CONTENT SOFTWARE INTERNATIONAL LOTTERY SCAM
The CONTENT SOFTWARE INTERNATIONAL LOTTERY
scam email shown below claims that the recipient has won money in an international lottery. The email is an attempt to initiate a dialogue with potential victims and subsequently trick them into sending money to the scammers responsible. There is no "CONTENT SOFTWARE INTERNATIONAL LOTTERY" and no prize money.
Example of CONTENT SOFTWARE INTERNATIONAL LOTTERY Scam Email:
INTERNATIONAL PROMOTION/PRIZE AWARD DEPT,
The CONTENT SOFTWARE INTERNATIONAL LOTTERY/PROMOTIONS netherland,is pleased to inform you that your company/individual name
attached to the ticket numbers 1001-58255563-2285
with serial number 8888/03 drew from the lucky numbers
02-22-00-66-99-85-52-12-36-50, which consequently
won the lottery in the FIRST category. You have
therefore been approved for a lump sum pay out of FOUR HUNDRED
THOUSAND EUROE (400,000.00 EUROE) in
cash credited to security file number
GWK/4578/789834/746YU.This is from a total cash
prize of 19 million EUROE share among ten individuals and Six
international companies lucky winners in this
Your funds is now deposited with our Payment/Finance
Department in the security company to your name ,Due
to the mixed up of some numbers and names, we ask
that you keep this winning a top secret from the public
notice until your claims has been processed and
remitted to your account as this is apart of the
security protocol, to avoid double claiming or
unwarranted taking advantage of this program by
All participants were selected through a computer
ballot system drawn from the 100,000 company/individual
email addresses from all over the world as part of
our international promotions program, which we conduct
every decade. We hope with a part of your winnings, you
will take part in our next end of year stake 20 million euro
TO begin your claims, please contact your claim agent in (Lottery payment centre),MR. David Bradley (Director of operations).
For processing and remittance of your cash to a designated account of
your choice. remember, all winnings must be claim not
later than 18th march 2005, After this date, All unclaimed funds will be returned to the promotion company.
NOTE: In order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications, please
remember to quote your security credited file
number and batch numbers and also with your telephone and fax numbers
respectively in every correspondence with your claim agent. Furthermore, should there be any change of your address, do inform your claim agent as soon as possible.
Congratulations once again from all members of our
staff and thank you for being part of our promotions
program and publication.
MR. KENNETH GRAM.