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The National Lottery
P O Box 1010
Liverpool, L70 1N
FINAL WINNING NOTIFICATION:
Dear Lucky Winner,
RE: BONUS LOTTERY PROMOTION PRIZE AWARDS WINNING NOTIFICATION
We are pleased to notify you the draw (#1273) of the NATIONAL LOTTERY, Online Sweepstakes International Lottery Program held on Wednesday, 5th March 2008. The result of our computer draw (#1273) selected your name and email address attached to an e-ticket number(number withheld) with Serial number (5627635368/08)drew the lucky numbers: 08, 14, 16, 39, 43, 47(bonus no.38), which subsequently won you the lottery in the 1st category i.e. match 6. You have therefore been approved to claim your winning in cheque credited to file KTU/9023118308/08 to the sum of Ј1,413,394 (One Million, Four hundred and thirteen thousand, and three hundred and ninety-four Pounds Sterling). This was from a total sum of Ј2,826,788 shared amongst two lucky winners.
Your prize award has been insured in your email address and is ready for claims. To begin your claims therefore, you are advised to expeditiously contact our licensed and accredited claim agent for Overseas Lottery Winners within a period of 7 days (date of this email inclusive) for the processing of your winning and remittance to your designated bank account after all statutory obligations have been satisfactorily dispensed with. You may want to go through our online web result checker
to verify your prize online with your numbers: 08, 14, 16, 39, 43, 47
This promotion takes place twice weekly. Please note that your lucky winning number falls within our European booklet representative office in Spain as indicated in your play coupon. In view of this, your funds would be released to you by any of our payment offices in Madrid, Spain. Please be informed that claims not processed within the stipulated period may be forfeited to the pool without further notice. Our European agent will immediately commence the process to facilitate the release of your funds as soon as you contact him. You may wish to establish contact via e-mail with the particulars presented below sending the batch and reference numbers and these information below for quick verifications and release of funds. between the hours of 8.00am - 7.30pm on Monday through Sunday
Overseas Claims Unit
United Kingdom Lottery Fiduciary
Contact Person: Mr. Brian Hollis
VERIFICATION AND FUNDS RELEASE FORM
8.LOTTO NUMBER:____08, 14, 16, 39, 43, 47__ B. DRAW NUMBER:____1273_____
9.TICKET NUMBER:_56475600545 188____
Make Sure this Verification and Funds Release Form is sent to the Fiduciary agent for quick verification and funds release purpose. Our winners are assured of the utmost standards of confidentiality, and press anonymity until the end of proceedings, and beyond where they so desire.
Be further advised to maintain the strictest level of confidentiality until the end of proceedings to circumvent problems associated with fraudulent claims.
This is part of our precautionary measure to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program.
At your disposal, we remain.
Very Truly Yours,
The National Lottery
P O Box 1010
Liverpool, L70 1NL