18 October 2006

I Won the Lottery?

Nope not really, but I might have if you believe this con email I received recently.

I hope that the BNP type nutjob that has plagued this feeble blog goes and collects the winnings then retires, finally leaving me in peace.

The con email:


BATCH: x6651k

We are pleased to inform you of the result of the Euro millions Lottery Winners International E-mail programs held on the 12th of October, 2006. Your E-mail address attached to ticket number:31210 with serial main number:Pl88812, drew lucky star numbers:112390 ,which consequently won in the 2nd category, you have therefore been approved for a lump sum pay out of €760.000.00 (Seven Hundred and Sixty Thousand Euros)


Due to mix up of some numbers and names, we ask that you keep your winning information confidential until your claims has been processed and your money remitted to you. This is part of our security protocol to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program by some participants. All participants were selected through a computer ballot system drawn from over 100,000 company and 50,000,000 individual email addresses and names from all over the world.

This lottery was promoted and sponsored by Bill Gates, President of Microsoft, the world's largest software company inorder to enhance and promote the use of Internet Explorer Users and microsoft-wares around the globe. This promotional program takes place every three years. We hope with part of your winning you will take part in our end of year 50 million Euro International lottery.

To file for your claims, you are to contact our Payment and Release Order department company's customer service using details below:

Mr.Martin John,
102 25105 MADRID SPAIN,
Email: info_martinjohn011@ozu.es

Remember,all winning must be claimed not later than two weeks, After this date all unclaimed funds will be included in the next stake.Please note in order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications please remember to quote your reference number and batch numbers in all correspondence. Furthermore, should there be any change of address do inform our agent as soon as possible.

Congratulations once more from our members of staff and thank you for being part of our promotional program.

Note: Anybody under the age of 18 is automatically disqualified.

Sincerely yours,
Jenny Mondy
Lottery Co-ordinator "

1 comment:

SnoopyTheGoon said...

Well, what else is new? I am already tired from schlepping all that money home, you know.

And if you add my Nigerian and Benin deals - whoa, man, I am really well-to-do, you might say...