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Sample Lottery Scam Email: AccuLotto.com International
"CONTACT MR LOUIS GREY TO BEGING YOUR CLAIMS"

The AccuLotto.com International email is a scam built upon another scam.  First, the website www.AccuLotto.com does not conduct any lotteries; which immediately proves that the email is a scam.  Secondly, AccuLotto.com itself is a scam, purporting to sell "an exclusive 3-point triangulation system to generate YOUR lucky lottery numbers." They claim to "track actual winning lottery numbers for local, state, and international lotteries" , then "We utilize the science of numerology and extract numbers specifically linked to your individual being." and finally, "We align the information gathered in steps one and two along with the current status of the astrological alignment of the sun, moon, and stars. We believe Astrology plays an integral roll in the ability of some people to consistently win at the lottery."

Getting back to the scam email, which most certainly originates with scammers who are not part of Acculotto.com , but probably in Nigeria. We've included the original scam email, followed by two follow-up emails that the scammer sent. They're obviously looking to steal your identity and open credit cards in your name.

In addition to the usual clues, notice the terrible writing, misspellings, and worse. The sentences don't even make sense.  Hardly what a professional (i.e., real) lottery would do. Note the other clues to an obvious fraud that we have highlighted in the letter; keep confidential, selected by a random computer lottery of email addresses, use of free hotmail/yahoo email accounts, etc.


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FROM:ACCULOTTO.COM INTERNATIONAL
OFFICIAL SPONSOR:MERCEDES BENZ COPERATION(UK)
C/ CRYDON 28089,LONDON.
FROM: THE PROMOTIONS DIRECTOR
INTERNATIONAL PROMOTIONS DEPT.

Dear Lottery Winner!!!

LOTTERY AWARD FINAL NOTIFICATION:

Europe/ America private international e-games organizers and co-sponsors,ACCULOTTO Group International, officially brings to your  notice of the final draw result of the ACCULOTTO Wheel E-game which was  conducted at our international corporate office complex here in UK.

Most recently this foundation set up the NEW LOTTERY SCHEME We use an incredible 3-Point Triangulation System that generates the most accurate, personalized lucky numbers using AccuLotto system.By doing  this the foundation seek to courage the use of Internet for academic and  business pursuits. It major aim is to promote music, theater, art, literature, projects in the social and political arena with a focus on health, as well as science, research, and higher  education.

  You have emerged the 2006 ACCULOTTO.COM promotions award winner of our yearly car give away promotions.Your email which drew the winning number,was selected via our E-games Random Selection System (ERSS) We hereby wish to inform you that your free Mercedes car attached with   1.700.000 POUNDS incash are pending your collection.

  You have been approved for a payment of 1.700.000 POUNDS (ONE MILLION SEVEN HUNDRED THOUSAND POUNDS.)AND A BRAND NEW 2005 HAUSKAA VAPPUA  MERCEDES BENZ CAR in cash credited to file reference number: IPL/4249859609/WP1 which is deposited with a Finance & Security Company in your favor as beneficiary and covered with HIGH INSURANCE POLICY.

  Congratulations!!!!!

  All participants were selected through an exclusive 3-point triangulation system to generate YOUR lucky lottery numbers. Your email address attached to ticket number EL-23133 with batch numberEL-35,serial number EL-123542 and reference number EL-9318 drew winning number  14-6-7-9-07,consequently.

  We ask that you keep this award personal, till your claims has been processed and your funds remitted to you. This is part of our security measures to avoid double claiming or unwarranted taking advantage of the situation by other participants or impersonators.

  To begin your claim, you are to contact our accredited claims agent with your following informations:

  1.Full Names..................
  2.Residential Address............
  3.Phone Number............
  4.Fax Number...............
  5.Occupation................
  6.Sex........... ..............
  7.Age...........................
  8.Nationality..... ...........

  ================================================
  MR.LOUIS GREY.(Foreign Transfer Manager)
  TRUST MANAGEMENT AND FINANCE BV.
  ACCULOTTO.COM CLAIMING SECURITY AGENCY.
  C/ CRYDON 28089,UK
  Tel:+447011127413
  Email: accu_lotterya@yahoo.co.uk  
  ===============================================
  They are your agent, and responsible for the processing and transfer of your winnings to you. YOUR SECURITY FILE NUMBER IS

ISW-91237-H067/B4(keep personal) Remember, Failure to claim your winning/ fund will be added to next Inte rnational lottery program.

  Furthermore, should there be any change in your address, do inform your claims agent as soon as possible. Once again Congratulations.

  Yours Sincerely,
  DR. MRS LAURA GREEN
  ACCULOTTO.COM/LOTTERY CO-ORDINATOR
  OFFICIAL SPONSOR:MERCEDES BENZ MOTOR COPERATION (UK)


FROM: ACCULOTTO.COM INTERNATIONAL
OFFICIAL SPONSOR:MERCEDES BENZ COPERATION(UK)
C/ CRYDON 28089,LONDON.
FROM: THE PROMOTIONS DIRECTOR
INTERNATIONAL PROMOTIONS DEPT.
 
                                                                        Derbyshire Shop Syndicate
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LOTTERY PAYMENT RELEASE ORDER FORM
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Name
Prefix (Mr., Mrs., Ms., Dr., etc.):  
First name:  
Middle name:  
Last name:  
Nickname:  
Maiden name:  
Suffix (Sr., Jr., II, III, etc.):  
Personal
Date of birth (yyyy-mm-dd):  
Gender: Male Female
Marital status:  
Spouse/significant other:  
Lotto Batch Number:  
Lotto Reference  Number:  
Preferences
Preferred address for correspondence: Home Work/business
Home address and phone
Address:
 
City:  
State/province:  
Zip/postal code:  
Country:  
Phone:  
Fax:  
Mobile/cellular:  
Internet at home
E-mail:  
Home page:  
Employment and business
Job title:  
Occupation:  
Company name:  
Work address:
 
City:  
State/Province:  
Zip/postal code:  
Country:  
Phone:  
Fax:  
Mobile/cellular:  
 
   
   
 
Note that all prize funds must be claimed not later than One month. After this date all funds will be returned to the LOTTERY TREASURY as unclaimed. In order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications, please endeavor to quote your Reference Number:IPL/4249859609/WP1 and Batch numbers:EL-35 in every correspondence with your agent. Furthermore, should there be any change in your address, do inform your claims agent as soon as possible.
 
You can reach us via this phone numbers for more enquiry:
 
PHONE NUMBERS:+447011127413
              
 
Congratulations once again from all members of our staff and thanks for being part of our promotions program.
 
Yours faithfully, 
Mr.LOUIS GREY.
ACCULOTTO.COM/LOTTERY CO-ORDINATOR
OFFICIAL SPONSOR:MERCEDES BENZ MOTOR COPERATION (UK)

  Riggs Bank International
 
 
                   Thank you winner, for contacting us.
  
     
       (£1,700,000.00)
 
 

 


 

 


Common signs that it is a scam:

  • The recipient "won" without buying a ticket (so where does the money come from?)

  • "For security reasons" you're not allowed to talk to anyone about it (especially the police or consumerfraudreporting.org!) - which ought to be odd since lotteries thrive on publicity!


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