2020 American Telephone and Telegraph (ATT) Mobile Award Scam

There is NO "2020 American Telephone & Telegraph (AT&T) Mobile Award," therefore, AT&T customers who have received emails or text messages claiming that they are winners in this so-called lottery are asked to delete them and should not follow the instructions in them. This is because the fake email messages are being sent by lottery scammers and the fake website operated by them.

2020 American Telephone and Telegraph (ATT) Mobile Award Scam

The "2020 American Telephone & Telegraph (AT&T) Mobile Award" Scam

From: American Telephone and Telegraph Company <attaudm@hotmail.com>

Date: Sun, 12 Jan 2020 at 05:31


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Registered Office, AT&T Headquarters 208 S. Akard St. Dallas, TX 75202. Tel: +1 (917) 979 5171

Dear Winner,

We are in receipt of your e-mail and wish to inform you that your fund was deposited with our Affiliate Bank here in USA, in a temporary Account and shall be sent to you on the Approval of your payment. You will receive this fund by Telegraphic Transfer [Bank Wire] to your Locality Account.

However, the 2020 American Telephone & Telegraph (AT&T) Mobile Award is of no doubt, a momentous achievement in the chequered history of this Corporation. On behalf of the entire staff of this Organization, we wish to congratulate all non-Governmental Organizations who have in no little way contributed immensely towards the success of this draws as well as taking concrete steps towards it's actualization. All participants were selected randomly from World Wide Mobile Directories. This promotion is part of the financial empowerment program of the AT&T Telecommunication Company, in it's struggle to alleviate poverty.

The AT&T Telecommunication Company is given out this promotion award to different individual in different part of the world for the use of the AT&T Telecommunication Company's Products, and for the Help in Advertising of the AT&T Telecommunication Company.

While basking in the euphoria of this achievement, I wish to seize this opportunity to acquaint you with guidelines as you must follow in order to complete your claims. On our part, we have a mandate to see you through. We will work assiduously to realize this mandate as we respect your views, opinions and most importantly protect your Privacy.

You are advised to complete the below form and send with the fund release Application Letter to Lloyds Bank Plc Of USA on: Lbnkplc@hotmail.com so that they can process it and release your fund to you Immediately.

2020 American Telephone and Telegraph (ATT) Mobile Award Scam

NOTE: The following Reference Numbers has been assigned to you and you are required to quote it in every mail you sent regarding your winning prize fund: AT&T-77411.

My Full Name:

My Address:.

My Winning Mobile Number:

My Second Mobile Number if Any

My House Telephone:

My State:

My E-mail Address:.

My Age:

My Sex:

My Marital Status:

My Prize Amount:

My Occupation:

My Country:

Preferred Mode Of Payment.

1. Bank Telegraphic Wire Transfer.

Bank Telegraphic Wire Transfer: Provide Your Banking details below.

Bank Name:.

Bank Address:.

Bank Swift Code:.

Account Name:

Account No:.


The Divisional Director Of Remittance

Lloyds Bank Plc United States Of America (Lbkusa)

Global Headquarters Lloyds Bank,

1095 Avenue of the Americas

New York, NY 10036, United States

E-Mail: Lbnkplc@hotmail.com

Contact Person: Mr.George Culmer

Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer Lloyds Bank USA.

Respected Sir / Madam.


I write to apply for the release of my fund with regards to the winning notification that was received on my Mobile from AT&T Telecommunication Company of USA. I was made to believe that this sum ($1,000,000.00 United States Dollars) is deposited in a temporary Account in your Bank.

I hereby request that the above mentioned sum be remitted to me at the earliest. I shall let you know how I wish to receive my fund when you get back to me.

Yours Faithfully

(Your Full Name)

We are still processing your certificate of award and it shall be sent to you when we are done. Do not hesitate to get in touch with me if you have any difficulties in understanding this process as I will always be here to help you.

For security reasons, we advice the winners to keep this information secret from the public until your claim is processed and your prize released to you. This is part of our security protocol to avoid double claiming and unwarranted taking advantage of this program by non-participant or unofficial personnel. All information is strictly confidential and will only be used for the purpose to which it is been requested

Let me know when you contact the Bank and also when the bank contacts you.

Kind Regards,

Mr. Randall Stephenson

(Chairman and Chief Executive Officer)

Tel: +1 (917) 979 5171

The fake email message is being sent out to potential victims by lottery scammers to trick them into believing they are winners in the so-called "2019 AT&T Int'l Draw" promotion. The scammers make the scam more convincing by claiming the potential victims were selected randomly through a computer ballot system, therefore, no participation was needed.

If the potential victims respond to the fake lottery email message, the scammers will respond asking them to send personal information in order to collect their so-called prize. Once the information has been sent, the scammers will ask the potential victims to send money, which they will claim is for taxes, processing fees, delivery fee, or some other fee. If the potential victims send the money, the lottery scammers will take it and disappear. The victims, on the other hand, will not receive the prize or money that they were promised and will be a few hundreds or thousands of dollars broke.

This is why online users should never send money or personal information to anyone who claims that they are winners in some so-called lottery. Legitimate lottery companies do not ask their winners to send money or personal information in order to collect their prizes.

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May 16, 2024 at 7:56 AM by
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an anonymous user from: Harare, Harare, Zimbabwe

Thank for choosing me to be a winner of this award.How can l withdraw the money and when?


May 16, 2024 at 11:21 AM by
2020 American Telephone and Telegraph (ATT) Mobile Award Scam

It is a scam.


March 26, 2024 at 12:50 AM by
2020 American Telephone and Telegraph (ATT) Mobile Award Scam
an anonymous user from: Harare, Harare, Zimbabwe

I have received the same email that I have won is it true


March 26, 2024 at 12:49 AM by
2020 American Telephone and Telegraph (ATT) Mobile Award Scam
an anonymous user from: Harare, Harare, Zimbabwe

I recently received the same email is it true saying I have won money


March 1, 2023 at 5:43 AM by
2020 American Telephone and Telegraph (ATT) Mobile Award Scam
an anonymous user from: Harare, Harare Province, Zimbabwe

I was also sended this information and a certificate is it true or false are these scammers you are talking about


September 3, 2022 at 3:14 PM by
2020 American Telephone and Telegraph (ATT) Mobile Award Scam
an anonymous user from: Harare, Zimbabwe

I am also victim and was so stupid to believe these scammers and apparently the number they use is via econet


July 30, 2022 at 6:22 AM by
2020 American Telephone and Telegraph (ATT) Mobile Award Scam
an anonymous user from: Harare, Zimbabwe

I also got a winning message from BBC it seems the directors of AT&T AND LLYODS ARE TRUE ANYWHERE


June 22, 2022 at 7:23 PM by
2020 American Telephone and Telegraph (ATT) Mobile Award Scam
an anonymous user from: Central Business District, Harare, Zimbabwe

did we have 2022 winners have the same message


June 22, 2022 at 3:43 AM by
2020 American Telephone and Telegraph (ATT) Mobile Award Scam
an anonymous user from: Harare, Zimbabwe

I was made to believe I won money too; these people are evil


May 13, 2022 at 11:04 PM by
2020 American Telephone and Telegraph (ATT) Mobile Award Scam
an anonymous user from: Central Business District, Harare, Zimbabwe

I got a message recently that I am a winner is it true


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