Euro-Afro- American Sweepstake says: "you are advised to keep your winning information confidential" Lottery
Hello, I am Miss Young. I received this story from a friend. Let me call her Noor. Go to the homepage to see more stories.
 
From: Noor
To: missyoung
Sent: Saturday, July 08, 2006
Subject: Lottery Payment

Sister,

I had recievedmany mails from unknown persons Namely Mr Philip Lowerance GM.Finincial Institutions National Remitance Department And Euro Africo american Lottery Agent that you had won the National Lottery ForUS$820.000.00 and congrates me and also sent me mails that you have to sent US$820.00 as Bank charges to South Africa.I had Also communicated them through mails and phones and requested NEDBANK South Africa  And Agents Also GM ; to deduct the bank charges from my wiinning funds and rest of my funds may kindly be transfered to India,Now they are paying their interest to get the bank charges from me not from my winning Funds ,at this stage I Have lost the Faith/surity upon them ,that If I Had Won the national Lottery The funds are kept in NEDBANK SOUTH AFRICA ,why they are not deducting the charges from my funds ,it is the responsibility of the Nedbank not of agents.I had also contacted the Chairman NEDBANK SOUTH AFRICA ,he has sent my case to higher branch for investigation & Payment,On other hand the bank had denied about the Knowing of AGENT DAVID MOGWERANE & Mr.PHILIP LAWERANCE GM.

 So keeping in view the facts please guide me properly ,so that Imay get Transfer my Funds From NED bank SNO.97560.in File KPC/9080118308/02,in this file according to them my money are deposited in NedbankSouth AFRICA,

A Lot Of Thanks From

Noor

 
. It all started with this winning letter:  
Lottery
From: national lottery <mailto:uk2006010@hotmail.co.uk>
Sent: Friday, June 16, 2006
Subject: CONGRATULATIONS WINNING NOTIFICATION

From: Mr. Alexandra Davis
Euro-Afro-American-Sweepstake Lottery
Headquarters: 1a, Bexon Court Carlton
Nottingham shire Nottingham NG4 1SQ Essex
United Kingdom
Customer Service: 580 NCA 85914
Ref: EAASL/941OYI/04
Batch: 12/27/Du34
Tel :+ 44-70-3174-8442
Fax: + 44 87 013 57957


                                     CONGRATULATIONS WINNING NOTIFICATION

Dear,

We happily announce to you the draw of the Euro-Afro- American Sweepstake
Lottery International programs held on the 12th  June 2006 in Essex United
Kingdom. Your e-mail address attired to ticket number: B9564 75604545 188
with! Serial number 97560 drew the winning: 02/06/18/36/37/44/Bonus Ball:
19/ which subsequently won you the lottery in the 2nd category.

You have therefore been approved to claim a total sum of
US$820,000.00
(Eighty Hundred and Twenty Thousand United States Dollars) in
cash credited to file KPC/9080118308/02.This is from a total cash prize of
US $1100,000,00 Million dollars, shared amongst the first One Hundred and
thirty (130) lucky winners in this category world-wide. Please not! e that
your lucky winning number falls within our Afro booklet representative
office in Africa as indicated in your play coupon. In view of this, your
US$820,000.00 (Eight Hundred and Twenty Thousand United States Dollars)
would be released to you by Ned Bank of South Africa.

Our African agent will immediately commence the process to facilitate the
release of your funds as soon as you contact him. All participants were
selected randomly from World Wide Web site through computer draws system and
extracted from over 10 ,000,00 companies.

This promotion takes place annually. For security reasons, you are advised
to keep your winning information confidential till your claims is processed
and your money remitted to you in whatever manner you deem fit to claim your
prize.
This is part of our precautionary measure to avoid double claiming and
unwarranted abuse of this program by some unscrupulous elements.

Please be warned. To file for your claim, please ! contact our corresponding
agent in South Africa immediately you read this message for quick and urgent
release of your fund, contact information is as follow: -

Barr. David Mongerane & Associates. ( Esq.
Solicitors, Conveyancers & Notary Public
E-mail: representative@webmail.co.za
E-mail: agent_representativeesq@ny.com
E-mail: agent_mogwerane@yahoo.co.uk
Tele: + 27- 78 -1415 181
Fax + 27- 73 -2220 646
4Th Floor, Elephant House
107 Market Street Cnr Von Williegh Johannesburg
2001
Post Address P.O.Box 61618
Marshalltown
2107

Please be informed that all winning must be claimed on or before 31 July
2006. To avoid unnecessary delays and complications, please quote your
reference/batch numbers in any correspondences with our designated agents or
us.

Congratulations once more from all members and staffs of this program that
has successfully won this competition. Thank you for being part of our
promotional lottery program.
Sincerely,

Mr. Alexandra Davis
United Kingdom Zonal Co-coordinator.

Mrs. Teresa Allan.
United Kingdom zonal Secretary General.
Thank you for your Co-operation
 
Mr
From: NED BANK <mailto:nedbank_bank@yahoo.com>
Sent: Friday, June 23, 2006
Subject: Application_Form.

                                                 NED BANK
(International Remittance Dept)
Hollandia House 127 President Street
Johannesburg 2001, South Africa
P.O BOX 1076
Tele: +27 73 5671718
Fax: +27 11 7203439/ 390
Ref: Nedbank; 1951/000009/06
E-mail ; Nedbank@mailbox.co.za

www. Nedbank.co.za
 
  
                                                                                            23/06/2006
 
 
                           (LOTTERY PAYMENT NOTIFICATION OF US$ 820,000.00)
 
Dear: Noor
 
Kindly view the attach files and you will see the acknowledgement letter  together with the application form you have to fill and return back to  this office via fax or mail. Immediately we receive the filled application form from you, the  telegraphic transfer of your fund will commence immediately and your  fund will be credited into your account within 48hrs.
 
Therefore, we advice you to give us your maximum cooperation to enable us  process the transfer of your winning fund to your nominated account.
 
Also  make sure you sign the application form. After filling the form send it through mail or Fax +27 11 7203439 .
 
 
Yours Faithfully,
Mr. Philip Lawrence
GM: Financial Institutions &
International Remittance Department,
Tel: + 27 73 5671718
Fax: +27 73 5671718/20
Fax: +27 11 7203439
www. Nedbank.co.za
Euro-Afro-American Sweepstake
Mr
From: NED BANK <mailto:nedbank_bank@yahoo.com>
Sent: Wednesday, June 28, 2006
Subject: Sopa9m: Bank Charges

                                               Nedbank
 (International Remittance Dept)
Hollandia House 127 President Street
Johannesburg 2001, South Africa
P.O BOX 1076
Tele: +27 73 5671718
Fax: +27 73 5671718 / 390
Ref: Nedbank; 1951/000009/06
E-mail ;
Nedbank@mailbox.co.za
www. Nedbank.co.za
 
  
                                                                                            28/06/2006
 
 
                           (LOTTERY PAYMENT NOTIFICATION OF US$ 820,000.00)
 
Dear Noor,

We have received all your information as supplied by you and your lottery Agent David Mongerane & Associates (Esq) in connection with the application submitted in your
favor and the approval has been given to it.
 
Please do acknowledge our handling and transfer charges which is calculated to amount to(US$820.00)  Eighty Hundred And Twenty United State Dollars Only ,which you need to pay before your prize money will be transferred into your
nominated bank account in your country.
 
You should not be oblivious of the fact that your prize money is under insurance coverage and as result of that the transfer charges cannot be deducted from
the winning sum until your prize money is transferred to you wholesomely without tampering by any person.
 
You have to send this payment through your lottery Agent David Mongerane & Associates to pay to us or alternatively you come down in person to South Africa to make the payment and monitor the transfer. And not that to calim this prize money is not a matter of force or compulsion to any of the winners and once you don't do you will stand a chance of being disqualified from the program and your winning prize shall be sent back to the lottery company with immediate effect at the expiration of the deadline given.
 
Please contact your agent on the mode of payment as you read this message.
 
The payment should be made on or before the given deadline so that we can commence proceedings in transferring your money upon the receipt of the
payment. The earlier we receive the charges the better for us to start immediate processing of your prize money for approval and transfer.
 
View the attached file and contact us immediately for advice.
 
Thanks for your co-operation,
 
Yours Faithfully,
Mr. Philip Lawrence
GM: Financial Institutions &
International Remittance Department,
Tel: + 27 73 5671718
Fax: +27 73 5671718/20
Fax: +27 11 7203439
www. Nedbank.co.za
Bank Charges
Mr
From: Africa Agent Barr Mogwerane <mailto:agent_mogwerane@yahoo.co.uk>
Sent: Friday, June 30, 2006
Subject: payment information

From: Barr. David Mogwerane & Associates (Esq).
Solicitors,Conveyancers & Notary Public
E-mail : representative@webmail.co.za
E-mail : representative_africa_mog@yahoo.co.uk
Tele + 27- 78 -1415 181
Fax +27 - 73 -222 0646
4Th Floor,Elephant House
107 Market Street Cnr Von Williegh Johannesburg
2001 Post Address P.O.Box 61618
 Marshalltown 2107
 
Attn:Noor,
 
 
Reference to your mail,I will also reafirm to you that we know all about Indian Monetary Policy.I will advise that you can send the bank transfer charges through ICICI  bank or HSBC bank as these Two banks have direct International bussiness relationship with our banks here.You have to go to any of these banks and make the payment from there.
 
 
You have also to inform the bank HSBC OR ICICI bank that the REASON of sending the money is as a Gift.The bank also called me these morning that they have also prepared all the necessary document relating to the transfer of your winning fund as all formalities have been concluded by the NED BANK of South Africa.The arrangment have been made that you will not have any problem at the time of your receiving the fund at your country India.
 
You have to make the payment with the information of my secretary with the information below:
 
NAME:MR THEOPHILUS MMEREMIKWU
ACCOUNT NO:62092729311
BRANCH NAME:CALTON CENTRE
BRANCH CODE:250205
SWIFTE CODE:FIRNZAJJ
BANK NAME:FIRST NATIONAL BANK
 
AS soon as you make the payment scan and send the payment slip immediately so that the bank will transfer your winning fund into your account within 48 banking hours.
Do not fail to get back to me should you need any assistance or querry
 
 
Regards,
Yours in Service
 

Barr. David Mongering. (Esq.)
(Africa Agent David Mogwerane & Associates (Esq.).
Solicitors,Conveyancers & Notary Public
 
Mr
From: NED BANK <mailto:nedbank_bank@yahoo.com>
Sent: Saturday, July 01, 2006
Subject: Nedbank

                                               Nedbank
 (International Remittance Dept)
Hollandia House 127 President Street
Johannesburg 2001, South Africa
P.O BOX 1076
Tele: +27 73 5671718
Fax: +27 73 5671718 / 390
Ref: Nedbank; 1951/000009/06
E-mail ; Nedbank@mailbox.co.za

www. Nedbank.co.za
 
  
                                                                                            1/07/2006
 
 
                           (LOTTERY PAYMENT NOTIFICATION OF US$ 820,000.00)
 
Dear  Noor,
 
 
With reference and regards to your mail ,You have to make the payment of the bank transfer charges through your agent because he has to come with the money and sign the release order on your behalf he need to sign some documents before we can release the money into your account
 
We can issue you with a letter of gaurantee that your winning fund will be transfered into your account as soon athe charges are paid.Why he advised you to write as a Gift is because we are ware of strict monetary policy of India and with that you will will not pay any extra or hidden cost when the money arrives in your country.It will also help to stop excess charge and taxation there in your country india when the fund arrives.
 
Alternatively,if you can make it before the dealine you can come down here to our office and make the payment by yourself.
 
Thanks for your co-operation,
 
Yours Faithfully,
Mr. Philip Lawrence
GM: Financial Institutions &
International Remittance Department,
Tel: + 27 73 5671718
Fax: +27 73 5671718/20
Fax: +27 11 7203439
www. Nedbank.co.za
 
.

A relative to Noor finds my website, http://419.bittenus.com/Euro-Afro-American-Lottery/index.htm, and tells her that the lottery is a fraud.

2 days later she receives this :

 
Mr
From: NED BANK OF SOUTH AFRICA <mailto:nedbank@mailbox.co.za>
Sent: Monday, July 03, 2006
Subject: Nedbank




                                               Nedbank
 (International Remittance Dept)
Hollandia House 127 President Street
Johannesburg 2001, South Africa
P.O BOX 1076
Tele: +27 73 5671718
Fax: +27 73 5671718 / 390
Ref: Nedbank; 1951/000009/06
E-mail ; Nedbank@mailbox.co.za
www. Nedbank.co.za
 
 
                                                           
                                             3/07/2006
 
 
  (LOTTERY PAYMENT NOTIFICATION OF US$ 820,000.00)
 
Dear : Noor,


We have received all the mails that you have been sending
but also want you to know that you are not the only client
that we are attanding to.at the same time I want you to
know that we do not work on sundays and saturdays as we are
starting work these morning.we are still waiting to confirm
the payment of the bank transfer charges through your
agent.

But if you have made the payment scan and send to us the
payment slip so that we can start preparing all the
necessary documents relating to the transfer of your
winning fund into your account.

I want you to know that nedbank of South Africa is an
International bank and as such we can not scam or deceive
you.

We are waiting to receive the payment slip and also to see
Mr David so that we will start processing for the transfer
of your fund into your account which will take us 48
banking hours for the fund to be credited into your
account.


 
Yours Faithfully,
Mr. Philip Lawrence
GM: Financial Institutions &
International Remittance Department,
Tel: + 27 73 5671718
Fax: +27 73 5671718/20
Fax: +27 11 7203439
www. Nedbank.co.za
 
. Noor is still doubtful. She finds the website of the (real) Nedbank, and asks them to confirm the story. This is their answer. Note that the email was sent from the domain Nedbank.co.za ( not mailbox.co.za).  
Nedbank From: GeofreyXXXXX @ Nedbank.co.za
Sent: Monday, July 03, 2006
Subject: FW: Nedbank Form Submission - Talk To Us - Complaint -:FI15904 - Jul 1 2006 - CCT Ref: 14025

Dear Noor

Thank you for your electronic communication and for raising the concerns that you have.

Nedbank has no such knowledge of such a transaction, should you so wish please feel free to pursue the matter further with the lottery department who notified you of such a payment to query the validity thereof.

Please note we do not have a person in our employment by the name of Phillip Lawrence.
What I have done is forward this to our fraud division for further investigation.

Should you wish to contact us in this regard, please use the reference number quoted in the "Subject"-line, as it will assist us in speedily accessing the information relevant to this matter.


Yours sincerely
 
Geofrey XXXXX
 
Client Complaint Helpline
 
Share-call number: 086-0444000
 
Telephone number: +27 11 7104011
 
Fax number: +27 11 7103157


Form name:Talk To Us - Complaint 

Q1. Email address: XXXXXX
Q2. Surname: Noor
Q3. ID number: XXXXX
Q4. Contact person name (if different from name account is held in): Philip Lwerance
Q5. Home tel (code and number): 9999999999
Q6. Work tel (code and number): 9999999999
Q7. Fax no (code and number): 9999999999
Q8. Cellphone number:9999999999
Q9. Name account is held in:Lottery Account
Q10. Account number: KPC/908011808/0992
Q11. Product: Foreign Exchange
Q12. Have you had any previous contact with any other person/area from Nedcor regarding the complaint? If so who?, and when?: No
Q13. Whom contacted:Philip Lawerance GM/FI&IRD
Q14. Date contacted (ddmmyyyy): )1-07-2006
Q15. Description of complaint (pertinent facts only):
I had won the Euro-Africo-American sweepstake  National Lotterry ,My Winning PrizeUS$820.000.00 are Cash credited to your NEDBANK SOUTH AFRICA.I had applied for transfer of my funds From Your NEDBANK to India .Your Bank on 30-06-2006 had sent me a mail for depositing US$820.00 as Ned bank cash Transfer Charges. I want to clarify that either this amount which Nedbank Claimed as bank Charges is arealistic fact which I will sent to nedbank through ICICI Bank From India; Is this amount will remain in Nedbank as asecurity,till i will get my Lottery amount transfered to my Account in India. As if Nedbank gave me assurity regarding the safety of my money .I am Ready to Pay the bank charges through ICICI Bank to S>A>NEDBANK>.So keeping in view the facts your goodself is requeted kindly to persue my funds transfer case at an earliest ,so that I may be able to get my money transfered from Nedbank SOUTH AFRICA TO INDIA.

Thanks For Co-operationand Help.
FRom
NOOR
NATIONAL LOTTERY WINNER
J&K STATE INDIA.

Q16. Actions taken thus far: no reply

Nedbank
From: GeofreyXXXXX @ Nedbank.co.za
Sent: Friday, July 07, 2006
Subject: FW: Nedbank Form Submission - Talk To Us - Complaint -:FI15904 - Jul 1 2006 - CCT Ref: 14025

Dear Noor

Please be advised that this matter has been reported to the authorities. Supt. XXXXX; by our Forensic division and that there has been no loss to the Bank.

Yours sincerely
 
Geofrey XXXXX
 
Client Complaint Helpline
 
Share-call number: 086-0444000
 
Telephone number: +27 11 7104011
 
Fax number: +27 11 7103157

 
. The scammers are not aware that Noor has realized that it is a scam:  
Mr
From: African Agent David Mogwerane & Associates (Esq) <mailto:representative@webmail.co.za>
Sent: Friday, July 07, 2006
Subject: From: Barr. David Mogwerane & Associates (Esq).

From: Barr. David Mogwerane & Associates (Esq).
Solicitors,Conveyancers & Notary Public
E-mail : representative@webmail.co.za
E-mail : representative_africa_mog@yahoo.co.uk
Tele + 27- 78 -1415 181
Fax +27 - 73 -222 0646
4Th Floor,Elephant House
107 Market Street Cnr Von Williegh Johannesburg
2001 Post Address P.O.Box 61618
 Marshalltown 2107
 
Attn,
 
I have received your mail I want you to send to me a
confirmation of the payment ie the payment slip ,

Sincerely,
 
Barr. David Mongering. (Esq.)
(Africa Agent David Mogwerane & Associates (Esq.).
Solicitors,Conveyancers & Notary Public
 

Noor stopped all further contact with the scammers.

End of story.

 

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