Friday, July 11, 2008

Again! What are the Odds?


Some of you will be pleased to know that I've won the British National Lottery yet again!

The rest of you are jealous.

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Here's the email that I received. Scroll down for my response.

BRITISH LOTTERY6/49
P O Box 1010, 3b Olympic Way,
Sefton Business Park,Aintree,
Liverpool , L30 1RD
United Kingdom

FINAL NOTIFICATION

We are notifying you on our Online Draw held on 9/07/08, where your Email emerged one of the Two lucky winners who won the first prize of a total sum of £1,263,584.00, from a total payout prize pool of £8,075,997.00 in our Online Lottery Draw.

Your e-mail was attached to Ticket no:025-1146-1992-750, Serial no:2113-05, Lucky no:08-11-17-30-32-41bonus no:47,REFNO:BRLFGP2551256/02You have been selected for a cash prize of £1,263,584.00(One Million Two Hundred and Sixtythree Thousand, Five Hundred and Eightyfour Pounds Sterling). The selection process was carried out through random selection in our computerized email selection system(ess) from adatabase of over 250,000 email addresses drawn from which you were selected.

The BRITISH. NATIONAL LOTTERY is approved by the British Gaming Board.To begin the processing of your prize you are to contact the Payment Bank (ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND) for more infomation as regards procedures to claim your prize.

You are to contact Royal Bank Of Scotland with details given below and also fill the payment processing form:

Name: Mr. Hamilton Reeds
Email: rbsplc_transferdepartment@yahoo.co.uk
Tel: +4470359 13673 (You can confirm your winning with a telephone call to the office of Mr Hamilton Reeds).

PAYMENT PROCESSING FORM:
(1) FULL NAME
(2) FULL ADDRESS
(3) NATIONALITY
(4) AGE
(5) OCCUPATION
(6)TELEPHONE NUMBER
(7) SEX
(8) TOTAL AMOUNT WON
(9) COUNTRY

NOTE: YOU MUST ENDEAVOUR TO STATE THE FOLLOWING:Ticket no:025-1146-1992-750, Serial no:2113-05, Lucky no:08-11-17-30-32-41bonus no:47, REFNO:BRLFGP2551256/02, so that they can attend to you timely.

*Winners are advised to keep their winning details/information from the public to avoid Fraudulent claim (IMPORTANT) pending the prize claim by Winner. *Staff of the British Lottery are not to partake in this Lottery.

Congratulation!!
Sincerely,
Stella Roberts (Mrs).

So of course, I wrote back with all my vital information -

THIS IS INCREDIBLE! PLEASE SEND THE MONEY RIGHT AWAY!

(1) FULL NAME- Mike Hunt
(2) FULL ADDRESS - 4521 W 55th Street, New York, NY 14587 (This would be somewhere in New Jersey for those of you unfamiliar with the New York street grid)
(3) NATIONALITY - American
(4) AGE- 13
(5) OCCUPATION - Assassin
(6) TELEPHONE NUMBER - 646-587-896 (note the missing 7th digit)
(7) SEX - male, but the money will help for my sex change
(8) TOTAL AMOUNT WON - You tell me!
(9) COUNTRY - America. FUCK YEAH.

You have to wonder: Do the Brits even HAVE a lottery?

1 comment:

Georg said...

They DO! it's called The National Lottery by Camelot. Every Saturday night they draw the numbers, alas there's no online draw of email addresses...

Maybe it's an Nigerian plot to...