]]>Hot Scam Specifications:
Scam Type: 419 Scam (Lottery Scam)
Fake Names: Craig McAfee, Jason Karter
Offer Type: Lottery Winnings
Winning Amount: 1.8million Euros (10% of 18million)
Storyline: You won a lottery which you did not join
Scammer Location: Claims to be UK
Scammer Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
What is this?
Answer: It is a scam. Scammers want to cheat you by asking you to pay fees.
Why would I be interested in this?
Answer: hmm, good point. Why are you here in the first place?
What is the point?
Answer: Beats me. You may contact them if you can afford to lose your entire bank account.
—– Original Message —–
From: “Euromillions FreeDraws” <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Thursday, October 18, 2007 11:33 PM
Subject: Euromillions FreeDraws
> Euromillions FreeDraws
> PO BOX 370
> Isle of Man
> Dear Prize Winner,
> Here is
another first from Play Euromillions- your chance to win in the
EuroMillions rollover draw. Most people will never get the opportunity
> and win in UK Mega Jackpot EuroMillions- especially when
they live outside
> United Kingdom. The prize which has been
built up from 10 Jackpot rollover
> the biggest in the
E-LOTTERY Draws since its inception in 1997.
> You have been
entitled to a lump sum percentage from the lottery prize
> pool of
?18,000,000.00 Euros. All the 10 lucky winners were selected through a
> e-Lottery software from accredited websites listed online that
> in this draws, as part of our International
> Please note that your
lucky winning number falls within our United Kingdom
Processing Center. Our payments in European Euros and Great British
> issued in cheque by the Lottery treasury board to be
processed for cash
> disbursement by our authorized bank.
In view of this, your prize tier from this lottery pool of
> is payable by our intermediary bank in the
UK in accordance with financial
> regulations for winnings
> For more information on your winning numbers, prize tier
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> processing your cheque payment,
> please contact
our representative at Prize Processing Center (PPC) by
> Prize Processing Center
> Name: Mr jason
> His official responsibility is to provide
assistance relevant to fast and
> efficient processing of your winnings
entitlements. He will be looking
> to your response.
Congratulations from the Winners Selection Committee of
MEGAJACKPOT Euromillions FreeDraws!
> Best Regards,
> Director, Winner Selection Committee
> *Fast and Efficient Processing
> *Prompt Confirmation
> *Winning Results Checked Automatically
> *Free Email
> *Entry is 100% Confidential
> Euromillions FreeDraws