419 Scam – "NEW MEXICO LOTTERY (Mr Paterson Lasely, Caroline Bryan)"
"NEW MEXICO LOTTERY (Mr Paterson Lasely, Caroline Bryan)" are labels used by a fake lottery run by criminals in Nigeria.
Please send us replies by "claims agents", especially money demands and payment instructions, we will publish them here.
Please forward copies of fraud emails to the abuse department of the MSN domains and/or webmail address listed as the contact email for the "claims agent". Ask for the domains / addresses to be suspended because they are used in a 419 fraud (see 419 FAQ).
Received: from 126.96.36.199 by by15fd.bay15.hotmail.msn.com with HTTP; Fri, 08 Apr 2005 14:15:18 GMT X-Originating-IP: [188.8.131.52] X-Originating-Email: [firstname.lastname@example.org] X-Sender: email@example.com From: "New Mexico Organisational Promo" <firstname.lastname@example.org> Bcc: Subject: WINNING NOTIFICATION!!! Date: Fri, 08 Apr 2005 14:15:18 +0000
The website of that "lottery" is hosted on a free webhoster. It lists the following phone numbers, which are UK special service numbers that probably forward incoming calls to Nigeria:
The sending IP address is the same as in an email sent to us by a person claiming to be a lawyer for an unnamed relative of Rafiu Otono, a Nigerian gangster who is associated with the Vic Biz gang in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria.
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