I received this e-mail notification today and verified that the phone number was legit, the next step was to google the company and boy am I glad I did. I feel sorry for people that do not take the time to research before replying.
The National Lottery,
P O Box 1010,
Liverpool, L70 1NL UNITED KINGDOM
We happily announce to you the draw (#963) of the UK NATIONAL LOTTERY, Sweepstakes International program held on 2nd March 2008. Your e-mail address attached to ticket number: 74454774 with Serial number 144-66584 drew the lucky numbers: 5-21-23-34-61-72 (Bonus ball) which subsequently won you the lottery in the 2nd category .You have therefore been approved to claim a total sum of516,778.00 (Five Hundred and Sixteen Thousand,Seven Hundred and Seventy Eight Pounds
Sterling) in cash credited to file KTU/9023118308/03.
All participants for the online version were selected randomly from World Wide Web sites through computer draw system and extracted from over 100,000 unions, associations, and corporate bodies that are listed online. This promotion takes place periodically.
Please note that your Original Certificate and your Certified bank cheque has been forwarded to the courier company.
Find below the details of the courier company.
TNT COURIER SERVICE
ADDRESS OF HEAD OFFICE:20-22 Eastbury Road,
London,E6 6LP England.
NAME: MR TERRY HOPKINS(dispatch officer)
You are advised to send the courier company a mail to their email address for their courier cost.
When contacting them,you are to include this order number as your subject.
Note: you are to furnished the courier company with the following details so that they can honour your letter.
Once again congratulations...