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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: Matthew Kelly
Date: 9/7/2007
Subject: Contact Your Claims Agent.

Ref: EHI/171983/09/MON
Batch: 31/2891/08

Attn: Winner

We wish to announce to you the draw of the Scottish American Online
Lottery Bonanza held on the 31st of August 2007 (31/08/2007) in London.
Your e-mail address attached to the following numbers listed below:

Ticket number: 06-18-22-23-37-05-06
Serial Number: 01-03-16-42-48-02-03
Drew the Lucky Numbers: 02-03-13-38-42-07-08

the above listed numbers subsequently make's you one of the bonafide
winner of the lottery promo in the 2nd category. You have therefore
been approved to claim a total sum of 2,500,000.00 GBP (Two Million,
Five Hundred Thousand, British Pounds Sterling's) in cash credited to
file Ref: EHI/171983/09/MON.

This is from a total cash prize of 55,000.000.00 GBP (Fifty Five
Million British Pounds) shared amongst the first Twenty (20) lucky
winners in this category "A/B".

Please note that your lucky winning number falls within our British and
International booklet representative office in Europe as indicated in
our play coupon. In view of this, your 2,500,000.00 GBP (Two Million,
Five Hundred Thousand, British Pound Sterling's) would be released to
you in Certified Cheque issued by affiliate/paying Bank. Our agent will
immediately commence the process to facilitate the release of your
funds to you as soon as with him.

All participants were selected randomly from 'World Wide Web' site e.g.
WWW.YAHOO.COM, WWW.EARTHLINK.NET, e.t.c through our computer
draw/balloting system and extracted from over 100,000 companies.

For security reasons, you are advised to keep your winning information
confidential in other to avoid been misused by unauthorized individual
till your claims is processed and your money remitted to you. This is a
part of our precautionary measure to avoid double claiming and
unwarranted abuse of this program by some unscrupulous elements.

Please be warned, to file for your claim, please contact your claims
agent/personnel with the below details for processing of your claims
and endeavor to list out your winning numbers when filing your claim.


Name: Sir. MacDonald Philips.
Direct Tel. #: +44 702 405 6062
Fax #: +44 700 598 3409
Foreign Services Manager,


Note that all claims process and clearance procedures must be duly
completed early to avoid impersonation arising to the issue of double

To avoid unnecessary delays and complications, please quote your
reference/batch numbers in any correspondences with us or our
designated agent.

You are advised to acknowledge the receipt of your notification by
return phone call.

Congratulations once more from all members and staffs of this program.

Yours Faithfully,

Mrs. Dorothy Fraser
Scottish American Online Lottery Coordinator.