fighting spam and scams on the Internet
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: "Connie Jose" <email@example.com>
Date: Sun, 1 Jun 2008 14:22:15 +0200
Subject: Approved Remittance Receipt.
Approved Remittance Receipt.
Once Lotto Award Program.
Email Ticket Number: TL4461/06/74,
Following official publication of results of the E-mail electronic
on-line Sweepstakes organized by the Once Lottery corporation, the
Slide circuit award prizes in conjunction with the foundation for the
promotion of software products, (F.P.S.), held on the 23rd of May,
2008, in Spain, wherein your electronic email address emerged as one of
the on line winning email in the 1st category.
Hence your email address was attach to a ticket Number:TL4461/06/74,
from the average collection of over 150.000.000 One Hundred and Fifty
Million Email address and your email address came up as one of the
winning which attracted to a cash award of 1,000,000.00 Euros (One million
Euros Jackpot in the Once Email Lottery in which several e-mail
addresses were picked Randomly by the Lotto software powered by the
Internet through the worldwide website.
Your email address was among those chosen this year for the Once
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 today
the 31St of May 2008 with the following particulars attached to
(I) Award numbers: TL 41/53542
(ii) Email ticket number: 6677453
(iii) BATCH NUMBER: 45/0 93/91961/SA
(iv)The file REFERENCE NUMBER: TL/47830/96/06
To file and claim your winning sum, please contact the claim
agents: FOREIGN TRANSFER MANAGER
Tel: *0034-693-455-183** *
Dr. Connie Jose
(Once Lottery Coordinator)