Coca Cola Award Promotion 2012 Advanced Fee (419) Email Scam

June 2nd, 2012 by Kevin Zoll

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!!! SCAM ALERT !!!
Emails with the subject of COCA COLA AWARD PROMOTION 2012, are a scam. Recipients are advised to DELETE the email immediately upon receipt. Do NOT click on any links contained in the email. Do NOT provide your personal information to the senders of this email scam. If you are a victim of such a scam contact the Attorney General’s Office for your State. You can also file a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission and the Internet Crime Complaint Center.

This is a scam – the Coca-Cola Corporation does not operate a lottery, of any type.

This email appears to come from CocaCola London. The Coca-Cola Corporation does in fact have a London office. However, this email is fraudulent and does not originate from Coca-Cola. This email is an Advance Fee Scam or otherwise known as a 419 Scam, sometimes called Nigerian Scam.

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Return-Path: <coca201@msn.com>
Delivery-Date: Wed, 30 May 2012 17:02:55 -0400
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X-Originating-IP: [116.202.8.243]
Reply-To: <ukzonalreligion@cafuc.net>
From: COCACOLA LONDON <coca201@msn.com>
Subject: COCA COLA AWARD PROMOTION 2012
Date: Wed, 30 May 2012 21:02:53 +0000
Importance: Normal
MIME-Version: 1.0
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Email Body
COCA COLA AWARD PROMOTION 2012
Sud bury Suffolk CO16/ 2PG
UNITED KINGDOM- LONDON [BR]
Tel Number:+44 8719743145
Tel Number:+44 8719743148
E-mail : ukzonalreligion@cafuc.net

This is to notify you that your email address has won 250,000,00 USD in the
Coca Cola Award Lottery .email draws in which e-mail addresses are
picked randomly by computerized balloting,powered by the Internet.
This is to notify you that your email address has won 250,000,00 USD
These are your identification numbers:
These are your identification numbers:
Batch number……….C.C.UK/004412010.
Lotto number………..C.C.UK/0-46
Winning number……C.C.UK/ 04567
Winning Amount…… $250,000.00 USD

***************************************
    HOW YOU WERE SELECTED
    The Coca Cola Corporation Have Always Active Internet Users Yearly, And Your Email Address Was Submitted as One Of the Active Internet Users For the Year 2012.After Email Address are Been Submitted to Us For the Random Selection By Coca Cola Corporation, The Best One Hundred Members Of Staff For the Year 2012 Picked All Over a Hundred Branch Office Of the Coca Cola Award Promotion Company are Invited For a Dinner at the Caribbean Where they Will Be
    Privileged to Pick One Email Address Each at Random.

    WHAT TO DO NEXT.
    Your Funds Will Be Released to you any moment , but before any further processing, We need to have your information Register on our Database, Please Fill the Form as Below and send to this contact info:ukzonalreligion@cafuc.net
    Full Name:
    Residential Address:
    Occupation:
    Country:
    Telephone:
    Fax Number:
    Sex:
    Age:
    For more info how to claim your prize,you are to contact
    office.Email:ukzonalreligion@cafuc.net



  • mumtaz ahmed

    On 2 june ihave recived the mail from cocacola company , that you have won the cocacola promotion award 2012 ,you have win the 500,000.00 GBP please contect us on given e mail and get the your prize .ihave contect on that e mail . they send me personnel information performa and told me you fill this form and send to the cocacola company than i filled the performa and sent to company after that they guide me you contect with ivestec specilist bank ,i have contectwith bank ,the bank through me to barrister for release the fund .the barrister told me ,you send me 65000/- PKR than iwill relase your prize .than i told him plaese you deduct the your expances for procedure and remaining amount send me on my bank account no which is i allready given you. from to till now i am waiting the prize ..but still not any action done.i don,t know it si turth or feake .my prize ref no cla/9080118300/02/Z01 batch no 445/72and vbeneficiary no 19 my name Mumtaz Ahmed Karachi Pakistan email add mumtaz_qsh@yahoo.com

    • KevinZoll

      The email you received is referred to as an advanced fee or 419 scam. You should consider your bank account compromised, and should contact your bank immediately. You should also consider closing your current account and opening a new account, as you have given, the criminals, your account information and they can now withdraw funds at will.

  • mumtaz ahmed

    I have recived your mail and take action regarding bank account after that please advice me now what i will do .

    • KevinZoll

      If you have not had money transfered out of your account, then you don’t have to take any further steps with your bank. Since, your bank is now aware that you may be a victim of fraud, they should be monitoring your account for suspicious activity. As you appear to be in Pakistan, I can’t advise you on the appropriate course of action under Pakistani law, you will need to consult Pakistani law enforcement.

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