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I recived this today and I know it is just a scam

BRITISH NATIONAL LOTTERY HEADQUARTERS:28 TAN FIELD ROAD, CROYDON, LONDON.CUSTOMER SERVICERef: UK/940X2/68

Dear Winner, We are pleased to inform you of the final announcement of theUK National Lottery Online Promo Programme held on the 30th of July 2009. Thedraw was done electronically with several email addresses provided to thisoffice by microsoft to enhance the utilization of the internet.Your email address was attached to Reference Number UK/940X2/68 and waspicked as one of the ten winning email addresses.This has qualified you to claim the total cash prize Of £753, 437 in cashcredited to file KTU/[protected]/03. This is from a total cash prize of£7, 534, 370.00 shared amongst the first ten (10) lucky winners in thiscategoryB.

Your winnings will be issued to you as soon as our claims departmentverify your winning after you might have filled thepayment processing form below. Payment Processing Form for filing of claims.1.Name in full.2.Address in full.3.Age.4.Phone No.5.Occupation6.Winning Email Address Assigned Claims Agent: Mr. Garry BaldwinEmail;[protected]@live.comPhone; +[protected], +447031903483Congratulations once more from all our members of Staff.Yours SincerelyVikki Ellison (Online Promo Co-ordinator)

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  • Ju
      Oct 13, 2008

    I have received an email that seem to be a unbeliable. I would like someone to check on that.

    Here is the email
    Garry baldwin ([protected]@live.com)
    Sent: monday, october 13, 2008 9:27:42 am
    Reply - to: [protected]@live.com
    To: [protected]@hotmail.com

    British national lottery headquarters:
    28 tan field road,
    Croydon, london,
    United - kingdom.
    [protected]

    Tel: [protected]
    [protected]


    Attn: juliana bako,
    Good day to you. I want to inform you that your verification details has been processed. I must say that you should consider yourself extremely lucky to have emerged as one of our lucky winners in the uk national lottery online sweepstakes international program.

    As you already know, all participants for the online version were selected randomly from the world wide web through a computer draw system and extracted from over 125, 000 unions, associations and corporate bodies that are listed online and each email address was attached to a ticket number. Your email address ([protected]@hotmail.com) attached to ticket number: [protected] with serial number: 5388 / 02 was selected which automatically makes you one of our lucky winners.

    Your funds has been approved for release and we will begin the process of remittance of your prize money to you immediately you select a mode of payment from the options stipulated below:

    1. We can have your winnings wired into your private bank account from our official participating bank.
    2. Courier options, we can make arrangements for you to receive your winning cheque, certificate and other vital documents through a secured and efficient courier service.


    Note: all accruing charges are directly bearable by the winner and cannot be deducted from your winnings because your cheque is protected by a hardcover insurance policy which makes it impossible for anyone to make any deduction of whatsoever before it is remitted to you. You must update us with your correspondence with the courier company or the bank before and after compliance.

    Below is a brief explaination of the options and its accruing charges:
    To have your winnings wired into your personal bank account, i would like to make clear to you that your cheque will be sent to our affiliate bank for transfer into your personal bank account. However, you will be requested to activate or open an account with them so that your cheque can clear into it for the transfer of your winning prize into your account in your country. The minimum amount that is required by the bank to open an account for non uk residents is not a fee of any sort as it will be added to your winnings when the transfer is been made since it is just an initial account opening balance. As soon as you activate your account with them, your pin number and your account number will be given to you and you will start the trasfer of your winnings immediately. Note that this amount has to be provided by you to the bank through any method they deem fit before they can activate the account.

    Regarding courier delivery, our affiliate courier company which is greyhound express couriers is the only courier company registered with the uk national lottery thus they are incharge of all delivery of parcel for winniners of the uk national lottery.
    It is important to note that services rendered by this courier company are to be paid for by you and not the lottery board. Greyhound express couriers does operate on pay before delivery (P. B. D) service to winners of the uk national lottery thus they shall not commence delivery until they are paid.

    You are advised to get back to us as soon as possible regarding what option you have chosen because the next edition of this draw comes up soon.
    Sincerely yours,
    Mr. Garry baldwin

    © copyright [protected] the u. K. National lottery inc

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  • Ya
      Oct 15, 2008

    I've received a few days ago the exact same email scam. The only difference is that it has been sent from someone calling himself Dr. Reagan Kegan. I've forwarded this email to the British National Lottery scam complaint department as well to Greyhound Express Courrier in order to alert them of the abuse of their company's name&business. I sincerely hope some action will be taken to prevent more victims falling prey to these reckless criminals!
    I hereby copy the text of my email:
    BRITISH NATIONAL LOTTERY HEADQUARTERS:
    28 TAN FIELD ROAD,
    CROYDON, LONDON.
    CUSTOMER SERVICE
    Ref: UK/940X2/68

    Dear Selected Winner,
    This is to inform you that you have been selected for a cash Prize of
    £753, 437.00 in
    cash from the British National Lottery New Year Bonanza Draw held on the
    28TH September, 2008 in United Kingdom.
    We have been sending this notice to you but this is the last as we are
    about distributing winnings to winners.
    The draw was done electronically with several email addresses provided
    to this office by microsoft to enhance the utilization of the internet.

    Your email address was attached to Reference Number UK/940X2/68 and was
    picked as one of the ten winning email addresses.
    This has qualified you to claim the total cash prize Of £753, 437 (Seven
    Hundred and Fifty Three Thousand, Four Hundred and Thirty Seven Pound
    Sterling) in cash
    credited to file KTU/[protected]/03.

    This is from a total cash prize of £7, 534, 370.00 shared amongst the first
    ten (10) lucky winners in this category B.
    Your winnings will be issued to you as soon as our claims department verify
    your winning after you might have
    filled the payment processing form below.

    Payment Processing Form for filing of claims.

    1.Name in full.
    2.Address in full.
    3.Age.
    4.Phone No.
    5.Occupation
    6.Winning Email Address

    This will enable us process your payment processing form. You are advised
    to contact
    our claims department via these details:

    ASSIGNED CLAIMS AGENT:
    Dr.Reagan Kegan
    EMAIL:[protected]@live.co.uk
    Tel: +[protected]
    +[protected]

    Quote Your Reference Number as UK/940X2/68 when
    you are filing your claims.

    Yours Faithfully,
    Sir. Steven Smith
    Online Co-ordinator

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  • Ch
      Nov 05, 2008

    i have the same problem !
    have a look!
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    British National Lottery ([protected]@uknl.co.uk)
    Ενδεχομένως να μην γνωρίζετε αυτόν τον αποστολέα.Σήμανση ως ασφαλούς|Σήμανση ως μη ασφαλούς
    Εστάλη: Σάββατο, 1 Νοεμβρίου 2008 2:27:40 μμ
    Προς:

    BRITISH NATIONAL LOTTERY HEADQUARTERS:28 TAN FIELD ROAD, CROYDON, LONDON.CUSTOMER SERVICERef: UK/940X2/68 Dear Selected Winner, This is to inform you that you have been selected for a cash Prize of£753, 437.00 incash from the British National Lottery New Year Bonanza Draw held on the28TH OCTOBER, 2008 in United Kingdom.We have been sending this notice to you but this is the last as we areabout distributing winnings to winners.The draw was done electronically with several email addresses providedto this office by microsoft to enhance the utilization of the internet. Your email address was attached to Reference Number UK/940X2/68 and waspicked as one of the ten winning email addresses.This has qualified you to claim the total cash prize Of £753, 437 (SevenHundred and Fifty Three Thousand, Four Hundred and Thirty Seven PoundSterling) in cashcredited to file KTU/[protected]/03. This is from a total cash prize of £7, 534, 370.00 shared amongst the firstten (10) lucky winners in this category B.Your winnings will be issued to you as soon as our claims department verifyyour winning after you might havefilled the payment processing form below. Payment Processing Form for filing of claims. 1.Name in full.2.Address in full.3.Age.4.Phone No.5.Occupation6.Winning Email Address This will enable us process your payment processing form. You are advisedto contactour claims department via these details: ASSIGNED CLAIMS AGENT:Dr.Reagan KeganEMAIL:[protected]@live.comTel: +[protected]+[protected] Quote Your Reference Number as UK/940X2/68 whenyou are filing your claims. Yours Faithfully, Sir. Steven SmithOnline Co-ordinator
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    and then this one
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    Από: Reagan Kegan ([protected]@hotmail.co.uk)
    Εστάλη: Τετάρτη, 5 Νοεμβρίου 2008 10:58:57 πμ
    Προς: [protected]@hotmail.com


    Attention: Moschovitis Christos

    Good day to you. I want to inform you that your verification details has been processed. I must say that you should consider yourself extremely lucky to have emerged as one of our lucky winners in the UK National Lottery Online Sweepstakes International Program.

    As you already know, all participants for the online version were selected randomly from the World Wide Web through a computer draw system and extracted from over 125, 000 unions, associations and corporate bodies that are listed online and each email address was attached to a ticket number. Your email address ([protected]@hotmail.com) attached to ticket number: [protected] with Serial number: 5388/02 was selected which automatically makes you one of our lucky winners.

    Your funds has been approved for release and we will begin the process of remittance of your prize money to you immediately you select a mode of payment from the options stipulated below:

    1. We can have your winnings wired into your private bank account from our official participating bank.
    2. Courier options, we can make arrangements for you to receive your winning cheque, certificate and other vital documents through a secured and efficient courier service.

    NOTE: ALL ACCRUING CHARGES ARE DIRECTLY BEARABLE BY THE WINNER AND CANNOT BE DEDUCTED FROM YOUR WINNINGS BECAUSE YOUR CHEQUE IS PROTECTED BY A HARDCOVER INSURANCE POLICY WHICH MAKES IT IMPOSSIBLE FOR ANYONE TO MAKE ANY DEDUCTION OF WHATSOEVER BEFORE IT IS REMITTED TO YOU. YOU MUST UPDATE US WITH YOUR CORRESPONDENCE WITH THE COURIER COMPANY OR THE BANK BEFORE AND AFTER COMPLIANCE.

    Below is a brief explanation of the options and its accruing charges:
    To have your winnings wired into your personal bank account, I would like to make clear to you that your cheque will be sent to our affiliate bank for transfer into your personal bank account. However, you will be requested to activate or open an account with them so that your cheque can clear into it for the transfer of your winning prize into your account in your country. The minimum amount that is required by the bank to open an account for non UK residents is not a fee of any sort as it will be added to your winnings when the transfer is been made since it is just an initial account opening balance. As soon as you activate your account with them, your pin number and your account number will be given to you and you will start the transfer of your winnings immediately. Note that this amount has to be provided by you to the bank through any method they deem fit before they can activate the account.

    Regarding courier delivery, our affiliate courier company which is Greyhound Express Couriers is the only courier company registered with the UK National Lottery thus they are in charge of all delivery of parcel for winners of the UK National Lottery.
    It is important to note that services rendered by this courier company are to be paid for by you and not the Lottery Board. Greyhound Express Couriers does operate on Pay before delivery (P.B.D) service to winners of the UK National Lottery thus they shall not commence delivery until they are paid.

    You are advised to get back to us as soon as possible regarding what option you have chosen because the next edition of this draw comes up soon.

    Sincerely Yours,
    Dr. Reagan Kegan

    © Copyright [protected] The U.K. National Lottery Inc.

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  • Ma
      Dec 07, 2008

    I too have just opened my mail and found this mail... How do these people get away with it and what is best to do about it?

    Regards

    Maxine x


    BRITISH NATIONAL LOTTERY HEADQUARTERS:
    28 TAN FIELD ROAD,
    CROYDON, LONDON.
    CUSTOMER SERVICE
    Ref: UK/940X2/68

    Dear Selected Winner,
    This is to inform you that you have been selected for a cash Prize of
    £753, 437.00 in
    cash from the British National Lottery New Year Bonanza Draw held on the
    7TH DECEMBER, 2008 in United Kingdom.
    We have been sending this notice to you but this is the last as we are
    about distributing winnings to winners.
    The draw was done electronically with several email addresses provided
    to this office by microsoft to enhance the utilization of the internet.

    Your email address was attached to Reference Number UK/940X2/68 and was
    picked as one of the ten winning email addresses.
    This has qualified you to claim the total cash prize Of £753, 437 (Seven
    Hundred and Fifty Three Thousand, Four Hundred and Thirty Seven Pound
    Sterling) in cash
    credited to file KTU/[protected]/03.

    This is from a total cash prize of £7, 534, 370.00 shared amongst the first
    ten (10) lucky winners in this category B.
    Your winnings will be issued to you as soon as our claims department verify
    your winning after you might have
    filled the payment processing form below.

    Payment Processing Form for filing of claims.

    1.Name in full.
    2.Address in full.
    3.Age.
    4.Phone No.
    5.Occupation
    6.Winning Email Address

    This will enable us process your payment processing form. You are advised
    to contact
    our claims department via these details:

    ASSIGNED CLAIMS AGENT:
    Dr.Reagan Kegan
    EMAIL:[protected]@live.co.uk
    Tel: +[protected]


    Quote Your Reference Number as UK/940X2/68 when
    you are filing your claims.

    Yours Faithfully,
    Sir. Steven Smith
    Online Co-ordinator

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  • Ca
      Apr 03, 2009

    Hello, God bless you.
    I have received an email that seem to be a unbeliable. but I have read that more people received uno same than me.
    ¿what did you do? help me. I am a poor people.
    can I believe it.
    sincerely CHMA.
    from Guatemala, Central America (Oficial languaje: Spanish)

    de Dale Clayton <[protected]@cn.edu> ocultar detalles 01-abr (hace 2 días)
    fecha 01-abr-2009 10:03
    asunto You Have Won!!! Contact Garry Stones([protected]@live.com)
    enviado por cn.edu

    BRITISH NATIONAL LOTTERY HEADQUARTERS:
    28 TAN FIELD ROAD,
    CROYDON, LONDON.
    CUSTOMER SERVICE
    Ref: UK/9420X2/68
    Dear Selected Winner,
    We are pleased to inform you of the final announcement of the
    UK National Lottery Online Promo Programme held on the 28TH of March 2009.
    We have been sending this notice to you but
    this is the last as we are about distributing winnings to winners.
    The draw was done electronically with several email addresses provided
    to this office by microsoft to enhance the utilization of the internet.
    Your email address was attached to Reference Number UK/9420X2/68 and was
    picked as one of the ten winning email addresses.
    This has qualified you to claim the total cash prize Of £753, 437(Seven
    Hundred and Fifty Three Thousand, Four Hundred and Thirty Seven Pound Sterling) in cash
    credited to file KTU/[protected]/03. This is from a total cash prize of
    £7, 534, 370.00 shared amongst the first ten (10) lucky winners in this category B.
    Your winnings will be issued to you as soon as our claims
    department verify your winning after you might have filled the payment
    processing form below.
    Payment Processing Form for filing of claims.
    Name:
    Age:
    Occupation:
    Address/Country:
    Phone No.:
    Mobile No.:
    Winning Email Address:
    This will enable us process your payment processing form. You are advised to contact
    our claims department via these details:
    Assigned Claims Agent: Garry Stones.
    Email;[protected]@live.com
    Phone; +[protected], +[protected].
    Quote Your Reference Number as UK/9420X2/68 when
    you are filing your claims.
    Yours Faithfully,

    Dale Clayton
    Online Co-ordinator
    NB: All mail Most be sent to ([protected]@live.com)

    de Garry Stones <[protected]@gmail.com> ocultar detalles 02-abr (hace 23 horas)
    para [protected]@gmail.com
    fecha 02-abr-2009 9:34
    asunto CONGRATULATIONS
    enviado por gmail.com

    BRITISH NATIONAL LOTTERY HEADQUARTERS:
    28 TAN FIELD ROAD, CROYDON LONDON,

    UNITED-KINGDOM.
    02-04-2009
    Tel: +[protected]

    +[protected]

    ATTN: Carlos Hugo Morente Acetún,

    Good day to you. I want to inform you that your verification details has been processed. I must say that you should consider yourself extremely lucky to have emerged as one of our lucky winners in the UK National Lottery Online Sweepstakes International Program.
    As you already know, all participants for the online version were selected randomly from the World Wide Web through a computer draw system and extracted from over 125, 000 unions, associations and corporate bodies that are listed online and each email address was attached to a ticket number. Your email address ([protected]@gmail.com) attached to ticket number: [protected] with Serial number: 5388/02 was selected which automatically makes you one of our lucky winners.

    Your funds has been approved for release and we will begin the process of remittance of your prize money to you immediately you select a mode of payment from the options stipulated below:

    1. We can have your winnings wired into your private bank account from our official participating bank.
    2. Courier options, we can make arrangements for you to receive your winning cheque, certificate and other vital documents through a secured and efficient courier service.

    NOTE: ALL ACCRUING CHARGES ARE DIRECTLY BEARABLE BY THE WINNER AND CANNOT BE DEDUCTED FROM YOUR WINNINGS BECAUSE YOUR CHEQUE IS PROTECTED BY A HARDCOVER INSURANCE POLICY WHICH MAKES IT IMPOSSIBLE FOR ANYONE TO MAKE ANY DEDUCTION OF WHATSOEVER BEFORE IT IS REMITTED TO YOU. YOU MUST UPDATE US WITH YOUR CORRESPONDENCE WITH THE COURIER COMPANY OR THE BANK BEFORE AND AFTER COMPLIANCE.

    Below is a brief explanation of the options and its accruing charges:

    To have your winnings wired into your personal bank account, I would like to make clear to you that your cheque will be sent to our affiliate bank for transfer into your personal bank account. However, you will be requested to activate or open an account with them so that your cheque can clear into it for the transfer of your winning prize into your account in your country. The minimum amount that is required by the bank to open an account for non UK residents is not a fee of any sort as it will be added to your winnings when the transfer is been made since it is just an initial account opening balance. As soon as you activate your account with them, your pin number and your account number will be given to you and you will start the transfer of your winnings immediately. Note that this amount has to be provided by you to the bank through any method they deem fit before they can activate the account.

    Regarding courier delivery, our affiliate courier company which is Greyhound Express Couriers is the only courier company registered with the UK National Lottery thus they are incharge of all delivery of parcel for winners of the UK National Lottery.

    It is important to note that services rendered by this courier company are to be paid for by you and not the Lottery Board. Greyhound Express Couriers does operate on Pay before delivery (P.B.D) service to winners of the UK National Lottery thus they shall not commence delivery until they are paid.

    You are advised to get back to us as soon as possible regarding what option you have chosen because the next edition of this draw comes up soon.

    Sincerely yours,

    Mr. Garry Stones.

    © Copyright [protected] The U.K. National Lottery Inc

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  • Pi
      Apr 21, 2009
    British National Lottery Headquarters - CONGRATULATIONS YOU HAVE BEEN CLEARED FOR PAYMENTS
    PIYUSH SHETH
    Kenya

    HI I HAVE REACEIVED THIS MAIL PLEASE LET ME KNOW ABOUT THIS LOTTERY THAT IS TRUE OR JUST A SCAM . THAT I HAVE WON SOME POUNDS. FROM BNLH... PLEASE LET ME KNOW AS FAST. MY EMAIL IS . [protected]@hotmai.com..

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  • Ha
      Aug 04, 2009

    BRITISH NATIONAL LOTTERY HEADQUARTERS:
    28 TAN FIELD ROAD,
    CROYDON, LONDON,
    UNITED-KINGDOM.
    7/30/2009
    Fax:+[protected]
    Tel: +[protected]


    Attention: Hala Mahmoud Abdel Rahman


    We write to notify you that our legal department has obtained and notarized your claim from the High Court of Justice and your Certificate of beneficiary has been forwarded to the payment bank NatWest Bank for the transfer of your funds into your account. I would like to make it clear to you that the cheque that was sent to our official participating bank is a bonded draft which was issued out in your name, thus has to be deposited into your own account with them for transfer purpose.

    However, you are expected to send them the minimum amount required to open an account for you which is £600 Pound Sterling, this will enable them make the transfer. The said amount is not a fee of any sort as it shall be included to your funds when the transfer is been made.
    Note that this amount has to be provided by you to the bank through any method deem fit. However you are advised to contact the payment bank for the release of your funds. Attached to this email is a copy of your winning certificate that was obtained from the UK Gaming Control and also attached is the certificate of deposit.

    See below the contact information of the Foreign Transfer Manager. You are advised to act accordingly.


    Mr. Ashley Newton
    Foreign Transfer Manager
    Tel: +[protected]
    +[protected]
    Fax:+[protected]
    +[protected]
    Email: [protected]@nwestministeroffshores.com

    Finally we advice that you keep us updated as soon as the payment bank has transferred the funds into your local account.

    Sincerely Yours,
    Dr. Reagan Kegan

    Plz inform me if ti true, because Mr. ashley call me to today to deposit 600 pound.
    thanks a lot
    Hala abdelRahman
    email:[protected]@hotmail.com

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  • Ma
      Oct 05, 2009

    i have receiced same wording and same amount mail received it is 100 furad

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  • Mu
      Oct 20, 2010

    HI I HAVE REACEIVED THIS MAIL on 14/10/2010 at 9:25 pm PLEASE LET ME KNOW ABOUT THIS LOTTERY THAT IS TRUE OR JUST A SCAM . THAT I HAVE WON SOME POUNDS. FROM BNLH... PLEASE LET ME KNOW AS FAST. MY EMAIL IS . [protected]@yahoo.com


    MICROSOFT NATIONAL LOTTERY HEADQUARTERS:
    P O Box 1010 The Marina Offices, St Peters Yacht Basin

    (Customer Services)

    ================================
    Winning Parameters

    TICKET NO: [protected]

    REF NO: ML/568778M1/95

    BATCH NO: 045/874/ML10

    ================================
    Congratulations to You.


    This is the office of Dr. Terry Cole (Esq) your claims officer and I am in receipt of your recent email regarding the claim of your £450, 000.00 Great Britain Pound Sterling's in the concluded Microsoft Lottery Draw. Your application for claim of winning prize is under process and full settlement will be made upon certification of your details.

    All winners for the online version were selected randomly by the Microsoft Electronics Balloting System without the winner applying from World Wide Web sites through computer draw system. Microsoft collects all the E MAIL ID of the people that subscribes to yahoomail, msn, hotmail, aol, & others. This is a promotional draw which officially launches the new system. With funds accrued exclusively from previous draws, payouts to all winners are guaranteed and will be transferred in record time. This correspondence officially confirms that we are in receipt of instructions relating to the payment of your winnings.


    In the light of the above mentioned, you are to contact the Agency that will be handling the transfer of your winning to you with the contact information’s below:


    CONTACT PARCELDROP COURIER SERVICES:
    Courier Name: ParcelDrop Courier Services.
    Contact Person: Dr. Paul Grant

    Telephone :+[protected]

    Fax:+[protected]
    E-mail: [protected]@london.com


    Note that you are to provide the Lottery Winners Agency that will be handling the transfer of your winning with the required details below to officially identify you:


    1. FULL NAMES OF BENEFICIARY: ...

    2. RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS: ...
    3. TELEPHONE:...

    4. RAFFLE DRAW WINNING E-MAIL: ... ...
    5.REFERENCE NUMBER: ...
    6.BATCH NUMBER: ...
    7. AMOUNT WON: ...

    Lastly, I will require a concise update on your proceedings with the Agency that will be handling the transfer of your winning. If you need any assistance whatsoever from this office, please do not hesitate to inform me.

    Congratulations!!
    Sincerely,


    Regard,
    Dr. Terry Cole (ESQ)
    Fiduciary Agent for Microsoft Lottery
    Sweepstakes International Program.

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  • Ma
      May 06, 2014

    I recieved the same email from the same names as you mentioned but the only difference is it was from Mali in Africa and l am wondering why the My Zamana offices are in Mali. The letters have no company logo, just a simple letter.I now see this was scam and thank you for bringing this to our attention.

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  • Cy
      May 11, 2014

    ​CONTACT SCAM INVESTIGATION DEPARTMENT E-MAIL:[protected]@gmail.com

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  • Al
      Jan 21, 2017

    I Was told that I had won $875, 000 on the British Monday lottery via my mobile phone number. The contact name was Mr. Kelly Freeman and his email was [protected]@outlook.com.
    Is this a scam or it is real?????????

    Jim Hoy

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