Here's an email about me winning the lottery in Europe when I didn't even play the lottery. It is so nice the scammers can enter me into fake lotteries, provide a link to show the numbers I played that won, and all of the winnings showing I'm the exclusive person entitled to fake money. I'll give the scammers an "A" for effort...or is it "E" for effort.
Below is the email:
The National Lottery
P O Box 1010
Liverpool, L70 1N
FINAL WINNING NOTIFICATION:
Dear Lucky Winner,
RE: BONUS LOTTERY PROMOTION PRIZE AWARDS WINNING NOTIFICATION
We are pleased to notify you the Draw (#1526) of the NATIONAL LOTTERY, Online Sweepstakes International Lottery Program held on Saturday, 7th August, 2010. Participants were selected through a computer ballot system drawn from a pool of over 25,000 names of distinguished professionals drawn from Europe, America, Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Middle-East, parts of Africa, and North & South America as part of our international promotions program conducted annually to encourage prospective overseas entries. We hope with part of your prize awards, you will take part in our subsequent lottery jackpots. The result of our computer draw (#1526) which took place on Saturday, 7th August, 2010 selected email address attached to an e-ticket number 56475600545 188 with Serial number (5627635368/10) drew the lucky numbers: 13 16 22 25 31 39 (bonus no. 07), which subsequently won you the lottery in the 1st category to the sum of £1,117,779 (One Million, one hundred and seventeen thousand seven hundred and seventy-nine British Pounds Sterling). You have therefore been approved to claim your winning in cheque credited to file KTU/9023118308/10.
Your prize award has been insured in your email address and is ready for claims. To begin your claims therefore, you are advised to expeditiously contact our licensed and accredited claim agent for Overseas Lottery Winners within a period of 7 days (date of this email inclusive) for the processing of your winning and remittance to your designated bank account after all statutory obligations have been satisfactorily dispensed with. For security reasons, you are advised to keep your winning information confidential till your claims is processed and your money remitted to you in whatever manner you deem fit to claim your prize. This is part of our precautionary measure to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program. Please be warned. You may want to go through our online web result checker
to verify your prize online with your numbers: 13 16 22 25 31 39
This promotion takes place twice weekly. Please note that your lucky winning number falls within our European booklet representative office in Switzerland as indicated in your play coupon. In view of this, your funds would be released to you by any of our payment offices in Switzerland. Please be informed that claims not processed within the stipulated period may be forfeited to the pool without further notice. Our European agent will immediately commence the process to facilitate the release of your funds as soon as you contact him. You may wish to establish contact via e-mail with the particulars presented below sending the batch and reference numbers and these information below for quick verifications and release of funds between the hours of 8.00am - 7.30pm on Monday through Sunday.
Overseas Claims Unit
United Kingdom Lottery Fiduciary
Contact Person: Miss Jamie Sun
Email: ( firstname.lastname@example.org)
VERIFICATION AND FUNDS RELEASE FORM
1. FULL NAMES: __________________________________
2. FULL ADDRESS: ____________________________________________
3. SEX: _______________
4. AGE: ________
5. MARITAL STATUS: ___________________
6. OCCUPATION: ________________________
7. E-MAIL ADDRESS: _____________________________
8. TELEPHONE NUMBER: _____________________
9. LOTTO NUMBER: __ 13 16 22 25 31 39 ___ B. DRAW NUMBER: ___1526___
10. TICKET NUMBER: __56475600545 188___
11. SERIAL NUMBER: __5627635368/10___
12. BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF COMPANY/INDIVIDUAL___________
13. AMOUNT WON: ______£1,117,779_____________________________
Make sure this Verification and Funds Release Form is sent to the Fiduciary agent for quick verification and funds release purpose. Our winners are assured of the utmost standards of confidentiality, and press anonymity until the end of proceedings, and beyond where they so desire. Be further advised to maintain the strictest level of confidentiality until the end of proceedings to circumvent problems associated with fraudulent claims. This is part of our precautionary measure to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program.
NB: Please do not reply to this email. Send all questions and replies to ( email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org ). Any reply to this email will not be attended to.
At your disposal, we remain.
Very Truly Yours,
The National Lottery
P O Box 1010
Liverpool, L70 1NL
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