Old  October 29th, 2004, 10:03am     #1
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I think not. Got an Email from National Sweepstakes Lottery. The company being National Sweepstakes saying I was one of 10 winners. Registered Office address is 2-4 Royal Terrace, South end, Johannesburg, South-Africa. Suppose to send them An Id- Copy of my Drivers license rules stated I could send a Notarized Lottery release form but their letter requested My Drivers Lic. Sounds Like Scam to me. Anyone else getting this email or know of it?

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  Old  October 29th, 2004, 10:04am     #2
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yes, this is definitely a scam...

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  Old  October 29th, 2004, 10:11am     #3
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I heard about this on our local news the other day, Definitely a scam! Very smart not to fall for it.
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  Old  October 29th, 2004, 10:13am     #4
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I've had three or four of these e-mails. They are all
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  Old  October 29th, 2004, 10:14am     #5
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I have gotten two of these in the last few months. Bastards!
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  Old  October 29th, 2004, 10:15am     #6
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Send them a phony ID and let them TRY to get into this country with THAT!
Give them a phony Social security number starting with a 9. SS#'s don't start with 9.
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  Old  October 29th, 2004, 10:15am     #7
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  Old  October 29th, 2004, 10:19am     #8
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You wonder how they got your name for that stuff!

You can forward it to:
http://www.fraudwatchinternational.com/index.htm
to be investigated. I sent them some Citibank phishing I rec'd.

FraudWatch International is a completely FREE service to the International Internet community. We focus on Internet Fraud and Identity Theft through the use of Fraudulent Phishing Scams, Lottery Scams and Nigerian 419 Scams.
Our Mission:
To reduce the incidence of Internet Fraud, and protect consumers from Identity Theft where personal and credit information is collected by fraudulent and deceptive means on the Internet.
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  Old  October 29th, 2004, 10:23am     #9
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I hate these scammers!!!

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  Old  October 29th, 2004, 10:27am     #10
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Yeah I've gotten that from them too.

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  Old  October 29th, 2004, 10:28am     #11
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Thanks for sharing. I have not seen anything from Africa lately. Nigeria scams were dominant for awhile.

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  Old  October 29th, 2004, 10:30am     #12
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A friend recently received one from Switzerland as well. Watch out! This one wanted checking account #s. Right-o.

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  Old  October 29th, 2004, 10:38am     #13
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definitely a scam... i hate that...

good for you not to be taken by it...


i got an email one time ...

saying how my last name was someone elses last name in another country

who had recently died and left a huge estate and could i possibly 'say' that i am related?

i immediately shot an email back telling them NEVER TO EMAIL AGAIN AND THAT I ALREADY CALLED THE POLICE...

i found out later that it was a very successful scam...

NEVER TRUST ANY INDIVIDUAL IN BUSINESS WHO SAYS ' YA gotta KEEP this SECRET'...

thats the hook...thats the scam ... you cant con an honest man...
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  Old  October 29th, 2004, 10:44am     #14
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I would forward this to the attorney generals office,
I believe there is a place to inform them of these e mails, whatever you do, do not send them anything!!
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