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Lloyds TSB

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Dear Lloyds TSB Online Account Holder,

During our usual security enhancement programme, we observed multiple login attempt error while login in to your online Lloyds TSB account earlier this year We have believed that someone other than you is trying to access your account

For security reasons,we have temporarily suspend your account and your access to online banking will be restricted if you fail to update.

Note: We will be upgrading our new year SSL server to prevent fraudlent activity, in other for our customers not to fall into the hands of internet fraudsters.

Please click on the refrence below to initiate the verification process. and re-confirm your membership details.

Click here

Lloyds TSB

Thank you for your patience.
Sincerely, Lloyds TSB Bank Plc, Customer Service

The fake site is

http://pueblonuevo.com.ec/media/update-Lloyds/update.htm

The real site is

http://www.lloydstsb.com/

 

Shell Petroleum Foundation International

This is from shellpetroleumukaward@yahoo.co.uk

SHELL PETROLEUM FOUNDATION GRANT AWARD
Ref: PBL/CN/6654/CP.
Coupon No.PBL2348974321
MOTTO : STRIVING TO ALLEVIATE POVERTY ACROSS THE GLOBE!

Attn;Sir/Madam

NOTICE OF GRANT AWARD

The shell Petroleum Foundation United Kingdom , is glad to notify you that you have been chosen by the board of trustees and after series of secret deliberations selected you as one of the final recipients of a cash Grant/Donation for your own personal, alleviate poverty across the globe, and business development. The shell Petroleum Foundation United Kingdom, it was established in the year 2000 by the shell Multi-Million Groups and is now supported by the Yahoo Incorporation, Mircosoft Corporations and Emirates Airlines.

To celebrate the 7th anniversary program, the shell Petroleum Foundation United Kingdom in conjunction with other relevant bodies is giving out a yearly donation of £4,500,000 GB Pounds (Four Million, Five Hundred  Great Britain Pounds Sterlings ) to 10 lucky recipients. These specific Donations/Grants will be awarded to recipients worldwide; in different categories for their personal business development and enhancement of their educational plans. At least 15% of the awarded funds should be used to develop a part of your environment. This program has been conceived with the objective of human growth, alleviate poverty across the globe, educational, and community development, which is a measure to universal development strategy.These grants are issued every year around the world in accordance with the objective of the shell Petroleum Foundation International to alleviate poverty across the globe.

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. Be wise in spending the donation wisely on a project that will stand the test of time.

You were selected among the lucky recipients to receive the award sum of  £450,000.00 GB Pounds ( Four Hundred and Fifty Thousand Great Britain Pounds Sterlings) as charity donations/Grant from the Shell Petroleum Foundation United Kingdom in accordance with the enabling act of Parliament.You will be required to fill the form below and email it to our Finance Officer below for documentation and processing of the remittance of your grant.

After contacting our office with the requested data, you will be given your donation pin number, which you will use in collecting the funds.

Please endeavor to quote your Qualification numbers (G8-222-6747, EU-900-56) in all correspondence.
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PERSONAL INFORMATIONS

1. Name:
2. Address:
3. Marital Status:
4. Occupation:
5. Age:
6. Sex:
7. Nationality:
8. Country Of Residence:
9. Telephone Number (Country Code)-(Area Code)- Phone Number):
10 Cell Number: (Country Code) – (Cell Phone Number):
11. Fax Number:
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SEND ALL YOUR CLAIMS AND INQUIRIES TO FINANCIAL OFFICER

Sir,Lugard Bright
financial officer
shell Foundation.
Tel:+447011149709
fax:+4470928850201
Email:shellpetroleumukaward@yahoo.co.uk

We advise you call the Financial Officer Phone numbers to inform him that you have sent your informations. Tel: +447011146452

All information is strictly confidential and will only be used for the purpose to which it is been requested.

Finally, all funds should be claimed by their respective beneficiaries, no later than 21 days after notification. Failure to do so will result to outright cancellation.

Sponsor: The shell Petroleum Foundation International, Yahoo Incoropation, Mircosoft Coropration and Emirates Airlines.

On behalf of the Board kindly, accept our warmest congratulations.

Regards.

Mr Chris West
Deputy Director / Grants Co-ordinator
shell Petroleum Foundation International

WARNING!
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ANY MAIL RECIEVED OF THIS SUCH WITH ANY OTHER TRADE MARK OR ADDRESS SHOULD BE FORWARDED TO THIS BOX IMMEDIATELY, THIS WILL HELP US TO FIGHT SCAM AND LOTTERY IMPOSTERS. THANK YOU FOR YOUR ANTICIPATED CO-OPERATION. OR SENT TO THIS Metropolitan Police, Scotland Yard, London (International Crime Division) FRAUD ALERT EMAIL:   met_gov_uk@mail2police.

 

Microsoft Award Promotion

This is from custodyclient01@aol.com
Dear winner,

Please open attached letter of your winning notification and get Back to us for more information.

Thank you for being part of our Promotional Lottery program.

Yours Sincerely,
Dr. Green Smith (Director)
Uk Custody Client Services

They also attached this pdf file, microsoft_award_notification.pdf.

 

Mark Hughes

This is from markhug02@mail.com and mark02hug@libero.it

Hello,

I am Mark Hughes, i work with one of the banks here in England, UK.My apologies if you find my mail intruding, i do not intend to offend you but only wish to use this medium to propose a business transaction to you which i believe would be of financial benefits to both of us if you agree to work with me.

First,i would like you to know that i would understand if you take this proposal to be some scam or hoax as i would probably think the same in your place. I also receive a lot of spam mails all the time which to be honest with you is how i got the idea of contacting you through this medium from.I want to assure you this is a real and genuine business.

I am sorry,i can only give you a few details of the transaction at this moment as i am not sure of your position yet and would not want to risk destroying everything i have worked hard for so far by being carefree and disclosing vital information’s at this point that could get me into trouble,i have to be sure you are willing to work with me before i can give you the full details including my personal information’s.
The total amount involved is around (SEVEN AND HALF MILLION POUNDS)and all i need from you is to help me get the funds over to you safely, i have everything all worked out and there would be no risk or danger in this transaction.

If you are willing to co-operate with me on this deal feel free to give me a call or write me ASAP indicating your sincere interest and for further information’s and any questions you might wish to ask me. Thanks for your time and i look forward to a positive response from you soon.

Thanks,

Mark Hughes
Email:mark02hug@libero.it
Tel:+44-7045725771

 

Buzzle E-Card

Here is a phishing scam attempt

You’ve been buzzed!

Someone special has sent you a Buzzle e-card. To pick up your
card, click: http://www.buzzle.com/cards.asp?receiveCard=52939

If your email program does not allow you to go directly to the link,
please paste the address into your browser’s address window.

Send your own free Buzzle e-card today by visiting

http://www.buzzle.com/cards.asp.

Disclaimer: Buzzle.com is not responsible for the content of this e-card.

The scam site is http://buzzle.e-colorcard.com/main.php
Read more about this scam here http://www.buzzle.com/phishing.asp

 

PayPal Inphonic

Another PayPal scam

This email confirms that you have paid INPHONIC (sales@inphonic.com) $239.95 USD using PayPal.

This credit card transaction will appear on your bill as “PAYPAL INPHONIC*”.

PayPal Shopping Cart Contents
Item Name: NEW MOTOROLA V3 PINK RAZR RAZOR QUAD-BAND CELL PHONE
Quantity: 1
Total: $219.95 USD

Cart Subtotal: $219.95 USD
Shipping Charge: $20.00 USD
Cart Total: $239.95 USD

Shipping Information

Shipping Info:

Richard McElroy
202 N Magnolia Dr.
Saco, ME 04072
United States

Address Status:
Unconfirmed

If you haven’t authorized this charge, click the link below to cancel the payment and get a full refund.
Dispute Transaction

Thank you for using PayPal!
The PayPal Team

Please do not reply to this e-mail. Mail sent to this address cannot be answered. For assistance, log in to your PayPal account and choose the “Help” link in the footer of any page.
PayPal Email ID PP120

Here is the fake PayPal site

http://204.60.95.235:444/www.paypal.com/

 

CO-OP Financial Services

Another fake website, this time they faked CO-OP Financial Services website

Dear CO-OP Network Customer,

CONGRATULATIONS!

You have been chosen by our online department to take part in our quick and easy online departament. In return we will credit $100 to your account – Just for your time! Helping us better understand how our customers feel benefits everyone. 

With the information collected we can decide to direct a number of changes to improve and expand our online service.

We kindly ask you to spare two minutes of your time in taking part with this unique offer!

SERVICE: CO-OP Network $100 Reward Survey
EXPIRATION: May -  1 – 2007

Confirm Now your $100 Reward Survey with CO-OP Network . Reward services.

The information you provide us is all non-sensitive and anonymous. No part of it is handed down to any third party groups. It will be stored in our secure database for maximum of 3 days while we process the results of this nationwide survey.

Please do not reply to this message. For any inquiries, contact Customer Service.

Document Reference: (87051203).

Copyright 2001 – 2007, CO-OP Network,N.A. 

The scam website is

http://mail.zjnrcb.com/www.co-opnetwork.org/index.html

The real website is

http://www.co-opnetwork.org

 

Mid America Bank

Mid America Bank clients be warned, there is a scam email spreading across the Internet. Here is the message:

Security Notice

Mid America Bank knows that you care how information about you is used and shared, and we appreciate your trust that we will do so carefully and sensibly. However we recently noticed that your account was accessed from several foregin IP addresess. Because information about our customers is an important part of our business we treated this matter as a possible fraudulent attempt to obtain your personal (sensitive) information. This has resulted in the suspension of your account untill your personal information can be verified . To begin the verification process please access your account immediately by following the secure link below:

https://www.midamericabank.com/log_into.cfm

If the verification process is successful your account will be restored in aproximatly 24 hours.

* Please Note: If your account information is not verified within the next 72 hours, we will assume this account has been compromised and will be permanently suspended. We apologize for this inconvenience, but the purpose of this verification is to ensure that your account has not been fraudulently used and to combat fraud.

The scam website is

http://mail.zjnrcb.com/security/index.html

 

CitiBank eAlert

Watch out for this one

Greetings Customer : We recently reviewed your account, and suspect that your CitiBank Internet Banking account has been accessed by an unauthorized third party. Protecting the security of your account and of the CitiBank network is our primary concern. Therefore, as a preventative measure, your profile has been locked due to inactivity or because of too many failed login attempts.

To restore your account access, please take the following steps to ensure that your account has not been compromised:

1. Update your CitiBank account.

2.Review your personal information on file with our bank and your recent account history for any unauthorized withdrawals or deposits. If any unauthorized activity has taken place on your account, report to CitiBank staff immediately.

To get started, please click the link below:

https://web.da-us.citibank.com/cgi-bin/citifi/portal/l/l.do

Sincerely,

CitiBank

For phone number and e-mail information, please
visit the Contact Us section of citibank.com.

Privacy and Security
To access the CitiBank privacy policy go to http://www.citibank.com/domain/redirect/bv/util/privacy.htm

Please note that you are unable to respond directly to this message. If you have any questions about your account or if you need further assistance, please contact CitiBank Customer Service.

CitiBank, Inc. and its subsidiaries are not responsible for and do not endorse any information, advice, opinions and services from third-party news information or service providers.
Copyright © 2007 Citigroup Inc.

Notice the scam link is

http://www.fj-hitech.com/edu/pic/citicards.com/uscardsindex.htmProspect_ID=43AF15F2027B48249BDBDEAF90496E27/index.html

 

Microsoft Corporation World Lottery

This is from oliviam_2121@hotmail.com

 MOTTO: FIGHTING POVERTY AROUND THE WORLD

FROM THE DESK OF E-MAIL
PROMOTIONS MANAGER
INTERNATIONAL PROMOTIONS/PRIZE
AWARD DEPARTMENT,
MICROSOFT CORPORATION WORLD LOTTERY
UNITED KINGDOM.

Reference No:MSW-L/327015002/07
BATCH NO: 2007MAR#414
WINNER NO: 33

ELECTRONIC MAIL AWARD WINNING NOTIFICATION
AWARD PRESENTATION CENTER: UNITED KINGDOM

Dear Winner,

Microsoft  Co-operation Management Worldwide are pleased to inform you today 28th of March 2007  that you are a winner of our annual MS-WORD LOTTO LOTTERY  conducted in Africa being the host of the event for this present year MEGA JACKPOT LOTTO WINNING PROGRAM held on the 18th of March 2007.

Your email address was attached to ticket number 214-056-278  with serial number s/n-01025 and drew the lucky numbers 724-595-62-07-45 and consequently won in the 3rd category.

As a result of this , you have therefore been approved for a lump sum payout of US$1,000,000:00 (One million united states dollars) payable in cash credited to file Reference No:MSW-L/327015002/06 . This is from  total prize money of US$50,000,000 (Fifty million united states dollars) shared among Fifty lucky international winners in this category.

All participants were selected through our Microsoft computer ballot system drawn from a collation of frequent internet users  all over the world from America, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia and Australia,  as part of International Email Promotions Program, which is conducted annually to encourage the use of internet and computers worldwide.

Your fund (Cashier’s cheque) has been insured with your Reference No:  MSW-L/327015002/06 and will be ready for delivery but in order for your cheque to be issued and insured in your name and for you to begin your claim you are urgently required to provide the following information through email to Mr.Victor Lustig, Foreign Service Manager, London United Kingdom, {processing_claims_office@walla.com}

1) Your full names
2)Your full home / office address
3)Nationality
4)Direct Land/Mobilephone/fax numbers
5) Occupation / Age
6) Sex
7) Next of kin
8) Amount won
9) Lottery date

Please note that above detailed information will be absolutely neccessary for the processing of your payment cheques,drafts or wire transfers.

Also this winning is valid for Two WEEKS and failure to issue claims after this period will automatically void your payment.

Remember to quote your ticket number, serial number and lucky number in your future correspondence and most importantly as part of our security protocol you are to quote this security code MSW/JUN/SS06 to the Foreign Service Manager, this is to prevent scam.

Congratulations once again from the entire management and staff of Microsoft Corporation to all our lucky winners this year and thank you for being part of this Promotional lottery Program. Our special thanks and gratitude goes to Bill Gates of Microsoft and all his associates for alleviating poverty around the world through this promotion.

SINCERELY,
(Photograph)
Mrs.Olivia Malik
(PROMOTIONS MANAGER).

LOTTERY SPONSORS : CHIEF SPONSORS;
MICROSOFT CORPORATION UK,             MICROSOFT CORPORATION AFRICA,
MICROSOFT CORPORATION USA,           MICROSOFT CORPORATION ASIA .
Past winners.

[Many thanks to Annabel Hazama for forwarding this scam email]