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Beware of "BMW Automobile" Lottery Scams - Do Not Be Fooled by Scammers

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Beware of "BMW Automobile" Lottery Scams - Do Not Be Fooled by Scammers

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Online users who have received emails claiming to be from BMW's Lottery Board, stating that they have won a prize, should delete the email messages and should not respond to them because they are fraudulent. Please be informed that BMW does not have a lottery department, nor do any of its affiliate companies. BMW does not send or confirm personal information by email, including but not limited to: your name, address, passwords or financial information. If you receive an email from someone purporting to be BMW, or a division of BMW, such as the Security Department or Lottery Department, asking for this type of information, DO NOT RESPOND TO IT.

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The sole and only purpose of which is to elicit your personal information. To be safe, we recommend you add the sender to your blocked email or SPAM email list.

A Sample of the "BMW Automobile" Lottery Scam

From: BMW Automobile Lottery - info@snoodworld.com

Sent: Wednesday, August 22, 2018 11:08 PM

Subject: Re: Woo Hoo for you 2018

BMW Lottery

Woo Hoo for you

Lottery Headquarters

United States of America

8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Monday - Friday

Closed on state holidays.

BMW Lottery CEO & Lottery Board

Since the BMW Lottery's start in 1985, its profits have helped make the world a better place to live, work and raise a family. The Lottery provides entertainment and prizes to its winners while at the same time raising billions of dollars for states programs that benefits all. Through the years, BMW Lottery funds have been used in a variety of ways to enhance the states, including projects to create new recreation areas, support research at public universities, benefits veterans, develop new products and techniques for agriculture, and promote tourism. For that, the BMW Lottery thanks its past online lucky winners.

Today the BMW Lottery is giving out a randon winning sum of $500,000.00 and our new 2018 BMW 7 Series Sedan 760Li xDrive from its free email random selection 2018. As you should know your email address happens to be one of the lucky email addresses from the ten online extracted emails for the above give away. For instant claim, get back to this email with your downlisted details for the processing of your lucky winnings.

1.Full name

2.Sex

3.Phone number

4.Country

5.Marital Status

6.Occupation

Get intouch with our online manager: Mr. Mitch Corlett Jr.

Email: mitchcorlettbmwrep@gmail.com

Disclaimer

The BMW Lottery makes every effort to ensure the accuracy of the winning ticket numbers BMW:X7PWYZ2011/760Li, prize payouts and other information posted on the BMW Lottery 7PM News. The official winning numbers of those selected in the respective drawings and recorded under the observation of an independent accounting firm. If you miss our BMW Lottery 7PM news which gives names, logos and information on your winning, please email our online manager with the listed information and the winning ticket number as the subject. the winning ticket numbers BMW:X7PWYZ2011/760Li is meant for personal use only and may not be reproduced or distributed without the expressed written consent of the BMW Lottery. You must be at least 21 years old to participate in this online Lottery claims 2018. If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, please call 1-800-BETSOFF for help.

Here are some other fraudulent email messages online users should be aware of:

  • Email from 'The International Awareness Promotion Department of the BMW Automobile Company'
    You may have received an email claiming to be from BMW's International Awareness Promotion Department stating that you have won a prize. Please be informed that BMW of North America does not have an International Awareness Promotion Department, nor do any of its affiliate companies. This is a fraudulent email. DO NOT RESPOND TO IT.
  • Email from 'BMW's Lottery Department'
    You may have received an email claiming to be from BMW's Lottery Department stating that you have won a prize. Please be informed that BMW of North America does not have a lottery department, nor do any of its affiliate companies. This is a fraudulent email. DO NOT RESPOND TO IT.
  • Email from 'BMW Group Promo'
    You may have received an email claiming to be from BMW Group Promo stating that you have won a prize. Please be informed that BMW of North America does not have a Group Promo department, nor do any of its affiliate companies. This is a fraudulent email. DO NOT RESPOND TO IT.
  • Email from 'BMW Automobile Company Promotion Department'
    You may have received an email claiming to be from a BMW Automobile Company Promotion Department, using BMW's corporate ID, its proper address, and a 2016 copyright footer, stating that you have won a prize and asking for certain personal information. Please be informed that BMW of North America does not have a BMW Automobile Company Promotion Department, nor do any of its affiliate companies. This is a fraudulent email. DO NOT RESPOND TO IT.
  • RECENT FRAUDULENT POSTAL MAIL
  • Mailing from an 'Automobile Transfer Div.' / 'Vehicle and Entitlement Assignment Division'
    You may have received a request in the mail to contact the above-referenced Division concerning the consignment of a BMW vehicle or other entitlement, such as the vehicle's cash value, to you. To claim your entitlement you are asked to complete a form, pay a consignment fee and mail both to a PO box in the Netherlands. Please be advised that BMW of North America, LLC does not have an Automobile Transfer / Vehicle and Entitlement Assignment Division, nor do any of its affiliated companies either in the USA or the Netherlands. This is a fraudulent mailing. DO NOT RESPOND TO IT.

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

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  • Apr 1, 2019 at 11:18 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    -------- Original Message --------
    Subject: Re: CONGRATULATIONS BMW 2019 LOTTERY WINNER!!!
    Date: 03/28/2019 4:12 pm
    From: "Mrs. Rachael Adams." <info@mail.bnk.ua>
    To: Undisclosed recipients:;
    Reply-To: <mr.stevenwangfang@aliyun.com>

    BMW LOTTERY DEPARTMENT
    5070 WILSHIRE BLVD
    LOS ANGELES.CA 90036
    UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

    NOTE: If you received this message in your SPAM/JUNK folder, that is
    because of the restrictions implemented by your Internet Service
    Provider, we (BMW) urge you to treat it genuinely.

    Dear Winner,

    This is to inform you that you have been selected for a prize of a brand
    new 2018/2019 Model BMW 7 Series Car and a Cheque of $1,500,000.00 USD
    from the international balloting programs held on the 2nd section in the
    UNITED STATE OF AMERICA.

    Description of prize vehicle, Model: 530iA Colour (exterior): Metallic
    Silver Mileage: 5 Transmission: Automatic 6 Speed Options: Cold weather
    package, premium package, fold down rear seats w/ski bag, am fm stereo
    with single in dash compact disc player.

    The selection process was carried out through random selection in our
    computerised email selection system (ESS) from a database of over
    250,000 email addresses drawn from all the continents of the world which
    you were selected.

    The BMW Lottery is approved by the British Gaming Board and also
    Licensed by the International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR).
    To begin the processing of your prize you are to contact our fiduciary
    claims department for more information as regards procedures to the
    claim of your prize.

    Contact Name: Mr.Steven Wang Fang. Email: (mr.stevenwangfang@aliyun.com)

    Contact him by providing him with the below listed information's, also
    your secret pin code number BMW:255125HGDY03/23.


    1. Name In Full :
    2. Residential Address:
    3. Nationality:
    4. Age:
    5. Sex:
    6. Occupation:
    7. Direct Phone:
    8. Present Country:
    9. Email address:
    10.Pin code Number BMW:255125HGDY03/23

    Please you are to provide him with the above listed information's as
    soon as possible so he can begin with the processing of your prize
    winnings.

    Congratulations again from all our staff and thank you for being part of
    our promotional program.

    Mrs. Rachael Adams.

    THE DIRECTOR PROMOTIONS
    BMW LOTTERY DEPARTMENT
    UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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  • Mar 12, 2019 at 12:16 AM by info

    Here is another scam:


    "Date: 9 Mar 2019 22:59
    From: "BMW OFFER" <bmwzone4@outlook.com>

    Dear Esteemed BMW Winner,

    Congratulations to you once again from the desk of the BMW/AT&T Winner
    Ballot Promotion Team.

    We wish to officially inform you that your application has now been
    approved for payment. {Cheque}
    Your numbers attached to lucky number 014/070/AY7 Serial Number. 8501-07,
    which consequently won the ballot in category C which falls in the Asian
    region for payment.

    Your won prize is ($600,000,00 USD}and a BMW Power Bike Motorcycle and the
    cheque has been issued by our correspondent bank in the United State of
    America where your winning ballot numbers fall for payment together with
    your BMW Power Bike Motorcycle. Please take note of this enclosed number (
    TR-US/U679 ) and contact the Courier Dispatch Company immediately via the
    contact {email} detail below to enable them to proceed with the delivery of
    your cash and the BMW Power Bike Motorcycle: oxldiplomaticservices@
    diplomats.com
    Once the package is delivered. You can take the cheque { bank documents} to
    your bank for confirmation and payment of your funds.

    OXL Logistics Diplomatic Courier Service
    Duty Locations: Various locations around the World.
    E-Mail: oxldiplomaticservices@diplomats.com


    Note: When contacting the courier company, you are to send your complete
    delivery address, and contact telephone and Whats App numbers to the
    courier to enable them honor your request on time.

    Congratulations to you once again.
    If you have any other questions or concerns, please feel free to contact
    us, We would be happy to help.

    (Events Manager)
    Dr. Andy Brown.
    19292492796.

    --------------- ---------------
    *From:* asanka meththananda <@gmail.com <asankam1712@gmail.com>>
    *:* , 9 4:17 PM*o:* BMW OFFER
    *Subject:* Re: Send Your Claim Details

    On 9 Mar 2019 12:07, "BMW OFFER" <bmwzone4@outlook.com> wrote:

    CONGRATULATIONS!

    On behalf of *BMW COMPANY INC* In collaboration with The *AT&T WIRELESS
    TELECOMMUNICATION.INC* We deeply congratulate you on the award of (600.000
    USD)Six Hundred Thousand United State Dollar with a BMW Power Bike
    Motorcycle On the *BMW COMPANY INC* and *AT&T WIRELESS
    TELECOMMUNICATION.INC* 2019 International balloting award programme held in
    USA.

    Our winners include both subscribers and non-subscribers of B.M.W Inc. And
    AT&T WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATION. The Mobile Phone On-line draw was
    conducted randomly on all active Mobile Numbers worldwide. We only selected
    One Hundred And Twenty (120) candidates Per-annually as our winners from
    each region of the world (America, Europe, Africa, Australia and Asia)
    through the On-line Electronic Balloting System and your Mobile Number has
    been selected among the (120)-winners of the programme.

    This promotion is part of the financial empowerment program of the BMW and
    AT&T in its struggle to alleviate poverty world wide.
    This promotional programme is being promoted and sponsored by eminent
    personalities in the person of Talmon Marco of Viber Inc. With the support
    of AT&T CEO: Randall L.Stephenson, BMW and other corporate companies and
    organizations in the United States to encourage the use of computer systems
    worldwide.

    This award fund MUST be claimed by the Mobile Number Owner ONLY, within 7
    Days from the day of notification.

    Provide your claims information as required below:

    1. Full Names:
    2. Address:
    3. Age:
    4. Sex:
    5. Mobile Number:
    6. Country:
    7. Occupation:
    8. Nationality:
    9. Annual Income:
    10.Your Won Amount:

    Above is the required information for processing of your winning, please
    fill the required information and return it back for verification and
    payment of your won prize fund. Kindly provide the required information as
    soon as possible to enable the paying bank process and commence your
    payment before the last remittance date.

    Best Regard,

    Dr. Andy Brown (Event Manager)
    BMW/AT&T 2019 Award Program.
    670 Castro Street, Suite 125
    <https://maps.google.com/?q=670 Castro Street, Suite 125&entry=gmail&source=g>
    -220
    Mountain View, California, 94041
    United States of America.
    19292492796.

    -------------- ----------------
    *From:* asanka meththananda <asankam1712@gmail.com>
    *Sent:* Saturday, March 9, 2019 7:29 AM
    *To:* bmwzone4@outlook.com
    *Subject:*

    TR-US/U679"

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    • Apr 7, 2019 at 11:39 PM by an anonymous user from Colombo, Western, Sri Lanka

      I got this email, please guide me what I have to do now. I already replied to their mail.

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      • Apr 7, 2019 at 11:45 PM by info

        Just be careful going forward because the scammers will attempt to trick you into sending them money. Do not send them your money or any more information.

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  • Dec 31, 2018 at 6:12 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: BMW <INFO@BMW.DE>
    Sent: Friday, December 28, 2018 11:41 AM
    To: Recipients
    Subject: BMW/REF: 255125HGDY03/25/

    BMW DEPARTMENT
    5070 WILSHIRE BLVD
    LOS ANGELES. CA 90036
    UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

    NOTE: If you received this message in your SPAM/BULK folder, that is because of the restrictions implemented by your Internet Service Provider, we (BMW) urge you to treat it genuinely.

    Attention,
    This is to inform you that you have been selected for a brand new 2017 Model BMW 7 Series Car and a Check of 1,500,000.00 US D from the international balloting programs held on the 2nd section in the UNITED STATE OF AMERICA.

    Description of prize vehicle;
    Model: 760li Color (exterior): Metallic Silver Mileage: 5 Transmission: Automatic 6 Speed

    Options: Cold weather package, premium package, fold down rear seats w/ski bag, am fm stereo with single in dash compact disc player.

    The selection process was carried out through random selection in our computerized email selection system (ESS) from a database of over 250,000 email addresses drawn from all the continents of the world which you were selected.

    The BMW Award is approved by the British Gaming Board and also Licensed by the International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR). To begin the processing of your award you are to contact our claims department for more information as regards procedures to the award

    Name: Howard Boyer
    Email: howardboyerfudry@gmail.com
    Direct 24hours Security Line: 1- (202) 846-4638 (Text Message Only)

    Contact him by providing him with your Reg. pin code Number 255125HGDY03/25.

    You are also advised to provide him with the under listed information as soon as possible:
    1. Name In Full :
    2. Residential Address :
    3. Nationality :
    4. Age :
    5. Sex :
    6. Occupation :
    7. Direct Phone :
    8. Present Country :
    9. Email address :
    10.Reg pin code Number: 255125HGDY03/25

    Please you are to provide him with the above listed details as soon as possible so he can begin with the processing of your award.
    Congratulations from all our staffs and thank you for being part of our program.
    Mrs. Rachael Adams.
    FROM THE DESK OF RACHAEL ADAMS
    THE DIRECTOR PROMOTIONS
    BMW DEPARTMENT
    UNITED STATES OF AMERICA"

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  • Oct 30, 2018 at 8:54 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: Mr.Nicole Hirle Holstein <test@stu.xidian.edu.cn>
    Sent: Thursday, October 25, 2018 7:56 PM
    Subject: BMW Automobile Promo 2018. Congratulations,

    BMW Automobile Promo 2018.

    Congratulations,

    Dear Email Winner,

    Congratulations you are one of the 10 lucky 2018 Bmw and a check of $500,000.00 winner Contact game manager providing him with your secret pin code Number
    BMW:2551256003/25. You are also advised to provide him with your full name, delivery address
    and phone No.

    The selection process was carried out through random selection in our computerized email selection system (ESS) from a database of over 250,000 email addresses drawn from all the continents of the world which you were selected.

    Contact : Mr.Richard Owen.Email:nicole.hirle@yahoo.com.hk Telephone: 19149087950 Call or Text)

    NOTE; delivery charges are winner responsibility

    BMW 2018 Automobile Promo Winner Contact: nicole.hirle@yahoo.com.hk"

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