I’m wondering if how to take the fact that I, during the last couple of days have received a few lottery mails where the scammers actually seem to know my name. Alas, only my first name, since they want me to send in my full name, my phone and fax nummer as well as my mobile…
Subject: AWARD NOTIFICATION FINAL NOTICE
Date: torsdag 29 sep 2005 04.27.53 GMT+02:00
To: undisclosed-recipients: ;
FROM: THE DESK
OF THE PROMOTIONS MANAGER,
INTERNATIONAL PROMOTIONS/PRIZE AWARD DEPARTMENT,
Attn: DEAR Niklas,
RE: AWARD NOTIFICATION FINAL NOTICE
We are pleased to inform you of the release today,29th September 2005,of the AFRICAN GLOBAL LOTTERY/INTER-NATIONAL PROGRAMS held on the 10th Nov,2004. Your name/Email Address attached to ticket number 02511464992-750 with serial number 2113-05 drew the lucky number 3-18-19-30-32-39,which consequently won the lottery in the 3rd category.
You are therefore been approve for the lump sum pay out of Dollers US$347,828.87 (Three hundred and fourty seven thousand eight hundred and eighty two .eighty seven cents.) in cash credit to the file REF:LP/26510460037/04. This is from a total prize of Dollers 58,900,000.00 share among the seventeen (17) International winners in this category.
Your fund is now deposited with a Security Company AFRICAN GLOBAL LOTTORY. Due to the mixed up of some numbers and names, we ask that you keep this award a top secret from the public notice until your claim has been processed and your prize money remitted to your account as this is a part of our Security protocol to avoid double claiming award or unwarranted taking advantage of this program by participants.
All participants were selected through a computerballot system drawn from 25,000 names/email addresses from Australia, USA,Europe, Asia ,New Zealand,Middle-East and South-North America .As part of our international promotions program, which we conducted once in a year.We hope with a part of your prize, you will take part in our end of the year high stake uros 300 Million International Lottery.
To being your claim, please contact the issuing authority, your prize claim agent, Mr. James
smith,(Foreign Service Manager) for processing and remittance of your prize money to a designated account of your choice. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
Remember,all prize money must be claimed not later than 29th October 2005, After this date, all funds will be returned as unclaimed.
Note: In order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications,please remember to quote your reference and batch numbers in every of your correspondence with your agent. Furthermore, should there be any address do inform your claims agent as soon as possible.
Please remember to ask for your prize claim certificate. Congratulation again from all member of
our staff and thank you for being part of our promotion program.
MRS. MARIA JOSE SANCHEZ.
FOR AND UNBEHALF OF: AFRIGLOBAL.
NB/ SEND YOUR FULL NAME/ADDRESS, YOUR TELEPHONE/FAX
NUMBERS,AS WELL AS YOUR MOBILE NUMBER