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Twingate Email Lotto International Programme - Email Lottery Scam Example

The Twingate Email Lotto International 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 "Twingate Email Lotto International" and no prize money.



Example:(Received from scammers, June 2004)
FTWINGATE EMAIL LOTTO INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMME
REF: CGF/2318786648/04
BATCH: 14/011/IPD
WINNING NOTIFICATION/FINAL NOTICE
We are pleased to inform you of the result of the Twingate Lotto International programs held on the 28th of May 2004. Your e-mail address attached to ticket number 50941465206-529 with serial number 5772-54 drew lucky numbers 3-4-17-28-35-44 which consequently won in the 1st category, you have therefore been approved for a lump sum pay out of US$2,000,000.(Two Million Dollars)CONGRATULATIONS!!! Due to mix up of some numbers and names, we ask that you keep your winning information confidential untill your claims has been processed and your money remitted into your account. 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 100,000 company and 50,000,000 individual email addresses and names from all over the world. This promotional program take`s place every three years. We hope with part of your winning you will take part in our end of year 50 million Dollars international lottery.
To file for your claim,please contact our fiduciary agent
Mrs.Kate Mous,
Email:twingateclaim04@netscape.net
Daalwerk 100
1102LKl Amsterdam The Netherlands
Remember, all winning must be claimed not later than 27th of June 2004. 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. Furthermore,should there be any change of address do inform our agent as soon as possible. Congratulations once more! from our members of staff and thank you for being part of our promotional program. Note: Anybody under the age of 18 is automatically disqualified.

Sincerely yours,
MR. MIKE HANNER.
(Lotto Co-ordinator)


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