EL MUNDO SPANISH LOTTERY SCAM
The EL MUNDO SPANISH 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 "EL MUNDO SPANISH LOTTERY" and no prize money.
Example of EL MUNDO SPANISH LOTTERY Scam Email:
CALLE RUIIZ COLEGIO 103,PISO 6B
MADRID CAPITAL 20045 ESPAÑA
TEL/FAX:- 0034- 628 084 236
FROM: THE DESK OF MANAGING DIRECTOR
INTERNATIONAL LOTTO PROMOTIONS/PRIZE AWARD DEPT.
CLAIM FILE NUMBER: SPN/435/6001/04
BATCH NUMBER: 35/89899/HHESP
DATE : 18/10/04
RE: AWARD NOTIFICATION FINAL NOTICE
We are pleased to inform you of the recent result of EL MUNDO SPANISH LOTTERY/INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM held on 25th JULY 2003.
Your name attached ticket number 055-11879443 with serial numbers 8449-03 drew the lucky numbers 7-12-25-35-65-80 which consequently won the lottery in the 3rd category.You are therefore been approved for the lump sum payout of €2,000 000 (TWO MILLION EUROS) In cash credited to file number SPN/435/6001/04.This is from the total cash prize of €28,000 000.00(TWENTY EIGHT MILLION EUROS ONLY).Shared among the fourtheen international winners in this category.
Your fund is now deposited with a security company insured in your name.Due to the mixed numbers and names in this office we ask that you keep this award from the public notice until your claims has been processed and your fund remitted to your designated account,to avoid double claim and unwarranted taking advantage of this program by participants, this is our security protocol.
All participants were selected through a computer ballot system drawn from 55,000 names from Asia, Australia,Middle East, Europe,United State of America,Canada,South-America and Africa,as part of our international promotion programs which we conduct once every two years.We hope that your lucky name will draw a bigger cash prize in the subsequent programs.
To begin your lottery claim please contact your agent MR.DOSSANTOS,LIBERTY SECURITY COMPANYS.A.Tel+34-679659153.Fax+34-620489428, for necessary assistance as regards to your claim and final release of the prize money to your designated bank account.
Remember, all prize money must be claimed not later than 31st of Nov 2004. After this date all the fund will be returned to the MINISTERIO DE ECONOMIA Y HACIENDA as unclaimed.And be informed that 10% of your lottery winning belongs to Security company.This 10% will be remitted after you have received your winning prize.
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