Facebook Online International Lottery is email scam

Chey | Report Scams
8 Feb 2013

I received a Bogus email

Facebook Online International Lottery

From: The Desk Of the President.

International Promotions / Prize Award.

Category: 2nd to you Dear lucky winner. We are pleased to inform you of the result of the just concluded annual final draws held on the 2nd of January 2013 by Facebook group in cash promotion to encourage the usage of Facebook worldwide. Your name was among the 20 lucky winners who won $950,000.00USD (Nine hundred and Fifty Thousand United State Dollars) each on the Facebook group promotion award attached to Lucky Number (FB-225-7736), Ticket Number (FB-172-60), Batch Number (FB-0281/544) and Serial Number (99352748-2013).

The online draws was conducted by a random selection of emails you were picked by an advanced automated random computer search from the Facebook in other to claim your $950.000.00usd the lottery program which is a new innovation by Facebook, is aimed at saying a big thank you to all our users for making Facebook their number one means to connect, communicate, relate and hook up with their families and friends over the years.

This is part of our security protocol to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program by some participants and scam artists all participants were selected through a computer ballot system drawn from over 20,000 companies and 30,000,000 individuals email addresses from all over the world. This promotional program takes place every three years. You may be rest assured that this is real and legal. There are some scam artists around but thanks to the FBI, 216 of them have been arrested.

You are required to contact the head of our disbursement department in the person of Mr. Lincoln Howard via this email address (facebookclaimsunit@live.com) with information below for the complete processing of your Winning certificate and further information regarding the disbursement of your lottery winnings.

Full Name:

Contact Address:

Mobile Number:

Occupation:

Marital Status:

Sex:

Age:

Country of Residence:

Nationality:

Lucky Number:

Ticket Number:

Batch Number:

Serial Number:

Your Email Address:

Furthermore, if there is any change in email addresses please contact us on time. Do not reply to this email, Contact the disbursement department with the email provided above.

Note: if you are not interested please do not bother to reply.

Thanks and more Congratulations! We wish you a prosperous New Year ahead!

Regards,

Mr. Wright Casey Jones

Facebook Online International Lottery is A scam,a hoax, a fraud, A snake, A Liar,not legit and fake.

Facebook Online International Lottery is email scam


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3 Comments

  1. Andi says:

    Here’s the one I got. I didn’t open it, instead I checked the message source. Here it is lol. (Notice the poor English and how it says “info@fbi.gov”)

    Received: from tygroup.net ([59.56.193.222]) by SNT0-MC4-F10.Snt0.hotmail.com with Microsoft SMTPSVC(6.0.3790.4900);
    Thu, 23 May 2013 04:04:35 -0700
    Received: from User ([50.79.80.49])
    (envelope-sender )
    by 192.168.0.247 with ESMTP
    for ; Thu, 23 May 2013 18:59:28 +0800
    From: “FACEBOOK”
    Subject: CONGRATULATIONS FROM FACEBOOK TEAM

    FACEBOOK ONLINE INTERNATIONAL LOTTERY
    FROM: THE DESK OF THE PRESIDENT.
    INTERNATIONAL PROMOTIONS/PRIZE AWARD.
    BATCH NUMBER: FB-0281/544
    SERIAL NUMBER: 99352748-2013
    TICKET NUMBER: FB-172-60
    CATEGORY: 2ND

    The Entire Facebook Team are very happy to inform you that your name appear on the FACEBOOK ONLINE INTERNATIONAL LOTTERY and we are giving out the total sum of US$950,000.00 (Nine HUNDRED AND FIFTY THOUSAND UNITED STATE DOLLARS) which is what you have just won.

    Your name was selected in a raffle that was made for the FACEBOOK ONLINE INTERNATIONAL LOTTERY for the new year 2013 with the lucky number (FB-225-7736) so we need your fast response so that we can proceed with the claim process of your winnings.

    Your name was selected by Mr Mark Zuckerberg the CEO of Facebook (Founder & amp Chief Executive Officer ). The promotion was made to make all facebook users to benefit from the profit the company made while they use facebook.

    Facebook is the first and ever largest means of meeting both old and new friend.

    The promo was done to serve as a means of appreciation to visitors on our site and also to help people to fight off poverty and to maintain a good standard of living.

    Kindly contact Mr. Thomas Charlse the General secretary of the FACEBOOK TEAM and appointed as your claims officer via this email (facebookclaimsdeptt61@live.com) immediately with the following information about you below:

    Full Name:
    Residential Address:
    Private Mobile Number:
    Age:
    Occupation:
    Marital Status:
    Sex:
    City:
    State:
    Country:
    Zip/Postal Code:

    As soon as he gets your email with all the information stated above he will tell you on what next to do as regards the claiming and receiving of your winnings of US$950,000.00.

    Thank you and More Congratulations.

    Agent Name: Thomas Charlse for CDAA

    Get some Zero paid Gear FBI SCAM PROTECTED

    Note: For security reasons and due to the mix-up of some numbers and names, we ask that you keep this notification strictly from public notice until your claim has been processed and your money remitted. This is part of our security protocol to avoid double claiming or unscrupulous acts by non-participants of this program. BE WARNED”

  2. Beth says:

    My message was also from info@fbi.gov

    From: FACEBOOK
    Date: 09/09/13 14:38:38
    To: undisclosed-recipients:,
    Subject: CONGRATULATIONS FROM FACEBOOK TEAM

    FACEBOOK ONLINE INTERNATIONAL LOTTERY
    FROM: THE DESK OF THE PRESIDENT.
    INTERNATIONAL PROMOTIONS/PRIZE AWARD.
    BATCH NUMBER: FB-0281/544
    SERIAL NUMBER: 99352748-2013
    TICKET NUMBER: FB-172-60
    CATEGORY: 2ND

    The Entire Facebook team are very happy to inform you that your name appear on the FACEBOOK ONLINE INTERNATIONAL LOTTERY and we are giving out the total sum of US$950,000.00 (Nine HUNDRED AND FIFTY THOUSAND UNITED STATE DOLLARS) which is what you have just won.

    Your name was selected in a raffle that was made for the FACEBOOK ONLINE INTERNATIONAL LOTTERY for the year 2013 with the lucky number (FB-225-7736) so we need your fast response so that we can proceed with the claim process of your winnings.

    Your name was selected by Mr Mark Zuckerberg the CEO of Facebook (Founder & amp Chief Executive Officer ). The promotion was made to make all facebook users to benefit from the profit the company made while they use facebook.

    Facebook is the first and ever largest means of meeting both old and new friends.

    The promo was done to serve as a means of appreciation to visitors on our site and also to help people to fight off poverty and to maintain a good standard of living.

    Kindly contact Mr. Thomas Charlse the General secretary of the FACEBOOK TEAM and appointed as your claims officer via this email (facebookclaimsdeptt80@live.com) immediately with the following information about you below:

    Full Name:
    Residential Address:
    Private Mobile Number:
    Age:
    Occupation:
    Marital Status:
    Sex:
    City:
    State:
    Country:
    Zip/Postal Code:

    As soon as he gets your email with all the information stated above he will tell you on what next to do as regards the claiming and receiving of your winnings of US$950,000.00.

    Thank you and More Congratulations.

    Agent Name: Thomas Charlse for CDAA

    Get some Zero paid Gear FBI SCAM PROTECTED

    Note: For security reasons and due to the mix-up of some numbers and names, we ask that you keep this notification strictly from public notice until your claim has been processed and your money remitted. This is part of our security protocol to avoid double claiming or unscrupulous acts by non-participants of this program. BE WARNED”

  3. Larry says:

    Thank you, but I received mine and it’s for ONE MILLION DOLLARS , does this mean mine is REAL?

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