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30.1.12

Another Scam: from Mr. Wesley Benjamin, Mobile Promotional Draws

Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2012 18:27:27 +0100
Subject: Read Carefully ‎‎‎‎‎‎(Verification Requirements and Terms & Conditions)‎‎‎‎‏‏


1 Hanover Street London 
W1S 1YZ, United Kingdom.


Dear Esteemed Claims Applicant,
We are pleased to inform you of the result of the Mobile Promotional Draws. All Mobile Number entered for this promotional draws were randomly inputted from all mobile telecommunication network resource database using the Synchronized Random Selection System (SRSS).

The payout of your cash prize to you will be subject to the final validations and satisfactory report that you are the authentic owner of the winning Mobile Number that received the SMS/TEXT Message.

In line with the statutory procedure governing the claims of won prizes, you are required to send the particulars below via email to the verification office (wesleybenjamin@appleiphoneinc.co.uk) or fax: +44 (0)704 307 3860
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VERIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
1. PASSPORT NUMBER OR NATIONAL ID NUMBER OR DRIVER'S LICENSE NUMBER:
2. FULL NAMES:
3. GENDER:
4. MARITAL STATUS:
5. OCCUPATION:
6. NATIONALITY:
7. MOBILE NUMBER (Mobile number that received the sms):
8. ALTERNATE MOBILE/PHONE NUMBER:
9: ALTERNATE EMAIL:

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TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF CLAIM
1. You must be aged 18 years or over to be eligible for this prize. Underage entries will be void.

2. Send the above verification requirements to the verification office (wesleybenjamin@appleiphoneinc.co.uk).

3. None of the employees, nor any family members of employees, of Apple Inc. and its affiliate companies, their agents or those of their respective group of companies may take part in (1) prize draw promotions or (2) competitions that involve any element of judgment by or on behalf of Apple Inc.

4. The Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 shall not apply to these terms and no rights or benefits expressly implied by it shall be enforceable under that Act against the parties to it by any other person.

5. For claim, only one entry may be made per person. For promotions, they are only available once to any person. Apple Inc. may determine at its sole discretion whether it believes different entries or accounts are connected to the same person, using whatever methods it deems appropriate. Where multiple entries/accounts have been used Apple Inc. reserves the right to cancel these entries and withhold prize.

6. Fraudulent, multiple or incorrect verification entries will not be accepted, neither will entries made in breach or non-compliance with these terms and conditions. No liability is accepted for entries that are not received for any reason by Apple Inc.

7. By providing the verification requirements, you accept and agree to be bound by these terms and conditions any specific terms and conditions relating to the prize claim, and any applicable instructions.

8. For further clarification, call +44 (0)703 199 2473


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Thank you for being part of our commemorative Annual Anniversary Draws.
.

Yours faithfully
Mr. Wesley Benjamin


©Copyright 2012 Apple Inc. All rights reserved.

11 comments:

Anonymous said...

I received this exact message and from the first time i believed that was a scam. I replied just to see where this was going until they asked me for money and after i found this useful article and i was completely sure its a fraud.

Anonymous said...

i have just recieved that message too and i send my personal info to as the confirmation and i just read on the inetrnet that this is a scam,

Anonymous said...

i got exact message and send my my personal info too..what will happen after that

Anonymous said...

My mother from qatar also just recieved this promotion i know it was a scam so i tried to send the name and country for verifecation and then i found this confirmation? and i tried to call the number that mentioned on his replied message but only voicemail. i checked his name on google and i found out its scam... im glad my mother told me about this otherwise my mother is send the money to him..so guys be careful this person...

Anonymous said...

I recieved just the exact message and stupid enough, i sent my personal information even sent 3365euro. Wesley Benjamin, Kelly Waltermann, Kelvin Webber, Fionna Yvonne Taylor And Christopher Richard are all working together.

Anonymous said...

I recieved just message text in my cell please care full with Jorge Ortega Camareno.

Anonimo said...

I also received the SMS, and the first thing i thought was: who gives away this amount of money to somebody who's not even in the same continent and doesn't even have an iPhone... so send the email out of curiosity. Mine is signed by a DR. Grant Wellings

HEART-TO-HEART WITH AKINSEHINWA SOLOMON SOLA said...

QUITE A PERFECT SCAM!

HE/SHE (SCAMMER) SAT AND COMPOSED HIS/HER MESSAGE WELL: FROM TEXT MESSAGE TO EMAIL AND FINALLY TO COURIER SERVICE...ALL IN THE NAME OF MONEY.

MAY GOD SAVE US FROM "419" PEOPLE, AMEN!

TO KNOW WHO'S MR. WESLEY BENJAMIN, I SEARCHED ON GOOGLE. BEHOLD, THE RESPONSE WAS INTERNET SCAMS EXPOSED!

PLEASE, BE WISE FRIENDS.

Anonymous said...

From: RIM-BLACKBERRY MOBILE COMPANY [mailto:rim-blackberryworldwide@live.co.uk]
Sent: Tuesday, July 17, 2012 11:38 PM
To: Kevin Henry
Subject: BLACKBERRY VERIFICATION FORM( Fill & Attached Passport Photograph)


Research In Motion UK Limited
200 Bath Road Slough Berkshire SL1 3XE



Dear Esteemed Claims Applicant,

We are pleased to inform you of the result for the E-Mail Promotional Draws. All email addresses entered for this promotional draws were randomly inputted from all email resource database using the Synchronized Random Selection System (SRSS).
The payout of your cash prize to you will be subject to the final validations and satisfactory report that you are the authentic owner of the winning E-mail Address that received the E-MAIL Message. In line with the statutory procedure governing the claims of won prizes, you are required to produce the particulars below:
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VERIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
1. PASSPORT NUMBER OR NATIONAL ID NUMBER OR DRIVER'S LICENSE NUMBER:...................
2. FULL NAMES:......................
3. GENDER:.........................
4. MARITAL STATUS:..................
5. OCCUPATION:......................
6. NATIONALITY:..........................
7. E-MAIL ADDRESS (E-mail address that received the message):...................
8. ALTERNATE EMAIL:.................
9. ANNUAL INCOME :...................
10: CLAIM OPTIONS (Option A & B):......................

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CLAIM OPTIONS (KINDLY SELECT THE CLAIMS OPTION YOU SUITABLE TO RECEIVE YOUR PRIZE)

Option A:
Visit London: In line with the British Gaming Council statutory procedure to validate the final remittance of won prizes conducted in the United Kingdom, winners are required to visit London to procure their Prize Authorization Letter (PAL) from the British Gaming Council in person. The Prize Authorization Letter (PAL) is an approval letter which gives you the sole right to your won prize. This is made mandatory for International Winners (Non UK citizens).

Option B:
Courier Delivery: Winners unable to travel to London considering distance or job schedule, your won prize will be sent to you through Courier Services. A three (3) working days Diplomatic Delivery by our affiliate Diplomatic Courier Company at you address has been made available for all International Winners who cannot travel to London. The charges of the courier will be paid by the winner.


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TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF CLAIM
Any falsification of the above VERIFICATION REQUIREMENTS will render your claims null and void. You must be 18 years of age and above to be eligible for claims. Specify the CLAIMS OPTIONS suitable for the claims of your prize. Information of your prize should be kept strictly confidential for security reasons until you have received your won prize. Friends and relatives cannot claim prize on winners behalf. Any breach of the above terms and condition will lead to prize confiscation.
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NB: The above VERIFICATION REQUIREMENTS and preferred CLAIMS OPTIONS should be sent to this office via email.

Thank you for being part of our commemorative Annual Anniversary Draws.

Yours Faithfully,
Claims Officer,
Mr. Wesley Benjamin.
Tel: +44-703-191-9387

©Copyright 2001-2012. BlackBerry. All rights reserved.
This communication is the property of BlackBerry mobile corporation and is intended for the use of the recipient to which it is addressed regarding his won promotional prize, and may contain confidential, personal, and or privileged information. Please contact us immediately if you are not the intended recipient of this communication, and do not copy, distribute, or take action relying on it. Any communication received in error, or subsequent reply, should be deleted or destroyed.

Anonymous said...

I recieved the same message that I was a 715,000 £ winner.
I am glad I found out it was a scam

toby martins said...

Pure scam!!!!
I was sent same mail too
Thanks for google