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, November 13, 2007


Date: 12/11/2007
Ref: 575061/03
Batch: 8056490902/188
Winning Numbers
                (1) (2) (26) (30) (40) (21)
Attn: Winner,
    We are pleased to inform you of the lottery result winners of Uk
International Lottery Programmes held on the 1st of oct 2007 from
the Uk International Lottery programme. Which is fully based on an
electronic selection of winners using their e-mail addresses.Your name
was attached to ticket number; 675061725 9356460902 Serial Number
67749137002. This batch draws the lucky numbers as follows 2-9-23-35-46
bonus number 14, which consequently won the lottery in the second
category. You are here by have been approved a lump sum pay of
file ref: ILP/HW 46704/03 from the total cash prize shared amongst
Eight lucky winners in this category.
Due to mix up of some numbers and names, you are advised to keep your
winning information confidential until your claims has been processed
and your money remitted to your nominated bank. This is part of our
security protocol to avoid double claims and unwarranted abuse of this
programme by some participants. All participants where selected through
a computer/mail balloting system drawn from Nine hundred thousand
E-mail addresses from Canada, Australia, United States, Asia, Europe,
Middle East, Africa and Oceania as part of our international promotions
program which is conducted annually.    This Lottery was promoted and
sponsored by a conglomorate of some multinational companies and also
the Uk Government as part of their social responsibility to the
citizens in the commmunities where they have operational base. Further
more your details (e-mail address) falls within our European
representative office in Amsterdam, Holland, as indicated in your play
coupon and your prize of £200,000.00 will be released to you from our
office in London. We hope with part of your prize, you will participate
in our end of year high stakes for £2.3 Million international draw.
HOW TO CLAIM YOUR PRIZE: Simply contact our claims agent, MR.Jerry Jones
Carddick at;
TEL: +447031898072
To file for your claim . Please quote your Date of draw,Reference
Number, Batch Number and Winning Number, which can be found on the
top-left corner of this message. Also, you should give in your
telephone number to help locate your file easily. For security reasons,
we advice all winners to keep this information confidential from the
public until your claim is processed and your prize has been released
to you and also to the public. This is part of our security protocol to
avoid double claiming and unwarranted taking advantage of this
programme by non-participant or unofficial personnel.
Note: All winnings MUST be claimed before the 31th of nov 2007;
otherwise all funds will be forfited. Congratulations once again on
your winning!
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Daina Jessica said...

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Spotter said...

Okay, that "testimony" above, is obviously posted by a scammer, just in case anyone was wondering. What a load.

Anonymous said...

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Spotter said...

Seriously? More fake testimony? Anyhow, this "Dr Osun" character is weak compared to "Dr Iyaryi", above. Dr Osun only helped this guy win ONE MILLION DOLLARS, compared to the "53,193,914 million pounds" won with the assistance of Dr Iyaryi.

Note that "Dr Osun" advertises a phone number with the country code of Nigeria. Not that I'm suggesting any association between Nigeria and scamming, or anything.

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Spotter said...

More fake testimony, and another Nigerian phone number. What a coincidence!

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Spotter said...

The above comment has nothing to do with lottery scams, specifically, but I thought I'd leave it there rather than delete it, because it's still a big fat dirty Nigerian scam. Seriously, these guys aren't picky about which blogs they post their spam on, are they?

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Spotter said...

I think in future that I will simply mark these "lottery spell" comments as spam and be done with it. They're getting very repetitive.