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Fake - "Apple International Awareness Promotions" is a Lottery Scam

2017-11-27T09:23:51 -  +
Fake - "Apple International Awareness Promotions" is a Lottery Scam

There is no "Apple International Awareness Promotions" lottery, therefore, online users are asked to delete emails claiming they are winners in should a lottery. This is because the fake emails, like the one below, are being sent by lottery scammers to trick their potential victims into sending their personal information. Once the scammers have received their potential victims' information, they will ask them to send money in order to receive their so-called lottery prize. If the money is sent, the scammers will take it and disappear and the victims will not receive the lottery prize they were promised.

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Sample of the "Apple International Awareness Promotions" Lottery Scam

From: APPLE I-PHONE COMPANY <appledpt83@gmail.com>

Date: 11/26/17 9:32 PM (GMT+05:30)

Subject: Re: Dear Winner Nazim Patel

Apple International Awareness Promotions United State Head Office: Apple Union Square 1607, Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19103 United State Of America. Tel: +44 (844) 589-3869

Dear Winner: Welcome to APPLE INTERNATIONAL AWARENESS PROMOTION (AIAP) The board of Apple Company is in receipt of your email and wish to congratulate you over your success in this financial ballot plan. This continental draw was drawn from two continents, Europe and Asia and you are one of the lucky winners from Asia continent. This promotion is part of the financial empowerment program of the United State of America Apple Company in Collaboration with Whats app in an effort to Consolidate our Numerous Customers and to Promote Apple Products World-Wide.

As the claims officer of the Apple International Awareness Promotion, I personally congratulate you as the winner from India. This email is to certify that you have been officially verified and approved for the delivery of your won prize by cheque, ordered by the CLAIMS PROCESSING DEPARTMENT, of the Apple Awareness Promotion and your cheque was issued by the HSBC BANK UNITED STATE Apple Payment Account, United State Of America.

This email is to officially inform you that your chaque and all relevant documents that will facilitate the delivery and transfer of your prize has been approved and parceled for delivery to you in your country India. Please bear with us our affiliated flight, United Airlines has no available flight from United State (U.S.A) to your own city, so the flight that is bringing our delivery officer will arrive at Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi State, From New Delhi our delivery officer will take a domestic flight to your city so that both of you can go to your bank for the conversion and transfer formalities.

NOTE: You will be require to pay Twenty One Thousand Indian Rupees Only (21,000 INR) for your Government custom clearance duty and registration charges of your parcel on arrival at Delhi Airport, because your parcel is an International parcel coming from America it has to be legally registered in your country upon the arrival of our diplomat and you are to follow the instructions of our delivery officer to enable him deliver your parcel to you and also to make sure your chaque is transferred into your nominated bank account when he meet with you in your city.

As soon as our delivery officer Diplomat Logan Robert arrives in New Delhi Airport, India, He will contact you on how to proceed to your resident address after the clearance and registration of your winning parcel, We urge you to follow his instructions accordingly for your parcel to be delivered and your chaque transferred into your nominated bank account.

YOUR WINNING PARCEL CONTAINS THE FOLLOWING ITEMS:

1) Your Cheque of (4 Crores India National Rupees)2) Your Winning Certificate3) Letter of Affidavit of Claims Eligibility4) Letter from HSBC Bank USA5) Newly Emerged Apple iPhone8 Smartphone. And Our Newly Emerged Apple iPad Pro, also with an Apple Watch. And an iMac Pro Laptop.

IMPORTANT INFORMATIONNOTE, DIPLOMAT LOGAN ROBERT WILL ARRIVE NEW DELHI (INDIA) TOMORROW MORNING BEEN NOVEMBER 27TH MONDAY.

APPLE GLOBAL AWARD PROMOTIONOn behalf of the Award Board, We congratulate you once more for emerging as one of the lucky winners of this year Award and we hope you use your funds wisely and to the best interest of your family, friends, country and the whole world at large. hence we do believe with your winning prize, you will continue to be active and patronage to the Apple products around your vicinity. Congratulations! once again.Yours in service,

Mr Ethan Ryan, Apple Promotion Manager.For Further Clarifications Contact:Claims Director Mr Eric Sean.+44 (844) 589-3869

All winning prize funds are being covered by a policy which can not be tamper with. In view of this all prize fund is assured protected and can not be touched until it gets to it's winner beneficiary. This is our order and protocol to avoid misappropriations of winners funds and unwarranted abuse of this programs. For security measures, you are advised to keep your winning announcement confidential until your claim is processed and your prize remitted to you. Any unclaimed prize will be returned to APPLE COMPANY HEAD OFFICE UNITED STATE OF AMERICA.

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  • Posted: Jun 4, 2018 at 2:21 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Kolkata, West Bengal, India

    I posted my photo and identity card to the mail, what should I do?

    delete


    • Posted: Jun 4, 2018 at 5:29 AM by info

      Just be careful going forward because the scammers have your information, which they will attempt to trick you into sending them money.

      delete


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