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Yawn. I Win Another $2,500,000 USD

From:     Johan Hans (
Sent:     Wed 2/04/09 8:29 AM

Ref No.67324/113
Batch No.312/00643374
Ticket/Series No.NL6775489
Amount Won: $2,500,000.00 USD
Attn: Internet User,
This is to formally inform and congratulate you on the result of the
online cyber lotto which was conducted from an exclusive list of 1,000.000
email addresses of individual and corporate bodies selected by an advanced
automated random computer ballot system from the internet.
Your e-mail address emerged as a winner in the category “A” with the
following information enclosed.
You are therefore to receive a cash prize of $2,500,000.00. (Two Million
Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars).
To file in for the processing of your prize winnings, you are advised to
contact our Certified and Accredited claims agent for category “A” winners
with the information below:
MR.   Johan HANS
Phone: 0031-647-372-865
Fax:   0031 847-390-336.
You are advice to provide him with the following information and a copy of
your international passport or driver’s license via email attachment or by
fax for vetting process which is a standard practice just to ensure that
we are dealing with the right individual.
First name:
Last Name:
Telephone/Fax number:
Winning Email:
NOTE: Ensure to quote your Reference Numbers in all your communication
with your claims agent. All winnings must be claimed not later than seven
working days, thereafter unclaimed funds would be included in the next
Congratulations! Thank you for being a user of the World Wide Web.
Yours Faithfully,
Mary Van Dotcha

Lottery Coordinator.

[note: for those of you regular readers.. does this verbage look familiar? I wonder why they all look the same..? You can do a little quick math, and see that I am one lotto-winning son of a gun. I win 2 -3 of these a week! Hey, better to be lucky than good, eh?]

Today’s free link: Malware Tools for Newbie Cyber Criminals This article shows you a hacker’s “kit”, which will help you understand why these spam letters look the same, and why the Internet is in need of a major overhaul…

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