Therefore, recipients of Texaco Global Company Award Promotion or lottery email messages claiming that they should send their personal information or money, should delete the messages and not follow the instructions in them.
The "Texaco Global Company Award Promotion" Lottery Scam
TEXACO OIL PETROLEUM UNITED KINGDOM OFFICE
TEXACO PLAZA, P. O. BOX 2869, – Regl….
Dorchester, Dorset, DT1
1PW, UK. No.3812888 VAT No GB 744 6884 10
Texaco Global Lottery Award Foundation
Good to hear from you regarding the Texaco Global Lottery Award Foundation. My names are Mr.William Denis I am the T.G.L.A.F Cash officer assigned to winners on the Mobile sweepstake.
You have won 500,000 GBP on our latest Texaco Foundation Draw, you may also receive similar e-mails from people portraying to be other Organizations or Texaco Online Lotto. This is solely to collect your personal information from you and lay claim over your notification letter that was sent to you, Kindly forward a copy to our office and delete it from your mailbox and give no further correspondence to them. Texaco Foundation Development Company will not be held responsible for any loss of fund arising from the above mentioned. See the entire message that you receive from our office their all with the warning message by the side.
In line with the commemorating event marking our 132nd anniversary, we rolled out over £26,000.000.00 (Twenty-six Million Great Britain Pounds) for our 142nd Anniversary Draws. All participants were selected through a computer ballot system drawn from 28,000 company mobile numbers, and 36,000,000 individual mobile numbers from the 45 mobile networks from New Zealand, North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and Africa as part of International Promotions Program, which is conducted annually in Britain, London.
This Foundation Draw is approved by the British Gaming Board and also licensed by the International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR). This Foundation Draw is the 1st of its kind and we intend to sensitize the public. To begin the verification process of your prize, you are required to fill in the below form, to enable us to process your payment.
The above lottery scam references the British Gaming Board. The actual name of the department is the Gambling Commission which serves the UK and issues licences to gambling operators and regulates the industry. Licensed and approved UK gambling operators include William Hill, Ladbrokes, and bet365.
Remember, legitimate companies will never ask their winners to send money in order to claim their prizes, and will never request personal and financial information via email messages. Lottery scamming is a big business, and scammers are working hard to make their scams appear real or legitimate. Therefore, recipients of email or other messages should not quickly send requested information or follow instructions in the messages before doing their research.