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Victims never receive this non-existent fortune but are tricked into sending their money to the criminals, who remain anonymous. They hide their real identity and location by using fake names and fake postal addresses as well as communicating via anonymous free email accounts and mobile phones.
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Fraud email example:
From: =?iso-8859-1?q?dptinfo=20award?= <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Fri, 10 Mar 2006 10:09:02 +0000 (GMT)
Subject: CONTACT THE AWARD AGENCY WITH DETAILS!!!
I have a new email address!You can now email me at: email@example.com
FORWARD YOUR CLAIM DETAILS!!!
INTERNATIONAL PROMOTION PROGRAMME.
RESULT OF CATEGORY A
we are please to inform you result of category A of The International DayzerS promotion Programme wishes to inform you the results of the E-mail promotion address ballot promotions international program held on 26th Febuary, 2006. Your email address was attached to ticket number 56475600545-188, with serial number 07654/02 drew with lucky numbers 43-11-44-37-10-43, and consequently you Won the lottery in the (A) category.All participants were selected through a computer ballot system drawn from Microsoft users from 30 Thousand company and individual email addresses.
You are therefore been approved for a lump sum of One Million Euro. (1,000,000.00 ) Be advice to keep your winning information confidential until your claims has been processed and your money remitted to you. This is part of our security protocol to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program,
For the release of your winning,kindly contact the approved claims agent with the following details:-
REF NO: 45149/337-5247/LNI
Reply E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Our agent will immediately commence Your claim process to facilitate the Release of your funds as soon as you contact him and you are to quote your lucky number for confirmation on your winning in every correspondences with the claims agent.
All winning must be claimed not later than One month of rereceivinghis Notice. After this date all unclaimed funds will be rereturnedo back to European Union Treasury as unclaimed Fund. Furthermore, should there be any Change of your address; do inform your claims agent as soon as possible.Congratulations!! again from all our staffs and thank you for being part of our promotional lottery program.
Mrs. Liliana Remoud.
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