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 01, 2007



25 Lincoln's Inn Fields
London  WC2A 3EE                                                                 

Dear Winner,             
We are pleased to announce you as one of the 3 lucky winners in the ROLLING SPIN LOTTERY UK draw held on saturday 27th of October 2007. All 3 winning addresses were randomly selected from a batch of 5,000,000 international emails. Your email address emerged alongside 2 others as a 3rd category winner in this month's draw.
Consequently,you have therefore been approved for a total pay out of Ł2,000,000 Pounds (Two million pounds) only. The following particulars are attached to your lotto payment order:
(i) Winning numbers: 3,21,32,7,29,38
(ii) Serial number:21-8-14
(iii) Lotto batch number:   RSL-351
(iv) Reference number:  SCF-427-10
Please contact the under listed claims officer as soon as possible for the immediate release of your winnings:
Philip Bell
Claims Department Manager
SummerCrest Finance UK
Tel:+44  70457 12473
Tel:+44 70457 51687
Fax:+44 70059 47103
Fax:+44 70059 78942

Due to mix up of some numbers and names, we ask that you keep your Winning information confidential until your claim have been processed. This is part of our security protocol to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program by some participant.
Once again on behalf of all our staff, CONGRATULATIONS!!!
Jonathan Banks
Promotions Manager
1.All claims are nullified after 10 working days from today.
2.Your Ref number must be in all your mails with the claims officer.
3.Do inform the claims officer of any change of names or addresses.
4.All winners under the age of 18 are automatically disqualified.
5.Please  contact your claims agent by fax or email (Philip Bell).


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