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From: =?iso-8859-1?q?penick=20livingn?= <email@example.com>
Date: Thu, 18 May 2006 04:13:20 -0700 (PDT)
J'ai une nouvelle adresse de courrielVous pouvez maintenant m'écrire à : firstname.lastname@example.org
REF: 038-04257273-188 RESULTADOS ANTERIORES 18/05/2006
PRIMITIVA JUEVES RESULTADOS PREMIOS POUNDS
Fecha 27/04/2006 6 Aciertos 0
Combinación Ganadora 10-18-29-46-48-49 5+C Aciertos 356.215,49
ATTN: Larry M. Turk
PRIMITIVA AWARD NOTICE
We are pleased to inform you of the release of the PRIMITIVA LOTTERY INTERNATIONAL PROMOTIONS PROGRAMMES held on 18/05/06.
Your name was entered as a dependent client attached to ticket Nº: 126 with serial Nº: 52201-61 drew the lucky winning Nº: 10 - 18 - 29 - 46 - 48 - 49. with REFERENCE Nº: 038-04257273-188 and BATCH Nº: 37145-0 which subsequently, won the lottery in the second category. You have therefore been approved for a winning payment of£356,215.49 (THREE HUNDRED AND FIFTY-SIX THOUSAND, TWO HUNDRED AND FIFTEEN POUNDS FOURTY-NINE PENCE ONLY) in cash credited to file claims number: FGL/2002365214/MD/03. This is from a total cash prize of Euros 5,568,770.00,(FIVE MILLION, FIVE HUNDRED AND SIXTY EIGHT THOUSAND, SEVEN HUNDRED AND SEVENTY EUROS) shared among eleven international winners in this category. Congratulations!!!
Your fund is now deposited with an offshore Bank in your name. Due to a mix-up of numbers and names, we advise you keep your winning numbers to yourself until your claim has been processed and your money remitted to your nominated account as this is a part of our security protocol to avoid double claiming or unwarranted taking advantage of this program by participant.
All participants were selected through a computer ballot system and sponsored by MAPFRE MARKETING U.K. drawn from 25,000 (TWENTY FIVE THOUSAND) names from Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Europe and North America as part of our international promotions programme which we conduct once a month.
To begin your claim, please contact PENICK WOOD. Foreign Operations Manager of ESTRELLA SEGUROS U.K so that he can send you the Prize Claim Processing form which you shall fill carefully and accurately and return back through the given phone, TEL: (44) 7040116973, WINNERS FROM UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, CANADA, ASIA , WINNERS FROM EUROPE AND OTHERS
Remember that all prize money must be claimed no later than 30/06/2006. After this date all funds will return to the FINANCE MINISTRY as unclaimed funds.
In order to avoid unnecessary delay and complication if there is any changes of your contact, please do inform your claims agent, please remember to quote your reference number and batch number at every correspondence with us or your claims agent.
Congratulations once again, and thank you for being a part of our international promotions programme.
Contact your claim agent during working hour from 8AM to 10PM GMT.
LIVING NICK. No. 9540772140
President, Lottery Award Board
- penick livingn