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YAHOO LOTTERY RESULTS 2009
YAHOO INTERNATIONAL LOTTERY
Yahoo International Lottery Organization
Bangkok Branch Office
Address: 3 Rajdamnern Avenue
Bangkok 10200 Thailand
Yahoo! Mail announces you as one of the 17 lucky winners in the ongoing 12 Years Yahoo lottery Award of the New Year Held on 1st of July 2009.
All 17 winning email addresses were randomly selected from a batch of 50,000,000 international emails each from Canada, Australia, United States, Asia, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Oceania as part of our international promotions program which is conducted annually, consequently, you have been approved for a total pay out of ONE MILLION UNITED STATE DOLLARS ( $1, 000. 000.00 USD)
This Lottery was promoted and sponsored by a conglomerate of some multinational companies as part of their social responsibility to the citizens in the communities where they have operational base.
Further more your details (e-mail address) falls within our Bangkok representative office in Bangkok Thailand, as indicated in your play coupon and your prize of ( $1, 000.000.00USD) will be released to you from this regional branch office in Bangkok Thailand.
Your fund is now deposited with our Bank/Security Company in Bangkok Thailand and insured in your name. Due to mix up of some numbers and names, we ask that you keep this award from public notice until your claim has been processed, and your winning Cheque have being sent to you or remitted to your account, as this is part of our security protocol, to avoid double claiming and unwarranted taking of advantage of this program by participants, as has happened in the past.
HOW TO CLAIM YOUR PRIZE
These are your confidential identification numbers.
Wed 07/29/09 Ticket Number 7805-12233077-09
Wed 07/29/09 Serial Number 6710 0-1
Wed 07/29/09 Lucky Number 177-030-111-09
Wed 07/29/09 Ref Number N.EGS/3662367005/-15
To begin your lottery claims, Please contact our Yahoo Lottery Co-ordinator as follows,
NAME: MR. KANE IVA.
You are to send the completed verification form below to the co-ordinator whose email address is given above so that you will be advised on what to do to get your prize money. Congratulations once more!!
1. Full name:
2. Home Address:
3. contact Teleph number:
4. Private Telephone:
Country of Origin:
Country of Residence/work:
Remember, all prize money must be claimed not later than 28th of August 2009. Any claim not made by this date will be returned to HER MAJESTYS DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY. And also be informed that 10% of your lottery winning belongs to (THE PROMOTIONS COMPANY). Because they are the company that bought your ticket and played the lottery in your name.
Note also that this 10% will be remitted after you have received your winnings prize, because the money is insured in your name already.
NOTE: In order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications, please remember to quote your reference and Lucky numbers in all correspondences with us, Furthermore, should there be any change of address, please do inform our Co-ordinator as soon as possible. Yahoo lottery is a free service that does not require you to be a Yahoo Registered user.
An original copy of your lucky winning Certificate will be sent to you by Administrative Remittance Operation Issuing Bank Bangkok Thailand that is in charge of your payment.
CONGRATULATIONS!!!! Once again from all members of our staff and thank you for being a part of our International Promotions program.
We wish you continued good fortunes.
Dr. Raymond Hisashi
Yahoo! Lotto Org.
Mrs. Tina Akira
Yahoo! Lotto Org