England Rugby World Cup 2015 Lottery Draw Scam
Sep 4, 2015
The email message below with the subject: "England Rugby World Cup 2015," which claims the recipients are lucky beneficiaries of two hundred and fifty thousand Rand(R250,000), for the ongoing 2015 England Rugby World Cup, is a scam. The email message should not be responded to, especially with personal or financial 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 for fake lottery draws or sweepstakes prizes.
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The Fake England Rugby World Cup 2015 Email Message
Subject: England Rugby World Cup 2015!!!
We are pleased to inform you that your E-mail address is one of the lucky beneficiaries selected for the ongoing 2015 England Rugby World Cup. Your E-mail address is one of the 50 email addresses randomly selected through a computer ballot system. You are therefore been approved for a total payout of Two Hundred & Fifty Thousand Rand (R250, 000 .00).
The online draw was conducted from an exclusive list of over 25,000 e-mail addresses of individual and corporate bodies picked by an advanced automated random computer search from South Africa and the African Continent. No tickets were sold. After the automated computer ballot, your e-mail address emerged as one of 2015 England Rugby World Cup beneficiaries in the category 'A' with the following:
BATCH NUMBER: 74-263-ERWC
SERIAL NUMBER: ENG/Z-00168
REFERENCE NUMBER: RWC-ZA39-825P-4
YOU ARE REQUIRED TO FILL THE FORM BELOW AND SEND IT TO US BY MAIL's OR VIA FAX AS SOON AS POSSIBLE FOR THE IMMEDIATE RELEASE OF YOUR PRIZE.
1. Full Name:
4. Mobile Number:
5. Marital Status:
Tel: (+27) 72 465 4593
Fax (+27) 86 763 9674
Ensure that you send all your information to(email@example.com) to enable us responds back immediately, Due to possible mix up of some numbers and email contacts, we ask that you keep this winning strictly from public notice until your claim has been processed and your money is being remitted to you. This is part of our security protocol to avoid double claims or unscrupulous acts by some Unparticipan of this program. Please do not reply if you are not the owner of this email address
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