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Beware of "ATM Visa Card Beneficiary Compensation" Lottery Scam

Beware of "ATM Visa Card Beneficiary Compensation" Lottery Scam

Online users who have received email messages like the one below which claim they are beneficiaries of an ATM Visa card loaded with millions of dollars should delete them. This is because the messages are lottery scams being sent by scammers to trick recipients into sending them their personal information. Once the scammers have received the personal information, they will subsequently ask their potential victims to send money in order to claim their so-called Visa card. The scammers will claim the money is for taxes, processing fee, delivery fee, or some other fees. But, if money is sent, the scammers will take it and disappear; leaving their victims broke and depressed.

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A Sample of the "ATM Visa Card Beneficiary Compensation" Lottery Scam

From: UBA Bank
Sent: Sunday, May 7, 2017 3:07 PM
Subject: Attn: Beneficiary Your ATM Card Worth $12.5Million From UBA Bank Plc

Attn: Dear Beneficiary !!

The Email winning draw list has been released and your email was among the lucky ones to earn the total sum of $12.5 Million compensation winning price from the state government of this country!!

You are required to provide either your bank account details for the transfer or your delivery address so that you can receive Our Loaded ATM VISA CARD that worth your winning price!!

Here are the details needed

Your Full Name
Your Current Home or office address
Your Home or Cell Telephone number
other email address
Identity card copy or Number

Also the Visa card has already been upgraded in other for you to be able to withdrawal sum of $5,000.00 per day from it 'until the total sum is withdrawn completely. You are required to sincerely comply so that we can conclude your delivery without further delay, You can only be required to undertake one payment which is for the delivery cost and Clearance sum of $125.00 only!

Congratulations In Advance
Mr. Jack A. Corona
Tel{ +229-671-33043

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  • Posted: Mar 17, 2018 at 3:53 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    ---------- Forwarded message ---------
    From: Dr.John Tamura
    Date: Sat, Mar 17, 2018, 8:57 AM
    Subject: WHAT IS GOING ON......?


    Beloved, Plz My apologizes for not replying in a more timely manner but I finally paid the activation fee like i promise and the delivery of the CREDIT-Card to you. I paid it because of the funds valued $10,800,000.00 and to avoid loosing the amount, With that I decided to help you because I know you will definitely pay me back and even compensate me for helping you, ...Your ATM CARD is posted by ECOWAS COMMITTEE OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS and UNITED NATION Region, Kindly verify below

    Registered Card No 9901: Maximum drawing per daily:$5000
    User ID: 773634528
    Customer ID: 4116

    Submit your mailing to PARCELORDER@TUTANOTA.COM and call 2296 225 4067 with your package indication receipt No:#0014678 for verification, contact right away because they refusal to deliver on postal and also refuse to send in the mail, kindly forward them Your cell phone number and nearest airport to the location of your address where you can pick up because they have told us that failure to report back mailing after the date of deposit will be incurring charges of $125 per daily maintenance if no correction is sent Today to avoid unnecessary expenses, Package is waiting in custody of the delivery facility for resolutions and to further distribute from Africa to your address by the delivery agent Today, All other documents are available for your viewing open arrival, take my instruction and let me know when you received

    Congratulations and spend wisely?

    Dr.John Tamura


  • Posted: Mar 17, 2018 at 3:49 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    ---------- Forwarded message ---------
    From: Atm Update Department
    Date: Sat, Mar 17, 2018, 6:46 AM
    Subject: Greetings Your ATM CARD Is Ready

    Attn: Beneficiary,
    Your Contact Email Was Given To This Office In Respect Of Your Totalitarianism/Contract Sum Owed To You Which You Have Failed To Claim Because Of Either Non-Compliance Of Official Processes Or Because Of Your Unbelief Of The Reality Of Your Genuine Payment.

    We Wish To Bring To You The Solution To This Problem. Right Now We Have Arranged Your Payment Through Our Swift Card Payment Centers, Thatch The Latest Instruction From Board members & directors This Card Center Will Send To You An ATM DEBIT Card Which You Will Use To Withdraw Your Money In Any ATM Machine In Any Part Of The World, So If You Like To Receive Your Fund In This Way Please Contact Us Immediately.

    Contact Person: Aviles Carlos Edualrdo
    Director Atm Update Department

    And Also Send The Following Information As Listed Below.

    1. Your Full Name:
    2. Phone And Fax Number:
    3. Address To Send The ATM Card To:
    4. Your Age And Current Occupation:

    We Have Been Mandated By The Board members & directors Parliament To Issue Out ($2.7M) Payment For This fiscal year. Also For Your Information, You Have To Stop Any Further Communication With Any Other Person (S) Or Office(S) To Avoid Any Hitches In Receiving Your Payment. The only fee you have to pay is ATM card rectification fee.

    Note That Because Of Impostors, We Hereby Issued You Our Code Of Conduct, Which Is (ATM-822) So You Have To Indicate This Code When Contacting The Card Center By Using It As Your Subject.

    We Wait For Your Expedite Response.

    Yours In Service,
    Aviles Carlos Edualrdo
    Director Atm Update Department


  • Posted: Mar 17, 2018 at 3:47 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    ---------- Forwarded message ---------
    From: Barr.Anderson Michael
    Date: Sat, Mar 17, 2018, 12:15 PM

    This is to bring you notice that i have register your ATM VISA CARD with DHL to your address. I am Mrs. Lael Brainard , United States Secretary of State by profession.And the card's value is $2.8 millions united state dollars, The security keeping charges has been paid but i did not pay their delivery fees since they refused Reasons for their refusal is because the delivery fee must be paid on the day of the delivery and the delivery fee is $85 dollar only

    And i deposited it today being 17th March 2018 So that is reason why i did not pay for delivery fee and that is only thing you are going to pay . So i want you to be fast on paying the delivery fee urgent to avoid increase of their delivery fee.

    Contact Barr.Anderson Michael
    Phone 299 -694-59-778

    This are the information needed for easy delivery of your CARD.

    1.YOUR FULL NAME_____
    5.YOUR COUNTRY_____

    So as soon as you received your card do let me know ok,

    Best Regard
    Mrs. Lael Brainard


  • Posted: Jan 12, 2018 at 5:17 AM by info

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

    ---------- Forwarded message ----------
    From: "Express Bank"
    Date: Jan 6, 2018 6:59 PM
    Subject: From Visa Card Department

    From Visa Card Department
    Bank of Africa Senegal (EXPRESS)
    Immeuble Elan - Route de
    Ngor,zone 12, quartier des
    Dakar, Senegal. Ref:CIG/100/445

    Attention Mr.Lutfur

    This message is in regard to your ATM Visa card for your compensation fund sum of US$300,000.00.

    EXPRESS BANK was finally contracted to handle the payment of your compensation fund of the above amount by ATM Visa card. your email contact is amongst the list of beneficiaries in the data for sum of US$300,000.00. and I'm assigned by the management of Express group to carry out delivery of the ATM Visa card to you,
    on this note, I am please to inform you that ATM card Number 4120 7350 1029 7238 (8411) for the sum of US$300,000.00 which have been credited to your favor is ready for immediate delivery to you, we have to confirm your present address were you want the ATM Visa card to be delivered, and you are also to send us the shipping fee sum of $190 Dollar to enable me deliver the ATM card package to you since you provision was provided to me for the delivering as the issued (EXPRESS BANK) was not granted right of deductions on the fund
    Upon receipt of this above requirements from you I shall have your Visa card package dispatched to you by the DHL courier service whom will deliver it to you at your designated home Address.

    with the card you can make withdrawals from any part of the world at ATM machine center near to you, the pin and all necessary user guides will be in attached on delivery (intact in the Visa card package) which will be delivered to you by the DHL courier service for your easy use.
    you will receive the ATM card package within 72 hours as soon as you send the $190 Dollar delivery fee to me, meanwhile I shall send the Airway bill/tracking number to you by your very email address once the package is dispatched so that you can track it on arrival.

    This is the name/information that you can send the require delivery fee via the Money Gram transfer/or Western Union money transfer service

    Name: Kelvin Marrinus
    Country: Senegal
    City Dakar
    Question: Good
    Answer: 504
    Amount $190 Dollar

    Send the $190 Dollar delivery fee by this very above information, test question and answer, and send the MTCN number to me including the senders name. and I shall have the Visa card package dispatch to you without delay,

    Best Regards
    Mr Darko Fred
    Director of Operations atm Department EXPRESS SENEGAL .
    phone; 221 706 982 569 / 221 7858 59466"


  • Posted: Nov 19, 2017 at 6:31 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Diamondhead, Mississippi, United States

    Well I wish I would have seen this sooner because I fell had for it. And once you send it, they continue hounding you to send money saying this is the last fee you will ever send, well in out 1500.00 dollars and about to lose my truck house, wow, how dumb was I.


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