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"419" Scam – Advance Fee / Fake Lottery Scam

The so-called "419" scam is a type of fraud dominated by criminals from Nigeria and other countries in Africa. Victims of the scam are promised a large amount of money, such as a lottery prize, inheritance, money sitting in some bank account, etc.

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.

Keep in mind that scammers DO NOT use their real names when defrauding people.
The criminals either abuse names of real people or companies or invent names or addresses.
Any real people or companies mentioned below have NO CONNECTION to the scammers!

Read more about such scams here or in our 419 FAQ. Use the Scam-O-Matic to verify suspect emails.

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Some comments by the Scam-O-Matic about the following email:

Fraud email example:

From: contact info <contact@to85.orangehome.co.uk>
Date: Sat, 9 Dec 2006 12:20:32 +0100 (CET)
Subject: YOUR EMAIL I.D. HAVE WON. URGENT!!!


YOUR EMAIL I.D. HAVE WON. URGENT!!!





FROM:KRASLOTEN LOTTO INTERNATIONAL
PROMOTION PRIZE AWARD DEPT.
FILE REF:HL/5564/40/07
BATCH: 11/834/5PDH /EU


OFFICIAL WINNING NOTIFICATION:



DEAR WINNER:

It is obvious that this notification will come to you as a suprise but please find time to read it carefully while We congratulate you over your success in the following official publication of results of the E-mail electronic online Sweepstakes organized by the KRASLOTEN LOTTO corporation,in conjunction with the foundation for the promotion of software products,(F.P.S.), held on the 6th of Dec 2006,in Amsterdam The Netherlands.

wherein your electrononic email address emerged as one of the online
winning email in the 2nd category and therefore attracted a cash award of 500,000.00Euros (Five hundred thousand Euros only).

Our winners are arranged into four categories with different winning prizes accordingly in each category.They are arranged
in this format below:

CATEGORY NO.OF WINNERS WINNING PRIZES
1st. 6 1,,000:00euros each
2nd. 14 500,000:00euros each
3rd. 22 300,000:00euros each


We write to officially notify you of this award and to advise you to contact the processing office immediately upon
receipt of this message for more information concerning the verification, processing and eventual payment of the
above prize to you.

It is important to note that your award information was released with the following particulars
attached to it.
(1) Award numbers: NL 56/7765
(2) Email ticket numbers: NL553/26/96
(3) Batch numbers: 11/834/5PDH /EU
(4) The file reference numbers: HL/5564/40/07

For verification purpose be sure to include:
(1) Your mailing address.
(2) Your telephone numbers.
(3) Your country.


To file for your claim,Please contact your Validating Officer for VALIDATION of your winning within Twenty-nine working days of this winning notification.Winnings that are not validated within Twenty-nine working days of winning notification are termed void and invalid. You are required to mention the above particulars
of your award in every correspondence to enable him validate your winning.

CONTACT:
*******************************************************************
FOREIGN TRANSFER MANAGER
Name MR.FRANK GARRIK.
KRASLOTEN LOTTO PRIZE CLAIM DEPARTMENT.
Telephone: 0031-62088-1205.
E-mail:winneremail2006@netscape.net


********************************************************************

The KRASLOTEN LOTTO Awards is sponsored by a consortium of software promotion companies. The Intel Group, Toshiba, Dell
Computers, Microsoft and other international companies. The KRASLOTEN LOTTO internet draw is held periodically and is
so organized to encourage the use of the Internet and promote computer literacy worldwide.



Once again on behalf of all our staff,
Unvalidated winnings after Twenty-nine days of winning notification will be termed invalid and void.

Congratulations from me and members of staff of KRASLOTEN LOTTO NOTE ; Send your reply email to.E mail:winneremail2006@netscape.net

CONGRATULATIONS!!!

Yours faithfully,

Mabel Van Ken (Mrs)
KRASLOTEN LOTTO PROMOTION COORDINATOR.



Copyright © 1994-2006 krasloten lotto E-mail Loterij Promotion Inc. All rights reserved. Terms of Service -Guideline.




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