419 Scam Example: "DE SAP SOFT WARE PROMOTION"
"DE SAP SOFT WARE PROMOTION" and is a label used by a gang in the Netherlands for a fake lottery fraud (advance fee fraud, "419"). SAP, a major German software company, has no connection to this scam.
Example of scam email:
From: "Desap lotto" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wednesday, 09 November, 2005 19:53
Subject: NOTIFICATION CLAIM
FROM: DE SAP SOFT WARE PROMOTERS. WINNING NOTICE FOR CATEGORY "A"WINNERRE:
AWARDS WINNING NOTIFICATION.
Dear Lucky Winner,
We are pleased to inform you of the result of the just concluded annual
final draws of DE SAP SOFT WARE PROMOTION Netherlands nternational
The online cyber lotto draws was conducted from an exclusive list of
25,000 e-mail addresses of individual and corporate bodies picked by an
advanced automated random computer search from the internet. No tickets were sold. After this automated computer ballot, your e-mail address emerged as one of two winners in the category "A" with the following:
Ref Number: 35149/337-5247/LNI
You as well as the other winner are therefore to receive a cash prize
of 1,500.000.(ONE MILLION FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND EUROS ONLY) each from the total payout. Your prize awards has been insured with your e-mail address and will be transferred to you upon meeting our requirements, statutory obligations,verifications, validations and satisfactory report.
To begin the claims processing of your prize winnings you are advised
to contact our licensed and accredited claims agent for category "A"
winners with the informatiom below:
Mr. Robert Heinz
Financial Director, DE SAP SOFT WARE PROMOTION
Netherlands Company,De Amsterdamse
Poort Bijlmerplein 888 1102 MG Amsterdam
1000 BV Asmsterdam
(a) Note that there exists a periodic condition on all claims
process,failing which would lead to disqualification and winnings Forfeiture. Winners are therefore advised to expedite their claims process.
(b) Being one of the lucky winners, you constitute entrant's full and
unconditional agreement to and acceptance of our terms and conditions of claims to avoid any discrepancy in the cause of payment of your prize awards winning.
(c) To avoid double claims, you are advised to keep your winning
details very confidential, as any discrepancies resulting from a breach of
this confidentiality on the part of the winners will be covered solely
by such winner as our staffs are bound by the oath of secrecy taken on
(d) By this lottery prize awards winning, you acknowledge your
acceptance to be added to our lottery master player database.
(e) By this prize winning, you agree to receive periodic mailings which
will include, but are not limited to; Newsletters, Invitations to Play,
Announcements, Adverts and Offers we feel would be of interest to our
master players, from all the sponsoring entities.
(f) By this winning, you understand that you reserve the discretion to
be removed from any such mailing list which automatically disqualifies
you from this and subsequent lottery entries. Removal instructions are
on every mails.
(g) We hereby do solemnly pledge to maintain the privacy of our master
players/lucky winners database and shall not make available for sale,
rent, lease or the illegal use of information about our Players/winners.
Remember to quote your reference informationss in all correspondence.
Anybody under the age of 18 and members of the affiliate agencies are
automatically not allowed to participate in this program.
Thank you and congratulations!!!
DE SAP SOFT WARE PROMOTION
Netherlands International programs all response should be mail to: