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Lottery Scam Email:
Global Liberty Lottery (Lotto-CA) International Promotional Program (GLLIPPCA)
"Mrs. Stephaline Wright", "Global Winning Control Office Canada - GWCOLCA"

Have you received an email from "Mrs. Stephaline Wright" at "Global Liberty Lottery (Lotto-CA) International Promotional Program (GLLIPPCA)" telling you that "your email address won in the second category" or something similar, and to contact "(Rev). Fountain Ken.S"  at "Global Winning Control Office Canada - GWCOLCA" to collect your winnings? It is a scam.  Lotteries don't give money away to people who don't buy tickets - not even as a "promotion".  That's just dumb; it would not motivate anyone to BUY a ticket! And No legitimate, legal lottery notifies winners via email (see footnote) The scammers may change the names and details, but it is still a scam!

Below is another example of a fake lottery; this email claims to be from the "Global Liberty Lottery (Lotto-CA) International Promotional Program (GLLIPPCA)".  

Although the most important clue is that no legitimate lottery will ever email a winner, there are many other signs that this is a fraud. We have highlighted some of these in the email below, not the least of which are:

  • Email address ballot: There is no such thing as a "computer ballot system" or "computer email draw". No one, not even Microsoft has a database of email addresses of the type or magnitude they suggest.

  • Terrible spelling, punctuation, syntax and grammar - Scammers apparently don't know how to use spell checkers.  We assume they dropped out of school before that class. They use almost excessive and random CapItaLiZAtion. They often can't even spell "February" or know that "22th" ought to be "22nd". These scammers usually write at the 3rd grade level. Being non-native English speakers, they also often get first names and surnames (last names reversed), so you will frequently see names like "Mr. SMITH JAMES.", instead of "Mr. James Smith", along with the peculiar usage of periods (full stops) and spaces or the lack thereof. Real lotteries also proofread their emails and look and read more professional.

  • Using free email account: The scammer is writing to you from a FREE email account (Yahoo, Hotmail, Excite, AIM, Gmail, etc.).  Don't you think a real organization would use its own email, its own domain and website?

  • Keep Confidential - Real lotteries THRIVE on publicity - they don't want you to keep anything secret - the publicity causes people to buy more tickets. there is NO risk of "double claiming" because they can validate where the ticket numbers were sold. The scammer want you to keep quiet because they don't want the police or ConsumerFraudreporting to hear about them! It should read: "For our own security, you are advised to keep your winning information confidential until we have finished scamming you!"

  • Email notification: NO REAL LOTTERY SENDS AN EMAIL TO NOTIFY WINNERS.  Period.  Full-stop. End of story. There mere fact ALONE that you received an email saying you won a lottery is proof that it is a scam.

Here is a typical scam lottery winning notification. 


Actual scam email (One example - the scammers constantly change names, dates and addresses!):

From: CANADA EMAIL WINNER [winners@lwnclca.com]
The Head,Lottery Winning Notification
110 Eglinton Ave. East, Suite 703 Toronto, Ontario,Canada M4P 2Y1
24/03/ 2007.

Dear sir/Madam,

Congratulations, it is our pleasure to inform you that you have won on email the annual Global Liberty Lottery (Lotto-CA) International Promotional Program (GLLIPPCA) held in Toronto Canada on 7th December, 2006. A global email random access selection shot via internet, generated your email address as related to the following :

1.27522465896-532

2.serial number 652-662

3.batch number AT-040-SB06-05

4.lottery ref. number OSL/653/029/05

All drew lucky numbers 7-14-18-23-31-45 which won on the 3rd category sum USA $ 723,000.00 (Seven hundred and twenty three thousand USA dollars).

Your Ticket, Seria, Batch, Lottery Ref Number ,will be confidentially included in your payment approval - take note.

This promotional program takes place annually, promoted and sponsored by eminent personalities - the Sultan of Brunei, Multi Choice, Microsoft Inc, Echina Site and other corporate organizations. This is to encourage the use of the Internet and computer s worldwide .

For security purpose and clarity, we advise that you keep your winning informations confidential until your claims have been processed.This is part of GLLIPPCA security system to avoid double claims and unwarranted abuse of this program by scam impostors.

Please Note: in order to avoid complications, remember to quote your lucky numbers and batch numbers in all correspondence.

Furthermore, should there be any change of addresses do inform our agent as soon as possible.

Apply for your prize as soon as possible so your payment will be processed within the time of claim. You are required to contact the Global Winning Control Office Canada - GWCOLCA - via the contact below for your prize payment procedures with your personal informations as listed below:

1. Your full names and address/ country of residence.
2. A copy of your ID card or passport page - (Optional)
3. Your telephone and fax numbers.
4. Your age / occupation.

Below is GWCOLCA contact:

1. Your full names and address/ country of residence.
2. A copy of your ID card or passport page - (Optional)
3. Your telephone and fax numbers.
4. Your age / occupation.

Below is GWCOLCA contact:

Global Winning Control Office - GWCOLCA. 110 Eglinton Ave. East, Suite 703 Toronto, Ontario,Canada M4P 2Y1. Email: gwcol@winning.com

Alternative Email: infos-gwcol@myway.com

Contact Person: (Rev). Fountain Ken.S

Congratulations once more.

Good luck.

Yours Faithfully,
Mrs. Stephaline Wright - For LWNCLCA


And here is another variation of it that appeared 8 months later.  It seems they just change the email addresses when they get caught:

 

From: DEAR WINNER < lwnca@winning.com >
Sent: Saturday, December 15, 2007 9:35:37 AM
Subject: DEAR WINNER ALL YOU SEE/READ ON THE INTERNET ARE NOT FAKE.

The Head,Lottery Winning Notification
110 Eglinton Ave. East, Suite 703 Toronto, Ontario,Canada M4P 2Y1
 

14/12/2007. 

Dear sir/Madam, 

Congratulations, it is our pleasure to inform you that you have won on email the annual Global Liberty Lottery (Lotto-CA) International Promotional Program (GLLIPPCA) held in Toronto Canada on 7th May, 2007. A global email random access selection shot via internet, generated your email address as related to the following : 

1.27522465896-532

2.serial number 652-662

3.batch number AT-040-SB06-05

4.lottery ref. number OSL/653/029/05

All drew lucky numbers 7-14-18-23-31-45 which won on the 3rd category sum USA $ 723,000.00 (Seven hundred and twenty three thousand USA dollars).

Your Ticket, Seria, Batch, Lottery Ref Number ,will be confidentially included in your payment approval - take note. This promotional program takes place annually, promoted and sponsored by eminent personalities - the Sultan of Brunei, Multi Choice, Microsoft Inc, Echina Site and other corporate organizations. This is to encourage the use of the Internet and computer s worldwide .

For security purpose and clarity, we advise that you keep your winning informations confidential until your claims have been processed.This is part of GLLIPPCA security system to avoid double claims and unwarranted abuse of this program by scam impostors.

Please Note: in order to avoid complications, remember to quote your lucky numbers and batch numbers in all correspondence. 

Furthermore, should there be any change of addresses do inform our agent as soon as possible.Apply for your prize as soon as possible so your payment will be processed within the time of claim.

You are required to contact the Global Winning Control Office Canada - GWCOLCA - via the contact below for your prize payment procedures with your personal informations as listed below:

1. Your full names and address/ country of residence.

2. A copy of your ID card or passport page - (Optional)

3. Your telephone and fax numbers.

4. Your age / occupation.

Below is GWCOLCA contact:

1. Your full names and address/ country of residence.

2. A copy of your ID card or passport page - (Optional)

3. Your telephone and fax numbers.

4. Your age / occupation.

Below is GWCOLCA contact:

Global Winning Control Office - GWCOLCA.

110 Eglinton Ave. East, Suite 703 Toronto, Ontario,Canada M4P 2Y1.

Email: adm_gwcolca@138mail.com

Alternative Email: lwnca@winning.com

Contact Person: (Rev). Fountain Ken.S

Congratulations once more.

Good luck. 

Yours Faithfully,

Mrs. Stephaline Wright - For LWNCA.


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