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"Apple iPhone WhatsApp Empowerment Program 2018" Lottery Scam

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"Apple iPhone WhatsApp Empowerment Program 2018" Lottery Scam

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There is no "iPhone WhatsApp Empowerment Program 2018" lottery. Therefore, online users who have received e-mail messages like the one below, which claim they are winners in such a lottery or promotion are asked not to follow the instructions in them because they are lottery scams. There is no such iPhone or WhatsApp lottery, and the fake email messages are being sent by lottery scammers.

Every month, thousands of these email messages are sent out by lottery scammers to trick their potential victims into stealing their personal information and subsequently asking them to send money in order to receive their so-called lottery prize. Sending your personal information to these cyber-criminals will only help them rip you off or steal your money. Therefore, online users who have received the same email messages are asked to delete them.

The "iPhone WhatsApp Empowerment Program 2018" Scam

Director Whatsapp <whatsapp.0111@outlook.com>

FROM IPHONE WHATS-APP EMPOWERMENT PROGRAM ®2018

APPROVAL OF AWARD WINNING PRIZE OF $500,000.00USD FOR DELIVERY/TRANSFER.

-ATTENTION TO THE OWNER OF THIS WHATSAPP NUMBER,

This is to notify you that your whats-App number as indicated to you was drawn and attached to ticket number WILC1229DBR with serial numbers ESW/WIN/008/03/18/MA and drew the lottery numbers 81-95-64-12-56-98 which subsequently has won $500,000.00USD (Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars) in the IPHONE WHATSAPP PROMOTION. The draws registered as Draw number one was conducted in London United Kingdom in which your whatsapp number was picked randomly by computerized balloting, powered by the Internet. Your mobile number is amongst one of the 10 jackpot winners in this year, we are glad to inform you that you are one of the winners of The UK and USA Whats-App Company Empowerment Program Worldwide sponsored by the Apple Company Inc

The UK and USA Whats-App Company Empowerment Program has been on for three years now and we have changed the lives of many since then. Your life is about to be changed as you are one of the lucky Winners of our Annual Whats-App financial empowerment program sponsored yearly bonus promotional, Your winning cash prize of $500,000.00USD (Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars),will be paid to you soon as you meet with the requirements.

ITEMS IN YOUR PARCEL INCLUDES:

1) HARD COPY OF YOUR PAYMENT DEMAND DRAFT OF $500,000.00 US DOLLARS

2) HARD COPY OF INTERNATIONAL INSURANCE CERTIFICATE

3) HARD COPY OF FUND RELEASE ORDER CERTIFICATE

4) HARD COPY OF AWARD WINNING CERTIFICATE

5) ONE APPLE MACBOOK AIR LAPTOP

6) ONE IPHONE 8 MOBILE

7) ONE IPAD 4 TABLET

I wish to inform you that all authorities involved have certified payment of your Whatsapp Number Draws Claims amount of $500,000.00USD. (Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars ONLY), which is the prize money from Whatsapp empowerment program number Draws. Be informed that instruments of payment for the sum of $500,000.00USD (Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars) to you is already in our possession and shall be processed upon meeting the requirements stated below. You can now begin the final step of the claims process, which is the transferring of your cash prize to you. With regards to this, there are two options open to you; you are required to select the more convenient of the two.

You are advised to complete the below form and send it back to enable us start the process of releasing your winning fund to you.

There are options, together with their associated conditions are presented below:

{Option 1:} Your prize money will be wired to your bank account via an automated Direct Wire Transfer System operated by nominated Payment center. Hence you would be required to send us your Bank information, i.e..

Full name...

Address...

Age...

Sex...

Nationality...

Mobile Number...

State Of Origin..

Marital Status...

Occupation...

Bank name...

Bank account number...

Bank branch, Swift/iban codes

Id proof....

{Option 2:} The delivery system is the diplomatic delivery system because of the important content of your parcel. We are working with the WHATSAPP Number Lottery Promotion Department to ensure a successful delivery of your parcel. The parcel will be delivered to you by our International Courier Diplomat (please you are allowed to correct or amend your contact information in your next mail) You will be required to send your international passport, driver’s license or ID card to me via email attachment as it will be used for a proper identification of you during delivery of your winning cash to you by the Diplomatic Courier Company.

Full name...

Address...

Age...

Sex...

Nationality...

Mobile Number...

State Of Origin..

Marital Status...

Occupation...

Id proof

I expect an email or call from you immediately fill the Application form Letter and making a selection from the two options above.

Congratulations and have a wonderful week.

I wish you on behalf of all members and staff of UK AND USA WHATSAPP COMPANY LTD. congratulate you as you expect your wining prize and I hope you spend your money wisely and to the betterment of your community and wish you the best of luck as you spend your good fortune thank you for being part of our commemorative Annual Anniversary Draws.

Past winners around the world full of excitement

Best Regards,

Yours faithfully,

Whats-App Inc.

Corporate Address: 650 Castro Street,

Suite 120-219. Mountain View, California,

94041. United States of America.

Award promotion Office.

Loomis Unit 3,

Axis 22, Athlon Road,

Alperton Haq 2yg

United Kingdom

Tell: 447751555174

Email: whatsapp.0111@outlook.com

Dr.Mark Martin

Tell: 447751555174

Promotion Commissioner

Copyright Whats-app ®2018

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  • June 17, 2019 at 12:24 PM by info

    "From: Apple Incorporated Company <appleincservice2019@hotmail.com>

    Date: Sun, 16 Jun 2019 11:59:55 0000

    Subject: APPROVAL OF AWARD WINNING PRIZE AND YOUR FUND HAS BEEN

    TRANSFER TO RESERVE BANK OF INDIA

    [cid:ecded9da-a3c2-448a-9af6-b533ad4fecac]

    Apple Incorporated Electronics London Program ®2019.

    1 Hanover St, Mayfair, London W1S 1YZ, UK, United Kingdom.

    Tell: 448712450523

    Professor.Craig Federighi

    To.Winner

    NAME:JUTTIGA VIJAYA MANIKANTA

    Draw no:1656/371

    DATE:16/06/2019

    APPROVAL OF AWARD WINNING PRIZE OF £500,000.00 G.B.P FOR

    DELIVERY/TRANSFER.

    -Dear Lucky Winner,

    I wish to inform you that Apple Inc Company Empowerment Program has

    makes efforts towards the success of this transaction and to

    precipitate it. This company have concluded arrangements to move your

    international bank cheque from UNITED KINGDOM {UK} to INDIA Through

    Ministry of Finance AND Reserve Bank of Indian, because your local

    bank account which you provide to this Company cannot receive foreign

    currency due to black money that is going in and out of India, we are

    Sending Apple Inc Company London Representative who will help you to

    sign all the necessary document related to the winning fund of

    international bank cheque with Ministry of Finance and Reserve bank of

    Indian.

    This is as a result of the tight security measures being adopted by

    the USA in the fight of terrorist network after the September 11,

    Terrorists attack on USA and India Prime Minister Narendra Modi to

    fight against black money, This incident made it almost impossible to

    Apple Inc Company Empowerment Program to make a Telegraphic Transfer

    of such huge amount of money to some countries.

    I am happy that Apple Inc Company in corroboration with Reserve Bank

    of Indian And Ministry of Finance to transfer your fund through

    international bank cheque that is the reason why we sending our

    Company Representative to process your international bank cheque with

    reserve bank of Indian by this means.

    Than as soon as the our company Representative arrive he will inform

    you what to do to enable you receive this fund into your account from

    reserve bank of India.

    However, based on information/ advice gathered from our Company

    Representative manager Mr. Desmond Royce, (who is also a banker) who

    would registered your fund as international bank cheque in reserve

    bank of Indian,For this security reasons, The Company representative

    Mr.Desmond Royce, has all the information relating to your cheque. He

    will assist you in claiming and crediting this fund as soon as all the

    necessary things regarding this cheque are completed

    The Representative manager is on official duty in Asia country, and he

    promise to meet you in your country India once this fund is transfer

    in your account he will hand over all the hard copy document related

    to the transfer before he will continue his official duty to other

    country.

    I have taken care of all fees like travel allowance like hotel bill

    and ticket bill to our representative here like you know, But the

    Ministry of Finance Cabinet Minister Mr.Arun Jaitley And Governor of

    Reserve Bank of India Mr.Shaktikanta Das told Our Representative that

    there will be outstanding beneficiary legal fees like Government

    Registration charges which is to be paid before the process of this

    international Bank cheque as the beneficiary.

    I have given them all your data information like your account

    information and also your id proof to Ministry of Finance AND Reserve

    Bank of Indian for more verification before transferring this fund

    into your local bank account which you provide to this company, Than

    after the verification the will contact you as the beneficiary, this

    is to make it easy for all of us. You must send the fees of

    beneficiary legal fees & Government Registration charges before

    processing of your cheque transfer.

    Contact Our Representative Manager.

    Mr.Desmond Royce { who is also a banker}

    Email: RoyceDesmond@representative.com

    The representative will be Arriving India Note you are to send to Our

    representative a copy of your ID CARD/PASSPORT COPY for clarification

    as soon as he arrive India. (Email :RoyceDesmond@representative.com )

    Departure Date /Time: 16TH June 2019 -10:30:00 p.m. (UK TIME)

    Arrival Date /Time: 17TH June 2019 - 10:12:00 a.m. (INDIA TIME)

    Package Gift Product Information Giving to you by Apple Inc Company

    Package Content: .........

    1.1 Cheque Of £500,000.00 (Five Hundred Thousand Great British Pounds)

    2.1 Face Cap - And a T-Shirt

    3.1 Affidavits of Certificate----- 0.10kg

    4.1 Copy of Proof of ownership-- - -- 0.10kg

    5.1 MacBook Pro Laptop

    6.1 iPod

    7.1 Apple iPhone XS Max

    8.1 iPad

    9.1 Apple Gold Watch

    10.1 Apple TV 4k HDR era

    Kindly co-operate with our representative manager to achieve success

    and handle this transaction with care. I'm optimistic about this

    transaction with these workable arrangements on the ground because it

    has been tested.

    Please, remember to notify this office immediately your fund is

    transferred into your account

    Call within 7:30am- 9:00pm GMT.

    Congratulations and have a wonderful week.

    I wish you on behalf of all members and staff of Apple Inc Electronics

    Company London congratulate you as you expect your wining prize and i

    hope you spend your money wisely and to the betterment of your

    community and wish you the best of luck as you spend your good fortune

    thank you for being part of our commemorative 42 years Anniversary

    Draws.

    Best Regards,

    Yours faithfully,

    Prof.Craig Federighi

    Tell: 448712450523

    Apple Inc Company London."

    Here is another scam.

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  • March 4, 2019 at 2:13 AM by an anonymous user from Marathi, Maharashtra, India

    I have send all information to them. Plzz tell me what happens next. Will it cause any harm for me?

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    • March 4, 2019 at 4:05 AM by info

      What exactly did you send?

      remove

  • December 23, 2018 at 4:25 AM by an anonymous user from New Delhi, Delhi, India

    That is what I received in my email:

    "WHATS-APP INC ®2018

    Award promotion Office.

    Loomis Unit 3,

    Axis 22, Athlon Road,

    Alperton Haq 2yg

    United Kingdom

    Tel: 44-117-3254-136

    APPROVAL OF AWARD WINNING PRIZE OF $500,000.00 USD (THREE CRORE RUPEES) FOR IMMEDIATE REMITTANCE.

    -ATTENTION BENEFICIARY,

    Congratulations as you have received a notification that your Mobile number has won a prize in the ongoing 2018 Whats-App random lottery draws; this is an initiative put together by its renown founders and partners to appreciate the company’s loyal subscribers since inception. We wish to notify you that your Mobile number as indicated to you was drawn and attached to ticket number WILC1229DBR with serial numbers ESW/WIN/008/03/18/MA and drew the lottery numbers 81-95-64-12-56-98 which subsequently has won $500,000.00 USD (THREE CRORE RUPEES) in the WHATS-APP XMAS PROMOTIONAL EMPOWERMENT PROGRAM ®2018. The draws registered as Draw number one was conducted in London United Kingdom in which your whats-App number was picked randomly by computerized balloting, powered by the Internet. Your mobile number is Among one of the 10 jackpot winners in this year, we are glad to inform you that you are one of the winners of The UK and USA Whats-App Company Empowerment Program Worldwide sponsored by the Whats-App Inc and Apple Company Inc.

    The UK and USA Whats-App Company Empowerment Program has been on for three years now and we have changed the lives of many since then. Your life is about to be changed as you are one of the lucky Winners of our Annual Whats-App financial empowerment program sponsored yearly bonus promotional, Your winning cash prize of $500,000.00 USD (THREE CRORE RUPEES) will be paid to you soon as you meet with the requirements.

    ITEMS IN YOUR PARCEL INCLUDES:

    1) HARD COPY OF YOUR PAYMENT DEMAND DRAFT OF $500,000.00 USD (THREE CRORE INDIA RUPEES)

    2) HARD COPY OF INTERNATIONAL INSURANCE CERTIFICATE

    3) HARD COPY OF FUND RELEASE ORDER CERTIFICATE

    4) HARD COPY OF AWARD WINNING CERTIFICATE

    We wish to inform you that all authorities involved have certified payment of your Whats-App Number Draws Claims amount of $500,000.00 USD (THREE CRORE RUPEES), which is the prize money from Whats-App empowerment program number Draws. Be informed that instruments of payment for the sum of $500,000.00 USD (Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars) to you is already in our possession and shall be processed upon meeting the requirements stated below. You can now begin the final step of the claims process, which is the delivery of your cash prize to you.

    You are advised to complete the below form and send it back to enable us start the process of releasing your winning fund to you. The Whats-App Number Lottery Promotion Department will ensure a successful delivery of your parcel to you at your address. The parcel will be delivered to you by our International Diplomat (please you are allowed to correct or amend your contact information in your next mail). Kindly send your international passport, driver’s license or ID card to us via email attachment as it will be used for a proper identification of you during delivery of your winning cash prize to you by our International Diplomat.

    (A) FULL NAME:

    (B) DATE OF BIRTH:

    (C) MARITAL STATUS:

    (D) FULL ADDRESS:

    (E) CITY:

    (F) STATE:

    (G) ZIP CODE:

    (H) COUNTRY:

    (I) OCCUPATION:

    (J) ANNUAL INCOME:

    (K) E-MAIL ADDRESS:

    (L) WINNING MOBILE NUMBER:

    (M) ALTERNATE NUMBERS:

    (O) IDENTITY PROOF:

    We are expecting a mail from you immediately along with the filled Application form above and your Identity Proof.

    On behalf of our Facebook partner Mark Zuckerberg, Whats-App founder Jan Koum and Brian Acton, all members and staff of UK AND USA Whats-App Inc, we congratulate you as you expect your wining prize and we hope you spend your money wisely and to the betterment of your community and wish you the best of luck as you spend your good fortune and thank you for being part of our commemorative Annual Anniversary Draws.

    Best Regards,

    Yours faithfully,

    Dr.Mark Martin

    Tel: 44-117-3254-136

    Promotion Commissioner

    Copyright Whats-app ®2018"

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  • May 25, 2018 at 4:44 AM by an anonymous user from Groningen, Netherlands

    this is what I recieved in my e-mail, after I got a whatsapp message on my mobile phone with the announcment I won $6,5 million..

    "Dear Sir/Madam,

    REF: WhatsApp/Mobile/RLD/768001.

    Congratulations if you received a notification that your number has won a prize in the ongoing 2018 WhatsApp random lottery draws; this is an initiative put together by its renown founders and partners to appreciate the company’s loyal subscribers since inception.

    This random lottery was drawn from over 1 billion people in over 180 countries currently using WhatsApp to stay in touch with friends and family as winners emerge through random selection of all active users of the app. WhatsApp is free and offers simple, secure, reliable messaging and calling, available on phones all over the world.

    Winners are therefore required to send the below information by return e-mail to facilitate the release of their lottery prizes.

    1. Full name:

    2. Age:

    3. Sex:

    4. Winning number (WhatsApp mobile number) :

    5. Alternate number:

    6. Address:

    7. Occupation:

    Once we are able to verify your WhatsApp mobile number and match the above requested details, we will get back to you with the modalities on how to release your winning prize.

    On behalf of our Facebook partner Mark Zuckerberg and both WhatsApp founders Jan Koum and Brian Acton, we wish to congratulate you once again on your lucky win.

    NOTE! You MUST not disclose information about your winnings to anyone, you are only allowed to do so once your prize has been received by you as this is a strict measure to avoid double claim as have experienced lately.

    Sincerely,

    Mike Groover.

    Claims/promotions officer

    WhatsApp Inc."

    I assume this is scam/hoax/phishing attempt, otherwise I gonna have a very good weekend, but I don't believe so

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    • May 25, 2018 at 5:42 AM by info

      Yes, it is a scam.

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