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One reason lottery scams may be so persistent is that some people do enter online lotteries, and so are more likely to be hooked when the scam message arrives. If you’ve never entered an online lottery you can’t be a winner; but some people do enter, and so if a lottery scam message happens to arrive a few days later, well, you’re predisposed to think it’s really for you. And if the scammer is sending out thousands or even millions of copies, it only takes a few luck “hits” for him to hit the jackpot for himself.
from Mr White Kelly email@example.com
date Sat, Mar 27, 2010 at 4:03 PM
subject THE LOTTERY DEPARTMENT LONDON
THE LOTTERY DEPARTMENT LONDON,
BRITISH GAMING BOARD,
292, UPPER RICHMOND RD WEST,
EAST SHEEN,LONDON,SW14 7JG
The Uk National Lottery has set out and successfully organized a Sweepstakes marking the beginning of the year anniversary. We rolled out over 10,000.000.00 (10 million e-mails) to mark the 2010 Anniversary Draws. Participants for the draws were randomly selected and drawn from a wide range of web hosts which we enjoy their BETA patronage attaching personalized email addresses to ticket numbers.
Your email address as indicated,it was drawn and attached to Ticket no:56475600545188 with verification number no:2113-05 and drew the lucky numbers 9-21-17-39-23-13(20) which subsequently won you 1,000,000.00 (One Million Great Britain pounds) as one of the 10 jackpot winners in this draw. Please fill the form bellow for claims and get back.
Agent Name: Mr.White Kelly
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