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Complaint Review: UK LOTTERY PROMOTIONS BOARD - London New Brunswick

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  • UK LOTTERY PROMOTIONS BOARD 12 Trans Drive, London, SE181ZX,United Kingdom London, New Brunswick United Kingdom

UK LOTTERY PROMOTIONS BOARD Received an email saying that I was winner from Yahoo Lottery Inc. Asking for me to provide personal information so I could receive my winnings... Complete fraud!!!!! London United Kingdom

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Here are the two emails that I received from them...Please beware and don't repsond complete RIPOFF....

is to inform you that you have won a prize money of FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND US DOLLARS ($US500,000.00) for the YEAR 2008 Lottery promotion which is organized by YAHOO LOTTERY INC for the introduction of the new YAHOO BETA MAIL which all YAHOO users are required to switch onto.YAHOO! & MICROSOFT WINDOWS, arrange and gather all the e-mail addresses of the people that are active online, among the millions that subscribed to Yahoo and Hotmail, and others we only select FIVE (5) candidates per annually as our winners through Electronic Balloting System (EBS) without the candidate applying, we congratulate you for being one of the people selected.


We are sorry that your Payment Approval File was sent to Africa due to we have 3 lucky winners in Africa so that you can be cleared and paid simultaneously there. You are to contact our African Location Claim Agent on or before your date of Claim.

Yahoo Beta Lottery Prize must be claimed not later than 7 days from date of Draw Notification after the Draw date in which Prize has won.

Note: Any prize not claimed within this period (7 days) will be forfeited.

These are your identification numbers:

Batch number.....................YBM-EBS-390AF
Reff number........................YBM-EBS-719AF
Winning number...............YBM-EBS-798AF

You are requested to contact him and send your Identification Numbers and Personal Information to him;


You are therefore advised to send the following information to him to facilitate them and process the transfer of your fund with the appointed paying bank.

Send your Identification Numbers/Your Personal Information to him immediately:

Personal Information
1. Full name..................
2. Country....................
3. Contact Address...........
4. Telephone Number.........
5. Marital Status..............
6. Occupation..................
7. Age.........................
8. Sex.........................

Congratulations once again.
Yours in service,
Here is the second email I received as well:


CONGRATULATIONS! Thanks for your e-mail. You are a lucky person to have won this lottery.

For more clarity, MICROSOFT WORD LOTTERY programes was held earlier this year 2007. Your e-mail address attached to ticket number:20-12DEC-2005-02MSW with Serial Number:S/N-00168 drew the Lucky Numbers:887-13-865-37-10-83. and consequently won the lottery in the 1st category.

You have therefore been approved for a lump sum pay out of 500,000.00 GBP (FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND POUNDS STERLING) credited to file REF NO: MSW-L/200-26937. This is from total prize money of 2,500,000.00 GBP (TWO MILLION FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND POUNDS STERLING) shared among the five international winners in this category. All participants were selected through our microsoft computer ballot system drawn form 21,000 names,3,000 names from each continent, as part of International "E-MAIL" Promotions Program, which is conducted annually for our prominent MS WORD user all over the world, and for the continuous use of E-mail.

CONGRATULATIONS! I hereby notify you that I have forwarded your winning cheque of 500,000.00 GBP to the courier firm that will handle the delivery.

For the remittance process to be carried out, those who are residing outside the United Kingdom are to use the services of our affiliate courier service company whose duty is to deliver their cheques to them in their house address while they are to bear the cost of delivery. Please note that for this option, delivery cannot be carried out to P.O. BOXES.

However, for the Courier delivery option which is for winners who do not reside close to London i.e. United Kingdom, you will be required to contact our affiliate courier company who will then ship your cheques or transfer their winning prize to them in their respective countries while they in turn pay the delivery expenses and proceed with the cheque to any bank in their country where the full value to the cheque will be paid to them.

This is to inform you that you have been cleared a winner of the MICROSOFT WORD LOTTERY, UK . I am happy to inform you that we have forwarded your Original winning Certificate and your Certified bank cheque to the courier company.

Find below the details of the courier company below:

ADDRESS: 12 Trans Drive, London,
SE181ZX,United Kingdom.
Handling Officer: Jerry Anderson
TEL: +4470-4575-3955

Please note: All Correspondences should be directed to the handling officer:
Mr. Jerry Anderson
Customer Service Enquiry Officer,
Customer Information and Enquiry Department,
TEL: +4470-4574-6671

Please note that considering the amount of money that is involved, we cannot enthrust the postage of your cheque in the hands of any other courier service apart for our affiliate.

You are adviced to contact the courier company for their courier cost of delivering your winning prize safely to you for immediate claim. When contacting them,you are to include this order number as your subject. Please you are adviced to write down the order number and save it.

Your Order number is MS/35468/OSL.

Note: you are to Quote your complete names and address, Ref/Batch Numbers and your direct phone number so that they can honour your letter also do keep me updated with your communications with the courier company. Also note that the question on when and how to pay the courier cost will be answered by the courier company

Furthermore, as soon as you recieve your cheque from the courier company, you are to proceed to your bank in your country so that the full value of your cheque will be paid to you. This means that your winning cheque is a certified cheque and as such can be cashed across the counter of any bank in your country.

Once again congratulations!!! from our members of staffs, We do hope that with part of your winnings you take part in Next year's Grand draws.

Warm regards,
Mr. Wouter miller
For Ms Word Lottery

Copyright 1994-2008 Microsoft Word Lottery Promotions.
All rights reserved. Terms of Service - Guideline

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