Spam E-mail

Lately I’ve been getting a number of spam e-mails notifying me that i’ve struck the Lotto, Lottery and Big Sweep.

So if you were to receive such e-mails, would you believe them, a teeny weeny bit?

This is the latest email informing that I’ve won US$1million, received this morning :

“sapromotions2010@aim.com” to undisclosed-re.
show details Jun 24 (14 hours ago)

AWARD DEPARTMENT
SOUTH AFRICAN LOTTERY UNION INTERNATIONAL PROMOTIONS IN
CONJUCTION WITH COCA COLA COMPANY

2010 WORLD CUP LOTTERY
AWARD DEPARTMENT.
JOHANNESBURG

SOUTH AFRICA.

Ref: PBL/CN/6654/CP.
Coupon No.PBL2348974321

THE 2010 WORLD CUP OFFICIAL PRIZE NOTIFICATION

We happily annouce to you the draw of South African 2010 World Cup Bid Lottery Award International program in conjuction with Coca Cola company held in Cape Town. Your “email address” was attached to ticket number; (CC/7PWYZ2007) serial number (CC/BT:12052006/20). This batch,draws the lucky numbers as follows -9-22-23-24-30 bonus number 2, which consequently won the lottery in the second category.

You hereby have been approved to claim the sum of $1,000,000.00 (ONE MILLION UNITED STATE DOLLARS) file Ref: FER/8309/1209/26 from the total cash prize of 3,000,000.00 shared amongst three lucky winners based on their category.

All participants “email address” were selected through an internet balloting system drawn from Nine hundred thousand names from Canada,Australia,United States,Asia, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Oceanic as part of our international promotions program which is conducted to Promote first ever world cup in Africa.

This Lottery was promoted and sponsored by some multinational companies and some other EU governmental personalities as part of their social responsibility to promote South Africa 2010 world cup award.

To process your claims you are hereby adviced to contact the Claim Agent immediatly with this information:

NAME:………………………………
AGE:…………………………………
SEX:………………………………..
ADDRESS:…………………………
EMAIL:………………………………
PHONE:……………………………
OCCUPATION:…………………….
COMPANY:…………………………
COUNTRY:…………………………
Prize Ref No……………………….

Please you are advised to file your claim immediately through our Claims Manager, Mr.Peter Robinson to remit your winning fund to your account. Call him or email him immediately you receive this notification.
Make sure you do that before( 25days) from the day you receive this notice or you stand a chance of loosing your prize.

CLAIMS/PROCESSING MANAGER
NAME: Mr.Peter Robinson
Email: peterrobinson.claims@gmail.com
TEL:+27-737-707-042
FAX:+27-86 661 8474

For security reasons, we advice all winners to keep this information confidential from the public until your claim is processed and your prize released to you. This is part of our security protocol to avoid dual claiming and unwarranted advantage of this program by non-participant or unofficial personnel.

Thank you for being part of our promotional lottery program.

Congratulations once again on your winnings!!!

Best Regards
Mrs. LISA Van Heden
PROMOTIONAL MANAGER
SOUTH AFRICAN LOTTERY UNION
INTERNATIONAL PROMOTIONS.