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

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19.9.11

Another Internet Scam: From SOUTH AUSTRALIAN LOTTERY

CONGRATULATIONS!!! YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS HAS WON YOU THE SUM OF €3.600000 IN THE SOUTH AUSTRALIAN LOTTERY 2011 !!

 

WIN!           WIN!!           WIN!!!
 
SPOT 10 TODAY SOUTH AUSTRALIAN LOTTERY INC.
                    
****WE FACILITATE YOUR FINANCIAL DREAMS****
 
OFFICE OF  THE INTERNATIONAL PROMOTIONS
AND PRIZE AWARD DEPARTMENT.
Level 12, 50,Greenfeld's St,
Adelaide, SA, 5000.
 
 
18/09/2011
 
 
Dear Sir/Madam,
 
 
LETTER  OF  NOTIFICATION
 
 
We are delighted to inform you on the result of the E-mail address ballot lottery draws of the South Australian 1st category cash-out lotto BV 2011 international programme,which took place on 16th of September 2011 and the results came out today
18th of September 2011,during which your e-mail address emerged one of our ten lucky winners.This is a computer generated lottery of Internet users using email addresses for draws.

This lotto draw is fully based on an electro nic selection of winners using their e-mail addresses from different World Wide Web (www) sites. Your e-mail address attached to ticket number: 027-725-66-822 with Serial number 246662274 drew the lucky numbers  and bonus ball number which subsequently won you the lottery in the 1st category.You have therefore been approved to claim a total sum of  €3.600000 (THREE MILLION,SIX HUNDRED THOUSAND EUROS) in cash credit file ref:YLP/YDW 22 609/02.
 
This is from the total cash prize of €150,000000(ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY MILLION EUROS),shared among the first Ten (10) lucky winners in this category. All participants were sellected randomly through a computer balloting system drawn from nine hundred thousand e-mail addresses from Canada,Denmark,Australia, United States, Asia, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Oceania as part of our international promotions programme which is conducted annually. This Lottery is being promoted and sponsored by a conglomerate of Multinational companies as part of their social responsibility to the citizens in the communities where they have operational base.
 
We also hope that you will avail yourself this golden opportunity in realizing the objective of this programme.
 
For more information,simply contact your regional Paying Bank Manager in Ghana.
 
Mr Alex Uche,
Regional Bank Manager,
International commercial Bank Ghana.
Email: intbank.remittance@gmail.com
Tel/fax:+233 241 882 986      

Fill and send the Lottery form below to your Paying Bank.
 
 
LOTTERY WINNERS APPLICATION FORM OF PAYMENT.
 
FULL NAME........................................
DATE OF BIRTH........................................
ADDRESS................................................. .
SEX.............................................................
AGE.............................................................
NATIONALITY............................................
OCCUPATION...........................................
TELEPHONE..............................................
EMAIL.........................................................
DATE...........................................................
WINNER REF/BATCH NO............................APPROVED FOR PAYMENT.
 
 
Please quote your reference and winning number which are stated above and ensure that the data is kept highly confidential for security reasons until your claim is processed and your prize money remitted/released to you. This is part of our precautionary measure to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this programme by some unscrupulous elements,and equally to guard against non participant or unofficial personnel taking undue advantage of this programme.Your email payment center falls within our regional  paying bank in West Africa(Ghana).Your lucky  price of €3.600000 (THREE MILLION,SIX HUNDRED THOUSAND EUROS) will be released to you through our regional  paying bank (INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANK OF GHANA) where your email payment center falls  in.
 
Note that,all winnings MUST be claimed by a STIPULATED TIME which is on the 30th of October 2011 otherwise all funds will be returned as Unclaimed and eventually be reabsorbed into our next lucky dip sweepstakes.
 
Congratulations on your winnings!!!
Yours in service,
Mrs.Dwell Hope.
Executive Co-coordinator (National Lottery Inc).
 
 
Mr. Gerald Goodman (Manager Foreign Operations), Mr. Franklyn Van Der Weijden (Manager Domestic Banking Operations), Dr. James Williams (Director International Credit Department), Mrs. Sandra Murphy (Executive),
Mr.Alex Uche(Regional Bank Manager),Mr. Michael Cole (Executive), Mr. Stephen Boer (Chairman).
 
PLEASE ENSURE YOU CONTACT  YOUR  REGIONAL BANK MANAGER (Mr.Alex Uche) WITH HIS EMAIL I.D...  intbank.remittance@gmail.com
 
 
 
ANY BREACH OF CONFIDENTIALITY ON THE PART OF THE WINNERS WILL RESULT TO DISQUALIFICATION.#

 

 

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