• Report: #241219

Complaint Review: The UK National Lottery

  • Submitted: Wed, March 28, 2007
  • Updated: Wed, March 28, 2007

  • Reported By:Waipahu Hawaii
The UK National Lottery
165 FULHAM PALACE RD. W6 8JB UK, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK National Lottery Ripoff Internet

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1st eamil______________
OUR REF: 27349/46

This Email is to inform you that you emerged a winner
in our online draws held on the 19th Of March 2007.For
further information about your winnings,contact our
lottery fiduciary agent with the following contact
address. Name;Mr Chadwick Peters e-mail address:-
claimscentre_onlineresults@yahoo.co.uk

Sir. Benjamin Hamilton
Co-ordinator(Online Promo Programme)

2nd email______________________________
HOME OFFICE: 165 FULHAM PALACE RD. W6 8JB UNITED KINGDOM.
(Customer Services)
REFERENCE NUMBER:UK/839030X2/14
BATCH NUMBER:065/088/XY24
TICKET NUMBER:023-1111-790-458

Dear Winner,

Congratulations once again from all the staff here. I am in receipt of your mail and I must say that you should count yourself extremely lucky to have emerged as one of our winners in this year lucky dip sweepstakes. As you already know your email address was randomly selected along with others from over 125,000 website on the internet of which your email address (your email address) was attached to a ticket number, and it was selected along with others as winners.

Your ticket number 023-1111-790-458 attached to your email address, with serial number 5073-12 drew the lucky numbers
05-11-12-16-17-45-42(bonus no.42),this luckynumber subsequently won you the lottery in the 2nd category.

You have therefore been approved for a lump sum pay out of 480,152.00 (Four Hundred and Eighty Thousand, One Hundred and Fifty-Two pounds sterling) in cash credited to file XYL/26510460037/04. This is from a total cash prize of 3,3610.64 shared amongst the first seven (7) lucky winners in this category i.e Match 5 plus bonus.

I have finally verified your winnings and it's exactly with what is present on our Database. Your particulars have been documented for record purposes.

You can now begin the final step of the claims process, which is the transferring of your cash prize to you.Please fill in the verification form provided below

VERIFICATION FORM
1.Full Name___________________________
2.Full Address_________________________
3.Marital Status_____________________
4.Occupation____________________
5.Age____________________________
6.Sex____________________________
7.Nationality___________________
8.Country Of Residence______________
9.Telephone Number_______________
10.Fax Number______________________
11.Ticket Number___________________
12.Reference Number_______________
13.Batch Number____________________



Thank you for your understanding
Regards,
Mr. Chadwick Peters.

3rd email___________________________________
national lottery
Dear Mr/Mrs (your name),
Please contact the courier department with the informations below and they will provide you with instructions on how to go about receiving your funds:

Courier Officer: Mr. Frederick Peterson
Email: acorncouriercompany@yahoo.co.uk
Tel: +44 70359 01877

Do ensure to file your claims to them with a copy of your verification particulars and scanned copies of driver's license or any form of national identity. Endeavour to make your winnings confidential during the process of the transfer of your winnings.

Regards
Mr. Chadwick Peters.



You must be 16 or over to play or claim a prize
Copyright 1994-2007. The UK National Lottery Inc.


4th eamil________________________________
Unit 63, Evens Business Center, Belgrave Street,
Bellshill Ind Est Bellshill, ML4 3NP
Hello (your name),
Welcome to Acorn Express Courier L.t.d

We are pleased to be at your service, with our strong assets base, insurance cover for all deliveries and a Ten years working relationship with the UK LOTTERY and i will like to say that this winning is not one of the internet scam you know of, this is real making a classic choice.

I've just confirmed that you have been officially cleared for payment by the Verifications Dept. at the headquarters of the UK National Lottery.

All your winning documents which include your certificate and a covering document (Money Laundering protection and Letter of Affidavit for Claims) from the British government, stating that the money was obtained legally through the National Lotto will be sent to you as soon as you meet with any of the option selected.

You can now begin the final step of the claims process, which is the transferring of your cash prize to you. With regards to this, there are two options open to you; you are required to select the most convenient of the two.The options, together with their associated conditions are presented below:

Option 1:
Courier your winner cheque to you via any of this channel listed below:

24 HOURS DELIVERY
Mailing..............................................305.00
Insurance..........................................250.00
Vat (5%)...........................................22.75
TOTAL...............................................577.75

48 HOURS DELIVERY
FedEx Express Logo
Mailing..............................................289.00
Insurance..........................................250.00
Vat (5%).............................................21.95
TOTAL...............................................560.95


72 HOURS DELIVERY
UPS
Mailing..............................................290.00
Insurance..........................................250.00
Vat (5%)........................................... 19.00
TOTAL................................................559.00


96 HOURS DELIVERY (4 DAYS)
Mailing.............................................120.00
Insurance...........................................300.00
Vat (5%)...............................................21.00
TOTAL.................................................441.00

Option 2:
The said amount 480,152,00 (Four Hundred and Eighty Thousand, One Hundred and Fifty-Two Thousand Pounds Sterling) ,will be wired to your bank account via swift bank transfer.
Condition: The cost of COT (commission of transfer) being charged by our transferring bank, which is 0.3% (i.e 1,420.00 GBP)

Note that your prize is protected by a hardcover insurance policy, which makes it impossible to deduct any amount from the money before it has been remitted to you.

This means that the above charges cannot be deducted from the prize and hence must be provided by you before your prize is transferred to you.Moreover, you are required to send payment charges via western union money transfer, of what ever option you have chosen to our dispatch agent, who is in charge of sending you your cheque and winning documents.

Also, you are required to send to us as soon as possible, these few information below:

(1.)The delivery option which you've choosen above.
(2.)Your bank details (if you have chosen option 2, bank transfer.)

Having done this, you would be given proper guidelines on how to go about sending the payment and note you are advice to keep this winning information from any one to avoid double claiming or delivery of funds to the wrong person.


Regards,
Mr. Frederick Peterson
Courier Officer.
Tel: +44 703 5901 877
Fax:+448 70479 5004
Acorn Express Couriers L.t.d

My reply_____________________________________
Good day Mr. Frederick Peterson,
As it stands at the moment I have been asked to forward all of the information to my attorneys' before any funds can be distributed as they are the governing body to my estate and all of my financial matters. I'm sure you will understand the forwarding of the matter with regards to notorious scams that have plagued the internet. This is only to insure that we get the needed funds to you with out any complications in validating and reporting individuals and companies to the proper authorities who are swift in dealing with matters in light of their operations. Please note that my attorneys will be contacting you to verify your position along with accompanying agencies involved with this transaction.

Truly,





George
Waipahu, Hawaii
U.S.A.

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