EUROMILLONES SPANISH LOTTERY SCAM
The EUROMILLONES SPANISH 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 "EUROMILLONES SPANISH LOTTERY" and no prize money.
Example of EUROMILLONES SPANISH LOTTERY Scam Email:
CALLE PIVON Y SANCHEZ NO 8 2B
28014, MADRID, SPAIN
FROM:THE DESK OF THE VICE PRESIDENT.
INTERNATIONAL PROMOTIONS/PRIZE AWARD DEPT
We are pleased to inform you of the release of the results
of the EUROMILLONES SPANISH LOTTERY/INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM held
on the 12th of Febuary,2005,organised by our Lottery department
to promote and encourage international participation in our
begin of year high stake lottery.
Your name attached to ticket number 4533-254 with serial number
46637253 drew the lucky numbers 32-36-45-58-24 -46-29 which
consequently won in the 3rd category.
You have therefore been approved for a lump payout of
€215,810.00c(TWO HUNDRED AND FIFTEEN THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED AND
TEN EUROS)in cash credited to file REF NO:ESC/11504479/32.
Your fund is now deposited with a security company insured in
your name alone, due to mixed up of some numbers and names,we
ask you to keep your prize tracking number very confidential
until your claim has been processed and your won fund remitted
to your nominated bank account,as this is part of our security
protocol to avoid double claiming.
All participants were selected through a computer ballots system
drawn from 30,000 names from Europe,North America,Asia,Australia
Caribean, Africa And New Zealand as part of our international
program which we conduct once every year.We hope that with a
part of your prize, you will take part in our up coming end of
year high stake €1.8 billion International lottery.
To begin your claim, please contact your claim agent,DON,
ALBERTO GOMEZ Foreign Operation Manager, OVERSEA CREDIT COMPANY,
S.A. on TEL:(0034.627-062-388). and FAX 0034-627.062.388, for
processing and remittance of your prize money to a designated
bank account of your choice.
Note: A payment of tax clearance fee is required from every
beneficary who is not an european citizen.
Remember, all prize money must be claimed not later than 18th
March, 2005. After this date all funds will be returned to the
MINISTERIO DE ECONOMIA Y HACIENDA as unclaimed. Also,for your
information ,10% of your prize money belongs to your claim agent
as a part of their commission.This commission will be paid to
OVERSEA CREDIT COMPANY ,S.A only after you have received your
fund in your designated account.
NOTE:In order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications,
please remember to quote your reference and prize tracking
numbers in every of your correspondence with your agent.