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Fake West African National Lottery Email

Initially most of the scams were coming from South Africa, now they're shifting towards West Africa! What gives?! Location does not matter! A scam is a scam...

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The West African National Lottery
12 Bridge Street,
Staines Middlesex TW18 4TP
Customer Service/Claims Department
Ref: WA/9420X2/68
Batch: 074/05/ZY369

Dear Winner,

You are the winner of the West Africa National Lottery end of year Online Promo
Programme that was held on Friday, 20th of Febuary, 2009 in Leeds.All participants
of this online promotion programme were selected randomly from numerous World
Wide Web sites through computer draw system and extracted from over 500,000
unions,associations and corporate bodies listed online.

This promotion takes place Quarterly.Your e-mail address attached to
ticket number: 56475600545 188 with Serial number 5368/02 drew the lucky
numbers:01 03 06 22 23 39 21[bonus ball] Which subsequently won you one of
the lucky dip prizes.

You have therefore been approved to claim a total sum of $3,000.000.00 (Three Million United State Dollars).

Here is your REFERENCE NUMBER: Ref: WA/9420X2/68. You are to contact our claims
officer via email below:

Mr Ray Anderson
Tel: +234-80-22798323
Email: ray_anderson01@msn.com

with the following information:

FULL NAME
FULL ADDRESS
NATIONALITY
OCCUPATION
RELIGION
SEX
AGE
MARITAL STATUS
AMOUNT WON
BATCH NUMBER
EMAIL ADDRESS
PHONE NUMBERS[LAND/MOBILE]

SIR RICHARD K. LLOYDS
Online Coordinator for the West Africa National Lottery.
Note that all replies must be directed to
Mr Ray Anderson: ray_anderson01@msn.com

_______________
FULL HEADER
From WEST AFRICA STATE LOTTERY Tue Feb 24 15:26:07 2009
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Received: from 213.123.20.131 (EHLO c2bthomr13.btconnect.com) (213.123.20.131)
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Received: from User (207-255-35-214-dhcp.aoo.pa.atlanticbb.net [207.255.35.214])
by c2bthomr13.btconnect.com
with ESMTP id CKV92517 (AUTH larryadams012@btconnect.com);
Tue, 24 Feb 2009 23:24:23 GMT
Message-Id: <200902242324.ckv92517@c2bthomr13.btconnect.com>
Reply-To:
From: "WEST AFRICA STATE LOTTERY"
Subject: DEAR EMAIL OWNER!!!
Date: Wed, 25 Feb 2009 00:26:07 +0100
MIME-Version: 1.0
Content-Type: text/plain;
charset="Windows-1251"
Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit
refid=str=0001.0A0B0206.49A4822A.0119,ss=3,pt=DBB_65835,fgs=0,
ip=207.255.35.214,
so=2007-10-30 19:00:17,
dmn=5.7.1/2008-09-02
Content-Length: 1422
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2 comments:

  1. Alison Perez said,

    sa hirap ng buhay ngayon, tiyak na maraming instances ng magkakaroon ng scam. no need to look outside phils, dito pa lang madami na. ingat na lang po sa lahat.

    on March 4, 2009 at 8:44 PM  


  2. Alison Perez said,

    pinoymoneytalk.com also maintains a forum of real-life scammers in the business area.

    on March 4, 2009 at 8:46 PM