419 Scam – "'Save Amina' lottery"
"'Save Amina' lottery" is a fake lottery run by a gang in Nigeria.
Please send us replies by "claims agents", especially money demands and payment instructions, we will publish them here.
Please forward copies of fraud emails to the abuse department of the webmail address listed as the contact email for the "claims agent". Ask for the domains / addresses to be suspended because they are used in a 419 fraud (see 419 FAQ).
From: "save amina" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: GOODNEWS WINNING NOTIFICATION!!!
Date: Thu, 22 Sep 2005 04:05:13 +0000
We are glad to inform you that you emerged as one of the lucky winners
in the "Save Amina" lottery . Your email address entry was picked by
our internet web site collators in recognition of your patronage to the
In the final draw, your email address was attached to ticket
number 023-0148-790-459, with serial number 5073-11, which drew the
lucky numbers 43-11-44-37-10-43, and consequently won the lottery in
the 3rd category. Thus, you have won yourself the prize money of
1,000,000 pounds !!!
"The Save Amina " lottery was initiated in Berkshire England,
on 28th of september 2002, to help raise funds to fight against women
right discrimination in third world countries.
Amina Lawal was sentenced to death by stoning for bearing a child out of
by an Islamic Sharia court in Zamfara.
The proceeds from this lottery will be used to help combat this
prevailing scourge in Africa, the Middle East, and Asia ; a scourge
that ridicules the essence of womanhood.
This Foundation in collaboration with Amnesty International and
other non-governmental organisations are liaising ceaselessly with
black-listed groups and subregions, notorious for women rights
Congratulations once again.and hope you will partake in the "SAVE AMINA
LOTTERY" when this promotional phase is over.
Contact your Claims coordinator, Dr.(Mrs) Medellin Rodrigo on email:
email@example.com OR firstname.lastname@example.org to claim your prize.
Co-ordinator, Human Resources.