Stupid Punts!

Stupid Punts!


Examples of the "Nigerian scam" that flood my email box everyday.

Tuesday, January 24, 2006

Whenever I read the phrase "due to a mix up in the numbers.." I instinctively reach for my revolver.

Another fake lottery win is doing the rounds of the net.

These scamming scum even try to make out that Bill Gates is involved.

Should you receive one of these, throw it away; it is worthless!

                      CLAIM YOUR WINNING PRIZE.

Ref. Number: 742-091X-2006
Batch Number: 6480057-BD72

We are pleased
to inform you of the result of the International Lottery program held
on the 23rd of January, 2006.Your e-mail address ID attached to ticket
number 37-51-43-29-62-61 with serial number 430753 drew lucky numbers
736-148-835-639 which consequently won in the 1st category, you have
therefore been approved for a lump sum pay out of US$ 1,000,000.00 (One
Million United States Dollars).


Due to mix up of
some numbers, mail addresses and names, we ask that you keep your
winning information confidential until your claims has been processed
and your money Remitted to you. This is part of our security protocol
to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program by some

All participants were selected through a computer
ballot system drawn from over 20,000 companies and 30,000,000
individual email addresses and from all over the world. This
promotional program takes place every three year. This lottery was
promoted and sponsored by Bill Gates and his groups, President of the
World Largest software=MICROSOFT:
com/billgates/bio.asp AND

We hope with part
of your winning you will take part in our next USD 50 million
international lottery.

To file for your claim, please contact our
fiducial Agent in Europe immediately:
TEL: +
FAX: +

Remember, all winning must be
claimed not later than 23rd of February, 2006. After this date all
unclaimed Funds will be included in the next stake.

Please note in
order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications also 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.

To enable you file your winning prize, you are
advised to fully comply with our co-respondent agency office.
Congratulations once more from our members of staff, and thank you for
being part of our promotional program.

Note: Anybody under the age of
18 is automatically disqualified.

Sincerely yours,

Mrs. Janet
Lottery Coordinator.

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