And this is the LOTTO scam.
----- Original Message -----
From: "SWISS LOTTO" <firstname.lastname@example.org
Sent: Thursday, August 05, 2004 9:22 PM
Subject: CONGRATULATIONS YOU HAVE WON !!!
GESELLSCHAFT SCHWEIZER ZAHLENLOTTO
REF NUMBER: OSL/653/029/04
BATCH NUMBER: AT-040-SB06-04
We are pleased to inform you, THAT AS A RESULT OF OUR
RECENT LotterY DRAWS HELD on the 04.08.2004.
Your e-mail address attached to ticket number
03-08-12-26-32-37 with serial number 652-662 drew lucky
numbers 7-14-18-23-31-45 which consequently won in the
2nd category. you have therefore been approved for a
lump sum pay out of 4,000,000 Euro (FOUR MILLION
note that All participants in this lottery program
have been selected randomly through a computer ballot
system drawn from over 20,000 companies and 30,000,000
individual email addresses from all search engines and
web sites. This promotional program takes place every
year, an d is promoted and sponsored by eminent
personalities like the Sultan of Brunei, micheal Dell
of Dell computers and other corporate organisations.
this is to encourage the use of the internet and computers
For security purpose and clarity, we advise that you
keep your winning information confidential until your
claims have been processed and your money remitted to
you. This is part of our security protocol to avoid
double claims and unwarranted abuse of this program by
some participants. . We look forward to your active
participation in our next year 7 million euro slot.
You are requested to contact our clearance officer
below to assist you with your winnings and subsequent
payments. all winnings must be claimed not later than
one month After the date of this notice.
Please note, in order to avoid unnecessary delays and
complications, remember to quote your reference number
and batch numbers in all correspondence. Furthermore,
should there be any change of address do inform our
agent as soon as possible.
Congratulations once more and thank you for being part
of our promotional program.
NOTE: YOU ARE AUTOMATICALLY DISQUALIFIED IF YOU ARE
BELOW 18 YEARS OF AGE.
lease use the above email when sending your reply
and got another one today from the UK
----- Original Message -----
Friday, August 06, 2004 10:36 AM
CONTACT THE CLAIMS AGENT
As reflected in our first mail to you, this lottery
program has been on-line for so many years till date.
a lot of people have also benefited from it, with
winnings ranging from $5,000, $100,000 and more. this
years program has been designed to give out lump sums
to fewer individuals and corporate winners. Emails
listed on the Internet were picked at random from
different websites, discussion groups and search
engines for the final selection and winning.
Your email address was picked by our automated
computer ballot system, which has been programmed for
this random selection. this has eventually qualified
you for the lump sum jackpot of 4,000,000 Euro.
You are therefore required to either visit our
accredited claims processing agent or contact
them immediately at:
DIAMOND MANAGEMENT SERVICES LIMITED
KHANBHAI HOUSE, CRESWELL CORNER
ANCHOR HILL, KNAPHILL
SURREY GU21 2JD
You are to provide the below details to this
commission, to enable the speedy evaluation and
processing of your winnings. we advice that you adhere
strictly to their procedures to avoid any
disqualifications and subsequent cancellation
1. your full names
2. your full home / office address
3. direct telephone/fax numbers and email
4. any form of identification
the above detailed information will be absolutely
necessary for the processing of your payment cheques,
drafts or wire transfers.
Please note that this winning is valid for one month
and failure to issue claims after this period will
automatically void your payment. Remember to quote
your ticket number in your future correspondence.
Congratulations and we look forward to hearing from
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