Internet Scams Exposed

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

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BlackBerry Scam

BlackBERRY Promotion Award TeamCraven Park, Harlesden
London NW10
United Kingdom.

Dear Ashok Bhatia,

This is to formerly inform you that after the verification process conducted on your BlackBerry Winners Prize Verification Form, I wish to inform you that the Administrative department has just approved and referred your claim file to our affiliate Courier company, so that your Prize Winning Certificate, your Check/Cheque as well as your BlackBerry Torch 9810 can be sent to you by postal mail. This promotion was sponsored to encourage the use of BlackBerry Torch 9810 in Asia Developing Nations but E-mail addresses all over the world were entered in the ballot.

Your £90,000.00 Pounds and a BlackBerry Torch 9810 would be released to you in our ASIA Payment Office. Our Delivery Officer in the ASIA Payment Office would be delivering your check/cheque to you through DHL Courier to your respective city or location in your country.

He would need;

• Your Phone number:......
• Your Postal address for Verification:.......
 DHL Courier Delivery Fee of $ 90 US Dollars. (Ninety US Dollars).

Send the delivery fees through Western Union Money Transfer or MONEYGRAM, to our secretary, YUMNAM AJIT KUMAR. Find below the details of
the receiver:

Address: Address: E-6 Chandragupta Marg Chanakyapuri New Delhi 110021, INDIA. 

Immediately the Payment is made, You are to forward the below payment information to me for verification which include:

1) Name and Address of sender
2) Amount sent
3) Money transfer control number (MTCN)
4) Location were money was sent from.

This will enable us facilitate the release of your winning certificate and check/cheque. We congratulate you as one of the BlackBERRY award International On-line Sweepstakes Winners.

Note, it is not possible to deduct the DHL DELIVERY fee from your winning check/cheque because it has been issued and sent to us by the general overseer, in conjunction with the A.B.N AMRO Bank financial. In this case, you are required to pay this fee to get your winning check/cheque as soon as possible.

Yours faithfully,

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