Lottery Scam - South Africa and Microsoft Web Award 2014
Aug 25, 2014
The email message below the subject: 'Web Award 2014,' is a lottery scam. This scam will attempt to trick you into sending money, which the scammers claim you need to do in order to claim your prize. 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.
Please continue reading below.
Therefore, never send your personal information to anyone in an email message or send money to someone who contacted you via email message.
The Lottery Scam Email Message
File Code #: ATM5623/JHB/ZA
Postal: PO BOX 75100 Sandton Central 2146
Johannesburg /South Africa
This is to notify you of your email enlistment as a beneficiary of a recent inheritance fund of ($3,000. 000.00) Three Million United States Dollars from Web industry award schemes to the online internet users
The web industry represents the interests of internet and computer user worldwide sponsored by the global industry, software companies, equipment providers and Internet companies.
Microsoft Wallet allows various internet users clicking into many websites which gives you the enlisted beneficiary total sum $3,000.000.00 as referenced above to claim.
In addition to that, you should provide us with the following details to commence your payment immediately.
1. Full name
2. Phone and fax number
5. Attach copy of your identification
6. Beneficiary next of kin.
7. Marital Status
This arrangement will meet your expectations, we will therefore request for your expedited response.
Your response should be directed (Ms. Linda David).email: email@example.com
Mr. Abdul Rafi.
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