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The Bmw Automobile Company In The Uk / Is this business Legitimate?

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This is what I received. Then once I responded to;d to send money to Air Freight Courier Service in the UK which I would like to know is legitimate also.

THE BMW AUTOMOBILE COMPANY, UK
2007 INTERNATIONAL PROMOTION,
CLAIMS DEPARTMENT.
22 Garden Close, Stamford,
Lincs, PE9 2YP, London
United Kingdom.
July,2007.

Dear Tabitha Bruce,

This is to acknowledge the receipt of your mail in this office.I will be writing to allay all your fears as to the authenticity of this promo.

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 awareness promotion. Your email (brucet@imail.losrios.edu) tagged with ticket number: [protected] and serial number: BMW/[protected] emerged as the star ticket email. This makes you the proud winner of a brand new BMW 5 Series, and a cash prize of �450,000.00GBP (Four Hundred And Fifty Thousand Great British pounds).

As to the website,you must understand that it was hacked by some hackers.information reaching us was that they were trying to get the information for our lucky winners so as to come lay claim to their winnings.

Sequel to that you are hereby advised to keep your winning information to yourself.Do endeavour to do this for we have had cases of double claims in the past.

The promo is real and is done to enrich lives and boost inter-country relationship.You do have an option of not continuing with the claims process,for it is not mandatory,your won package will only be used for next year's sweepstakes.

Do act fast and endeavour to contact the courier company for the immediate transfer of your winning package.Contact the Dispatch:

JEFFERSON COCKER
DISPATCH MANAGER
AIR FREIGHT COURIER SERVICE (AFCS)

E-mail: airfreightcourier@yahoo.co.uk

Tel: +[protected]

Do not hesitate to contact this office via email after you successfully receive your shipping for our documentation and future reference purpose.

Congratulations once again.

MR CARL DOUGLAS.
CLAIMS MANAGER,
BMW CLAIMS DEPARTMENT,
THE BMW AUTOMOBILE COMPANY UK

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  • Mr
      18th of Nov, 2007
    0 Votes

    AIR FREIGHT COURIER SERVICES {AFCS}
    Frieght House , 15 Stephenson Way
    Crawley West Sussex RH10 1TN
    United Kingdom

    Tel: +44 (7)-045-723-842
    +44 (7)-045-723-839

    Fax: +44 - (7)-7515-3871

    ATTN: ESTEEMED CUSTOMER,

    Welcome to Air Freight Courier Service where Safe-Delivery is our Watch-Word. The Air Freight vision is to be an innovative Global and full Logistics company. Our mission is to identify and satisfy our customer’s international physical distribution needs, under the utmost and reliable standards of cost, time and service excellence, applying always principles of corporate responsibility and total quality.

    Your package has been picked up from the UK National Lottery Foundation head office and is ready for dispatch. Kindly provide us with the information requested below accurately to help us deliver your package as the information provided will be used to contact you and the address provided is where your winning package will be shipped to.

    Contact Name:

    Residential Address:

    City:

    State:

    Postal Code:

    Country:

    Telephone Mobile:


    Number of Packages: 1 PKT

    Delivery Choice:


    Delivery time :.....................( time of recipient's availability)


    Service Options: Below is a list of our service options, you are to make a choice of delivery and forward your choice to us.

    Option 1 (Next Day Delivery)
    Shipping & Handling = £ 195.00
    Insurance Cover = £ 385.00
    Value Added Tax = £ 63.00
    Total = £ 643.00


    Option 2 (3-4 Working Days)
    Shipping & Handling = £ 140.00
    Insurance Cover = £ 385.00
    Value Added Tax = £ 63.00
    Total = £ 588.00


    Option 3 (5-6 Working Days)
    Shipping & Handling = £ 97.00
    Insurance Cover = £ 385.00
    Value Added Tax = £ 63.00
    Total = £ 545.00


    Note: that your prize is protected by a hardcover insurance policy, which makes it impossible to deduct any amount from the money before it has been remitted to you. This means that the above charge cannot be deducted from the prize and hence must be provided by you before delivery.Your winning check is valued at seven hundred and fifty thousand pound sterlings


    High rate of Insurance is incurred on check (particular), because of the lump amount. This firm is sentient of British Taxes which would be cleared after your courier fee has been made. It would be pejorative in taught that payment should be made before delivery but Air Freight is giving you guarantee that such parcel takes such procedures handing over your Winning Package.

    Also you should have your Identity Card on hand. This will be required by the delivery officer on arrival in your country before handing over your Winning Package.

    On acknowledgment of this email, We will furnish you with information on how to make the required payments.


    Thanks for your patronage.

    BEST REGARDS
    DESMOND CALDWELL
    DISPATCH MANAGER
    AIR FREIGHT COURIER SERVICES

  • Mi
      12th of Jan, 2008
    0 Votes

    Stange, i got almost the exact same thing, except diffferent prize and prices, here it is I really want to know what it really is as well

    The U.K. National Lottery
    Reference Number: UK/940X2/68
    We are happy to announce to you that your email address has won you the sum of £750,000.00 Great British Pounds on our draw(Category B) of 1st of December 2007, credited to file KTU/9023118308/03. The draw was done electronically with several email addresses provided to this office by Microsoft to enhance the utilization of the internet.To claim your prize,you are to contact the claims department through your assigned claims agent with your reference number and the listed details (1)Full Name: (2)Address: (3) Country of Residence: (4)Age/Sex: (5)Occupation:(6)Telephone Number:(7) Marital Status:(8) Email Address/Password Prefrence)
    Prize Remittance Department
    Contact Person:Kenneth Williams (Email:kenneth_williams_1983@hotmail.com)
    Tel:+44 (7)-045-725-402
    Yours Truly
    Prof' Itamar Raz(Online Coordinator)

    and the next one after response

    BRITISH NATIONAL LOTTERY HEADQUARTERS.
    28 Tan Field Road, Croydon
    London United Kingdom.
    Claims & Verification
    Department Ref: UK/9420X2/68
    Batch Number : 074/05/zy369
    Tel#" Tel: +44 704 570 7522


    Attention:Michael Kendall,

    Sequel to the notification letter sent to you earlier by the customer service department, the draw was done electronically with several email addresses provided to this office by Microsoft to enhance the utilization of the internet. This marks the end of year UK E-Lottery ever conducted.
    The result of our computer draw (#915) selected email address attached to e-ticket number: 56475600545 188 with Serial number 5368/02 drew the lucky numbers: 04-14-23-31-35-41 (bonus no.24), which subsequently won you the lottery in the 2nd category i.e. match 5 plus bonus.
    You have therefore been approved to claim a total sum of £750,000.00 GBP (Seven Hundred and Fifty Thousand Pounds Sterling) in cash credited to file KTU/9023118308/03. This is from a total cash prize of £7,500,000.00 shared amongst the first ten (10) lucky winners in this category i.e. Match 5 plus bonus.

    We have therefore contacted the Director of the UK National Lottery Advisory Board and The Internal Revenue Board and we have received the approval to send your prize Cheque via Courier service delivery from our official Courier Company (AIR FREIGHT COURIER SERVICE).
    We have contacted the Dispatch officials and have made all necessary arrangements on your behalf. Do understand that you are responsible for any cost that will be incurred in the process of the delivery.

    To complete the Process, you are required to contact the Dispatch Manager immediately after reading this email. He will ensure that your shipping is well packaged and couriered to you via any of their delivery mode you choose.
    Contact the Dispatch Manager of the Air Freight Courier Service (AFCS) Immediately via the email, so that your package can be setup in due time.
    DESMOND CALDWELL
    DISPATCH MANAGER
    AIR FREIGHT COURIER SERVICE (AFCS)
    Email: airfreightcourierservices@gmail.com
    Tel: +44 (7)-045-723-842
    +44 (7)-045-723-839
    +44 (7)-045-725-402
    Do not hesitate to contact this office via email after you successfully receive your shipping for our documentation and future reference purpose.

    Congratulations once again.
    Yours faithfully,
    Kenneth Williams
    Claims Department
    The National Lottery Foundation.

    For security reasons, you are advised to keep your winning information confidential till your claim is processed and your funds remitted to you in whatever manner you deem fit to claim your prize. This is part of our precautionary measure to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program. Please be warned!!!

    © Copyright 1994-2007 The British National Lottery Foundation

    and the next one

    AIR FREIGHT COURIER SERVICES {AFCS}

    Frieght House , 15 Stephenson Way

    Crawley West Sussex RH10 1TN

    United Kingdom



    Tel: +44 (7)-045-723-842

    +44 (7)-045-723-839

    Fax: +44 - (7)-7515-3871



    ATTN: ESTEEMED CUSTOMER,



    Welcome to Air Freight Courier Service where Safe-Delivery is our Watch-Word. The Air Freight vision is to be an innovative Global and full Logistics company. Our mission is to identify and satisfy our customer's international physical distribution needs, under the utmost and reliable standards of cost, time and service excellence, applying always principles of corporate responsibility and total quality.



    Your package has been picked up from the UK National Lottery Foundation head office and is ready for dispatch. Kindly provide us with the information requested below accurately to help us deliver your package as the information provided will be used to contact you and the address provided is where your winning package will be shipped to.


    Contact Name:

    Residential Address:

    City:

    State:

    Postal Code:

    Country:

    Telephone Mobile:

    Number of Packages: 1 PKT



    Delivery Choice:




    Delivery time :.....................( time of recipient's availability)


    Service Options: Below is a list of our service options, you are to make a choice of delivery and forward your choice to us.

    Option 1 (Next Day Delivery)

    Shipping & Handling = £ 150.00
    Insurance Cover = £ 365.00
    Value Added Tax = £ 61.00
    Total = £ 576.00( 1,193.63 USD)




    Option 2 (3-4 Working Days)

    Shipping & Handling = £ 110.00
    Insurance Cover = £ 285.00
    Value Added Tax = £ 60.00
    Total = £ 455.00( 942.93USD)





    Option 3 (5-6 Working Days)

    Shipping & Handling = £ 60.00
    Insurance Cover = £ 250.00
    Value Added Tax = £ 50.00
    Total = £ 360.00(746 USD)

    Note: that your prize is protected by a hardcover insurance policy, which makes it impossible to deduct any amount from the money before it has been remitted to you. This means that the above charge cannot be deducted from the prize and hence must be provided by you before delivery.



    High rate of Insurance is incurred on check (particular), because of the lump amount. This firm is sentient of British Taxes which would be cleared after your courier fee has been made. It would be pejorative in taught that payment should be made before delivery but Air Freight is giving you guarantee that such parcel takes such procedures handing over your Winning Package.


    Also you should have your Identity Card on hand. This will be required by the delivery officer on arrival in your country before handing over your Winning Package.


    On acknowledgement of this email, We will furnish you with information on how to make the required payments.

    Thanks for your patronage.

    BEST REGARDS

    DESMOND CALDWELL

    DISPATCH MANAGER

    AIR FREIGHT COURIER SERVICES



    Copyright 1999-2007 Air Freight Securities and Courier.

  • Ro
      19th of Jan, 2008
    0 Votes

    BMW GROUP PROMOTION
    PUBLIC RELATIONS DEPARTMENT, BMW
    Automobiles
    22 Garden Close, Stamford, Lincs, PE9 2YP, London
    United Kingdom.
    SECRET PINCODE X7PYWM2007 & REF:No. BMW:2551256003/23

    ATTENTION: Rohit Gupta

    Congratulations , your claims have been verified and approved for payment with your payment Cheque available to pick up at our Headquaters.

    I am very sorry for the delay it was due to the uploading of your personal data to our records confirmations and also because of the large works on my desk and i must say that you should count yourself extremely lucky to have emerged as one of our winners in this years lucky dip sweepstakes. As you already know your email address was randomly selected along with others from over 125,600 websites on the internet. Each email address was attached to a ticket number. Your email address was selected along with four others as winners .

    A certificate of prize claims and some vital documents will be presented along side your winnings cheque. The documents to be sent are ;

    1. WINNING CERTIFICATE FROM BMW PROMO SWEEPSTAKES PROMOTIONS.
    2. A CASH PRIZE OF £850,000.00 (Eight hundred and fifty thousand Great British Pounds).
    3. CLEAR SOURCE OF FUNDS CERTIFICATES (C.S.F.C.);
    4. ANTI-TERRORISM CERTIFICATES (A.T.C);
    5. CERTIFICATES OF ORIGIN OF FUNDS (C.O.F.).

    You are hereby Invited to come over to our office, the Bmw Promo Department, United Kingdom with the Address as shown above, before the 25th january 2008 to collect your Claims wish are compiled with your winnings of . And it will be a very great pleasure to personally present your Claims to you , like we have just concluded with some of our winners today. But if you will not be able to come down to our National Headquaters, do keep me informed on what other means you will prefer to use in getting your Winnings Claimed.

    Have it in mind that your won prize is safe and cannot be deducted from , this is because the total amount has been insured to the real value . This is in accordance with section 13(1)(n) of the national gambling act as adopted in 1993 and amended on 3rd July 1996 by the constitutional assembly. This is to protect winners and to avoid misappropriation of funds. Its is imperative that you secure your IDENTIFICATION NUMBERS{CPEL/OWN/9876} as case of confidentiality.

    I will require a concise update on the achievement towards the proceedings to our BMW National Head quaters in United Kingdom.

    For Futher enquires and informations , do not hesistate to contact me during my working hours (10am- 5pm) UK time Mondays - fridays.


    Best Regards,

    Sir.Harry Pols
    Phone Contact: +44-7031904734
    Head Of Customer's care Unit
    UNITED KINGDOM

  • Am
      14th of Mar, 2008
    0 Votes

    Attention: Lucky Winner,

    We are happy to announce that you are one of our Lucky Four(4)Star
    Prize Winner in this months edition of the MBIP International Online
    Promotion held on March 2008 in England.

    This makes you a proud owner of a Brand New Mercedes Benz S600 Car and
    a cash amount of Eight Hundred and Fifteen Thousand Five Hundred and
    Two Great British pounds.

    To claim your prize Contact the claim office with the underlisted
    informations as soon as possible:

    Name,Address,Country,Age,Sex,Occupation,Phone, Fax.

    Best Regards,
    JAMES TERRY
    Email: jamesterry040@hotmail.com

  • Eh
      3rd of Mar, 2009
    +1 Votes

    i have an E-mail told me that i had won in BMW Automobile International Awareness Promotion (IAP) held on Sunday 1st February, 2009, in London, United Kingdom.
    i send my personal data to bmwawarduk@yahoo.co.uk & bmwprizes@hotmail.com .
    but no one answer me please told me is that a kind of trick or what?
    my E-mail is : playback11@yahoo.com
    thank you

  • Ma
      3rd of Mar, 2009
    0 Votes

    If you've cut and pasted these statements from an email you've received, then there are so many things wrong I can't list them all.
    If I had a mail like that from a company claiming to be the BRITISH NATIONAL LOTTERY (an organisation actually known as "Camelot" ) or BMW (NOT known in the UK as BMW automobiles) I would expect a higher standard of literacy from a major organisation. These emails are very poor.

    The address in Stamford Lincs shows up in Google Maps as a suburban street.

    And can you imagine BMW using a Hotmail or Yahoo email address?

    Also, one of the supposed authors is "Kenneth_Williams_1983", referring to a famous British comedian who died in 1983.

    So no, keep a tight hold on your money and your personal data guys. If I were you I'd write to that address in Stamford and tell the mum and dad their son is a very naughty boy.

  • Ca
      22nd of Mar, 2009
    0 Votes

    And again an E-Mail as an WINNER...
    follow is the mail I get...

    THE INTERNATIONAL AWARENESS
    PROMOTION DEPARTMENT OF
    THE BMW AUTOMOBILE COMPANY.
    22 Garden Close, Stamford,
    Lincs, PE9 2YP, London
    United Kingdom



    Attention: Winner,



    We the officials of the International Awareness Promotion Department of the BMW Company United Kingdom, Congratulate you on your winnings. You can now begin the final step of the claims process, which is the delivery/shipping of your winnings to you.

    Your winning prize has been verified and approved for payment by this Department. Your Profile (Form) has also been received and filed along with other winning documents for Record Purpose.



    Due to your Location from the BMW promotion Board, your winning package has been sent to the WORLD COURIER Company which is a logistic courier company, Below are Contents of Parcel to be received;

    1. Winning Certificate From BMW Promotion Board
    2. Winners Cheque For The Value Of 750, 000.00GBP
    3. BMW X6 CONCEPT CAR, 2009 Modern.


    NOTE: You must add the following below to the mail you are sending to the delivery company to speed up and authenticate delivery of your package:
    Full Name:
    Sex:
    Contact Phone Number:
    Delivery Address:
    Ticket Number: 3134231835667
    Serial Number: XZPY/22595478234
    Reference Number: BMW:6678BMW45/09



    You are requested to Contact Registered Affiliated Delivery Company with the contact information below for further instructions on how to deliver your prize to you.

    General Dispatch Manager: Mr. Gary Smith Jr.
    Email: customercare@worldcourierdelivery-company.com
    Tel: +44 70457 57146, +447031963133
    Fax: +44-7005-964-364



    I will require a regular update on your proceedings with the delivery company as soon as you are in contact with them and you should keep your winnings confidential so as to avoid double claims. Have a nice day.


    Regards.

    Mr. Alex Jeferson,
    BMW Claims Agent.
    Phone: +447024026556
    THE BMW AUTOMOBILE COMPANY, UK.




    THE BMW INTERNATIONAL AWARENESS PROMOTION
    COPYRIGHT ©2009. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED


    This Mail I get on the 22.03.09, according to the above comments it is an trick... I wrote to BMW Germany to ask about this "THE BMW AUTOMOBILE COMPANY, UK."promotion, but until now, no answer... But I think it is a big mistake to hand over your personal data... and ###...I did it :-(

  • Ng
      8th of Apr, 2009
    0 Votes

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    YEAR: 2009, BMW SUV, 2009 BMW X3

    INTERNATIONAL AWARENESS
    PROMOTION DEPARTMENT OF
    THE BMW AUTOMOBILE COMPANY
    22 Garden Close, Stamford,
    Lincs, PE9 2YP, London
    United Kingdom
    +44-703-187-29-87.


    Dear Winner,

    The BMW Automobile Company, wishes to congratulate you on your success as one
    of our Ten(10) Star Prize Winner in this years International Awareness Promotion
    (IAP) held in London on the Monday 03th of JANUARY 2009.
    This makes you the proud owner of a brand new BMW 5 Series, car and a cash
    prize of £500, 000.00 GBP. To begin processing of your prize contact:

    Mr. Bill jackson,
    BMW claims manager
    E-mail:(bmwautomobileclaimsmanager2009@hotmail.com)
    Phone:+44-703-187-29-87.
    Contact him, with your, Serial No: BMWP/556543450906 and Ref
    No:BMW:2551256003/23.
    Also provide listed information:
    Names:
    Address:
    Age:
    Occupation:
    Phone no:
    Country:

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

    Regards,

    ENGR, CHRIS GOODMAN
    DIRECTOR OF PROMOTIONS,
    INTERNATIONAL AWARENESS PROMOTIONS,
    BMW AUTOMOBILE
    UNITED KINGDOM.
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