This is just one type of the thousands
of scam e-mail variants
sent out each day by 419 scammers. If you've received an e-mail even
remotely similar to the scam published here or if you have
arrived at this page via an internet search resulting from an e-mail
that you received, YOU
HAVE RECEIVED A SCAM E-MAIL!
NEW YORK LOTTERY ORGANIZATION | Fake Lottery Scam
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send these scammers money for any reason.
[ BEGIN SCAM E-MAIL ]
From: Mrs. Lisa Williams <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re-Your e-mail address has won you US$2,800,000.00!!!
Date: Mon, 12 Oct 2009 17:58:58 -0700 (20:58 EDT)
Your e-mail address has won you US$2,800,000.00
NEW YORK LOTTERY ORGANIZATION
TICKET FREE/ONLINE E-MAIL ADDRESS WINNINGS DEPARTMENT.
you are the correct owner of this email address then be glad this day
as the result of the New York lotto online e-mail address draws of 19th
September 2009 has just been released and we are glad to announce to
you that your email address won you the sweepstakes in the first
category and you are entitled to claim the sum of US$2.8 Million.
email address was entered for the online draw on this Ticket Number:
APP236566301307 and won on this Lucky Number: MX014926583. You are to
contact your claim agent Mr Tommy Edwards on the below email address
for available options on how to receive your winnings fund. Note that
Mr Tommy Edwards might fail to recognize you as the true winner and
receiver of the US$2,800,000 if you fail to include the following in
your contact mail to him:
Your country of origin and country of
residence/work, complete official names, address, amount won, free
ticket and lucky numbers, date of draw, contact telephone and mobile
numbers, Your ID for identification.
Mr. Mr. Tommy Edwards
Mrs. Lisa Williams
New York LOTTERY ORGANIZATION.
[ END SCAM E-MAIL ]
It's important to note that
any real people and / or legitimate
organizations whose actual names or other details appear in
these scam e-mails have absolutely no
with this scam!
Scammers never use their real
They frequently take on the identity of real people to help make themselves and their scam appear legitimate.
This is just a small sampling of the
many hundreds of advance fee fraud e-mails received each day here at
headquarters. It is 100% pure B.S. Purity Guaranteed!
There are many different types of 419 scam (examples)
but they all promise you something (fortune, job with salary /
low-interest loan, lottery prize,
bargain gold dust / diamonds,
work visa, etc.) in return
for a small 'fee' or some kind of remittance. Of course, there is no
fortune, no job, no loan, no prize to be had. It's just a ploy to get
willingly send them money.
If you receive one of these scam mails, simply delete it as you would any other spam mails.
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