iYogi Fraud Protection: Don’t get lured by Ponzi Fraud Scheme
Gone are the days when you have to safeguard your money from pickpockets while traveling in crowded places. Now is the time of credit card and debit card, which can be easily blocked the moment it is taken away from your pocket. So, the pickpockets too have become tech-savvy with the advancement in technology. Now they have devised various means to take out money from your pocket. Internet Ponzi Fraud is one such way of making you lose your hard-earned money. The modus operandi of Ponzi Fraud is to make you invest in schemes that guarantee you high returns. The cheaters take the help of Internet in coming close to you by sending you e-mails with flashy subject lines such as “High-yield investment programs”, “Offshore investment”, etc. iYogi alerts you against such organized scams. iYogi suggest you not to get lured by such plans without doing proper research and investigation online. more...
Here’s what a typical message looks like:
Sample Email 1
from DR MRS ANGELA FLETCHER <email@example.com>
date Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 4:49 AM
subject DEAR EMAIL WINNER,
Warning: This message may not be from whom it claims to be. Beware of following any links in it or of providing the sender with any personal information.Â Learn more
UK NATIONAL LOTTERY
LIVERPOOL, LU1 2QH, UK
RE: EMAIL ALERT NOTIFICATION 2011
DEAR EMAIL WINNER,
CONGRATULATIONS!!! You have wonÂ Â 1,000000.00 (ONE MILLION BRITISH POUNDS) UK NATIONAL ONLINE LOTTERY (http://www.*****co.uk/results/) AND ACCU LOTTERY INTERNATIONAL (http://www.*****.com/) IN CONJUNCTION WITH EURO MILLION ONLINE LOTTERY SWEEP TAKE 2011 AND MICROSOFT, YAHOO UK AND IRELAND) in which ten winners emerged this Year, Your E-mail address won youÂ 1,000000.00 (ONE MILLION BRITISH POUNDS) with winning ticket details ( TICKET NUMBER : 1110008342 , SERIAL NO: EGGS-6028808 and REFERENCE:89/976509
Lucky numbers: (5) (11) (24) (32) (35) (42)( Bonus Number. 20)
Online Result http://www.*****.co.uk/results/ & ACCU LOTTERY http://www.*****.com/
CONTACT YOUR CLAIM AGENT FOR MODALITIES OF TRANSFER AND DELIVERY OF YOUR CASH AWARD PRIZE
DR WILLIAM SMITH (KSJ):
SUPPLY THE FOLLOWING DETAILS TO HIM FOR CLAIMS, TRANSFER AND DELIVERY: 1. YOUR NAME, (2) CONTACT ADDRESS, (3) PRIVATE TELEPHONE / FAX NUMBER. (4) AGE AND OCCUPATION.
ALSO BEAR IN MIND THAT YOUR EMAIL AWARD NOTIFICATION LETTER IS SENT TO YOU AS AN UNDISCLOSED RECIPIENT TO PREVENT SPAMMING, UNWARRANTED AND DOUBLE CLAIMS.
DR MRS ANGELA FLETCHER
Sample Email 2
Ardison Brooke & Partners'
On behalf of the Administrator and Executor of the estate of Late Engr. Kruger Kroger . I once again try to notify you as my earlier letter were returned undelivered. I wish to inform you that late Engr. Kruger Kroger made you a beneficiary to his WILL. He left (11%) of the total sum of Thirty Million, One Hundred Thousand Dollars (USD$30, 100.000.00) to you in the Codicil and last testament to his WILL.
This may sound strange and unbelievable to you, but no doubt it is a life reality and true. Being a widely traveled man, he must have been in contact with you in the past or simply you were nominated to him by one of his numerous friends abroad who wished you well and good future. Engr. Kruger Kroger until his death was a member of the Helicopter Society and the Institute of Electronic & Electrical Engineers. Please if I reach you as I am hopeful, endeavor to get back to me as soon as possible to enable me conclude my job. For more details contact this Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Yours in Service,
BARRISTER ARDISON BROOKE ESQ.
Sample Email 3
SCAMMED VICTIM/521 BENEFICIARIES REF/PAYMENTS CODE: 06654 $900,000 USD ONLY
Dear Scammed Victim !!!
This message is coming to you as a reminder.
Be informed that your compensation payment amount $ 900,000.00 USD has been issued in favour of your name as the lucky beneficiary and also been handed over to the APC Courier Service Ltd, to make delivery to your address. At this point you are advice to contact our authorized Company to enable them commences with the delivery immediately.
CONTACT INFORMATION OF APC COURIER SERVICES.
Name: Sir. Usman Fawaz.
Your Indicate your option and send your Full Name, Direct Telephone Number and your correct Mailing Address where you want us to send the compensation Payment to.
I shall feed you with further modalities as soon as i hear from you.
Barr. Jay Mchenry
United Nation Representative
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