From the scam files:
GOLDEN STRIKE LOTTERY
BVBURDENSTRAAT 21B 2053 DS AMSTERDAM.
RE / AWARD NOTIFICATION / PROCESSMENT ADVICE
We are pleased to inform you of the announcement today, 19th November, 2003 of winners of the SCIENTIFIC GAME PROMO LOTTERY; THE NETHERLANDS / INTERNATIONAL, PROGRAMS held on12th November, 2003. Your email address attached to ticket number 023-56678230954, drew the lucky numbers 7-14-21-42-49-59,batch number 6858/NL and consequently won the lottery in the 1st category.
You have therefore been approved of a lump sum pay out of EURO 500.000.00 (FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND EUROS) in credited to file LOTTERY REF NO. SGIL/763276/03. This is from total prize money of EURO 20,000,000.00 shared among the forty national winners in categories C with serial number: IL/FLW/12-C033721192. All participants were selected through a computer ballot system drawn form 25,000 company email addresses and 30,000,000 individual email addresses from Australia, New Zealand, America, Europe, North America and Asia as part of International Promotions Program, which is conducted annually.
CONGRATULATIONS! Your fund is now in custody of a financial Security company insured in your FILE REFERENCE.
Due to the mix up of some numbers and names, we ask that you keep this award strictly from public notice until your claim has been processed and your money remitted to your account. This is part of our security protocol to avoid double claiming or unscrupulous acts by participants of this program. Our group of philanthropist headed by the Netherlands government promoted this lottery program. We hope with a part of you prize, you will participate in our end of year high stakes EURO 10,000,000 million International Lottery.
To begin your claim, please contact your file/claim officer:
MR.PHILIP JAN.FOREIGN SERVICE MANAGER GATEWAY SECURITY SERVICE C/ CORDOBA N°
21 EGGER-STRAAT ST28089 AMSTERDAM NETHERLANDTEL: 31-645-840-587/FAX:31-647-858-367
INTERNET FAX: 17755228610
Please be informed that NON RESIDENCE of THE NETHERLANDS will be required to make a NON DEDUCTABLE advance payment of processment and legal documentation charges of 700.00 Euros to enable our legal department acquire Naturalization papers from the Court prior to award payment policy as required by the paying Financial Security Company.
Please be aware that your Paying Authority will Effect Payment Swiftly upon satisfactory Report, Verifications and validation provided by our processing Agent; that would be designated to your file. For due processment and remittance of your winning prize to your designated account of your choice. Remember, all prize money must be claimed not later than 30th November 2003. After this date, all funds will be returned as unclaimed.
NOTE: In order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications, please remember to quote your reference and batch numbers in every one of your correspondences with your agent. Furthermore, should there be any change of your address, do inform your claims agent as soon as possible.
Congratulations once again from our team of staff and thank you for being part of our promotional program. Note: Anybody under the age of 18 is AUTOMATICALLY DISQUALIFIED.
Sincerely, NAOMI VANDIJK. (Lottery Coordinator