Beware of "Maryland Lottery Online Ballot" Free-Ticket 2016 Promotion Award Scam
September 7, 2016
The email message below, which claims that the recipients are lottery winners of the Maryland Lottery Email Address Free-ticket draws of the 2016 Promotion Award, is a lottery scam. Every month, thousands of those email messages are sent out by lottery scammers, to trick their potential victims into sending them their personal information and money, to collect so-called lottery prizes. Always remember to verify the authenticity of a Maryland Lottery prize or award by contacting them at their website at www.mdlottery.com. Also, never respond to an email message claiming that you are a lottery winner with your personal or financial information. Legitimate lottery companies do not request personal or financial information via email message, and will never ask winners to send money or financial information in order to collect their prizes.
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Here are some tips to help prevent you from becoming a victim of Maryland lottery scams:
NEVER give your credit card numbers over the phone to anyone promising Maryland Lottery cash prizes or memberships.
NEVER accept a collect phone call from someone claiming to be a Maryland Lottery official.
NEVER respond to a letter or phone call from someone who offers you a guarantee of winning a prize. The Maryland Lottery does not guarantee you a prize, only a chance of winning if you buy a legal ticket.
The Maryland Lottery Email Address Free-Ticket Scam
1 4451 Parliament Place Building #26 — Suite H Lanham, MD 20706
Attention; Email Holder Congratulations!!
Are you the correct owner of this email ID? If yes, then be glad today as the result of the Maryland Lottery Online Ballot and email addresses free-ticket draws of the 2016 Promotion Award has been released and we are pleased to announce to you your email address came out in the first category and entitles you to claim the sum of US$800,000.00.
It is a promotional Program to encourage the use of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Internet Programs. Your email address was entered for the online draw on this free ticket Number: B556075456152 with reference number SAJA2C and Serial number SA5365/3, batch Number: XA87-2PY Drew the lucky numbers: 08-01-29-38-41-18 - Bonus 06. This subseq won you the lottery in the 15' category i.e. matches 6 lucky numbers Plus Bonus number.
You have been allocated to claim the total sum of US$800,000.00 (Eight Hundred Thousand, United States Dollars)
Please note that your lucky winning ticket number falls within our African booklet representative office in South Africa as Indicated in your ballot played coupon in view of this, your US$800,000.00 would be released to you by our payment department
Kindly provide following information directly;
1. Full Name: (2. Email Address: (3. Physical Address (4. Age/Occupation: (5. Reference Number/Ticket Number: 2. (6 Telephone Number: (7. Country: (8. Batch number
Contact our Fiduciary agents immediately to commence release of your lottery prize by providing details below;
Contact Person: Mrs. Nora Cambell Direct Contact Tel. +27-61-898-6502 E-mail: email@example.com
Please contact our agent direct on given number above for your claim thanks Sincerely, Mrs. Janice Ramirez
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