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Beware of "AOL Lottery Inc 2018" Scam

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Beware of "AOL Lottery Inc 2018" Scam

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The "AOL Lottery Inc 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.

The "AOL Lottery Inc 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.

Note: Some of the names, addresses, email addresses, telephone numbers or other information in samples on this website may have been impersonated or spoofed.

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  • May 12, 2019 at 7:24 AM by an anonymous user from Vilnius, Vilniaus Apskritis, Lithuania

    Seems they've found another approach to it though same scheme:

    "Dear American / Ivorian Online Lottery lucky winner,

    American/Ivorian Online Lottery (AIOL) is pleased to inform you that your electronic email address has won the sum of One Hundred United State Dollars ($100,000.00 USD) in this 2019 batch Award.

    American/Ivorian Online Lottery (AIOL) is also using this opportunity to say thank you for using the internet daily and more.

    This American/Ivorian Online Lottery (AIOL) draws was conducted by a random selection of email addresses from Facebook list of 129,031 E-mail addresses of individuals and corporate bodies picked by Tim Armstrong (AIOL CEO).

    However, no tickets were sold but all email addresses were assigned to different ticket numbers for representation and privacy.

    Sequel to the last meeting of the American/Ivorian Online Lottery (AIOL) board of directors, all winners will be paid according to the Mode of Payment preferred by our paying bank.

    To achieve this aim, you have to send the following information below to the American/Ivorian Online Lottery (AIOL) Claims Agent assigned for winners in Africa Rev. Father Jonathan by email for guidelines.

    Beneficiary's Full Name:

    Beneficiary's Country:

    Beneficiary's Phone:

    Beneficiary's Age:

    Your winning verification number: AOL009US/AWP-LAX1182/018

    Contact Person: Mr. YayI Koneh

    Regional Claims Agent. (RCA)

    City / Country: New York, United State of America

    Contact E-mail: lottoclaimsagentdept@yahoo.fr

    Tel: 225 4652 2281

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

    Signed.

    CEO: Tim Armstrong.

    NOTE: If you received this message in your SPAM/BULK folder, that is because of the restrictions implemented by your Internet Service Provider, we (AIOL) urge you to treat it genuinely. This message is brought to you by the American Online Foundation 2019 Copyright."

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  • August 23, 2018 at 6:58 AM by an anonymous user from Lynchburg, South Carolina, United States

    How can these scammers be stopped. They really make the aol lottery seem authentic. Persons will really fall for it if they don't check it out.

    remove

  • August 6, 2018 at 8:59 PM by an anonymous user from Salvaleón de Higüey, Provincia de La Altagracia, Dominican Republic

    They should stop these nets of malicious, deceiving persons who make damage to humanity.

    remove

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