Lottery scam quick guide: it's a scam if...

  • you win any lottery where you didn't buy a ticket! It's really that easy! It's not just too good to be true: it's bait in a trap!
  • you receive a generous grant out of the blue. Sadly (but not surprisingly) there aren't any benevolent people regularly throwing around millions of pounds/dollars/euros to randomly chosen people. This is just the lottery scam without the ticket.
  • they send you partial payment in the form of a cheque, money order, or direct bank transfer and want you to pay them fees out of that money. They're playing you for a sucker: cheques are frequently forged, and direct transfers made by compromising some poor schmuck's online banking service. You'll wind up a victim of fraud, or a party to it.
  • they want you to send them any money of any sort for any reason. They might try to say there are courier fees or taxes to cover. They're lying. Call their bluff and tell them to take the fees out themselves -- they'll never ever agree, because they can't defraud you unless money is making the reverse trip from you to them somehow.

Thursday, February 23, 2006


Date: 23-Feb-2006 01:11

Free Lotto Ltd,
406 Bury New Rd.,
Whitefield, Manchester
M45 7SX U.K.

Ref Nr: FL/89123/ZV,

Dear Consolation Prize Winner,


Europe/ America and Asia private international e-games organizers and
co-sponsors, FREE LOTTO
Group International, officially bring to your notice of the final draw
result of the 10th FEBUARY 2006
FREE LOTTO -wheel E-game which was conducted at our international
corporate office complex in

Most recently this foundation set up the NEW LOTTERY SCHEME to give
out prizes based on
COMPUTER BALLOT SYSTEM. By doing this the foundation seek to encourage
the use of Internet for
academic and business pursuits. It major aim is to promote music,
theater, art, literature, projects in the
social and political arena with a focus on health, as well as
science, research, and higher education.

We wish to congratulate and inform you on the selection of your email
coupon number which was
selected among the 45 lucky consultation prize winners Your email ID
identified with coupon No.
FL34841121 and was selected by our E-games Random Selection System
(ERSS) with entries from the
50,000 different email addresses enrolled for the E-game.

Your email ID was included among the 50,000 different email addresses
submitted by our partner
international email provider companies. You have won a consultation
cash prize of € 800.809.00 (EIGHT
have approved a payout of your consultation cash prize which will be
remunerated directly to you by the
official Payment Agency Board. Our DUE PROCESS UNIT (DPU) will render
to you complete
assistance and provide additional information and processes for the
claims of your consultation prize.

For due processing of your winning claim. Please contact the DPU
Information Officer, Mr. Alphonso
Ketter who has been assigned to assist you.

Complete Solutions Ltd
Korte Lijnbaanssteeg 1201
1075 CN Amsterdam
Tel: 31 617 594 984
Fax: 31 847 200 825

Once again congratulations from all our staffs on your consultation
prize winning, we hope you will
partake our forth coming FREE LOTTO -wheel Email-games.

You are hereby advised to reconfirm your Full Contact Information as
well as other relevant information
in the format stated below so that Mr. Alphonso Ketter can instruct
the bank for immediate contact to you
for further remittance advice to your local account.

The Requested Information is to ensure that no error is made and it
should be forwarded in the manner
stated below:
Your Full Name:
Your Complete Address (Physical Address with Zip Code not P.O.BOX):
Name of City of Residence:
Direct Telephone Number: __________________________________ Fax Number
Mobile Number:

Once again congratulations from all our staffs on your consultation
prize winning, we hope you will
partake our forth coming FREE LOTTO -wheel Email-games.

Sincerely remain

Mrs. Lucy Woods

In accordance with the FREE LOTTO -wheel E-games policy and
regulations, this notification is
dispatched directly to only the 45 lucky consultation prize Winners.
This notification also contains
information that is proprietary, privileged or confidential or
otherwise legally exempt from disclosure. If
you are not the right recipient whose fax number attached to the lucky
numbers along with the winning
information's you are not authorized to read, print, retain, copy or
disseminate this notice or any part of

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