419 Scam Letters

This is a collection of Letters relating to the ongoing 4-1-9 Scam. You'll probably get them in your email if you don't have proper SPAM or phisher protection. People writing these are really stupid and most reside in Lagos, Nigeria. Never trust anyone from Nigeria when it comes to doing business online.

Thursday, February 02, 2006

 

Congratulations.......................you have won 750,000,00 USD

From:Mrs.Teresa Allan.
UK National Lottery
Headquarters: 1a, Bexon Court Carlton
Nottingham shire Nottingham NG4 1SQ Essex
United Kingdom
Customer Service: 580 NCA 85914
Tel:+44-7040120442
Tel:+44-8717338454
Fax:+44-8717338453
Ref: EAASL/941OYI/04
Batch: 12/25/DC34

CONGRATULATIONS WINNING NOTIFICATION

Dear Sir/Madam:

We happily announce to you the draw of the UK National
Lottery International programs held on the 30th january 2005
in Essex United Kingdom. Your e-mail
address attached to ticket number: B9564 75604545 188
with!Serial number 97560 drew the winning:
02/10/11/18/19/46,which subsequently won you the
lottery in the 2nd category.

You have therefore been approved to claim a total sum
of USD750,000.00 (Seven Hundred and Fifty Thousand
United States Dollars) in cash credited to file
KPC/9080118308/02.This is from
a total cash prize of USD11,250,000,00 (Eleven Million
Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand dollars),shared amongst
the first Five (5) lucky winners in this category
world-wide.Please note that your lucky winning number
falls within our Afro-booklet representative office in
Africa as indicated in your play coupon. In
view of this, your USD750,000.00(Seven Hundred and
Fifty Thousand United States Dollars)would be released
to you by Fidelity Bank Plc.

Our African agent will immediately commence the
process to facilitate the release of your funds as
soon as you contact him.

All participants were selected randomly from World
Wide Web site through computer draws system and
extracted from over 10,000,00 companies. This
promotion takes place annually. For security
reasons,you are advised to keep your winning
information confidential till your claims is processed
and your money remitted into your nominated bank
account which you will
provide . This is part of our precautionary measure to
avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this
program by some unscrupulous elements.

Please be warned. To file for your claim, please
contact our corresponding agent in Africa immediately
you read this message for quick and urgent release of
your fund,contact information is as follow: -

Mr.Mark Taiwo
E-mail:marktaiwo1@excite.com
Tel:+234-803-3528864

Please be informed that to avoid unnecessary delays
and complications, please quote your reference/batch
numbers in any correspondences with our designated
agents or us.

Congratulations once more from all members and staffs
of this program that has successfully won this
competition.

Thank you for being part of our promotional lottery
program.

Sincerely,
Mrs.Teresa Allan
United Kingdom Zonal Co-coordinator.

Mr. Alexandra Morgan
United Kingdom zonal Secretary General.

Comments:
Do you mean it's NOT true????

Bugger!

PS Try the following for some light entertainment:
http://sweetchillisauce.com/nigeria.html
 
If I got a dollar for every one of these type of things I got in my email....I'd be rich. Although it is sad how many planes crash in Nigeria each year with wealthy business people who do not have their affairs in order.....LOL
 
The following is the only possible answer to one of these scams:

Dear Mr. Lucky

I believe that I will decline your kind offer.






--- On Thu 02/02, Lucas Lucky < lucasluckyza15@hotmail.com > wrote:
From: Lucas Lucky [mailto: lucasluckyza15@hotmail.com]
To: lucasluckyza15@hotmail.com
Date: Thu, 02 Feb 2006 10:58:03 +0200
Subject: URGENT BUSINESS ASSISTANCE

FROM: MR. LUCAS LUCKYJOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA.TEL: + 27-83-9977991.ATTN: PRESIDENT/MANAGING DIRECTOR. PROPOSAL FOR URGENT BUSINESS ASSISTANCE.My name is, MR.LUCAS LUCKY the elder son of Mr. DAVID LUCKY of Zimbabwe. This might be a surprise to you about where I got your contact address. I got your address from the South African Chamber of Commerce in Johannesburg, South Africa.During the current war against the farmers in Zimbabwe from the supports of our President Robert Mugabe to claim all the white-owned farms to his party members and his followers, he ordered all white farmers to surrender all farms to his party members and his followers.My father is One of the best farmers in our country and because he did not support Mugabes ideas, Mugabes supports invaded my fathers farm and burnt everything in the farm, killing my father and made away with a lot of items in my fathers farm.Before his death, my father had deposited with a Security Company in Johannesburg,
South Africa the sum of US$10 MILLION (TEN MILLION UNITED STATES DOLLARS). After the death of my father, we decided to move to the Republic of South Africa where he had deposited the money in the Security Company as valuables.So I decided to contact overseas firm and companies that will assist me to move this money out of South Africa because as asylum seekers we are not allowed to operate any Bank Account within South Africa. We have agreed to offer you 25% of the total sum for your assistance, 5% will be mapped out for any expenses that may be incurred in the course of this transaction while 70% will be for me and my family to invest in your country.All I want you to do is to furnish me with your entire personal phone and fax numbers for easy communication. You can contact me on the above Telephone numbers. Note th
 
hey...I got a lot of this junk in my mail..it is amazing how many North-americans actually fall into these traps..

and some have been badly hurt..
 
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