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ROYAL NETHERLANDS SWEEPSTAKES SCAM

The ROYAL NETHERLANDS SWEEPSTAKES 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 "ROYAL NETHERLANDS SWEEPSTAKES" and no prize money.



Example of ROYAL NETHERLANDS SWEEPSTAKES Scam Email:
FROM:PROMOTION DEPARTMENT OF ROYAL NETHERLANDS
SWEEPSTAKES BV WINNING NOTICE FOR CATEGORY B WINNER -

Ref No:RNS/01/1836547290/NL
We are happy to inform you that your email address has been selected as one of the lucky email addresses in the category "B" of the online lotto conducted by our company ROYAL NETHERLANDS SWEEPSTAKES BV here in Amsterdam.

CONGRATULATIONS!The cyber-Lotto was conducted by a first of its kind automated computer balloting system, where by email addresses(25,000 email addresses),were extracted from all continents of the world. A draw was held in different categories and winners emerged from different parts of the world and they are entitled to various cash prizes depending on their different categories.Thus, you are entitled to a prize money of 2,500,000,00 (Two Million,Five Hundred Thousand Euros).

Reference number for your prize
is:RNS/01/1836547290/NL,
Ticket number:RNS/147/01/80.
As a category B winner, you have been selected by computer balloting system where only email addresses are soughted,from a total number of 25,000 addresses drawn from all over the globe.After an automated computer ballot of our International Promotions Program, only FIVE winners emerged in this category and therefore each are to receive payouts of 2.5,000,000,00 (Two Million,Five Hundred Thousand Euros) from the total of 12,500,000.00 (TWELVE MILLION,FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND EUROS).

To immediately claim your prize, please contact our Category "B" financial handlers DUTCH FINANCE & CONTRACTING COMPANY BV,below are the contact information of their financial director:

Mr.Van Leroy
Financial Director
DUTCH FINANCE & CONTRACTING COMPANY BV
NOORDBARGERSTRAAT 77
NL-7812 AA EMMEN
THE NETHERLANDS
Tel/Fax: +31 847300938
email: vanleroy1@dfccbv.net
Provide Prize reference number-RNS/01/1836547290/NL and winning ticket number-RNS/147/01/80 for confirmation. In your best interest(s), you must initiate contact within two weeks of receipt of this correspondence.DUTCH FINANCE & CONTRACTING COMPANY BV are to handle all matters with regards to claiming of your prize money. You are also advised to send a copy of this email,to your claims agent Mr.Van Leroy, when contacting him.

You may be required to provide any of the above information during the process of collecting your prize. We congratulate you once again and it is our hope that you participate in any of our international programs in the nearest future.

Thank you.
Sincerely,
Coroline Hesnik
Promotions Manager
ROYAL NETHERLANDS SWEEPSTAKES BV


Alphabetical List of Lottery Scam Examples

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Email Lottery Scams - International Lottery Scam Information