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From: "ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH EAST ASIAN (ASEAN) SWEEPSTAKE LOTTERY INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS." <email@example.com> (may be fake)
Date: Thu, 17 Nov 2005 00:12:00 +0700
Subject: ASEAN SWEEPSTAKE LOTTERY INT'L PRIZE/AWARD NOTIFICATION . ( CONTACT OUR CLAIMS PROCEESSING OFFICER
FROM :THE NOTIFICATION DESK OF THE VICE PRESIDENT
SOUTH EAST ASIAN (ASEAN) SWEEPSTAKE LOTTERY
Asean Tower, Soi 25 Ekamia Rd.
Pacthburi Bangkok Thailand Asia 10110
Customer Service and Logistic Department
Lucky No: of 03-06-08-10-12-16-27
ATTENTION: LUCKY WINNER
RE: PRIZE/AWARD NOTIFICATION. OF USD$810,000.00
We happily announce to you the draw of the South East Asian Nation Lotto Sweepstake Lottery International programs held in Bangkok-Thailand on the 25th of January, 2006, but owing to some mix up of numbers and addresses and the holidays, the results were released on the 2nd of MAY 2006.
Your name/email address was attached to ticket number 085-12876077-09 with serial number 51390-0 that drew the lucky numbers of 03-06-08-10-12-16-27, which consequently won the lottery in the 5th category. You have therefore been approved for a lump sum pay of 810,000.00. (EIGHT HUNDRED AND TEN THOUSAND UNITED STATE DOLLARS ONLY), in cash credited to file with REF: N.EGS/3662367114/13. This is from a total cash prize of $8,100.000.00, shared among the TEN international winners in this category. the lucky numbers:
Your fund is now deposited with our Bank Bangkok Thailand and insured in your name. Due to mix up of some numbers and names, we ask that you keep this award from public notice until your claim has been processed, and the money remitted to your account, as this is part of our security protocol, to avoid double claiming and unwarranted taking of advantage of this program by participants, as has happened in the past.
All participants were selected through a computer ballot system drawn from 25,000 names, email addresses & official addresses, from Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Europe, North and South America, Middle East and Africa, as part of our International Promotions Program.
This promotional program takes place every year. This lottery was promoted and sponsored by group of successful electronic dealers. We hope your lucky name will draw a bigger cash prize in the subsequent programs.
To begin your lottery claims, please contact our claims proceessing officer as follows with your winning informations(Ticket No., Serial No., Lucky No.)
AYUDHYA SECURITES (THAILAND) PUBLIC CO., LTD
FORTUNE TOWN, 5 ROOM 6-8 RATCHADAPISEK
ROAD DINDAENG, BANGKOK 10320 THAILAND.
Contact Person: Dr.Morris Lim (CLAIMS PROCEESSING OFFICER)
Remember, All winning must be claimed not later than 30th Of May 2006.
After this date all unclaimed funds will be included in the next stake. To avoid unnecessary delays and complications, please quote your full names, telephone number, Winnings numbers (such as ticket, ref, serial and lucky winning number),to your co-ordinator.
For safety measures and to avoid fruadulent claims you are advised to keep all about your winnings information and notifi cation confidential and away from all third parties till your winning prize remmited to your account.
Furthermore, should there be any change of address do inform our paying officer as soon as possible. For being part of our promotional program, the entire members of staff say congratulations once again. Note: Anybody under the age of 18 is automatically disqualified.
Congratulations once more from all members and staffs of this program and thank you for being part of our promotional lottery program.
Goodluck. We wish you continued good fortunes.
Mrs Winnie Thaksin,
Online Co-ordinator/Notification Officer
Asean Int'l Lottery Org.
Hon Lek Nataporn Esq
Vice President. Asean Int'l Lottery Org.,
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