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Fake Canada Sweepstake Lottery Award

This fake email comes with photos to boot (all fake of course or lifted from other winning sources)!

Subject: Congratulations your email has won you a lottery call Mr. Frank Dube for claims
From email address: mrsgraceadams1@zipmail.com.br

- email content -


Ref: EAASL/941OYI/77
Batch: 03/06/MA-016


We happily announce to you the draw of the Canada Sweepstake Lottery International programs held on the Sat 16th February 2008 Your e-mail address attached to ticket number: 56475600545 199 with Serial number 5388/01 drew the Winning numbers: 1 3 11 23 25 37and bonus 4 which subsequently won you the lottery in the 2nd category.

This Program was held by the Canada Sweepstake Lottery in Promotion of 2010 World Cup to be host in Republic of South Africa, (SA 2010)
You have therefore been approved to claim a total sum of US$ 1,000,000.00 (One Million United States Dollars) in cash credited to file KPC/9080118308/05.This is from a total cash pri ze of US$ 10 Million Dollars, shared amongst the first Ten (10) lucky winners in this category.

In view of this, your US$ 1,000,000.00 (One Million United States Dollars) would be released to you by our Finance/security firm in South Africa.

Our South Africa agent will immediately commence the process to facilitate the release of your funds as soon as you contact him. All participants were selected randomly from World Wide Web site through computer draw system and extracted from over 100,000 companies, and individual. This promotion takes place annually.

Your fund is now insured to your name. 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.

To file for your claim, p ease contact our fiduciary agent and provide him with the information below:

Mr. Frank Dube
Found money Int.
Tel: +27-733-581-612
Email: mrfdube@hotmail.com
1.Full Name:
3.Marital Status:
8.Country Of Residence:
9.Telephone Number:
10.Fax Number:
11.Email Address:
14.Winning numbers
To avoid unnecessary delays and complications, please quote your reference/batch numbers in any correspondences with us or our designated agent.
Congratulations once more from all members and staffs of this program. Thank you for being part of our promotional lottery program.

Mrs. Grace Adams
Email :
mrsgraceadams _1@yahoo.com
Canada Zonal Coordinator
NOTE: To confirm that you have the winning number visit :http://www.canada.com/findit/lotteries/results.aspx?id=8,
ON Canada Sweepstake Lottery results.html confirm under Canada Sweepstake Lottery

Past winners around the world with full of excitment

You must be 16 or over to   play or claim a prize

Copyright © 1994-2008 The Canada National Lottery Inc. All rights reserved. Terms of Service - Guideline

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  1. Anonymous said,

    Hi my name is sharon and i just received this exact same email funny cause it has the same contact info email , phone contact and the same people the only difference is that the draw date was on march 2008. What people would do to rip people of their hard earned money.

    on April 9, 2008 at 8:04 PM  

  2. Anonymous said,

    yea it is a real shame...my parents got ripped off of 4000 of being very gulible bc of finacial trouple through a mail scam

    on May 26, 2008 at 5:00 PM  

  3. T. Ben Amor said,

    i just received the exact same mail. The draw was supposed to've tave taken place on April 25, 2009

    on April 29, 2009 at 6:21 AM