The GRAMSTEL PROMO LOTTERY scam email shown below claims that the recipient has won money in an international lottery. The email is an attempt to initiate a dialogue with potential victims and subsequently trick them into sending money to the scammers responsible. There is no “GRAMSTEL PROMO LOTTERY” and no prize money.
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GRAMSTEL INTERNATIONAL LOTTERY PROMOTION.
FROM:THE DESK OF THE MANAGING DIRECTOR
GRAMSTEL PROMO LOTTO .INTER.L/PRIZE AWARD DEPT .
RE/ AWARD NOTIFICATION; FINAL NOTICE
We are pleased to inform you of the announcement today,7th January, 2005 of winners of the GRAMSTEL PROMO LOTTERY,THE NETHERLANDS / INTERNATIONAL, PROGRAMS held on 3rd December, 2004.
Your winning email address,is attached to ticket number 023-0148-790-459, with serial number 5073-11 drew the lucky numbers 43-21-54-37-10-43, and consequently won the lottery in the 3rd category. You have therefore been approved for a lump sum pay out of US$3,000.000.00 in cash credited to file REF NO. AMXXL/25041238013/03. This is from total prize money of US$51,000,000.00 shared among the seventeen international winners in this category. All participants were selected through a computer ballot system drawn from a collection of email addreses belonging to all frequent internet users from all over the world from Australia, New Zealand, America, Europe, North America and Asia as part of International Promotions Programme, which is conducted bia-annually.
CONGRATULATIONS! ! !
Your funds is now deposited with our corresponding bank, and would be transferd to you as soon as i hear from you. Due to the mix up of some numbers and names, we ask that you keep this award strictly from public notice until your claim has been processed and your money remitted to your designated account or send to me your prefarence as regards your desired method of transfer of your funds to you This is part of our security protocol to avoid double claiming or unscrupulous acts by participants of this programm. We hope with a part of your prize, you will participate in our end of year high stakes US$1.3billion International Lottery. To begin your claim, please contact your claims agent:
FOREIGN SERVICE MANAGER, Herbarium Heidelberglaan 2 , AMSTERDAM with this informations which should include your FULL MAMES, AGE, SEX,MARITAL STATUS,PROFESSION ,NATIONALITY,CONTACT POSTAL ADDRESS,TELEPHONE AND FAX NUMBER, via this email address(firstname.lastname@example.org)
For due processing and remittance of your prize money to a designated account of your choice. Remember, all prize money must be claimed not later than 30th January, 2005. After this date, all funds will be returned as unclaimed,back to the NETHERLAND GOVERNMENT.
NOTE: In order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications, please remember to quote your reference and batch numbers in every one of your respondences with your agent. Furthermore, should there be any change of your email address, do inform your claims agent as soon as possible.
Congratulations again from all our staff and thank you for being part of our promotions programm.
Anybody under the age of 18 is automatically disqualified.