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Vanessa / lottery scam

1 carlisle, United States Review updated:
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This is a copy of the email that I have received. I didn't apply for any lottery.

----- Original Message -----
From: bnl uk <>
To: undisclosed-recipients:;
Sent: Mon, 2 Mar 2009 07:46:21 -0500 (EST)
Subject: YOUR WINNING NUMBER IS [protected]

Director of promotions,
British National Lottery,
Watford, Head Office and Regional Centre Camelot Group plc,
Tolpits Lane, Watford, Herts, WD18 9RN
Registered in England and Wales No. 2822203

Congratulations, you have just won yourself 850, 000.00 Great British Pounds in the satellite software email lottery conducted by British National Lottery Promotion in which your e-mail address was randomly selected by software powered by the Internet.Your email address was amongst those chosen this
quarter and you are to contact our agent for direction on how to claim your winnings delivery of your certificate, cheque of 850, 000.00 GBP, A Dell Inspiron 6400 Laptop, A British Lottery Branded T-shirt and A British Lottery Branded Baseball cap. When contacting them you are to include this order Number [protected] as your secret number of your parcel. All participants were selected through a computer ballot system drawn form 25, 000 companies mobile numbers/email addresses, and 30, 000, 000 individual mobile numbers/email addresses from the 45 mobile networks from Australia, New Zealand, North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Middle East and Africa as part of International Promotions Program, which is conducted annually in Britain, London.
This promo is approved by the British Gaming Board and also licensed by the International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR). This promo is the 1st of its kind and we intend to sensitize the public. To begin the verification process of your prize, you are required to fill and submit the below verification worksheet to our representative, Dr Arthur Huluska with private email address: for quick verification


All fields are required:

Agent Arthur Huluska
Tel Number: +[protected]

***Yours Truly, *****
Mr. Kelvin Watson.
co-ordinator(Online Promo Programme)

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  • Be
      2nd of Mar, 2009
    0 Votes

    This is PHISHING at it's best. NEVER EVER answer an e-mail, not even complain to the sender (they want you to respond).
    AND NEVER give them ANY information. This is the number one phishing expedition for Identity theft.
    ALWAYS delete these messages immediately. Do not even open any e-amail from your own bank if they do not use their letterhead,
    provide a call back number or include account information only you can know. Best thing: Call back. DO NOT ANSWER any letters for help
    no matter how desperate they are. (Dear Brother is God etc...) There is nobody in Africa or anywhere in the world sharing his millions with you.
    And fair to say--there is nobody who left you an inheratance for Millions of dollars and sends you an e-mail to collect on it.
    Do not even open a greeting card if you are not sure who the sender is. And finally---protecy your Computer with a good firewall and antivirus protection.
    Always let the software update itself automatically. Go on a virust protection site like NORTON and let them try to get into your PC. Here is how this works: They test your PC and let you know who vulnerable your PC is to hacking. Great tool. Be careful.
    BG, High Point, NC

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