"We happily announce to you the draw of the WORLDWINNINGS Sweepstake Lottery International programs held on the 13th of December,2004 in Johannesburg,South Africa."...
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580 N. Tenth Street,
Arena Complex Km 18 Route de Rufisque
I.P.P Award Dept.
REF:WSL/9430Y3/500K BATCH NO: 12/25/DC17
We happily announce to you the draw of the WORLDWINNINGS Sweepstake Lottery International programs held on the 13th of December,2004 in Johannesburg,South Africa.Your e-mail address attached to ticket number : 564-7566545288 with Serial number 5233/09 drew the luckynumbers:19-6-26-17-35-7, which subsequently won you the lottery in the 2nd category.You have therefore been approved to claim a total sum of U.S $500,000.00 (Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars) in cash credited to file ktu/9023118308/03.This is from a total cash prize of U.S $5 Million dollars, shared amongst the first TEN lucky winners in this category. All participants were selected randomly from World Wide Web site through computer draw system and extracted from over 100,000 companies. This promotion takes place annually.Note that your lucky winning number falls within our European booklet representative office in Europe as indicated in your play coupon.Our European agent will immediately commence the process to facilitate the release of your funds as soon as you contact him.For security reasons,you are advised to keep your winning information confidential till your claims is processed and your money remitted to you in whatever manner you deem fit to claim your prize. This is part of our precautionary measure to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program by some unscrupulous elements.Please be warned. To file for your claim, please contact our fiduciary agent: MR. VEIKKO HASA Email: firstname.lastname@example.org To avoid unnecessary delays and complications, ENSURE YOUR REF NUMBER IS THE SUBJECT OF ANY CORRESPONDENCE WITH US OR YOUR FIDUCIARY AGENT. THIS IS VERY IMPORTANT AS YOU WILL NOT BE RESPONDED TO IF YOU FAIL TO DO SO. Congratulations once more from all members and staffs of this program. Thank you for being part of our promotional lottery program.
SIR HENRY BERNARD. WORLDWINNINGS LOTTERY Co-ordinator .