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CONGRATULATION YOU HAVE WON $2,000,000.00!!!
AUSTRALIA LOTTERY WINNING NOTIFICATION
Australia Lottery Technology, Australia
9 Palmerston Crescent
South Melbourne, Victoria 3205
Winning no: KB8701
We are delighted to inform you of the result of the E-mail address ballot
lottery draw of the Australian international lottery programme, which took place
on the 28th of JANUARY, 2006. This is a computer generated lottery of Internet
users using email addresses for draws. This lottery draw is fully based on an
electronic selection of winners using their e-mail addresses from different
World Wide Web(www)sites.Your e-mail address attached to ticket number:
275-189-657-23-05 with Serial number 8756-05 drew the lucky numbers 11 13 26 34
44 48 and bonus ball number 02 which subsequently won you the lottery in the 2nd
category.You have therefore been approved to claim a total sum of
US$2,000,000.00 (TWO MILLION U.S DOLLARS) in cash credit file ref:ILP/HW
47509/02. This is from the total cash prize of US$20,000,000 Million
Dollars,shared amongst the first Ten (10) lucky winners in this category. All
participant were selected randomly through a computer balloting system drawn
from Nine hundred thousand E-mail addresses from Canada, Australia, United
States, Asia, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Oceania as part of our
international promotions programme which is conducted annually.
This Lottery is being promoted and sponsored by a conglomerate of Multinational
companies as part of their social responsibility to the citizens in the
communities where they have operational base. Further more your details(e-mail
address) falls within our AFRICAN representative office in Abuja, NIGERIA, as
indicated in your play coupon and your prize of US$2,000,000.00 will be released
to you from the regional branch office ABUJA in NIGERIA. We hope with part of
your prize, you will participate in our end of year high stakes for US$1.3
Billion international draw.
Our agent will immediately commence the process to facilitate the release of
your funds as soon as you contact him.
HOW TO CLAIM YOUR PRIZE:
Simply contact your claims agent at
CELL PHONE NUMBER: +234-8028-392-779
E-MAIL : firstname.lastname@example.org
Please quote your reference,batch and winning number which can be found on the
top left corner of this notification as well as your full name, address and
telephone number to help locate your file easily. For security reasons,we advice
all winners to keep this information confidential from the public until your
claim is processed and your prize money remitted/released to you.
This is part of our precautionary measure to avoid double claiming and
unwarranted abuse of this programme by some unscrupulous elements,equally to
guard against non participant or unofficial personnel taking undue advantage of
Note that,all winnings MUST be claimed by a STIPULATED TIME (ON OR BEFORE 14
APRIL, 2007) otherwise all funds will be returned as Unclaimed and eventually be
reabsorbed into our next lucky dip sweepstakes.
Note that you have to call Mr. Green Thomas(+234-8028-392-779)Before sending
your listed informations to him.
Congratulations once again on your winnings!!!
Yours in service,
Mrs. Deborah Martins
Australian International Lottery Program.
Dr. P. Swier, Mr. Gerald Goodman
Manager Foreign Operations,
PLEASE DO NOT REPLY TO THIS OFFICE,MAKE SURE YOU
CONTACT YOUR CLAIMS AGENT AT
ALSO MAKE SURE YOU SEND DOWN YOUR PHONE AND FAX NUMBERS TO YOUR CLAIMS AGENT FOR
EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION WITH YOUR WINNING,BATCH AND REF NUMBERS. ANY BREACH OF
CONFIDENTIALITY ON THE PART OF THE WINNERS WILL RESULT TO DISQUALIFICATION.
This e-mail message is intended only for the named recipient(s) above and is
covered by the Electronic Communications Privacy Act 18 U.S.C. Section
2510-2521. This e-mail is confidential and may contain information that is
privileged or exempt from disclosure under applicable law. If you have received
this message in error please immediately notify the sender by return e-mail and
delete this e-mail message from your computer.