]]>Hot Scam Specifications:
Scam Type: 419 Scam (Lottery Scam)
Fake Names: Mrs. Maurine Diane H
Offer Type: Lottery Winnings!
Winning Amount: £850,000,00
Storyline: We announce to you
the winners of the POWER BALL Xmas/New Year MEGA JACKPOT LOTTO WINNINGS
PROGRAMS held on 17th, December 2008. your personal e-mail
address,attached to winning number 7 11 18 24 30 26, With serial
number 647489,consequently won you £850,000.00 POUNDS in the Tenth lottery category
Scammer Location: UK
Scammer Email: Lehmann@lehmann-behrens.de, firstname.lastname@example.org
Oh, how I wish the prize is real. But too bad, this is a scam. You cannot win a lottery simply with an email address and without participating. And we do not recall there is any “Powerball” lottery in the UK. And anyone who believes in this crap is doomed to lose some money in the form of legal fees, etc.
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This also applies when playing by text.
From: “Lehmann@lehmann-behrens.de” <Lehmann@lehmann-behrens.de>
Sent: Sunday, December 21, 2008 5:41:12 AM
Ref No: PBLUK/67C-563MJ/K
Batch NO: 5694KI/WINFREE
We announce to you the winners of the POWER BALL Xmas/New Year MEGA
JACKPOT LOTTO WINNINGS PROGRAMS held on 17th, December 2008. your
personal e-mail address,attached to winning number 7 11 18 24 30 26,
With serial number 647489,consequently won you £850,000.00 POUNDS in the
Tenth lottery category,all participants were selected through our Power
Ball computer ballot system drawn form 42,000,Names,7,000 names from
each continent, to claim your won Prize, contact the claims department
by email for Processing and remittance of your Prize money to you.
(CONTACT EVENT MANAGER)
Sir Peters Andersson.
Tel : +4…
+44 702 405 2558 .
9. Batch No:
10. Ref No:
11 .Winning No:
Mrs. Maurine Diane H