There is no "The Coca-Cola National Lottery." Therefore, recipients of fake Coca-Cola lottery messages like the sample below that are being sent by lottery scammers, which claim that they are winners, should delete the messages. They should also not follow the instructions in them. Remember, once you are asked to send money to receive a lottery prize or award, it is a scam, or a fraudulent attempt by cybercriminals to trick their potential victims into sending them money. And, never respond to unexpected or unsolicited email messages with personal information because this is how lottery scammers target their potential victims.
"The Coca-Cola National Lottery" Scam
From The Coca-Cola National Lottery
Office Address: 30 Leicester Square London
Leicester Square London, United Kingdom WC2H 7LA
Contact Agent: MRS.ELIZABETH OWEN ON THIS E-MAIL : email@example.com
REFERENCE NO: MSW-L/200-26937
BATCH NO: 2009MARL#L03
WINNER NO: 5
We are pleased to inform you that your emails/company address has been selected for a cash prize offer as registered member of Internet E-mail user. You have subsequently won the sum of One Million British Pounds £1,000,000.00 from the Coca-Cola National Lottery international email promotion.
All participants were selected from worldwide websites through our Microsoft computer ballot system drawn from 21,000 names, 3,000 names from each continent (Canada, Asia, Australia, United State, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Oceania, as part of international "e-mail" promotions program, which is conducted annually for prominent ms -word users all over the world, and to encourage the use of internet and alleviate poverty worldwide