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!
JAGUAR LOTTERY PROMO - Fake Lotto Scam
This is an internet
scam! Do NOT
send these scammers money for any reason.
[ BEGIN SCAM E-MAIL ]
From: Mrs. Patricia Hooper <email@example.com>
Subject: YOU HAVE WON
Date: Tue, 31 Mar 2009 21:33:23 +0100 (16:33 EDT)
JAGUAR LOTTERY PROMO.
Park Royal A02
happily announce to you the draw of the Jaguar Lottery Promo
International Programs held on the 31St of March 2009 in London, United
Kingdom. Your email address attached to ticket number: 1456 with serial
Number: 5555/05 drew the lucky number 3-1-174, which subsequently won
you the lottery in the first category. You have therefore been approved
to claim a total sum of $1,000,000.00 (One Million United States
Dollars) in cash credited to file wlp/23456/05. This is from a total
cash prize of $20,000, 000.00 Million USD, shared amongst the first
twenty (20) lucky winners in this category.
To file your claims, please contact our agent:
Mr. Harry Mark (Authorize Agent)
[ 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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