Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd. / scam - lottery funds
I received this e-mail in my inbox and then this follow up as copied below. It appears to be a scam as I have checked with Virgin and they know nothing about it.
'This is a notice from Virgin Atlantic Airways for you to receive the sum of£800, 000.00 Contact us
now.Email:email@example.com for assistance'
'Virgin Atlantic Airways
The Office Manor Royal Crawley
West Sussex RH10 9NU, United Kingdom.
Virgin Atlantic Airways private international e-games organizers and co-sponsors, NATIONAL LOTTERY BOARD, officially bring to your notice the final draw result of September, 2008 NATIONAL LOTTERY BOARD-wheel E-game which was conducted at our international corporate office complex in The United Kingdom, You have therefore been approved for a lump sum pay out of(800.000.00 GBP).
Your Email was selected Based on an internet random Selection Exercise and further information on requisites associated with the Processing and remittance of your £800, 000.00 entitlement alongside the provision of your qualification documentations will be disclosed to you by this organisation after you forward your informations to us which is stated below:
1.Name in Full:
4.Date Of Birth:
WE HEREBY, REQUEST FROM YOU, SOME ANSWERS TO THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS AND ALONG WITH THE REQUESTED DOCUMENTS TO ENABLE US FINALIZE THE APPROVAL OF YOUR WINNINGS PRIZE TO YOUR BANK UPON YOUR REQUEST.
(A). HAVE YOU TRAVELLED WITH OUR AIRLINE BEFORE...(YES/NO)
(B). HAVE YOU WON ANY LOTTERY OR EVER APPLIED FOR ANY LOTTERY BEFORE... (YES/NO)
(C). HOW WILL YOU ULTILIZE THIS FUNDS(800.000.00 GBP)AND HOW WILL YOU RATE OUR AIRLINE FROM NOW ON.
(D). KINDLY SEND TO US VIA E-MAIL YOUR SCAN PASSPORT OF YOUR DRIVERS LICENSE OR YOUR INTERNATIONAL PASSPORT.
I AWAIT FOR YOUR E-MAIL, ALONG WITH MY REQUESTED DATAS. ONCE AGAIN, WE THE ENTIRE STAFF OF VIRGIN ATLANTIC AIRWAYS SAYS CONGRATULATIONS TO YOU.
THANKS AND HAVE A NICE DAY.
This communication is confidential to VIRGIN ATLANTIC AIRWAYS and is intended solely for the use of the individual or organization to which it is addressed.It may contain privileged or confidential information. If you have received this message in error, please notify the originator immediately. If you are not the intended recipient, you should not use, copy, alter, or disclose the contents of this message
ALERT !!! Fraudulent emails are circulating that
appears to be using VAA logo and infomation, but
are not from us. If you receive similar email that is
not from us, kindly disregard/discard it immediately.
Do NOT reply any such email but genuine email from us
via this email address.'
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