Miss Young

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Subject: Re: Serial No: XZPY/2259547
From: venus.alizadeh-theander@sll.se
To: info@uk-national.co.uk
Date: Tue, 8 Mar 2011 01:11:01 +0100

This e-mail is to congratulate you as your email address has won you a cash prize of One million pounds in UK-National Lottery. To file your claims, contact; Agent: Barrister Peter Jonathan with the following below:
Serial No: XZPY/2259547
Full Name:
Contact Address:
Claims Agent Barrister Peter Jonathan
E-mail: peterjonathan-uk@email.ch
Tel No: (+44) 702 405 8329
NOTE: Do not reply to this e-mail, you are to contact your claims Agent Barrister Peter Jonathan with his information giving to you and keep your winnings Serial No: XZPY/2259547 confidential do not give anybody your winning detail OR tell anyone to avoid lost of winnings claims.
You don't have to purchase a ticket to enter this lottery. It’s a free email draw.

Venus Alizadeh Theander.
Copyright © 2011 {UK-National Lottery Promo}.

[From http://www.national-lottery.co.uk/player/p/help/yoursecurity/commonscams.ftl:

... Lottery scam (fraudulent) emails are increasing at an alarming rate.

Scam emails try to persuade the recipient to submit personal information or to part with money as an upfront payment in order to release a 'winning' lottery prize.

As a general rule, if you have not purchased a ticket for The National Lottery, you will not have won a prize, and you should treat the email with absolute caution. ...]

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