Different names, same (false!) message and ridiculous claims. Here are some new scams to watch out for: The Belgische Lottery Email, the Spanish Email Loteria, and the Aston Martin Lottery. These guys never give up! If you can spot the "scammy elements" feel free point them out in the Comments section.
The Belgische Lottery Email
From: belgische.be To: Undisclosed recipients:
Subject: Confirmation Email Ref Nr: CFEL/02443/208
Confirmation Email Ref Nr: CFEL/02443/208
You have won 1, 000, 000, 00.Euros in The Belgische Lottery Email
Sweepstake Program Corporation held on the 25th of July 2008. In
Belgium. We write to officially notify you of this award and to advise
you to Contact the processing office immediately for the claim.
Contact: Mr. Van Jan plafijn .of Belgische Lottery Agency.
TEL: 0032-486-062_312 or 01132-486-062_312
Email Ref Nr: CFEL/02443/208
Serial No 16-4-38-37-20,
Ticket No 28-20-15-19-22
Note: all winning must be claim not later than 15th of August 2008.
Mrs, Sarah De Becker
The Spanish Email Loteria
From: promsia To:
This is to inform you that your Email Address has won aprize Sum of 510,000.00 Euros only in an Email Loteria held in-spain.
PROMOTION DATE:24TH JULY 2008 . REFERENCE 3/VFVJFH. TICKET NUMBER:3763643/747474. SERIAL NUMBER: 83/74747487
Do contact the Details below for your claim
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
All winnings must be claimed not later than 10 days.kindly forward your Full name,address,Tel,Fax,Occupation,Age,Sex to your agent.Kindly indicate the mode of transfer you want.
Mrs.Marida-Alino Co ordinator.Congratulation
Aston Martin Lottery
From: Aston Martin Motors To:
Subject: Lottery Draw Winner
ASTON MARTIN LOTTERY COMMISSION.
Automobile Company Award Promotion
Dear: Lucky Winner,
We are pleased to inform you and congratulate you as you have been
selected as one of our Five (5) Star Prize Winners in this year 2008
ASTON MARTIN Online Promotion Award Programme held this July 2008. You have been
approved to claim a sum £550,000.00 and a Brand new ASTON MARTIN Car.
For verification and approval of your winning prize, you are to
Contact Financial Claims Manager : Mr. Kendra Humble.
Engr. (Mrs) Adam Scott