2 years later and the scammers are still sending out the German
"Sachsen Lotto-GmbH" lottery scam act.
Oddly, they stick to using the name "Mr.Gray Armstrong",
but they have learned how to use a spell checker. Below is another actual scam email. Note some of the obvious clues that is is a scam,
highlighted below, that it is a
Date: Sun, 20 Jan 2008 19:24:08 -0400 (EDT)
Management and Central Services:
Sachsen-Strasse 52,DE-13370 Postdam
Batch: SL/06- GmbH/3434
I am Mr. Gray Armstrong, the
fiduciary agent assigned to your case to help
you in the claims process of your funds. I wish to
congratulate you and to say you are a lucky person
to have won this lottery. All
the winners in the Lottery were selected by an
advanced automated random computer ballot search
from the internet as part of our international
promotions program which we conduct every year.
You are required to fill the
attached Lotto Payment Verification Form to
facilitate the processing of your claims which will
lead to the payment of your prize to you as
required. You are also to send a copy of your
International Passport or Drivers License along with
the filled form. If you do not have any of these,
you can send your National Identity Card or any
other form of Identification.
You are to choose only One
(1) from the Two (2) given options on how to claim
your prize. For any option you choose, you are to
fill in the necessary information .
1. Transfer of your funds to
your local bank account by Telegraphic Bank transfer
and your funds will be in your account within 48
2. You employ the services
of our affiliate courier/diplomatic service to
deliver your prize Funds to you in form of
Consignment to your physical mailing address.
You will be totally
responsible for the Telegraphic Bank Transfer
Charges OR Courier Charges. When we receive your
Filled Form, we will send you more information about
any option you choose.
Note that your funds have
been insured and no deductions of any kind can be
made on your funds.
Lotto Payment Verification
This Form is to be filled by
the sole beneficiary of the prize Funds and return
by fax or e-mail for verification and final
processing before courier or optional transfer
process can be initiated.
First Name (Mr/Mrs/Miss):
Next of Kins Name and
*PART B (Prize Payment
Note that you are required
to choose only One from the Two given options on how
to claim your prize Funds and fill in the necessary
1. Telegraphic/Swift Bank
*Post office or private mail
hereby declare that I have
not received any payment of the stated prize Funds
nor has any of my family members filed claim on my
behalf. I hereby authorize Sachsen Lotto-GmbH to act
as my agent in facilitating and remittance of my
prize Funds to me.
Once again I say
congratulations and hope to hear from you soon.
Mr. Gray Armstrong
Information and Payment