Bah, $850,000.00, that's pocket change compared to my recent winnings:
13th July 2005
Dear Consultation Prize Winner,
RE: BRITISH HEADQUATER PRIZE AWARD NOTIFICATION!!!
we happily announce to you the draw of the British Lottery
International programs held on the 1st of June 2005 in London. Your e-mail address attached to ticket number: 564 75600545 188 with Serial number 5388/02 drew the lucky numbers:31-6-26-13-35-7,which subsequently won you the lottery in the 2nd category.
You are therefore, been approved to claim a total sum of
usd$2,500,000.00 (Two million,five hundred thousand, United States Dollars) in cash credited to file PC/9080118308/02.
This is from a total cash prize of US $125 Million dollars, shared
amongst the first Fifty (50) lucky winners in this category.
This year Lottery Program Jackpot is the largest ever for British
Lottery.The estimated $125 million jackpot would be the sixth-biggest in
U.K. history. The biggest was the $363 million jackpot that went to two
winners in a May 2000 drawing of The Big Game, Mega Millions'predecessor.
Please note that your lucky winning number falls within our European
booklet representative office in Europe as indicated in our play
coupon.In view of this, your US$2,500,000.00 (Two million, five hundred thousand,United States Dollars) would be released to you by our affiliate bank in London.
Our agent will immediately commence the process to facilitate the
release of your funds to you as soon as you make contact with him .
All participants were selected randomly from World Wide Web site
through computer draw system and extracted from over 100,000 companies.This promotion takes place annually.
For security reasons, you are advised to keep your winning! information
confidential till your claims is processed and your money remitted to
you in whatever manner you deem fit to claim your prize. This is a part
of our precautionary measure to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program by some unscrupulous elements.
Please be warned.To file for your claim, please contact our fiduciary
agent with the below details for processing of your claims.
NAME OF AGENT: Mr.Diego Stefani
To avoid unnecessary delays and complications, please
quote your Reference/Batch Numbers
Congratulations once more from all members and staffs of this program.
Thank you for being part of our promotional lottery program.
BRITISH NATIONAL LOTTERY.
Now, no calling my friend Diego and pretending to be me!
Seeya later chumps!