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Mike Gregory, is this legit?

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Mar 15, 2019 - 11:28:13 PM
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Mooooo

USA

6208 posts since 8/20/2016

I ask your sage advice Mike Gregory, is this the real deal or is it a scam?

"Malaysia Lottery Games
1001 Jalan Alor, 50200
Bukit Bintang, Wilayah Persekutuan
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Dear Beneficiary,

We are glad to inform you that you have been approved to receive
$2.5Million USD from Malaysia Lottery Games, your payment is an
awarded to your email address as one of the 2018/2019 Online
Promotional Lottery in Malaysia but coincidentally as we have
received the approval for your payment release then came a
counter claim from Mr. Williams Brock who is claiming you are
incapacitated due to an accident you encountered and as a result
of his claim, he has sent us the website as proof that you cannot
claim the said payment rather he is acting on your behalf to
claim your payment. And in furtherance to claim your $2.5Million
USD payment, he has sent us his full name and address which is
where he want us to send the payment check seeing that the
payment is processed and ?ts ready for release.

But to ensure transparency in our services, you are hereby advice
to do us the favour and confirm immediately if this is the true
state of things that transpires between you and Mr. Williams
Brock but if not true then state otherwise and send your full
contact details to receive your payment via our fiduciary agent
(Barr. Williams Saraki)

Ensure to send the following details to Barr. Williams Saraki via
his email at: barrwilliamssaraki@aliyun.com

Full name:
Contact Address:
Telephone no:
Occupation:
Sex:
Identification: (Passport photo, driver's license or it's
equivalent)

Again contact Barr. Williams Saraki via his email at:
barrwilliamssaraki@aliyun.com

Yours sincerely,

Mr. Victor Omah
(Director of Malaysia Lottery Games)"

p.s. my passport photo is the same as my BHO photo, do you think they will accept that as proper ID?

Edited by - Mooooo on 03/16/2019 01:15:40

Mar 16, 2019 - 2:32:23 AM
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Chris Meakin

Australia

2193 posts since 5/15/2011

This is a legit scam - dead set.

How do I know? The sender's address on the letter appears to be the Alor Street Food Night Market!

https://www.google.com/maps/place/Jalan+Alor,+Bukit+Bintang,+Kuala+Lumpur,+Wilayah+Persekutuan+Kuala+Lumpur,+Malaysia/@3.1455145,101.7085157,21z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x31cc362993b6bbf9:0xb51e49d2f36c3d3f!8m2!3d3.1455728!4d101.7085239

P.S. Your passport photo is revered by the very large Tamil minority, and more than acceptable to the ruling Malays. Good luck!

Mar 16, 2019 - 4:02:32 AM

533 posts since 6/4/2015

Avoid! This definitely looks like a scam.

I once got a mail that threatened me with  subpoena. This could only be averted, allegedly, by submitting banking details. Upset, I showed this to a friend. He pointed out that you can't be subpoenad in England. That's a US thing. This demand thus definitely unmasked as a scam.

You have been landed something similar, it seems.

Veerstryngh

Mar 16, 2019 - 5:57:30 AM

35 posts since 11/28/2015
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"And in furtherance to claim your $2.5Million USD payment, he has sent us his full name and address which is where he want us to send the payment check seeing that the payment is processed and ?ts ready for release."

The "?ts" suggests it may be a scam.

Mar 16, 2019 - 6:09 AM

P-J

USA

2 posts since 3/13/2019

Moooo--
Run away...FAST. It's a scam. Check this website for more information.
scamwarners.com/forum/viewtopi...&t=172614

Mar 16, 2019 - 7:04:33 AM

banyes

Canada

1020 posts since 4/20/2016

Moooo, this is a scam! Delete the thing immediately and clear your history and cookies!
As a general rule never open any email that is addressed to you if you do not know the source.
Asking for any personal information, especially photo ID and such opens you up for identity theft.

It is also a good idea to clear out your junk mail on a regular basis if you do not do that already.

Mar 16, 2019 - 8:11:58 AM
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50801 posts since 12/14/2005

Looks like I should have logged in to Bee Ate Joe BEFORE breakfast.

Because several other Outhnagers have already tagged this as a scam.

It reminds me of the time I stopped at a traffic signal on 24th & Wisconsin Av and a VERY good-looking woman leaned in through the open window, passenger's side, and said she'd do anything I wanted her to do, for fifty dollars.

(Dad always warned us that IF an offer sounds too good to be true, it very well might NOT be true, but I figured this MIGHT be a chance to get what I wanted done, DONE!)

 
So I handed her two twenties a, five, and five singles, and said
"Paint my garage!"
By then the light had changed, and the driver behind me honked impatiently, so I took off, drove around the block, so as to get back there and tell her my address and what color I preferred.
But, by the time I got back around, she was already gone.

I imagined that she might be walking toward the Sears store on 21st & North, to get some WEATHERBEATER (TM) latex, so I drove in that direction, but, I didn't see her.

So, if any of you see a good looking woman with a gallon of paint in each hand, wandering around 24th & Wisconsin, tell her I sold the house and moved, and she can keep the paint.

Mar 16, 2019 - 11:05:01 AM

Mooooo

USA

6208 posts since 8/20/2016

I could really use that 250 million...if anyone has an extra few hundred million burning a hole in their pocket, I would certainly appreciate it.

Mar 16, 2019 - 12:05:09 PM

1599 posts since 7/23/2015

..remember signs.

Mar 16, 2019 - 12:47:15 PM
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HarleyQ

USA

2918 posts since 1/31/2005

moo, I believe Mr Victor Omah is on the up and up. I think I would bite!wink

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