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The "iPhone Mobile Lottery 2018" Lotto Scam

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The "iPhone Mobile Lottery 2018" Lotto Scam

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There is no "iPhone Mobile Lottery 2018" that is giving away thousands or millions of dollars. Therefore, the email message below, which claims that the recipients are winners in the same so-called lottery or promotion, is a scam. The email message was NOT sent by Apple, but by cyber-criminals/scammers who are attempting to trick their potential victims into sending them money or personal information in order to collect their so-called lottery prize. Remember, never send your information or send money to anyone who claims that you have won the lottery. Legitimate lottery companies will never ask their winners to send money or send their personal information via email or text message.

The "iPhone Mobile Lottery 2018" Lotto Scam

Apple - iPhone Mobile Lottery 2018

Claims Remittance Department

REF: AP0-938832-USC18

Dear Esteemed Winner,

This message is from the Apple/iPhone Mobile Lottery verification Unit. You have been earlier informed of your won prize of £920,000 GBP ( Nine Hundred Twenty Thousand Great Britain Pound Sterling ) from our Promotion. We wish to kindly inform you that this is the final notification you will be receiving from us, if you do not verify your information with us, you will be disqualified without notice.

This is to acknowledge the receipt of your e-mail with the duly completed “Winner Claim Form”. We are delighted to inform you that you have been approved and cleared as the rightful winner of £920,000 GBP ( Nine Hundred Twenty Thousand Great Britain Pound Sterling ) which by our Winning Verification Department (WVD). Also be informed that your Winning Certified Bank Check, Original Winning Certificate, Clear Source of Funds Certificate [C.S.F.C.] and other consolation prizes such as iPhone XS, Apple Lotto T-shirt, Face-Cap has been forwarded to our affiliated courier company for delivery to you. For security reasons, your Winning Parcel has been securely sealed by us. Find below the contact details of the Courier Company:

Courier Name: FastWay Courier Service

Contact Person: Mr Murray Duncan [Dispatch Director]

E-MAIL: info@fastwaydeliveryservice.net

Telephone No: 1 (800) 942-0538

You are advised to send the courier service an e-mail (info@fastwaydeliveryservice.net) for their “Delivery Cost”. When contacting them, you are to include the below “Claim Reference Number” as your subject. You are also advised to write down the Claim Reference Number and save it.

Note: When contacting them you are to quote your Full Names, Claims Reference Number, Contact/Delivery Address and your Mobile Number so that they can honour your e-mail and attend to your Order.

Once again I say congratulations and always update me on your dealings with the courier company.

Sincerely,

Fiduciary Agent,

Mr. Andrea Lonso.

Recipients of the lottery scam email message should delete it, and recipients who have already sent their information should be careful next time because the cyber-criminals will use that information in an attempt to scam them. Once cyber-criminals or scammers have received their potential victims’ information, they will continue to call or send them messages, in an attempt to scam them.

Note: Some of the names, addresses, email addresses, telephone numbers or other information in samples on this website may have been impersonated or spoofed.

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  • April 23, 2019 at 12:54 PM by an anonymous user from Ramallah, West Bank, Palestinian Territory

    Here is another scam:

    "Congratulations to you from the entire staff here at Apple iPhone Lottery, in your acquisition of Seven and Fifty Thousand Euro only (750,000.00 Euro) in our Mobile Promotional Draw held in New York, the U.S.A on Monday19, November 2018. Your Mobile number with serial number 3422/16 drew the lucky numbers: 16-24-27-40-41-42 Bonus 23, which subsequently won you the lottery in the Apple iPhone 49 Category of this promotion.

    All Mobile IMEI numbers used for this lottery draw were selected randomly from Worldwide Telecommunication companies.

    مدئ صحه هاي الرساله"

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