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1 United Arab Emirates Review updated:

I got SMS from 02Telcom stating that my telephone number has won GBP 532, 450 n the on going INT'L phone number draw in UK Email claim3@live.com.

Following my mail I received the fillowing answer. An well organised scam (a series of mails). I had send almost 3000GBP to Mr. Oscar Alex Delroy. And finally I received a mail from bank stating that a fund of GBP 532, 450 has been transferred to my account in India followed by a mail from british Revinew Board stating that transfer of payment has been suspended due to non-payment of tax.

Copies of relevant mails attached.

--- On Thu, 7/31/08, O2 Telecom Telecom <o2claims@o2-telecoms.com> wrote:

From: O2 Telecom Telecom <o2claims@o2-telecoms.com>
Subject: Please provide us with the required information
To: santahena@yahoo.com
Date: Thursday, July 31, 2008, 1:36 PM




TELECOMMUNICATIONS.
Claims Department - O2 Promotions
208 Stockport Road, Longsight, Manchester M60 2DB - United Kingdom
aTel: +[protected] Fax: +[protected]

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Dear Winner,

We acknowledge the receipt of your mail with regard to the winning notification as earlier sent to you from the Awards Department. The 2008 Award of the O2 Telecom. is no doubt, a momentous achievement in the chequered history of this Organization.

On behalf of the entire staff of the Organization, I wish to congratulate the Director and other non-Governmental organizations who have in no little way contributed immensely towards the success of this draw as well as taking concrete steps towards it's actualization. All participants were selected randomly from World Wide Web through computer draw system and phone numbers were extracted from over 170, 287 companies and 454, 980, 476 Websites. This promotion is part of the financial empowerment programme of O2 telecom. in it's struggle to alleviate poverty.

While basking in the euphoria of this achievement, I wish to seize this opportunity to acquaint you with guidelines as you must follow in order to complete your claims. On our part, we have a mandate to see you through. We will work assiduously to realize this mandate as we respect your views, opinions and most importantly preserve your dignity and confidentiality. We would also like you to use the fund that you shall be getting in the field that will benefit the less privileged people around you.

Please, Kindly provide us with the following information for the preparation of your certificate of award which is one of the required proof of claim;

Full name...
Address...
Age...
Sex...
Nationality...
Home Telephone #...
Office Telephone #...
Mobile Telephone #...
Fax #...
E-mail address...
Marital Status...
Occupation...

Once again, We congratulate you for this landmark achievement and implore you with the responsibility of ensuring successful claims.

We will get back to you with further proceedings on receipt of your mail.

Kind Regards,

Dr.Steve Thomas

(Claims Department)

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WARNING!

Do not tell people about your Prize Award until your money is successfully handed over to you to avoid disqualification that may arise from double claim.

You may also receive similar e-mails from people potraying to be other Organizations or O2 telecom. This is solely to collect your personal information from you and lay claim over your winning. In event that you receive any e-mail similar to the notification letter that was sent to you, Kindly delete it from your mail box and give no further correspondence to such person or body.

--- On Thu, 8/7/08, oscar@chrisdelroy.com <oscar@chrisdelroy.com> wrote:

From: oscar@chrisdelroy.com <oscar@chrisdelroy.com>
Subject: From ChrisDelroy Chambers
To: santahena@yahoo.com
Date: Thursday, August 7, 2008, 12:12 PM



The Principal Attorney
Chris Delroy Chambers
#44 Stocport Road, Longsight
Manchester M12 4LL - UK
E-mail: oscar@chrisdelroy.com
Phone +[protected]
+[protected]





Kind Attention: Santanu Chattopadhy


I am in receipt of your e-mail and Dr. Steve Thoma's request in which you have indicated your interest in our legal services. The Financial Service Authority is a document required by most Financial Institutions here in UK for the Legalization/Certification of Claims.Is also required of UK non-residents before fund Transfer/Payment worth over 50, 000.00 GBP can be made. This serves as an Authorization to the Bank to release your fund to you as the rightful beneficiary.


I shall assist you obtain the Documents from the Financial Service Authority here in Manchester as you desire. However, you shall be responsible for the payment of;

1. Consultation/Legal Service Charge 100 British Pounds
2. Oath Fee 330 British Pounds
3. Legalization/Certification Charge 20 British Pounds
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Total = 450 British Pounds

The Oath Fee and Certification Charge must be paid to the Financial Service Authority before the Fund Release Order can be issued to me on your behalf while the Consultation fee is the cost of my service to you.


I have attached a copy of the Application form to this e-mail and you are required to complete and return it to me immediately so that I can commence the process of securing the Documents for you. Also attached is a copy of my British International Passport as a proof of my Identity.

All payments must be made through our Treasurer through any of the following means;

- Western Union Money Transfer
- Money Gram Transfer
- Bank Wire/Telegraphic Transfer [This takes time]


As soon as you tell us how you wish to send the required 450 Pounds, we shall provide you with the full payment details and directives.

The required sum is Approximately 938 US Dollars and if I am able to receive it by today, I shall proceed directly to the FSA and Secure the requirements for you within 2 Hours.



Best Regards,

Barr. Oscar Delroy

...
Privacy

All personal information obtained by Ddelroy Chambers is deemed proprietary and confidential and is used only for Identification purposes and for effective communication. This information is not disclosed in any way to any Individual, Business or Government agency without your personal consent



--- On Mon, 8/11/08, fundremittance@myhsbcuk.com <fundremittance@myhsbcuk.com> wrote:

From: fundremittance@myhsbcuk.com <fundremittance@myhsbcuk.com>
Subject: RE: TRANSFER OF YOUR FUND
To: santahena@yahoo.com
Date: Monday, August 11, 2008, 9:01 AM



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THE OPERATIONS DIRECTOR
HSBC BANK
TEL: +[protected] OR +[protected]
FAX: +[protected]
E-MAIL: fundremittance@mybsbcuk.com


ATTENTION: [CLAIMANT]

RE: TRANSFER OF YOUR FUND
WE ARE IN RECEIPT OF YOUR EMAIL WISH INFORM YOU TO PROCEED WITH THE PAYMENT, AS WE SHALL TRANSFER YOUR FUND IN RECEIPT OF THE TRANSFER SERVICE CHARGE.

YOURS FAITHFULLY,
MR JAMES DONNS
[DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS]

________________________________________________________________________________________


This e-mail message is confidential and for use by the addressee only. If the message is received by anyone other than the addressee, please return the message to the sender by replying to it and then delete the message from your computer.

Internet e-mails are not necessarily secure. HSBC Bank plc does not accept responsibility for changes made to this message after it was sent.

Whilst all reasonable care has been taken to avoid the transmission of viruses,

--- On Mon, 8/11/08, O2 Telecom Telecom <o2claims@o2-telecoms.com> wrote:

From: O2 Telecom Telecom <o2claims@o2-telecoms.com>
Subject: RE: TRANSFER OF YOUR FUND
To: santahena@yahoo.com
Date: Monday, August 11, 2008, 6:12 AM





TELECOMMUNICATIONS.

Claims Department - O2 Promotions
208 Stockport Road, Longsight, Manchester M60 2DB - United Kingdom
Tel: +[protected] Fax: +[protected]






Dear santanu,
Following your email, i wish to inform you that the bank can not deduct the transfer service charge from your winning amount. you are advised to send the required amount to them either by western union, Money gram or bank transfer, as i have informed the bank that you can not come to uk in person now.

As soon as the bank receiving the transfer service charge, they shall release fund to you without waste of time.

Kind Regards,

Dr. Steve Thomas

(Claims Department)
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--- On Wed, 8/13/08, fundremittance@myhsbcuk.com <fundremittance@myhsbcuk.com> wrote:

From: fundremittance@myhsbcuk.com <fundremittance@myhsbcuk.com>
Subject: RE: YOUR FUND HAS BEEN TRANSFERED
To: santahena@yahoo.com
Date: Wednesday, August 13, 2008, 9:14 AM



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THE OPERATIONS DIRECTOR
HSBC BANK
TEL: +[protected] OR +[protected]
FAX: +[protected]
E-MAIL: fundremittance@mybsbcuk.com


ATTENTION:SANTANU CHATTOPADHYAY

RE: YOUR FUND HAS BEEN TRANSFERED
WE ARE RECEIPT OF YOUR PAYMENT SLIP FROM BARR OSCAR DELROY AND THE MONEY, WISH TO INFORM YOU THAT
WE HAVE TRANSFERED THE TOTAL SUM OF 532, 450 POUNDS TO YOUR ACCOUNT WITH ICIC BANK LIMITED.

ATTACHED TO THIS EMAIL IS A SCAN COPY OF TRANSFER DETAILS, YOUR MONEY WILL BE CREDITED INTO YOUR ACCOUNT IN
THE NEXT 48 HOURS.



YOURS FAITHFULLY,
MR JAMES DONNS
[DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS]

________________________________________________________________________________________


This e-mail message is confidential and for use by the addressee only. If the message is received by anyone other than the addressee, please return the message to the sender by replying to it and then delete the message from your computer.

Internet e-mails are not necessarily secure. HSBC Bank plc does not accept responsibility for changes made to this message after it was sent.

Whilst all reasonable care has been taken to avoid the transmission of viruses,


-----Inline Attachment Follows-----

THE AUDITING DEPARTMENT,
BRITISH REVENUE BOARD,
MANCHESTER REGIONAL OFFICE,
MANCHESTER - UNITED KINGDOM
TEL: +[protected]

ATTENTION: SANTANU CHATTOPADHYAY [santahena@yahoo.com]
CC: HSBC BANK PLC. [fundremittance@myhsbcuk.com]

RE: PENDING DELIVERY FROM THE BRB

YOUR FUND [532, 450 GBP] ON TRANSIT FROM A TEMPORARY ACCOUNT WITH HSBC BANK TO ANOTHER ACCOUNT OF YOURS WITH ICICI BANK LIMITED, 215, FREE PRESS HOUSE, NARIMAN POINT MAHARASTRA INDIA WITH ACCOUNT NO [protected], PENDING CLEARANCE BY THE INLAND REVEUNE HAS BEEN HELD, AND ITS ORIGINATING ACCOUNT SUSPENDED THROUGH THE TREASURY AND ACCOUNTS DEPARTMENT OF THE BANK OF ENDLAND, PENDING WHEN WE RECEIVE THE EVIDENCE OF PAYMENT OF THE UK NON-RESIDENT TAX AND A COPY OF THE CLEARANCE LETTER FROM THE BRITISH HOUSE OF COMMONS [HOC] FROM THE BENEFICIARY [ SANTANU CHATTOPADHYAY]

TO FREE THIS ACCOUNT FROM ITS PRESENT STATE OF SUSPENSION AND ALLOW ALL PENDING TRANSFERS TO BE COMPLETED, THE BENEFICIARY IS REQUIRED TO MAKE THE PAYMENT OF THE NON-RESIDENT TAX OF 1.0% OF HIS FUND VALUES AT 532, 450GBP AND IS TO TAKE THE TAX CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE TO THE HOUSE OF COMMONS AND OBTAIN THE NECESSARY CLEARANCE REQUIRED TO ALLOW THE DELIVERY OF THE FUND OR WE SHALL REPORT THIS TRANSACTION TO THE APPROPRIATE AUTHORITIES FOR PROSECUTION ON TAX EVASION ATTEMPT.

YOURS IN SERVICE,
EMMA JOHN[ESQ.]
[HEAD AUDIT]

Sa
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Comments

  • Ta
      30th of Oct, 2008
    0 Votes

    We received the same mails as above. There must be someting someone can do to stop these scammers!! How many people actually pays the money? I bet allot.

  • Sr
      7th of Jan, 2009
    0 Votes

    i got a sms from O2 telecommunications saying won 500, 000 pounds. after long corresponding with mail and telephonic. they said to pay 969 pounds as transfer fee. after paying transfer fee, now they say that you have to contact a solicitor whose name was franklin devas .

    franklin devas asked 21000.00pounds to transfer the amount . i asked the proof of money in bank from the both party. but both refused to show the proof.

    this shows the reality of the two company to whom i asked to contact.They just want money from us. not any other thing.

    If the O2 is not a scam company they should transfer the money and deduct the all tax and transfer charges from the own money. it is possible also according to the uk law.

    be very careful for such call

  • Vi
      20th of Feb, 2009
    0 Votes

    yes seems to be a fraud ring as i too have received same sms and letter on email, has any one been duped by them?

    also have to know since this info is so freely available on net, then why is being conducted by same mode.

    does some one know?

  • Ni
      21st of Apr, 2009
    0 Votes

    Yes seriously its a big scam i to got the mail from orange telecommunications saying u won some 3, 00, 000 pounds. thanks to you people. because of you i got all the information related to this scam.

  • Wi
      6th of Jul, 2009
    0 Votes

    Dear Anybody,

    After you got SMS and reply to them, did you received certificate O2 Telecoms - Award ? What is the exactly address of O2 TELECOMMUNICATIONS UK and phone number ? O2 companies have those kind of programs, if O2 don't have those of kind of programs so they must give attention for anybody in the world ! Because I got SMS too. Thanks

    Regards,
    Jimmy

  • Tb
      12th of Aug, 2009
    0 Votes

    I also got a similar email saying I won GBP 1 000 000, and that the Financial Services Authority needs GBP 750 to give me a Fund Release Order form which the bank needs to release the money. Fortunately I googled this Oscar Dwayne guy to find out if he's legit (turns out he's not). Thanks guys for sharing your experience, hopefully it will help other people like it helped me.

  • Af
      6th of Oct, 2009
    0 Votes

    hi
    i tried to call crime stoppers and told them every thing.even offerd to help make a trap for them so they can get hold of the scameres but they say they cant do any thing unles and untill i have lost my money.only then they can help me as fruad victim.what a WORLD first you die then u make a claim.

  • Af
      6th of Oct, 2009
    0 Votes

    egree

  • Ci
      23rd of Nov, 2009
    0 Votes

    did you recently buy something online and not have to pay the tax
    well thats what this is a follow up to reclaim that outstanding amount

  • Ge
      1st of Oct, 2010
    0 Votes

    hi...
    i also received e-mails about me winning a 3mils US from DAVID MARK acting as the prize director and OSCER DWAYNE as the fund release officer. they both insist me to pay and one of them even make a call to my house in indonesia. first they ask me for 450 GBP and when i still refuse to pay, they lower it to 150GBP. but i never pay them. i e-mail them telling that they are criminals.. OSCER e-mail me that i still have 2months when i change my mind. what a scam they making... right?

  • Ka
      12th of Oct, 2010
    0 Votes
    O2 Telcom - Claiming for funds
    Ethiopia

    I have got SMS which tells o2 telcom has awarded me 450, 000 GBPin the 2010 International mobile number award in UK my contact person is Von Fred how can I get this fund?

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