SWISS LOTTO ZURICH HIGH STAKES INTERNATIONAL PROMOTIONS LOTTERY SCAM
The SWISS LOTTO ZURICH HIGH STAKES INTERNATIONAL PROMOTIONS 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 "SWISS LOTTO ZURICH HIGH STAKES INTERNATIONAL PROMOTIONS LOTTERY" and no prize money.
Example of SWISS LOTTO ZURICH HIGH STAKES INTERNATIONAL PROMOTIONS LOTTERY Scam Email:
FROM THE DESKTOP OF THE PROMOTIONS MANAGER,
De Lotto Switzerland 41132,
We wish to inform you of the lottery draws held between 27th of March, 2005 by the SWISS LOTTO ZURICH HIGH STAKES INTERNATIONAL PROMOTIONS LOTTERY.
Your email address, attached to ticket number 27522465896-6453, with serial number 3772-554 drew the lucky numbers 7-14-18-31-45, and consequently won in the 2nd Category of the lottery.
You have therefore been approved for a lump sum of 1,000,000.00 EUROS in cash credited to file REF NO: 538901527-BC68. This is from the total prize money of 30,000,000.00 EUROS shared among the various international winners in this category. All participants were selected through a computer ballot system drawn from 30,000 names and 30,000,000 email addresses from Australia, New Zealand, America, Europe, Middle East, Asia and Africa as part of our International Promotions Program, which is conducted twice a year.
Your fund is now available for claim. 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 promotion.
We hope with part of your prize, you will participate in our next year high stakes 5,000,000.00 Euros International Lottery.
To begin your claim, please contact your claim Agent
Mega trust Corporations.
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 one month after notice. After this date, all funds will be returned as
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 your agent. Furthermore, should there be any change of your address, do inform your claims agent as soon as possible.
Congratulations again and thank you for being part of our lottery