Check out this email I just got:
INFOEUREKO INTERNATIONAL LOTTERY AND PROMOTIONS.
FROM: THE DESK OF THE MANAGING DIRECTOR
INTERNATIONAL PROMOTION/PRIZE AWARD DEPT,
We are pleased to inform you of the release today the 3th of APRIL, 2004 of the INFOEUREKO INTERNATIONAL LOTTERY/PROMOTIONS, NETHERLANDS held on the 19th of APRIL, 2004. Your e-mail address attached to the ticket numbers 1001-58255563-2285 with serial number 8888/03 drew from the lucky numbers 02-22-00-66-99-85-52-12-36-50, which consequently won the lottery in the FIRST category. You have therefore been approved for a lump sum pay out of ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY THOUSAND EURO ?120,000.00)in cash credited to security file number GWK/5333/025648/03UAD.This is from a total cash prize of ?3 million share among four individuals and Six international companies lucky winners in this category. CONGRATULATIONS.
Your funds is now deposited with our Payment/Finance Department in the security company to your name ,Due to the mixed up of some numbers and names, we ask that you keep this winning a top secret from the public notice until your claims has been processed and remitted to your account as this is apart of the security protocol, to avoid double claiming or unwarranted taking advantage of this program by participants. All participants were selected through a computer ballot system drawn from the 100,000 company/individual email addresses from all over the world as part of our international promotions program, which we conduct every decade. We hope with a part of winnings ,you will take part in our end of year stake ?20million international lottery. To file for your claim and your winning certificate to enable our fiduciary agent to transfer your winning sum in to your bank account, please contact our fiduciary agent. be sure you call or by email.
SECURITY COMPANY SERVICES
( Director of payment )
For processing and remittance of your cash to a designated account of your choice. remember,all
winnings must be claim not later than MAY 14th 2004, After this date,All unclamps funds will be returned to the promotion company. NOTE: In order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications, please remember to quote your security credited file number and batch numbers respectively in every correspondence with our fiduciary agent. Furthermore, should there be any change of your address, do inform our fiduciary agent as soon as possible. Congratulations once again from all members of our staff and thank you for being part of our promotions program and publication.
FOR MR. CLIFF BROWN.
I’m about to die laughing. If people actually fall for this…well, I don’t want to say they deserve to have all their money taken away, but they pretty much do, don’t they?
(I especially like how the scammer says I should keep my lottery winning a secret. Clever.)