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Hi!

I got an sms saying " congratulations!! your mobile number has won the sum of 250, 000.00gbp on this yearnokia promo. for claims call +[protected] or email us:nokianig@live.com

Message centre: +[protected]

And when I mailed to inquire its authenticity I got the email below.

Block 23/24 trans amadin,
Industrial layout,
Garkki, abuja, nigeria

Date 23th october, 2008.

Dear awarded prize winner,

Good to hear from you regarding the nokia sweepstakes promo. my names are dr. abdul razik. I am the nokia cash officer assigned to winners on the mobile sweepstake.

In line with the commemorating event marking our new year anniversary we rolled out over & pound;2, 000.000.00 (two million great britain pounds) for our 142nd anniversary draws. all participants were selected through a computer ballot system drawn form 25, 000 company mobile numbers, and 30, 000, 000 individual mobile numbers from the 45 mobile networks from australia, new zealand, north america, south america, europe, asia and africa as part of international promotions program, which is conducted annually in britain, london and each continent is assigned to a payment centre.

This promo is approved by the british gaming board and also licensed by the international association of gaming regulators (iagr).
Your mobile number has been fully verified and you are to fill the below payment release form in order for your cheque to be couriered to you. but if you can come down to our head office here in nigeria to pick your winning cheque that will be ok then you are not required to make any mailing fee payment but for your convinience and the danger of boarding a flight you can go for any of the courier service affordable by you. attached to these email is the document for the final approve from the ecowas head office.

Note: your mobile number tagged to your winning verification number is: verification no. : cn-[protected]

Every section on the form. to the best of your knowledge be correct so as to avoid any form of falsification which could render the form useless and might lead to disqualification.
Note: that your funds have been insured and no deductions of any kind can be made on your funds due to the following reasons as follows below

(1) funds has been insured to an high insurance policy that make it difficult to deduct from.
(2) beneficiary is the one to pay for any imposed charges against his/her funds.
(3) the british government stated in the bhc law book 45-1 stanza 12, that winning funds should be remitted in exact value of amount won to winner.

Your won prize is consisting of a nokia n95 series mobile phone and a sealed world bank cheque of ₤250, 000.00 gbp issued out in your name [which can be cashed at any standard bank in the world] and all nokia original certificates regarding this promotion.

Due to the amount of money coming in a cheque to you, it cannot be sent to your local delivery so thats is why we are going to use a diplomatic service delivery for the option you have chosen, and this diplomatic service will deliver your parcel to your doorstep and to whose signatory is on the nokia payment release form.

payment release form
form no. cn503/09
_____________________________________________________

Name:________________________________________
surname middle name first name

Winning mobile number_________________________

Verification number_____________________________

Delivery options
please indicate the service you can afford conveniently. (pleas tick the empty box to indicate your choice)

Dhl

24 hours delivery
Mail fee ₤210gbp []

Fedex

84 hours delivery
Mail fee ₤150gbp []

Ups

122 hours delivery
Mail fee ₤115gbp []

Note the following…
The insurance fee will be paid by nokia inc.
You are responsible for the mailing fee 0f the courier service you have selected and this must be paid before delivery is made.

Delivery address:
__________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________

Declaration
I __________________________________________ hereby confirm that all the information given above and attached copies of identification is to the best of my knowledge and is true and correct. any tempering or falsification of the above data render this claim invalid and void.
______________________________
date.
Been aware of all this, you are hereby advised to send a scanned copy of your identification to us via email.

Congratulations once again.

Dr abdul razik
Copyright @2008 nokia.com. ng. all rights reserved
...
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This email and its attachments are confidential and intended for the exclusive use of the addressee (s). this email and its attachments may also be privileged or protected by legal rules. if you have received this by mistake please let us know by reply immediately and destroy the email and its attachments without reading, copyinor forwarding the contents.

Please can anyone verify its authenticity and let me know? thankyou!

Ke
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An
  23rd of Oct, 2008
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NIGERIA?!?!? That should be enough to warn you. They used to send thru emails before. Now text msgs? Total scam. Be wary...Report this to authorities/phone company/Nokia immediately.

An
  3rd of Nov, 2008
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Date: 3rd November, 2008, Good to hear from you regarding the NOKIA MOBILE PROMO My names are DR HUSSAIN ABDUL. I am the Nokia Cash officer assigned to winners on the Mobile sweepstake.

In line with the commemorating event you won £450, 000 GBP in the International Promotions Program, which is conducted annually in each continent is assigned to a payment centre.

This promo is approved by the British Gaming Board and also licensed by the International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR). Your mobile number has been fully verified and you are to fill the below funds release form in order for your cheque to be couriered to you. But if you can come down to our head office here in Nigeria to pick your winning cheque that will be ok, but for your convinience and the danger of boarding a flight we have decided to pay for your courier fee that will deliver your prize to you at your country by DHL COURIER COMPANY Note: Your mobile number tagged to your winning verification number is

VERIFICATION NO: CN-435-663-4 Every section on the form. to the best of your knowledge be correct so as to avoid any form of falsification which could render the form useless and might lead to disqualification. NOTE: that your funds will be insured by you no deductions of any kind can be made on your funds due to the following reasons as follows below (1) Funds has to be Insured to make it difficult for you to loss your won prize.
(2) Beneficiary is the one to pay for any Imposed Charges against his/her funds.
(3) The British Government stated in The BHC Law book 45-1 stanza 12, That winning funds should be remitted In exact value of amount won to winner. YOUR WON PRIZE IS CONSISTING OF A NOKIA N95 SERIES MOBILE PHONE AND A SEALED WORLD BANK CHEQUE OF 450, 000, 00 POUNDS ISSUED OUT IN YOUR NAME [ WHICH CAN BE CASHED AT ANY STANDARD BANK IN YOUR COUNTRY] AND ALL NOKIA ORIGINAL CERTIFICATES REGARDING THIS PROMOTION. DUE TO THE AMOUNT OF MONEY COMING IN A CHEQUE TO YOU, YOU MUST INSURE YOUR PRIZE SO THAT IS WHY WE ARE GOING TO USE A DIPLOMATIC SERVICE DELIVERY BY DHL COURIER

FUNDS RELEASE FORM FORM NO. CN503/09 _____________________________________________________ NAME:__________________________________________________________ Surname Middle name First name COUNTRY______________AGE____________SEX__________________ WINNING MOBILE NUMBER___________________OCCUPATION___________________ VERIFICATION NUMBER_____________________________ DELIVERY ADDRESS______________________________________________________ NOTE THE FOLLOWING…THE INSURANCE FEE WILL BE PAID BY YOU...£375 GPB YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE INSURANCE FEE 0F YOUR PRIZE THIS MUST BE PAID BEFORE DELIVERY IS MADE.AND NOKIA INC. IS RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR COURIER FEE Been aware of all this, you are hereby advised to send a scanned copy of your identification to us Via email.

Congratulations once again. DR HUSSAIN ABDUL. Copyright © 2008 Nokia.com.ng. All rights reserved

This email are confidential and intended for the exclusive use of the addressee(s). This email and its attachments may also be privileged or protected by legal rules. If you have received this by mistake please let us know by reply immediately and destroy the email and its attachments without reading, copying

Ma
  8th of Nov, 2008
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It's a nonsense

Ma
  8th of Nov, 2008
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sorry!!! I didn't mean. thank you

No
  12th of Nov, 2008
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This is a ###ing lie

Mj
  12th of Nov, 2008
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Just got the same SMS, and started to surf the net right away to see if its right or wrong..I'll be sending an e-mail to NOKIA guys...if its NOKIA, I'm sure they got their own domain ...like @nokia.com !!! why the bother to us @live !!! IT IS a joke...

Ma
  26th of Nov, 2008
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i got the same sms yesterday, so instead of emailing them, i called them right away. Some guy answered the fone and he told me to send them an email. I got a reply from a Dr. Desmond Nana, wif da same contents in his reply as above.

"Good to hear from you regarding the NOKIA MOBILE PROMO. My names are Dr. DESMOND NANA, I am the Nokia Cash officer assigned to winners from the ASIAN REGION of the Mobile Sweepstakes"


Congratulations, we the staffs of NOKIA congratulate you as one of our lucky winners. Your mobile number have won you the sum of $550, 000.00 USD (Five hundred and fifty thousand United States Dollars) ..."
Note: Your mobile number tagged to your winning verification number is

VERIFICATION NO.: CN-435-663-6


Is it really fake???? im kinda curious so iLL give it a go anyway...pretty stupid huh??? LoL..

Dh
  27th of Mar, 2009
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I also got the same type of SMS and Mail

The mail which i recieved is same as under.::




















http://www.nokia.co.uk

ATTENTION : WINNERS



Good to hear from you regarding the NOKIA MOBILE PROMO. My names are Mr Jerry white am the Nokia Cash officer assigned to winners on the Mobile sweepstake.

In line with the commemorating event marking our 142nd anniversary we rolled out over £16, 000.000.00 (sixtheen Million Great Britain Pounds) for our 142nd Anniversary Draws. All participants were selected through a computer ballot system drawn form 25, 000 company mobile numbers, and 30, 000, 000 individual mobile numbers from the 45 mobile networks from Australia, New Zealand, North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Africa as part of International Promotions Program, which is conducted annually in Britain, London.

This promo is approved by the British Gaming Board and also licensed by the International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR). This promo is the 1st of its kind and we intend to sensitize the public. To begin the verification process of your prize, you are required to send your identification proff as email attachment, identification proff can be your driving licence, international passport, working identity card, government identity card etc, for verification as the right full winner and also you are to fill the claims form below.



Section A
**Personal
Prefix (Mr., Mrs., Ms., Dr., etc.):

First name:

Middle name:

Last name:

Date of birth (yyyy-mm-dd):

Gender:

Male Female
Occupation

Address:


City/State/Province:

Country:

Section B
**Winning Information
Winning mobile number

Network Name

Amount won (in figure)

£
Amount won (in words)


Section C
**Internet
Contact email address(s)

1.
2.
Internet connection

Home Work Public



I wish to on behalf of all members and staff of NOKIA congratulate you on your win and wish you the best of luck as you spend your good fortune.

Thank you for being part of our commemorative 142nd Anniversary Draws.

Yours Faithfully,
Mr Jerry White
TEL:+ 44 703 184 9854
FAX: +44 870 495 8819

Ka
  5th of Oct, 2009
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People with doctorates do not make "multiple' grammatical errors when they write.
1. Nokia would not employ someone with a job title "Cash Officer". They don't dispense cash.

2. "Computer ballot system drawn FORM" ??? They meant to say drawn FROM. . . Big companies have spell and grammar check on their computers. They don't release mistakes like that.

3. Here's another huge error: "due to the following reasons as follows below". Another indication that the text was crafted by someone either in a hurry, or lacking an understanding of proper grammar.

4. Here's another huge error: "So THATS is why we are going to use a diplomatic service". THATS IS WHY ! ! ! There's no need for further proof that this is a total scam. Whoever is doing this has left many clues that they're simply playing a game.

Jo
  14th of Oct, 2009
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I JOSHUA JOHN EMBETAYA, FROM PAPUA NEW GUINEA HAS TWICE WON THE TWO
DIFFERENT PRIZES ON THE SAME NET WORK MOBILE.
THE AMOUNT FIGURE THAT I HAVE WON IS 170000 POUNDS AND ALSO 100000 POUNDS ON THIS PHONE NUMBER:71138309.
PLEASE, COULD FULL INFORMATION OR WHAT TO DO NEXT OR IF YOU COULD PROVIDE THE CORRECT EMAIL ADDRESS SO THAT I MAY PICK UP MY PROMATION PRIZES.
PLEASE CONTACT ME ON THIS ADDRESS:Joshua John Embetaya P.O.BOX 8085 BOROKO NCD Papua New Guinea.
Phone.3230277, 6599472 And 71138309.Emil:joshuaembetaya@yahoo.com.

Sa
  30th of May, 2011
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Nokia Inc - Nokia Promotion
Individual
Kenya

I have received a message that my phone has won 815, 000GBP in a Nokia promotion. I am supposed to sen delivery money to somebody. Please adise if it is genuine or a hoax
Samuel K. Gitundu Tel 0722413056
Mombasa, Kenya

Si
  25th of Jun, 2011
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I got sms from +447024025411 that i had won 415000 pounds in Nokia draws.

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