ID thieves brew up Coke spam scam

Monday, 19 June 2006, 5:36 PM EST

Security experts have published details of a newly discovered email-based fraud that tries to ensnare recipients with a bogus notification purporting to be a lottery win from Coca-Cola.

The emails, which have the subject line 'Coca Cola Promotion', have been spammed out to internet users claiming that the recipient has won $2.5m in a lottery held by the soft drinks firm earlier this month.

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