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!
La Primitiva Lottery International Promotion - Lotto Scam
This is an internet
scam! Do NOT
send these scammers money for any reason.
[ BEGIN SCAM E-MAIL ]
From: la primitiva lottery <email@example.com>
Subject: FROM THE DESK OF THE DIRECTOR GENERAL.
Date: Wed, 8 Apr 2009 12:37:43 +0200 (06:37 EDT)
LA PRIMITIVA LOTTERY BOARD.
AVD. DE ALCALA 47
C.P.28300 MADRID SPAIN .
INTERNATIONAL PROMOTION DEPARTMENT.
FROM THE DESK OF THE DIRECTOR GENERAL.
REFERENCE NO: IPL/09/44780-ESP
BATCH NO: E06-5007
SERIAL NO: 777-908-221-576
LUCKY NO: 03, 17, 23, 27, 42, 48.
Dear Lucky Winner,
are pleased to inform you today, the results of La
Primitiva Lottery International Promotion, held on
02/04/2009 as part of our yearly bonanza.Your email address has
emergerd winner on the fisrt category.You are therefore entitled for a
prize of 1.250.000,00 Euros.(One Million Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand
You are to receive this amount through one of the following payment options;
(A) CHEQUE (B) CASH PICK UP (C) BANK TRANSFER
winning amount is insured for security reasons and will be released for
payment by THE INTERNATIONAL LOTTERY BOARD after datas clearification
and verification has been made.
Our claims agency will assist you in making sure that claiming of your lottery prize is realized without delay.
FOREIGN OPERATION DEPARTMENT,
CREDIT GRANT CONSULTANT S.A.
(FUDICIARY CLAIMS AGENT INTERNATIONAL PROMOTION)
Tel: +34 634 156 436
Fax:+34 917 615 122
You must contact the appointed agent with your Full Names,Contact Telephone Number via
email OR telephone to process the immediate payment of your prize.
Remember that all prize money must be claimed not later than 15th of April 2009.
promotional program is a conjoined effort of the Spanish Lottery
Organizations and the United nation under the auspices of
La Primitiva Lottery International.
addresses were randomly selected from the worldwide website through the
Microsoft computer ballot System with a batch of 50.000
international email addresses from citizens of USA , CANADA , AUSTRALIA
, ASIA ,MIDDLE EAST, EUROPE AND AFRICA.
YOUR AGENT WILL BE PAID 5% OF THE AWARD PRIZE AS COMMISSION AFTER YOU RECEIVE YOUR WINNING AMOUNT.
Congratulations! once again from all staff and board members.
VICTORIA LOPEZ MENDEZ
La Primitiva Lottery.
[ 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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