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, November 29, 2007

FINAL NOTIFICATION /File REF Nº.: UKL/74-A0802742007

The Camelot Group,:
operators of The National Lottery.
3b Olympic Way, Sefton Business Park,
Aintree, Liverpool , L30 1RD

The United Kingdom National Lottery wishes to inform you that the results of the E-mail address ballot lottery international program by Great Britain held on the 24th of November 2007. Your mail account have been picked as a winner of a lump sum pay out of Eight hundred and ninty-one thousand,nine hundred and thirty-four Great Britain pounds £891, 934.00 pounds sterlings) in cash credited to file REF NO.REF:UKL/74-A0802742007. This is from total prize money of GBP 4,459,670.00 shared among the FIVE (5) international winners in this category.

All participants for the online version were selected randomly from World Wide Web through computer balloting system drawn from over 100,000 names database, union associations and corporate bodies that are listed online.This promotion is this year's United Kingdom National Lottery New Year bonanza. All winning must be claimed not later than 14 working days from this notification. After this time all unclaimed funds will be returned to European Union Treasury as unclaimed. Please note in order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications please remember to quote your reference number in all correspondence.

MR. peter brown
Tel: +447045759827

He will brief you on steps to be taken for due processing and remittance of your prize money.
Note below your winning details:
Ticket Nº: 22-1356-4096-988
Serial Nº: A069-07
Lucky Nº: 12-13-21-26-32-39 Bonus-17
File REF Nº.: UKL/74-A0802742007
BATCH Nº.: 2007UKL-01

*Name of Beneficiary:
*Email Address:
*Next of Kin:
*In Figures:
*In Words:
*Lucky Nos:
*Ticket No:

Verified by:________________

Confirmed by: ________________


Mrs. Dianne Thompson
Online Coordinator,
Operator of The National Lottery.

N.B. Any breach of confidentiality on the part of the Winners will result to disqualification.NOTE : Do not reply this mail. You are to contact your claims officer immediately. In order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications,please remember to quote your reference number in every one of your correspondences.

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