Scam Email received 7/17/2022
QATAR FIFA WORLD CUP 2022
Congratulations!!! Your E-mail Address Has Won A Prize Of (US$1,500,000.00) IN QATAR FIFA WORLD CUP 2022 lottery.
Congratulations!!! Your E-mail Address Has Won A Prize Of (US$1,500,000.00) IN QATAR FIFA WORLD CUP 2022 lottery. – email@example.com
QATAR FIFA WORLD CUP 2022 FIFA headquarters Location:Zürich, Switzerland Address:FIFA-Strasse 20 Dear Lucky Winner/Email Owner, CONGRATULATIONS!!! This is to inform you that your email address emerged as a Winner of an amount of US$1,500,000.00 Dollars, (One Million Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars) in the QATAR FIFA WORLD CUP 2022 GAME PROMOTION Draw held in (Doha Qatar) through an open Computer ballot JAVA System. This award is sponsored by Qatar Government to mark the first time ever the World Soccer event will be hosted in Middle East soil. FIFA, Microsoft and the World Health Organization (WHO) in Collaboration with the Center for Disease Control (CDC) to help provide financial assistance to families across the globe while working hard with so many nations to combat this world Coronavirus pandemic and also to support AND Promote the coming QATAR FIFA WORLD CUP 2022 GAME. All participants’ email was automatically entered in the draw as Microsoft collected all the Active email users globally for this promotion. Your email Address attached to Reference Number: WCD80010011 was luckily drawn to win you the prize in the category ”A”. Therefore, a Pin Number has been issued for you to claim your prize. Pin code: 00357721. For you to receive your US$1,500,000.00 Dollars (One Million Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars). You are advised to contact our European claim agent as stated below. After he finishes processing your Payment file, he will direct you the bank to contact for urgent transfer of your fund to any of your nominated bank accounts. European Union Headquarters Address: Rue de Trèves, 59-61 1040 Brussels, Claims Agent: Mr. Alex Goodwill Email: firstname.lastname@example.org TEL & SMS ONLY: +32 460 21 12 17 WhatsApp ONLY: +27 83 789 0994. Forward the following information as stated below to Mr. Alex Goodwill. 1. Full Name: 2. Address: 3. Age: 4. Occupation: 5. Mobile Number: 6. Name Of Your Country: 7. Sex: 8. REFERENCE NUMBER: A80010011 Send the above information to file for your claim. Only contact the above-mentioned gentleman (Mr. Alex Goodwill) to receive your prize money. Please keep your winning Identification Numbers confidential to avoid double claims. Yours Truthfully, Sheikh Abdulrahman Al Janahi WINNING NOTIFICATION OFFICER QATAR FIFA WORLD CUP 2022 – email@example.com
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