419 Scam – "NEWCASTLE LOTTERY (BAFANA YUSUF)"
"NEWCASTLE LOTTERY (BAFANA YUSUF)" is a fake lottery run by a gang in South Africa. The criminals try to get victims to wire US$ 720 to South Africa by MoneyGram.
Send us any 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 webmail address listed as the contact email for the "claims agent" and ask for the address to be suspended because it is used in a 419 fraud (see 419 FAQ).
DEAR LASTNAME, AS THE FORIEGN CLAIMS COORDINATOR TO NEWCASTLE LOTTERY, YOUR SENT INFORMATIONS WERE VERIFIED BY THE SYSTEMS DEPARTMENT AND WERE FOUND CORRECT WITH THE WINNING E-MAIL. YOUR PERSONAL DETAILS AS PROVIDED WERE ALSO FORWARDED TO THE GAMMING COMMISSION FOR RECORD PURPOSES. YOU ARE REQUIRED TO MAKE TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS TO CLAIM YOUR PRIZE PERSONALLY HERE IN SOUTH AFRICA BEFORE THE EXPIRATION IS 31ST OF MARCH 2005. (CLAIMS DEADLINE). HOWEVER IN THE EVENT OF YOUR INABILITY TO COME PERSONALLY PLEASE INFORM US ON TIME . SO THAT WE CAN MAKE AN ALTERNATIVE ARRANGEMENT TO PROCESS YOUR PRIZE ON YOUR BEHALF. Always at your service, once again congratulations BAFANA YUSUF phone:+27-736-415-294 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Do you Yahoo!? Read only the mail you want - Yahoo! Mail SpamGuard.
Received: from [184.108.40.206] by web31105.mail.mud.yahoo.com via HTTP; Wed, 23 Mar 2005 07:14:54 PST Date: Wed, 23 Mar 2005 07:14:54 -0800 (PST) From: bafana yusuf <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Re: PRIZE CLAIM PROCESS.
dear lastname, SO IF YOU CAN'T COME PERSONALLY TO COLLECT YOUR PRIZE CHEQUE,WE CAN PROCESS AND SEND YOUR PACKAGE TO YOU. TO ENABLE US PROCESS YOUR CLAIMS ON YOUR BEHALF , YOU HAVE TO GIVE US A WRITTEN AUTHORITY/MANDATE TO ENABLE THE COMPANY'S ATTORNEY REPRESENT YOU AND ALSO EFFECT THE NOTORISATION.PLEASE FIND BELOW A BREAKDOWN OF THE MANDATORY FEES/CHARGES FOR THE REPRESENTATION. 1) Attorney Notarization fees = $190.00 2) stamp duty and fees = $65.00 3) handling/ administrative charge = $210.00 4) Gamming commissions fees = $140.00 5) Insurance and courier = $115.00 total = $720.00 These fees should be remitted to us for payment to the respective cost centres before the transfer of your prize claim can be effected. Also contact us for remittance advice to enable us start this process and conclude before the EXPIRATION OF deadline for claims. Always at your service,once again congratulations. BAFANA YUSUF, Foreign Service Manager, phone:+27-738-075-349)(ENTER YOUR AREA CODE,FOLLOW BY THIS NUMBER) __________________________________________________ Do You Yahoo!? Tired of spam? Yahoo! Mail has the best spam protection around http://mail.yahoo.com
Received: from [220.127.116.11] by web31101.mail.mud.yahoo.com via HTTP; Sat, 26 Mar 2005 04:36:54 PST Date: Sat, 26 Mar 2005 04:36:54 -0800 (PST) From: bafana yusuf <email@example.com> Subject: Re: PRIZE CLAIM PROCESS.