Internet Scams Exposed

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

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Another Internet Scam: From Shenhua Energy

Dear Winner,
We at Shenhua Energy global office like to officially congratulate you for
the draw that was just held by our company which featured you as the second
place winner. Our company hold promotions each year just to promote our
global publicity and reputation as we plan to exploit more corners of
the world with our highly valued product line. This promotion is just one of
Various ways we are presently using to achieve this global vision of ours.
Your email address with MICROS ID (PLD-5693-HTY-76254Ul-43FE) was luckily
Drawn to be this year's second place winner of a Brand New 2009 BMW x5 car
Invoice: $42,505USD and cash prize of $500,000.00 United
State Dollars.This money and gift we believe will enable you make some
impact in the society and
Possibly invest in our company in the near future.
You are hereby requested to contact our agent for more details on our
Promotion in particular before taking further actions to claim your
prize. Ensure you inform Dr Sun Li  who is our claims official in United
Kingdom Europe and can understand your English and some European
Languages. See details of him below.
  Name    : Dr Sun Li at
  Address: Embark Lane 23, London. United Kingdom
 Phone     ; +44702 405 4975
 When contacting the claims agent you should include the following if you
 get a response from him;
      *** Your Full Name:
      *** Address;
      *** Phone number
      *** Age
      *** Gender;
      *** Occupation:
      *** Winning email and Micros ID:
We know you must be excited and very happy about this news you have just
Received from us and the truth is that we are doing this to put smiles
Into homes and hearts of people worldwide. The only task that is required
of you is to kindly place our company logo on the BMW that You have just
won for a minimum of 6months.
Special greetings from the entire family of Shenhua Worldwide.
                              Mrs Li Haicang (Sec.)
  *NOTE**  You must be 22years or older to claim. Late response is not
accepted. Misconduct and non adherence to instructions leads to prize

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