Lottery Scam - South Africa and Microsoft Web Award 2014

Lottery Scam - South Africa and Microsoft Web Award 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.

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

Web Award 2014

File Code #: ATM5623/JHB/ZA
Postal: PO BOX 75100 Sandton Central 2146
Johannesburg /South Africa
Telephone: +27742357747.

Dear Beneficiary.

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.

Important Notes:

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
3. Address
4. Occupation
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:

Mr. Abdul Rafi.

Thank You.

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  • July 22, 2016 at 8:50 PM by an anonymous user from: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

    I just recieve a to good to be true email from address to William Nicol Dr & Sunrise Boulevard fourways, 2191, saying I won 2,000,000.00 from Johannesburg, South Africa. Category of web award compensation fund.

    I am afraid to give my id I guess this is not real.

    • July 22, 2016 at 9:08 PM by info

      It is not real, it is a scam.

  • May 27, 2015 at 4:03 AM by an anonymous user from: Abha, Asir, Saudi Arabia

    It is the same this year with web awards 2015; they are using same address:

    - - - - - -

    "Physical Address Icon .

    William Nicol Dr & Sunrise Boulevard,

    Fourways, 2191,

    Johannesburg, South Africa.


    Your e-mail address, attached to ticket number Web201/38651/, with serial number 772-22 drew the lucky numbers in the first Category of Web Award Compensation Funds ANNOUNCED to claim the total prize money of (£2,000,000. 00.) Two Million Great British Pounds sterling (GBP) which is the email Compensation payout for Category A winners.

    All winners were selected through a web ballot system drawn from over 20,000 company entries and 98,000 individual email addresses and email names from all over the world as promotional program takes place every year.

    This award was promoted and sponsored by Web Marketing Association's of software producers and Microsoft Company.

    Please contact the payment support centre for assistance in order to receive your payment in less than (7) days.

    However, Your file will be suspended if you are unable to claim the fund before 21 days of your notification to enable the organising committee to continue with the programe.

    Processing Center

    Mrs. Sarah Amos

    Telephone: 27742357747.


    Note to provide the support centre with the following details.

    1. Full Name:

    2. Address:

    3. Nationality ID copy or Driving license:

    4. Age: Date of Birth:

    5. Occupation:

    6. Phone: ...Fax:

    Furthermore, should there be any change of address do inform our support centre as soon as possible. You are required to communicate only with the payment office stated above in all your correspondence.

    Congratulations once more from our members of Marketing Association's.


    Dr. Younis Tawfeek"

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Lottery Scam - South Africa and Microsoft Web Award 2014