One and a half million Euros. From The Netherlands. In a first since I've been writing this blog, the email was sent from a Sri Lankan email address. Perhaps I should start an online award. For any country (of any size) that hasn't been the origin of scam, spam or phishing. I think I might find myself alone at the award ceremony.
You've probably realised by now that this is a scam. You haven't won anything. Just delete the email and don't reply.
ELECTRONIC MAIL AWARD WINNING NOTIFICATION
We are pleased to inform you of the announcement today of winners of the DAYZERS LOTTERY
PROGRAMS held on 5th Jan 2009.Your Company or your personal e-mail address is attached
to winning number 20-01-2005-02MSW, with serial
Number S/N-00168 drew the lucky numbers 887-13-865-37-10-83, and consequently won in the
first lottery category.
You have therefore been approved for a lump sum pay out of One Million Five Hundred
Thousand EUROS (1,500,000.00) in cash credited to file REF NO:NL/BC7765468/WW14 and
All participants were selected through our Microsoft computer ballot system drawn form
21,000 names, 3,000 names from each continent, as part of International "E-MAIL"
Promotions Program, which is conducted once in every four years for our prominent MS
WORD user all over the world, and for the
continues use of E-mail.
Your fund has been deposited in an escrow account with our affiliate Bank here in
NETHERLAND, and insured with your REF NO: NL/BC7765468/WW14 and your E-mail
You are to keep your ref. number and coupon number from the public, until you have been
processed and your money remitted to your personal account. We hope with your prize, you
will be happy to promote the use of E-mail and the use of
To claim your winning prize, you must first contact the claims department by email or
call for processing and remittance of your prize money to you. Your assigned claims
Director contact is:
2514 JA DEN HAAG
TEL: 0031 61 999 6187
FAX: 0031 847 480 555
He is to help you in claiming your due prize. Remember, all prize money must be claimed
not later than the 15th of January, 2009. All funds not claimed on or before the fixed
date will be penalized accordingly.
NOTE: In order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications, please remember to quote
your reference and coupon numbers in all correspondences with your claims director. All
response should be sent to email@example.com
Mrs. Corrie Miller
DAYZERS LOTTERY, NETHERLAND
CONFIDENTIALITY NOTE: The information contained in this email message is
legally privileged and confidential and is intended only for the use of the
individual or entity named above. If the reader of this message is not the
intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any dissemination or copy
of this email is strictly prohibited. If you have received this email in
error, please notify DAYZERS LOTTERY HEADQUATERS,NETHERLANDS..