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De Lotto Netherlands International Lottery Scam

The lottery email included below is a scam.

The De Lotto Netherlands International Lottery scam email shown below claims that the recipient has won money in an international lottery. The email is an attempt to initiate a dialogue with potential victims and subsequently trick them into sending money to the scammers responsible. There is no "De Lotto Netherlands International Lottery" and no prize money.



Example of De Lotto Netherlands International Lottery Scam Email:
FROM: GOVERNMENT ACCREDITED LICENSED LOTTERY
PROMOTERS. WINNING NOTICE FOR CATEGORY \"B\" WINNER

Dear Lucky Winner,

RE:BONUS LOTTERY PROMOTION PRIZE AWARDS WINNING NOTIFICATION

We are pleased to inform you of the result of the just concluded annual final draws of De Lotto Netherlands International Lottery programs.

The online cyber lotto draws was conducted from an exclusive list of 100,000 e-mail addresses of individual and corporate bodies picked by an advanced automated random computer search from the internet from various continents of the world.No tickets were sold.

After this automated computer ballot,your e-mail address emerged as one of two winners in the category \"B\" with the following:

Ref Number: 35149/337-5247/LNI

Batch Number: 26371545-LNI/2005

Ticket Number: 54866235

You as well as the other winners are therefore to receive a cash prize of ?:500,000.00.(FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND EUROS) each from the total payout of ?1,500,000.00 Euro in category "B".

Your prize award has been insured with your e-mail address and will be transferred to you upon meeting our requirements, statutory obligations, verifications, validations and satisfactory report.

To begin the claims processing of your prize winnings you are advised to contact our licensed and accredited claims agent for category \"B\" winners with information below:

Mr.Jan Van Dalen

Financial Director,

Netherlands Development Finance Company,

1104 kE Poort Bijlmerplein

Amsterdam,Netherlands.

E-mail:janvandalen@mail2netherlands.com

Tel:31-617-582-414

Fax:31-205-248-664

NOTE:All winnings must be claimed not later than 30 days.After this date all unclaimed funds would be included in the next stake. Remember to quote your reference information in all correspondence. You are to keep all lotto information away from the general public especially your reference and ticket numbers.(This is important as a case of double claims will not be entertained).

Anybody under the age of 18 and members of the affiliate agencies are automatically not allowed to participate in this program.

Thank you and congratulations!!!

Yours faithfully,

Mrs. Mildred Hugo

Games/Lottery Coordinator.

De Lotto Netherlands International


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