DE LOTTO INTERNATIONAL NL.
LAAN VAN HOORNWIJCK 55,
2289 DG RIJSWIJK.
FROM:THE DESK OF THE VICE PRESIDENT,
INTERNATIONAL PROMOTIONS/PRIZE AWARD.
BACTH NO: LONL/880771/04.
REF. NO. LONL/12406387/04
Contact Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
AWARD NOTIFICATION !!!
This is to inform you of the release of the DE LOTTO INTERNATIONAL LOTTERY PROGRAMME held on the 22TH OF AUGUST 2005, Due to the mix up of numbers,the results were released on the 26TH OF AUGUST 2005. Your name attached to drew the lucky numbers of 3-8-7 which consequently won the lottery in the 2ND category.
You have therefore been approved for payment of FOUR HUNDRED AND FIFTY THOUSAND EURO (EURO 450,000.00) in cash credited to file with REF.NO.LONL/12406387/04.
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 Microsoft users from over 20,000 company, and 3,000,000 individual email addresses and names from all over the world.
This promotional program takes place every three years.Please be informed that all non-resident of NETHERLANDS is required to pay for thier non resident processing/legal fee for the collection of their winning prize.
To begin your lottery claim,contact Mr AARON DAVID the Foreign Operation Manager of the appointed claiming agent,WATERFRONT AGENCY.direct tel number 0031-615-236-178.
For the processing and remittance of your winning prize money to a destination of your choice.
Any claim not made before three weeks from this date will be returned to the MINISTERIAL VAN DE ECONOMIA NETHERLANDS.
Note that all unclaimed funds will be included in the next stake.
Also in order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications, remember to quote your reference number and batch numbers in all your correspondence with Mr.DAVID and do follow all his instructions.
Furthermore, should there be any change of address do Inform us as soon as possible.
Congratulations once more from our members of staff and thank you for being part of our promotional program.
Note:Anybody under the age of 18 is automatically disqualified.
Vice President, De lotto International Nl
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