419 Scam – "British Web Lottery "
"British Web Lottery" is a labels used by a fake lottery and fake "claims agent" 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 departments of free webmail address listed as the contact email for the "claims agent". Ask for the addresses to be suspended because they are used in a 419 fraud (see 419 FAQ).
BRITISH WEB LOTTERY CUSTOMER SERVICE 28 TANFIELD ROAD, CROYDON. LONDON UK. Ref: BWLW/67451/01 Batch: 01/14/31711-3 19/04/2005. ATTN. FIRSTNAME LASTNAME!! PAYMENT OPTIONS!! Congratulations, you have reached the final stage of collecting your winnings; your winning sum is ready to be transferred to you if you meet the pre-requisite of funds transfer. Below are two options with associated conditions, which you are expected to choose from through which you can collect your money; NOTE: Attached to this mail is a copy of your cheque written in your name, to our corresponding Bank, where your winnings will be released to you. OPTION 1: COURIER OF YOUR WINNING CHEQUE TO YOU VIE THESES CHANNELS LISTED BELOW; FEDEX Mailing: - ...........£425.00 Insurance: - ..........£200.00 Admin charge: -..........£020.00 Vat (5%): - ..................£002.50 TOTAL: -............£647.50 UPS Mailing: - ..........£430.00 Insurance: - ..........£200.00 Admin charge: -..........£020.00 Vat (5%): - ..................£002.50 TOTAL: -............£652.50 For any of the above options, you are to furnish us with a complete mailing address (if different from the one stated in verification form), which you would want your Cheque to be sent to. Due to professional policy, the insurance company has declined reversed payment for courier towards ensuring a safe delivery to you. If a reverse payment is made and something goes wrong, we/you cannot sue the courier company or the insurance company to recover the full value of the as stipulated sum in the Cheque since payment for insurance was not made at the point of mailing. With the above reasons, reversed payment is ruled out and you are to forward the cost of mailing your Cheque with any of the courier channel cost you choose. Payment for the above options should made through Western Union ensure a speedy delivery of your winning cheque to you. Below are the particulars of the Accounts officer in London where you are to make payment to. Evidence of payment and the western union payment slip should be forwarded to me as soon as this is done, to ensure urgent respond to your file. NAME: Mr. Charles Richardson ACCOUNTING OFFICER LOCATION : CROYDON. LONDON UK. OPTION 2: DIRECT BANK TRANSFER: Your winning sum of two million, six hundred and thirteen thousand, one hundred and fifty-one pounds only; will be wired to your bank via swift transfer. You are advised to view attached draft to this mail. CONDITIONS: The cost of COT (commission on transfer) 0.002% being charged by our transferring bank, WILL BE PAID BY YOU TO THE PAYING BANK TO ACTIVATE AN ACCOUNT THERE IN LONDON, SO THAT YOUR FUNDS CAN BE TRANSFERRED TO YOUR LOCAL ACCOUNT IN YOUR COUNTRY WHICH YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE. FOR ENQUIRY, You can however visit the Bank's Web site www.alphapb.org the paying bank for deposit confirmations. Accounts Director: Mr. Wilson Duncan Phone: +44-207-060-0383 Fax: +44-870-130-5528 NOTE: That for this option, you will have to furnish us with the followings; FULL NAME OF BANK FULL ACCOUNT NAME ACCOUNT NUMBER BANK BRANCH Please note that your winning sum is protected by a hard cover insurance policy thereby making it very impossible to deduct any sum or charges from it until it is remitted to you. It further means that the above charges must be paid by you before your winning sum can be transferred to your local account in your country. You are also advised to send a scanned copy of either your driver's license, international passport (photo page) or any legally identifying document. Also be reminded that the deadline for the claiming of winnings is exactly one week from the day of receipt of this mail. After this period your cash will be deemed forfeited by you and will be used for the next edition of the lottery. You are therefore advised to make a choice from the options stated above and reply within the next 48hrs of receipt of this mail. Thanks for your co-operation. Yours sincerely, FREDRICK WALTER (MR) FIDUCIARY AGENY, BRITISH WEB LOTTERY.