August 18th, 2011
My “filtered” INBOX has been spam free for several days until today. Got hit with three Scam & Spam messages this morning. Here is 2 of 3:
From: Remittance Award Donation (firstname.lastname@example.org), (email@example.com)
Sent: Thursday, August 18, 2011 7:45 AM
Subject: Your Winning Info: Ticket No.:ATM-2011-lotto
Free internet lotteries!
Online Lottery Jackpot!
Your Winning Info:
Batch No: 014/2011
Office mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
We happily announce to you that Your e-mail address have been Chosen by The FREE INTERNET LOTTERY DONATION on the Aus 18 2011, And is also organized and sponsored by the Senate House Of Assembly to encourage the use of Internet and computers.
We are proud to say that you have therefore been approved to claim The ATM Card Donation of ONE MILLION Dollars in cash. All Prizes must be claimed within 4 weeks of draw results.The lottery 2011 is also proudly sponsored by the Microsoft Corporation, Coca Cola, MTN,Toyota and Toshiba.
July 29th, 2011
I got this Lottery Scam and Spam today in three languages. Just delete it and move on.
From: “Williams, Clark” (email@example.com>
Sent: Friday, July 29, 2011 6:15 PM
Subject: Congratulations !!!
Congratulations! You are one of our Lucky winners in the ongoing Free Online Promotions of JackPotJoy.com
Random emails were drawn from our database servers and you emerged one of the winners in the lucky draw.
Your Email account has just won you the sum of £450,000.00 GBP, in this year’s Free Online JackPotJoy.com
Promotions recently held in the United Kingdom.
HOW TO CLAIM YOUR PRIZE:
Simply send the following details (Full Name, Address, Sex, Age, Marital Status, Occupation, Phone Number,
Fax Number, State, Country, Amount Won, Annual Income) to the JackpotJoy Claims Agent assigned to you (below).
Detailed payment information will be given to you.
Contact Person: Mrs Caroline Saunders
Contact E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Once again, congratulations on your good fortune. The entire members of the JackpotJoy Lottery Team Inc.
wish you the best of luck as you utilize your good fortune wisely.
JackpotJoy Lottery Team.
April 21st, 2011
According the Better Business Bureau, here are the top 10 scams of 2010. As you can see, most of these scams take advantage of struggling unemployed people and their families. With continued slow economic growth, we can expect many of the same scams to show up on the top 10 list for 2011.
Job Hunter Scams – Scams targeting job hunters vary and include attempts to gain access to personal information such as bank account or social security numbers and requirements to pay a fee in order to even be considered for the job.
Debt Relief and Settlement Services – BBB warned consumers in 2010 to seriously consider third-party assistance for getting out of debt.
March 24th, 2011
SWISS LOTTO Cyprus
Engomi, 1515 Nicosia,
Dear Winner ,
This is to inform you that you emerged a winner of the sum of 750.000.00 Euros with the following
numbers attached Ref Number: PW 9590 ES 9414,Batch Number: 573881545-NL/2011 and Ticket
Number: PP3502 /8707-01 on our online draws which was played on the year 2011.For further
Information about your Winnings,contact your Lottery Claims Officer with the following contact Address