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A very simple way to spot if you have received a scam lottery email is to look at the return email addresses. Has the 'Agent' used any of the following email account: 1. Hotmail 2. Yahoo 3. mail.ru If you are uncertain - visit the url that the...
You have been told you have won millions - the email you have received is probably a scam... does it look something like this: Ref: Uk/9420X2/26
I must admit this is one of the better scam/spam emails I have seen in a while. 1. The domain name in the email: the-national-lottery.org does not belong to us or any of our partners, however the perpetrators are linking to one of our partner sites nota...
The following scam email was sent to us recently to add to our scam database. It pretty much outlines the scam from top to bottom: 1. The random win and who finances it 2. What they need from you 3. The stuff you need to pay for So you are ...
This is yet another version of the scam emails going around: Our Dear Winner, You have won the sum of 9,000,000 (Nine Million Pounds Sterling) from POWERBALL LOTTERY on our 2007 charity bonanza held on 9/5/2007. The winning ticket was selected...
THE NATIONAL LOTTERY BRITISH LOTTERY INTERNATIONAL HEADQUARTERS: CUSTOMER SERVICE, 28 FANFIELD ROAD,CROYDON. LONDON W2 1EY ******************************************* LOCAL OFFICE:LOCARD HOUSE,LINNET WAY , STATHCLYDE BUSINESS PARK,BELLSHILL, LANARK...
WE OFTEN GET THIS QUESTION: "Can I win a lottery prize if I have not played?" Most people who ask this question have received a lottery winning email from a random stranger making claims that their email was randomly selected and they have won a prize ...
THE FOLLOWING IS A SCAM EMAIL ONE OF OUR CUSTOMERS RECEIVED RECENTLY - YES, ITS A SCAM - --------------------------------- Be a better friend, newshound, and know-it-all with Yahoo! Mobile. Try it now. The Canada Lottery Online P.O. Box 9082 Calgary...
Receiving an email stating you randomly won some lottery is the "chat up line" of what is known as an Advanced fee fraud scam... or 419 scam. This is how it works: 1. Email stating you won the lottery and you must send in your details to collect you...
If anyone asks you to make a payment upfront to receive any type of lottery winning then they are trying to scam you... period. The idea behind the scam is to get you to pay lots of small fees to get your "prize". So imagine this scenario: You get a l...
SOMEONE SEND YOU A LOTTERY CHEQUE IN THE POST? Someone wrote to me recently with regards to having received a cheque for a lotto game that he had allegedly won. He wanted to know if Mr Frank writing from a free email account was a legitimate represe...
WHO IS: \"FREELOTTO FAST SVC\"? Well, I do not know but I can assure you it is not us! WE HAVE RECEIVED A NUMBER OF COMPLAINTS from customers who have found the following charge on their credit card statements: "Freelotto Fast Svc" Please be adv...
WHO ARE WE: We are a licensed entity operating from the country of Curacao, our business is registerd with the local chamber of commerce and we have a long and happy history of providing a great service to our customers. The operating company is Sunsev...
WE GET A LOT OF QUESTIONS WITH REGARDS TO THIS EACH DAY: Please take a look at these links to understand and research about lottery scams: 1. http://www.google.com/search?source=ig&hl=en&q=lottery+419&btnG=Google+Search 2. http://www.google.com/s...
Please do not give any information with regards to your identity to any one who claims that you have won a prize in a "mystery lottery" that you never entered into. By handing over information to these people (ID / Address / etc.) you are setting yours...
An SMS scam doing the rounds sends out the following message: CONGRATULATIONS! Your phone number has won R450,000 in the Nokia UK Lottery draw, please call James to claim your prize using reference number: It is identical to a 419 email scam, jus...
Thank you to another concerned customer who forwarded the following email to us so that our other members can have a sample of the sacam 419 emails that are being sent out. From:(Customer Service) Dear Winner, This email is to notify you that you...
Attn: XXXXX ENTER PERSONS NAME HERE Dear Sir, BANK DEPOSIT IN YOUR FAVOUR. This is to acknowledgment the receipt of your e-mail, and to confirm the validity of the winning notification which you received from the organisers of the lottery promo...