Once the scammers have received the requested personal information, they will ask their potential victims to send money in order to receive their so-called lottery prize. This is how the scammers steal money from their victims. But, the victims send their money, the scammers will take it and disappear leaving their victims without the so-called prize they were promised.
The "Charriot Award Promotion Computer Ballot Sweepstake" Lottery Scam
From: Charriot <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 6 May 2018 at 12:36:11 BST
Subject: Won !!!!
Charriot Award Promotion
Government Accredited Licensed Promoters.
Ref No: CAD/WIN/008/07/03/LUK
We wish to congratulate you over your email success in our computer
balloting sweepstake held in year 2018.your price worth 1,000,000.00 dollars.
Preferred payment Mode: (a)
(a) Cheque (b) Bank Transfer
Mr. Micheal Powell