When I received this as a word document in a phishing email, I had to share. Take a look at the graphics - the scammers that sent this email are trying to look official by showing pictures of people who won their lottery; they are so incompetent that they actually used a picture from a Michigan Lotto Winner!
To top it all off, they claim to be using a new 'java-based' software package to generate results, as if that matters (perhaps their DOS based package gave away too many funds : ).
Here is the scam below:
The Local Organizing Committee of the 2010 World cup in South Africa & FIFA Promotion team is proud to inform you that you have won US$1,000,000.00. Your E-mail address is one of 20 lucky Addresses who have won in the monthly Promotion. See below how to claim your prize. Details on the Winnings.
Your Winning Reference Number is: SAFIFA-39-825P-4
Batch Number: 74-263-BBN.
SERIAL NUMBER: 513-10
I wish to congratulate you on your victory; you are a lucky person to have won this lottery. Your email address was amongst those chosen this month from our new java-based software that randomly selects email addresses from the web from which winners are selected.
You are required to forward the following details to help facilitate the processing of your claims and certificate which will facilitate of your winning price is to the tune of US$1,000,000.00 dollars.
1. Full names.
2. Phone number.
3. Fax number.
8. Country of resident
Remember, you must contact your claim agent Mr. Mark Lawosn,Call him and claim your prize after calling him send your reference and batch number and all the above information to his email address and call him to let him know that you have contacted him through email.
Congratulations once again from all our staff and thank you for being part of our promotions program. For claiming of your prize and remember to quote your reference and Batch Number for easy processing of your prize.
You have to note that this program is being sponsored by the FIFA SUPPORT AFRICAN TEAM, to create awareness for the coming 2010 FIFA world Cup, which is to be host by South Africa.
TO FILE YOUâ€™RE CLAIM...
Contact Mr. Mark Lawson
Processing Executive: Mr. Mark Lawson
TEL: + 44 7045701093
E-mail: [email protected]
Congratulations once again and have a lot of fun. The International Promotion team
SOUTH AFRICA 2010 LOC & FIFA LOTTERY
Mr. Kuash Behler, Our Third Second Winner of US$ 1,000,000.00 from Amsterdam, Holland 21st June 2007.
Our Third Quarter Winner Mrs. Ali Fatima from Nepal receiving her winning fund of US$1,950,000.00 also on the picture is her husband and friends rejoicing with them. October 20th 2007
Our Forth Quarter winner Mrs. Al-Aqsa Aphead shown in the picture by herself here in our South Africa location holding her US$2,140,000.00 check November 3rd, 2007
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