 jun 2008. So I decided that this matter is totelly farud. I am requested that make a law against thes person who make the farud. My mother toung is URDU, I can not explain my feeling against these person.


Dear >>>>>>>>>>>,
Thank you for the response.
My late client bears the same surname (>>>>>>>>>>>>>>) as you and has a total of £5 Million, five hundred thousand pounds in codicil waiting to be paid to you as her heir; Hence, my reason of contacting you.
I was her Personal assistant and accountant before her death. This fund is currently in the bank waiting for the application/contact of its beneficiary.
Upon your response to my mail, I have forwarded/presented your name as the beneficiary to the Funds of the Late Elizabet Bentley; which is currently deposited with the ISLE OF MAN BANK . Please find below this e-mail, the contact information of the financial consultant who is an Inheritance Claims Professional. He is the officer that shall have the funds paid to you.
(Payments Via any UK Bank)
TEL:+44 871 503 4981,
FAX:+44 870 974 9311.
Contact Person: MR.MARTIN BROWNE.
Direct Phone: TEL:+44 704 0902 571.
Contact Mr. Martin Browne, reach him by phone and e-mail. Express yourself to him as the beneficiary/next of kin to the Funds of the Late Elizabet Bentley. Request that the transfer and payment of her funds (£5.5 Million Pounds) be paid to you as soon as possible.
Follow all his instructions and get paid.
I implore you send a mail and also call and speak with the officer in charge Mr. Martin Browne.
Yours Truly,

Best Regard
Barrister Larrygold.

Dear Buddies Worldwide For Your Acknowlegde

I've just received an email such as this :

FROM THE DESK OF Mr. Edwin Woods
(MySpace European Zonal Agent)
-2012 Consumer e-mail awards Program-
Phone- +447024031973
Email -

Dear MySpace Winner,
This is to inform you the bearer that you have won the sum of $1,000,000 as a 4th place winner in the on going MYSPACE PROMOTION. This is a bonus to promote and thank our users worldwide through this online promo, Which is fully based on an electronic selection .
We hereby approve you the sum of $1,000,000 (One Million Dollars) in Cash Credit File- ILP/HW47407/02/M534094328TH from the total cash prize for Ten(10) lucky winners in this category.
All participant were selected through a computer balloting system drawn in Nine hundred thousand E-mail address on the MySpace website from the listed countries: Canada, Australia, United States, Asia, Europe, Middle East 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 as part of their social responsibility to the citizens in the Aspect that impacts peoples lifestyle worldwide . Furthermore your details(e-mail address) falls within our European representative office in Amsterdam, Holland, as indicated in your play coupon and your prize of $1.000.000 will be released to you from this regional branch office in England.
To proceed on your claim validation, we will need your particulars to verify your winning. This will be required to draw up the winning papers in your name. Please if you are not the certified owner of this email address, please do not respond as that will amount to impersonation which could lead to civil or/and criminal proceedings against you.
Attached here is a copy of our verifications form; please fill accordingly so as to proceed with your winning validation. Please attach a recent passport photograph if available (For identification at payment point)

______________________________ ___________________
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3. SEX:
______________________________ ___________________
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Please Note that we do not compromise our service and all instructions must be followed accordingly.
Upon receipt of the duly requested data which is to be sent via email, you will receive the contact information of the payment officer to effect the release of your claim in anyway you deem fit.
Mr. Edwin Woods

So take extreme care & BEWARE of such scams !!!



MySpace Winner

Hello Sophia,

I also receieved that email as a second place winner! I'm not sure what I should do! Have you tried anything yourself?

thank you,

My Space Winner

Hey Charles,

Sorry for the late reply !!!

Friendly advice to ya was to report it as scam & juz forget about it.

It was a blessing indeed !!! Ya didn't fall for such scams & loses your hard-earned money to those bastards.

But it would be great wonder for ya to have a good laugh & take it for a stupid jokes. Dun't ya ever think abt winning such money easily.

As for me, lifes still ROCK, beybeh. I didn't give a blooody hell about it. BUT IT DID PISSED ME OFF !!!

After I posted the articles online, those bastards totally stop all their correspondence with me. Uh huh, YOU GOTTIT !!!

So to all my beloved buddies, be street smart at all times. Ya never know when they hit ya with scams & empty promises.

Be very careful, extremely beware of those nonsense, sweeetiee !!!



same email

i got a nearly mail from tom anderson from about i´m got the 2nd place of the eastern promotion bla bla u have won$ write back to with your blabla wincode ID xxxxxxxxxxx or so.....
ok i´ve done , mr virtuell edwin woods wite me back to fullfill the forumular u can see one step obove with the new code xxxxxxxxx for the officers with passfoto and all the dates in the forular........ i`m wonwering that the mail fron tom anderson it don´t longer exist in my myspace postbox but i had write to tom anderson bach it is real or a joke 1^. aprilfoolish ? he answered to me no its not a joke its real regards but in my postbox the mails not longer exist i´ve never deleted at myselv. I must say it must be a hackin joke, i had nearly thinks about wins over 5 bill. with a friend of me we checked with german officers and criminal defencenpolice they sAY it looks like true, the joke was then it comes a people to a hostel we was wondering about his sweet, no clothes or otherwise things in his sweet to look ok he stay 1 or 2 nights in there ok solong. But about for the transfer the "check over 5 Bill.$" he want to need 5.000 Euros i think its the same number of a higher of fishing social communitys from the nigerian connection. europen-london-amsterdam when i hear it my alarmcells are ringin.

i had many of suspecius mails about of winning. I check the headers and hope to trace it back ....all are bots... but on myspace thats a new variation it looks like real. i got the 2nd place hmmm i´ve read this ohh 2 2nd place winners ? thats why i have answered ----- sry for my bay english i hope u understand what i´ve write here. LG iwannabeunknowed from my fkn laptop this mail is real not a joke