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July 13, 2009

More 419 Return Email Address Laughs

I've commented many times how 419 crooks — whether they claim to be Nigerian princes or European lottery administrators — use free email accounts as their points of contact. I therefore got a huge chuckle from a phony lottery sent under the guises of Microsoft, Yahoo, and Google combined:

2nd Floor Chiltern House, St Nicholas Court
25 - 27 Castlegate, Nottingham NG1 7AR,
United Kingdom.

Dear Lucky Winner,

We happily announce to you the result of the Microsoft, Yahoo and Google Lottery draws held on Saturday 5th July 2009, Lotto 6/49 in Essex, United Kingdom. All participants were selected randomly from World Wide Web site through computer draws system and extracted from over 100,000.00 companies and personal e-mail addresses.

Your e-mail address attached to ticket number: B9564 7560 with serial number 046560 drew the winning numbers 6 7 14 16 17 27 Bonus 32. You have therefore been approved to claim a total sum of L500,000.00 (FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND POUNDS STERLING) in cash credited to file EAAL/9080118308/08.

To file for your claim, please contact your corresponding Fiduciary Claim Agent (Mr. James David) immediately you get this message for quick and urgent release of your fund.

Contact information is as follow:

Mr. James David
Email: [removed]@administrativos.com
Phone Number: +44[removed]

[more standard 419 blather deleted for your sanity.]

You'd think that if this clown had any sense of being considered real, he'd get a free email address from, say...um...I don't know...um...how about Microsoft, Yahoo, or Google! Instead, this guy signed up for a free email account at a Spanish jobs site.

Mierda for brains.

Posted on July 13, 2009 at 06:14 PM