REAL EXCHANGE LOTTO PROMO SCAM
The REAL EXCHANGE LOTTO PROMO
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 "REAL EXCHANGE LOTTO PROMO" and no prize money.
Example of REAL EXCHANGE LOTTO PROMO Scam Email:
FROM: THE DESK OF THE LOTTO CHANCELLOR,
INTERNATIONAL PROMOTIONS/PRIZE AWARD DEPARTMENT.
ATTENTION: RE/ AWARD NOTIFICATION; FINAL NOTICE
We are pleased to inform you today 4th April 2005 that you have been selected as a winner in the REAL
EXCHANGE LOTTO PROMO ,THE GLOBAL MEGA LOTTERY INT.,PROGRAMS held in Amsterdam
The Netherlands on the 20th of February 2005.Winners where selected through a computer ballot
system from generated individual and company emails from search engine. Your company/Your email, is
attached to ticket number 023-5876-790-279, with serial number 3673-10 drew the lucky numbers
43-14-42-37-69-25, and consequently won the lottery in the first category.You have therefore been
approved for a lump sum pay out of US$800 000:00 in cash credited to file REF: KIY
/47560460037/02. This is from total prize money of US$20,000,000.00 shared among the 25
international winners in this category. All participants were selected through a computer ballot system
drawn from 300,000 names from Australia, New Zealand, America, Europe, North America, Asia, and
Africa as part of International Promotions Program, which is conducted annually.
Your fund is now deposited with a Finance House insured in your name. Due to
the mix up of some numbers and names, we ask that you keep this award strictly from public notice until
your claim has been processed and your money remitted to your account. This is part of our security
protocol to avoid double claiming or unscrupulous acts by participants of this program. We hope with a
part of you prize, you will participate in our end of year high stakes US$5.7 Million Netherlands
To begin your claim, please contact our international claim agent:
Mr. LARZ DEMAN.
TEL: + 31 616 106 314
INTERNATIONAL CO ORDINATOR.
For due processing and remittance of your prize money to a designated account of your choice.
Remember, all prize money must be claimed not later than May 25th, 2005. After this date, all funds will
be returned as unclaimed. NOTE: In order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications, please
remember to quote your reference and batch numbers in every one of your correspondences with the
agent. Furthermore, should there be any change of your address, do inform your claim's agent as soon as
Congratulations again from all our staff.
Mrs. Brigit Willem.
THE PROMOTIONS MANAGER, GLOBAL MEGA LOTTERY INTERNATIONAL
N.B. Any breach of confidentiality on the part of the winners will result to disqualification.
Participants below the age of 18 are automatically disqualified.