Below is another example of a fake lottery; this one claiming to
be from the "Boxlotto Promotional Lottery Program" which they say is sponsored
by "European Lotteries" and held in The United Kingdom. None of these exist, of
Subj: Winning Numbers: 08 15 30 31 34 43 40
Date: 1/18/07 3:59:28 AM Pacific Standard Time
Draw No.: 2245Category: 2B
Winning Numbers: 08 15 30 31 34 43 40
Batch Number: ATP/44863214257/3445328/563
Date: 18th january, 2007
We happily announce to you the draws of the boxlotto Promotional Lottery
Program sponsored by European Lotteries and held in The United Kingdom on the
4th December, 2006 in which you and fourteen (14) provisional winners were
selected as winners under draw No. 2245.
Due to mix up in some numbers and
names the results of the draw were withheld and released today. For the
purpose of security you are therefore
strongly advised to keep this award notification secret from public
notice until your claim has been processed and your prize money paid as this is
part of our security protocol to avoid duplicity of claims or misuse of this
programme by miscreants and hackers. Thus, your prize award winning is
confidential as our winners are at liberty to remain completely anonymous until
payment is effected to the benefit of the beneficiary.
Our staffs are sworn to secrecy,
so you will be the only one to know what you have won.
Your e-mail address attached to ticket number: 08-04-33-38-BL-AU drew
thelucky numbers: 08 15 30 31 34 43 40, which subsequently won you the lottery
in Category2B. All participants were selected randomly through computer ballot
draw system and from 150,000 individuals as part of our international promotions
program conducted annually to encourage prospective overseas entries.
You have therefore been granted provisional approval to claim a total sum of
$385,000.00 (Three Hundred and Eighty Five Thousand Dollars only)as your winning
This is from a total prize pool of 3,998, 742.67 Dollars.
You have the options of being paid by certified bank draft or Personal
appearance for the collection of your prize. NO PRIZES WILL BE REISSUED AFTER
THE 2ND OF FEBRUARY, 2007.
For lucky winners, it is our standard practices to allocate accredited claims
agents for the processing of claim application and payment of prize winnings to
the benefit of beneficiaries after all modalities have been completed
To begin your claims therefore, you are advised on final notice and as a
matter of urgency, to contact our licensed and accredited claims agent for
Overseas Lucky Winners for the processing of your prize awards winning and
payment after all statutory obligations have been concluded satisfactorily.
Contact the under-listed institution by phone, fax or email for your
application to be submitted and processed for payment
MR. FRANCOIS SAYAQ,
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM.
In line with this, your $385,000.00 Dollars will be paid to you upon
confirmation and clarification by our claims agent who will immediately commence
the process to facilitate the release of your winnings as soon as you contact
him. Do please quote your Draw, Reference and Winning numbers in any
correspondence with our designated agent. Also include your telephone number(s)
when contacting the agent.
Congratulations once more from all members and staff of this program, and
thank you for being part of our promotional lottery programme.
Should there be any changes in address do inform our agent as soon as
possible. Do not send your response to
this e-mail account. Anybody under the age of 18 is automatically
One of their return email addresses is a free Excite.com account. The
other return email address is at uymail.com. Here is the
www.uymail.com home page. That really
looks like the website that a legitimate lottery would use, doesn't it?