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Email Scams, Heineken Winner

February 7, 2008

As a Blogger and Netizen I get a lot of spam, most of it is filtered out, but occasionally a new version of the old classics makes it through.

I’ve decided to collect them all here on this underused corner of the MrCopilot Universe.

Here follows a new take on the old Lottery Winner Scam

OFFICIAL NOTIFICATION!!
From:
HEINEKEN AMSTERDAM® <info@heineken.com>
To:
undisclosed-recipients: ;
Date:
Yesterday 07:36:09 am

FROM:THE PROMOTION DEPARTMENT
HEINEKEN INTERNATIONAL PROMOTION
ANTHONIE VAN DIJCKERWEG
11077 ME AMSTERDAM
THE NETHERLANDS

Dear:Winner,

We are pleased to inform you officially the result of the
just concluded NEWLY HEINEKEN INTERNATIONAL ONLINE EMAIL LOTTERY DRAW
held on 7th February,2008. Your E-mail address attached to Winning
No:(11)(28)(48)(34)(44(34),Consequently won you this prize in the Third
Group.

The NEWLY HEINEKEN ONLINE EMAIL DRAWS was carried out through random
sampling in our computerized E-mail selection machine TOTAL from a
database of over 1,000,000 Email addresses drawn from all the
continents of the world,and the Globe divided into Zones. This is to
encourage Our International Consumers WorldWide for their kind
patronage and support.

You are hereby notified that your winning falls under our AFRICAN
REGIONAL ZONE,and hence you are to be paid by our AFRICAN REGIONAL
PAYMENT CENTRE.

You have been approved for lump sums Payout of($950,000.00 USD) Nine
Hundred And Fifty Thousand US Dollars.Credited to
Ref No: MSW/56B-672GH/L and winning No:(11)(28)(48)(34)(44)(34)

To file for claims,You are to contact our assigned Promotion Mnanager
in our Promotion Department below by E-mail.

**************************************
HEINEKEN PROMOTION DEPARTMENT
ANTHONIE VAN DIJCKERWEG 1
1077 ME AMSTERDAM,THE NETHERLANDS
Promotion Manager: Mr.Van Janssen
E-mail:awarddepartment@heineken-online.info
***************************************

Below are the compulsory details you are to provide When Contacting the
Promotion Manager.

1.Full Name:……………………
2.Sex:…………………………
3.Address:……………………..
4.Nationality:………………….
5.Marital Status:……………….
6.Age:/Date of Birth:……………
7.Occupation:…………………..
8.Next Of Kin:………………….
9.Home Tel:/Mobile Tel:/Fax:……..
10.State of Origin:/Country:……..
11.Your Ref No:/winning No:………
12.Indicate Your Winning Zone:……

NOTE:You are to keep all lottery information away from the general
public especially your Winning numbers.This is important as a case of
double claims will not be entertained and will amount to
disqualification of your already won prize.

On behalf of Heineken Bottling Company and the entire Lottery Board
members,I say congratulations and a prosperous 2008.

Best Of Luck,
MR. SAR SNIJDER
LOTTERY CO-ORDINATOR.

—————————————————————-
This message was sent using IMP, the Internet Messaging Program.

Wow, 950k, better reply right away! Never heard of this contest, oh I see it’s NEWLY.

MrCopilot

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