Lottery Scam - "MasterCard World International E-lottery Program, Mega Jackpot or Microsoft International Credit Card Jackpot"
April 13, 2016
It is important that MasterCard users know that there is no MasterCard International E-lottery Program or Microsoft International MasterCard® Credit Card Jackpot. Therefore, MasterCard users who have received the lottery scamming email message below, which claims they have won or been awarded thousands of dollars in the MasterCard ® International Mega Jackpot or the Microsoft International MasterCard® Credit Card Jackpot, should delete the message. The fake message is being sent by lottery scammers to trick MasterCard users into sending them their personal information. Once the scammers have their potential victims’ personal information, they will ask them to send advance fees in order to claim their so-called lottery prizes. Once the scammers received their victims’ money, they will disappear or attempt to get more money from their victims.
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It is important to remember that legitimate companies will never ask their lottery winners to send their personal information via email message or send money in order to receive their prizes. Therefore, if online or internet users are asked to do the same, that should be the first indicator that someone is attempting to scam them.
The “MasterCard International E-lottery Program” Lottery Scam Email
Subject: Re: NOT SPAM((YOUR EMAIL WON $1,000,000.00))
Attachment: MasterCard_eng_e- lottery2016(1)(_2).docx
MasterCard International E-lottery Program <gorgedavid456@ aol.com> wrote:
THIS IS TO NOTIFY YOU THAT YOUR ACCOUNT HAS WON MASTERCARD® WORLD E-LOTTERY 2016. KINDLY VIEW THE ATTACHED FILE FOR MORE DETAILS. PLEASE NOTE THAT ONLY EMAILS SENT TO THIS EMAIL ACCOUNT:(m.company@ aol.com) WILL BE ATTENDED TO CONGRATULATIONS!!!
MasterCard ® Office: 240000. Huntsville, AL 35813, United States Of America. current director, Mr.. Blaine Vandergate Phone No: +1940 MasterCard. (+1940-618-2361)
MasterCard ® International Mega Jackpot
Ticket Number: 08 16 20 24 25 40 Registration Number: 9027640 NO INSURANCE: MSTC006 Tax Debt NO: 28456 The Winning Amount: $ 1,000,000.00.
This email address has brought you an unexpected luck, we know this may come as a surprise to you because you were not informed about this Promo. Please read through this message. Your e-mail address was selected and confirmed by our co-sponsor Microsoft International MasterCard® Credit Card Jackpot 2016, through their latest internet software. You have therefore been approved by MasterCard® / Visa Card International to receive $1,000,000.00 in credit card to be delivered to you at your house address.
Equivalent to $480,000,000 US Dollars (Four Hundred And Eight Million US Dollars).in cash, Credited to MasterCard No. 5283 0421 0025 3621 and With Reg. No. MCIMJ: 5148/4178 which have been Verified on the user of this E-mail Address Account. You are the ninth (9th) lucky winner of the total winners of 60 Take Note.
You all won $1,000,000.00USD each. Be informed that your prize (MasterCard No 5283 0421 0025 3621) has been insured/Debited with the sum won and ready for pay out and delivery to your house address. Which you will be withdrawal from any ATM point in your country.
Furthermore your details(e-mail address) falls within our REGIONAL representative office in Africa as indicated in your play coupon and your Credit Card prize of ($1,000,000.00) will be released to you from this regional branch in Africa. Be informed that your winning Credit Card (MasterCard No. 5283 0421 0025 3621) has been insured and ready for delivery to your house address by the regional issuing crediting bank (BANK OF GHANA PLC) ready to program in your name.contact your claims administrator for further instructions and delivery-MasterCard®.
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