" Sir/Madam, We are pleased to inform you of the result of the Lottery Winners International programs held on the 25th of June,2004. "...
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OZUXWINNERS INTERNATIONAL LOTTERY PROMOTION.
FROM:THE DESK OF THE MANAGING DIRECTOR
OZUXWINNERS LOTTO .INTER.L/PRIZE AWARD DEPT .
REF: OLW/00585360137/22. BATCH:77/55300/POV.
We are pleased to inform you of the result of the Lottery Winners International programs held on the 25th of June,2004. Your e-mail address attached to ticket number 436750991100654-88 with serial number 41100675,batch number 77/55300/POV. ,lottery ref number OLW/00585360137/22 and drew lucky number 4-9-17-36-44-78 which consequently won in the 1st category, you have therefore been approved for a lump sum pay out of US$1m. (ONE MILLION, United States Dollars)
Due to mix up of some numbers and names, we ask that you keep your 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 by some participants. All participants were selected through a computer ballot system drawn from over 40,000 company and 20,000,000 individual email addresses and names from all over the world. This promotional program takes place every year. This lottery was promoted and sponsored by Association of software producers. we hope with part of your winning,you will take part in our next year US$2.5 million international lottery. To file for your claim, please contact our fiducial agent with the following informations below,
1) FULL NAME AND ADDRESS
3)FAX NUMBER (IF ANY)
4) REFERENCE AND BATCH NUMBER
5) SEX / AGE
Remember all winning must be claimed not later than 5th of September 2004. After this date all unclaimed funds will be included in the next stake. Please note in order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications please remember to quote your reference number and batch numbers in all correspondence. Furthermore, should there be any change of address do inform our agent as soon as possible. Congratulations once more from our members of staff and thank you for being part of our promotional program.
Note: Anybody under the age of 18 is automatically disqualified.