Internet Scams Exposed

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

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7.7.11

Another Internet Scam: From Robetta Trapp - British Government Financial Department

CONGRATULATION!!!

 
BRITISH GOVERNMENT FINANCIAL DEPARTMENT:
101 Wigmore Street
London W1U 1QU
Email Ref Number: UK/9420X2/68

Attention: Email Owner,

Your Email has been selected among nominated Winning email for a cashPrice of £ 950,000.00 (Nine Hundred and Fifty Thousand Pounds Sterling) cash from British Government e-online programme held on Wednesday, 6th July 2011 in the United Kingdom.

The selection process was carried out through random selection through our computerized email selection system from database of over 250,000 email addresses drawn from all the continents in which your email was among the first ten (10) lucky winners. Our European agent attached to your draw will immediately commence the process to facilitate the release of your funds as soon as you contact him/her.

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FOR DUE REMITANCE AND PROPER CLAIMS CONTACT Via Email.
Damian Baker (British Government Finance Department)
EMAIL: onlinescreening@live.com
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Provide the following underlisted information for due remittance of funds;
1.Full Name:
2.Full Address:
3.Nationality:
4.Age/Sex:
5.Mobile Contact:
6.Occupation:
7.Job Describtion:
8.Email Reference Number:
9.Winning Email:
10.Alternative Email Id:
Congratulations on-behalf of British Government Financial Department.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

What makes them think we'll actually fall for it? And more to the point, what can they do with the details they have asked for?