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Beware of "Mobile Awards Winning Notification" Lottery Scam

2016-07-31T12:17:52 -  +
Beware of "Mobile Awards Winning Notification" Lottery Scam

The email message below, which claims the recipients are winners of the "Mobile Awards Winning Notification," a so-called lottery sponsored by Nokia Mobile, LG Mobile, IPhone, Samsung Mobile, Sony Mobile, Blackberry and HTC, is a lottery scam. The fake email message was sent by lottery scammers to trick potential victims into sending them personal information and money, believing they have won the so-called "Mobile Awards Anniversary" lottery. But, there is no such lottery.

Please continue reading below.

Recipients of the fake email message (see below), should delete it and not follow the instructions in it.

The “Mobile Awards Winning Notification” Lottery Scam

Mobile Awards U.S
(Cardinal Place)
San Jose, California
United States

Tel: +1 (408) 658-6723

MOBILE AWARDS WINNING NOTIFICATION 2016.

We wish to congratulate you once again on this note, for being part of our winners selected at this TIME OF THIS YEAR 2016 Mobile Awards Anniversary. Mobile Awards in Conjunction with

NOKIA MOBILE,LG MOBILE,IPONE,SAMSUNG MOBILE,SONY MOBILE, BLACKBERRY HTC

MOBILE and other mobile providers are currently running a beta test and for this had set out One Million Four Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($1, 450,000,00.)for these winners. This promotion was set-up to encourage the active users of the mobile phone and use of Global communication system. We wish to formally announce to you that you have successfully passed the requirements, statutory obligations, verifications, validations and satisfactory report Test conducted for all online winners.

A winning cash check//draft will be issued in your name by Mobile Awards board or the fund transferred to your account. You have therefore won the entire sum of $1,450,000,00USD {One Million Four Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars} with winning lucky number: MA/NOW/2016-14 21 30 39 40 47 31. Ref: SA712R

You are required to fill and submit the above particulars to Your Claims Agent Payment Unit with the below email address

LDJ Solicitors (CLAIMS AGENT) Juan Lee

71 Chancery Lane,

London, WC2A 1AF

United Kingdom

Tel: +447924590378

Email: claims@ldjsolicitors.8k.com

Provide your Claim Agent with your Full Details to enable them process your payment:

Full Names:
Date of birth (yyyy-mm-dd): .
Gender: .
Occupation : .
Address: .
Country: .
Winning Mobile Phone
Number: .
Telephone No: . Amount won : .

Winners are advised to keep their winning information secret to avoid fraudulent claim (IMPORTANT) pending the transfer/claim by Winner.

Regards,

MRS. ANGELA JOHNSON
FOR MOBILE AWARDS PROMOTON TEAM

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  • Posted: Jan 18, 2018 at 1:20 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan

    I have received below email. I would like to know the authenticity, genuineness and legality before sending any information to them.

    Your early response will be highly appreciated.


    "PAYMENT ADVICE ON $2,820,000.00 USD (Two Million Eight Hundred and Twenty Thousand United States Dollars Only) VIDES PRICE CLAIM NO: PPC-ZAREP/100/09 – REF NO: 12-15-19 -27-39/MOP/08 & BATCH NO: 5-6-4/21/MOP /11.

    We are pleased to inform you that your prize Ref No and email address has been officially verified by our verification Department at the headquarters. For security purpose we suggest you keep your winning information strictly confidential until your prize is paid to you in order to avoid any double claiming by unprincipled individuals. Your winning fund is insured and Deposited in Escrow Account with this Payment File Number of Deposit "PPC/ZA56342/2013. We have two methods of payments.. International Bank Draft (Cheque), Bank to bank transfer (Wire transfer). Kindly read the payment advice attached to the email."

    They send me scan copy of check as attachment too.

    Thanks in advance."

    delete


    • Posted: Jan 18, 2018 at 4:07 PM by info

      The email is a fake and scam, just delete it.

      delete


  • Posted: May 16, 2017 at 1:08 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Kolkata, West Bengal, India

    I had received one of those messages on my phone and I did respond and send my mobile number also via my mail. So what should I do now?

    delete


    • Posted: May 16, 2017 at 1:14 PM by info

      Just be careful next time because the scammers will be contacting you, in an attempt to scam.

      delete


  • Posted: Dec 7, 2016 at 9:17 AM by info

    Received via email:

    "Hello my name is Edwin and I am from El Salvador, I have received an email where I have been told that I am a winner of $ 1, 450, 000.00, through mobile awards, I would like to receive confirmation ... I have I am sending an image of an ABSA check and they are communicating with me the next person who is handling the payment: She is communicating with me ... Jessica Lee121, 2nd Floor Commissioner House, Johannesburg, 2196, Gauteng, South Africa Cell : 27-83-362-2385 Office 27-11-049-9948 Email: claims@afrisignattorneys.4t.com"

    delete


    • Posted: Dec 7, 2016 at 9:18 AM by info

      It is a scam. Do not follow her instructions.

      delete


  • Posted: Jul 31, 2016 at 6:50 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Willemstad, Curaçao

    I received notification as sms in my phone and not by e-mail. my local provider frequently does raffles for promotion. How those people know real phone numbers?

    delete


    • Posted: Aug 1, 2016 at 12:23 AM by info

      They collect them via phishing, lottery and other scams.

      delete


  • Posted: Jul 31, 2016 at 12:24 PM by info

    This is the fake email message that the scammers send to trick their potential victims:

    "From: claim agen
    Date: Wed, Jul 27, 2016 at 12:19 PM
    Subject: Re: Rewards

    Dear Lucky Winner,

    Please find the attached document for review.
    You have to print it out and fill it or send the information's to the email address in the form

    MRS. ANGELA JOHNSON,
    Online Coordinator,
    Congratulations once again.

    delete


    • Posted: Sep 16, 2017 at 11:28 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Birsfelden, Basel-Landschaft, Switzerland

      I receive this email:

      "From: Forexpayments
      Sent: Friday, September 15, 2017 12:28 PM
      Subject: Attn: Bilma Narcisa Silva Herrera

      Paygate Center
      23 Biccard
      Johannesburg
      2000
      South Africa
      Direct Tel: 0027-83-883-5750
      Direct Tel: 0027-72-116-7524
      Fax: 0027-86-684-3410
      Email: forexpayments@safrica.com

      Date: 15-09-2017
      Attn.: Bilma Narcisa Silva Herrera,

      PAYMENT ADVICE ON $2,820,000.00 USD (Two Million Eight Hundred and Twenty Thousand United States Dollars Only) VIDES PRICE CLAIM NO: PPC-ZAREP/100/09 – REF NO: 12-15-19 -27-39/MOP/08 & BATCH NO: 5-6-4/21/MOP /11.


      We are pleased to inform you that your prize Ref No and email address has been officially verified by our verifications Department at the headquarters. For security purpose we suggest you keep your winning information strictly confidential until your prize is paid to you in order to avoid any double claiming by unprincipled individuals. Your winning fund is insured and Deposited in Escrow Account with this Payment File Number of Deposit "PPC/ZA56342/2013. We have two methods of payments.. International Bank Draft (Cheque), Bank to bank transfer (Wire transfer). Kindly read the payment advice attached to the email.

      Kind Regards

      Ms. Sarah Jones,
      On behalf of Mr. Ross.

      Mr. Ross,

      (Telex Manager/Credit Department)
      On Behalf of Pay gate Payment Processing Center SA,

      Paygate Payment Process of South Africa….
      Paygate Center | 23 Biccard, Johannesburg, 2000, South Africa
      P: 0027-83-883-5750 | F: 27-86-649-8843| Direct Tel: 0027-72-116-7524 E: forexpayments@safrica.com
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      ************** PLEASE CONSIDER OUR ENVIRONMENT BEFORE PRINTING
      *************
      ******************* Confidentiality and Privilege Notice
      cid:image002.png@01D27C9B.A60FBCB0 *******************"

      delete