419 Scam – "ONLINE SWEEP LOTTERY / SILVERBIRD SECURITIES & FINANCE"
"ONLINE SWEEP LOTTERY / SILVERBIRD SECURITIES & FINANCE" are labels used by a fake lottery and fake "claims agent" in Nigeria and the UK.
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Date: Wed, 9 Mar 2005 00:24:04 -0500 Subject: 1ST CATERGORY WINNER From: uklotterywinnings <firstname.lastname@example.org> ONLINE SWEEP LOTTERY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR PRIZE AWARD DEPARTMENT Ref: no: LSUK/2231/81/04 Batch No: OBW/A10-234 We are pleased to inform you of the result of the ONLINE SWEEP LOTTERY PROGRAM which was held on the 1th JANUARY, 2005 as part of our new year celebration bonanza. Due to mix up of names, the results were finally released on 30th January, 2005. Your Email address attached to ticket number OSL-1177678-750 with serial number 2113-77 drew the lucky numbers 4-18-77-30-31-35 which consequently won the lottery in the 1st category. You have therefore been approved for a lump sum payout of US$1,005,000.00 (One Million And Five Thousand British Pounds Sterlings) in cash credited to file LSUK/2231/81/04. This is from a total cash prize of US $50 Million Pounds Sterlings shared amongst the first fifty (50) lucky winners in different categories. All participants were selected through a computer ballot system drawn from 25,000 names from Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Europe and North America as part of our international promotions program which we conduct twice every year. This year Lottery Program Jackpot is the largest ever for ONLINE SWEEP LOTTERY. The estimated $50 million Pounds Sterlings jackpot would be the sixth-biggest in Europe history. The biggest was the $363 million jackpot that went to two winners in a May 2000 drawing of The Big Game Mega Millions' predecessor. Your fund is now deposited in an offshore bank insured in your name. Due to the mix up of some numbers and names, we advice that you keep this award from public notice until your claim has been processed and your money remitted to your nominated bank account as this is part of our security protocol to avoid double claiming or unwarranted taking advantage of this program by the general public. Please note that your lucky winning number falls within our European booklet representative office in Europe as indicated. In view of this, your US$1,005,000.00 (One Million And Five Thousand British Pounds Sterlings) would be released to you by our affiliate bank in Europe. Our agent will immediately commence the process to facilitate the release of your funds to you as soon as you make contact with Him. To begin your claim please contact your Fiduciary agent: Mr.Donald O'Shea Foreign Services Manager, Payment and Release Order Dept. SILVERBIRD SECURITIES & FINANCE Phone: +44 704-011-4037 Fax: : +44-870-121-9858 Email: email@example.com Your claims agent will assist you in the processing and remittance of your prize funds into your designated bank account.Note that all prize funds must be claimed not later than 21st March, 2005. After this date all funds will be returned to the LOTTERY TREASURY as unclaimed. In order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications, please endeavor to quote your Reference (Ref: no: LSUK/2231/81/04) and Batch numbers (Batch No: OBW/A10-234 ) in every correspondence with your agent. Furthermore, should there be any change in your address, do inform your claims agent as soon as possible. Congratulations once again from all members of our staff and thanks for being part of our promotions program. Yours faithfully, Mrs.Ann Carpenter. Regional Coordinator. NOTE: CALL YOUR CLAIMS AGENT IMMEDIATELY. ___________________________________________________________________________ Mail sent from WebMail service at PHP-Nuke Powered Site - http://yoursite.com
Reply from the claims agent:
CLAIMS APPLICATION FORM Your application for the claim of lottery winning prize will be duly processed and Settlements be made upon certification. Hence, carefully fill in the appropriate information in the space provided below to facilitate our immediate commencement of your claim processing. FULL NAME OF BENEFICIARY . REFERENCE NUMBER .. TICKET NUMBER SERIAL NUMBER . NATIONALITY ..SEX COMPANY NAME: . FULL ADDRESS:(ensure correctness and functionality as cheque will be delivered here in person) .. TEL: ..FAX: (if any) E-MAIL BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF COMPANY/ INDIVIDUAL: . SIGNATURE DATE .. In the light of the above, you are required to fill this form and send back to us by email. Be aware that your application will be duly processed and verified on the receipt of this claim form. You are adviced to forward these informations as soon as possible to enable us attend to your file. Please note that your funds have been deposited safely in our affiliate finance and Securities firm in Europe even before the draws and your information will be forwarded to them before they can process and release your winnings. After you have sent down these information, We will immediately process your winning and forward your data to the affiliated finance and Securities firm who already have your winning particulars. On confirmation, the affiliated finance and Securities firm will transfer your prize money from your online transit account to your nominated address. Note that the certificate is your proof of winning which you must be given at the finance and Securities firm at the point of payment. All these measures have been put in place to secure our winners' funds by peventing double claims and falsification. Once again, congratulations. Yours sincerely, Dr Christopher Lackey CLAIMS/FIDUCIARY AGENT, ONLINE SWEEP LOTTERY -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- No banners. No pop-ups. No kidding. Make My Way your home on the Web - http://www.myway.com
Subject: CLAIMS FORM Received: from [188.8.131.52] by mprdmailfe4.nwk.myway.com via HTTP; Wed, 20 Apr 2005 10:50:52 EST X-AntiAbuse: This header was added to track abuse, please include it with any abuse report X-AntiAbuse: ID = 0b0d8ab99f6ed21b493a75935defe346 Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org From: "Christopher" <email@example.com>
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