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419 Scam Example: "ADEXEC INVESTERINGS FIRMA / Mrs Joyce de Vries / Elizabeth Vladimir"

"ADEXEC INVESTERINGS FIRMA / Mrs Joyce de Vries / Elizabeth Vladimir" is a fake lottery scam run by a gang in the Netherlands.

In reality is not a financial company but a free webmailer run by, at which the scammers create email accounts for this scam. Forward lottery emails that contain email addresses ending in to address and ask for those email accounts to be terminated. Outblaze has a zero-tolerance policy on spam.

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Example of initial "winning notification":

From: "ADEXEC03" <>
To: <undisclosed-recipients:>
Sent: Thursday, 24 February, 2005 21:27
Subject: notification




REF NO; AIF6162688-09

To the E-mail bearer,

Sequel to the annual lottery draw of the above named establishment in europe,conducted on the 22nd of February ,2005.I am glad to notify you that your e-mail address attached to ticket No ;627462108TW won in the third category a lump-sum of Eight hundred and fifty thousand dollars (USD850,000;00).

Congratulations and be advised to keep confidential till your prize is processed to avoid multiple applications/filings.All participants were selected randomly by a computer software ballot device.

This promotion is sponsored by a group of corporate establishments and accedited charitable organisations in Europe.

Be informed that a minimum of 10% of your prize must be donated to a remarkable charity organisation in your locality.To file for your claim,please contact your fiducial agent;

Mrs Joyce de Vries,Adexec Consultant 11(e-mail;

Congratulations once more,

Sincerely yours'

Elizabeth Vladimir

NB;Kindly state your ref No and Ticket No when filing for your claim.


From: "fiducial sec." <>
To: "Firstname Lastname" <emailaddress>
Sent: Saturday, 26 February, 2005 4:12
Subject: verification

Dear Firstname Lastname,

Having received your aknowledgement of the notification of your winning,it's my duty as your fiducial agent to give you details of this lottery programme.

Adexec Investerings Firma is a registered establishment in the Netherlands specialised in organising lotteries/promotions and allied matters for corperate establishments.
We also give technical strategies to boost productivity of companies' goods and services,meeting given target within a time limit,with our crew of professional management officers.
Adexec Investerings Firma,presently have a 10-year contract with selected sponsoring -bodies to carry out an annual lottery promotion,known as a "Para-Ballot-Lotto" in order to assist accredited charity foundations all over the world,with track records in America, Europe and Asia,paramountly advertising the sponsoring companies' goods/services.The selection of winners is done in two categories,firstly on those that are registered for thr lottery promotion through ticket sales,while the other ballot is done by a special random computer ballot system,which you provisionally fall into.This is in line with management directive vis a vis the sponsoring bodies.
Adexec Investerings Firma has a legal registration with the corporate affairs commission of the chambers dept. of the netherlands, headquarter in the Hague, with license(inschrijving in dutch) information as follows:

Inschrijving nummer;bvn/92/plc/-x0185

Inschrijving naam; Adexec Investerings Firma

Inschrijving adres;Max-havelastraat 522B,2746TG,Postcode 2746 TG,Rotterdam- NL.


fascimile nummer;,+31-847305308,+31-847305304.

De natuur van Zaken;promotions/lotteries/ dev.

For VERIFICATION of your winning status,kindly contact the verififcation Officer;Mr Ken Wales; or call the above numbers for further enquiries.

Yours in service'

Joyce V.(Mrs)


Message headers:

Received: from [] by with http for; Fri, 25 Feb 2005 14:12:02 -0500
From: "fiducial sec." <>

WHOIS details for sending network (IP

     inetnum: -
     netname:      NL-SCARLET-BBNED-DSL
     descr:        Scarlet Network
     descr:        Lelystad,Netherlands
     country:      NL
     admin-c:      SATR1-RIPE
     tech-c:       SATR1-RIPE
     status:       ASSIGNED PA
     mnt-lower:    AS12634-MNT
     mnt-by:       AS12634-MNT
     changed: 20030206
     changed: 20041209
     source:       RIPE
     descr:        Scarlet network
     origin:       AS12634
     mnt-by:       SCARLET-MNT
     changed: 20031207
     changed: 20040513
     changed: 20041209
     changed: 20050104
     source:       RIPE
     role:         Scarlet Internet Administration Technical Role Account
     address:      Scarlet Telecom B.V.
     address:      Ketelmeerstraat 182
     address:      8226 JX  LELYSTAD
     address:      The Netherlands
     phone:        +31 320 294440
     fax-no:       +31 320 294460
     admin-c:      MCTB1-RIPE
     tech-c:       MCTB1-RIPE
     tech-c:       TFR2701-RIPE
     nic-hdl:      SATR1-RIPE
     remarks:      ==================================================
     remarks:      Technical Issues:
     remarks:      Abuse complains:
     remarks:      everything else:
     remarks:      ==================================================
     mnt-by:       SCARLET-MNT
     changed: 20040226
     changed: 20040516
     changed: 20050104
     source:       RIPE

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