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The following is one of hundreds of emails I have received over the past two years informing me of millions of dollars awaiting my reply:

From: UK NATIONAL LOTTERY
Date: 1/22/2007
Subject: Ref: WINNING NOTIFICATION

GOVERNMENT ACCREDITED LICENSED!!
BRITISH WEB LOTTERY
IS REGISTERED UNDER THE DATA PROTECTION ACT OF; (Registration  Z720633X)

The Marina Offices,
St Peters Yacht Basin,
Newcastle  upon Tyne, NE6 1HX England
(Customer Services)
Ref: WINNING  NOTIFICATION

We happily announce to you the draw of the UK NATIONAL  LOTTERY, online
Sweepstakes International program held on 15th November 2006. It is yet to
be unclaimed and you are getting the final NOTIFICATION  as regards this.
Your e-mail address attached to the lucky numbers: 2, 3, 17, 22, 40, 42,
And (Bonus ball(18), which subsequently won you the  lottery in the 2nd
category i.e JACKPOT. You have therefore been approved  to claim a total
sum of £2,543,170(Two Million Five Hundred And Forty Three  Thousand One
Hundred And seventy Pounds Sterlings) in cash credited to file  number
KTU/902311832012/06 and DrawNumber: 1137.

This is from a total cash prize shared amongst the(7)lucky winners in this
category i.e JACKPOT bonus. All participants for the online version were
selected  randomly from World Wide Web sites through computer draw system
and  extracted from over 100,000 unions, associations, and corporate
bodies that are listed online. This is part of the Country's Programme to
fund for the  Olympic Games in 2012 The £1.5bn Olympic lottery puzzle
(http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/4719851.stm)

The Olympic  fund-raising games will include a TV draw The National
Lottery may have seemed a relatively simple way of helping pay for the
Olympics. The Lottery must raise £1.5bn over the next seven years to pay
its share of the public  money going into the Olympics. A further £650m
will be raised from council tax in London and another £250m from the
London Development Agency, while similar sums will be raised from ticket
sales, marketing, sponsorship and  the sale of television rights.

Please note that your lucky winning  number falls within our European
booklet representative office in Europe as indicated in your play coupon.
In view of this, your £2,543,170 Pounds Sterling will be released to you
our payment office in UK. Our European  agent will immediately commence
the process to facilitate the release of your funds as soon as you contact
him. For security reasons, you are advised to keep your winning
information confidential till your claim is processed and your money
remitted to you in whatever manner you deem fit to claim your prize. This
is part of our precautionary measure to avoid double claiming and
unwarranted abuse of this program. Please be warned. To file for your
claim, please contact our Administration  Assistant:

NAME: GRAHAM BETTS
Official Email: claims@adminassist.vossnet.co.uk

Endeavour to email him your full  names, File and draw numbers, email
address, telephone and fax numbers immediately. You can go to our online
result site to confirm the value of your winnings and also get a  prize
breakdown:-
http://www.national-lottery.co.uk/player/information.do?info=unclaimedprizes

Congratulations  from me and members of staff of THE NATIONAL LOTTERY®.

Yours  faithfully,
Jordan Bradwell
Online Coordinator
For UK NATIONAL  LOTTERY
Sweepstakes International Program © Copyright 2006  ®.
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® Do not reply  this E-mail, contact our Administration Assistant with the
above  email®.