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!
EMIRATES LOTTERY PROMOTION - EMIRATES WORLDCUP AWARD | Fake Lottery Scam
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send these scammers money for any reason.
[ BEGIN SCAM E-MAIL ]
From: EMIRATES WORLDCUP AWARD <email@example.com>
Subject: DEAR MAILBOX USER(YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS WON)
Date: Thu, 13 Aug 2009 12:05:44 +0000 (08:05 EDT)
EMIRATES LOTTERY PROMOTION
PRIZE AWARD DEPARTMENT HEADQUARTERS
79 FETTER LANE LONDON
EC4A LAG, UNITED KINGDOM.
are pleased to announce your email address as one of the lucky winners
in the Free Lotto Draw held on the 12th August 2009 in the computer
game in which email addresses were used. It is a promotional program
aimed at encouraging internet users; therefore you do not need to buy a
ticket to enter for the game
email address was attached to ticket number FE08WCSA with batch
numberSA/10/FE and the lucky numbers of 06-09-13-15-40-43-09, which
eventually won the lottery in the six categories of the draws.
Therefore you have won a lottery jackpot prize award of $600,000.00usd
(Six Hundred Thousand Dollars).and tickets to any match of your choice
in South Africa.
Note that this program was
largely promoted for the 2010 F.I.F.A World cup to be held in South
Africa. Emirates group being one of the major sponsors and co sponsor
organized this lottery game to promote internet user and also the World
cup South Africa 2010.
To Claim your prize,
please contact Mr. John Fullham immediately you receive this message
accompanied with your personal details, full name, address,
nationality, sex, age, telephone number and your ticket number and
batch number for processing and release of your fund. Below is the
claim Agent contact information:
winners are assured of the utmost standards of confidentiality, and
press anonymity until the end of processing and beyond where they so
desire. Be further advised to maintain the strictest level of
confidentiality until the end of the proceedings to circumvent problem
associated with double claims. Also you have to bear in mind that your
fund has been deposited in a bank and also insured so can not be
tampered by anybody who’s so ever, till you receive the fund in your
NB:You are given 12 days to collect
your certificate, match tickets and claim your fund, so that your
document will be forwarded for reservation and visa for the world cup.
CONGRATULATIONS ONCE MORE!!!!!
At your disposal we remain
Rev.John Williams(promotional manager)
[ 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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