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Here is a typical scam lottery winning notification. The infamous "Tony Smit", star of many scam emails, makes a return in this oldy but goody scam!
Vasteland 80 - 3037 BM
We gladly notify you of your winning in our exclusive Lottery held on December 2006. You are formally approved to receive 500 Thousand Euros as prize. Winners were picked by computerized system, drawn from 300 thousand company and individual e-mail addresses worldwide.
You are warned to keep your winning information safely until your claim is processed and your prize paid to you. This is to curb double claiming and undue abuses of this promotional program by unscrupulous individuals.
You have two options to claim your prize;
1. To come and claim in person. Or
2. To use service of the below approved attorney if you cannot travel due to personal reasons.
Please, to avoid delays and complications, remember to quote your Reference and Batch numbers to the attorney. And also be informed that all winnings must be claimed within THREE weeks from the date of this Notice. All unclaimed prizes would be null and void.
Congratulations once more from our staff members and thank you for being part of our promotional lottery program.
Note: Under 18yrs is automatically disqualified.
Mr. Robert Jansen