]]>Hot Scam Specifications:
Scam Type: 419 Scam (Lottery Scam)
Likely Fake Names: Mr Adolfo Pepe, Mr.Tandja Mamadoua
Offer Type: Lottery Winnings
Winning Amount: GBP 1 Million
Storyline: You won a lottery which you did not join
Scammer Location: Sierra Leone or Nigeria
Scammer Email: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
Scammer Phone: +234-2-7509441
This ECOWAS lottery scam is the updated version for 2008.
This gotta be a joke:
“Note that all beneficiaries email addresses were selected randomly from over 100,000 internet websites and supermarket cash invoices around the world.”
On Sun, Sep 28, 2008 at 1:45 AM,
email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
FREETOWN -SIERRA LEAONE.
The Economic Community of West African State (ECOWAS), would like to
notify you that you have been chosen by the board of trustees as one
of the final recipients of a Grant/Donation cash aid of £1,000,000.00
GBP (One Million British pounds starlings) for your own
personal,education and business development. The ECOWAS was
established may 28 1975 by the Multi-Million groups and supported by
United Nations Organization (UNO),Organisation of Africa Union (OAU)
and the European Union (EU), and is conceived with the objective of
human growth, educational, and community development thereby uplifting
the standard of living of people.
Based on the random selection exercise of internet websites and
millions of supermarket cash invoices worldwide, you were selected
among the favoured recipients to receive the award sum of
£1,000,000.00 GBP (One Million British pounds starlings) as
grant/donations cash aid from the Foundation of ECOWAS in accordance
with the enabling act of Parliament. Note that all beneficiaries email
addresses were selected randomly from over 100,000 internet websites
and supermarket cash invoices around the world.
You are required to contact our office annex in Nigeria for the
processing of your grant/donation cash aid as this will ensure
efficiency in our services, meanwhile you will be given your
payment-release secret code, which you will use in collecting the
funds. Please endeavor to quote your Qualification numbers
(EC-W09788-AS) in all discussions.
ANNEX OFFICE DETAILS:
Contact Name : Mr Adolfo Pepe
Executive Secretary Ecowas Nigeria
Tel : +234-2-7509441
FULL NAMES :
E-MAIL ADDRESS :
Send all the requested claim information to Mr Adolfo Pepe.
All information is strictly confidential and will only be used for the
purpose to which it is been requested inorder to avoid unwarranted
taking advantage of this programme by non participant or unofficial
personnel. Please note that these grant/donation cash aid are strictly
administered by ECOWAS, under delegated powers from the United Nations
Finally, all funds should be claimed by their respective
beneficiaries, no later than 15 days after notification.On behalf of
the Board kindly, accept our warmest congratulations.
( President ).