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

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1.7.12

Another Internet Scam: TOTO ONLINE LOTTERY MALAYSIA

Dear Lucky Winner, 
     
TOTO ONLINE LOTTERY MALAYSIA 

We are pleased to inform you of the result of the just concluded annual final 
draws of toto Annual Promotion Malaysia. 

The online Toto Promo draws was conducted by a random selection of email 
addresses from an exclusive list of 29,031 E-mail addresses of individuals and 
corporate bodies picked by an advanced automated random computer search from 
the internet. However, no tickets were sold but all email addresses were 
assigned to different ticket numbers for representation and privacy. 

After this automated computer ballot, your e-mail address emerged as one of 
twelve winners in the fourth category for the second prize with the following 
data: 

Ref Number: TOTO/941OYI/02/SYEN 
Batch Number: 53/234/0689 
Ticket Number: 3648/12 

You as well as the other winners are therefore to receive a cash prize of 
£750,000 (SEVEN HUNDREND AND FIFTY THOUSAND BRITISH POUNDS ONLY) each from the 
total payout. 

Your prize award has been insured with your e-mail address and will be 
transferred to you upon meeting the requirements, statutory obligations, 
verifications, validations and satisfactory report. 

To begin the claims processing of your prize winnings you are advised to 
contact our licensed and accredited claims agent/security company for SECOND 
category winners with the information below: You are also advised to give the 
following information’s to the claim's agent via email 

CLAIMS VERIFICATION FORM 

1. Full name and address: 
2. Country: 
3. Tel and fax number: 
4. Occupation: 
5. Your Reference and Batch number at the top of this mail: 
6. Age: 

Dr Alex Peters, 
CALTEX PROMO CLAIMS AGENT 
Email: toto.malaysia1@ymail.com 
Phone: +601-667-97672 
NOTE: All winnings must be claimed within 20 days from today. After this date 
all unclaimed funds would be included in the next stake. 

Remember to quote your reference information in all correspondence with your 
claims agent. 
You are to keep all lotto information away from the general public especially 
your reference and ticket numbers. (This is important as a case of double 
claims will not be entertained). 

Members of the affiliate agencies are automatically not allowed to participate 
in this program. 

Thank you and congratulations!!! 

Yours faithfully, 
Dr Henry lee, 
Foreign resource officer TOTO online draws.                     
www.sportstoto.com.my 
                               Copyright 2006-2012. Toto Online draw. All 
rights reserved.

2 comments:

Lady D said...

This was posted as early as Jan, 2012, but I actually just received an email exactly like this yesterday, 3/3/2013. Looks like it's still going around. Watch out people.

meanpeoplesuck said...

I too just received this exact same email. Same reference, batch number and ticket number as well. April 5, 2013 at 4:32 a.m. SCAM!