This is an email I received today January 10, 2009. This email says I have won a car, a BMW. I'm pretty sure it's a fake because they do NOT have my name.
BMW (UK) Ltd, Registered Office,
Ellesfield Avenue, Bracknell,
Berkshire RG12 8TA,
Fax:+44 7006 023 564
Tell: +44 70359 02933
The Board of Directors, Members of staff and the International Awareness Promotion Department of the BMW Automobile Company, wishes to congratulate you on your success as one of our TEN(10) STAR PRIZE WINNER in this years BMW Automobile International Awareness Promotion (IAP) held Friday 9, 2009 in London.
I must say that you should count yourself extremely lucky to have emerged as one of the winners in this year BMW AUTOMOBILE INTERNATIONAL AWARENESS PROMOTION 2009.Your email address was randomly selected along with nine others from a database of over 1, 000, 000 email addresses drawn from the WORLD-WIDE-WEB.A ticket number: 5647600545188, serial number: BMW ticket number was attached to each email address and your email address emerged and Reference Number: BMW:2551256003/23 emerged as the star ticket email.Your winning prize has been verified and approved for payment by this Department.
This makes you the proud owner of a brand new BMW 5 Series, M Sport Saloon car and a cash prize of £1, 000, 000.00 GBPs (One Million Great British pounds).In order to redeem your prizes contact.Mr.Thomas Hooper, Bmw claims Manager of the Claims Department with the verification form below duely Filled and sent through email to:
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REPLY TO:Mr.Thomas Hooper,
7.)Mobile phone Number:
BMW Claims Manager.