EURO STAKES LOTTERY SCAM
The EURO STAKES 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 "EURO STAKES LOTTERY" and no prize money.
Example of EURO STAKES LOTTERY Scam Email:
EUROPEAN UNION INTERNATIONAL LOTTERY
INTERNATIONAL WINNERS/PRIZE AWARD DEPT.
We are pleased to inform you of the result of the
winners of the EURO STAKES (eul)LOTTERY
euro lottery programs held on the 20th of
Your e-mail address attached to ticket number
0767--45363763--254 with serial
number 2015--05 drew lucky numbers 44-5647-567 which
consequently won in the
This promotional program takes place every three years
different developed countries,the lottery was promoted
and sponsored by the
President of the World Largest software,Bill Gates to
increase the awareness of
microsoft software packages.
All participants were selected through a computer
ballot system drawn from over 20,000
company and 30,000,000 individual email addresses and
names from all over the world.
You have therefore been approved for a lump sum pay
500,000,00 euros(Five hundred thousand euros)
in cash,credited to your file
with the Ref. Number:AZ/4167/05 and Batch
This is from a total cash prize of US
$6.000.000.00(Six million Euros)shared among the
Twelve international winners in this
Due to mix up of some numbers and names we ask that
you keep your
winning information confidential until your claims
have been processed and your
money remitted to you.This is part of our security
protocol in order to
avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this
program by some
We hope with part of your winning you will take part
in our next year
24 million euro international lottery.
To file for your claims please contact our financial
Foreign Operations Manager,
of the (Hyppo Finance and Securities),
email:( email@example.com )
Remember all winning must be claimed not later than
10th of June,2005 thereafter all unclaimed funds will be included
in the next stake.
please note in order to avoid unnecessary delays and
to quote your reference and batch numbers in all first
furthermore,should there be any change of address do
inform our agent
soon as possible.
once more from our members of staff and thank you for
being part of our
note:anybody under the age of 18 is automatically