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Re: latest variety of Nigeria scam
Just curious...Why post this - is there something unique here? I've been collecting these for years now, kinda like collecting insects. Currently I have about 120 variants from Princesses, widows, Prime Ministers, Ambassadors, and sons of deposed Kings, each with millions to give me. This looks like a plain old vanilla variety that we've all seen.
Seems similar to spammers in terms of problem profile. A systematic approach is probably the right way to address it. (Please don't start a Spam thread here.)
At 12:50 AM 12/7/2002 +0100, hostmaster wrote:
For those of you interested in the latest variety of the Nigeria -scam... it came straight from 188.8.131.52 SIOTEL NIGERIA LIMITED 184.108.40.206 SIOTEL NIGERIA LIMITED 220.127.116.11 SIOTEL NIGERIA LIMITED And for law enforcement in The Netherlands, this hopefully will lead you to something. best Bert =============================================================== Dear xxxxx , WELTLOTTO-FIRMA WORLDLOTTO 41132, NL-1007 DB AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS. FROM: THE DESK OF THE DIRECTOR PROMOTIONS, INTERNATIONAL PROMOTIONS/PRIZE AWARD DEPARTMENT, REF: WFL/67-C337209635 ATTENTION ENTRANT: AWARD NOTIFICATION; FINAL NOTICE We are pleased to inform you of the announcement today, 13TH November 2002,of winners of the WELTLOTTO-FIRMA WORLDLOTTO/INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS held on the 8TH OCTOBER, 2002. Your company, attached to ticket number 013-2316-2002-477, with serial number A025-09 drew the lucky numbers 37-13-34-85-56-42, and consequently won in category C. You have therefore been approved for a lump sum pay out of US$1,500,000.00 in cash credited to file REF NO. REF: WFL/67-C337209635. This is from total prize money of US$22,500,000.00 shared among the fifteen international winners in the category C. All participants were selected through a computer ballot system drawn from 30,000 names from Australia, New Zealand, America, Asia, Europe and North America as part our International Promotions Program, which is conducted annually. CONGRATULATIONS! Your fund is now deposited with a Finance and Security House insured in your name. 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. We hope with a part of you prize, you will participate in our end of year high stakes US$1.3 billion International lotto. To collect your claim, please contact your claims officer immediately: MAXWELL FRIEDEL, FOREIGN SERVICE MANAGER, EUROSECURITIES NL, FAX : 31 205248020 EMAIL : firstname.lastname@example.org WEB URL : http:/www.eurosecurities-bv.com For due processing and remittance of your prize money to a designated account of your choice. Remember, you must contact your claims officer not later than DECEMBER 17TH, 2002. After this date, all funds will be returned as Unclaimed. ************ NOTE: In order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications, please remember to quote your reference number in every one of your correspondences with your claims officer. Furthermore,should there be any change of your address, do inform your claims officer as soon as possible. ************ ____________________________________________________________________________ _ **NB** QUOTE YOUR REFERENCE NUMBER AS THE SUBJECT OF YOUR MAIL, AND ATTACH THIS ONE WHEN YOU MAIL YOUR CLAIMS AGENT TO EXPEDITE YOUR CLAIM AND AVOID SERIOUS DELAYS. ____________________________________________________________________________ _ Congratulations again from all our staff and thank you for being part of our promotions program. Sincerely, THE DIRECTOR PROMOTIONS, WELT LOTTO FIRMA BV. www.weltlottofirma.s5.com N.B. Any breach of confidentiality on the part of the winners will result in disqualification. Please do not reply this e-mail.