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Beware of "America Online Lottery Award 2018" Scam

2018-07-11T20:17:28 -  +
Beware of "America Online Lottery Award 2018" Scam

The "America Online Lottery Award 2018" email below is a scam, therefore, recipients of the same email which claims that they are winners in such a lottery are asked to delete it, and should not follow the instructions in it. This is because there is no such lottery and the email scam is being sent by lottery scammers to trick their potential victims into sending them personal information and money, by claiming they need to do in order to collect their so-called lottery prize.

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The "America Online Lottery Award 2018" Scam

From: Anderson Klaus <andersonklaus@aol.com>

Sent: Wednesday, July 11, 2018 3:46 PM

Subject: You Are A Winner Of $3,000,000.00 Million USD! AOL Lottery Inc. ©2018.

Attention: AOL Winner,

We are pleased to inform you that your electronic Email address has won the sum of ($3,000,000.00 Million USD) from America Online Lottery Award ©2018. AOL is also using this opportunity to congratulate you and say thank you for using the internet daily. However, no tickets were sold but all email addresses were assigned to different ticket numbers for representation and privacy.

You are required to provide the following and submit to the AOL Admin office via the email address below for guide line and proper clarification.

Beneficiary's Surname:..........

Beneficiary's First Name:......

Beneficiary's Address:........

Beneficiary's Country...........

Beneficiary's Occupation ........

Beneficiary's Phone:................

Beneficiary's Age: ..............

Beneficiary's Gender: ............

Your Winning Verification Number: AOL009US/AWP-LAX1182/018

AOL Admin contact / emailto: andersonklaus@aol.com <mailto:andersonklaus@aol.com>

NOTE : Keep your winning information very confidential until you have received your prize.

#770 Broadway New York,

NY 10003 USA,

Signed.

CEO: Tim Armstrong.

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  • Posted: Aug 2, 2018 at 4:26 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: American Online Lottery (AOL) [mailto:fx.50x@aol.jp]
    Sent: Monday, July 23, 2018 11:45 AM
    Subject: You have won $5,000,000.00USD

    You have won $5,000,000.00USD

    Congratulations:

    Your E-MAIL ACCOUNT has won the sum of $5,000,000.00 USD (Five Million United States Dollars)

    in the on-going AMERICAN ONLINE LOTTERY (AOL) award promo.

    Your Ticket number is 00545-188-564756.

    Note that, all beneficiaries of these award fund were selected through a computer random integrated

    system drawn in 27 million E-mail addresses via the internet and the lucky winners did not purchase

    any ticket to participate in this lottery program. Forward your full details as listed below, to our

    Chief Financial Officer for processing and payment of your winning.

    1) YOUR FULL NAME:

    2) AGE:

    3) SEX:

    4) COUNTRY/ADDRESS:

    5) OCCUPATION:

    6) Telephone number:

    And your winning ticket number: (00545-188-564756)

    Kindly forward the above details to:

    Contact Person: Mr. Wilb M. Sandberg

    ======= Chief Financial Officer

    1* E-mail: wilb.sandberg@aol.com

    Your e-mail won our Jackpot, congratulation once more.

    Yours in service,
    Mr. Marc Andreessen
    AOL Claim Facilitator."

    delete


    • Posted: Sep 3, 2018 at 6:47 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Kabul, Afghanistan

      Received this scam:

      "On Wednesday, August 8, 2018 10:10 PM, AMERICAN ONLINE LOTTERY (AOL) wrote:

      Dear email user,

      Congratulation!

      Your e-mail account has won the sum of $5,000,000.00 USD (Five Million United State Dollars), in the ongoing America Online Lottery fund award. Your Winning Ticket numbers are; 00545-188-564756.

      Note; The beneficiaries of these award fund did not purchase any ticket to participate in this lottery program rather they were selected through a computer random integrated system drawn in 27 million email addresses via the internet. Your email emerged as one of the winners of the allocated fund for the lottery program. Congratulation once more!

      You are required to provide your full details such as your; Your full name, Your Nationality, Present Address, Telephone Number, and Your winning ticket numbers; (00545-188-564756)

      Kindly forward the above details to:
      Mr. Wilb M. Sandberg
      ======= Chief Financial Officer
      E-mail: wilb.sandberg@aol.com

      Congratulation once more!

      Yours in service,
      Mr. Marc Andreessen
      American Online Lottery Facilitator."

      delete