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Olympic Scam

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Details of known scams

'2012 Games Entertainments Co-ordinator' This email purports to be from Annette Griffin the "2012 games entertainments co-ordinator". Her email is given as being olympics2012london@live.co.uk. The email informs the recipient that they have been shortlisted in a list of entertainment services to take part in the London 2012 Games and requests that the recipient send through a video of their full main stage act or send a YouTube link of the full performance video. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email. ‘2012 London Olympic Promotion' The recipient will receive an email purporting to be from a person called ‘Mrs Adele Cole' who claims to be the ‘London Olympic Cash Officer' for London 2012, stating that the recipient was selected at random to receive a cash prize of £1,650,000 GBP. To receive this payment, they have to submit their details to Mrs Cole, email address - webboscol@thoree.net, phone number - +447035969806. This is a scam. Please do not provide your details to the senders of this email. ‘2012 Olympic Bonanza Promotion' The recipient will receive an email from a Mrs Jennifer Curtis (olympics2012london1@rediffmail.com) , telling them that they have won a promotion including all internet users, sponsored by both T-Mobile Communications and P&G. The prize is £500,000. The reference number provided is 7775/REF: L441UK. The recipient is then required to contact a ‘Dr Raymond Coker' (raymondcokerukagent@london.com) and provide their details in order to claim their prize. This is a scam. Please do not provide any of your details to the sender of this email. '2012 Olympic Draws' The email is headed "Congratulations You Have Won" and informs the recipient to claim their prize fund of £1.5 million to contact Greg Louw at ricredwar@aol.co.uk with ref no: LN1227W. This is a scam and personal details should not be provided.

'2012 Olympic Promo' This subject matter of this email is "You Just Won" and the text in the body of the email reads "This message was sent from London 2012 Olympic, contact Mrs Ruth Jackson". The email is sent from the following email account: 2012olympic@london.co.uk. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email.

'2012 Olympic Promotion Board United Kingdom – South Africa' This email tells recipients that they have been selected to win 1.5million pounds from the UK Olympic Promotion Board. Recipients are asked to email the following contact details: Full Names, Address, City, State, Post Code, Country, Sex, Age, Occupation, Telephone Number and Ref No to one of the following email addresses olympic2012luckydrawslondon@one.co.il, agentbbrian@gmail.com. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email.

'2012 Olympics, A Lottery For The Future' The email purports to be from Mrs. Linda Rose with an email address of: olympic2012@fabinet.hu. The subject header for the email is: Olympics, A Lottery For The Future and a reference is given as being: Olympic lottery Ref: UK2012/OLY/CAMP 2012. It informs the recipient that they have won a large sum of money in a weekly promotion. The recipient is provided with a batch, serial and claim number and is requested to contact the claim agent (Mark Freedom) with their bank details. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email. The following contact details are provided in the email: 0703-592-4941, olympic.freedommark@gmail.com. ‘2012 London Olympics Lottery Draw Notice' The recipient will receive an email purporting to be from Dr V Beavis from the ‘London Olympics Event Awareness and Promotion Company' and ‘London 2012 Summer Olympics Organising Committee (LSOOC) and states they have held an internet raffle draw, and that the recipient has won a £1,000,000 prize and free tickets to the Games. To claim your prize, you are required to send your details to a Mr M Robert Null (robertnull2012@null.net), phone number +44 7031741865. This is a scam. Please do not provide any of your details to the sender of this email. '2012 Summer Olympic Lottery' The recipient receives a letter purporting to be from Revd Canon Duncan Green, informing them that they have won £225,000.00 in the '2012 Summer Olympic Lottery'. It tells the recipient to complete the enclosed form with the recipients personal details and fax it to James Adams (Foreign Service Manager) of Atec Security Company. The fax number provided is: 0207 504 8132. The telephone number provided is: 0203 318 5277. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this letter.

NOTE: LOCOG has received reports that various scams, all purporting to be from Revd Canon Duncan Green, are being circulated in various formats with very many different telephone/fax numbers and/or email addresses – these are all scams. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who send these to you. ‘2012 Summer Olympic Lottery' A similar version of other scams, this letter purports to be from ‘Revd Canon Duncan Green' and tells the recipient they have won a lottery prize of £1,000,000. In order to claim their prize, they must fax their details to 0208 929 0859, and contact a ‘Robert Pople', the Foreign Service manager of ‘Excite Security' at 0208 144 6689. This is a scam, please do not provide any personal or bank details to the originator of this letter.

'2012 Summer Olympic/Paralympic Games' This scam email is similar to a previous London 2012 scam email, but with different contact details provided. This scam email again purports to be from ‘Alan Jones, Accredited Agent' who can be contracted on centerclaim01@gmail.com. The scam email notifies the recipient that they have won £500,000. In order to claim the winnings, the recipient is asked to fill out the attached forms and email/fax them back to Alan Jones who claims to be operating on behalf of LOCOG/National Lottery. The contact telephone number given is +447031994698, and the fax number provided is +448447740781 This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent it.

'Australian Lottery (in affiliation with the London 2012 Olympics Committee)' This scam arrives by post in the form of a letter from the Australian Lottery and advises the recipient that they have won the Australian Lottery International Sweepstakes Promotion, sponsored by the London 2012 Olympics Committee. They are asked to contact a claims agent, Mr Lyne Winston. The letter is addressed from Laura Southwell. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this letter or to the claims agent.

'AUTHORISATION NOTE: P&G WORLDWIDE PARTNER / London 2012 Olympic Games' This email puports to be from Procter & Gamble, and informs the recipient that due to their patronage of the brand, they have been selected as a 'lucky winner' and should respond to post.pgamble201@w.cn. The following reference number is provided in the email: UK/90G3825H9/08B. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email.

'BBC Olympic Prize' Recipients are told they have won £18m, which had been sent to them for collection by the BBC Finance Dept. Recipients are asked to quote claim number 98654752, and provide full personal details. Recipients are asked to contact Dr Helen Coe, Managing Director of the BBC Finance Dept on b_uk@yahoo.cn, telephone: +447035962446. This is a scam, do not provide the any personal details or send any money to the people who sent this email.

‘Big Big London 2012 Olympic Lottery' This email informs the recipient that they have won £480,000.00 in the big big London 2012 Olympic lottery, which was held on 1st January 2012. The recipient is required to contact Mr Michael Larry and quote their reference number and provide their full name, address, country, mobile/fax number, occupation and age. The following contact details are provided in the email, address: 3b Olympic Way, Sefton Business Park Aintree, Liverpool, L30 1RD, telephone: +447031746712 and email address: agt.michael3@gmail.com. The email purports to be from Mrs. Dianne Thompson, online lotto co-ordinator. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay money to the people who sent this email.

'BT & London 2012 Olympics Promotions Team' This email (bk1@larrypriddle.com) claims to be from the BT/London 2012 lottery draw. It claims that you have won the lottery and requests that you complete and attached document containing the winning references for you to submit your claim for £700,000.00 Pounds. The contact numbers listed are: 24 HOURS TEL: +44 703 174 7530 / +44 703 174 7705 FAX: +44 844 774 1196. This is a scam. Do not reply and do not under any circumstances provide any personal details or pay any money to the person who sent this email.

'Building Bid' The recipient receives an email from someone purporting to be the president of the IOC. He asks for several thousand Euros to enable the recipient to bid for a building contract, in this case it concerns LED lights. This is a scam. Do not provide any personal details or pay any money to the person who sent this email.

‘Claim Your Prize' The email informs the recipient that they have been awarded the sum of $750,000.00. To claim the prize the recipient must contact Mr Pierre François and provide their prize winning number and personal details. The contact details provided are: telephone: +2779 537 6534 fax: +27862246829 and email: olympics2012games@london.com. The email purports to be from Ms. Stella Both (frankleonlnd@msn.com) on behalf of Dr. Helen Carr. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email.

‘CocaCola Company and London 2012 Official Award Notification' This email informs the recipient that they have won £750,000.00 from the CocaCola Company and Olympic Lotto Award Promotion. The email tells the recipient that they have won in an online draw and provides the recipient with a ticket number and a ballot number. The email claims to be approved by the British Gambling Board and also licensed by the International Association of Gambling Regulators (IAGR). The recipient is required to contact the fiduciary agent in London and send the winning details and provide personal information. The agent is Mr Gary Dibbs and can be contacted through email on coke_awarduk@blumail.org. The email purports to be from Mrs Linda Dominic. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email.

'Coca Cola London 2012 Olympic Games Promotions' This email contains a letter claiming to be from The Coca Cola London 2012 Olympic Games Promotions which tells the recipient that they have won an email draw. The letter invites the recipient to fill in an application form and promises a payment by online transfer. This is a scam. Do not respond, provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email.

'CONGRATULATIONS! E-TICKET NUMBER GB/LOCOG/18/2012' The recipient receives an email puporting to be from Mr WC Walkers (wcw@sun.ac.za), informing them they have been awarded $2,500,000USD 'in the London 2012 Olympics'. To claim their prize, they should contact mlolympics2012@collinscom.net with their full name, address, telephone number, occupation, sex, nationality and date of birth, and also quote their E-ticket number: CB/LOCOG/18/2012. This is a scam. Please do not provide any personal or banking details to the senders of this email. ‘Contract Award Department' Scam The recipient will receive and email purporting to be from the ‘Contract Award Department' at LOCOG (locogo12@london.com), asking them to tender for a contract to supply goods for the Olympic Games. It will ask the recipient to provide details to their solicitor, Mr Tim Ashley (barristertim_esq_ashchambers@lawyer.com), and pay them large sums of money via money transfer to cover legal fees. This is a scam, please do not provide any details or send any money to the sender of this email.

'De Lotto Netherlands International Lottery Promograms' This e-mail informs the recipient that the De lotto Netherlands International Promotion (DLP) was held in Netherlands in December 2006, and that the recipient has been randomly selected as a winner. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email. The contact name given is Mr David Richards of Virtual Finance & Security BV, and the email address given for responding is payoffice@mixmail.com. This email claims to be sent from Mrs.Tineke De Grout, who purports to be the Promotion Manager.

'Deloitte/London 2012 Olympic Games Promotional Draw' This email, which is being sent to people in many different versions, informs the recipient that they are a winner in the Deloitte/London 2012 Olympic Games Promotional Draw. The identities of senior LOCOG/ODA officials are also fraudulently being used. Some versions of the email claims that the Draw has been organised by Grosvenor UK, Centros Miller, Marshalls, Cushman & Wakefield, & Drapers International to encourage the use of the internet and computers. The email invites the recipient to provide personal details in order to process the prize. This is a scam. Do not respond, provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email.

'Earlville Finance United Kingdom On-line Lottery Scam' This email from Dr Peter Wright of Earlville Finance United Kingdom Pty informs the recipient that they have won the jackpot ($1,950,000.00) in an on-line lottery in honour of the fact that London is hosting the Olympic Games in 2012. Subsequent emails may ask the recipient to send money (e.g. $8000). This is a scam. Do not respond, provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email.

‘Free Tickets' This email purports to be from Company Offers and the contact email address is freetixx@company-offers.co.uk. This email informs the recipient that due to working partnership their company, they have been offered a number of complimentary tickets for the London Olympics closing ceremony. The email explains availability is limited and the offer expires in two days. The recipient is required to double click the attachment for registration. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email.

'Ford Olympic 2012 Promo'/'Ford London2012 Promotion' /'Ford Olympic Promotion' This email tells the recipient that they have won a promotional draw run by Ford Motor Company, in conjunction with the Local Organising Committee of London 2012, and invites them to get in touch to claim payment. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email.

‘Future 2012 Olympics – Congratulations!' This email informs the recipient that they have won £2 million via the London 2012 Olympic Campaign weekly promotion. Recipients are asked to contact the Claim Agent, Frank Taylor, at unitednations_grants@gala.net or unuk-grant@gala.net, or on the following telephone number: + 447031744557, or on the following fax number: + 442071174338. The recipient is asked to provide personal information, reference number, batch number and security code. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email.

'Grosvenor/London 2012 Olympic Games Promotional Draw' This email contains a letter which tells the recipient that they are one of a number of winners in the Grosvenor/London 2012 Olympic Games Promotional Draw / Deloitte/London 2012 Olympic Games Promotional Draw. The identities of senior LOCOG/ODA officials are also fraudulently being used. The email claims that the Draw has been organised by Grosvenor UK, Centros Miller, Marshalls, Cushman & Wakefield, & Drapers International to encourage the use of the internet and computers. The email invites the recipient to contact a Promotional Claims Agent in order to process the prize. The email also claims that all winners outside the UK have been granted automatic visa waiver to attend the London 2012 Olympic Games and have been invited to a special Gala Party. This is a scam. Do not respond, provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email. No such visa waivers have been granted.

'Hotel Products Supplier' The recipient receives an email from ‘Dr Irvin Khoza' asking them to supply hotel products for the Games. They give the (incorrect) contact details of the IOC President as a reference. The email addresses given were: Info.ioc.olympic2012@safe-mail.net Ioc.olympicgames2012@gmail.com

'LOCOG Business Opportunities' scam – Qatar This letter has been sent to several businesses in Qatar and tells recipients that LOCOG has a number of business opportunities available for small and medium sized enterprises. Recipients are asked to email Sebastian Coe at 'sebastcole2012.co.uk' informing them of their interest in becoming a licensee or supplier. This is a scam. Please do not send contact details to this email address.

'LOCOG Licensee Application File' The recipient receives an email purporting to be from ‘Miss Lara Pengilly' for ‘Sebastian Coe, Chiarman (sic)' (Sebastian.coe@london.com), asking them to bid to be a LOCOG licensee, and is then presented with a contract award certificate and other documents. The recipient is then asked to contact a law firm ‘Morgan Cole' (morgan.cole@lawyer.com) to help finalise the details and also to pay the law firm fees. This is a scam - do not pay any money or give any personal details to the people who sent this email.

'LOCOG Tier Award Promotion' 'This email is sent from saclaimoffice39@googlemail.com and informs the recipient that their email account 'has being selected among the 15 Star/Lucky Winners for LOCOG Tier Award Promotion based on London Olympic Games 2012'. The recipient is provided with an 'email reference file number' and is informed that they have won £500,000. In order to claim this prize, the recipient is requested to contact 'Justin King' on +44-770-950-4798 or inforwin2@games.com and is asked to provide personal details. The email purports to be sent from 'Pete Williams (Locog Coordinator)'. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email.

'London2012.com advertising' This is a telephone scam where businesses are cold-called and offered the chance to advertise on the London 2012 website. We do not sell advertising space on our website. If you are led to believe your adverts will appear on our website, this is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the caller.

'London 2012 benefits' We have been advised that members of the general public have been targeted by callers purporting to be members of staff from London 2012. The caller asks for the recipient's personal details, including details of any benefits they may be receiving (from Government or otherwise). This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who contact you.

'London 2012 Draw Results' This email tells recipients that, in conjunction with Microsoft, their email address is one of four which have been chosen to win one million pounds. Recipients of this email are asked to contact Lord Sebastian Coe at lordcoe@blumail.org in order to receive their prize winnings. The email address of the sender is info@london2012.co.uk. This is a scam email. Please do not correspond with either the sender of this email nor the lordcoe@blumail.org address.

'London 2012 Draw Results' This email tells recipients that, in conjunction with Microsoft, their email address is one of four which have been chosen to win one million pounds. Recipients of this email are asked to contact Lord Sebastian Coe at scoe2012@blumail.org in order to receive their prize winnings. The email address of the sender is info@london2012.co.uk. This is a scam email. Please do not correspond with either the sender of this email nor the scoe2012@blumail.org address.

'London 2012 Employment' It has come to LOCOG's attention that certain individuals/organisations are purporting to be official recruiters for London 2012 related job opportunities. Please note that details of London 2012 related job opportunities can be found on the official website at www.london2012.com . Do not provide any of your personal details without checking that they have been properly authorised by London 2012.

'London 2012/Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) International Online Lottery' This e-mail tells the recipient that they have won a large amount of money and that they have won free tickets to the London 2012 Olympic Games. The e-mail goes on to tell the recipient that "the International Online Lottery was formed and sponsored by London 2012 Olympic Games in conjunction with Federation of International Football Association (FIFA)". This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email. The e-mail purports to have been sent from Kelvin Johnson of 2-19 Lenton Road, The Park, Nottingham , NG7 1DQ (kevijohnson@msn.com) and the contact telephone number given is: +44 7039 401 258.

'London 2012 grant award' This email claims to have been sent from Mrs Joseph Robbert (from The Desk of the Director of Promotions, International Promotions/Grant Award Department). This email informs the recipient that they are one of six lucky winners in the London 2012 Promotional Prize Award, the first of which was held on 19 January 2008, and has won £600,000. The email instructs recipients to forward their personal details to Mr. Damns Lukas, Foreign Department Director, London 2012 Promotional Prize Award Department, tel: +44-704-571-8520, fax: +44-701-421-8453, email: london2012_02@yahoo.co.uk and london2012_3@yahoo.co.uk. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email.

'London 2012 inc.' This email purports to be from ‘Greg Louw', operating on behalf of ‘London 2012 inc.' offering the recipient the chance to claim their £1.5m reward from the ‘2012 Olympic Draw'. The email instructs claimants to quote the reference ‘LN1227W' when claiming their reward. The subject line of the email reads "Congratulations, you have won." The contact address given is ricredwar@aol.co.uk. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent it.

'London 2012 International Email Draw' This e-mail informs the recipient that they have won GBP320,000.00 for the '2011 International E-mail Draw'. Recipients are asked to contact Mr Maurice Anthony at lndolympic2012 @mail.kz or +44 844 774 8285, provide their name, address, telephone numbers, occupation, date of birth, sex, an alternative email address and the reference number in the email in order to process their winnings. The email is purported to be sent from Dr. (Mrs.)Maria Graham. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email.

'London 2012 Lottery' scam letter – non-UK residents This letter, to non-United Kingdom residents, informs the recipient that they have won £950,000 due to their mobile phone number being randomly drawn. The letter quotes a batch number, reference number and ticket number, and asks recipients to send, via the following email address: support@london2012lottery.com, your mobile number, full name, full address (not P.O. box), Phone/Fax, Sex, Age, Occupation and Nationality. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this letter.

'London 2012 Lotto' SMS This is a text message scam. Text confirms that the recipient has won £300,000 in the London 2012 Lotto Draw. They are asked to call 02033183174, quoting the reference 9897721 to claim a prize. This is a scam – do not provide any personal details or send any money to the people who sent this message.

'London 2012 Lottery Promotions' This email tells the recipient that they have won a large amount of money from a lottery draw held to raise funds for the 2012 Games. The email attaches a document asking for personal details in order for you to claim your prize. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email. The contact details provided are Mrs Theresa R. Howard LCI Lottery Organisation, Paradise Walk, London, SW3 4JL and the email is from Susan Davies.

'London 2012 Lucky Dip Award Group' This email claims to be part of a lottery draw scheme in partnership with www.acculotto.com. The email has allegedly been sent by Mrs. Angelina Troy, a Public Relations officer for the Olympic Games Committee. The recipient is told that their ticket, LON1227U, is one of 10 lucky winners that have been selected to receive £1.5m. In order to claim, recipients at asked to contact Mr. Bora Tall, a payment agent at Condor House, 5-10 St Pauls Churchyard, London, EC4M 8AL, UK. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email.

'London 2012/Microsoft 2011' This email tells the recipient that they are one of four lucky winners in a quarterly online draw, and have won £1million. The recipient is informed that in order to commence the claims process, the recipient must provide personal information within 48 hours. The email purports to be sent from 'Mr Sebastian Coe'. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email. The scam email is sent from the following email account: sebastiancoe@london.com and the following telephone number is referenced: +44 70 24017911.

'London 2012/Microsoft Online Email Draw' This email is being sent from info@london2012.com. It informs the recipient that LOCOG has started a quarterly online email draw in conjunction with Microsoft and the recipient is one of four winners who have won £1,000,000 in the first quarter draw. The email instructs the recipient to contact the 'Head of the LOCOG for claims instructions' at sebastiancoe@h-tmail.com and provides the following mobile number: +44 70 24017911. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email.

'London 2012/Microsoft Online Email Draw' This email is being sent from info@olympics2012.com. It informs the recipient that LOCOG has started a quarterly online email draw in conjunction with Microsoft, and that the recipient is one of four winners who have won £1,000,000 in the first quarter draw. The email instructs the recipient to contact the 'Head of the LOCOG for Claims Instructions' at sebastiancoe1@msn.com or coe3q@msn.com. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email.

'LONDON 2012 OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC GAMES - SECURITY KEY' The recipient receives an email puporting to be from Gilbert Felli, informing them they have won £2.2m in a UK Sports London Lottery. The recipient is also given a security key (in this case: UKS-39KLV71) and is told to keep it private, and then to provide it to the 'IOC' through Dr Garry Fletcher (uksport-gf@ozu.es). An address is also provided: UK Sport, 40 Bernard Street, London WC1N 1ST. This is a scam. Please do not provide any personal or banking details to the sender of this email. ‘London 2012 Olympic Campaign Weekly Promotion' Recipients are told they have won £2m in the London 2012 Olympic Campaign Promotion. Recipients are asked to quote the reference number, batch number and security code, and provide personal details. Recipients are asked to contact the Claim Agent, Mr. Brent Rupert on mrbrentrupert.london.olympics@hotmail.co.uk, telephone: +44 703 174 4544, fax: +44 704 309 4745. This email purports to be from Mrs Primrose Graham, Promotion Manager, London 2012 Olympics Promotion. This is a scam, do not provide any personal details or send any money to the people who sent this email.

'London 2012 Olympic Equestrian Ring Stewards' This scam is in the form of a letter (and may also be in email format) and tells the recipient that they have been shortlisted to be a 'Ring Steward' at the London 2012 Games. The letter/email informs the recipient that they will be contacted again in due course if the recipient is selected to be a 'Ring Steward', and purports to be sent from 'Rob Hoestra, Olympic Selection Committee Chairman' at London 2012. Recipients are asked to call 0906 200 1036 for any details. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email.

'London 2012 Olympic Games Lottery' The recipient receives a letter from a Kelly Royce informing them they have won £500,000.00 on the London 2012 Olympic Games Lottery Programme. It tells the recipient in order to claim their prize, they should contact Dr David Jones (Foreign Service Manager) of Alpha Security Company, and fax over their details by using the enclosed form. The fax number provided is: 0207 681 4491. The telephone number provided is: 0203 006 1737. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email.

'London 2012 Olympic Games Promotional Draw' Email purports to be from Dr. David Mark, on behalf of a ‘Sir Bruce Barnsley.' It informs the winner that they have won the sum of £950,000,00 from a promotion held on the 15/07/2011. In order to claim, the recipient is asked to send their personal details to PO Box 1010, Liverpool L70 1NL-UK, Tel: +27(0) 837630041. Other contact details are - email: londonclaims@gmail.com; website: www.justlottery.com/all-results/UK-Lotto.html. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email.

'London 2012 Olympic Games Promotional Draw' Email purports to be from Dr. David Mark, on behalf of a ‘Sir Kenedy Barnley.' It informs the winner that they have won the sum of £1,220,000 from a promotion held on the 15/10/2011. In order to claim, the recipient is asked to send their personal details to PO Box 1010, Liverpool L70 1NL-UK, Tel: +44(0)7077076560. Other contact details are - email: ukolympicpayoutboard@bsdmail.com; website: www.olympicpromolotto.com. The email contains copies of the London 2012 emblem, the UK National Lottery logo, plus the IOC and IPC emlbems. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email.

'London 2012 Olympic Games Promotional Draw' Email purports to be from a Mrs Vivian McCoy, acting on behalf of Mr Donald Moxon, infoclaim.ca@gala.net. The email displays bid logo, London 2012 emblem, the Sport England logo and UK National Lottery trademarks, as well as the UK National Lottery. The recipient is informed that they have won £2,000,000, out of a total of £400m, through a random selection of their email address, and are therefore required to contact the sender at the aforementioned with their personal details in order to claim the prize. This is a scam – do not pay any money or supply any personal details to the senders of this email.

'London 2012 Olympic Games Promotional Draw' Email purports to be from a Dr. David Walter, acting on behalf of Mr Desmond Smith. His address is given as PO Box 1010, Liverpool L70 1NL-UK, desmond100112@hotmail.com. The email displays the logos of the IOC, IPC and London 2012 Games, as well as the UK National Lottery. The recipient is informed that they have won £950,000 through a random selection of their email address, and are therefore required to contact the sender at the aforementioned with their personal details in order to claim the prize. This is a scam – do not pay any money or supply any personal details to the senders of this email.

'London 2012 Olympic Games Raffle Award' This email informs the recipient that their e-mail address has won a raffle ticket on the London 2012 Olympic Games Lotto Draw. The recipient is required to answer three questions to stand a chance to win. The recipient must email their answers to info@olympicgamesclaim.net and provide their name, surname, country, occupation, age, sex, marital status and telephone & fax number. The email purports to be from Headquarters: 31 Briton Court, Canada Square, Queens Park London. The telephone number that is provided is +44 703 174 9957, and the fax number is +44 844 774 7936. This is a scam email. Please do not correspond with the sender of this email.

'London 2012 Olympic Games ticket application update' This email purports to be from the ‘London 2012 Ticketing Team.' It states that following an audit of tickets available in advance of second chance sales, LOCOG are offering the recipient the chance to purchase tickets that have been made available through a previous bidder being unable to pay for them. The email stresses that the tickets will only be allocated once payment has been received. The email refers to highly sought after tickets, typically Athletics, in the Stadium and normally in the AA band, demanding several thousand pounds worth of payment. The structure and content of the email is copied from the official London 2012 emails sent out to successful applicants. The receipt of the email is followed several days after by a phone call, asking for Visa card details to facilitate payment. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email.

'London 2012 Olympic Game World International Lottery Award Programs' This e-mail attaches a letter, purporting to be sent from ‘Mrs Dianne Thompson'. The letter informs recipients that they have won a large amount of money in the "London 2012 Olympic Game World International Lottery Award Programs". The recipient is informed that their winnings are "in the wire system of the payee bank" and are asked to contact their "claim agent" to process their winnings. The claim agent is named as "Alexander Santos". Contact details provided within the letter are as follows: Tel: +44 702408336, Fax: +44 00447031743886 and info.olympicagent@gmail.com and info_committee@yahoo.com. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email.

'London 2012 Olympic Lottery Award' This scam purports to be from a Mrs Kinda Rose, the promotions manager for the ‘London 2012 Olympics Lottery Award.' The communication informs the recipient that they have won £2.95, as one of 19 lucky recipients. The batch number quoted is 18/006/1094/lipda/sl, the reference is lli/240142/011, and the pin provided is 2012. Recipients are asked to provide their personal details in order to claim their prize – details should be sent to the claim agent for the scheme, Mr. Mark Benson, who can be contacted either using London_olmypic2012a@hotmail.com, or on +27781026139. This is a scam email. Do not reply and do not under any circumstances provide any personal details or pay any money to the person who sent this email.

'London 2012 Olympics Committee' This letter or email tells the recipient that they have won £50,000 from the International Sweepstakes Promotion Programme sponsored by the London 2012 Olympics Committee (olympics.committee-2012@alive.co.uk). This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email. The email purports to have been sent from Mr. Andy Morgan, Moorgate International (BG) Ltd, 81 New Gate Street, EC1 2PE (morrgate-ltd@hotmail.co.uk) and the contact telephone number is given as 0044 (0) 755-155-5799. This scam is also sent from the following email address: xailorson@yahoo.com

'London 2012 Olympics Lottery' This email tells the recipient that their email has been chosen as 'one of the 10 lucky winners in the random balloting system'. The email requests the following information from the recipient: full names, full address and date of birth. The email purports to be sent from 'The London 2012 Olympics Lottery Service Team, licensed by The National Lottery Board of the UK.' The email is from: no_reply@national-lotteryuk.org. Recipients are asked to contact: winners@national-lotteryuk.org for further information or +44 161 884 0943 to claim their winnings. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email.

‘London 2012 Olympics Lottery' This email informs the recipient that they have won £1,500,000.00 in the London 2012 Olympic campaign weekly promotion. The recipient is required to forward the details of winning (reference number, batch number and security code) and their personal details to the claim agent to help facilitate the processing of the claim. The personal details that are required include their full name, sex, age, physical address, personal number, occupation and country. The claim agent is Mr Frank Morgan and the following contact details are provided: +44 703 174 6855 (Tel), +44 844 774 7904 (fax), and the contact email addresses given are olympicuk@collector.org and frankmorgan@excite.co.uk. The email purports to be from Mrs. Rosemary Moore and is illegally branded with the London 2012 emblem and claims to be sponsored by the IOC (International Olympic Committee) support Barclays Team. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email.

'London 2012 Olympics Lottery' The email purports to be from Mr Rosemary Moore of the UK National Lottery, claiming the recipient has won £1.5m, as one of 19 lucky winners picked from the email address pool. The winning reference number is UK/2012/OLY/CAMP, the batch number is UK/2012/123/CAMP/ and the security code is 2011/2012/8828. The email asks for full contact details from the recipient, to be sent to Mr Luke Mark, the Claim Agent, at lukemark@claimsdept.org. The contact phone number provided is +448447747904. The email also claims that the scheme is supported by the IOC. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email.

'London 2012 Olympics Lottery Board/ London Olympics 2012 Lottery Promotions' This email claims to have been sent from Rebecca Yaguda, Online coordinator of the London Olympics 2012 Lottery Promotions. This email informs the recipient that their name has been selected through a computer ballot and that they are a winner of the London Olympics 2012 Lotto Winnings Programs held on 28 September 2008 and have won £800,000. The recipient is given a reference number and a ‘winning number'. The email instructs recipients to forward their personal details to the claims processor, Mr Mark Smith and gives his email as being claimslop2012@hotmail.co.uk and tel: 00447045712612. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email.

'London 2012 Olympics Lottery – London 2012 Olympics Co-operation Management Worldwide' This email attaches a letter, purporting to be from `Mrs Linda Bent' (The desk of the email Promotions Manger International Promotions/Prize Award Department). The letter informs the recipient that they are a winner of their annual lottery (mega jackpot lotto programme) in the sum of £1 million pounds. The recipient is informed that the their fund is insured which will be transferred as soon as they contact their Claims Agent Officer in the United Kingdom which is Abdallah Meaz. The recipient is required to complete a form with all of their personal details which is addressed to the UK Claim Agent for their prize to be processed. The contact details are London 2012 Olympics Lottery United Kingdom, 61-70 Southampton Row, Bloomsbury, London, United Kingdom WC1B 4AR, Tel: +44 7031746984 and abdallahmeaz@yahoo.co.uk. This is a scam and personal details should not be provided.

'London 2012 Olympics Lottery Promotion' The email purports to be sent from Mrs Linda Rose (Promotion Manager, London 2012 Olympics Lottery Award) and informs the recipient that they have won a large amount of money in the London 2012 Olympics lottery as their email address was one of 19 lucky addresses who won in this monthly promotion. The recipient is asked to provide personal information by filling in a form (contained within the email). The recipient is requested to contact their claim agent – Mark Benson – to claim their prize at olympicsports1@gmail.com. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email.

'London 2012 Olympics Lottery Promotion' The email purports to be sent from Mrs Linda Rose (Promotion Manager, London 2012 Olympics Lottery Award) and informs the recipient that they have won £2,950,000.00. The recipient is asked to provide their personal information and the details of their winning to their claim agent – Mark Benson – to claim their prize. The following contact email address is london_olympuc2012@hotmail.com and phone number is +27 78 102 6139. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email.

'London 2012 Olympics/Microsoft Sweepstake' This email tells the recipient that they have won £500,000 and an all expense paid trip to watch the Olympic Games in 2012 as a result of a London 2012/Microsoft Group UK sweepstake. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email. The alleged name of the contact person given is: Eugene Lane who claims to be a member of the "London 2012 Award Team", and the contact e-mail addresses given are: agentlane.london2012@yahoo.de and agentlane@london2012.co.uk.tt.

'London 2012 Olympics/National Lottery Promotion' This e-mail informs the recipient that they are one of ten winners in the ‘world-wide random automated email balloting system of the London 2012 Olympic Promotion as organised by the N.L.B of the United Kingdom.' The recipient is provided with a winning ticket number and is asked to call +44 161 884 0943 to find out how much they have won (the recipient is asked to key in the winning ticket number when they call this number). The recipient is also asked to email verifications@ 2012olympics-lottery.com to provide personal information. The email is sent from no_reply@ 2012olympics-lottery.com. The following contact details are provided: +44-161-884-0645 (Tel), +44-161-884-8428 (fax) and info@ 2012olympics-lottery.com. The email is signed off as being sent from the ‘London 2012 Olympics Lottery Service Team' and appears to be co branded. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email.

'London 2012 Olympics Promo' This email is illegally branded with the London 2012 emblem, and notifies the recipient that they have been selected as a winner of the "London 2012 Olympics Lottery Promo". It gives the 'winner' the option to either pick up their cheque at the London 2012 offices or to pay a courier fee to have the cheque delivered. The email gives the name "Mr. David Murphey" as the relevant contact. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the person who sent this email.

London 2012 Partner Lottery The recipient will receive an email puporting to be from Lord Coe, informing them they have won £1,000,000 as a result of a partner lottery, in conjunction with Microsoft. To claim the prize, they should email london2012q@w.cn. If the recipient responds, they receive an email from the email address: lordcoe@london.com, asking them to provide personal and bank details. This is a scam. Please do not provide any personal or bank details to the senders of this email.

'London 2012 press release' This is an email made to look like a London 2012 press release - if a recipient clicks on it and they don't have internet protection software running on their PC, the email will try to download a Trojan horse keylogger - this is designed to steal your information when you access certain online banks and e-commerce websites. The file name of the code is "logo.wmf." If you receive this email, do not open it - delete it immediately. Official London 2012 Volunteer and Supporter emails are always sent from one of the following addresses: support@london2012.com or support@london2012.org.

'London 2012 Promotion' This email tells the recipient that they have won a large amount of money from a lottery draw held on 6 January 2008. The contact details provided are of Michael Greening, with an e-mail address at london2012onl@yahoo.co.uk. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email.

'London 2012 Promotional Draw For The 2012 Olympic Games In London' This email tells the recipient that they have won a prize from a lottery draw held on 4th of October 2005. The email gives the name "Mr Henry Roberts" as the relevant contact. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the person who sent this email.

'London 2012/South African 2020 Olympic Bid Committee' This email tells the recipient that they have won a large amount of money further to an 'International E-mail Draw which is Organized by London 2012 Olympics Games and Paralympics Games and South African 2020 Olympic bid Committee (SASCOC)'. The recipient is requested to provide personal information and send it to a Mr. Richard Luthuli whose contact details are given as Tel: +27 73 356 6752, Fax: +27 86 661 5854, london2012sa@blumail.org, or london2012sa@mail.kz. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email. 'LONDON 2012: Ticket Number: LND0026' The email purports that the recipient's Ticket Number (LND0026) from a 2012 Olympic draw held in London in conjunction with the official website (www.london2012.com) has been awarded £1,500,000 pounds. To claim their prize, the recipient has to contact Frank Leon either on Tel: +27 784 485802 or send their personal details (name, cell phone number, ticket number, occupation, gender, country of resident) to frankleon@live.co.za. This is a scam and personal details should not be provided. 'London 2012 tickets' The recipient will receive an email purporting to be from the ‘London Summer Games' offering them a chance to purchase tickets to the Games at subsidised prices. The email provides the following contact details to purchase tickets: Email - ticketing_2012@yahoo.co.uk, Address - 5th Floor, Universal House, Wentworth Street, Greater London E1 7SA, United Kingdom, Phone - +447024034204. This is a scam email. Please do not provide any details or money to the senders of this email.

'London's 2012 Olympic Paralympic Games Awards' This e-mail informs the recipient that they have won USD2.1million. The e-mail instructs the recipient to contact Mr G Whiteman at London.2012agent@yahoo.ca.uk and provides the following mobile number: +447045726416. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email.

'London 2012/South African 2020 Olympic Bid Committee' This email tells the recipient that they have won a large amount of money further to an 'International E-mail Draw which is Organized by London 2012 Olympics Games and Paralympics Games and South African 2020 Olympic bid Committee (SASCOC)'. The recipient is requested to provide personal information and send it to a Mr. Richard Luthuli whose contact details are given as Tel: +27 73 356 6752, Fax: +27 86 661 5854, Indolympic2012@ webmail.co.za and Indolympics2012@ mail.kzThis is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email. The scam email is sent from the following email account: Indsalymp@ aol.co.uk.

'London 2012 Winner of 2011 International E-mail Draw' This email notifies the recipient that they have won a prize sum of £320,000.00 for 2011 International E-mail Draw which is organised by London 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games. This email informs the recipient that they are one of 2,500 people who are selected periodically to benefit from the promo. The recipient is required to send the winning identification numbers to the fiduciary agent, Mr Maurice Anthony. The recipient can contact the agent by telephone/fax on +44 844 774 8285, or email them at either info.london2012@london.com or infolondon2012@mail.kz. The recipient must also provide their full name, country, contact address, telephone/fax number, occupation, date of birth, sex and an alternative email address. The email is purported to be sent from Dr. (Mrs.) Maria Graham. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email.

'London Future 2012 Olympics' This email purports to be from a Mr Frank Taylor (franktalyor2@gala.net) informing the recipient that they have won £2m, as one of 19 lucky people whose email addresses have been chosen at random in the weekly promotion. In order to claim, winners are asked to forward their details onto a claim agent, who can be found at 61-70 Southampton Rd, T: 07031744557. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email.

'LONDON OLYMPICS 2012/PANASONIC GROUP' The recipient receives an email puporting to be from a Fred Watt (London Olympics 2012/Panasonic Group Lottery Promotion, Customer Service) which informs them that they have won a lottery held on 23 April 2012 and have won a return ticket to the Games and £242,000. To claim the prize, the recipient is urged to contact Jimmy Brown at jimmysbrown2011@hotmail.com, or +447448284585. An address is also provided: London Business Park (NLBP), Oakleigh Road, North London, N11 1NP, UK. This is a scam. Do not provide any personal or banking details to the sender of this email.

'London Olympics 2012 Internet Lottery Promotion' This email purports to be from a David Martin, on behalf of LOCOG. Recipients are told they have won £1,000,000 through the London Olympic Lottery scheme, and the money is being held on their behalf at a HSBC branch in London. In order to claim, claimants are asked to contact David Martin on +447035908354, or davidmartin@englandmail.com, and provide full personal details to receive ‘immediate payment.' This is a scam – do not pay any money or give any personal details to the people who sent this email.

'London Olympic Games Employment' This email (Olympicgames56@yahoo.com) claims to be from London 2012, recruiting labourers and construction companies to work for the London 2012 Paralytics Committee and the Olympic Delivery Authority. The email asks recipients to send in their CV and the front page of their passport, along with a 'scanning fee' of £285 to process the application. This is a scam. Do not provide any personal details or pay any money to the person who sent this email.

'London Olympic Games Online Promo' This email informs the recipient that they have won USD 2,500,000 in the 'London Olympic Games Online Promo'. Recipients are asked to contact John Sidwell at johnsidwell @w.cn or call +447035958683 in order to process their winnings, and are asked to provide their name and address. The email is purported to be sent from Mrs Joyce Race. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay money to the people who sent this email.

'Lucky winner from London 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympics Games International Email Draw' This e-mail attaches a letter, purporting to be sent from ‘Dr (Mrs) Maria Graham. The letter informs recipients that they have won a prize sum of £320,000 for the 2011 International E-mail Draw as organised by London 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympics Games. The letter provides that 25,000 people are randomly selected and are given a reference number which needs to be provided in their claim. Additionally, their personal details must be completed and sent to the claim agent named as Mr Maurice Anthony, Tel/Fax +44 844 774 8285, Email:Indolympic2012@mail.kz.. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email.

'Ministry of Finance/ Organising Committee 2012 London Olympic Games' The email informs the recipient that they won a cash prize of 250,000.00 GBP (which has been converted to $376,576.96). A swift transfer confirmation slip is attached to the email. The recipient is informed that the money that has been won cannot be transferred into the recipient's account as the Ministry of Finance is insisting that a mandatory 0.3% tax ($1,130) needs to be paid first. The sender also attached an Order from the Ministry of Finance and requests that payment of $1.130 be made to his lawyer. The email purports to have been sent from the "Organizing Committee 2012 London Olympic Games" and is signed off from "Jones Douglas, Claims Director Foreign Services". This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay money to the people who sent this email.

'Olympic 2012 Awareness Lotto' This email tells the recipient that they have been selected in a computer promotional ballot as a winner of the "Bigbig lotto" and gives the name "Mr. James Baker/John Baker" as the relevant contact. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the person who sent this email.

'Olympic Arts Committee' This email (olympicartists@hotmail.co.uk) claims to be from an organisation aiming to privately fund artists whose work can be shown around the world in conjunction with the London 2012 Games. The identities of senior LOCOG/ODA officials are also fraudulently being used. The emails request details of artists' work and contacts and also refer to carrying out credit referencing. This is a scam. Do not respond, provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email.

'Olympic Games Festival' This e-mail tells the recipient that they have won a large amount of money and a return trip to watch the "Olympics Game festival". This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email. The scam email is sent from the following email account: lon-------oly004@ att.net. The recipient is asked to reply to: britolympiccomm2372@ yahoo.com.

'Olympic Lottery Distributor' This email purports to be from a "Mrs. Sebastian Coe," and Paul Deighton on behalf of LOCOG. The recipient is told they have won £820,000, through a draw done by the IOC in conjunction with FIFA. The claim agent, who should be contacted to claim the win, is a Mr Robert Morgan (morganrobertandassociate@gmail.com) and asks the recipient to list their contact details in order to claim the prize money. This is a scam. Do not under any circumstances provide any personal details or pay any money to the person who sent this email.

'Olympic Lottery/London 2012 Olympic Internet Game/International Lottery' This email (olympic2012@live.com) claims to be from an organisation distributing money and tickets to the London 2012 Games following a lottery draw. Recipients are informed that they are winners of the 'The London 2012 Olympic Internet Game', which selects individuals at random. The email asks recipients to claim their winnings by sending in a serial number together with their personal details including their name, address, telephone numbers and gender. This is a scam. Do not provide any personal details or pay any money to the person who sent this email.

'Olympic Lottery London/Olympic Lottery Promotion' The email is from 'Olympic Lottery London' or 'Olympic Lottery Promotion' and may be in French or English. It informs the recipient that they have won a large sum of money as a result of a random draw, and provides a contact name, number and email address. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email. The contact name given is of Mr Aldaine Akmel, and the address of the "Olympic Lottery London" is said to be at: 16 Beauchamp Place, London, SW3 1NQ. The contact email address is given as being: aldaine_akmel@consultant.com and further information can be sought by contacting olympiqueloterielondres@yahoo.co.uk. The telephone numbers provided are + 44 703 1841 678 and 00225 666 773 19.

'Olympic Mobile Lottery Award' (text message scam) This text message tells the recipient that they have won a large amount of money in the ‘Olympic Mobile Lottery' and are asked to email claimza@london.com to claim their prize by quoting a promotion code. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email. ‘Olympic Organising Committee' International Tender The recipient receives an email purporting to be from Lord Coe (mr.seb.coe@hotmail.com or sebastiancoe43989@msn.com), asking the recipient if their company wishes to partake in an international tender for the following items: t-shirts, umbrellas/tents, union jack caps, sportswear, outdoor sports equipment, flowers and balloons, ball pens, men's socks, waist punches, gymsacks. The recipient is asked to reply to the email if interested. The email also states that the sender will have a 2% commission of the total contract value. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your details to the sender of this email.

'Olympic Tickets Ballot' This email is being sent from olympicticketsballot@gmail.com and the title header reads: 'Olympic Tickets'. The email purports to be sent from someone who is contacting members of the public on behalf of a corporate client. The sender claims that its client will pay a minimum of ten per cent over the face value of any London 2012 tickets allocated to UK residents through the official London 2012 balloting system. The recipient is asked to register their details at: https://www.tickets.london2012.com/member/registration and to respond to the email, providing their address and contact details by Tuesday 15 March 2011. The recipient is told that fees for the tickets will be paid for and any commission owed in due course.

Please note that we deem this to be an illegitimate attempt to obtain London 2012 tickets and is not something that has been authorised by London 2012. Transferring London 2012 tickets in this manner is a breach of the London 2012 Terms and Conditions of Ticket Purchase and selling London 2012 Tickets for a profit could constitute a criminal offence.

'Olympic Torch' This is a hoax email warning about an Internet virus in the form of an Olympic Torch. The report is untrue, and the email should be deleted. The text of the hoax reads as follows:

"Please read the attached warning issued today. PLEASE FORWARD THIS WARNING AMONG FRIENDS, FAMILY AND CONTACTS: You should be alert during the next days: Do not open any message with an attached filed called "Invitation" regardless of who sent it. It is a virus that opens an Olympic Torch which "burns" the whole hard disc C of your computer. This virus will be received from someone who has your e-mail address in his/her contact list, that is why you should send this e-mail to all your contacts. It is better to receive this message 25 times than to receive the virus and open it. If you receive a mail called "invitation", though sent by a friend, do not open it and shut down your computer immediately. This is the worst virus announced by CNN, it has been classified by Microsoft as the most destructive virus ever. This virus was discovered by McAfee yesterday, and there is no repair yet for this kind of virus. This virus simply destroys the Zero Sector of the Hard Disc, where the vital information is kept. SEND THIS E-MAIL TO EVERYONE YOU KNOW, COPY THIS E-MAIL AND SEND IT TO YOUR FRIENDS AND REMEMBER: IF YOU SEND IT TO THEM, YOU WILL BENEFIT ALL OF US." ‘Olympics 2012 London Job Offer' This email purports to be from a ‘Mr Wayne Marshal, , ' at Bodmaysaye Recruitment Agency, telling the recipient they have been offered a job at the London 2012 Games, and they have to produce an ‘Affidavit of Guarantee and Work Permit'. They are also required to attend ‘Pre Exercrices and Traning on 24th of June' (sic). The following contact details are provided to send details to: Barrister Duke Ian, dukelaw@london.com. The following details are provided for the company: Bodmaysaye Recruitment Agency, 3 Humber Trading Estate, Humber Road, London NW2 6DW, telephone: +447024031195, fax: +448435240670, email: bodmasaye@gmail.com. This is a scam. Please do not provide any personal or bank details to the originator of this email.

'P & G Olympic Promotion' Email purports to be a from ‘Procter and Gamble Worldwide: Partner to the London 2012 Olympic Games.' Claims that the recipient is eligible to win prizes through their continued support of the P & G brand. Email asks for name, address, telephone number and DoB. Responses should be sent to proctergamble@yahoo.cn. The promotion supposedly runs from 16 August – 30 December 2011. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email.

'Special Global 2012 Olympics Promotional Draw' This e-mail attaches a letter, purporting to be sent from ‘Mr Alan Jones' (Office of Accredited Agent, Tolpits Lane, Watford, Herts, WD18 9RN). The letter informs recipients that they have won a large amount of money in the "Special Global 2012 Olympics Promotional Draw, organised by LOCOG". The recipient is requested to fill in a form, providing personal information so that their "winning certificate" can be issued and so that, in addition to the money they have won, they can be entered into another draw to give them an opportunity to win an all-expense paid trip to London during the Games in 2012. Contact details provided within the letter are as follows: Tel: +44 707707 8102, Fax: +44 707707 8103 and centerclaim1@gmail.com. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email.

'The London 2012 Olympic Games lottery award winners' Email purports to be from the London 2012 Olympic world International Lottery Award Program. The winning numbers presented are 01,14,21,30,35,48. The number of the winning ticket is 100-309-7482. Recipients are told that they have won £1.5m, as one of eight winners from a larger pot, and are asked to provide full contact details in order to claim. The ‘Agent's' contact details, in order to make the claim, are given as Mr. Owen Modise, T: +27739134880, email: claimboardcommittee@games.com. The email is supposedly approved by a Mrs Diane Thompson, email: london2012olympicgames@gmail.com. This is a scam and personal details should not be provided.

'The London Olympics National Lottery' Email purports to be from a Dr. McCan Rawlins, informing the recipient that they have won £1.2million. In order to claim, recipients are asked to contact Mr Enny Joseph, the Foreign Service Manager, UK Lotto, +447031749747, admin.office@blumail.org. Recipients are asked to provide personal details to the above contact details no later than 20 December 2011. This email is a scam – do not pay any money or provide any personal details to the people who sent it.

'The National Lottery/ International Lottery Promotion' This email tells the recipient that they have won a large amount of money from The National Lottery. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email. The contact details provided are: International Lottery Promotion, 624 Old Kent Road, London SE15 1JB, England.

'The Trojan Lottery' This e-mail tells the recipient that they have won a large amount of money from The Trojan Lottery, and attaches a 'certified cheque'. The e-mail alleges that your winnings have been placed in an American bank. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email.

‘The UK National Lottery' The email purports to be from Dr. Steve Campbell, on behalf of Sir Bruce Barnley. The email informs the recipient that they have won the sum of £1,316,462.00 from monthly British National Lottery Promotion held on 4 January 2012. In order to claim, the recipient is asked to send their personal details to P0 Box 1010, Liverpool L70 1NL-UK, Tel: +77 704 090 5690, Fax: +44 704 090 5692. Other contact details are email: onlineclaimscentre@live.co.uk; website http://www.justlottery.com/all-results/UK-Lotto.html. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email.

‘The UK National Lottery' This email informs the recipient they have won £1 million via a random World Wide Web computerised draw system. Recipients are asked to contact the Awards Claims Manager, Roy Williams, at roy.camelotonline@mail.com, or on the following telephone number: +44 792 45 51455, or on the following fax number: +44-870-49-54540. The recipient is asked to provide personal information, winning references, and a proof of identification or passport document. The email purports to be from Susanne Croswell, Online Programme Coordinator from the UKNL-IOC International Promotions Programme, UK National Lottery. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email.

'The UK Premier Lottery' This e-mail tells the recipient that they have won a large amount of money from The UK Premier Lottery. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email. The e-mail address provided is: ukplo.claims@yahoo.de and the contact telephone number given is: +447031819544.

'Ticket Number: LND0026' The email purports that the recipient's Ticket Number (LND0026) from a 2012 Olympic draw held in London in conjunction with the official website (www.london2012.com) has been awarded £1,500,000 pounds. To claim their prize, the recipient has to contact Frank Leon either on Tel: +27 787 271 122 or send their personal details to frankieon4@live.com. This is a scam and personal details should not be provided.

'UK Games Board - 2012 Olympic Games' This email informs the recipient that they have won £1.2million via their email address being provided to the UK Games Board by the United Kingdom Information Network Online. Recipients are asked to contact Mr Jesse Edward at jesse_edward@execs.com or jesse_edward2@execs.com or on the following telephone numbers: +44 7011184638, or +44 7006065018, and provide the following information: First Name, Surname, Occupation, Marital Status, Date of Birth, Sex, Residential or Office Address, Country of Origin, Nationality/Citizenship, Email, Alternative Email, Telephone, Cell, Fax. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email.

'UK Games Board - 2012 Olympic Games' This email informs the recipient that they have won £2.5million via their email address being provided to the UK Games Board by the United Kingdom Information Network Online. Recipients are asked to contact Mr Jesse Edward at jesse.edward1@gmail.com or on the following telephone numbers: +44 7040902787, +44 7011184638 or +44 7006065018 and provide the following information: First Name, Surname, Occupation, Marital Status, Date of Birth, Sex, Residential or Office Address, Country of Origin, Nationality/Citizenship, Email, Alternative Email, Telephone, Cell, Fax. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email.

'UK Lottery: London 2012 Olympic Games Promotional Draw' Email purports to be from Dr. Mark Joseph, on behalf of a ‘Sir Bruce Barnley.' It informs the winner that they have won the sum of £520,731.00 from a promotion held on the 09/08/2011. In order to claim, the recipient is asked to send their personal details to PO Box 1010, Liverpool L70 1NL-UK, Tel +5570240021403. Other contact details are – email: claimspayunitc@aol.co.uk. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email.

‘UK Lottery: London 2012 Olympic Games Promotional Draw' The email informs the recipient that they have won £950.000.00 from monthly British Olympic and UK National Lottery Promotion. Recipients are asked to contact Mr. Justin King at kingagency1@live.co.uk or inforwin1@games.com, or on the following telephone number: +44 702 407 2224. The recipient must provide personal information and quote their reference number and winning number. The email purports to be from Dr. Steve Heinderson, Director Customer Service / Claims Department. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email.

'UK Lottery London 2012 Olympic Games Promotional Draw' This email purports to be from the desk of Sir Bruce Barnley, PO Box 1010, Liverpool, L70 1NL, UK. The contact email address is winner@london2012olympiclottery.com. Recipients are told that the competition is endorsed by the IOC, and draws were held simultaneously in both Essex, UK and Ontario, Canada. The result of the this is that they have won £1.2m, and should contact Sir Bruce, via http://www.lottolore.com/ontario49.html Check under Ontario 49, to claim. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email.

‘UK National Lottery and BT UK Tele Raff for London 2012 Olympic Games' This email purports to be from the UK National Lottery and BT UK Tele Raff for London 2012 Olympic Games. The email informs the recipient that their email address has won them a sum of money and the winnings are attached to the reference number from the email. The email outlines that the recipient must quote the reference and batch numbers and that all funds must be claimed within 2 weeks of notification. Recipients are asked to contact the claims agent, Jesse Edward, by telephone, on +44 7011120652, or email address, at jeeseedward@globomail.com. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email.

‘UK National Lottery and BT UK Tele Raff for London 2012 Olympic Games' This email informs the recipient that they have won £1.2 million via their email address getting through the United Kingdom Information Network Online. Recipients are asked to contact Mr Jesse Edward at j.edward@london.com or j.edward@globomail.com, or on the following telephone numbers: +44 7011120652 or 44 7011184638, or on the following fax number: +44 7006065018. The recipient must provide personal information and quote their reference number and batch number. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email.

‘UK National Lottery Olympic Draw' Email purports to be from the UK National Lottery, sent by Balchin McDougal, on behalf of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). The entrant's ticket number is 164-32478539, and the ‘Lucky Winning Number' is 1-13-28-32-35-43-9. The consequence is that the email recipient has won £1,000,000, out of an available total of £18,000,000. The prize is being held by the UK Treasury Dept., ready to be claimed. The recipient is asked to contact Award Claims Manager Larry Scott on +447536651629, or email claim-prize2011@w.cn. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email.

‘UK National Lottery Olympic Draw' Email purports to be from the UK National Lottery, sent by Balchin McDougal, on behalf of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). The entrant's ticket number is 164-32478539, and the ‘Lucky Winning Number' is 1-13-28-32-35-43-9. The consequence is that the email recipient has won £1,000,000, out of an available total of £18,000,000. The prize is being held by the UK Treasury Dept., ready to be claimed. The recipient is asked to contact Award Claims Manager Nicky Jones on +447924590303, or email uknational.uknlliverpool@london.com. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email. United Kingdom National Lottery, Award Winning Certificate The recipient will receive an email from someone called Susanne Croswell, containing scans of papers informing them they have won £1,000,000 in the UK National Lottery, in association with the International Olympic Committee (IOC). They are informed to provide their details, including passport details to the Award Claims Manager, Marvin Jones (+44 702 40 62582, marvin.camelotclaims@mail.com). This is a scam, please do not provide any personal or bank details to the senders of this email.

'Virgin International Lottery UK' This email tells the recipient that after a random screening of email addresses, they have emerged as a Category "A" winner of the "Virgin International Lottery United Kingdom (UK)", for five million pounds. The lottery is described as being part of the country's programme to raise funds for the Games in 2012, and invites the recipient to claim a lump sum payment. This is a scam. Do not respond, provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email.

'Visa Europe Company Olympic Games Official Promotion' This e-mail informs the recipient that they have won £750,000 in this Promotion. The emails states that online draws were conducted by a random selection of email addresses obtained from an exclusive list. The recipient is informed that the British Gaming Board has approved this promotion. The e-mail instructs the recipient to contact Sir Allan Green of Oxford Law Firm & Schmidtz Associates at enquiry_oxford@iwon.com and provides the following mobile number: +447031818461. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email.

'Weymouth and Portland 'Investment Proposal' This email purports to be from 'Seb Coe'. It refers to the sailing facilities at Weymouth and Portland for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic sailing events. The email claims that the contract for the facilities was to be awarded and executed by two foreign contractors for £400,000,000 but in the end was executed with a Bulgarian firm at a cost of £385,500,000.

The email states that there is a remaining £14,500,000 of benefit available. The email therefore asks the recipient to present its business as the second foreign contractor to enable the transfer of the remaining (£14,500,000) into his or her account. This is a scam. Do not under any circumstances provide any personal details or pay any money to the person who sent this email.

‘YOU ARE NEEDED...GET BACK TO US' The email is headed ‘YOU ARE NEEDED...GET BACK TO US' and informs the recipient that they are using the opportunity to confirm if you would like to participate in the world Olympic Games as part of our coordinators, welcome partners etc. The recipient is asked to contact Mrs Joann Shoe, and send their personal details to joannshoe@london.com, if they are interested in participating in the event. By sending your personal details, you will then be directed on the mode of payment. The email purports to be from Marc Rogars, Administrator Controller. This is a scam. Do not provide any of your personal details or pay any money to the people who sent this email.

'Your Lloyds TSB account has won 2 Tickets for London Olympics 2012' This email purporting to be from Tickets@London2012.co.uk informs the recipient that their Lloyds TSB Bank account has won their lottery of a couple of tickets for London Olympics 2012 Opening Ceremony on 27 July 2012. To claim the tickets, the recipient is asked to sign-in to their Rewards programme website to submit their information so that they can send the reward and prove that the recipient is a legitimate owner of the bank account. The recipient is advised that after the authentication process is complete, the tickets will be mailed to their home address listed in the bank profile within 9 days. It also states that if the recipient's authentication of their identity fails, this will cause their account to be suspended temporarily and may cause a delay in the delivery of the reward. There are no contact details other than the email address which is a spoof email address. This is a scam and personal details should not be provided.

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