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#767 by Guest Thu Jul 26, 2007 2:07 pm
I got an email from LG Electronics, Inc. Rep Gerald Fletcher or Susan Wallace saying I have won money. I'm sure it's a scam, right!
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#768 by ColinWarrins Thu Jul 26, 2007 2:11 pm
Is it from a Yahoo or Hotmail account? :wink:

#770 by benjamin Thu Jul 26, 2007 2:39 pm
If it looked like this then yes, it is a scam (and even if it didn't it's still 99.9% chance that it's a scam)

NOTIFICATION FOR CASH AID.
This is to notify you that you have been chosen By the Board
of trustees
of Yahoo! Inc as one of the final recipients of a Cash
Grant/Donation for your own

personal,education and business development.

LG Electronics, Inc. in conjunction with the United Nations
Organization (UNO) and the European union, is giving out a
yearly donation of One Hundred Million United States Dollars
as specific Donations/Grants to 50 lucky international recipients
worldwide in different categories for their educational pursuit,
health care,personal Business development and uplift of
their enviroment. These funds are freely given to you to
use for your business educational and personal development,
and at least 30% to be used by you to develop a part of your
enviroment, as this is a yearly program, which is a measure
of universal development strategy, and eradication of poverty.

Please kindly note that you are not the only beneficiary in
your country this year, and your country is not the only country
that is benefiting from this donation, as beneficiaries have been
chosen from countries from all continents.
The idea of this donation is that within ten years from now,
there will be notable richness among many unusual people around the
world.

This will give many people the opportunity to get their lives to a
stage where they had always wanted. Kindly note that you will only be
chosen to receive the donation once.which means that, subsequent yearly

donation will not get to you again, so its your choice to spend the
donation wisely on something that will last you a long time.
And please do not bother following
up this email, if you have benefited from this donation in previous
years.

Based on the random selection exercise of internet service providers
(ISP)and millions of Super market cash invoices worldwide, you were
selected among the lucky recipients to receive the award sum of
US$2,000,000.00(Two Million United States Dollars) as charity
donations/aid from the LG Electronics, Inc. and the UNO in
accordance with the enabling act of Parliament.Note that,
your email was selected from either the internet, or a
Shop's cash invoice around your area in which you might h
ave purchased something from.

You are required to expeditiously Contact the Executive Secretary
below for qualification documentation and processing of your claims,
from Monday through Sunday.
On contact with this officer, you'll be given your donation
pin number which you will use in collecting the funds.Please endeavor
to quote your Qualification numbers (N-222-6747, E-900-56) in all
discussions.
***********************************************
Executive Secretary,
Mr. Gerald Fletcher
Tel:+316 264 39087
Fax:+318 474 54671
Email: [email protected]
************************************************
Please note that this donations/Grants are strictly administered by
"European Union" under delegated powers from the UNO. you are by
all means hereby advised to keep this whole information confidential
until you have been able to collect your donation, as there have been
any cases of double and unqualified claim, due to beneficiaries
informing third parties about his/her donation.
Finally, all funds should be claimed by their respective beneficiaries,

ot later that 15 days after notification, as failure to do so will be
to that
particular beneficiary cancelled and its donation reserved for next
years receipients.
On behalf of the Board kindly accept our warmest congratulations
Yours Sincerely,
Mrs.Susan Wallace
(European award department)

#791 by Jack.Clements Thu Jul 26, 2007 8:03 pm
I don't believe LG is running any lotteries, nor is any other company. Occasionally a company will run a promotion involving prizes, but they never run lotteries, and they certainly don't do it secretly - what's the benefit of keeping something like that quiet? When they offer prizes, it's hyped to the heavens to try to pull people to their product. There isn't much detail in your posting but it's almost certainly a scam.

Looks like the consensus is that it's a lottery scam.

#813 by Mr. Mugu Fri Jul 27, 2007 9:51 am
A good rule of thumb to remember is that if you have not entered a lottery you can not win it.

#1070 by Guest Tue Jul 31, 2007 10:57 pm
Although the writer has very good English skills there's enough lad in it to mark it as a scam.

The idea of this donation is that within ten years from now,
there will be notable richness among many unusual people around the
world.


Based on the random selection exercise of internet service providers
(ISP)and millions of Super market cash invoices worldwide, you were
selected among the lucky recipients to receive the award sum of
US$2,000,000.00(Two Million United States Dollars)

#1078 by B. A. Ware Wed Aug 01, 2007 12:17 am
^^^^Yeah, thats a scam. Did they give you a website to go to? If so, could you post it?

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