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Fraud email example:
From: Euro-Afro-American-Sweep stake Lottery <email@example.com>
Date: Wed, 06 Aug 2008 18:31:05 +0200
Subject: CONGRATULATIONS WINNING NOTIFICATION
From: Mrs. MONICA MARTINS.
Headquarters: 1a, Bexon Court Carlton
Nottingham shireNottingham NG4 1SQ Essex
Customer Service: 580 NCA85914.
CONGRATULATIONS WINNING NOTIFICATION=20
We happily announce to you the draw of the Euro-Afro-American Sweep stakeL=
ottery International Programs held on the 10th JULY 2008 in Essex United K=
ingdom. Your e-mail address attached to ticket number: B956475604545188wit=
h! Serial number 97560 drew the winning: 01/10/11/18/19/46, which subseque=
ntly won you the lottery in the 2ndcategory.
You have therefore been approved to claim a total sum of GBP 820,000.00 (E=
ighty Hundred and Twenty Thousand British Pounds) in cash credited to file=
KPC/9080118308/02.This is from a total cash prize of GBP1100, 000, 00Milli=
on British Pounds, shared among the first One Hundred and thirty(130) luck=
y winners in this category world-wide. Please note that your lucky winning=
Within our Afro booklet representative office in Africa as indicated in yo=
ur play coupon. In view of this, yourGBP820, 000.00 (Eight Hundred and Twe=
nty Thousand British Pounds) would be released to you by Absa Bank South A=
Our African agent will immediately commence the process to facilitate the =
release of your funds as Soon as you contact him. All participants were se=
lected randomly from World Wide Web site through computer draws system and=
extracted from over 10, 000, 00 companies. This promotion takes place ann=
ually. For security reasons, you are advised to keep your winning Informat=
ion CONFIDENTAL till your claim is processed and your money remitted to yo=
u in whatever manner you like to claim your prize.
This is part of our precautionary measure to avoid double claiming and unw=
arranted abuse of this program by some unscrupulous elements. Please be wa=
rned. To file for your claim, please contact our corresponding agent in So=
uth Africa with your winning details immediately you read this Message for=
quick and urgent release of your fund, contact information is as follow:-=
NAME: AGENT ADAMS ZUMA .
E-mail:< firstname.lastname@example.org [http://us.mc599.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose=3Ft=
DirectLine: + 27 73 91 28 32 4.
Fax : + 27-86 6 0 34 6 31 .
Please be informed that all winning must be claimed on or before 28th AUGU=
ST 2008. To avoid unnecessary delays and complications, please quote yourr=
eference/batch numbers in any correspondences with our designated agents o=
r us. Congratulations once more from all members and staffs of this progra=
m that has successfully won this competition. Thank you for being Part of =
our promotional lottery program.
COUNTRY OF RESIDENT:
DATE OF BIRTH:
TOTAL AMOUNT WON:
Tel: + 44 70 40 10 42 12 .
UnitedKingdom zonal Secretary General.
Mr. Alexandra Davis
Tel: + 44 70 3189 49 12.
Thank you for your Co-operation.
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