Internet Scams Exposed

SCAM WATCH: Internet & SMS Scams - Phishing - Email Fraud

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30.1.08

Another Scam

Ref: UK/9420X2/68
Batch: 074/05/ZY369

Dear Winner

This is to inform you that you have been selected for a cash prize of £750,000.00(GBP) in cash credited to file KTU/9023118308/03. held on this Month January 2008.The selection process was carried out through random selection in our computerized email selection system(ess)from a
database of over 250,000 email addresses drawn from which you were selected.The Irish National Lottery is approved by the Uk Gaming Board. In other to claim your won Amount £750,000.00(GBP) prize from the lottery board you are required to contact our Claims Agent here in the UK with
the details below:

**********************************************************
1.Full Legal names 2.Occupation 3.Tel. Number 4.Country
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Name Of Claims Agent: Mr David James
Email address :irishclaimsunit@hotmail.com
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Goodluck from me and members of staff of the IRISH NATIONAL LOTTERY.

Yours faithfully,
Sir Phillip Johnson.

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19.1.08

Another Scam

The National Lottery
PO Box 1010
Liverpool L70 1NL United Kingdom.
Ref: XYL /26510460037/05
Batch: 24/00319/IPD


WINNING NOTIFICATION

We happily announce to you the draw (#1071)
of the UK NATIONAL LOTTERY, online
Sweepstakes International program held
on Friday 12th January2008. Your e-mail
address attached to
ticketnumber: 56475600545188 with Serial
number 5368/02 drew the lucky
numbers: 02 06 18 36 37 44 19 (Bonus ball)
which subsequently won you
the lottery in the 1st category i.e match 6 plus
bonus . You have
therefore been approved to claim a total sum
of £2,696,385 (Two Million Six
Hundred and Ninety SixThousand,Three
Hundred and Eighty Five
Britain pounds sterlings) in cash credited to file
XYL/26510460037/05

This is from a total cash prize of £7,596,411
(Seven Million, Five Hundred And Ninety Six
Thousand, Four Hundred And Eleven Pounds
Sterling) shared
amongst the Three (3) lucky winners in this
category i.e match 6 plus bonus.
All participants for the online version were
selected randomly from
World Wide Web sites through computer draw
system and extracted from over
100,000 unions, associatons and co-oporate
bodies that are listed online.

This promotion takes place Twice weekly
(Wednesdays and Saturday).
Please note that your lucky winning number falls
within our European booklet representative
office in Europe as indicated in your play
coupon. In view of this,
your 2,532,720 (Two Million, Five Hundred
And Thirty Two Thousand,
Seven Hundred And Twenty Pounds Sterling)
would be released to you by
our payment office in UK.

Our Fudiciary agent will immediately
commencethe process to facilitate the release
of your funds as soon as you contact him. For
security reasons, you are
advised to keep your winning information
confidential till your claims is
processed and your money remitted to you.
This is part of our
precautionary measure to avoid double claiming
and unwarranted abuse of this
program, Please be warned.

To file for your claim, please contact your
fudiciary agent immediately via the email below.
With a filled copy of the Verification form Below.


Agents Name: Marc Kenneth
Email: marc_kenneth08@yahoo.com
Tel: +447031914262
+447031908439

VERIFICATION FORM

1.FULL NAMES OF BENEFICIARY:
2.RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS:
3.DATE AND PLACE OF BIRTH:
4.PHONE/FAX NUMBERS:
5.NAME AND ADDRESS OF NEXT OF KIN:
6.SEX:
7.OCCUPATION:
8.MARITAL STATUS:
9.NATIONALITY:

PAYMENT MODE: OPTIONS
1.BANK TO BANK WIRE TRANSFER.
2.CERTIFIED CHEQUE MADE OUT IN YOUR NAME
COURIERED TO YOU VIA OUR
AFFILIATE COURIER COMPANY AND WILL BE
DELIVERED TO YOUR ADDRESS.


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:uknationallotterycustomercare@national-
lottery.co.uk
Once again congratulations...

Cordially,
RoOs Wood
Online Co-ordinator
U.K NATIONAL LOTTERY
Sweepstakes International Program.

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4.1.08

Your email won £738.000.00 from the Global
promotion,Liverpool.To begin the claim processing of your
prize you are to contact the fiduciary agent as stated
below:

MR CHARLEYHAM BERMAN
7 GERATON DRIVE,
APT 89K KENS WAY,
LIVERPOOL,
UNITED KINGDOM
E-MAIL-:global_claimsunit4@yahoo.co.uk

+44 70457 32868
+44 70457 33544

Congratulations from the manangemant and staff.

Yours Faithfully,
Management.

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2.1.08

Another Scam

LOTTO24 INTERNATIONAL
www.lotto24.co.uk
33 High Street Romford
RM1 1HR,London-United Kingdom

Sir/Madam,

In line with the weekly sweepstakes of the above named organization held
on the 28th of December, 2007. It is our pleasure to inform you that your
e-mail address attached to the above Ref No: 98046/UK, Batch, No:
0034/344/LOT, Series, No.6587654789543-20, and Ticket NO: 9087768 came up
in the first category.

This invariably means that you have emerged as the prize recipient in the
first category with an allocated sum of: £250.000.00 (Two Hundred and
Fifty Thousand British Pounds Sterling). Be informed that all participants
were selected from a random computing email address lottery ballot system.
This charitable sweepstakes is sponsored by a group of corporate
organizations. To claim your prize award, please contact our claims
officer below either by phone, fax or email and remember to always quote
your reference and/or batch number in all conversations.

Name: Mr. Dan Marks
Tel: 00447949365760
Fax: 00447795229055
Email: danmarks001@o2.pl

To file for your claim, please forward the following information's below;

(1). Your Name.
(2). Country of Residence.
(3). Date of Birth
(4). Phone & Fax number
(5). Ref Number, Batch Number and your lucky email address
(6). Occupation

Congratulations once again from our members of staff and board of
directors. We await your quick response.

Yours truly,

Sarah Evans
Promotion Co-ordinator, Lotto 24.

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