PEAK LOTTO INTERNATIONAL SCAM
The PEAK LOTTO 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 "PEAK LOTTO INTERNATIONAL" and no prize money.
Example of PEAK LOTTO INTERNATIONAL Scam Email:
PEAK LOTTO INTERNATIONAL,
We are pleased to inform you of the result of the of the PEAK LOTTO INTERNATIONAL, programs held on the 26th of May 2005. Your e-mail address attached to Ticket number 84756474733-844 with Game Number 74946 drew Lucky Numbers 75,54,-04,97,86,53 which consequently won.You have therefore been approved for a lump sum pay out of (USD$350,000
.00) Three Hundred and Fifty Thousand Dollars Only) CONGRATULATIONS!!
All participants were selected through a computer ballot system drawn from over 100.000.00 company and 1.000.000.00 individual email addresses and names from Middel East, Asia, Africa, Canada, Europe,North and south America, Oceania and around the world. To file for your claim, please contact our fiduciary agent;
NAME:MR ROBERT NICOLAS,
Due to mix up of some numbers and names,we ask that you keep your Winning information confidential until your claims have been processed. This is part of our security protocol to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program by some participant.
Please,note that you will be required to pay for the cost of Issuance of your Winning Certificate,Foreign Participant clearance and Legal Clearance Certificate.Be notify also that all winnings must be claimed not later than 15th June 2005. After this date all unclaimed winnings will be null and void.
In order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications remember to quote your reference number and batch numbers in all correspondence.
Furthermore,should there be any change of address do inform our agents as soon as possible.
Congratulations once more and thank you for being part of our promotional program.
Note:Anybody under the age of 18 is automatically disqualified.
Mrs Felicia Hogved,