" We are pleased to inform you, THAT AS A RESULT OF OUR
RECENT LOTTERY DRAWS HELD on the 15th of August 2004"...
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The Spoof Email ...
NEW HOPE LOTTERY INTERNATIONAL
NIEUWE ZIJDS VOORBURGWAL, NL- 1009 CEH
REF NUMBER: NHL/653/029/03/SA
BATCH NUMBER: AT-040-SB06.
We are pleased to inform you, THAT AS A RESULT OF OUR
RECENT LOTTERY DRAWS HELD on the 15th of August 2004.
Your e-mail address attached to ticket
number: 27511465896-6410 with serial number 4204-777
drew lucky numbers 5-21-23-34-61-72 which consequently
won in the 1st category. You have therefore been
approved for a lump sum pay out of 2,500,000 (EUROS)
(Two MILLION, Five hundred thousand EUROS)
Note that All participants in this lottery program
have been selected randomly through a computer ballot
system drawn from over 200,000 companies and
30,000,000 individual email addresses from all
search engines and web sites. This promotional program takes
place every year, and is promoted and sponsored by
eminent personalities like the Sultan of Brunei, Bill
Gates of Microsoft Inc and other corporate
organizations. This is to encourage the use of the
internet and computers worldwide.
For security purposes and clarity, we advise that you
keep your winning information confidential until your
claims have been processed and your money remitted to
you. This is part of our security protocol to avoid
double claims and unwarranted abuse of this program by
some participants. We look forward to your
active participation in our next year USD50 million slot.
You are requested to contact your claims clearance
officer as named below, to assist you with the
processing of your winnings and subsequent payments.
All winnings must be claimed not later than one month
after the date of this notice.
Please note, in order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications,
remember to quote your reference number and batch number in all
correspondence. Furthermore, should there be any change of address do
inform our agent as
soon as possible.
Congratulations once more and thank you for being part
of our promotional program.
NOTE: YOU ARE AUTOMATICALLY DISQUALIFIED IF YOU ARE
BELOW 18 YEARS OF AGE.
Mrs. Janet Freiburg,
Mr. Eric Jones
Prime Securities and Vault Services.