Scam Letters: Fake Firefly Big Apple B’day Promotion Program

Posted by Kris | Saturday, June 02, 2012 | | 6 comments »



Another scam letter that I got from my inbox. Looks like these schemers are masquerading behind Airline companies. Really no idea why they are now targeting Airline companies.

The letter template asking for information is exactly similar to the scam letter deployed on Airasia. See here for the similarities.  Notice that the email has a gmx.com suffix.


Hopefully no one falls for this trap. Share this around.

Firefly Airline Malaysia
Operations Centre
Mezzanine Floor
Penang Airport
11900 Bayan Lepas
Penang
Malaysia.


The April 2012 Firefly’s Big Apple B’day Promotion Program has been performed at our Asia Pacific Regional Headquarters here in Penang, Malaysia. The April 2012 Firefly’s Big Apple B’day Promotion Program is registered and organized in accordance with the Asian Gaming Board (A.G.B.) and the World Lottery Regulation Act (W.L.R.A.).

We are pleased to officially notify you that Firefly Airline Malaysia has approve your email address as a lucky winner of our Firefly’s Big Apple B’day Promotion Program to receive the payout sum of $110,000,00 (One Hundred And Ten Thousand United State Dollars) with email Ticket Number: FFB-01ABD-04-12-668 and Reference Number: MY/221/10012 in Batch B /91102 randomly drew which consequently selected your email address as this year April 2012 lucky winner.

You are therefore advice to contact Firefly Airline Dispatch Officer in Charge of your winning cheque to you with the following information stated below:

Firefly’s Big Apple B’day Dispatch Officer Contact Information:

Contact Name: Romeo Azura
Email Address: fireflyairline@gmx.com

*******************************
1.Full Name:.......
2.Residential Address:.....
3.Country:......
4.Occupation:......
5.Telephone:...
*******************************

Yours Sincerely,

Harris Yong
(Chairman)
Firefly’s Big Apple B’day Organization Committee
And on behalf of Firefly’s Airline Malaysia, Asia Pacific Regional.


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6 comments

  1. ChampDog // 1:11 PM  

    My mailbox has at least 1 scam letter per week. It is pretty real if especially for those new internet user.

  2. Kris // 2:03 PM  

    Yeah, but yet there a lot of people got conned regardless of their educational background.

  3. Anonymous // 9:55 PM  

    Got the same scam, dont know how they get pples email adds. This guys r crazy

  4. Anonymous // 10:56 PM  

    Sure feels good that somehow you won something even though it's a scam :( I never flown Firefly before and my email add has not been active for months!

  5. Anonymous // 12:50 PM  

    Why they need that particular for?

  6. Anonymous // 7:08 PM  

    I got the same scam, what's the reason why people doing this?


    Laila