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Your email has luckily won the sum of US$420,000 South African National Lottery. (Too bad it's a SCAM!!)

This scam email arrived in our G-mail inbox! We usually receive plenty in our Yahoo or Hotmail accounts. It is rare that we get them from G-mail. Is Google selling out to these kind of people now? Hmmm.


from: Lotto Office
reply-to: drnelsenrobert@hotmail.com
date: Fri, Jul 17, 2009 at 2:06 PM
subject: Your email has luckily won the sum of US$420,000.
mailed-by msn.com


Be Notified that Your Email Has Luckily Won The Sum of US$420,000.00. There was a computer ballot that was organized by the NATIONAL LOTTERY South Africa.It was not an individual lotto playing, but the computer itself picked out from all over the world, 1,000,000 email addresses and it was selected and picked from the Internet, those email addresses of Participants that was selected and picked from the internet were again selected through a computer ballot system drawn from among the 1,000,000 email addresses of individuals and companies from all part of the world, this is called the computer ballot. And Eight (8) email addresses was finally picked out from among the total 1,000,000 email addresses, and out of those 8 email addresses, your email address is among the winners on theballot. You have to note that this program is being sponsored by the FIFA SUPPORT AFRICAN TEAM, to creat awareness for the coming 2010 FIFA world Cup, which is to be host by South Africa.

For your claim Call Nelsen Robert Processing Director National Lottery S.A. TELL: +27-83-926-7993.Email: drnelsenrobert@hotmail.com, PLEASE QUOTE YOUR WINNING REFRENCES such as your WINNING NUMBERS:2-9-22-23-24-30 bonus 5. REFERENCE NUMBER: 474061725/07,BATCH NUMBER: 7056490902/188. Also furnish him your: Name..,Address..,Tel..,Winning Email..,Country..to locate your file for your immediate payment.

Once again Congratulations to you all!!