Beware! Its a Cyber World: UK National Lottery Winning Notification Scam
Today, I received following Lottery Winning Notification pretending to be from notification department of UK national Lottery asking to contact Mr. James White for further processing.
Be informed that I had never participated in any lottery draw; therefore, how could be a winner of the lottery in which I never entered. Beware of such Lottery Scams.
Contents of the mail are given below:======================================================
From: UK NATIONAL LOTRY (email@example.com)
Sent: Mon, January 24, 2011 7:35:25 PM
Subject: Email Notice
NATIONAL LOTTERY DESK
Reference No: ACCU/2011-200
Operation Code No: A333/ZZ5
We use this medium to notify you of the prize of one million British Pound sterling (£100,000,000.00) won by your email address in the UK
National Lottery online games.
Contact claims agent via email below:
Name: James White
Telephone: +447457 59411
Dear readers, don't believe it and don't respond to any of the contacts given in the mail whether it is James White or anybody else. Your any kind of response will make them sure that your email address is live and you will start getting hell of spam mails.