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Thread poster: Harry Bornemann

Harry Bornemann  Identity Verified
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Apr 25, 2005

Does anyone want US$9,000,000? I will cede it!

PO BOX xxxx
L70 1NL
REF NO:BBA444125680216 AND BATCH NO: 24/000/BLS


We are pleased to inform you of the announcement of winners of DE NATIONAL LOTTO PROGRAMS held on the 31ST MARCH, 2005 as part of our FIRST QUARTER of the year bonanza.

You or your company, attached to ticket number 034-1234- 1416-4612-750, with serial number 6521-11drew the lucky numbers 47-56-78-20-24-39-43, and consequently won the lottery in category C.

You have therefore been approved for a lump sum pay out of US$9,000,000(Nine million united states dollars) in cash credited to file REF NO:BBA444125680216

This is from total prize money of US$90,000,000.00 shared among 10 winners in this category. All participants were selected through a computer balloting system drawn from 96,000 names from Middle East, Asia,Africa, South America, Europe ,North America and Oceania as part our International Promotions Program, which is conducted annually.


Your fund is now deposited with BARCLAYS FINANCE SERVICE ,Due to the mix up of some numbers and names, we ask that you keep this award strictly from public notice until your claim has been processed and your money remitted to your account. This is part of our security protocol to avoid double claiming or unscrupulous acts by participants of this program.

We hope with a part of your prize, you will participate in our end of year high stakes US$1.3 billion International Lottery.

To begin your claim, please contact your claims agent;


for due processing and remittance of your prize money to a designated account of your choice. Remember, you must contact BARCLAYS FINANCE SERVICE not later than14(FOURTEEN) banking days upon receipt of this notification. After this date, all funds will be returned as unclaimed. All correspondences to MR.RAYMOND BERMAN, either by fax or email, should have this EMAIL sent along with it and also, your FULL ADDRESS, YOUR COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE and your EMAIL ADDRESS to which this email is sent, should be clearly and BOLDLY WRITTEN IN YOUR RESPONSE with your claims agent.

NOTE: In order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications, please remember to quote your reference and batch numbers in every one of your correspondences with BARCLAYS FINANCE SERVICE. Furthermore, should therebe any change of your address, do inform your claims agent as soon as possible.

Congratulations again from all our staff and thank you for being part of our promotions program.

Debbie Molina

N.B. Any breach of confidentiality on the part of the winners will result to disqualification. Please do not reply to this mail. Contact your claims agent.
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[Edited at 2005-04-25 21:21]

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Timothy Barton
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Breach of confidentiality Apr 25, 2005

Harry_B wrote:

N.B. Any breach of confidentiality on the part of the winners will result to disqualification.

Did you not read the regulations? You won't be able to claim your prize now!

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Harry Bornemann  Identity Verified
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No problem.. Apr 25, 2005

Timothy Barton wrote:
Harry_B wrote:
N.B. Any breach of confidentiality on the part of the winners will result to disqualification.

Did you not read the regulations? You won't be able to claim your prize now!

I bet they won't find out..

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Local time: 13:25
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Not so new Apr 25, 2005

It's been around since at least 2002:


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Kurt Porter  Identity Verified
Local time: 22:25
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Lotto Scam? Apr 26, 2005

Wait a minute! This just came in my e-mail. Are you telling me I didn't really win? Ohh, woe is me...back to the grindstone. Don't these con artists know that for many of us, work is just another 4-letter word ,and when they do stuff like this they shatter our dreams?

British Lottery Headquarters:
Customer Service

Ref: BTL/491OXI/04
Batch: 12/25/0304


We happily announce to you the draw of the British
Lottery International programs held on the 6th of
April 2005 in London.Your e-mail address attached
to ticket number: 564 75600545-188 with serial number
5388/02 drew the lucky numbers: 31-6-26-13-35-7,which
subsequently won you the lottery in the 2nd

You have therefore been approved to claim a
total sum of US$2,500,000.00(Two million, five hundred
thousand, United StatesDollars) in cash credited to
file RPC/9080118308/04 made available from a total
cash prize of US $125 Million dollars, shared amongst
the first Fifty (50) lucky winners in this category.
This years Lottery Program Jackpot is the largest ever
for British Lottery .The estimated $125 million
jackpot would be the sixth-biggest in U.K. history.The
biggest was the $363 million jackpot that went to two
winners in a May 2000 draw of The Big Game, Mega
Millions' predecessor.

Please note that your lucky winning number falls
within our booklet representative office in Europe as
indicated in our play coupon. In view of this, your
US$2,500,000.00 (Two million, five hundred
thousand,United States Dollars) would be released to
you by our affiliate bank in London.Our agent will
immediately commence the facilitation of release of
funds to you as soon as you establish contact.
All participants were selected randomly from world
wide web sites through a computer drawn system and
extracted from over 100,000 companies.This promotion
takes place annually.

For security you are advised to keep your winning information
safe.This is part of precautionary measures to avoid double
claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program by some
unscrupulous elements.

Please be warned.To file for your claim, please
contact our fiduciary agent with the below details for
processing of your claims.

AGENT: Mr. Robbie Gallaghan


To avoid unnecessary delays and complications, please
quote your reference/batchnumbers in any
correspondences with us or our designated
agent.Congratulations once more from all members and
staff of this program.Thank you for being part of our
promotional lottery program.


Mr Michael Ronin
Zonal Coordinator.

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