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


REF NO: EGS/2251256003/02
BATCH NO: 14/0017/1PD
National Lottery wishes to inform you the results of the E-mail address ballot lottery international program by Great Britain held on  Fri 4th Aug, 2007.Your email account has been picked as a winner of £900,000:00 (NINE HUNDRED THOUSAND POUNDS ONLY).
This result is now released on Draw 1232 - Sat 13 October 2007 and your email address attached in the Category (A). All participants were selected through a computer ballot system drawn from  Microsoft users from company and individual email addresses and your lucky number are as follows 71112363839  All winner's are been advice to keep Their winning information confidential until your claims has been processed and  your money remitted to you. This is part of our security protocol to avoid double claiming and  unwarranted abuse of this program, For the release of your winning, kindly contact your claims agent in National Lottery Head Quarters Mr. David Marsha, on +447045717276  +447045704846 ,Fax +44-870-135-7404 . You are to quote your lucky number for confirmation on your winning.
Please note in order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications please remember to quote your reference number in all correspondence. You are therefore advised to  submit the following information's to the headquarters' by fax, also via email to your claims agent  Click Here for verification of identity and you must include your email ID that was selected when sending fax.
1. Full name and address.
2. Country.
3. Tel and fax number.
4. Occupation.
5. Your age.
6. Scanned your international passport /or valid driving License.
7. Your category code is HDDGTRQ270
Congratulations from the staff and thank you for being part of email account users program.
Yours Sincerely,

Executive. (Euro Lottery Intern.)
You must be 16 or over to play or claim a prize

Dr. P. Swier, Mr. Gerald Goodman (Manager Foreign Operations), Mr. Franklyn Van Der Weijden  (Manager Domestic Banking Operations), Dr. James Williams (Director International Credit  Department), Mrs. Sandra Murphy (Executive), Mr. Michael Cole (Executive), Mr. Stephen Boer  (Chairman).Copyright 2007 Europe Union Lottery International

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