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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: infor claim <email@example.com>
Date: Fri, 21 Jul 2006 16:44:23 +0200
Subject: Euro Million loteria award 2006.
Euro Million loteria award 2006.
Pol.Lasao, Area Anardi
155, 28090 Madrid.
Ref. Nº: ESM/WIN/008/05/10/MA
Batch. Nº: EULO/2907/444/908/06.
YOUR E-MAIL ADDRESS WON THE LOTTERY AWARD 20006
We wish to congratulate you over your email success in our computer balloting sweepstake held on 16th July 2006. This is a millennium scientific computer game in which email addresses were used. It is a promotional program aimed at encouraging internet users; therefore you do not need to buy ticket to enter for it.Your email address attached to ticket star number (45407) with serial number 51622 drew the EUROMILLION lucky numbers 3-18-40-40-76 which consequently won the draw in the Second category. You have been approve for the star prize of EUR 950,000.00 (Nine Hundred And Fifty Thousand Euros. Only)
You are advised to keep this winning very confidential until you receive your lump prize in your account or optional cheque issuance to you. This is a protective measure to avoid double claiming by people you may tell as we have had cases like this before, please send your Full Name, Home and Office Tel & Fax Number, Mobile Tel Number and your winning ticket number, reference numbers and amount won information for processing of your winning fund to our registered claim agent in address below:
National trust Agency
Address: Avda .Del Petroleo 222 Polig
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]
Be informed that the appointed agent will be required to swear affidavits of lotto claim also remember, all winning must be claimed not later than 10th August, 2006. Please note, in order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications, remember to quote your reference number and batch number in all correspondence.
Furthermore, should there be any change of address do inform our agent as soon as possible.
Once again congratulations.
Mrs. Blanca Fernandez
This promotional program takes place every year. This year lottery was promoted
and sponsored by THE MANAGEMENT OF THE STAATSLOTERIJ COMPANY B.V AND SULTAN OF BRUNEI, we hope with part of your winning you will take part on our next year 2 million international lottery.
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