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Fraud email example:
From: "email@example.com" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Thu, 20 Jul 2006 20:14:46 +0200 (MEST)
Subject: PDV AWARD NOTICE sw/754/22/76
STRIKER- MILLION PROMOTION
Monmouth House 40 Artillery Lane,London,E1 7LS
RE: PRIZE NOTIFICATION.
We are pleased to inform you of the result of the online cyber lotto Draws of the striker million lotto held on the 19th of July 2006.The online cyber lotto draws was conducted from an exclusive list of 25,000 e-mail addresses of individual and corporate bodies picked by an advanced automated random computer search from the internet. No tickets were sold.After this automated computer ballot, your e-mail address emerged as one of ten winners in the category "A" with the following particulars:
(i) Winning numbers: 37-13-43-54-67-11
(ii) Email code number: sw/754/22/76
(iii) Lotto ref number: sw/09622UK
Hence you are eligible for the prize of One Million Pound Sterling.
Please contact the under listed Fiduciary Coordinator as soon as
possible for processing of your claim:
Mr Keith Moore
When making your claims quote your email code number in the subject of
your email.You are required keep this award to yourself, especially your
Particulars, until your claim has been processed and your money remitted to you. Once again on behalf of all our staff,
LAST WINNERS ON STRIKER MILLION LOTTERY PROMOTION ONLINE .
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