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From: "Winterthur Lotterien" <>

This email with the subject "X-MAS PROMOTION YOUR EMAIL HAS EMERGED AS ONE OF THE LUCKY WINNER!!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 13 Dec 2007 02:41:08 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was "Winterthur Lotterien" <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Winterthur Lotterien
Central Office Management and Central Services:
General Guisan-Strasse 40
CH-8401 ,Winterthur

We are pleased to inform you of the result of the just concluded Winterthur

Winterthur draws was conducted from an exclusive list of 50,000,000  e-mail
addresses of individual and corporate bodies picked by an automated
random computer ballot search from the internet as part of our international
promotions program which we conduct every year. No tickets were sold.

After this automated computer ballot, your e-mail address attached to serial
number 09-01-70 drew the lucky number 76-19-08-99-31-62, which
consequently emerged as one of first ten (10) lucky winners in the  United
Kingdom category.

You have therefore been approved for a lump sum pay off of  1,000,000.00
(One Million EURO) in cash credited to file WL/41/0041.This is from
total cash prize of 50 Million Euro shared amongst the first fifty- (50) 
lucky winners all around the world. Your funds are now deposited in an
offshore bank with a hardcover insurance.

Please note that your lucky winning number falls within our European booklet
representative office in London. In view of this, our affiliate
bank in the Europe would release your 1,000,000.00 (One Million Euro)  to
you in the United Kingdom.

To claim your prize funds, you are required to come directly to our UK
office for direct claim. If you have problems with coming to our office
you can make a wire transfer of your funds to your private bank  account.

You can also employ the use of a courier service company to deliver  your
winning cheque to your home or office address.

You are required to state your chosen option of claim in your return e-mail,
so we can assist you with the remittance of your winnings to
your designation.

Kindly contact our help line with the information for claim assistance.

Winterthur Lotterien
Information and Payment Bureau:
United Kingdom Office

Mr. Donald Duke.
Tel   +44-703-191-9598


You will be assisted with the remittance of your prize funds to your
designated bank account.

Note that all prize funds must be claimed not later than 10 days. After this
date all funds will be returned to the LOTTERY TREASURY as

Please endeavor to quote your Reference Number: WL/41/0041 and Lucky
numbers: 76-19-08-99-31-62 in every correspondence with your help

Congratulations once again from all members and staff of the Winterthur
Lotterien and thanks for been part of our program.

Mrs April Muller.
Promotions Manager.
Winterthur Lotterien


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