Have you received an email from "Mrs. Kirt Loberg" at "Zürich Lotterien" telling you that "your
email address won in the second category" or something similar, and to
contact "Information and Payment Bureau, London Representative Office
" to collect your winnings? It is a
scam. No legitimate, legal lottery notifies winners via email (see footnote) The scammers may
change the names and details, but it is still a scam! These scammers have some
cheek to claim they are in Britain..
see their reply to
a victim when she tells them she won't pay to receive the winnings.
And also see this variation of
the same scam.
Below is another example of a fake lottery; this email claims to
be from the "Zürich Lotterien".
Management and Central Services:
Weg 205 B - 02241, zum Erfolgreichen, Switzerland.
We are pleased to inform you of the result of the just concluded annual final
draws of Zürich Lotterien Program.
Zürich Lotterien draws was conducted from an exclusive list of 20,000,000
e-mail addresses of individual and corporate bodies picked by an automated
random computer ballot search from the internet as part of our international
promotions program which we conduct every year.
No tickets were sold.
This program is organized by the international lotto and games subcommittee,
endorsed by the European lottery guild in conjunction with
NGO organizations in
After this automated computer ballot, your e-mail address attached to serial
number 02-87-87 drew the lucky numbers 4-11-41-26-02-62, which consequently
emerged as one of first ten (10) lucky winners in the United Kingdom category.
You have therefore been approved for a lump sum pay off of ?1,000,000.00 (One
Million EURO) in cash credited to file ZL/07/4007. This is from total cash prize
of ?50 Million Euro shared amongst the first fifty- (50) lucky winners all
around the world. Your funds are now deposited in an offshore bank with a
Please note that your lucky winning number falls within our European booklet
representative office in London. In view of this, our affiliate bank in the
Europe would release your ?1,000,000.00 (One Million Euro) to you in the United
To claim your prize funds, you are required to come directly to our UK office
for directly claim. If you have problems with coming to our office you can make
a wire transfer of your funds to your private bank account. You can also employ
the use of a courier service company to deliver your winning cheque to your home
or office address.
For a telegraphic transfer of your funds to your private bank account, you
are required to send your name and address in full, phone number, bank name,
bank address, next of kin, account number, Swift/Routing/Sort Code, so as to
facilitate the release of your funds to your stated bank account.
For a courier service delivery ,you are required to send your name, phone
number, information of next of kin, mailing address(home or office address), so
as to facilitate the release of your Funds to your desired address.
You are required to send the necessary information as regards your chosen
option to our help line below:
Information and Payment Bureau:
London Representative Office
Help Service Contact
Tel: +44 701-115-0676
You will be assisted in the processing and remittance of your prize funds as
regards your chosen option.
Note that all prize funds must be claimed not later than 10 days. After this
date all funds will be returned to the LOTTERY TREASURY as unclaimed. please
endeavor to quote your Reference Number:ZL/07/4007 and Lucky
numbers:4-11-41-26-02-62 in every correspondence with your help service.
Congratulations once again from all members of our staff and thanks for being
part of our promotions program.
Mrs. Kirt Loberg.
* Re: emails of winnings. We know of only ONE exception in the world to this rule
- and if you bought a ticket from them, you would know it, and would not be