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Here is yet another typical scam lottery winning notification.
Below is another example of a fake lottery. From this pathetic scam, we can see that the conman obviously didn't pay attention in school, as his spelling, grammar, punctuation and sentence structure are dismal. Heck, he even makes up words!
Don't be an imbecile: There is no such thing as a legitimate lottery that will notify you by email; especially when you didn't buy a ticket from them!
From: BESS BROWN <email@example.com>
Date: 2006/05/20 Sat AM 09:48:17 EDT
Subject: ZENITH International Lottery Headquarters
ZENITH International Lottery Headquarters
FINAL AWARD RESULTS: We happly announce to you the draw of the Zenith International Lottery Sweepstake Online Lottery International programs held on the 19th of May, 2006 in PUOTMOND GERMANY Your e-mail address attached to ticket number: 56475600545 188 with Serial number 6924/07 drew the lucky numbers:16-4-13-24-46-2, which subsequently won you the lottery in the 2nd category.
You have therefore been approved to claim a total sum of US$2,500,000.00 (Two million,Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars) in cash credited to file ktu/9023118308/03.This is from a total cash prize of US $ 25 Million dollars,shared among the first Ten (10) 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 Please note that your lucky winning number falls within our African booklet representative office in West Africa as indicated in your play coupon.In view of this, your US$2,500,000.00 (Two million,Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars) would be released to you by our payment office in Africa. Our African 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 your fiduciary agent:
NAME: MR JEAN HAMILTON
To avoid unnecessary delays and complications, please quote your full
1. Full Names:
2. Residential Address:
3. Phone Number:
4. Fax Number:
7. Age :
9. Present Country:
A scanned identification of your self sent vian email. You are advicedto forward these informations as soon as possible to enable us attend to your file. Once again, Congratulations.
Congratulations once more from all members and staffs of this program.Thank you for being part of our promotional lottery program.
Zenith International Lottery Co-ordinator.