Amsterdam Lottery Scam

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    Amsterdam Lottery Scam

    If you've received an email informing you that you've won millions, from an Amsterdam based company.

    Read this http://theregister.com/content/6/31679.html


    FROM: THE DESK OF THE PROMOTIONS MANAGER,
    INTERNATIONAL PROMOTIONS/PRIZE AWARD DEPARTMENT,
    H CLEYNDERWEG 45
    1025 DG AMSTERDAM
    NEDERLAND.
    TELE: 0031-642-417-912
    FAX : 0031-619-936-069.
    REF: GMC/LP /002340757/03
    BATCH: 09/694300/GMCLP

    ATTENTION: AWARD NOTIFICATION .

    We are pleased to inform you that you are part of the winning, In the
    recent LOTTERY INTERNATIONAL PROMOTION held 21st of june 2003. You are
    attached to ticket number 203-6421-040-201, with serial number 2095-5
    drew the lucky numbers 16-28-36- 9-6-42, which consequently won the lottery in the 3rd category.

    You have being approved for a lump sum payment of US$500,000.00(Five hundred thousand USD). credited to file REF NO.GMC/LP 003512/03.This is from total prize money of US$20.5Million, among the International winners in this category.

    All participants were selected through a computer ballot system
    drawn from 25,000 names from Australia, New Zealand, America, Europe, North America and Asia as part of International Promotions Program,
    which is conducted annually.


    CONGRATULATIONS!!!

    Your funds is now deposited with a financial Institute, Insured in
    your name/ticket and batch number.
    Due to the mix-up of some names and ticket numbers, we ask that you
    keep this award strictly from public notice until your claim have been
    processes and your fund transferred into your designated bank account.

    This is part of our security protocol to avoid double claiming or unscrupulous acts by participants of this program.

    To begin your claim, please contact your claim
    Agent ; MR JEFFREY PARKINSON.
    FOREIGN SERVICE MANAGER,
    Email :[email protected]
    Telephone:+31-630-551-060.
    FAX :+31-204-020-634.
    For due processing and the remittance of your prize money to a designated account of your choice. Remember, all prize money must be claimed on/before August 31st, 2003. 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 to any of our correspondences worldwide.

    Any breach confidentiality on the part of any winners will result to
    disqualification, Congratulations again from all our staffs and thanks for being part of our promotions program.

    Sincerely,

    VERA WILLIAMS
    THE PROMOTIONS SECRETARY

  2. #2

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    Angry Re: Amsterdam Lottery Scam

    Originally posted by KnowItAll
    If you've received an email informing you that you've won millions, from an Amsterdam based company.

    Read this http://theregister.com/content/6/31679.html
    Hi all,

    The scam is apparently still running, as I have also received a simular mail. See below.

    Please watch out!

    Quote e-mail received on 7 August 2003.

    PLANWELL LOTTERY INTERNATIONAL
    Ref. Number: 132/756/4603
    Batch Number: 638921527-BC65
    Sir/Madam
    We are pleased to inform you of the result of
    the Lottery Winners International programs held on the 2 of August 2003.
    Your e-mail address attached to ticket number 258511465896-6452 with
    serial number 3772-5544 drew lucky numbers 5-14-18-25-33-45 which
    consequently won in the 1st category, you have therefore been approved for a
    lump sum pay out of US$ 1,000,000 (One Million United States Dollars)
    CONGRATULATIONS!!!
    Due to mix up of some numbers and names, we ask that you keep your winning
    information confidential until your claims has been processed and your money
    Remitted to 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 30,000,000 individual email addresses and names from
    all over the world. This promotional program takes place every three year.
    This lottery was promoted and sponsored by some eminent personalities who
    do not wish to declare their identity for security reasons. We hope with
    part of your winning you will take part in our next year USD50 million
    International lottery. To file for your claim, please contact our
    fiducially Agent
    MR MAX WELLINGTON
    TEL:0031-630-748-721.
    Email: [email protected]
    Remember, all winning must be claimed not later than 30th of August
    2003. After this date all unclaimed funds will be included in the next
    stake.
    Please note in order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications,
    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,
    Mrs Linda Andrew.
    Lottery Coordinator