Hot Scam Specifications:
Scam Type: 419 Scam (Lottery Scam)
Fake Names: Mrs.Mel Walterson, Mr. Edland Hayes
Offer Type: Lottery Winnings from “e-Ban”
Winning Amount: 700k GBP
Storyline: You won a lottery which you did not join
Scammer Location: Claims to be UK
Scammer Email: email@example.com,
This lottery scam mail claims to be “licensed” by IAGR (International Association of Gaming Regulators). IAGR has stated in their website that they are not affiliated to any company awarding any prize or money.
And ofcourse, e-BAN is not an official lottery operator. The prize money is fake and any fees that you pay to these guys will be gone forever.
From: Mrs.Mel [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Friday, September 21,2007
Subject: Operator of The e-BAN LOTTERY.
REF Nº: EBAN/6094-QL73602008
BATCH Nº: 1ST-2008/73
The United Kingdom e-BAN LOTTERY in collaboration with the PROTON-Asia Researchers, wishes to inform you that the results of the E-mail address ballot lottery international program by Great Britain held on 20th of September, 2007. Your email account have been picked as a winner of a lump sum pay out of Seven Hundred Thousand, Great Britain pounds (700,000.00 pounds sterlings) in cash credited to file REF NO. MNO/89-Q0814953008. This is from total prize money of GBP 3,500,00.00 shared among the FIVE (5) international winners in this ever 1st draws category. All participants for the online version were selected randomly from World Wide Web through computer balloting system drawn from over 100,000 names database, union associations and corporate bodies that are listed online. This promotion is this year’s half quater United Kingdom e-ban Lottery bonanza. The PROTON-Asia Researchers Group, operators of the United Kingdom e-BAN Lottery is approved by the British Gaming Board and also
Licensed by the The International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR).
Mr. Edland Hayes
*IMPORTANT* FILL OUT THIS WINNERS VERIFICATION FORM BELOW:
*Name of Beneficiary: *Address: *City/State: *Nationality:*Sex: *Email
Address: *Tel: *Occupation: *Next of Kin: *Age: *AMOUNT WON: *In Figures: *In Words:
*Lucky Nos: *Ticket No: Note: Anybody under the age of 18 is
Operator of The e-BAN LOTTERY.