419 Scam – "Cars Place Promotion"
"Cars Place Promotion" is a fake lottery run by a gang in Nigeria.
Please send us replies by "claims agents", especially money demands and payment instructions, we will publish them here.
Please forward copies of fraud emails to the abuse department of the webmail address listed as the contact email for the "claims agent". Ask for the domains / addresses to be suspended because they are used in a 419 fraud (see 419 FAQ).
From: "Cars Place Promo" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Saturday, 02 July, 2005 8:04
Subject: Car Award
Cars Place Promotion.
International Relations Dept,
36 Queen Caroline St,
We are contacting you as a result of Cars Place Promotion programme held on
1st July 2005 in conjunction with British Made Car Club.
>From the desk of the Coordinator of Cars Place Promotion, we are delighted
to bring to your notice that you are one of our winners.
Congratulations, we are pleased to inform you that your email address
attached to security processing code No: Cpp/500/847 won the promo in the
first category. You are therefore approved to claim your award, which is an
Aston Martin DB9 Coupe with these specifications: 2005 Model, Engine/s: 6.0L
V12, 48 valve, 450@6000hp, Transmission: 6 speed Automatic.
Please note that the emails of our two winners were drawn from the entire
World Wide Web (WWW) using a quantitative technique of random sampling. As
such only two email addresses were collected and awarded winners for this
year's draw. Note that this promotion is held once every two years, to give
few individuals around the world an opportunity of owning one of the most
powerful cars made in the UK.
To ensure a smooth collection of your prize, you are to contact the
programme coordinator by email within a week of receiving this notification.
Please find his full contact details below:
Cars Place Promotion
Name: Mr. Paul Smith
Please provide the programme coordinator with the information below for
1. Your full names
2. Your full home/office address
3. Nationality/Country of residence
4. Reconfirm winning email address
5. Direct telephone/fax numbers
7. Type of car Won
8. Security Processing Code No.
Remember, you must contact your the programme coordinator not later than a
week. After this date, your car will be returned as unclaimed.
Mr. Philip Red.
Cars Place Promotion.
N.B. Any breach of confidentiality on your part will result to
disqualification. Do not reply to this email address, please contact the
Note: Expiring date for claiming your car is 16th July 2005.