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TNT / lottery money scam!

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Beware!!! money scam! this is two email that I received, "winning lottery money" and in order to get the cheque they try to get 500 usd don't believe it its money scam!!! see this link: /url removed/

Tnt courier service (tcs)
Customer/delivery services department

Reg order no: gx22589420

Attention: a. chaver,

Welcome to tnt courier service (tcs). we are a courier company that ensures a safe, sound and secure delivery of your parcels, making sure you get them when expected. your package containing your cheque, original copy of your certificate and security documents alongside your consolation prize have been picked up from the free lottery head office and its ready for dispatch to you as soon as you meet with any of the options below suitable to you and your winnings will be couriered to you immediately. you can now begin the final step of the claims process, which is the transferring of your cash prize to you in cheque.

The options, together with their associated conditions are presented below:

Courier of your winning draft to you via any of this channel listed below:

Tnt speed delivery (12 hours)
Mailing ;...£80.00
Vat (5%)...£050.00

Tnt express delivery (overnight)
Mailing ;...£60.00
Vat (5%)...£026.00

Tnt premium service (2working days)
Mailing... £72.00
Vat (5%)...£012.95
Total... £242.00=or=$476.69

Mode of payment

The charges are a little bit high because of the hardcover insurance policy we have undertaken in case of loss, amage or theft of your highly sensitive document and funds. we assume all responsibilities in case of any eventualities and we don't deliver on cash on delivery (c. o. d) because we don't accept cash.

Note:that your delivery charges cannot be deducted from your winning prize due to article 1186 section 45 subsection 2.3 of the united kingdom constitution as relates to financial and courier matters, which are duly codified in the united kingdom law. hence you are to note that the delivery charges must be provided by you before your prize is delivered to you.

You are to make the payment for any of the option you have chosen through western union money transfer/money gram so as to enable us speedy up the process of delivery after indicating to us the option you prefer. you are to locate the nearest western union agent or money gram to you and make the payment in favor of our accounts officer mr. adam smith with the details below:

Receivers informations which is our account officer,

Name of receiver: adam smith
Address of receiver:central pk est/mosley rd,
Trafford park manchester, 17 1tt uk

You are to send the following information via email as they appear on the western union/money gram transfer slip:

1. name and address of sender
2. amount sent
3. control number (mtcn)
4. test question and answer (if any)

You are to send a copy of the evidence of payment to me and your claims agent as well for confirmation. a confirmatory email shall be sent to you immediately we confirm your payment.

As soon as we receive confirmation and evidence of payment of the above charges, we shall dispatch your parcel to you immediately. the date and time of departure and expected date of delivery will be sent to you. it will take twenty-four hours to get your parcel delivered to you. you will be required to sign for the parcel and to do this, you will need either your international passport as identification or your driver's license.

All orders not delivered within ten (10) working days from this communication will be returned. please ensure that you confirm your delivery address. good luck and congratulations once again. please send your response within the next 24hrs to this same email address. we are glad to be of service to you.

Please do call customer line for confirmation.
Mr. henry fredys
(dispatch officer)
Tnt courier service @
You are welcome to tnt courier service

Dear winner,

Your ticket number: [protected] with serial number 5368/05 drew the lucky number: 29. we are pleased to notify you that your email address emerged as a winner in our promotional lotto sweepstakes and as a result you have been granted the lump sum payout of (500.000.00 (g. b. p) which is equivalent to ($917,956.00 usd). contact your claims officer below for your claims/winnings.

Claims officer : abraham vicki.

You are to forward the following details to enable us clear your file for immediate payment:

1. full names: _
2. address: _
3. age: _
4. sex: _
5. marital status: _
6. occupation: _
7. phone numbers: _
8. fax number: _
9. country: _

Mrs. trisha moore.
Free lottery coordinator.

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  • Ce
      31st of Jan, 2008

    I received a check in the mail. It stated that we had won a lottery for 250,000.00. All we had to do, of course, was with the check we'd received, which was for $4,850.00, was to go to the bank and deposit it, cash it,..blah blah blah. We needed to send them a check for $2500.00, which would take care of the income taxes on it. Stupidly, I took it to the bank, deposited $2000.00 in checking, $2000.00 in savings, and got cash back of $850.00. My fault that I didn't read the letter that came with it, but my husband said to be looking for a check in the mail and deposit it as said. Well, next thing I know, the bank sends a notice that they'd taken the $4850.00 out of our checking acct., as the check was ALTERED/FICTITIOUS. This was "drawn" off Wells Fargo Bank. NA Minnesota South 206 East Hickory St. Mankato, MN 56001. The check's dated 10/17/2007. What they expect you to do is send the $2500.00 back to them, they close out the so called legal acct. before the check can clear, and they have your $2500.00!! These checks look good, as they have a watermark on the back, and other things to fool you. Anyway, I've taken the copy of the check to Sheriff's office, where they've promised to get FBI involved! We'll see. Celia Adams

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