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AG & AASA Ancillary Services!

Scam Email received July 5, 2018 from
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AG & AASA Ancillary Services!

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AG & AASA Ancillary Services!

AG & AASA Ancillary Services! –

FROM: ANGLO AMERICAN LOTTERY COMPANY. WINNING BATCH NUMBER: 279 18 42 400 17REFERENCE NUMBER: 099 010 19 30 00CUSTOMER TICKET NUMBER: B144 9721854 111BONUS NUMBER: 27 Attn: We happily announce to you today being the 04th of  June 2018 that your e-mail ID was selected through the computer ballot system, as one of the lucky winner of Anglo America Gold Industrial lottery South Africa. You’re advice on receipt of this notification to contact your claims agent for your payment process and include your personal details information for a smooth / successful release of your payment (US$750,000.00) won by your registered e-mail on your frequent google search on our website.  To file for your claims, please contact our corresponding processing branch manager AG & AASA  Anglo America Gold Industrial lottery South Africa Manager; MR. Jim Paul Rutherford(CLAIMS / PROCESSING MANAGER)TEL: +27 846 7831 68FAX: + 865 980 572CONTACT EMAIL:   (PLEASE COMPLETE YOUR DETAILS FOR THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PAYMENT) Full Name.. Address……………….. ..Nationality. Sex .Age .Phone/Fax ..Occupation.. .Ticket Number ..Reference No. ..Winning Number . Amount won by your e-mail ID: US$750, 000. 00 (Seven Hundred and Fifty Thousand Dollars) Should you receive similar e-mails from people portraying to be other Organizations or members Inc. This is solely to collect your personal information from you and lay claim over your winning price money, we advice that you kindly ignore such e-mail and never correspond with them for whatsoever reason. Simply call on the above number as stated for more Inquiries.   Yours Sincerely, MRS. DLAMINI EUNICE NGOMA(Zonal Co-coordinator AG AASA)  South Africa Branch.

The above email is a scam. If you still think is legitimate, but you’re still concerned, then follow these steps:

Ten Minutes 10 minutes.

How to check if you received a scam email

  1. Google the details.

    Do a Google search for the persons name/company name that the email has come from.

  2. Confirm the details.

    Visit their website and look for a phone number or email address. Search for the website yourself. Do not assume the details in the email are valid.

  3. Confirm using the information you have found

    Using the details you have researched, call or email the business and ask them to verify the information within the email.

  4. Check if the email has been sent to multiple people

    Google snippets of the email text to see if the same format has been used in the past. eg “Army officer from Syria but now living with the United Nations on asylum”

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