• Report: #291871

Complaint Review: Pepsi Cola Company

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  • Submitted: Sat, December 15, 2007
  • Updated: Sat, December 15, 2007

  • Reported By:College Station Texas
Pepsi Cola Company
elmac@paradise.net.nz Nationwide United Kingdom

Pepsi Cola Company Pepsi contest scam London London, United Kingdom

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BE AWARE OF THIS SCAM
Pepsi Cola Company
8 Canada Square
London-United Kingdom

Date: 13th December 2007

Attention

I am Mrs. Barb Lucero Online Director Pepsi Cola Company here in the United Kingdom, I wish to bring to your notice that the Pepsi Cola Company here in the United Kingdom has awarded you with the Sum of Five Hundred Thousand British Pounds Sterlings base on the Promo that was held here in the United Kingdom. An email selection was done on the 12th December 2007 and Seventy Winners was awarded with the Sum of Five Hundred Thousand British Pounds Sterling.

You are required as a matter of urgency to contact our Paying Agent immediately for further details in regards to this Winning notice and furnish
them with the following details:

Mode of Payment preferred: 1. Certified Cheque 2. Wire Transfer
Direct Phone/Cell Number
Your Full Name
Occupation
Address
Age
Sex

Contact our Paying Bank below:

Payment Bank: Barclay's Bank London
Contact Name: David Robert
Position: Managing Director
Contact Email: davidroberts@barclayslondon-uk.com
Tel: +447024093610
Fax: +447092879879

You are required to comply with their given directives to have your Winning Amount transfer to you without delay. Be rest assured.

Regards,
Mrs. Barb Lucero
Online Director (Pepsi Cola Company UK)

I wrote to this David Robert guy and below was his response:

From: David Roberts (MD) Mr.
Date: 14th December 2007

In regards to your mail, I wish to inform you that the mail received is not a hoax and should be treated as urgent. A promo was held by the Pepsi Cola Company here in the United Kingdom where an email selection was done from various database online and lucky your email was among select and you have been awarded the sum of Five Hundred Thousand British Pounds Sterling.

This is the reason why you where contacted in this regards and you are required to furnish us with your personal data as request in our previous mail for documentation and onward transfer of the stated Winning Fund either via Certified Cheque or Wire Transfer to your give Account.
Informations needed to proceed:

Mode of Payment preferred: 1. Certified Cheque 2. Wire Transfer
Direct Phone/Cell Number
Your Full Name
Occupation
Address
Age
Sex

Yours.

Michael
College Station, Texas
U.S.A.

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AUTHOR: Striderq - (U.S.A.)

I don't think Pepsi is actually the one running this scam. The bad guys have learned that if they put the name of a legitimate company on their scam that more people will fall for it. So, yes I think it's a scam, but I think you posted about the wrong people.
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