This fake lottery purports to be based in the Netherlands, yet the email address from which my "winning" notification was sent is based in Canada.
Bottom line, it is a con; do not fall for it!
NATIONAL POSTCODE INTERNATIONAL LOTTERY AND PROMOTIONS.
Afdeling Ledenservice Van Eeghenstraat 70 1071 GK Amsterdam,
FROM: THE DESK OF THE MANAGING DIRECTOR INTERNATIONAL PROMOTION/PRIZE AWARD DEPT,SCFN: GWK/5668/022248/03WEED.
BATCH: 241/2002/BLL Ticket No:31121-562-56H-902-449.
We are pleased to inform you of the release today the 7th of March 2006, of the NATIONAL POSTCODE INTERNATIONAL LOTTERY/PROMOTIONS, NETHERLANDS held on the 23rd of January 2006.
Your email address attached to the Ticket No:31121-562-579-902-449 with Serial No: 8622K/04 drew from the Lucky No:03-44-00-66-99-34-52-19-36-51, which consequently won the lottery in the FIRST category.
You have therefore been approved for a lump sum pay out of TWO MILLION EURO ( €2.000.000.00 ) in cash credited to security file number 5668/022248/03WEED. This is from a total cash prize of 8 Million share among four individuals in this category.
Your funds is now deposited with our Payment/Finance Department in the security company to your name ,Due to the mixed up of some numbers and names,we ask that you keep this winning a top secret from the public notice until your claims has been processed and remitted to your account as this is apart of the security protocol,to avoid double claiming or unwarranted taking advantage of this program by participants.
All participants were selected through a computer ballot system drawn from the 100,000 company/ individual email addresses from all over the world as part of our international promotions program, which we conduct every decade.
We hope with a part of winnings ,you will take part in our end of year stake USD$20million International Lottery Program..TO begin your claims, please contact your claim agent and send the information below:
SERIAL/SECUIRITY FILE NUMBERS.
YOUR FULL HOUSE ADDRESS.
A SCAN COPY OF YOUR VALID IDENTITY.
Find below the contact of your claim agent.
NATIONAL POSTCODE LOTERIJ AGENCY:
Mr.Dennis Koman (Director of operations).
Tel : 0031-644-751-919
Fax : 0031-847-566-979
For processing and remittance of your cash to a designated account of your choice. Remember,all winnings must be claim not later than on the 20TH of March 2006. After this date, all unclaimed funds will be returned to the promotion company.
NOTE: In order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications, please remember to quote your security credited file number and batch numbers respectively in every correspondence with your claim agent.Furthermore, should there be any change of your address, do inform your claim agent as soon as possible.
Congratulations once again from all members of our staff and thank you for being part of our promotions program.
Mrs Deborah H williams,
(promotion manager ]
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