Lottery scams

HAVE YOU BEEN INFORMED………………..
jerrypratt073@gmail.com


Scam Email received 7/2/2019

Email From:

jlee@mileslumber.com

Sender Name:

Robert Carl

Other emails used:

jerrypratt073@gmail.com, jerrypratt073@gmail.com

Email Subject:

HAVE YOU BEEN INFORMED………………..


HAVE YOU BEEN INFORMED……………….. – jerrypratt073@gmail.com


Dear Winner, This is to inform you that you have been selected for a prize of a brand new 2019 Model BMW 8 Series Car and a Check of $1,500, 000.00 USD from the international balloting programs held in the UNITED STATE OF AMERICA. The selection process was carried out through random selection in our computerized email selection system (ESS) from a database of over 250,000 email addresses drawn from all the continents of the world which you were selected. The BMW Lottery is approved by the British Gaming Board and also Licensed by the International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR).To begin the processing of your prize you are to contact our fiduciary claims department for more information as regards procedures to the claim of your prize. Name: Jerry Clayton Pratt Email: jerrypratt073@gmail.com Contact him by providing him with your secret pin code Number BMW:2551256003/23. You are also advised to provide him with the underlisted information as soon as possible: 1. Name In Full : 2. Residential Address : 3. Nationality : 4. Age : 5. Occupation : 6. Direct Phone : 7. Present Country : 8. Email address : 9. pin code Number BMW: THE DIRECTOR PROMOTIONS BMW LOTTERY DEPARTMENT UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. Robert Carl – jerrypratt073@gmail.com

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”

Most of us know someone who is vulnerable to these types of attacks. Fortunately, if you’re aware of the presence of these scams, and armed with some basic knowledge on identifying them, you can greatly reduce your chances people you know becoming a victim. Please help them by sharing this information on Facebook or Twitter using the #telltwo and #takefive hashtags.
Tags
Show More

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button
Close

Adblock Detected

Please consider supporting us by disabling your ad blocker