Wednesday, May 6, 2009

SERVICE TO HUMANITY: #SCAM

ROYAL DUTCH SHELL .
SPDC Centre London
SE1 7NA.

(Registration 70339411).
REGISTERED UNDER THE DATA PROTECTION ACT.

REF NO: HLP/200-26937
BATCH: 2009MJL-01

                   SERVICE TO HUMANITY

Attention: Winner,

We wish to heartily congratulate you on your emergence as a 2009
Royal Dutch Shell AWARDS-INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS winner.

Your email which drew the winning number, of our yearly cash give away
Promotions, was selected via our Random Computer Selection System
(RCSS) and attached to file reference number (HLP/200-26937).

We write to hereby inform you that a prize of GBP 500,000.00 (Five
Hundred Thousand Great Britian Pounds)
Pounds Sterling awaits you for redemption redemption.

The verification department has already proceeded with the verification
process of your winnings. We would instruct you on how to receive your
prize money as soon as your claims have been verified.

Your prize is currently lodged in a suspense account pending your
activation of an operative account with the paying bank as shown below:

To Proceed you are adviced to contact our paying bank personnel to
activate an account so your prize will be cashed and deposited at:

BANK NAME: Lloyds TSB Bank plc.
New Accounts Dept.
Accounts Officer In Charge: Mr. Edward Guti
Email: newacntservice@googlemail.com
44-704-574-3971

Kindest Regards,

Shell Petroleum Dev. Co.
United Kingdom .
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So, this is what those oil scam emails look like. Please do not respond to it if you receive it. If you came to this blog post by way of an Internet search, it indicates that your bull s*** detector is properly operating.

1 comment:

James said...

Has this scam turned up again in a different guise?

http://anonw.wordpress.com/2010/06/20/royal-dutch-shell-service-to-humanity/

This seems to come from a very kosher guy employed by the state of vermont. Not him, I suspect, but a virus or someone using the machine who shouldn't