Have I won lots of dosh?

  MichelleC 16:44 03 Nov 2005
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This email indicates I'm a lucky winner:
........

The National Lottery
P O Box 1010
Liverpool, L70 1NL
UNITED KINGDOM
(Customer Services)
WINNING NOTIFICATION:
Ref: XYL /26510460037/05
Batch: 24/00319/IPD

Dear Winner,

We happily announce to you the draw (#1029) of the UK NATIONAL LOTTERY,online Sweepstakes International program held on
Wednesday 02 November 2005.

Your e-mail address attached to ticket number:56475600545 188 with
Serial number 5368/02 drew the lucky numbers:



which subsequently won you the lottery in the 2nd category i.e match 5 plus bonus.

You have therefore been approved to claim a total sum of £178,226 (One Hundred And Seventy Eight Thousand Two Hundred And Twenty Six Pounds Sterlings) in cash credited to file XYL /26510460037/05 .

This is from a total cash prize of £1,782,260 (One Million Seven Hundred And Eighty Two Thousand Two Hundred And Sixty Pounds Sterlings.) shared amongst the (10) lucky winners in this category i.e Match 5 plus bonus.All participants for the online version were selected randomly from World Wide Web sites through computer draw system and extracted from over 100,000 unions,associatons and corporate bodies that are listed online.

All participants for the online version were selected randomly from World Wide Web sites through computer draw system and extracted from over 100,000 unions,associations,and corporate bodies that are listed online. This promotion takes place weekly.

Please note that your lucky winning number falls within our European booklet representative office in Europe as indicated in your play coupon.
In view of this, your £178,226 (One Hundred And Seventy Eight Thousand Two Hundred And Twenty Six Pounds Sterlings) would be released to you by any of our payment offices in Europe.

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 your claim 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.

Please be warned. To file for your claim, please contact our claims agent:

Overseas Claims Unit
United Kingdom Lottery Fiduciary
Jamie W. Frank (MR)
Email: [email protected]
Tel:+447031909721
Tel:+447031947270.
Our European agent will immediately commence the process to facilitate the
release of your funds as soon as you contact him. You may wish to establish
contact via e-mail with the particulars presented above citing the batch
and reference numbers to this letter.

Our winners are assured of the utmost standards of confidentiality, and
press anonymity until the end of proceedings, and beyond where they so
desire. Be further advised to maintain the strictest level of
confidentiality until the end of proceedings to circumvent problems
associated with fraudulent claims. This is part of our precautionary
measure to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program.

Goodluck from me and members of staff of the UK NATIONAL LOTTERY.

Yours faithfully,

Brian Hunt
Online coordinator for UK NATIONAL
LOTTERY,

Warning!!!: Fraudulent emails are circulating that appear to be using National Lottery addresses, but are not from The National Lottery.PLEASE REPORT IMMEDIATELY TO: CUSTOMER CARE/COMPLAINTS DEPT:

You can go to our online result site to confirm the value of your winnings and also
get a prize breakdown:-
click here

......
but as I'm a cynical person...

  PaulB2005 16:49 03 Nov 2005

Hah! I've got your ticket number so i'll ring up and claim first!!!

"Warning!!!: Fraudulent emails are circulating that appear to be using National Lottery addresses, but are not from The National Lottery."

LOL

  PaulB2005 16:50 03 Nov 2005

Report this to abuse @ yahoo . co . uk

  anchor 16:51 03 Nov 2005
  Arnie 16:54 03 Nov 2005

Simply contact them and ask.

click here

  g0slp 17:07 03 Nov 2005

No.

Sorry.

  MichelleC 17:22 03 Nov 2005

Oh well, I was rich for a few mins.

  Forum Editor 18:03 03 Nov 2005

has been doing the rounds for a couple of years or so, and I'm sure that lots of people have fallen for it.

  bjh 18:05 03 Nov 2005

You could always sell your "winning" ticket on ebay!!!!!

  Stuartli 19:25 03 Nov 2005

You are wise to be cynical...:-)

  PaulB2005 20:32 03 Nov 2005

I need to raise £1,000 to cover Commission Regulation And Probate taxes and send it via Western Union by 12 noon on Saturday.

Got £500.

Anyone want to go halves on £178,226?

;-)

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