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Fraud email example:
From: smith vango <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Sun, 2 Jul 2006 20:07:16 +0800 (CST)
Subject: CALL TO CLAIM YOUR WINNING'S!!!
We are pleased to notify you of the release today as
dated of the NL
National Lottery/International Promotions programs
held on the 30th day
of June 2006. Participants were selected through a
system drawn from 98,000 names from Europe, America,
Asia, Australia, New
Zealand, Middle-East, Africa, and North & South
America as part of our
international promotions program conducted annually to
prospective overseas entries. We hope with part of
your prize awards, you
will take part in our end of year lotto jackpot of 1.3
You/Your Company, attached to:
TICKET No: 715 4 7207-NL,
SERIAL No: 39- 02 DNL drew the
LUCKY No: 04, 07, 29, 30, 42, 44, 39 and
REFERENCE No: ASL- WF97 5G3
BATCH No: OX9T 7T5T D3N
As a category B winner, you have been selected by
system where only email addresses are soughted, from a
total numbers of
30,000 email addresses drawn from all over the globe.
After an automated
computer ballot of our International Promotions
won in the second Category. You have therefore been
awarded a lump sum
pay out of US$5,000,000.00 in cash, which is the
winning payout for
second categories winners. This is from the total
prize money of
US$46,000,000.00 shared among the eight international
winners in the SECOND
You have to contact the (VERIFICATION DEPARTMENT) for
remittance; Your E-mail address won the lucky number.
To avoid mix up of
numbers and names of any kind, we request that you
keep this award strictly
from public notice until the entire process of
transferring your claims
has been completed, and your funds remitted to your
account. This is
part of our security protocol to avoid double claiming
acts by participants of this program. Required by the
(NATIONALE POST CODE LOTERIJ NETHERLANDS).
We also wish to bring to your notice our End of Year
(2006) high stakes
where you stand a chance of winning up to 13 million
Euros, we hope
that with a part of your prize you will participate
and to begin your
claims process please contact your claims agent.
Customer Service Unit,
NATIONAL POSTCODE LOTERIJ NL.
CONTACT PERSON: Van K.Gogh (MR)
TEL: +31 644 863 856
Note: To enhance the processing of your claim by our
agent, you are advised to officially introduce
yourself to the claim
agent and also provide them with your valid means of
identification with a copy of this awards notification
Ickenroth LaRoche (Dr),
THE LOTTERY NATIONALE POSTCODE LOTERIJ N.V.
VAN EEGHENSTRAAT 70,
AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS.
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