"make the payment using Western Union money
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Sent: Saturday, June 17, 2006
Subject: URGENT: ANOTHER LOTTERY STORY?
Dear miss Young,
I received a letter from lottery n.l. (
much like yours
to which I responded, sent them personal details, banking details and my
signature (am I in any kind of danger?) and thought there was nothing wrong
(thankGod!) and I would win my 1,000,000 euros
, until they asked me to pay
2,150 euros of tax
, so as to complete the money transfer.
I told them I did not have that much money and they offered to let
me pay 500 and owe them 1650 to pay immediatery after the money had been
transferd to my account. They even presented me with "official" legal
documents, as you can see in the forwarded mail, by the Dutch Tax and Customs
Office (please note that I called the Office on Friday and they told me they
would investigate and warned me not to send them any money meanwhile) and the
Although they tried to prevent me from discussing the matter with anyone,
I had planned to discuss it with my lawyer and my bank on Monday until by
searching to see whether my Remmitance Bank (Postbank) existed I ran into your
Please take a look at the forwarded message and scanned documents
they sent me last and let me know, as soon as you can, what you think,
although I am dead-certain by now, after reading your stories, that they are
PostBank NL <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Friday, June 16, 2006
Subject: EXPECTING YOUR PAYMENT SLIP
WITHIN 48 HOURS.
The Netherlands Ministerie Van Financien-Dutch tax and
Customs office has forward to us in regards to this effect and the
copy has been attached to this mail. But for security and guarantee, our bank
legal department has prepared to draft a guarantee document to this effect in
ensuring you are protected all the way in this transaction.
for the application could not be deducted from your funds; reasons for this
are highlighted below:
(1) The funds has insurance policy from the
paying lottery firm, which makes it impossible for us to temper with the funds
until fully transferred to you. This is done for security caution by
(2) The monetary unit has placed a hold on
the funds as we speak and we can only deal on the funds when the hold is
lifted with clarity from the tax office. Please comply with this mail for
The Dutch Tax and Custom office has instructed us to
inform you that payment of the tax clearance charges can be effected through
Western Union Money Transfer due to the reliable, fast way to receive
money and better customer services without any delay in time,so you are to
make the payment of the 500Euros as a wavier consider in your favour.
While the balance amount of
1650Euros you will effect when your prize money must have been credited to
your nominated bank account,Please you are instruced to write a note of
guarantee,guaranying you will make the balance payment as soon as your prize
money is transferred to your account.
So here is the information of the
Account Officer name you are to make the payment using Western Union money
NAME: MR DAVID AGEE
ADDRESS: KLIEVRINK, 1077
ME AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS
After you must have made the
payment at the western union office, I require you forward to us the payment
slip transfer at email attachment or through fax. Please do know that upon
confirmation of the tax payment with the Dutch Tax office, your prize money
will be transferred to your nominated bank account.
Note:You are to effect the
payment within 48 hours from the time is email is received by
For further clarification regarding
the transfer process of your prize money, you can call me on my Foreign
Dr. Ernst Arne Roland
Sent: Saturday, June 17, 2006
Subject: Re: URGENT: ANOTHER LOTTERY
STORY? PLEASE HELP!
It IS a scam. You did NOT win the lottery.
The telephone numbers in the attached "documents"
are either mobile phones,(+316), or "personal numbers" (+318), which means
that they forward all calls to another phone (anywhere in the
I suggest that you stop all further conversation
with the criminals behind this scam. DO NOT send them money.
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