Lottery Scams/Promotion Scams

Tips and pointers on how to recognize and identify a scam

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Re: Lottery Scams/Promotion Scams

Post by TheTruthTeller » Thu Sep 20, 2012 12:42 am

Here is a lottery spam E-mail that contained a suspicious attachment. This suspicious attachment was most likely a virus. Beware of suspicious attachments and never open them but delete any E-mail with a suspicious attachment immediately:
:-B X(

From: SHELL LOTTERY OFFICIAL WINNING NOTIFICATION LETTER <[email protected]>
To:
Sent: Wednesday, September 19, 2012 6:28 PM
Subject: OPEN THE ATTACHED SHELL WINNING NOTIFICATION LETTER AND CONTACT YOUR CLAIMS AGENT.
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Re: Lottery Scams/Promotion Scams

Post by TheTruthTeller » Fri Sep 21, 2012 4:50 am

Here is also another suspicious E-mail that "claims" to come from the oil company Shell that contained a suspicious attachment. Please note that Shell is not involved in lottery giveaways or award promotions and this is clearly a scam: X(

From: SHELL AWARD PROMOTION <[email protected]>
To:
Sent: Thursday, September 20, 2012 9:20 AM
Subject: CONGRATULATIONS!!!
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