419 Scam – "K.B.F Sweepstakes Lottery"
"K.B.F Sweepstakes Lottery" has been using two domains hosted by MSN for advance fee fraud. See a typical spam email below. The domains were registered in July. We noticed them in November, but came across spam emails on the web that were posted in September.
Email addresses that have been used:The K.B.F Sweepstakes Lottery In Affiliation with the GREEK NATIONAL LOTTERY Kifisou 62 Av. GR-121 32 Peristeri, Athens. Greece. FROM: THE DESK OF THE PROMOTIONS MANAGER, INTERNATIONAL PROMOTIONS/PRIZE AWARD DEPARTMENT, REF: TCSL/2551256003/77 BATCH: 14/0017/SPM/IPD RE / AWARD NOTIFICATION; FINAL NOTICE Date: 30-10-04 WINNING NOTICE We happily announce to you the draws of the K.B.F Organization Lottery draw and International programs held on the 15th of September 2004 here in Athens, Greece in which you and Nineteen (19) others were selected as winners under draws 5+B.Your email address attached to ticket number 681-6662-5532-711, with serial number 00983-42 drew the lucky numbers 78-29-11-73-01-56, and consequently won the lottery in the 5TH category. This promotion takes place every Olympic year. CONGRATULATIONS! Please be informed that all participants in this Lottery Program have been selected randomly through a computer Ballot System drawn from over 200,000 Companies and 30,000,000 individual email address from all search engines and web sites. This Lottery is organized by the host country Greece in collaboration with International Olympic Committee (IOC). Funds for the draws were contributed by the major sponsors of the games, such as Nike, Addidas, Coca Cola, Pepsi, Vodafone, Microsoft, Rolex, Greek Telecom, IBM Computers, etc. Your funds are now deposited with a Finance and Security House and insured. Due to the mix up of some numbers and names, we ask that you keep this award strictly from public notice until your claim has been processed and your money remitted to your account. This is part of our security protocol to avoid double claiming or unscrupulous acts by participants of this program. To begin your claim, please contact the clearing house (through your claims agent) the body assigned with the verification of any emergent winner. Therefore all protocols laid down by them must be followed to facilitate your claims: CONTACT: MR. ALEX MORGAN, FOREIGN SERVICE MANAGER, Hunt Finance and Securities Ltd, London, U. K. TEL NO.: +44-704-010-4714 FAX NO.: +44-870-137-7176 EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org Also find all other relevant winning lottery Information below: Ref No: TCSL/2551256003/90 Batch No: 14/0024/IPD Zonal Draw No: GSLB4-103 Grand Draw No: 13592 You have therefore been approved for a lump sum pay out of US$85,000.00 (Eighty Five Thousand Dollars only) in cash credited to file REF NO: TCSL/2551256003/90. This is from total prize money of US$850,000.00 shared among the ten international winners in this category. For due processing and remittance of your prize money, remember that you must contact your claim agent not later than 15TH December, 2004. After this date, all funds will be returned as unclaimed. NOTE: In order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications, please remember Quote your reference and batch numbers in every one of your correspondences with your agent. Furthermore, should there be any change of your address, do inform your claims agent as soon as possible. Congratulations again from all our staff and thank you for being part of our Promotions program. Sincerely, Ms. Sabina Price The Promotions Manager N.B. Any breach of confidentiality on the part of the winners will result to Disqualification. Please do not reply to this mail. Contact your claim agent. Also you are automatically disqualified if you are below 18 years of age.
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