I’ve won the “British National Lottery” (or wow… UK spam!)

Spam email is normally fairly annoying, but every now and then you get one that is so bad that it’s actually kind of entertaining.


The British National Lottery

Your email has won you lump sum of (£1,000,000.00 pounds Sterling)

You are require to contact the delivery manager for verification and authentication of your claims as the sole beneficiary with your personalinformation.

Name: Mr. Franklyn White with this
email :services@scarletdelivery-uk.net
Tel: +44 70457 54280(You have to confirm your winning with a telephone call to the office of Mr Franklyn White)You are also advised to provide him with the under listed informationas soon as possible to process your claims:
1. Name in full
2. Address
3. Nationality
4. Age
5. Occupation
6. Phone/Fax
Yours faithfully
Stella Robert(Mrs)

P O Box 1010, 3b Olympic Way,
Sefton Business Park,
Aintree, Liverpool , L30 1RD
14th November, 2007
Ref: BRLFGP2551256/02
Batch: 074/05/ZY369

I’m so tempted to ring that number, just for the comedy value. 🙂

Speaking of comedy, wasn’t there a Mitchell and Webb sketch about rich people desperately trying to give money away like this?


10 Responses to “I’ve won the “British National Lottery” (or wow… UK spam!)”

  1. Adi says:

    Yes, I get the same mail today,…but I am ignore it

  2. julain says:

    yeah i am going to do the same, and just ignore it!

  3. kerryn says:

    don’t go anywhere near it!!!! Look up the scam websites and they tell you all about it. All these emails are the same and they will use any of this info to commit identity theft, take your money and ruin your life. Be very very careful. They don’t need much of your info to do this.

  4. ron says:

    got the same scam on 15/04/2008 it reads:

    Attn: Winner, ONLINE NOTIFICATION OF WINNINGThe BRITISH NATIONAL LOTTERY, wishes to congratulate you on yoursuccess as one of our Ten(10) Star Prize Winner of the online.InternationalAwareness Promotion (IAP) held 15th April 2008 in London.This makes you the proud owner of a prize of ?1,856,652 Pounds. To beginprocessing of your prize. Contact claims officer via below informations: Contact claims agent below with the under listed following information’s.Barr.Bill MichaelPhone: +447031966517 +447031965415E-mail:uknlclaimsunity@live.co.ukContact him, with your, Serial No: S/N-00167Also provide listedinformations:Names: Address: Sex: Marital Status: Age: Occupation: Phoneno:Country:Yours Sincerely,Mrs Mary WhiteYOU HAVE WON………..Contact Our Claims Agent

  5. JoJo says:

    Just got the same scam mail…how I wish it were true, I could use the loot if U know what I mean…idiots!

  6. saf says:

    i received one now and i really fell for it till i phoned up the banks and the natonal lottery. thanks to you guys i didnt go for it and read your comments thanks again

  7. Ncole says:

    i have this mail too….i deleted.

  8. ger says:

    yeah I received Email and saying that I won in random email draw…and my email was won a 1,000,000.00 I called the name given from the msg. Someone answered and saying that he is from Allied Irish Bank…Is this guy name Thomas Cox also fake? please help me and find if this email is Fake or Scam

  9. ABDELA EDAO says:

    I WAS INFIORMED THAT I WON e -mail lottery being told the amount won(you know it is ………).i also contacted the bank and the bank manager replied me making me sure of the winning and also asked me fullfil some authentication .but still now i have not completed the form wishing to fullfil it .really i will full fil the requirement and send to the bank eventhough it takes time.saying this much, answer me the questions:1-make me sure again(write lucky number….),2-is there expiration date if i stayed somewhat long with out receiving the money? if there is tell me and also your aditional advice concering this.3-is the authentication only by signature?…… PLEASE SEND ME MESSAGE CONCERNING MY IDEA ABOVE. FINALLY THANKS TO

  10. caireen says:

    Hi i got the same email last night and reading the info i could see it was a scam did anyone note the bad spellings was obvious it was Nigerians at there handy work.