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Hubbers be aware, more phishing mails are circulating

  1. steffer profile image58
    stefferposted 5 years ago

    i received a few of these, have you too?

    Phone No:+447024043343
    Reference Number: CCLP/CC2011/2045

    We are pleased to inform you of the result of the Coca-Cola Online Promo 2011 held on 8th January, 2011. Your e-mail has won you the sum of 1,200,000GPB (One Million, Two Hundred Thousand Great British Pounds).

    To file for your claim, please contact our Claim Agent Mrs. Helen Micheal and Provide her with the information below:

    Full Names:
    Contact Address:
    Phone No:

    (1) Bank Transfer
    (2) Courier Delivery

    Ensure the above details are correctly filled.


    Mr. Defoe Jones
    Notification Department
    Coca-Cola Online Promo 2011©

    1. vox vocis profile image92
      vox vocisposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Yeah, right! How desperate one has to be to fall for that?

  2. hubber-2009 profile image59
    hubber-2009posted 5 years ago

    If you are not so greedy,you won't be affected by such mails..

    Use DELETE Button without opening the mail..

    1. steffer profile image58
      stefferposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I'm not gready, i didn't even participate in such a contest

      and with a mail title like this you can excpect anything:


      by the way as an internet marketer i get about 250 mails per day, allmost all about making money, and all sorts of advertisements.

      i am sorry if i just want to warn people hey.

  3. Uninvited Writer profile image82
    Uninvited Writerposted 5 years ago

    I'm sorry but if you fall for that you are too dumb to be on the Internet smile

  4. IzzyM profile image86
    IzzyMposted 5 years ago

    Thanks for posting the warning, steffer!

    Daft thing is, if the prize had been a bit lower, say £30,000, more people might have fallen for it.

  5. kirstenblog profile image78
    kirstenblogposted 5 years ago

    I get phone calls from my bank (yeah right!) often. I always remind them that they called me, and as such should know who the hell they are calling (where as I don't know who the hell they are as I did not call them!). They should be giving me their info not the other way around! I then call or go into my bank to find out if there is anything I need to worry about with my account and why. I find those the worse then the email scams.

  6. mquee profile image83
    mqueeposted 5 years ago

    Thanks for the warning. I have seen this and several others like it. I try to report these e-mails whenever I can.

  7. wilderness profile image95
    wildernessposted 5 years ago

    I get these daily.  Today it was from the Shell oil company, where I had won their lottery.  Although I had hoped for gas for life it turned out to be only for $2.5 mil so I didn't even bother to collect it.

    1. viryabo profile image87
      viryaboposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      You just cracked my ribs.

  8. Loveslove profile image59
    Lovesloveposted 5 years ago

    If you didnt enter the competition or the promotion then you cant possibly win a prize...dont be stupid enough to think you can...delete at once !!

  9. steffer profile image58
    stefferposted 5 years ago

    look i am not stupid and will never fall for these mails

    but, on the other hand there are plenty of people who do.

    Am i calling them stupid? no i don't

    even now are there people, who aren't experienced with the net yet, so it's just a fair warning fo all.

    So in case of doubt, yes delete such an emails at once!

    @ wilderness, yep, a few days ago i also recieved on from (shell)

    @izzm; yes, i think you're right