Internet Scams Exposed

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

These emails and text messages are real examples of current scams. Learn to identify them. Please forward any scams you receive to Mark Hutten: They will be posted on this site without your email address.

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Email: with a description of how the scam worked (i.e., what happened exactly), and we will try to (a) locate the scam artist(s), (b) work with law enforcement to expedite prosecution, and (c) help you get some - or all - of your money back.


Another Internet Scam: From DR Dennis Smith - INTERNATIONAL CRICKET 2011 LOTTERY

I received the following e-mail. If Dr. Dennis Smith is a fraudster, then why is he still around and not in prison??
Krishna Rao Saripalli

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Subject: FILL ICC CRICKET VERIFICATION FORM TO CLAIM YOUR PRIZE AND RETURN !!!‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏

UK Ltd Belgrave House 76,
Buckingham Palace Road,
London SW1W 9TQ,
United Kingdom

Dear Lucky Winner,

This is to inform you that you have won a prize money of One Million Great Britain Pound Sterling's (£1,000,000.00) for the year 2011 Lottery promotion which is organized by ICC Cricket. This was a Mobile draw promo which was held in London, United Kingdom.

The ICC Cricket is sponsored by ICC Cricket World Cup Team, and other international companies. The ICC Cricket Mobile draw is held to encourage you and others to play and promote the cricket game worldwide. The ICC Cricket has discovered a huge number of double claims due to winners informing close friends relatives and third parties about their winning and also sharing their pin numbers. So you are hereby strongly advised once more to keep your winnings strictly confidential until you claim your prize.

It is obvious that this notification will come to you as a surprise but please find time to read it carefully as we congratulate you over your success in the following official publication of results of the Mobile online ICC Cricket Draw organized by ICC Cricket World Cup Team and other above stated companies.

All participants were selected through a computer ballot system drawn from 50,000.00 MOBILE NUMBERS from all over the world as a part of our international promotional program, which we conducted for the world cup.

To begin your claims process, please contact only your assigned agent, Dr Dennis Smith foreign service manager of ICC Cricket World Cup Team. Via email.

However you will have to fill and submit this form to the events manager for verification & direction on how you can claim your winning fund. Send any of your identity proof along with your information.

Fill the Details Below:

1. Full name:.....................
2. Contact Address:............
3. Age:..............................
4. Mobile Number:.............
5. Marital Status:...............
6. Sex:..............................
7. Occupation:...................
8. State:...........................

Simply fill accordingly and submit your verification form to our events manager immediately via email, no file attachments please.

Due to a mix up of some names and numbers of delivery, 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 and also security protocol to avoid double claiming and unwarranted taking advantage of this program by non participant or unofficial personnel.

for any assistance contact your claims director below,

DR Dennis Smith
The Claims Director/Event Manager.
ICC Cricket World Cup.
Telephone: +44 701 423 9511

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