419 Scam – "TRIPPLE WINS INTERNATIONAL GAMES / Cash Change Securities Europe/ JOHNSON ADAMS"
"TRIPPLE WINS INTERNATIONAL GAMES / Cash Change Securities Europe/ JOHNSON ADAMS / Estella Rogers" is a fake lottery scam run by a gang in the Netherlands.
Example of spam email:
FROM: THE LOTTERY COORDINATOR, INTERNATIONAL PROMOTIONS/PRIZE AWARD DEPARTMENT Dear Recipient, RESULTS FOR CATEGORY "A" DRAWS Congratulations to you as we bring to your notice, the results of the First Category draws of TRIPPLE WINS INTERNATIONAL GAMES. We are happy to inform you that you have emerged a winner under the First Category, which is part of our promotional draws. The draws were held prior to your notification . Participants were selected through a computer ballot system drawn from 2,500,000 names/email addresses of individuals and companies from Africa,America, Asia, Australia,Europe, Middle East, and Oceania as part of our International Promotions Program. You/Your company E-mail id, attached to Ref number MLI/231-ILG10431/03 ,Batch Number EAPA/15/096/PTNL, Tiicket Number 20511465897, with Serial Number 472-971103 ,Drew the lucky numbers 8-66-97-22-71-64 and consequently won in the First Category A+. You have therefore been awarded a lump sum pay out of $US2.5m(One Million, Five Hundred Thousand United State Dollars) each, which is the winning payout for Category" A" winners. This is from the total prize money of USD$10,000,000 shared among the 4 Winners in this category. CONGRATULATIONS! Your fund is now deposited with our transfer agents Cash Change Securities Europe ,and insured in your name. In your best interest and also to avoid mix up of numbers and names of any kind, we request that you keep the entire details of your award strictly from public notice until the process of Beneficiary Certificate Ownership Winning Notification, Stamp duties and re-activation of Account of your prize /money remitted in readiness of the subsequently onward transfer into your nominated Bank Account. This is in conformity with the latest transfer regulation signed by the Organization / Netherlands Government since this is part of our Security protocol measures to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program by some participants We also wish to bring to your notice our end of year premium stakes draw where you stand a chance of winning up to USD$25 Million; we hope that with a part of your prize you will participate in it. To file for your claim, please contact our /your fiducial agent Mr JOHNSON ADAMS of the EURO ACCREDITED PAYMENT AGENT immediately for due processing and remittance of your prize money to a designated account of your choice: TEL: +31-629-339-244 FAX: +31-641-593-184 Email:email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com You are advised to contact our agents by E-mail and/or fax within a week of receiving this notice. Failure to do so may warrant disqualification. NOTE: That all winning must be claimed not later than 6th of MARCH 2005. After this date all unclaimed, funds will be included in the next stake.Anybody under the age of 18 is automatically disqualified. Finally, we ensure that you note every letters as clearly stated as we would not be held responsible should there be hitch in this transaction due laxity on your part.So you are to expedite action ,Failure to do this we shall be compelled to lose your fund in other words,we shall divert your fund to somewhere else.In order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications;Kindly remember to quote your reference number and batch numbers in all correspondence. Furthermore, should there be any change of address do inform our agent as soon as possible. Congratulations once more from our members of staff and thank you for being part of our promotional program. Yours Truly, Mrs. Estella Rogers Lottery Coordinator ___________________________________________________________ Book yourself something to look forward to in 2005. Cheap flights - http://www.tiscali.co.uk/travel/flights/ Bargain holidays - http://www.tiscali.co.uk/travel/holidays/
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