Internet Scams Exposed

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

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Another Scam: from Mr. David Fiedeborg

GLOBAL COURIERS UK23 Sheldon Square, London W2 6PY,
United Kingdom,
Handling Officer: David Fiedeborg
Phone:  +44  702 406 1532
Fax: +44-704-307-5842


This is to inform you that we are in possession of a certified cheque which is to be couriered to you. You are to please confirm your mailing address to enable us dispatch your parcel immediately. Note that we do not deliver to street corners but to your residence.

We are a well established courier company offering courier and transport services 24hours a day priority delivery across the globe. We deliver letters, parcels and consignments to any destination by road, air or sea. Your Reference number is FR/ 45-300-07
It is the usual practice of our organization to conduct a proper verification of all parcels that we are to deliver to ensure that they are valid. Be rest assured that your cheque and winning documents has been confirmed valid and true. Delivery of the parcel from BlackBerry Mobile Promotions with Reference Number FR/ 45-300-07 registered in the name of Darren Benko will be made once you meet the delivery requirement.

Description of parcel to be delivered
An original certificate of weight: -------------0.05kg
Bonded draft of weight: -------------0.11kg
Total weight of parcel: -------------0.16kg
Colour of Parcel: -------------White
Length of days: ------------- 48 Hours

Delivery Name &Destination:

Name: Darren Benko
Address: 9 Mimnagh Street Norville Bundaberg Qld  4670 Australia.
 Contact Number: 0061419738490

Note that we do not operate on COD (Cash On Delivery). (You must pay the delivery charges before we deliver your parcel) Below are the mandatory delivery charges that you are to pay to facilitate the prompt delivery of your lottery winnings.

Mailing: £107.00
Insurance: £241.00
Vat: £151.00
TOTAL: £499 Pounds

We assume all responsibilities should anything go wrong with the delivery of your parcel. BlackBerry Mobile Promotions has also instructed us that your winnings must be delivered in (2) days after delivery charges has been received from you.
In the light of this informations you are advised to locate the closest WESTERN UNION OFFICE or MONEYGRAMM closest to you and make payment for the delivery of £499Pounds with our accountant information below since this is the quickest mode of receiving the charges from you.

Receivers Name: Mrs Felicia Graham
Address: London W2 6PY, United Kingdom.
Amount: £499 British Pounds Only.

You are also expected to send us payment details below, immediately you have made this payment.
Sender's Names:
Sender's Address:
MTCN/REF Number:

This will enable our accountant confirm the payment from you and issue you a receipt which will be sent along with your parcel from BlackBerry Mobile Promotions.
As soon as we receive confirmation of your address and evidence of payment of the above charges, we will dispatch your documents immediately. The date and time of departure and expected date of delivery will be provided to you along with your tracking informations that will enable you track your shipment till it gets to you. It will take two  days to get your packages to you. This charge is a one-time payment and delivery would be made to your residence within two working days by air. You will also be required to sign for the parcel personally and to do this you will need a valid means of Identification.

Note: Your prize is protected by a hardcover insurance policy, which makes it impossible to deduct any amount from the money before it has been remitted to you. This means that the above charges cannot be deducted from the prize and hence must be provided by you before your prize is transferred to you. And this is solely because your name is engraved on the cheque by the lottery Board which makes it impossible for anyone to temper with it.

Warm Regards,

Mr. David Fiedeborg
FOR: Management.

GLOBAL COURIERS UK" is a registered and copyright trade marks of: - GLOBAL COURIER 
This e-mail and any files transmitted with it are confidential and may be legally privileged and are solely for the
individual or entity to which they are addressed. If you have received this e-mail in error please delete this message
and any attachment files, or contact GLOBAL COURIERS UK. All business is transacted under our Standard
Trading Terms and Conditions a copy of which is available upon request. E. & .O. E.

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