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"your winning prize has a hardcover insurance policy"
Hello, I am Miss Young. Every day I receive at least one letter telling
me I won the lottery. It is almost too good to be true.
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|| From: seedorff01 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Saturday, February 11, 2006
Subject: CLAIM YOUR WINNING PRIZE
FROM: THE DIRECTOR
LOTTO INTERNATIONAL NL.
We are pleased to inform you of the result of the
Lottery Winners International programs held on the
02/02/2006. Your e-mail address attached to ticket
Number :EL-23133 with serial number: EL-123542,batch
Number: EL-35, lottery ref number: EL-9318 and drew
Lucky numbers 7-1-8-36-4-22 which consequently won in
The 1st category, you have therefore been
a lump sum pay out of US$1,500,000.00 (One Million,
Five Hundred Thousand United States dollars)
Due to mix up of some numbers and names, we ask that
You keep your winning information confidential until
Your claims has been processed and your money Remitted
To you. This is part of our security protocol to avoid
Double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program
By some participants. All participants were selected
Through a computer ballot system drawn from over
40,000 companies and 20,000,000 individual emails
Addresses and names from all over the world.
This promotional program takes place every year. This
Lottery was promoted and sponsored by a group of
Successful electronic dealers. We hope with part of
Your winning, you will take part in our next year US$20
Million international lotteries. To file for your claim,
Please contact our paying officer.
Mr. Terry Edward (Lottery Director)
Netherlands Lottery Company
TEL: +31 633 773 321
FAX; +31 205 248 664
Remember, all winning must be claimed not later than
18TH OF February, 2006.After this date all unclaimed
Funds will be included in the next stake.
Please note in order to avoid unnecessary delays and
Complications please remember to quote your reference
Number and batch numbers in all correspondence.
Furthermore, should there be any change of address do
Inform our agent as soon as possible.
Congratulations once more from our members of staff
And thank you for being part of our promotional
Anybody under the age of 16 is automatically
Mrs. Innes Seedorff,
||After contacting Terry, he replies:
|| From: seedorff innes <email@example.com>
Sent: Monday, February 13, 2006
Subject: FILL UP THE CLAIM FORM AND
GET BACK TO US
Dear Miss Young,
We wish to congratulate you and formally inform you that you have won
the sum of $1,500,000.00 (One Million, Five Hundred Thousand Dollars)
in the last email-lottery draw, organized by LOTTO NL. We have confirmed
the above winning.
You should note that your email address in addition to millions of company
and individual email were extracted with a software and the addresses
were scrutinized with a ballot system and after the processes,30 email
addresses were selected and they were shared into 3 categories respectively
and which you are a winner in the 1st category of $1.5m.The said sum
is now deposited in our suspense account in your favor waiting for the
immediate remittance into your nominated bank account. Be informed that
your winning prize has a hardcover insurance policy that makes it impossible
to make any deduction of any kind, until the sum is finally credited
into your designated account.
This firm on b! ehalf of LOTTO NL Promotion will issue an Irrevocable
Guarantee of Payment Bond (IGPB) in your favor, thereby securing the
above prize money. A copy of the IGPB will be forwarded to our paying
bank for immediate action.
However, our client (LOTTO NL PROMOTION) has been notified of this development
and the status of your claim. Following the above, you are expected
to print out the attached form, fill it and return back to this office
along with a copy of your identity via email attachment or by fax transmition
for vetting process which is a standard practice just to ensure that
we are dealing with the right individual.
This process is vital and urgent following the instruction from our
clients that all prize money should be claimed on or before 22TH OF
Once again accept our congratulations and we look forward to hearing
from you soon.
Mr. Terry Edward
TEL; +31 633 773 321
FAX: +31 847 131 027
I don't want to give Terry my personal information, so I don't answer.
The emails were sent from free email accounts and the telephone number
is a mobile phone. This is typical for these "lotteries".
The lottery is fake, like all the other lotteries, that email me. Here
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