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26-04-2008 12:23 - edited 26-04-2008 12:26
26-Apr-2008 11:29 AM
On the 24th April 2008 i've got a txt message from Nokia UK on my mobile saying that I won 265,000 pounds from the Nokia Mobile Promo. I've send them an e mail which is (email@example.com). I got the email from them, on the same day where they After that I got the mail where they provided the given details and need the my information.
VERIFICATION NO: CN-435-563-6
Allprocesses regarding the delivery of your cheque through your selectedcourier service will be carried out at your payment center.
MODE OF DELIVERING
1. You are require to choose an option in the attachment below on how you are to receive your winning cheque.
You are require to print, fill, scan it back via email immediately.
RULES AND REGULATIONS
1.Winners are required to send a copy of either their driver’s license or international passport for identification purposes along with the filled form.
2.Winners must know that the money won is very huge and as such should try as much as possible to keep their wins strictly confidential until the said funds has been received. This is to avoid impersonation or double claims which we have experienced in previous draws.
After reading some complains in the same regard, I am now in doubt. Is this true that Nokia UK are having us receiving this money or is this a scam?
28-04-2009 20:52 - edited 28-04-2009 20:53
Please read the whole thread carefully, these messages are frauds committed by criminals intent on stealing your money.
(1) You will only win Nokia competitions if you enter one, and a Nokia promotion would be run by your local Nokia sales unit, you would not hear from the Nokia sales unit in a different country (except where a single office operates Nokia services in a several countries, the Baltic states being a good example of this).
(2) Nokia never uses free e-mail addresses like 'live.co.uk'.
(3) Nokia would never ask for money to secure delivery or a prize, which these frauds usually demand.
These frauds can obtain your personal details from anywhere, including any companies that you have bought goods from or any web site that you have signed up to. You are advised to treat your personal data with extreme care.
Nokia made an official statement on this subject here:
i am from mauritius and i got a message from nokia on 12 july 2009 and i want to know if the message is true
the message is as follows
CONGRAT: YOUR MOBILE NUMBER HAS WON YOU THE SUM OF 172,000 (GBP) AND FOR CLAIM PLEASE EMAIL US AT :firstname.lastname@example.org and call at +447035963190
and after they also said i need pay a courier fee and pay tax
is it tru or false