419 Scam Example: "ASIA CASINO LOTTERY / DKV INSURANCE & SECURITY LTD"
"ASIA CASINO LOTTERY / DKV INSURANCE & SECURITY LTD" are labels abused by a gang in Spain for a fake lottery fraud (advance fee fraud, "419"). Despite the Chinese phone numbers and postal addresses, the scammers are actually operating from Spain. The real DKV insurance is a health insurance company.
Example of "ASIA CASINO LOTTERY / DKV INSURANCE & SECURITY LTD" scam email:
FROM: THE OFFICE OF THE LOTTERY COORDINATOR, ASIA CASINO LOTTERY INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMM / PRIZE AWARD DEPARTMENT, Nš 1907, Futuran Plaza,644 How Ming Street, Kwun Tong, Hong Kong. 14th May 2005 DEAR WINNER, WINNER OF FIRST CATEGORY DRAWS Congratulations to you as we bring to your notice, the results of the 1st Category draws of ASIA CASINO LOTTERY PROGRAMM. We are happy to inform you that you have emerged as a winner under the first Category, which is part of our promotional draws. The draws were held on Friday 6th May,2005 and results are being officially announced today. Participants were selected through a computer ballot system drawn from 300,000 names/email addresses of individuals and companies from Africa, America, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, and Oceania as part of our International Promotions Program. You, attached to ticket number 572000, with serial number 009888 drew the winning numbers 10-17-29-33-41-55 which consequently won in the first Category. You have therefore been awarded a lump sum pay out of $ 1,250,000.00 (ONE MILLION TWO HUNDRED AND FIFTY THOUSAND US DOLLARS),which is the winning payout for 1st Category winners. This is from the total prize money of $15,000,000.00 (FIFTEEN MILLION DOLLARS)shared among (12) Twelve winners of different categories.CONGRATULATIONS! Your fund is now deposited with our International Funds Transfer agents DKV INSURANCE & SECURITY LIMTED and has been insured in your name. 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 your claims has been completed, and your funds remitted to your account. This is part of our security protocol to avoid double claiming or unscrupulous acts by participants/no participants of this program. We also wish to bring to your notice our end of year premium stakes draw where you stand a chance of winning up to $25,000 000.00 million Dollars,that will be shared amongst 10 winners worldwide, we hope that with a part of your prize you will participate. Please contact your claims agent immediately for due processing and remittance of your Prize money to a bank account of your choice: MR.DEMMION LAWRENCE FINANCE MANAGER, DKV INSURANCE & SECURITY LTD 32 JiaXing Tower HuBin DongLu,XiaMen, China TEL:0086 134 2507 0922, Email:firstname.lastname@example.org You are advised to contact your agent by email or Telephone within Two weeks of receiving this notice. Failure to do so may warrant immediate disqualification. NOTE: For easy reference and identification, find below your reference and batch numbers,remember to quote these numbers in every one of your correspondence with your claims agent. REF. NO. LDNL/1200773/05. BACTH NO: LDNL/119642/05. Congratulations once again from all our staff and thank you for being part of our promotions program. Sincerely, Jon Ming Lou ONLINE CORDINATOR, ASIA CASINO LOTTERY INTERNATIONA. N.B: Any breach of confidentiality on the part of the winners will result to disqualification,please do not reply to this mail. Contact your transfer agent immediately. ___________________________________________________________ Book yourself something to look forward to in 2005. Cheap flights - http://www.tiscali.co.uk/travel/flights/ Bargain holidays - http://www.tiscali.co.uk/travel/holidays/ ___________________________________________________________ Book yourself something to look forward to in 2005. Cheap flights - http://www.tiscali.co.uk/travel/flights/ Bargain holidays - http://www.tiscali.co.uk/travel/holidays/
Received: from [188.8.131.52] by mk-cpfrontend.uk.tiscali.com with HTTP; Sat, 14 May 2005 10:30:51 +0100 Date: Sat, 14 May 2005 11:30:51 +0200 From: email@example.com Subject: YOU ARE A WINNER OF FIRST CATEGORY DRAWS!
Reply from the "claims agent":
DKV INSURANCE & SECURITY LTD 32 JiaXing Tower HuBin DongLu, XiaMen, China TEL:0086 134 2507 0922, Attn:Winner, Congratulations from members of our staff,We acknowledge the receipt of your email with request to file for your winning prize. We write to clarify and explain our mode of service that we render to client on lottery claim related issue. Firstly, our ultimate aim is to ensure that the Prime Winner receive his/her winning prize. You are required to print and fill the CLAIM / PROCESSING FORM in capital letters and return back to us by scanned E-mail attachment for verification from the Lottery Company along with your photocopy of identification. Secondly, when you have been fully confirm as the Prime Winner after verification excerise from the Lottery Company we will start the processing of your claim by sending you the Payment Scheme Form to indicate the mode of payment you prefered which will be forwarded to the paying office to effect payment of your winning prize. The processing of your claims will be completed in three - four working days and subsequently you will receive your winning prize . You are advice to complete the forms in capital letters and return to us to enable us verify and commence processing of your winning prize. Your winning prize is covered with HIGH INSURANCE POLICY which is in accordance with article 34b subsections 132 of the International Lottery regulations as amended in the 1996 constitution this is to protect the Prime Winner of his / her claims and to avoid misappropriation of the funds. Be assured that in line with our principles of efficiency, transparency and customers satisfaction, we will handle all verification with the highest level of professionalism and discretion to ensure you receive your winning prize within shortest possible time. Due to mix up of some numbers and names, we ask that you keep your winning information confidential until your claims has been processed and your winning Prize have been remitted into your nominated account. This is part of our security protocol to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program by some participants. You are advice to call Mr. DEMMION LAWRENCE , FINANCE MANAGER, on telephone number Tel: 0086 134 2507 0922 , as soon as you send the Claim / Processing Form. Once again congratulations!!! Best regards, Mrs.Temeika Genji Li Secretary DKV INSURANCE & SECURITY LTD. __________________________________________________________________ Switch to Netscape Internet Service. As low as $9.95 a month -- Sign up today at http://isp.netscape.com/register Netscape. Just the Net You Need. New! Netscape Toolbar for Internet Explorer Search from anywhere on the Web and block those annoying pop-ups. Download now at http://channels.netscape.com/ns/search/install.jsp
Date: Tue, 17 May 2005 04:45:05 -0400 From: firstname.lastname@example.org To: emailaddress (Firstname Lastname) Subject: Attached Claim Processing Form! MIME-Version: 1.0 X-Mailer: Atlas Mailer 2.0 X-AOL-IP: 184.108.40.206
DKV INSURANCE & SECURITY LTD 32 JiaXing Tower HuBin DongLu, XiaMen, China TEL:0086 134 2507 0922, Dear Firstname Lastname, We acknowlegde the recipt of your completed claim processing form and ID, we have submitted your documents to our foriegn payment Department and fund release for approval and endorsement. You will require the services of our representing Attorney in name of MAIGA SOULEYMANA, to assist you obtain the INTERNATIONAL CLEARANCE AWARD WINNING CERTIFICATE in the Economics Ministry of China and allso to legalise your identification in the Chinese ministry of justice in Beijing, as Non resident here in China. This process will officially cost you the sum of $500.00,(Five hundred dollars) to obtain and legalise all your documents as non resident here in China. This official charges cannot be deducted from your prize winning fund as your prize money was insured upon deposit with (DKV INSURANCE) to it,s real value by Asia Casino Lottery international,the winning has also been insured in your own Name. Under this insurance bond policy, no one or co-operate body can lay what so ever claims to your funds, except you (MRS.DEBRA GALE MARAJ). You are to receive a total amount of $1,250,000.00 Dollars(IN YOUR BANK ACCOUNT) immediately the claim process is completed. Please send charges to the Attorney through his Name: MAIGA SOULEYMANA by Western Union Money Transfer as he prefers it this way because of a lot of clients/customers/ winning beneficiaries he is assiting in the same area. For further clarification on this subject contact Mr. DEMMION LAWRENCE, FINANCE MANAGER,on Tel; 0086 134 2507 0922, immediately. Best regards, Mrs.Temeika Genji Li Secretary DKV INSURANCE & SECURITY LTD. __________________________________________________________________ Switch to Netscape Internet Service. As low as $9.95 a month -- Sign up today at http://isp.netscape.com/register Netscape. Just the Net You Need. New! Netscape Toolbar for Internet Explorer Search from anywhere on the Web and block those annoying pop-ups. Download now at http://channels.netscape.com/ns/search/install.jsp
Date: Thu, 19 May 2005 04:55:43 -0400 From: email@example.com To: emailaddress (Firstname Lastname) Subject: URGENT! X-AOL-IP: 220.127.116.11
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