Stupid Punts!

Stupid Punts!


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

Wednesday, January 17, 2007

I have won the $500K "consolation" prize of a fake lottery.

I am very unimpressed...given that it is a fake, they could have awarded me first prize, surely?

POWERBALL LOTTO -wheel E-game 2007,

Date:4th 01 2007
Ref Nr: PBL/CN/6654/CP
Dear Consultation Prize Winner,


Europe/ America private international e-games organizers and co-sponsors, POWERBALL LOTTO Group International, officially bring to your notice of the final draw result of the 24th July, 2006 POWERBALL LOTTO -wheel E-game which was conducted at our international corporate office complex in The UNITED KINGDOM.

Most recently this foundation set up the NEW LOTTERY SCHEME to give out prizes based on COMPUTER BALLOT SYSTEM. By doing this the foundation seek to encourage the use of Internet for academic and business pursuits. Its major aim is to promote music, theater, art,literature,projects in the social and political arena with a focus on health, as well as science, research, and higher education.

We wish to congratulate and inform you on the selection of your email coupon number which was selected among the 6 lucky consolation prize winners Your email ID identified with coupon No. PBL2348974321 and was selected by our E-games Random Selection System (ERSS) with entries from the 50,000 different email addresses enrolled for the E-game. Your email ID was included among the 50,000 different email addresses submitted by our partner international email provider companies. You have won a consultation cash prize of US $ 500,000.00 (Five Hundred Thousand US Dollars) only. The POWERBALL LOTTO Group. BV, have approved a payout of your consultation cash prize which will be remunerated directly to you by the official Payment Agency Board.

Our DUE PROCESS UNIT (DPU) will render to you complete assistance and provide additional information and processes for the claims of your consultation prize. For due processing of you r winning claim, please contact the DPU Information Officer Mr James Cole who has been assigned to assist you.You are to contact him with the following details for the release of your winnings.

1. Full Name
2. Phone and Fax Number
3. Sex
4. Nationality
5. Present Location
Tel: 44 702-407-9333

Once again congratulations from all our staffs on your consoltation prize winning, we hope you will part take our forth coming POWERBALL LOTTO -wheel Email-games.

Mrs Nelly White
(Group Coordinator)
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Eight workers from a ConAgra ham processing plant in Lincoln, Nebraska, stepped forward to claim the record $365 million Powerball jackpot from last Saturday night, February 18th. The seven men and one woman said they and others often pooled their money together when the jackpots reached $40 million or so. The winning numbers were 15, 17, 43, 44 and 48, with a Powerball of 29. The Power Play multiplier was 4. (more...)

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