what I found in my inbox today. a SCAM.
FROM: THE DESK OF THE VICE PRESIDENT INTERNATIONALPROMOTIONS/PRIZE AWARDS DEPARTMENT AUSTRALIANINTERNATIONAL SWEEPSTAKES LOTTERY CORPORATION; DATE: 24/04/2009REF NUMBER: 475061725BATCH NUMBER: 7056490902/188WINNING NUMBER: GB8701/LPRC CONGRATULATION! CONGRATULATION!! CONGRATULATION!!! Dear Sir / Madam, We are delighted to inform you of your prize release on the April 24th, 2009 from the AUSTRALIA INTERNATIONAL LOTTERY PROGRAM, Which is fully based on an electronic selection of winners using their E-mail addresses, your email was attached to ticket number; 4706172507056490902 serial number 7741137002. This batch draws the lucky numbers as follows 5-13-33-37-42 bonus number 17, which consequently won the lottery in the second category. You have been approved a lump sum pay of US$1,000,000.00 (ONE MILLION UNITED STATES DOLLARS) in Cash credit file ref: ILP/HW 47509/02 from the total Cash prize OF$16.700,000,00 that is shared amongst eight Lucky winners in this category . All participants were selected through computer balloting system drawn form Nine hundred thousand E-mail addresses from Canada, Australia, United States,Asia,Europe,Russians, Middle East, Africa and Oceania Part of our international promotions program, which is Conducted annually. This Lottery was promoted and Sponsored by a conglomerate of some multinational Companies as part of their social responsibility tothe Citizens in the communities where they have Operational base. Furthermore your detail (e-mail address) falls within ourrepresentative office in Africa as indicated in your play coupon and your prize of US$1,000,000.00 will be released to you from this regional branch office in AFRICA. We hope with part of your prize, you will Participate in our end of year high stakes for US$1.3 Billion international draws. HOW TO CLAIM YOUR PRIZE:Simply contact our fiduciary Agent,DR. BENSON CUTTERTEL+234-7032484983EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org WINNERS APPLICATION FORM FOR PAYMENT. NAME IN FULL ADDRESS OCCUPATION SEX MARITAL STATUS DATE OF BIRTH NATIONALITY TELEPHONE AMOUNT WON DATE WON Please you are to fill up the above information's and send to your regional agent DR. BENSON CUTTER with his contact email address.You can also call for more information's concerning your winning. To file for your claim. Please quote your reference, Batch and winning number, which can be found on the top left corner of this notification as well as your full name, address and telephone number to help locate your file easily. For security reasons, we advice all winners to keep this information confidential from the public until your claim is processed and your prize released to you. This is part of our securityprotocol to avoid double claiming and unwarranted taking advantage of this programmed by non-participant or none-official Personnel. NOTE: All winnings must be claimed within twenty days from today.After this date all unclaimed funds would be donated to charity homes ........Remember to quote you reference information in all correspondence with your Claims agent. Congratulations once again on your winnings!!! Best RegardsRev Sholes DuckCo-coordinator Australian Lottery International.