You have won a new luxury car! Or maybe you haven’t. Lottery scams usually announce that you’ve won a cash prize, but this message promises a luxury car as well as a cash prize. What could be better!
If you take the bait and reply, you’ll discover that you have to pay “taxes” and “customs fees” before the prize can be released, and if you’re foolish enough to pay up, the scammer will disappear with your money, never to be heard from again.
Subj: Congratulations once more
Date: Friday, September 25, 2009 8:04 AM
From: “john richard” (email@example.com)
THE INTERNATIONAL AWARENESS
PROMOTION DEPARTMENT OF
THE BMW AUTOMOBILE COMPANY.
22 Garden Close, Stamford, Lincs, PE9 2YP, London
Reference Number: BMW:2551256003/23
!!!CONGRATULATION YOU ARE A WINNER!!!.
The Board of Directors, members of staff and the International Awareness Promotion Department of the BMW Automobile Company, wishes to congratulate you on your success as the STAR PRIZE WINNER in this years’ BMW Automobile International Awareness Promotion (IAP) held on 0n 25th of August 2009, in London, England.
This makes you the proud owner of a brand new BMW 5 Series, M Sport Saloon car and a cash prize of £450,000.00 GBP (Four Hundred and Fifty Thousand Great British pounds).
DESCRIPTION OF PRIZE VEHICLE.
YEAR: 2008, MODEL: 550i M Sport Saloon
The selection process was carried out through random selection in our Computerized Email Selection System (C.E.S.S.) from a database of over a million email addresses from the world wide web. Each email address was attached to a ticket number and your email address with ticket number: 5647600545188 and serial number: BMWP/556543450906 was randomly selected as the star prize winner amongst other consolation prize winners.
For you to collect your prizes, kindly fill the verification form below and send it to the Claims Manager, Mr. Ken Nielsen, of our claims department through email, stating your receipt of this notification. He has been mandated to offer you assistance and facilitate the urgent delivery of your prizes.
Mr. Ken Nielsen
1.) FULL NAME:
5.) ZIP/POSTAL CODE:
11.) EMAIL ADDRESS:
12.) TICKET NUMBER:
13.) SERIAL NUMBER:
Congratulations once more, and keep trusting BMW Automobile for top quality automobiles.
THE BMW INTERNATIONAL AWARENESS PROMOTION.
COPYRIGHT©2009. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
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