Is this a Scam? I won the UK lottery!

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bacpro
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24 Apr 07 06:45:04 pm
Sounds Tempting!!!!!!!!!

From: UK NATIONAL LOTTERY DEPT
Subject: CONGRATULATIONS YOUR EMAIL HAVE WON!!!!!!


We are pleased to inform you of the result of UK NATIONAL lottery, which
was
held on MONDAY 24th April 2007. Your e-mail address
attached to ticket number: 56475600545 188 with Serial number 5368/05
drew a prize of £250,000.00 Pounds per
winner. This lucky draw came first in the 2nd Category of the
Sweepstake. Please contact your fiduciary agent below for more details
with the following details
NAME:
ADDRESS:
AMOUNT WON:
EMAIL:COUNTRY:
PHONE NUMBER:
AGE:
OCCUPATION:
MR. Marck White
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Congratulations in advance.
Yours Faithfully,
Mrs. Carolyna Anderson
Online Co-ordinator



We are pleased to inform you of the result of UK NATIONAL lottery, which
was
held on MONDAY 24th April 2007. Your e-mail address
attached to ticket number: 56475600545 188 with Serial number 5368/05
drew a prize of £250,000.00 Pounds per
winner. This lucky draw came first in the 2nd Category of the
Sweepstake. Please contact your fiduciary agent below for more details
with the following details
NAME:
ADDRESS:
AMOUNT WON:
EMAIL:COUNTRY:
PHONE NUMBER:
AGE:
OCCUPATION:
MR. Marck White
EMAIL: Link hidden: Login to view


Congratulations in advance.
Yours Faithfully,
Mrs. Carolyna Anderson
Online Co-ordinator
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John (bacpro)


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mana2006
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25 Apr 07 01:59:04 am
I am sure if it is legit than you should be able to find a real live claims center

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jimmy_huber
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25 Apr 07 05:55:00 am
Did ya notice the email address?

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I seriously doubt that lottery agent would use a free email account.

This is a scam. Dont even contact them or give them any information. This is just for information leeching purposes and possibly identity theft.


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drena
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25 Apr 07 06:47:13 am
lol sounds like one my partners aunty won they phoned her up and everything but she still thought she had won 1million pounds even when the person told her that she had to pay like 2500 pound to get the winnings sent to her took a couple of weeks to talk her out of it we even told her to ring them at the number they gave turned out to be a cell phone number in the uk.

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mana2006
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28 Apr 07 03:21:53 am
The sad part is that their is really a UK national lottery... But you do have to pay for the lottery and sign up 4 it....

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auctioncut-com
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6 May 07 10:51:12 pm
When/if you reply to these emails you'll soon find you need to pay an admin fee to claim your prize. Of course this admin fee will be payable via western union.

Head over to 419eater.com and all will be explained and how to deal with these scammers.

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trillium
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7 May 07 01:46:28 am
I usually print mine out and take it to work to show everyone that I won the lottery and that this is the last day, AGAIN. Amazing that I never had to enter to win.

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crownjewellz1
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7 May 07 09:31:44 am
im from the uk and can definietly say its a scam the lotto is only drawn on wednesday and Saturday and if you did not purchase a ticket and send it to camelot yourself then you have not won.

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trishableau
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14 May 07 04:53:04 pm
Ha. A mailing list i am on for fun jokes about this all the time. We are now tallying up who the grand winner really is. We have all been getting the winning notifications for it, none of us ever playing. :-) We get a kick out of seeing who wins more money and how many times we each have won. Great fun. Scams are great to laugh at, so long as you know they are a scam.

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