Wow, we wished this is real:
“It is a promotional program aimed at encouraging internet users, hence you do not need to buy ticket to enter for the game.” Can someone please convince one of those real Billionaires
listed at Forbes to sponsor this for real? We are running out of
There is no need to verify this mail with sweepstakes.co.uk. Just by looking at the email addresses and content, anyone with experience will be able to tell it is a scam.
From: Conventry Promotions [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Sunday, August 12, 2007
Subject: OFFICIAL PRIZE AWARD
UK COVENTRY PROMOTIONS.
157-197 Buckingham Palace Road,
Victoria, London SW1W 9SP
Serial Number: 652-662
Batch number: AT-040SB06-07.
TO WINNERS IN OUR PROGRAM
We wish to congratulate you over your success in our computer balloting sweepstake held on Saturday 29th July 2007.
This is a millennium scientific computer game in which email addresses were used. It is a promotional program aimed at
encouraging internet users, hence you do not need to buy ticket to enter for the game.
However, your email address was attached to ticket number 021-33600041;with serial number 652-662 and drew the lucky numbers
83-14-11-21-69-92-57 which eventually won you the lottery in the first category of the draws. You have therefore won a lottery jackpot prize awards of £800,000.00 (EIGHT HUNDRED THOUSAND GREAT BRITISH POUNDS STERLINGS). This is from a total prize money of US$30,000,000.00 distributed to winners from 1st to 3rd categories.
Note that this program was largely promoted and sponsored by a group of philanthropist, industrialists from the internet ware
industry and some other multinational companies who wish to be anonymous,as part of their social responsibility to the
citizens in the communities where they have operational base.
To file for your claim, fill out the information required in the verification form and establish contact via e-mail with the
particulars presented below citing the batch and reference numbers to this letter. Contact can be made between the hours of
8.00am – 7.30pm on Monday through Saturday to our overseas claims unit with the information below:
OVERSEAS CLAIMS UNIT
Contact Person: Mr George Owen
Forward the following details to help facilitate the processing of your claims:
1. Full Names.
3. Phone Number.
8. Country of Residence.
9. Amount Won.
Our winners are assured of the utmost standards of confidentiality and press anonymity until the end of proceedings and beyond where they so desire. Be further advised to maintain the strictest level of confidentiality until the end of proceedings to circumvent problems associated with fraudulent cliams.
At your disposal, we remain.
Very Truly Yours,
MICHELLE GREENE (Mrs.)
International Promotions Unit,
UK COVENTRY Promotions