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The Worst Scam Ever

This has got to be one of the worst scam-mails ever. From time to time, I get a scary one – something that looks and feels so genuine that it could fool someone not on guard against these phishing attempts.

This one is so poorly done, the grammar, the spelling – you have to wonder who sent it out and who on earth would respond???

Dear Nestle Beneficiary,

This is to informed you that Nestle Food has recently exposed their weak
Inconsistent to announce you as one of the 13 lucky winners on the ongoing
12 Years Nestle Food Promotion Award of the New Year Held on 1st of October
2009. Further more during electronic selected balloting of world wild email
Address for the promotion selected, your details (e-mail address) fall within
Our zone during the nestle food promotion as indicated in your Sending mails
and exchanging mails in the internet and your prize of ( 920,000.00GBP) this
will be released to you from the regional branch office in UK.

Your fund is now deposited with our delivery agent Company in United Kingdom
and it will be insured in your name after your information is provided.

Due to mix up of some numbers and names, we ask that you you keep this award
from public notice until your claim has been processed, and your winning
Cheque has being sent to you or remitted to your account, as this is part of
our security protocol, to avoid double claiming and unwarranted taking of
advantage of this program by participants, that has happened in the


To file for your claims please contact our Uk online fiduciary officer with
the information
1. Full Name: _____________
2. Address: ____________
3. Age: ____________
4. Occupation: _____________
5. Phone: __________
6. State of Origin: ___________
7. Country: _____________

Agent: Name:
Mr.Rafidah Hawazin

This is very advice able you reach contact via mail quickly.

Mrs. Ann Ray
Your cencarelly Online Co-ordinator.

October 1, 2009 - Posted by | Crime, Financial Issues, Just Bad English |


  1. omg!

    i really like your blog!
    visit mine :

    Comment by Summer | October 1, 2009 | Reply

  2. And I see you are a relatively new blogger, Summer. Welcome, glad you are enjoying blogging. 🙂

    Comment by intlxpatr | October 2, 2009 | Reply

  3. I am!
    thank you;p

    Comment by Summer | October 2, 2009 | Reply

  4. loool I’d like to have a world wild email address 🙂

    Comment by adiamondinsunlight | October 3, 2009 | Reply

  5. But here is what is funnier! Read the first line – they ran it by someone – who wrote “weak – inconsistent” as a criticism, and it ended up in the message. The whole thing is a hoot, the worst written scam EVER. 🙂

    Comment by intlxpatr | October 3, 2009 | Reply

  6. I see Nestle has the same problem the British lotteries have: So much money spent on prizes that they can’t afford e-mail accounts with their own domain name.

    Comment by Ahmnodt Heare | October 4, 2009 | Reply

  7. LLOOOLLL Ahmnodt! So many things, so wrong, with this scam letter!

    Comment by intlxpatr | October 4, 2009 | Reply

  8. would someone even respond to this email? who writes this stuff anyway ? 😛

    Comment by Mathai | October 5, 2009 | Reply

  9. I cannot imagine anyone responding to this one, but some of them are ALMOST believable. And people who write them are looking for easy money. 😦

    Comment by Intlxpatr | October 5, 2009 | Reply

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