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419 SMS Scams Posted by Mikko @ 14:31 GMT

There's an ongoing SMS / e-mail fraud underway.

People are receiving text messages to their phones that look something like this:

CONGRATULATIONS! Your mobile number has won 170.000.00 Euro in the ongoing GSM MOBILE PROMO. For claim contact +34-685-346-100 & e-mail gsmn92@yahoo.com

If you send an e-mail to the listed address, this is what you'll get back:



From: Gsm Notification (gsmn92@yahoo.com)
Date: 11.06.2008 11:49
FROM THE
DESK OF THE PROMOTION OFFICER,
GSM MOBILE SWEEPSTAKES PROMO.
CALLE CLAUDIO COELLO 41,  28001 MADRID,
SPAIN.

UNITED KINGDOM ( UK ) / SPANISH ALLIANCE GSM SUBSCRIBERS PROMOTION.

To,
Mr. Xxxx Xxxxxxx .
Verification No: CN435-663-6
Winning No: +35840XXXXXX
Country: Finland.
Date: 11th June , 2008.


Congratulations!!! On behalf of UNITED KINGDOM(UK)/SPANISH GSM Staffs we hereby
Congratulates you on your Mobile Phone Serial Number has won you the Sum of
€170,000.00 (One Hundred and Seventy Thousand Euro) on the ongoing UNITED
KINGDOM(UK)/SPANISH GSM MOBILE PROMOTION . A Cheque has been issued under your name ( Xxxxx Xxxxxxx.) and it will be Deliver to your House Address through the Deplomate Parcel Officers.

PICTURE OF YOUR CHEQUE PARCEL CONSIGNMENT THAT WILL BE DELIVER TO YOU:

PostSafe Mailing Bags Size P26, 440mm x 320mm Pack 100

All the necessary documents that are require to receive your Winning Cash Prize are file along with your CHEQUE PARCEL CONSIGNMENT.

You are kindly advice to select any of the courier delivery service that will be suitable for you to recieve your CHEQUE in your door step.Beneficiaries are responsible for the courier delivery charge selected.The payment has to be make through the officer Name below.

COURIER DELIVERY OPTIONS
===========================================================

DHL COURIER
Courier Charges: €695.00
Insurance: ‚1,300..00 (PAID)
Administrative: € 579.00(PAIID)
Time of delivery: 72hours
Total: € 695.00 Euroo.

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FEDEX EXPRESS
Courier Charges: € 595.00
Insurance: €1,500.00 (PAID)
Administrative: €160.00(PAID)
Time of delivery: 84hours
Total: ‚ 595.00 Euro.

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UPS
UPS COURIER
Courier Charges: € 590.00
Insurance €1,300.00





Obviously you can't win a lottery if you haven't bought a ticket in the first place.

These guys just want you to pay for the "courier delivery" of your "cheque parcel".

There is no parcel.

Don't fall for this scam.





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