CROWN GLOBAL LOTTERY INTERNATIONAL SCAM
The CROWN GLOBAL LOTTERY INTERNATIONAL
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 "CROWN GLOBAL LOTTERY INTERNATIONAL" and no prize money.
Example of CROWN GLOBAL LOTTERY INTERNATIONAL Scam Email:
CROWN GLOBAL LOTTERY INTERNATIONAL
FROM: THE DESK OF THE COORDINATOR,
INTERNATIONAL PROMOTIONS/PRIZE AWARD DEPARTMENT
RESULTS FOR CATEGORY "A" DRAWS
Congratulations to you as we bring to your notice, the results of the Category "A" draws of CROWN GLOBAL LOTTERY INT.
We are happy to inform you that you have emerged a winner under the First Category, which is part of our promotional draws. The draws were held prior to your notification. Participants were selected through a computer ballot system drawn from 4,000,000 names/email addresses of individuals and companies from America, Asia, Australia, Africa, Canada, Europe, Middle East, and New Zealand as part of our International Promotions Program.
You/Your Company, attached to ticket number 3322/6181-22,with serial number 92-71 drew the lucky numbers 19, 21, 25, 30,41,44 (22), and consequently won in the Category "A".
You have therefore been awarded a lump sum pay out of $1,000,000.00 (One Million United States Dollars) in cash, which is the winning payout for Category "A" winners.
This is from the total prize money of $5,000,000.00 shared among the five international winners in this category.
Your funds are now deposited with A BANK, a reputable BANK, insured in your name. In your best interest and also to avoid mix up of numbers and names of any kind, we request that you keep the entire details of your award strictly from public notice until the process of transferring your claims has been completed, and your funds remitted to your account. This is part of our security protocol to avoid double claiming or unscrupulous acts by participants/no participants of this program.
Please contact your claims agent immediately, to begin your claims process;
MR. Festus More
CROWN GLOBAL LOTTERY INT
For due processing and remittance of your prize money to a designated account of your choice.
Remember, you must contact your claims agent not later than two weeks after the receipt of this mail. After this date, all funds will be returned as unclaimed.
NOTE: For easy reference and identification find below your reference and Batch numbers. Note that you are to forward this email to the agents in your first correspondence with them, whether by email.
REFERENCE NUMBER: CGL/7668/94-55/11
BATCH NUMBER: 9541-HM
Congratulations once again from all our staff and thank you for being part of our promotions program.