I won the lottery???

  snowy30 02:16 24 Feb 2008

Just had an e-mail, saying:

Dear Winner,Winning Notification,
This is to notify you that you have won £850,000.00 in our online email lotteryin which e-mail addresses are picked randomly by computerised balloting, powered by the Internet. Your email address was amongst those chosen for this period.

Ticket no: 56475600545 188
Serial no: 5368/02
Winning number:
{47} Draw (#1187)To claim your prize, please contact:

Fiduciary Agent Mr.Brian Adams
Email: [email protected]
Tell:+44 703 194 4624

Yours faithfully,Dr. Lorraine M. Dodds

Has anyone else had the same?

  MCE2K5 02:22 24 Feb 2008

No, But others have click here=

  MCE2K5 02:23 24 Feb 2008

Delete it.

  Forum Editor 10:52 24 Feb 2008

have received the same message, and thousands received a similar one last week, and the week before that, and so on, for the past few years.

Ask yourself the simple question - why on earth would anyone give £850,000 to a person who was picked at random? Where would the money come from?

There are hundreds of these fake emails in circulation - just delete them and forget them.

  GANDALF <|:-)> 18:21 28 Feb 2008

You need to ask?


  tigerltf 17:06 27 Mar 2008

Yeah. Why on earth, huhh? That's why i google it to search the answer to satisfy my curiosity and came to this forum. I've got one which is slightly different but quite a like.

From: THOMAS, GERALD P ([email protected])

Dear Winner,This is to notify you that you have won £850,000.00 in our onlineemail lottery in which e-mail addresses are picked randomly bycomputerised balloting, powered by the Internet.Your email address wasamongst those chosen for this period.Ticket no: 56475600545 188, Serialno: 5368/02To claim your prize,please contact: Brian Adams through thisEmail:[email protected] Tel: +447045788413With the following information below:1,Full Name,2,Address,3,Age,4,Occupation,5,Telephone Number,6,Country,Yours faithfully,Dr.Thomas GeraldOnline Coordinator

  Stuartli 17:52 27 Mar 2008

Virtually everyone gets these scam e-mails - just Delete them.

Not worth getting excited about...:-)

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