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19.12.11

Another Scam: from BLACKBERRY VERIFICATION

From: blackberryverificationoffice@europe.com
Subject: BLACKBERRY VERIFICATION FORM, (fill and summit)‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏
Date: Sun, 18 Dec 2011 04:27:44 +0000

Malaysia launch
BlackBerry House
Lyric Square,Hammersmith,W6
London, United Kingdom


In line with the commemorating event marking our 2011 anniversary of the BLACKBERRY telecommunication, we rolled out over £30,000.000.00 (Thirty Million Great British Pounds) for our Anniversary Draws. All participants were selected through a computer ballot system drawn form 12,000 company mobile numbers, and 18,000,000 individual mobile numbers from the 450 mobile networks from Australia, New Zealand, North America, South America, Europe, Middle East, Asia and Africa as part of International Promotions Program, which is conducted annually in London.This promo is approved by the British Gaming Board and also licensed by the International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR). This promo is the 3rd of its kind and we intend to sensitize the public. To begin the verification process of your prize, you are required to fill and submit the below verification details via email attachement.
 
VERIFICATION REQUIREMENT
All fields are required
Section A**PERSONAL INFORMATION.1. FULL NAMES:
2. SEX:
3. DATE OF BIRTH:
4. PASSPORT NUMBER OR ID NUMBER:
5. NATIONALITY:
6. MARITAL STATUS:
7. OCCUPATION/ANNUAL INCOME:
8. CONTACT ADDRESS:
9. COUNTRY:

Section B**MOBILE NUMBER INFORMATION.

10. WINNING MOBILE NUMBER:
11. NETWORK NAME:
12. ALTERNATE MOBILE/PHONE NUMBER:
13. AMOUNT WON:
14. EMAIL ADDRESS(S):
 
READ CAREFULLY THE FOLLOWING RULES AND REGULATION
  • Any falsification of your details will render you disqualified because you will be assumed to be impersonating.
  • As soon as you are verified as one of the winners, you will be required to come to our above address, United Kingdom to redeem your winning Cheque.
  • Winners unable to come to our office to receive their prizes will be responsible for the delivery charges (Diplomatic Courier Delivery).
  • Friend and relatives cannot redeem your won prize on your behalf because the certified cheque is covered by an IRREVOCABLE GUARANTEE BOND (IGB).
  • To avoid double claim, impersonation and disqualification, all winning information should be kept strictly confidential.

 
I wish to on behalf of all members and staff of BLACKBERRY congratulate you as a winner and wish you the best of luck as you spend your good fortune.
Thank you for being part of our commemorative Anniversary Draws.
 

   Yours In Service,
Sarah Lim
   Dr.Sarah Lim
Tel: +447-035-963-922
Tel: +447-035-963-071
Fax:+447-043-075-782
 
 
Copyright © 2011 Research In Motion Limited, unless otherwise noted.

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