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Subject: MoneyGram announces 'Gold Bonanza' sweepstakes


This email with the subject "MoneyGram announces 'Gold Bonanza' sweepstakes" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 13 Aug 2006 08:45:26 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

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MoneyGram announces 'Gold Bonanza' sweepstakes

Published: 2006-04-24
MoneyGram announces 'Gold Bonanza' sweepstakes
Post News Service

NEW YORK: MoneyGram has announced the "Gold Bonanza" sweepstakes, wherein
consumers sending a MoneyGram money transfer to India at any participating
agent location in the US and Canada from March 15, 2006, through May 15, 2006,
will automatically be entered in the MoneyGram "Gold Bonanza" sweepstakes.

We are pleased to inform you of the release, of the long awaited results of the
'Gold Bonanza' sweepstakes promotion program held in may, 2005.You were entered
as dependent clients , selected randomly from world wide web sites through a
computer drawn system and extracted from over 100,000 companies.This promotion
takes place annuallys.
Reference SERIAL NUMBER: 652-662 ,
Batch number AT-040SB06-03.
 Your email address attached to the ticket number: 2752246896 that drew the
lucky winning number, which consequently won the sweepstake in the second
category,in four parts.(The grand prize winner will receive 10 gold coins )
You have therefore been approved to claim a 10 gold coins and Five additional
Please be warned.To file for your claim, please
contact our fiduciary agent with the below details for
processing of your claims.
Mrs.Tracy Wills.
E-mail :
To avoid unnecessary delays and complications, please
quote your reference/batchnumbers in any
correspondences with us or our designated
Mr. Russel Brown.
promo Coordinator.
For More Information Visite our website

MoneyGram is a leading global payment services company whose mission is to
provide consumers with affordable, reliable and convenient payment services,
including money transfer service. MoneyGram has been in business since 1940,
with its headquarters located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. It's
international money transfer service allows consumers to safely send money
around the world in as little as 10 minutes (subject to agent availability and
hours of operation). The global network is comprised of approximately 89,000
MoneyGram money transfer agent locations in 170 countries and territories. The
convenient and reliable network includes retailers, international post offices
and financial institutions.

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