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Beware of "Online Sweepstakes World Wide Web Computer Generated" Lottery Scam

2017-12-20T02:37:39 -  +
Beware of "Online Sweepstakes World Wide Web Computer Generated" Lottery Scam

Online users, there is NO "Online Sweepstakes World Wide Web Computer Generated" lottery or promotion. Therefore, recipients of email messages claiming that they are winners in the same lottery or promotion asked not to follow the instructions in them. The "Online Sweepstakes World Wide Web Computer Generated" lottery scam is being sent by scammers who are attempting to trick their potential victims into sending them money for a lottery that doesn't exist.

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Remember, lottery scammers make money by asking their potential victims to send money for so-called processing fees, taxes, delivery or courier fees. If the money is sent by gullible online users, the scammers will take it and disappear, without delivery the so-called lottery prize they have promised.

Sample of the "Online Sweepstakes World Wide Web Computer Generated" Lottery Scam

From: John Anderson <johnanderson65463@gmail.com>

Sent: Wednesday 20 December 2017 08:38

Subject: Re: John

Dear Winner,

After several failed attempt to reach you last week; we decided to contact you through our affiliate office in South Africa to inform you the draw #1404 of the online Sweepstakes promotion held here in London. Your cell number and your e-mail address attached to the World Wide Web computer generated the below winning references. Below are your winning details:

Ticket number: B556075454152

Reference number: JA2C110P5

Serial number: ZA5365.

Batch number: XA872PY

Winning numbers: 06 14 32 35 41 Bonus 43.

This promotion was drawn on cell number as the key identification for setting up online accounts. All valid phone numbers and email addresses in the worldwide web server used for the online promotion were selected randomly via computer balloting from a global website in collaboration with internet companies like eBay, PayPal, Google and also telephone companies, like MTN, Vodacom, CellC.

Your file has been forwarded to Mr. David Newton, the Director of International Remittance Department/monetary index of OakNorth Bank London for payout. You are requested to send the above winning details to the bank to enable them process your winnings and transfer the funds to you.

OAKNORTH BANK LONDON

Contact person: Mr. David Newton

Tel: +442081448595<tel:+44%2020%208144%208595>

Email: foreignoperations@englandmail.com<mailto:foreignoperations@englandmail.com>

forexdepts@obprivate.com<mailto:forexdepts@obprivate.com>

Mr. David Newton will instruct you on how your funds would be released to you. For your information, do not disclose your winning information to a third party; it is part of our security protocol to avoid double claim and unwarranted abuse of this program. I hope that the above information will be helpful to you,

Congratulations

Yours truly,

Mr. John Anderson

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  • Posted: Nov 7, 2018 at 9:47 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    ---------- Forwarded message ----------
    From: John Anderson
    Date: Thursday, October 4, 2018
    Subject: Contact the Bank

    Good day,

    After several failed attempt to reach you last week; we decided to contact you through sms to inform you of the draw #1404 of the online UK-Promotion held here in London. Your cell number is attach to the World Wide Web computer, generated the below reference. You have to take note of the below details:

    Ticket-number: B5560688578
    Reference number: JA73-394
    Serial number: ZA39274.
    Batch number: XA6334745PY
    Winning-numbers: 16 14 32 35 21 Bonus 48.

    This promotion was drawn last week here in London, cell number as the key identification for the draw. All valid phone numbers and email addresses in the worldwide web server are used for the draw; the numbers were selected randomly via computer balloting from a global website in collaboration with internet companies like eBay, PayPal, Google and also telephone companies.

    Your payment file has been forwarded to Mr. David Newton, the Director of International Remittance Department/monetary index of OakNorth Bank London for the payout of your winnings. You are requested to send the above winning details to OakNorth bank as instructed below to enable them process your funds and transfer it to you.

    OAKNORTH BANK LONDON

    Contact person: Mr. David Newton
    Tel: 44-745-201-3936
    Email: oaknorth@obprivate.com

    Mr. David Newton will instruct you on how your funds would be best transferred to you without any delay. For your information, do not disclose your winning information to a third party(anyone) until the winnings is transferred to you; this is part of our security protocol to avoid double claim and unwarranted abuse of this program. I hope that the above information will be helpful to you,

    Yours truly,

    Mr. John Anderson

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  • Posted: Oct 29, 2018 at 6:37 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Secaucus, New Jersey, United States

    That is why I check Oaknorth Bank for existence and received this notice. I knew this was a scam and always check this. Can anyone be dumb enough to fall for this scam without checking? I'm sure emotions overtakes reason.

    delete


  • Posted: Oct 17, 2018 at 11:18 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Randburg, Gauteng, South Africa

    I received this and forwarded the form and Id. Qat should I do?

    "Kindly complete the attached form and
    oaknorthprivate@obprivate.com

    Good day,
    Your email was received; we’ve been authorized to process and transfer your funds to you. In other to process your funds, you are advised to complete the attached form, and email it back to us with copy of your identification.

    As soon as the dully completed form is received, we will immediately setup a special online account for you with our bank. The special account will temporarily hold your funds for onward transfer to your account in your country; due to the new EU monetary regulations, this is the only way to successfully transfer your funds to you.

    Best regards,

    Names: Mr. David Newton
    Foreign Operations
    Tel: 44-745-201-3936
    Fax: 44-709-284-9794

    OakNorth Bank Limited is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. (Financial Services Register number: 629564. The Financial Services Register can be accessed at www.fca.org.uk/register). Registered Office: 6th Floor, Nightingale House, 65 Curzon Street, London W1J 8PE. Registered in England No. 08595042"

    delete


    • Posted: Oct 17, 2018 at 12:23 PM by info

      The scammers will contact you and attempt to trick you into sending them money or more information, but just ignore.

      delete


  • Posted: Sep 18, 2018 at 6:36 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

    I actually just received their email

    delete


    • Posted: Sep 24, 2018 at 10:24 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Vanderbijlpark, Gauteng, South Africa

      Damn I also received one.

      delete


  • Posted: Aug 27, 2018 at 10:53 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

    Hello

    I received the same email from A Mr Newton reflecting my winning certificate and a approval certificate from HMS Treasury Department.

    Can't these thugs be caught?

    delete


  • Posted: Apr 18, 2018 at 4:33 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

    Hello There

    I received the same emails from A Mr Newton.

    He went so far to even send me certificates reflecting my winning certificate and even a approval certificate from HMS Treasury Department.

    They go out of their way to con people.

    They first requested payment of 300 pounds and when I said I don't have money they reduced it by 40%.

    Please don't be gullible.

    Can't these thugs be apprehended?

    delete


    • Posted: May 3, 2018 at 4:07 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

      Here is another one they send to people


      "Good day,

      It is good to be in contact with you even though this medium of communication has been grossly abused by criminal minded people making it difficult for people with genuine intension struggles to correspond and exchange views without skepticism. I am Mr. David Newton, currently working as account manager with OakNorth Bank in London. I have worked here for more than 10 years now. I decided to contact you first via sms due to the urgency of this transaction. I was in the Republic of South Africa for some weeks to search for an area of investment, that was when I got your contact number. I believe you will read this carefully and understand with me, as this will be of a benefit to both of us.

      I was the account manager to one Late Peter Alfond, a foreign contractor to the Department of Works here in London who has an investment account with my bank; Peter Alfond had a wife named Rose and two children, daughter named Elizabeth and son named Lawrence. Peter Alfond was trapped dead alongside his wife and daughter on a collapsed building June 7, 2004 built by one of the construction company here in London not long ago, the son who only survived then in the family had gone to school on that day. Before the death tragedy, the Late Peter Alfond has a balance of £5.7M in his investment account with my bank. I personally made sure the £5.7M was willed to Mr. Lawrence Nine months later after the death of Peter Alfond his father; Late Peter Alfond’s account with this institution was changed into Lawrence’s account.

      ...

      I can secure all the documents that would confer you the legal right to make this claim and would make them available to you so that the proceeds of this bank account valued at £6.9 Million can be paid to you before it gets confiscated or declared unserviceable to the bank where this huge amount is lodged.

      For this I seek your consent and assistance to present you as the next of kin of the deceased since I have been unable to locate the relatives for the past two years now, so that the proceeds of this account can be paid to you and then both of us can share the money, 50% to me and 50% to you. Can I trust you on this? As soon as you accept my proposal, I shall immediately start the processing documents that will be used to back up your claim.

      I guarantee that this will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of law. I will not fail to bring to your notice that this proposal is hitch-free and that you should not entertain any fears as the required arrangements have been made for the completion of this transfer.

      If you give me positive signals, I will initiate this process towards a conclusion.

      Regards,

      Mr. David Newton


      Hello David Newton
      I'm so Blessed to hear this from you and I surely do accept the proposal and give you the positive signals to initiate the process towards a conclusion.

      Thank You"

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      • Posted: Oct 13, 2018 at 1:09 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Randburg, Gauteng, South Africa

        OMG he sent me this one

        delete


    • Posted: May 3, 2018 at 4:06 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

      Omg I went as far as sending them money but im glad I read this today as they sent me certificates and said one certificate was left can't believe I fell for thia but thank God for this information

      delete


  • Posted: Mar 26, 2018 at 7:39 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

    I got this message and they say I must pay registration fee

    delete


  • Posted: Mar 23, 2018 at 8:06 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Got it today as well...

    delete


  • Posted: Mar 10, 2018 at 9:04 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

    I've just received this message:

    "Congratulations, your phone no has won the sum of GBP 800,000. You are advised to contact Anderson on
    johnanderson65463@gmail.com for the claim of your funds."

    delete


  • Posted: Feb 7, 2018 at 6:31 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa

    I was also scammed by the same mr anderson,i provided my bank acc no and my id copy,so what must i do?

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  • Posted: Jan 31, 2018 at 1:25 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa

    Here is another scam:

    "foreignoperations@englandmail.com
    Attachments16 Jan

    to me
    Good morning,

    Thanks for your email; we’ve been authorized to process and transfer your funds and transfer it to you. In other to process your funds, you are advised to complete the attached form, and email it back to us with a copy of your identification.

    As soon as the dully completed form is received, we will immediately setup a special online account for you with our bank. The special account will temporarily hold your funds for onward transfer to your account in your country. Due to the new EU monetary regulations, this is the only way to successfully transfer your funds to you.

    Best regards,

    Names: Mr. David Newton
    Foreign Operations
    Tel: 44-208-144-8595
    Fax: 44-709-284-9794
    Email: foreignoperations@englandmail.com
    forexdepts@obprivate.com

    OakNorth Bank Limited is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. (Financial Services Register number: 629564. The Financial Services Register can be accessed at www.fca.org.uk/register). Registered Office: 6th Floor, Nightingale House, 65 Curzon Street, London W1J 8PE. Registered in England No. 08595042


    Attachments area"

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    • Posted: Oct 17, 2018 at 11:12 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Randburg, Gauteng, South Africa

      I also received this email and sent the documents, what must I do.
      Thanks in advance

      delete


      • Posted: Oct 17, 2018 at 12:08 PM by info

        They will ask you to send money or more information, but just ignore them.

        delete


  • Posted: Jan 30, 2018 at 11:49 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

    Here is another scam:

    "Good day,

    Compliment of the season; after several failed attempt to reach you last week; we decided to contact you through our annex office in South Africa to inform you of the draw #1404 of the online UK-Promotion held here in London. Your cell number is attach to the World Wide Web computer, generated the below reference. You have to take note of the below details:

    Ticket-number: B556075454152
    Reference number: JA2C110P5
    Serial number: ZA5365.
    Batch number: XA872PY
    Winning-numbers: 06 14 32 35 41 Bonus 43.

    This promotion was drawn last week here in London, cell number as the key identification for the draw. All valid phone numbers and email addresses in the worldwide web server are used for the draw; the numbers were selected randomly via computer balloting from a global website in collaboration with internet companies like eBay, PayPal, Google and also telephone companies, like MTN, Vodacom and CellC.

    Your payment file has been forwarded to Mr. David Newton, the Director of International Remittance Department/monetary index of OakNorth Bank London for the payout of your winnings. You are requested to send the above winning details to OakNorth bank as instructed below to enable them process your funds and transfer it to you.

    OAKNORTH BANK LONDON

    Contact person: Mr. David Newton
    Tel: 442081448595
    Email: foreignoperations@englandmaI l.com
    forexdepts@obprivate.com

    Mr. David Newton will instruct you on how your funds would be best transferred to you without any delay. For your information, do not disclose your winning information to a third party(anyone) until the winnings is transferred to you; this is part of our security protocol to avoid double claim and unwarranted abuse of this program. I hope that the above information will be helpful to you,

    Yours truly,

    Mr. John Anderson

    Good day,

    Your email was received; we’ve been authorized to process and transfer your funds to you. In other to process your funds, you are advised to complete the attached form, and email it back to us with copy of your identification.

    As soon as the dully completed form is received, we will immediately setup a special online account for you with our bank. The special account will temporarily hold your funds for onward transfer to your account in your country; due to the new EU monetary regulations, this is the only way to successfully transfer your funds to you.



    Best regards,



    Names: Mr. David Newton

    Foreign Operations

    Tel: 44-208-144-8595
    Fax: 44-709-284-9794"

    delete


  • Posted: Jan 30, 2018 at 8:42 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa

    Here is another scam, please do not follow the instructions in it:

    "Hi,

    Compliment of the season; after several failed attempt to reach you; we decided to contact you through our annex office in South Africa to inform you of the draw #1404 of the online UK-Promotion held here in London. Your cell number is attach to the World Wide Web computer, generated the below reference. You have to take note of the below details:

    Ticket-number: B556075454152
    Reference number: JA2C110P5
    Serial number: ZA5365.
    Batch number: XA872PY
    Winning-numbers: 06 14 32 35 41 Bonus 43.

    This promotion was drawn last week here in London, cell number as the key identification for the draw. All valid phone numbers and email addresses in the worldwide web server are used for the draw; the numbers were selected randomly via computer balloting from a global website in collaboration with internet companies like eBay, PayPal, Google and also telephone companies, like MTN, Vodacom and CellC.

    Your payment file has been forwarded to Mr. David Newton, the Director of International Remittance Department/monetary index of OakNorth Bank London for the payout of your winnings. You are requested to send the above winning details to OakNorth bank as instructed below to enable them process your funds and transfer it to you.

    OAKNORTH BANK LONDON

    Contact person: Mr. David Newton
    Tel: 442081448595
    Email: foreignoperations@englandmail.com
    forexdepts@obprivate.com

    Mr. David Newton will instruct you on how your funds would be best transferred to you without any delay. For your information, do not disclose your winning information to a third party(anyone) until the winnings is transferred to you; this is part of our security protocol to avoid double claim and unwarranted abuse of this program. I hope that the above information will be helpful to you,


    Yours truly,
    Mr. John Anderson"

    delete


    • Posted: Feb 26, 2018 at 3:47 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

      I also got the exact email and they ask me to pay fees

      delete


  • Posted: Jan 12, 2018 at 7:00 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

    ohhhhh my goodness, I got that text also an e-mail, the exactly. thank you for your help, thanks a lot.

    delete


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