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The Chevron/texaco Oil Company / verification of (scam) email

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Dear help desk support worker,

Last Saturday I received the following e-mail by a Mr Clay T. Helder stating:
Your email has won you $852, 000.00 Send Contact Details to Mr Ray David,
email: payoutservice0302@yahoo.com.hk

I then contacted Mr Ray David by e-mail and today (Sunday 28 Nov.) received the following reply:

THE CHEVRON/TEXACO OIL COMPANY
1092 CHEVRON LAYOUT, WUSE ZONE 2,
WUSE, ABUJA. NIGERIA.
Tel: +[protected]

Dear Beneficiary,

Congratulations once again on behalf of the Chevron/Texaco. We do believe that your cash prize of $852, 000.00 USD ( Eigth Hundred and Fifty two thousand Dollars) will be put into good use for community, educational and business development. On Behalf of the Screening Committee of Chevron/Texaco, we wish to formally announce to you that you have successfully passed the Email Screening and Verification Matching Test conducted for the five (5) online winners in your Category. Hence you are therefore cleared, your cheque has been issued and you can now claim your donation.

Fill your choice of delivery in the space provided below so we can send you futher instructions on how to make the delivery payment to any of the courier company you choose:

RECEIVERS NAME:
DELIVERY ADDRESS:
COUNTRY:
YOUR TELEPHONE/MOBILE NUMBER:
DELIVERY OPTION:

All necessary documents that will facilitate the clearance of your cheque in your name has been processed.
Your parcel contains the following documents:
1.WINNING CHEQUE VALUED THE $852, 000.00 USD
2.WINNING CERTIFICATE FROM CHEVRON/TEXACO.

These documents have been securely sealed and packed for security reasons which makes it impossible for anyone to view it until its been delivered to you.
Please select from the delivery options below, For safe delivery of your winning Cheque and other winning documents:


DHL (2 DAYS DELIVERY)

Mailing: ----------- $50.00
Insurance: ---------- $100.00
Handling charges: --- $43.00
Vat: ---------------- $30.00
TOTAL: -------------- $223.00 USD


FEDEX (3 DAYS DELIVERY)

Mailing: ------------ $44.00
Insurance: --------- $70.00
Handling charges: --- $40.00
Vat: ---------------- $30.00
TOTAL: -------------- $184.00 USD


UPS (7 DAYS DELIVERY)

Mailing: ------------ $39.00
Insurance: ---------- $50.00
handling charges: --- $37.00
Vat: ---------------- $30.00
TOTAL: -------------- $156.00 USD

Send your response to indicate your option for delivery you have chosen from the above, within the next 48hrs, because you only have 7 days to claim this cheque and after this period, your cash prize will be deemed to have been forfeited by you and will be re used in the drawings of the next edition of the lottery.
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 charges cannot be deducted from the prize and hence must be provided by you before your prize is transferred to you.
This is in accordance with section 13(1)(n) of the international gambling act as adopted in 1993 and amended on 3RD july 1996 by the constitutional assembly.This is to protect receipients and to avoid misappropriation of funds.

Best Regards,
Mr. Ray David

Of course I haven't sent an e-mail back to Mr David. My question is: does this Mr David really work at your company and is his e-mail a scam? Please, can you answer me as soon as possible?

Kind regards,

Eric Pieters
e-mail: e.pieters9@chello.nl

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  • Se
      8th of Apr, 2016
    0 Votes

    dear sir/madam I am a chemical engineer.
    I have an important idea and design .
    Although it is not completed ; but I sure about that .
    would you please tell me how can I submit that for you . Then if it is accepted;
    because I'm a poor man I want to share or sell it .
    with respect
    Mohammadi.S.M

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