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post #1 of 3 Old Jan 9th, 2010, 11:20 am Thread Starter
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Oh Lucky Me

I must be lucky today as I received this email:

BMW HQ Germany Plant:Heidemannstr. 164 DE-80939 MUNCHEN Germany.From:THE BMW (UK) Ltd Registered Office:Ellesfield Avenue, Bracknell,Berkshire, RG12 8TA.United Kingdom. Congratulations, The Board of Directors, members of staff and the InternationalAwareness Promotion Department of the BMW Automobile Company, wishesto congratulate you on your success as one of the 10th STAR PRIZEWINNER in this New Year BMW Automobile International AwarenessPromotion (IAP) held on FRIDAY 8TH JANUARY,2010 in Berkshire. This makes you the proud owner of a brand new BMW 2009 X6 35iM(2009modern) and a cash prize of ,750,000.00 GBP (seven hundred and fiftythousand Great British pounds).The car comes with a special BMWInsurance Cover for one whole year, that is, till the next promotionin 2011. It also comes with a one year warranty and FREE repairs at any BMWAUTOMOBILE depot or service station worldwide. The selection processwas carried out through random selection in our Computerized EmailSelection System (C.E.S.S.) from a database of over a million emailaddresses from the world wide web drawn from all the continents of theworld. For you to claim your prizes, kindly contact prize consultant BARR.ALAN ROBERT through email, stating your receipt of this notification.He has been mandated to offer you legal assistance and facilitate theurgent delivery of your prizes directly to you.Please reply to BARRISTER.ALAN ROBERT,BMW Claims ManagerDIRECT EMAIL:[email protected]: (+44) 703-592-8180.Fax: +44 7005-934-945 You are also advised to provide him with the under listedinformation's. 1. FULL NAME:2. SEX:3. AGE:4. NATIONALITY:5. RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS:6. CITY:7. STATE:8. ZIP CODE:9. OCCUPATION / POSITION HELD:10.PHONE NUMBER:11.FAX: We ask that you to keep this award personal,till your claims havebeen processed and your funds remitted to you. This is a part of oursecurity measures to avoid double claiming or unwarrantedparticipants or importer's, taking advantage of the situation. Congratulations once more, and keep trusting BMW Automobile for topquality automobiles. Engr.Ms. Emello SchachterDIRECTOR OF PROMOTIONS,INTERNATIONAL AWARENESS PROMOTIONS,BMW AUTOMOBILE.LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM. THE BMW INTERNATIONAL AWARENESS PROMOTIONCOPYRIGHT 2010. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

I am not a spring chicken or stupid. The first thing I done was ran a search for:

the bmw international awareness promotion uk

Just as I figured, it is a scam and has been running for quite some time, "years". Some people must be falling for it and sending money for phoney fees and that is so sad!
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post #2 of 3 Old Jan 9th, 2010, 11:50 am
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or maybe that guy on Lifelock- says his identity cant be stolen..
heck he might like getting some new id alerts to show it works...lol

Scammers are all around , even using job hunting as a way to get the information they need..

Don't be afraid to say what you feel, as those that matter DOnt mind and those that mind Dont matter.

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I got one the other day that my American Airlines frequent flyer account had drawn and I was selected to received a cash reward of $150,000.00 and all I had to do was "click here" and answer a short survey.

That's funny, I don't even have an AA frequent flyer account! Proof that there's one born every minute. I wonder how many people click anyway hoping they'll still get the money?

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