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Beware of "Samsung Mobile Company Compensation" Scam

2018-04-21T08:40:59 -  +
Beware of "Samsung Mobile Company Compensation" Scam

The fake email message below, which claims that the recipients will receive thousands of dollars in compensation from Samsung, European Union, Vittorio Foundation (ITALY), is a scam that is being sent by lottery scammers to their potential victims. There is no Samsung Mobile Company Award, and recipients of the fake email message should not respond to it or follow the instructions in it. Remember, every month, lottery scammers send out thousands of lottery scamming email messages in an attempt to trick the recipients into thinking they have won the lottery. Once potential victims respond to the fake lottery scamming email messages, they will be asked by the lottery scammers to send thousands of dollars, which the scammers will claim are for taxes and other fees that the potential victims must pay in order for them to receive their so-called lottery prizes. But, once the lottery scammers receive the money sent by their victims, they will disappear, leaving the victims disappointed, frustrated and thousands of dollars broke.

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The "Samsung Mobile Company Compensation" Lottery Scam

From: SAMSUNG MOBILE COMPANY <samsungdeptoffice@gmail.com>

Date: 19 April 2018 at 10:26

Subject: Re: claim

SAMSUNG ELECTRONIC COMPANY

170 Main Street Johannesburg,

Winning Batch No: 2018[/10125E

East Tower 3rd Floor Johannesburg

Beneficiary Name: Maheswaran.Mathiyalagan

Country: Sri Lanka

Mobile no: +94 712645595

The Russian Foundation for basic research ( http://www.rfbr.ru/rffi/ru/ ) European Union, Vittorio Foundation (ITALY) and the SAMSUNG COMPANY INVOLVED has receive your filled Form and have agreed to compensate you with the sum of Seven Hundred And Fifty Thousand United State Dollars ($750,000.00 USD).

Now Your Won Prize From Samsung is well packaged with every legal documents to convey it having any problem with any Authorities or with your Federal Government, therefore we are here by inviting you to our office here in South Africa to enable us give you all the legal documents and issue the Secret Won Prize to you to enable you Cash your won Funds on due time process.

But if you are unable to come down here in our office in person, Your sum of $750,000.00 will be send to you by INTROX COURIER SERVICES and you will be responsible for the courier delivery charge of your Won Prize.

If you choose to receive your Won funds through courier delivery service. Your prize will be protected by a hard cover insurance policy, which will make it impossible to deduct any amount from the money before it can be remitted and delivered to you. This is in accordance with section (999) of the national act as adopted in 1993 and amended on 3rd July 2002 by the constitutional assembly. This is to protect winners and to avoid misappropriation of your Won Cheque. Note Courier delivery fee can not be deducted from your won prize because of the rules and regulation embarking your claims.

We have concluded delivery arrangement with INTROX COURIER SERVICES that is Assign for this promotion, In view of this development; you are requested to choose from the delivery options listed below wish is well known and can be affordable by you.

Delivery Options A:

Introx Courier (Delivery takes 72 hours)

Mailing $155.00

Insurance $94.00

VAT (5%) $61.00

TOTAL 390.00 US Dollars..

Delivery Options B:

Introx Courier (Delivery takes 48 hours)

Mailing $385.00

Insurance $105.00

VAT (5%) $70.00

TOTAL 520.00 US Dollars.

Please be informed that your winning parcel that's to be delivered to you contain the items below:

PARCEL CONTENT

1.) Cheque valued of $750.000.00 US Dollars

2.)Official Winning Certificate.

3) Your Winning I phone, (SAMSUNG GALAXY, S9 154GB) and (SAMSUNG GALAXY, S8 102GB)

4.)Affidavit of claims eligibility.

5.)Other Covering Documents.

Please let us know the exact day you are making payment for Courier Delivery Charge so that we can proceed and arrange all necessary documents that will facilitate the clearance of your Won Cheque Process in your Name been delivered to your country.

Be informed that delivery will be made to your address after our confirmation of your payment receipt, as you know that the delivery fee receipt will be attach on your delivery documents to avoid being delayed by customs. Note after your payment has been received by the courier official a tracking number will be given to you can be tracking your parcel until its gets to you in your country or your residential address wish is: (St' john del rey (L.D) Norwood, Sri Lanka), Provided by you.

Note: Attach to this email is a scanned copy of the Deed of Guarantee & Letter of Approval by the South African government, Do get back to us immediately within the next 24hrs so that we can provide you with information on how to make the delivery payment as soon as possible before the end of this promo.

Note winners are to keep their winnings confidential to avoid force double claims or third party, Once Again Congratulations. Do not disclose your winnings out to others until your won prize is been transported/ delivered to you safely.

Your Faithfully

Dr. Raymond Wise

E-Mail: samsungdeptoffice@gmail.com

Tel no: +27630007345

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  • Posted: Aug 11, 2018 at 11:18 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Colombo (Colombo Division), Western, Sri Lanka

    This is what I got:


    "SAMSUNG ELECTRONIC COMPANY
    170 Main Street Johannesburg,
    Winning Batch No: 2018/10125E
    Headquarters Medscheme Office Park
    Phase 1, 10 Muswell Road South
    Bryanston, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2021
    East Tower 3rd Floor
    JOHANNESBURG

    ...

    FILL VERIFICATION FORM by forward it to this e mail[samsungoffice300@gmail.com]

    1. Full Name:
    2. Contact Address:
    3.Mobile Number:
    4. Marital Status:
    5. Occupation:
    6. Sex:
    7. Age:
    8. Country:
    9. Alternative Email Address:

    You are here advise to send a scanned copy of your valid Identity card for proper confirmations.

    EVENT MANAGER
    Dr. Raymond Wise
    E-Mail: samsungoffice300@gmail.com
    Tel: 27785243325
    Please do not reply if you are NOT the owner of this email address"

    delete


  • Posted: Jun 13, 2018 at 6:46 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Colombo (Colombo Division), Western, Sri Lanka

    Here is another scam:

    -------- Original Message --------
    Subject: Re: Name= shanel sulakkana adress= No 94/3 ,ganegoda,dompe.
    From: Samsung Galaxy

    SAMSUNG ELECTRONIC COMPANY
    170 Main Street Johannesburg,
    Winning Batch No: 2018/10125E
    Headquarters Medscheme Office Park
    Phase 1, 10 Muswell Road South
    Bryanston, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2021
    East Tower 3rd Floor
    JOHANNESBURG

    We are pleased to inform you that your Mobile Number has won Seven Hundred & Fifty Thousand Dollars ($750, 000.00) in the Samsung Year 2018 Mobile Promo Draw organized by Samsung Electronics Company South Africa/ United Kingdom, held on April 20th, 2018 in South Africa.

    Samsung Company randomly selected different Countries Mobile Numbers through a computer ballot system to receive an award of Seven Hundred & Fifty Thousand US Dollars ($750, 000.00) each as a part of our for-profit philanthropic wing promotion.

    The online International award draws was conducted from an exclusive list of over 25, 000, 000 Mobile Numbers of individual and corporate bodies picked by an advanced automated random computer search from the web. No tickets were sold. Mobile Number was emerged as one of five winners in the category ‘A’ with the following:

    You are required to fill the form below and send it to the Promotion manager of The Samsung Company for verification and then you will be directed on how to claim your wining amount of ($750, 000.00 Dollars) Seven Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars.

    FILL VERIFICATION FORM by forward it to this e mail[samsungoffice300@gmail.com]

    1. Full Name:
    2. Contact Address: NO: 94/3 ,GANEGODA,DOMPE
    3.Mobile Number: 0778291741
    4. Marital Status: ENGAGED
    5. Occupation: BUSINESS
    6. Sex: MALE
    7. Age: 50
    8. Country: SRI LA

    9. Alternative Email Address: shanelsulakkana1@gmail.com

    You are here advise to send a scanned copy of your valid Identity card for proper confirmations.

    EVENT MANAGER
    Dr. Raymond Wise
    E-Mail: samsungoffice300@gmail.com
    Tel: 27785243325
    Please do not reply if you are NOT the owner of this email address

    On Sat, Apr 21, 2018 at 2:18 PM, Shanel Sulakkana wrote:
    samsungoffice300@gmail.com"

    delete


  • Posted: Apr 29, 2018 at 11:17 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Colombo (Colombo Division), Western, Sri Lanka

    I also got this type of email mentioning that I have won ABSA ATM CARD AWARD For my mastercard. The address was 170, main street , Johennesberg. That also offered two delivery options through INTROX COURIER SERVICE asking for money.

    Is that also a fake email?
    How can they get our information like this?

    Thank you for acknowledging us
    Even the ABSA BANK also doesnt know about this

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    • Posted: May 4, 2018 at 4:43 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Colombo (Colombo Division), Western, Sri Lanka

      Yap. I had also get this type of message.I also asked from ABSA bank. But they also don't know what's going on.Thank you for informing us.

      delete


    • Posted: Apr 29, 2018 at 11:37 AM by info

      Yes, the email is a fake. Scammers collect information using phishing websites and spyware software.

      delete


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