Lottery scams

URGENT RESPOND: CONGRATULATION ON YOUR FACEBOOK LOTTERY WINNING.29/06/2018
08jieska@forest.ocn.ne.jp


Scam Email received July 2, 2018 from 08jieska@forest.ocn.ne.jp

08jieska@forest.ocn.ne.jp
08jieska@forest.ocn.ne.jp
Email From:

08jieska@forest.ocn.ne.jp

Subject:

URGENT RESPOND: CONGRATULATION ON YOUR FACEBOOK LOTTERY WINNING.29/06/2018

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URGENT RESPOND: CONGRATULATION ON YOUR FACEBOOK LOTTERY WINNING.29/06/2018


URGENT RESPOND: CONGRATULATION ON YOUR FACEBOOK LOTTERY WINNING.29/06/2018 – 08jieska@forest.ocn.ne.jp


Dear Winner. I am pleased to inform you of the result of the just concluded annual final indoor draws held by Facebook group in cash promotion to encourage the usage of Facebook and we to do worldwide. Your name was among the 16 lucky winners who won this through email for stafty $250,000.00USD(Two Hundred And Fifty Thousand Dollars) each on the Facebook group promotion award attached. To Lucky Number (FB-4441137/07), Ticket Number (FB-77510433/07), Batch Number (FB-1044365641) and Serial Number (FB-4441137/244),you are further Advise to fill the following so the Claim Department can Reach you directly and instruct you how you can come claim your winning. 1. Full home address 2. Mobile Number: 3. Occupation 4. Email 5. A photo of a government issued ID 6. country Regard Facebook Claim Director/Douglas Foundation Reed Hastings 08jieska@forest.ocn.ne.jp

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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