Heineken Green Promotion Million Dollar Scam

Posted: November 21, 2007 in E-Mail fraud, Phishing spoofing, Uncategorized
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I guess it is my lucky day, a million bucks! Now what will I do with all that money? Perhaps Fred has a few suggestions for me. However; I would like him to explain to me how he knew that my name would be chosen prior to the draw?

Now that’s amazing Fred! I tried to give you a call but they said you were gone Phishing. Seems you don’t have a company email address, you should talk to your Boss about that, a big company like yours should at least be able to furnish you with one.

Just send the million to me and I promise to buy you a book on English grammar. Sorry but this email merits a flush.

From:

HEINEKEN GREEN PROMOTION
Reply-To: heineken.claimsdepartment@yahoo.co.uk
To: XXXX@XXX.com
Received-On: Today 12:09 AM
Subject: CONGRATULATION!!! YOUR E-MAIL JUST WON (US$1. 000. 000. 00 )Dollars
More…

! CONGRATULATION!
YOU’ VE WON
Sir/ Madam,
As part of awarding customers, Heineken annually lump out the sum of US$20. 000. 000. 00 (TWENTY MILLION UNITED STATES DOLLARS) shared amongst twenty lucky winners, which each lucky winner boast of US$1. 000. 000. 00 (ONE MILLION UNITED STATES DOLLARS) based on their winning category. All participants email addresses were selected through a computer ballot system drawn from
4, 000, 000 names/ email addresses of individuals and companies from America, Asia, Australia, Africa, Canada, Europe, Middle East, and new Zealand as part of our international promotion program. This year draw took place on the 21th of November 2007 at Amsterdam, Netherlands.
We are hereby happy to inform you that you/ your company emerged one of the lucky winners in this year HEINEKEN GREEN PROMOTION. You/ your company have therefore been awarded a lump sum pay out of US$1. 000. 000. 00 (ONE MILLION UNITED STATES DOLLARS) in cash. Which is the winning payout of category A winners.
In your best interest and also to avoid mix up of numbers and names of any kind, we request that you keep the entire details of your award strictly from public notice until the process of transferring claims has been completed, and your fund remitted to your account. This part of our security protocol to avoid double claiming or unscrupulous acts by participants/ non-participants of this program.
In order to claim you prize you are hereby ask to contact the claim agent in which your winning category falls under not less than one week of this notification.
MR. FRED ALEX.
CLAIMING OFFICER (DIVISION A)
HEINEKEN GREEN PROMOTION
EMAIL: heineken.claimsdepartment@yahoo.co.uk
NOTE: For easy reference and identification find below your reference and batch number. And also you are to forward this notification to the agent with your first correspondence with them, whether by email.
REFERENCE NUMBER: CGL/ 7668/ 94-55/ 11
BATCH NUMBER: 9541 HN
Congratulation once again from all our staff and thank you for being part of our promotions program.
Sincerely,
Heineken Promotion Services.

Comments
  1. Ganea says:

    I’ve recived one of that! LOOOOL! so stupid! who the f*** made this one?

  2. gariell says:

    Ganea,

    Were you one of the lucky 20 people who won a million United States of America Dollars? Just in time for Xmass. Need not say more on this one.LOL!

  3. cecilia says:

    i had recieve the stupid email and i believe.. how stupid am i to belive that i am going to win 500,000 pound. it’s just a scam because i was check the address of the office that the email provide, it’s a government department address. how fool i am but luckyly i do not lose anything. damn hate the one who sent the email, must be too lonely and not loving by anyone so they did this thing to having fun for themselves. by the way, they get nothing, i just can’t understand the purpose of them to did this. stupid!

  4. Sandy says:

    Had me believing that I won $5,00,000 United States dollars. The scary thing is that I did enter a Heineken contest on line. I didn’t call the number provided because it required an overseas telephone exchange. I am glad I searched the web to see if this is a scam. They email a International processing center form to fill out. Which they want you to include a copy of your Photo ID. or passport. I was so close to providing the info. Shame on me for getting so caught up on this dupe. Shame on them also.

  5. gariell says:

    Sandy,
    Glad you did a little research and hope that the site helped out .

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