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.

Tuesday, October 03, 2006


From: paul green <>
Date: 03-Oct-2006 23:38
Subject: LDL

Dear Winner,

(Batch # UML010/C2)
(Ref. # 428/77/UML)

We are pleased to announce you as one of the ten lucky winners in the
Lotto draw held
yesterday 02-10-2006.All ten winning Addresses were randomly
from a batch of
fifty thousand international Emails. Your email address emerged
alongside nine
as category two Winners
in this year's Annual luckyday Lotto Draw.
Consequently, you have therefore been approved for a total pay out of
5oo,ooo.oo(five hundred thousand euros) only.

Contact the under listed claims officer via email
as soon as possible for the immediate release of your winnings.

Mr.willson hillary

Complete Solutions Ltd


Your ref and batch number is the key to your winning.Please keep it safe and
handy as you make conact to claim your prize

Winners are adviced also to keep this award confidential until prize are
claimed to avert incidence of impersonation by unscrupulous elements.
Once again on behalf of all our staff,


Paul Green
Promotions Manager
The Luckyday Lotto Company

The Luckyday Lotto Awards is proudly sponsored by the Microsoft
Corporation, the Intel Group, Toshiba, Dell Computers,Mackintosh and a
Conglomeration of other international IT companies.

The Luckyday lotto Internet Draw is held once in a year and is so
organized to encourage the use of The Internet and computers worldwide.

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