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May 06, 2007


No, I'm afraid this isn't a real lottery. This is in fact a scam, a fraud.

A group of criminals have taken the name of a real lottery (once which does not work online and which does not announce results by email) and are using it to try and trick you.

They will ask you to send them money in order to release your prize. Anything that you send will just be kept by the criminals and no prize will ever be sent to you.

Ignore it, it's a scam, a fraud, a fake.

Ref Nr: PBL/CN/6654/CP
BATCH Nº: 14/0017/1PD
Coupon No.: PBL2348974321
CONTACT: powerballbvint@yahoo.com   
Dear Consolation Prize Winner,
The POWERBALL INTER LOTTO BV, Nigeria; lotto e-games Organizers and sponsors officially notify you of the final draw result of the Power ball Lotto - Wheel E-game draw held on 3rd January 2007. All Draws where conducted at our international corporate office complex in The Netherlands.
We wish to congratulate you on the selection of your email coupon number which was
selected among the 7 lucky consolation prize winners. Your email ID identified with Coupon
No.PBL2348974321 and was selected by Electronic Random Selection System (ERSS) with
entries from the 10,000 different email addresses enrolled for the Lotto-Wheel E-game.
Your email ID included among the 10,000 different email addresses where submitted by our
partner international email provider companies.
You have won a consolation cash prize of US $10,000,000 (Ten million US Dollars Only). The
POWERBALL INTER LOTTO BV, have approved the payout of your consolation cash prize
which will be remunerated directly to you by the official Payment Agency to released your
payment via  bank transfer.
Our DUE PROCESS UNIT (DPU) will render to you complete assistance and provide additional information and processes for the claims of your consultation prize. For more information on claim of your prize, please contact the DPU Information Officer
NAME:    Mr. Phillips Ebube
E-mail:    powerballbvint@yahoo.com   
TEL:       +234-8054208422
Be advised to keep your winning information confidential until your claims have been processed and your money remitted to you. This is part of our security protocol to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program.
Congratulations once again from all our staffs on your consolation prize winning, we hope you will partake in our forth coming Power ball Lotto-Wheel Email-games in 2010.
Ricky Hutton and Sam Courtney

Executive (Nigeria Lottery Intern.).
NB: In accordance with the POWERBALL LOTTO -wheel E-games policy and regulations, this notification is dispatched directly to only the 7 lucky consolation prize Winners. This
notification also contains information that is proprietary, privileged or confidential or otherwise
legally exempt from disclosure. If you are not the right recipient whose email address attached to the lucky numbers along with the winning information's you are not authorized to read, print, retain, copy or disseminate this notice or any part of it.
All winnings must be claimed not later than 25th May, 2007. After this date all unclaimed
funds will be returned to Nigeria Union Treasury as unclaimed. Please note in order to avoid
unnecessary delays and complications please remember to quote your reference number in all correspondence

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Got the scam email today telling me of Lamborghini's "joy" at my Powerball Lotto win. A bit of a hyperbole there, I think! I noted that Mr. Alan Jones confuses consolation with "consultation" (quote consultation prize unquote). One is evidently presented with a prize if ones consults Lamborghini! On the data to be provided by me, one of the questions to be answered was if I had any physical "diability"!
How Mr. Jones located me and my email is a mystery to me.
Maev Gallagher, La Nucía, Spain

Posted by: Maev Gallagher | Aug 7, 2007 6:10:30 PM

Surfing your site I assume that I am not really a millionaire as the e-mail I have received today promises.DARN IT!!

Microsoft Network
Thames Valley Park
United Kingdom.


Attn: Sir/Madam,

MSN or Microsoft Network/Corporation is a collection of Internet services provided by Microsoft.The Hotmail,MSN Messenger and many others of our services where currently ranked as the best amongst all websites for Traffic Rank. We are planning to build a global fiber-optic network from scratch with our promotion.

Congratulations once more on your email coupon which was selected among the 15 lucky prize winners on the draw held on the 28th of July 2007. Your email ID identified with Coupon No.MSN-255409 and was selected by Electronic Random Selection System (ERSS) with entries from the 50,000 email addresses around the globe enrolled for the Lotto-Wheel E-game.

Batch Number: MSN 2007/UK642-1132/SDN
Coupon Number: MSN-255409
Prize Amount: £1.8 Million (One Million, Eight Hundred Thousand British Pounds Sterling).

You are required to file claims for your lottery prize winning by contacting the Lottery Claims Processing Officer with your winning information provided above before 14 working days.

Lottery Claims Officer:
Name:Nelson Owen

To avoid unnecessary delays and complications, please remember to quote your batch and coupon numbers in every one of your correspondences with your agent. Furthermore, should there be any change of your address, do inform your claims agent as soon as possible.

Congratulations once again from all our staffs on your prize winning, we hope you will partake in our forth coming Microsoft E-GAMES Promotion.

Yours Sincerely,

Mrs. Carolyn Maria Duval
(Lottery Coordinator)

Posted by: Mike Guist | Aug 8, 2007 1:22:03 AM