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FROM THE DESK OF THE PROMOTIONS MANAGER, OLDMUTUAL LOTTERY PROMOTIONS
Winning No: 2,9,22,23,24,30 Bonus Number 5
We are delighted to inform you of your prize release on the 24
May 2008 from the Oldmutual Lottery program.
Your name and your e-mail was attached to ticket number; 47061725
07056490902 serial number 7741137002. This batch draws the lucky
numbers as follows 2,9,22,23,24,30 Bonus Number 5, which consequently
won the lottery in the second category.
You hereby have been approved lump sum pay of US$2,000,000.00
(TWO MILLION UNITED STATES DOLLARS) in cash.
credit file ref: ILP/HW 47509/08 from the total cash prize of
US$32,000,000.00 shared amongst sixteen lucky winners, based on
All participants were selected through a computer balloting
system drawn form Nine hundred thousand names from Canada,
Australia, United States, Asia, Europe, Middle East, Africa and
Oceanic as part of our international promotions program which is
This Lottery was promoted and sponsored by some multinational
companies as part of their social responsibility to the citizens
in the communities where they have operational base.
Further more your name falls within our Africa representative
office in Johannesburg, South Africa. As indicated in your play
coupon and your prize of US$2,000,000.00 will be released to you
from this regional branch office in Johannesburg. We hope with
part of your prize, you will participate in our end of year high
stakes for US$1.3 Billion international draw.
To begin your claim, please contact your claim agent;
NAME : Mr. Harris Cole.
Please quote your reference, batch and winning number, which can
be found on the top left corner of this notification as well as
your full names and address to help locate your file easily.
For security reasons, we advice all winners to keep this
information confidential from the public until your claim is
processed and your prize released to you. This is part of our
security protocol to avoid dual claiming and unwarranted taking
advantage of this program by non-participant or unofficial
Note, all winnings MUST be claimed with a specified date; otherwise
all funds will be returned as Unclaimed and eventually donated to
charity Congratulations once again on your winnings!
N.B. Anybody under the age of 18 cannot participate in this programme
and any breach of confidentiality on the part of the winners will
result to disqualification
Please do not reply to this mail. Contact your claim agent.