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#56546 - 09/24/05 08:03 AM I won the Lottery! 2,500,000
Joe Tedesco Offline
Registered: 10/07/00
Posts: 2749
Loc: Boston, Massachusetts USA
REF NUMBER: NHL/653/029/03/SA


We are pleased to inform you, THAT AS A RESULT OF OUR RECENT LOTTERY
DRAWS HELD on the 20th September 2005.

Your e-mail address attached to ticket number: 27511465896-6410 with
Serial number 4204-777 drew lucky numbers 5-21-23-34-61-72 which
consequently won in the 1st category. You have therefore been approved for a
lump sum pay out of 2,500,000 (EUROS)(Two MILLION, Five hundred thousand
Note that All participants in this lottery program have been selected
randomly through a computer ballot system drawn from over 200,000
companies and 30,000,000 individual email addresses from all search engines
and web sites.

This promotional program takes place every year, and is promoted and
sponsored by eminent personalities like the Sultan of Brunei, Bill Gates
of Microsoft Inc and other corporate organizations. This is to
encourage the use of the INTERNET and computers worldwide.

For security purposes and clarity, we advise that you keep your winning
information confidential until your claims have been processed and your
money remitted to you. This is part of our security protocol to avoid
double claims and unwarranted abuse of this program by some
participants. We look forward to your active participation in our next year USDA
million slot.

You are requested to contact your claims clearance officer as named
below, to assist you with the processing of your winnings and subsequent
payments. All winnings must be claimed not later than one month after
the date of This notice.

Please note, in order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications,
remember to quote your reference number and batch number in all
correspondence. Furthermore, should there be any change of address do inform our
agent As soon as possible.

Congratulations once more and thank you for being part of our
Promotional program.

Sincerely yours,
Mrs. Janet Van Den Burgh

Mr. Tony Flanagan
Standard Securities and Vault Services.
Joe Tedesco, NEC Consultant
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#56547 - 09/24/05 08:23 AM Re: I won the Lottery! 2,500,000
gfretwell Online   content

Registered: 07/20/04
Posts: 9039
Loc: Estero,Fl,usa
... and you will need to give them your bank account number so they can EFT the funds to you.

Don't do it. The transaction will be going the wrong way
Greg Fretwell
#56548 - 09/24/05 09:07 AM Re: I won the Lottery! 2,500,000
George Corron Offline
Registered: 05/16/01
Posts: 717
Loc: Lorton, Va USA
Congrats, Joe.
Hey, I always said if I had your gold, I'd burn mine. You may as well just send your "old" stuff to me, and use the "new" stuff your getting.

You'll avoid all those nasty extra taxes, and financial headaches. Lemme know if you need an address to send that ole nasty stuff too, I'll be glad to assist you in ANY way possible.
#56549 - 09/24/05 11:05 AM Re: I won the Lottery! 2,500,000
Joe Tedesco Offline
Registered: 10/07/00
Posts: 2749
Loc: Boston, Massachusetts USA
Hey Greg and George

Sure is nice too dream about winning!

George. I passed thru Dulles last week. Lot of new construction, are you inspecting any of the work there?
Joe Tedesco, NEC Consultant
#56550 - 09/24/05 11:50 AM Re: I won the Lottery! 2,500,000
Roger Offline
Registered: 05/18/02
Posts: 1716
Loc: N.C.
Joe, this is amazing, I won too!
I just received the following e-mail.



Good day,

This is Mrs Karin Jansen the
Director of Arnes Millionaire Lotto in the NETHERLANDS. Arnes
Millionaire Lotto is an independent lotto organization in the
Netherlands that is conducting several online lotto programs on the
internet. However,we wish to congratulate you over your success in our
computer balloting sweepstake held on 18th
August,2005 in which your
email address attached to ticket number LNT456780909893 and drew the
lucky numbers 4-10-12-55-25-87,batch number 4978/NL and consequently
won the lottery in the 1st category.

This is a millennium scientific
computer game in which email addresses were used and it is a
promotional program aimed at encouraging internet users;so you do not
need to buy a ticket to enter for our online lotto program. Note that
this program was largely promoted and sponsored by a group of
philanthropist, industrialists from the internet ware industry and some
other big multinational firms who wish to be anonymous. Therefore,you
have been approved for a lump sum amount of U.S $1million dollars
credited as Bond into your security file LOTTERY REF NUMBER
Amt/nt/423275/01 with our security agent. This amount is from the total
prize money of $15,800,000 shared among the seventeen international
winners in categories C with serial number:IL/PLW/18-0547671754.

email is not one of those numerous lotto email scams you might have
received in the past which some unscrupulous people in the world at
large are using to require for your Bank account information in order
to perpetrate their illicit lotto scams. Please note that you have the
choice of receiving your funds either by Diplomatic cargo delivery/
Wiring transfer or by Insurance cheque. Therefore,to confirm the
legitimacy of our lotto
program, the below website is one of the
websites we are running over the internet concerning our lottery
programs in the Netherlands.

However,to begin your
claim,being non-netherlands resident or citizen,you are required within
two days to officially notarize your winning claim at the Dutch Court
of Justice in the Netherlands to sign the Release Order and the
clearance papers that will enable the paying Amex Consulting Agency
release your winning funds to you. But in caseyou cannot come to the
Netherlands within the stipulated two days,do inform your claim officer
to make proper arrangement regarding your claim notarization. Once your
claim is fully notarized and a copy of the Notary receipt from the
court is forwarded to us,we will provide you with your Award winning
Certificate. Please for more information concerning the claim of your
winning funds,we advise you to forward a confirmation email to your
claim officer at the paying Amex Consulting Agency and as well follow
their claim instructions. Below is the contact details of your claim

TELEPHONE: +31-650-905-075
FAX: +31-

Conclusively, Arnes Millionaire Lotto is not a scam organization
therefore this mail should not be treated as a scam scheme or be taken
for granted,we are backed up by the appropriate lottery law in the
Netherlands and only the successful winners in this our online lotto
program receive this congratulation mail and because you won that is
why this mail is being directed to you. Remember that all prize money
must be claimed not later than 21 working days. After the last day, all
funds will be returned as unclaimed.
Congratulations once again from
our team of staff and thank you for being part of our promotional

For: Arnex Lotto,
Karin Jansen
(Lottery Coordinator)


[This message has been edited by Roger (edited 09-24-2005).]
#56551 - 09/24/05 12:31 PM Re: I won the Lottery! 2,500,000
dmattox Offline
Registered: 10/20/04
Posts: 265
Loc: Anaheim, CA
You guys are lucky, my spam is only for viagra
#56552 - 09/24/05 02:17 PM Re: I won the Lottery! 2,500,000
BigJohn Offline
Registered: 03/06/04
Posts: 391
Loc: Boston, MA
This email is not one of those numerous lotto email scams....
Whew, glad to have that cleared up. Contact them demanding your check via registered mail and see how that goes over.


[This message has been edited by BigJohn (edited 09-24-2005).]
#56553 - 09/24/05 07:42 PM Re: I won the Lottery! 2,500,000
WFO Offline
Registered: 09/03/05
Posts: 202
Loc: Cat Spring, TX
Forward them to
I understand that this is a government site that invetigates such things.
#56554 - 09/25/05 02:02 AM Re: I won the Lottery! 2,500,000
Harvey Offline
Junior Member
Registered: 01/18/05
Posts: 4
Loc: Chicago Ridge, Illinois USA
I've "won" so many lotteries that I must be a billionaire by now. Phony lotteries seem to have replaced earlier Nigerian scams where a poor "victim of circumstance" with $30,000,000 or so needs you, an anonymous e-mail contact, to assist him in getting all this cash away from some terrible dictator, country, disaster, war zone, etc. If you bite, you'll be asked to provide your bank numbers, post a cash bond, or some other means to prove that you are "trustworthy and reliable."

Common sense says, if you didn't buy a lottery ticket, you didn't win anything. If by chance you did happen win an international lottery, first notification would at least be in the form of a registered letter if not a personal delegation showing up at your front door.

Never respond to this garbage no matter how tempting it is tell the dirt-bag how you really feel about him, his associates, and all of his ancestors! Doing so only verifies that your e-mail address is valid, which guarantees even more junk mail.

#56555 - 09/25/05 04:15 AM Re: I won the Lottery! 2,500,000
pauluk Offline
Registered: 08/11/01
Posts: 7520
Loc: Norfolk, England
Well I don't need any lottery money, because right now I'm waiting for several nice Nigerian gentlemen to send me several million dollars which once belonged to some most unfortunate Generals.

The phone number in Roger's winning e-mail is actually a cellphone. I'm sure that will inspire confidence. Mind you, just look at the e-mail address:


At least they got that part right!

By the way, that 23 Rijnwegstraat must be a busy place. Just look at all the different lotteries running there:

[This message has been edited by pauluk (edited 09-25-2005).]
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