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Free Lotto/TNT Couriers / scam

1 United States

Hi I got an email regarding uk lottery
Is this a scam?
Free lotto award claims and release department.
Government accredited licensed!!! british (uk) national online international lottery is registered under the data protection act of; (registration u971133b).


I have been informed by the free lotto award to anticipate your message. your information has been verified and confirmed to relate to a parcel with cheque bearing the the affirm name valued the sum of 500, 000.00gbp congratulation, the cheque has been issued in your name and we have concluded the processing of all documents that will facilitate the clearance of the cheque in your bank.

These documents have been securely sealed and packed for security reasons which makes it impossible for anyone to view it until its been delivered to you. kindly be informed that recipients shall be liable to all cost arising for the delivery of the winning parcel. this is due to legal law protecting all winning funds misapropiation.

Courier deliver of your winning funds
4 diamond park pennyburn
Industrial estate londonderry, bt48 0lu
Name: mr. glen morgan (dispatch officer).
Email: uk
Open 7days-24hrs-365days

You are advice to email the courier company with this order number tnx22589420, the order number should be the subject of the email you are sending them also you are to send the courier company your full name and your contact address with your telphone number so that they can get intouch with you.

Most importantly, the parcel must be insured by the insurance company, as the delivery content has to be insured in the united kingdom insurance firm, before it can be delivered to you via courier due to the diplomatic content of the package that is been delivered. failure to produce the insurance fee will mean refusal of package delivery by the courier service so as to enable this company secure our good name they have always maintained here in united kingdom since the package delivery without the insurance will be illegal. the insurance is the international law guiding the authentic delivery of diplomatic document.

Also be reminded that the deadline for the claiming of winnings is exactly two weeks after the receipt of this email. after this period, your cash prize will be deemed to have been forfeited by you and will be reused in the drawings of the next edition of the lottery.

Yours sincerely,
Mrs abraham vicki
Foreign services manager,
Claims release department,
Free lotto award 2008
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And this is from thr tnt courier company
Is this also a scam

11th feb 2008.
Tnt courier service (tcs)
4 diamond park pennyburn
Industrial estate londonderry, bt48 0lu

Details of package
Order number: tnx22589420

Attention:nayantara nagin daya,

Welcome to tnt courier service (tcs). we are a courier company that ensures a safe, sound and secure delivery of your parcels, making sure you get them when expected.

Your package containing your cheque, original copy of your certificate and security documents alongside your consolation prizes have been picked up from the uk lottery head office and is ready for dispatch.
Package contents: cheque, winning certificate and security documents.

Weight of original winning certificate: 0.12g
Weight of bank cheque: 0.6g
Total weight of parcel 0.18g
Total net weight of parcel 0.20g
Colour of parcel brown
Parcel packaging bonded

Delivery time :... (time of recipient's availability)

Service options: you are required to select a service option below.
The options, together with their associated conditions
Are presented below:

Tnt express delivery (overnight)
Mailing ;...£40.00
Vat (5%)...£41.00
Total...£360.00=or=$72 0.00

Tnt premium delivery (overnight)
Mailing ;...£38.00
Vat (5%)...£81.00

Tnt regular service (4working days)
Mailing... £32.00
Vat (5%)...£20.95
Total... £144.95=or=$300.00

Mode of payment

The charges are a little bit high because of the hardcover insurance policy we have undertaken incase of loss, damage or theft of your highly sensitive document and funds. we assume all responsibilities incase of any eventualities and we don't deliver on cash on delivery (c. o. d) because we don't accept cash.

Note:that your delivery charges cannot be deducted from your winning prize due to article 1186 section 45 subsection 2.3 of the united kingdom
Constitution as relates to financial and courier matters, which are duly codified in the united kingdom law. hence you are to note that the delivery charges must be provided by you before your prize is delivered to you.

You are to make the payment for any of the option you have choosen through western union money transfer so as to enable us speedy up the process of delivery after indicating to us the option you prefer. you are to locate the nearest western union agent to you and make the payment in favour of our accounts officer mrs rita rooney with the details below:

Receivers informations which is our account officer,
Name of receiver: mrs rita rooney
Address of receiver:4 diamond park pennyburn
Industrial estate londonderry, bt48 0lu

You are to send the following information via email as they appear on the western union transfer slip:

1. name and address of sender
2. amount sent
3. control number (mtcn)
4. test question and answer (if any)

You are to send a copy of the evidence of payment to me and your claims agent as well for confirmation. a confirmatory email shall be sent to you immediately we confirm your payment.

As soon as we receive confirmation and evidence of payment of the above charges, we shall dispatch your parcel to you immediately. the date and time of departure and expected date of delivery will be sent to you. it will take twenty-four hours to get your parcel delivered to you. you will be required to sign for the parcel and to do this, you will need either your international passport as identification or your driver's license.

All orders not delivered within ten (10) working days from this communication will be returned. please ensure that you confirm your delivery address. we are glad to be of service to you.

Kindly note that you are to inform us of the option you have choosen while we await your evidence of payment.

Mr. glen morgan
(dispatch officer)
Tnt courier service
Please do call customer line for confirmation.


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