Internet Scams Exposed

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

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Another Internet Scam: Blackberry Internet Promotional Draws

From: "Gaylor, Britt C" <>
Subject: BNL Email.Beneficiary
Date: 18 October, 2011 12:40:36 AM EDT

BNL Email.Beneficiary

Dear winner.

We are pleased to inform you of the result of the blackberry Internet Promotional Draws. All email addresses entered for this promotional draws were randomly inputted from an internet resource database using the Synchronized Random Selection System (SRSS).
Your email address was selected in the Category A with Special Digit Code: BNL988777/UK and Special Ticket Digit Code: LNB447969/2011-12, and this qualifies you to be the recipient of the grand prize award sum of Two million, five hundred thousand united States dollars.
The payout of this cash prize to you will be subject to the final validations and satisfactory report that you are the authentic owner of the winning email address. In line with the governing rules of claim, you are required to establish contact with your designated claims agent via email or telephone with the particulars below:

Enquiry officer: Mr Victor Dunlop
Phone: +447 424 642 438

You are advice to immediately establish contact with the Enquiry Officer via the e-mail address above with the information's necessary: Name:  Address: Phone: Cell Phone:  Email:  Alternative Email:  Occupation:  and Special Digit Code:
Failure to complete the claims of your cash prize after 14 days of this notice will result in the revision of award. Hence, you should commence your claims process immediately, by contacting the claims agent (Mr Victor Dunlop) who would be guiding you through the Claims process.
Yours Faithfully,

Promotion Co-coordinator
Gaylor Britt C
N.B. Any breach of confidentiality on the part of the Winners will result to disqualification, You are to immediately contact your claims officer with this email (

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