Hello everyone...welcome to yet another entry on the blog of email scams.
It appears recently that the scams have been light in the job offers of fraudelent companies and now moved to and exciting offers concerning enormous winnings in contests that are equally scamable.
Here's another offer I received by email today:
firstname.lastname@example.org show details Apr 2 (3 days ago) Reply
INORBIT FOUNDATIONS S.APASEO DE LAS ACACIAS,4228005 MADRID SPAINTEL: +34-63-403-30-38 FAX: +34-91-291-96-53
REF: 38573002434/TCWTicket: 94372844401-ES
Attn; Email Bearer,
It gives me great joy to acknowledge you as the recipient of The Inorbitfoundations Charity yearly draw,held on the 30th day of March, 2009.wherein your electronic email address emerged as one of the online winningemails in the 2nd category and therefore attracted a cash award ofUS$1,000,000.00 (One Million United States Dollars Only). in this end of the year annual promotion .Your e-mail ID attached to theabove stated Ticket No. (94372844401-ES) emerged in our random samplingcertified device,confirmed also by eminent representatives of theaccredited charity bodies.
Revenue for this programme is derived from the non-governmental agenciesand major multinational firms cutting across the european and asiancommunity.In compliance with the sponsoring bodies' concensus,you are to make aremittance of a part of your won fund,not lower than 10-percent to areputable charity organization within your locality or any part of theworld,after receiving your allocation/prize.
Please, liase with the designated fiducial agent, Carlos Blanco (Mr.) via email@example.com .Tel: +34-63-403-30-38 , Fax: +34-91-291-96-53for further instructions/enquiries.
Congratulations once more,
(Mrs.) Carla LopezInfo.Dir.11
NB:Kindly indicate your Ref/Ticket No in your reply.
Now isn't this entry interesting. It just doesn't read well so I know there's no chance in the world that I won anything except the persons who reply to this email sharing information.
Can anyone see this as anything but a scam?
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