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Old 02.05.2011, 11:32
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Star prize winner: Toyota automobile company

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Looks like it's fraud.. but just wanted to check if you have come across this.
It typically says
TOYOTA AUTOMOBILES COMPANY
BURNASTON A38/A50, DERYSHIRE
EAST MIDLANDS DE1 9TA UNITED KINGDOM

TEL: +447010032035.
STAR PRIZE WINNER

This is to inform you that you have won aBRAND NEWTOYOTA CAMMRY 09CARand a cash prize of (250,000 00 GBP). The car comes with a special TOYOTA INSURANCE Cover for one whole year that is till the next promotion. It also comes with a one year warranty and FREE repairs at any TOYOTA AUTOMOBILES depot or service station worldwide. Your Batch No: 515944052/166and Winning No: 1544make you as one of the lucky winner in our Charity bonanza. then asks for personnel details

saw some complaints as well
http://www.consumercomplaints.in/byc...y-a183794.html
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Old 02.05.2011, 11:38
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Re: Star prize winner: Toyota automobile company

Just one of a million like it. It's an advance fee fraud.
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Old 02.05.2011, 11:41
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Re: Star prize winner: Toyota automobile company

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Wow, thanks for the warning! I would never have guessed.

I was always hoping to win a car and quarter of a million pounds in a competition I never entered ;(
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Old 02.05.2011, 12:21
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Re: Star prize winner: Toyota automobile company

Only a one year warranty? I wouldn't bother.

Especially as this "Brand New" car is already two years old.
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Old 02.05.2011, 13:25
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All,

Looks like it's fraud.. but just wanted to check if you have come across this.
It typically says
TOYOTA AUTOMOBILES COMPANY
BURNASTON A38/A50, DERYSHIRE
EAST MIDLANDS DE1 9TA UNITED KINGDOM

TEL: +447010032035.
STAR PRIZE WINNER

This is to inform you that you have won aBRAND NEWTOYOTA CAMMRY 09CARand a cash prize of (250,000 00 GBP). The car comes with a special TOYOTA INSURANCE Cover for one whole year that is till the next promotion. It also comes with a one year warranty and FREE repairs at any TOYOTA AUTOMOBILES depot or service station worldwide. Your Batch No: 515944052/166and Winning No: 1544make you as one of the lucky winner in our Charity bonanza. then asks for personnel details

saw some complaints as well
http://www.consumercomplaints.in/byc...y-a183794.html
Gap between "o" and 2nd "t " .... Toyo ta
How many "m's" in Cammry?

They're in such a hurry to rip people off, they don't have time to employ the services of a proof reader.

P.S. Maybe you were singled out because some fraudster had seen all your car-related threads on EF.
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Old 02.05.2011, 13:45
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Re: Star prize winner: Toyota automobile company

I spy a job opportunity. Proof reader for SPAM emails.

Maybe I will email them and tell them that they've just won my services for a year for only 200,000 CHF.
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Old 02.05.2011, 16:28
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I spy a job opportunity. Proof reader for SPAM emails.

Maybe I will email them and tell them that they've just won my services for a year for only 200,000 CHF.
Before you accept any job, you need to be sure you can live in CH on such a salary.

I feel a new thread coming on:

"Can I survive on .....?"

P.S. Don't forget - in order to receivethis salary, you will first have to submit your b/a and c/c details and pay a small admin. fee, which of course be refunded with your first cheque.

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Old 02.05.2011, 16:41
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Re: Star prize winner: Toyota automobile company

I once won a lifetime's supply of dishwasher tablets from one of these mails.

Turned out to be a scam; I don't even have a dishwasher.
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