I had been told that my email address was entered into a world wide drawing and that I had won a total sum of 250,000. Here is the actual letter I recevied.
World Sweepstake Lottery
an Affiliate of WORLD WINNINGS LOTTERY INC.
Arena Complex, I.P.P Award Dept.
#14, Loyalty Rd.
NorthRocks, Gleinfield NSW, 2151
NOTIFICATION OF WINNING:
We happily announce to you the draws of the World Winning Sweepstakes Lottery International program held on the 15th of October,2004 in Johannesburg,South africa.
Your e-mail address was randomly selected and attached to ticket number: with Serial number and drew the lucky
numbers: 31-6-26-13-35-7, which subsequently won you
the sweepstakes lottery in the 2nd category.
You have therefore been approved to claim a total sum
of US$250,000.00 (Two Hundred and fifty Thousand United States Dollars) in cash credited to file This is from a total cash prize of $2.5 Million US dollars, shared amongst the first Ten (10) lucky winners in this category.
All participants were selected randomly and extracted from over a hundred thousand (100,000)web addresses through a computer draw system. This promotion takes place annually.
Please be informed that your lucky winning number falls
within our European booklet representative office in
London.In view of this, your winnings-$250,000.00US Dollars (Two Hundred and fifty Thousand United States Dollars) would be released to you by our payment office. We have contacted the European agent who will immediately
commence the process to facilitate the release of your funds as soon as you contact him and file your claim.
To file for your claim, please contact the fiduciary
WORLD WINNING LOTTERY Inc.
To avoid unnecessary delays and complications, please
quote your reference/batch numbers in any
correspondence with our designated agent.
Congratulations once more from all members and staff
of this program. Thank you for being part of our
promotional lottery program.
Any claim not made before seven(7) working days from date of notification will be returned to the MINISTRY OF COMMERCE AND ECONOMIC PLANNING. Reference number and a batch number thn 250,000.00 US Dollars