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BMW Automobile Company UK

Posted:    Suzanne Earley

Fake lottery winning notification!

Complaint Rating:  95 % with 125 votes
Received an e-mail claiming to be from the BMW Group, stating:

From: "we31 sf" <we31sf@hotmail.com>
To: undisclosed-recipients:;
CC:
Subject: !!!CONGRATULATIONS YOU ARE OUR STAR PRIZE WINNER FOR 2007!!!
Date: Tue, 09 Oct 2007 09:10:49 +0200

THE INTERNATIONAL AWARENESS
PROMOTION DEPARTMENT OF
THE BMW AUTOMOBILE COMPANY.
22 Garden Close, Stamford,
Lincs, PE9 2YP, London
United Kingdom.
Reference Number: BMW:2551256003/23


!!!CONGRATULATION YOU ARE A WINNER!!!

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 the STAR PRIZE WINNER in this years' BMW Automobile International Awareness Promotion (IAP) in London, England. 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 (One Million Great British pounds). The car comes with a special BMW Insurance Cover for one whole year, that is, till the next promotion in 2008. It also comes with a one year warranty and FREE repairs at any BMWAUTOMOBILE depot or service station worldwide.

DESCRIPTION OF PRIZE VEHICLE.

YEAR: 2006, MODEL: 550i M Sport Saloon.

The selection process was carried out through random selection in our Computerized Email Selection System (C.E.S.S.) from a database of over a million email addresses from the world wide web. Each email address was attached to a ticket number and your email address with ticket number: 5647600545188 and serial number: BMWP/556543450906 was randomly selected as the star prize winner amongst other consolation prize winners.

For you to collect your prizes, kindly fill the verification form below and send it to the Claims Manager, MR.JAMES WALTER of our claims department through email, stating your receipt of this notification. He has been mandated to offer you assistance and facilitate the urgent delivery of your prizes.

Claims Manager:
MR.JAMES WALTER
BMW Claims Department
EMAIL; claimboard00@yahoo.com

TEL. + 44 703 186 2460

VERIFICATION FORM:

1.) FULL NAME:
2.) AGE:
3.) SEX:
4.) ADDRESS:
5.) ZIP/POSTAL CODE:
6.) STATE/PROVINCE:
7.) COUNTRY:
8.) PHONE: FAX : MOBILE NUMBER:
9.) OCCUPATION/POSITION:
10.) COMPANY:
11.) EMAIL ADDRESS:
12.) TICKET NUMBER:
13.) SERIAL NUMBER:
14.) PHOTO COPY OF YOUR INTERNATIONAL PASSPORT

Congratulations once more, and keep trusting BMW Automobile for top quality automobiles.

Engr.ADAM SMITH
DIRECTOR OF PROMOTIONS,

INTERNATIONAL AWARENESS PROMOTIONS,
BMW AUTOMOBILE.
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM.

THE BMW INTERNATIONAL AWARENESS PROMOTION
COPYRIGHT ©2007. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Never heard of anyone needing a photocopy of my passport to give me money, or a senior member of staff at a major international company having the title "Engineer", or a notification e-mail of the like being sent from a "hotmail.com" address, or the primary contact at the company being provided with a "yahoo.com" address. They aren't even trying very hard.
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 19th of Dec, 2007 by   RONNIE DEWITT TURNER 0 Votes
I WILL BE WATING ON THE MAIL FROM YOU?
 17th of Feb, 2008 by   shirley mulvaney 0 Votes
I received a similiar e-mail advising me I had won a Bmw & also a large amount of money. This is dated Feb 17, 2008 so the scam is still going.
 24th of Mar, 2008 by   Jepsi Asren Jamalun 0 Votes
WINNING PRIZE HAVE BEEN APPROVED(CONTACT DELIVERY/SHIPPING COMPANY UK)
From: BMW LOTTO (bmw.dept.desk@hotmail.com)
Add contact Add contact
Sent:
Tuesday, March 18, 2008 1:18:13 PM
To:
asren_8022@hotmail.com




bmw group bmw logo
THE BMW AUTOMOBILE COMPANY, UK
2008 INTERNATIONAL PROMOTION,
CLAIMS DEPARTMENT.
22 Garden Close, Stamford,
Lincs, PE9 2YP, London
United Kingdom.
Reference Number: BMW:2551256003/23


Hello JEPSI ASREN BIN JAMALUN,


It is with great pleasure that i write you this mail to congratulate you for being the star prize winner of this years' promotion. I will be rendering you selfless services, that is, i will be accessing your mails even after work hours, to ensure prompt delivery of your prizes. Your lucky star must have shone the day your email was selected as the lucky email to win you the star prize for the 2008 BMW INTERNATIONAL PROMOTIONS.
Your email address was randomly selected along with others from a database of over 1, 000, 000 email addresses drawn from the WORLD-WIDE-WEB. A ticket number was attached to each email address and your email address ( asren_8022@hotmail.com) tagged with ticket number: 5647600545188, and serial number: BMWP/556543450906 emerged as the star ticket email. This makes you therefore, the proud winner of a brand new BMW 5 Series, M Sport Saloon car and a cash prize of £710, 000.00GBP (Seven Hundred and Ten Thousand Great British pounds). Welcome to the Hall of Fame!!! Your Reference Number is: BMW:2551256003/23.

After carrying out your verification which was found to tally with what we have, i am happy to inform you that your prize claims has been approved. Therefore, the following items are in our possession for you to come and claim in our office:
1.) A brand new BMW 5 Series, M Sport Saloon car, 2008 Model.
2.) A certified cheque of £710, 000.00GBP (Seven Hundred and Ten Thousand Great British pounds) written in your honour.
3.) Certificate of winning.

You are to come to our office with a copy of your identity card or a valid international passport (for your identification) on or before 19th March, 2008 to collected your prizes. If you are not here on this date we will be left with the option of sending your prizes to your residence through our affiliate shipping/delivery company (International Courier Systems Limited, UK.) who will deliver your prizes to you as soon as 24 hours time difference. In order to make things more urgent, if you know you will not be able to come on the said date, i want you to send an email with your identity card or a valid
international passport attached, to the delivery company at
deliveryisc_limited@yahoo.co.uk and also send me a mail, stating your reasons for not coming.


Note: The BMW Automobile Company will not take responsibilities for any delivery charges incurred from your delivery. BUT the BMW Automobile company will only take responsibility incase of any damage or misplacement of your prizes. Secondly, in order to avoid impersonation and double claims that might result in your denial of prizes, you are strongly adviced to keep all information confidencial until your prizes have been delivered to you safely.

Regards.
Mr. Sarah Elton.
Claims Manager,
BMW Claims Department,
THE BMW AUTOMOBILE COMPANY, UK.
 14th of Jul, 2008 by   Looi Phei Ling 0 Votes
HI, I receied an email on 9 jun 2008 saying that i won a new BMW 5 Series, M Sport
Saloon car. i just want to check whether how am i going to claims the price ? is because i'm staying at SINGAPORE. MY REFERENCE NUMBER:BMW:2551256003/23. Pls reply whether this is only a game.

thks,
Nicole
 14th of Jul, 2008 by   Looi Phei Ling 0 Votes
HI,

I'm Nicole From Singapore. I received email saying that i won a brand new BMW 5 Series, M Sport
Saloon car. My REFERENCE NUMBER:BMW:2551256003/23. I would like to check it out how am i going to claim the prize?

Thks,
Nicole
 14th of Jul, 2008 by   Looi Phei Ling 0 Votes
Dear Sir,

I'm Nicole From Singapore. I received email saying that i won a brand new BMW 5 Series, M Sport
Saloon car. My REFERENCE NUMBER:BMW:2551256003/23. I would like to check it out how am i going to claim the prize?

Thks,
Nicole
 21st of Jul, 2008 by   binncy 0 Votes
Sir. i have received this mail, please check it, who are sending, if found, take some action.
the following mail is given below


THE LOTTERY DEPARTMENT BMW
Automobiles
22 Garden Close, Stamford,
Lincs, PE9 2YP, London
United Kingdom

Dear Winner,

This is to inform you that you have been selected as a winner for a cash prize of £500, 000. (Five hundred thousand Great British Pounds) and a brand new BMW 5 Series Car from International programs held on the 15th July. in London Uk.
Description of prize vehicle;

Year: 2008
Model: 530iA
Color (exterior/interior): Black Sapphire Metallic/Black Leather
Mileage: 5
Transmission: Automatic 6 Speed
Options: Cold weather package, premium package, fold down rear seats w/ski bag, am fm stereo with single in dash compact disc player.
The selection process was carried out through random selection in our computerized email selection ballot system from a database of over 250, 000 email addresses drawn from all the continents of the world which yours and nine others were selected as the winners.

The BMW Lottery is approved by the British Gaming Board and also Licensed by the The International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR). This promotional lottery is the 3rd of its kind and we intend to sensitize the public.

To begin the processing of your prize you are to contact our fiduaciary claims agent for more infomation as regards procedures to claim your prize.
================================================================

BMW LOTTERY DEPARTMENT UK
7 DOCK WAY, SEFTON BUSINESS PARK
LONDON, T40 4RT
United K
phillip donald

EMAIL bmwclaimprocess@live.com
phone number +44-704-5790-687.
================================================================

Contact him by please providing him with your secret pin code (x7pwyz2007) and your Reference Number BMW:2541236004/25.You are also advised to provide him with the under listed informations as soon as possible:

1.Name (in full):
2.Address:
3.Nationality:
4.Age:
5.Occupation:
6.Phone/Fax:
7.Country of Residence:
8.Short comment on your occupation. [optional]:
9.Fax [optional]:
10.Email address:
11.Annual income:
==================================================================
Please you are to provide him with the above listed details as soon as possible so he can begin with the processing of your prize winnings.
Congratulations again from all our staff and thank you for being part of our promotional program.

Mr. Chris Blee
THE DIRECTOR PROMOTIONS
BMW LOTTERY DEPARTMENT
UNITED KINGDOM
 21st of Jul, 2008 by   binncy 0 Votes
THE LOTTERY DEPARTMENT BMW
Automobiles
22 Garden Close, Stamford,
Lincs, PE9 2YP, London
United Kingdom

Dear Winner,

This is to inform you that you have been selected as a winner for a cash prize of £500, 000. (Five hundred thousand Great British Pounds) and a brand new BMW 5 Series Car from International programs held on the 15th July. in London Uk.
Description of prize vehicle;

Year: 2008
Model: 530iA
Color (exterior/interior): Black Sapphire Metallic/Black Leather
Mileage: 5
Transmission: Automatic 6 Speed
Options: Cold weather package, premium package, fold down rear seats w/ski bag, am fm stereo with single in dash compact disc player.
The selection process was carried out through random selection in our computerized email selection ballot system from a database of over 250, 000 email addresses drawn from all the continents of the world which yours and nine others were selected as the winners.

The BMW Lottery is approved by the British Gaming Board and also Licensed by the The International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR). This promotional lottery is the 3rd of its kind and we intend to sensitize the public.

To begin the processing of your prize you are to contact our fiduaciary claims agent for more infomation as regards procedures to claim your prize.
================================================================

BMW LOTTERY DEPARTMENT UK
7 DOCK WAY, SEFTON BUSINESS PARK
LONDON, T40 4RT
United K
phillip donald

EMAIL bmwclaimprocess@live.com
phone number +44-704-5790-687.
================================================================

Contact him by please providing him with your secret pin code (x7pwyz2007) and your Reference Number BMW:2541236004/25.You are also advised to provide him with the under listed informations as soon as possible:

1.Name (in full):
2.Address:
3.Nationality:
4.Age:
5.Occupation:
6.Phone/Fax:
7.Country of Residence:
8.Short comment on your occupation. [optional]:
9.Fax [optional]:
10.Email address:
11.Annual income:
==================================================================
Please you are to provide him with the above listed details as soon as possible so he can begin with the processing of your prize winnings.
Congratulations again from all our staff and thank you for being part of our promotional program.

Mr. Chris Blee
THE DIRECTOR PROMOTIONS
BMW LOTTERY DEPARTMENT
UNITED KINGDOM
 10th of Aug, 2008 by   Shrikant Wadegaonkar 0 Votes
Please be informed that I have also received the same and in fact they have send me by Parecl by INTERNATIONAL SECURITY COMPANY THRU DIPLOMAT and I have been asked to pay GBP600 to clear the same ar New Delhi in India

Is it true shall I pay ?
 13th of Aug, 2008 by   MANMEET SINGH +1 Votes
Dear Sir



We received this mail about winning a BMW car & cash.



Please inform us is it fake or real.



Your early reply would be very much appreciated



Regards



MANMEET SINGH

INDIA

--- On Mon, 11/8/08, BMW AUTOMOBILE COMPANY UNITED KINGDOM wrote:


From: BMW AUTOMOBILE COMPANY UNITED KINGDOM
Subject: INTERNATIONAL WINNING NOTIFICATION
To:
Date: Monday, 11 August, 2008, 3:00 AM



--


THE BMW AUTOMOBILE COMPANY.
22 Garden Close, Stamford,
Lincs, PE9 2YP, London
United Kingdom.
Reference Number:BMW:2541236004/25.

Dear Winner,

Your Reference NUMBER BMW:2541236004/25.and drew to the lucky number: 29
Congratulations, you have just won a brand new BMW 5 Series, M Sport
Saloon car and a cash prize of £500, 000.00 in the satellite
software email lottery. On line Sweepstakes International program held
on 2nd of Aug, 2008. Conducted by BMW LOTTERY BOARD in which
your e-mail addresses was pick randomly by software powered by the
Internet.

CONTACT OUR CLAIMS AGENT:MR.PHILIP DONALD
TEL: +447045790687
Email:bmwclaimprocess@live.com


Forward the following details to enable us clear your file for
immediate payment and delivery of your winnings:

1.Full Names:
2.Address:
3.Age:
4.Sex:
5.Occupation:
6.Phone numbers:
7.Fax number:
8.Country:
9.Won Before:
10.Annual Income

Mr. Chris Blee
THE DIRECTOR PROMOTIONS
BMW LOTTERY DEPARTMENT
UNITED KINGDOM
 23rd of Aug, 2008 by   maram badr 0 Votes
hi,
I received an e_mail from THE INTERNATIONAL AWARENESS
PROMOTION DEPARTMENT OF
THE BMW AUTOMOBILE COMPANY.
22 Garden Close, Stamford,
Lincs, PE9 2YP, London
United Kingdom
concerning that i won a BMW x6 35i & a large amount of money so i need to know if its true or just a game to trust my reference numberis : BMW:2551256003/23
Thanx & am waiting ur reply
best regards
 25th of Aug, 2008 by   jinesh 0 Votes
Hi guys i too gt a mail like diz..i dono dts true or nt..bcz dy asked me to send d cargo charge to some person by western union money transfer ..bt its on some persons name nt n d name of ny authorised company...just in d name of some person in uk...so i am n alil confusin..cn any one tell me a way@
 7th of Sep, 2008 by   badru 0 Votes
hai i have got an mail from bmw automobiles that i have won cash prize and a car.but when i tried to contact to that mail my mail has been bounced.please check that who is playing all these games
 11th of Sep, 2008 by   jose 0 Votes
hello i am jose from peru i haver receive thousands of the kind of email and i want to know are there tru or is a stupid fake the most recently is this i want to know what the hell is going on here

Bmw lottery Your Reference NumberBMW:2551256003/23
De: BMW AUTOMOBILE LOTTERY (info@bmwlottery.net)
Es posible que no conozcas a este remitente. Marcar como seguro | Marcar como no seguro
Enviado:jueves, 11 de septiembre de 2008 12:57:11 p.m.
Responder a:bmwclaimsdept62@Yahoo.com

Para:

BMW Automobiles22 Garden Close, Stamford, Lincs, PE9 2YP, LondonUnited Kingdom Dear Winner, This is to inform you that you have beenselected for a cash prize of£1, 000, 000.00 (One millionGreat British Pounds)and a brand new BMW 5 Series Car fromInternational programs held on the 11TH ofSeptember in London Uk.The BMW Lottery is approved by the BritishGaming Board and alsoLicensed by the The International Association ofGaming Regulators (IAGR).This promotional lottery is the 3rd of its kindand we intend tosensitize the public.To begin the processing of your prize you are tocontact our fiduaciaryclaims department for more infomation asregards procedures to claimyour prize.BMW LOTTERY DEPARTMENT UK7 DOCK WAY, SEFTON BUSINESS PARKLONDON, T40 4RTUnited KingdomMr.Mike BrownBY EMAIL:bmwclamsdept62@yahoo.comContact him by please providing him with yoursecret pin codex7pwyz2008 and your Reference NumberBMW:2551256003/23.You are also advised toprovide him with the under listed informationsas soon as possible:1.Name in full.2.Address.3.Nationality.4.Age.5.Occupation.6.Phone/Fax.7.Present Country .8.Short comment on our products. [optional].9.Fax [optional].we ask that you keep this award personal, tillyour claims has been processed and your fundsremitted to you.This is a part of our securitymeasures to avoid double claiming orunwarranted participants or imposters, takingadvantage of the situationFailure to claim your prizes (CHEQUE) would resultto forfeiting and will beused for next 10, 000, 000 pounds sterlingsinternational lottery program.Furthermore, should there be any change inyour contact address, do informyour claims agent as soon as possible.Once again congratulations.THANKSMRS JULAIN ROY
 13th of Oct, 2008 by   dipak 0 Votes
--

THE BMW AUTOMOBILE COMPANY.
22 Garden Close, Stamford,
Lincs, PE9 2YP, London
United Kingdom.
Reference Number:BMW:2541236004/25.

Dear Winner,

Your Reference NUMBER BMW:2541236004/25.and drew to the lucky number: 29
Congratulations, you have just won a brand new BMW 5 Series, M Sport
Saloon car and a cash prize of £500, 000.00 in the satellite
software email lottery. On line Sweepstakes International program held
on 22nd of Sept, 2008. Conducted by BMW LOTTERY BOARD in which
your e-mail addresses was pick randomly by software powered by the
Internet.

CONTACT OUR CLAIMS AGENT:MR.PHILIP DONALD
TEL: +447045790687
Email:bmwclaimprocess@live.com


Forward the following details to enable us clear your file for
immediate payment and delivery of your winnings:

1.Full Names:
2.Address:
3.Age:
4.Sex:
5.Occupation:
6.Phone numbers:
7.Fax number:
8.Country:
9.Won Before:
10.Annual Income

Mr. Chris Blee
THE DIRECTOR PROMOTIONS
BMW LOTTERY DEPARTMENT
UNITED KINGDOM
 17th of Oct, 2008 by   Raymond Oberlander 0 Votes
I too received 2 Email messages this morning purported to be from The International Awareness Promotion Department of The BMW Automobile Company, using the same text and address, but in a more coherent wording (practice does result in improvement). These request a reply to: Murphy Lee, Email 208 claimoffice@treffpunkt.cc. The originating IP is shown as 192-115-104.22. I will forward the entire message upon request. I am located in Corona, CA, USA
 23rd of Oct, 2008 by   PRAVEEN BAGGA 0 Votes
I TOO RECEIVED SAME MAIL ON 10TH OCTOBER 2008 PURPORTED TO BE FROM INTERNATIONAL AWARENESS PROMOTION DEPARTMENT OF THE BMW AUTOMOBILE COMPANY TELLING ME THAT I HAVE WON BMW 5 SERIES SPORT CAR AND 500000 GBP
 31st of Oct, 2008 by   ari bellie 0 Votes
Dear Sir,

I'm Ari Bellie From India. I received email saying that i won a brand new BMW 5 Series, M Sport
Saloon car. My REFERENCE NUMBER:BMW:2551256003/23. I would like to check it out how am i going to claim the prize?

Thks,
Ari Bellie
 2nd of Nov, 2008 by   Sameer Tajuddin Shaikh 0 Votes
sir,
On 25 september, I received a mail saying that " You have therefore been approved of £500, 000.00GBP (five hundred thousand Great British pounds) and NEW BMW 5 SERIES 2008 MODERN CAR. The car comes with a special BMW Insurance Cover for one whole year, that is, till the next promotion in 2009. It also comes with a one year warranty and FREE repairs at any BMW AUTOMOBILE depot or service station worldwide. "
Reference NUMBER BMW:2541236004/25.and drew to the lucky number: 29
Please inform us wether this is true or just a game.Please reply urgently

Regards,
Sameer
 11th of Nov, 2008 by   Stephen Bennit 0 Votes
Hi, I'm Steve from Singapore.

I did send all the details as requested. After about six weeks, I did receive my BMW. The only catch was that I did have to pay all the various taxes and the freight fees. In total, I had to fork out about S$28K.

I am putting up my car for sale next month...its too expensive to maintain a car in this shithole, Singapore.

sbennit@yahoo.com

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