Readers, beware of the following types of email:
FROM:THE LOTTERY CO-ORDINATOR,
GOVERNMENT ACCREDITED LICENSED LOTTERY PROMOTERS.
INTERNATIONAL PROMOTIONS/PRIZE AWARD DEPARTMENT
CONCORD INTERNATIONAL LOTTO.
NEW YEAR BONANZA ! BONANZA !! BONANZA !!!
Hurray! You have been selected as one of the five
lucky winners in the second
edition of the CONCORD LOTTO promotional draw. You
have therefore been approved
for a huge payout of 860.000 USD (Eight hundred and
sixty thousand USD)
How was the selction process done?
Winners were randomly selected from an initial
database of 100.000 emails
which was eventually downsized to 5.000 from which we
the final and lucky five. The process was done through
email balloting system selecting emails from The
The process of collecting your winnings is to be
handled by our Prize
Transfer Agents.To ensure a smooth collection of your
grand prize, You are
to contact our agents by email or fax within a week of
receiving this notice.Please
find full contact details below:
CLAIM AGENT/VERIFYING HOUSE
CONCORD INTER.LOTTO NETHERLANDS
HOT LINE TEL:+31-619-042-532
When you contact your claims agent please provide him
with your full
name,country of residence and address along with the
Ref No: UNL/31251311-47
Grand Draw No: 12099
Secret pin code: 7769847
Furthermore you are seriously advised to keep all
information and numbers from the public in line with
our company security
protocol to avoid double claiming and unwarranted
abuse of this program
by unscrupulous individuals.Please do reply to this
mail,and contact your
claim agent asinstructed above.
On behalf of all our staff in CONCORD INTER.LOTTO
Mr. Ruth Bums
The Marketting Manager,
Note: Always reply to this e-mail add....
The biggest clue that this was a scam? I never sent emails to anyone from the address it was sent to. People who scam will use your email address from sites you post information to - such as comments you make in a blog. It's not a good sign when your Marketting Manager can't spell. Or has the last name of "Bums".
For more on lottery scams on the Internet, visit the following sites:
Dutch Lottery Scams