Example of the The Euro Millennium Lottery Email Scam
The Euro Millennium Lottery
P O Box 1010
Liverpool, L70 1NL
Batch: 074/05/ZY369 FINAL WINNING NOTIFICATION: DEAR WINNER, RE: BONUS LOTTERY PROMOTION PRIZE AWARDS WINNING NOTIFICATION.
We are pleased to notify you the draw (#357) of THE EURO MILLENNIUM LOTTERY,Online Sweepstakes International Lottery Program held on Friday 15th SEPTEMBER 2006.
Participants were selected through a computer ballot system drawn from a pool of over 25,000 names of distinguished professionals, individuals, organizations, companies/firms drawn from Europe, America, Asia, Australia,New Zealand,West Indies,Middle-East,parts of Africa, and North & South America as part of our international promotions programme conducted annually to encourage prospective overseas entries. We hope with part of your prize awards, you will take part in our subsequent lottery jackpots.
The result of our computer draw (#357) selected your name and email address attached to e-ticket number: 56475600545188 with Serial number 5368/02 drew the lucky numbers:
(03) (06) (15) (16) (33) (48) bonus no. (43), which subsequently won you the lottery in the 2nd category i.e.
match 5 plus bonus.
You have therefore been approved to claim a total sum of Euro 550,000.00 (Five Hundred and Fifty Thousand Euros) in cash credited to file KTU/9023118308/03.This is from a total cash prize of Euro 2,750,000.00 shared amongst the (5) lucky winners in this category i.e. Match 5 plus bonus.
Your prize award has been insured and is ready for claims.To begin your claims therefore, you are advised to expeditiously contact our licensed and accredited claim agent for Overseas Lottery Winners within a period of 21 days (date of this email inclusive) for the processing of your winning and remittance to your designated bank account or for the shipment of your bank draft to your address after all statutory obligations have been satisfactorily dispensed with.
This promotion takes place weekly. Please note that your lucky winning number falls within our European booklet representative office in Europe as indicated in your play coupon. In view of this, your Euro 550,000.00 (Five Hundred and Fifty Thousand Euros) would be released to you by our payment office in Europe.
Please be informed that claims not processed within the stipulated period may be forfeited to the pool without further notice.
Our European agent will immediately commence the process to facilitate the release of your funds as soon as you contact us back.Our winners are assured of the utmost standards of confidentiality, and press anonymity until the end of proceedings, and beyond where they so desire.
Be further advised to maintain the strictest level of confidentiality until the end of proceedings to circumvent problems associated with fraudulent claims. This is part of our precautionary measure to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program.
We await to hear from you as soon as possible.You should contact the undersigned immediately,remember to quote your e-ticket number:
56475600545 188 with Serial number 5368/02 when contacting us back for your prize claim.Also remember to include your address,phone and fax numbers when contacting us back.
YOU SHOULD REPLY BACK THROUGH THIS EMAIL:
email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Mrs Helena Daniels/Mr Vincent Bongo
Lottery Co-ordinators. The Euro Mellennium Lottery P O Box 1010 Liverpool, L70 1NL UNITED KINGDOM.
Important Notice: Your Email address and winning information were provided by INTERNET AND EMAIL CENSORS ASSOCIATION The Euro Millennium Lottery accepts no blame for any unwarranted use of email addresses, therefore all blames, complains should be directed to the INTERNET AND EMAIL CENSORS ASSOCIATION.