Beware of Coca-Cola Lottery Scam - "Congratulations Online Season Winner"
Aug 24, 2014
The email message below is a fake and scam. The email message was not sent by Coca-Cola. You should not respond to the message with your personal information. Every month, thousands of these email messages are sent out by scammers to trick their potential victims into stealing their personal information and/or sending money. Therefore, never send your personal information to anyone in an email message or send money to someone who contacted you via email message.
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The Coca-Cola Lottery Scam
From: Coca-Cola Lottery (postmaster @comp3.co.il)
Sent: Sun 8/24/14 11:13 AM
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Dear Lucky Winner,
We are pleased to inform you of the result of the Coca-Cola Online season Winners International programs held on the 16th August,2014. Your E-mail address attached to ticket #:538-6064-31, with prize #:52-418-042, drew $1,500,000.00 which was in the 2nd category of the draws. You are to receive $1,500,000.00 (One Million,Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars).This program is in conjunction with Australian, British and European Governments and the Coca-Cola bottling company International.
Because of mix up in cash pay-outs, we ask that you keep your winning information confidential until your winning prize ($1,500,000.00) is fully remitted to you by our accredited pay-point bank. You are advised to adhere to this instruction so as to forestall the abuse of this program by other participants.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OF YOUR CASH PRIZE TO YOU, CONTACT OUR PAYING BANK ADDRESS WRITTEN BELOW.
Send them the following informations:
(i) Your name:
(ii) Contact telephone:
(iii) Contact Address:
(iv) Your ticket and prize numbers:
(v) Quote amount won:
(vi) Notification date:
PAYING BANK CONTACT.
Contact Person: Mr. David Chapman
Email: chapmandavid35 @gmail.com
Congratulation once again from the Coca Cola Online Award Department.
Note: DO NOT REPLY TO THIS EMAIL. CONTACT YOUR PAYING BANK DIRECTLY FOR YOUR CLAIMS. YOU ARE NOT REQUIRED TO PAY A FEE TO CLAIM YOUR WINNINGS, IT'S OUR RESPONSIBILITY.
Yours in service,
Dr. Chris Martin.
Coca-cola Lottery Co-ordinator.
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