EURO STAR LOTTERY SCAM
The EURO STAR 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 STAR LOTTERY" and no prize money.
Example of EURO STAR LOTTERY Scam Email:
FROM: THE DESK OF THE PROMOTIONS MANAGER,
INTERNATIONAL PROMOTIONS/PRIZE AWARD DEPARTMENT
EURO STAR LOTTERY INTERNATIONAL
Amsterdam The Netherland
Ref. Number: ASX:559-109-224-777.
Batch Number: YZK:001-433-850-ML .
Serial Number: 4312-009.
We are pleased to inform you of the result of the Lottery Winners International programs held this day
Monday the 25th of April 2005.
Your e-mail address attached to ticket number:3211-4390-3110-BC with serial number:4312-009..drew
lucky numbers 7-15-23-22-33-48-66. which consequently won in the 1stcategory, you have therefore
been approved for a lump sum pay out of US$750,000,00( Seven Hunderd and fifty thousand United
Due to mix up of some numbers and names, we ask that you keep your winninginformation confidential
until your claims has been processed and your money remittedto 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 20,000 company and
40,000,000 individual Email addresses and names from allover the world.This promotional program takes
place every three years.
To file for your claim, please contact our FIDUCIAL Agent
MR. ROBERT SPENCER,
Remember, all winning must be claimed not later than May 2005. 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 email to your
fiducial claim Agent.
Furthermore, should there be any change of address do inform our agent as soon as possible.
Congratulations once more from our members and staff thank you for being part of our promotional
Note: Anybody under the age of 18 is automatically disqualified.
Mrs,Beverly K. Ryan
Euro Star Lotto Coordinator.
NOTE:PLEASE DO NOT REPLY TO THIS OFFICE, MAKE SURE YOU CONTACT YOUR CLAIMS
AGENT ABOVE.ALSO MAKE SURE YOU SEND DOWN YOUR PHONE AND FAX NUMBERS TO
YOUR CLAIMS AGENT FOR EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION.