A new brand of the online lottery scam has opened. This time said to be based in Malaysia, and under the name of Asia Online International Lottery. It’s a scam for sure, and my faithful server-side spam filter has stamped it as spam, but let it through anyway. It’s a weird detail that these scammers has sent it out with a blind carbon copy to my address. A true givaway that this was not intended for me only. How many others got it?
Date: 2007-mar-31 10:38
Subject: *****SPAM***** Call For Claims
ASIA ONLINE NOTIFICATION DESK.
GOVERNMENT ACCREDITED LICENSED!!
ASIA ONLINE INTERNATIONAL LOTTERY
IS REGISTERED UNDER THE DATA PROTECTION ACT OF;
WINNING NOTIFICATION:Registration Z720633X
WINNING NOTIFICATION LETTER
We happily announce That the draw (#966) of Asia Online Lottery Raffle Draw held on 31st March 2007. Your e-mail address attached to ticket number: 56475600545 188 which subsequently won you one of the Thunder Ball Prizes.
You have therefore been approved to claim a total sum of (One million two hundred thousand Dollars ) ($1,200,000) in will be released to you by any of our payment offices in Malaysia.
To file for your claim, please contact our fiduciary agent:
contact our fiduciary
Mr. Wong Vanfrant,
1.FULLNAME 2.E-MAIL ADDRESS 3.FULL ADDRESS 4.SEX 5.AGE
6.OCCUPATION 7.TEL 8.COUNTRY 9.AMOUNT WON 10.ID
INDICATE YOUR MODE OF PAYMENT:
**VIA COURIER DELIVERY……………………….
**VIA BANK WIRE TRANSFER……………………..
Good luck from me and members of Asia Online International Lottery
Mrs.Rita Tung Po
Asia Online International Lottery
Copyright ?1994-2007 The Asia National Lottery
Well. Even with a Hong-Kong Yahoo address they won’t be able to fool that many people with