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BARCLAYS BANK PLC®
1 CHURCHILL PLACE E14 5HP,
Attention: The Beneficiary,
Thanks for contacting Barclays Bank Plc. We acknowledged the receipt of your mail sent earlier on and we are very sorry for the delay in response which was due to the proper verification and authentication of your winnings, and indeed we are also very happy with you and wishes to say CONGRATULATIONS for being one of the lucky winners in this year email random selection promotions conducted by UK Multinational Corporation inconjuction with the CFI networks.
However, be informed that Barclays bank Plc is a corporate and financial institution that cannot indulge in any forms of illegality as our reputation speaks all over the world. Barclays Bank is the flagship subsidiary of financial services group Barclays PLC. The bank is primarily active in the, where it serves approximately 14 million consumers and nearly 600,000 small businesses, but also has significant operations in France, Italy, Portugal, Spain, and several African nations, as well as the Middle East and Asia. It offers standard retail services such as current accounts, savings and investments, mortgages and other loans, insurance, credit cards, and Online Banking. Barclays Bank traces its roots to the late 17th century. Barclays bank is so pleased to officially validate the winning notification we received from you after due verification of your personal data's and other relevant information needed to ascertain the authentication of your claims, we are glad to inform you that you are the real and authentic winner in the 2nd category of this year sweepstake recently held by UK Multinational Corporation, in which your email address attached to e-ticket number: 834509819 and Prize Number: 237359446 drew a prize of £850,000.00 GBP.
TWO OPTIONS ONLY FOR CLAIMS OF PRIZE:
1) First option, you can give Barclays bank the mandate to transfer your funds out of the Escrow account of the Bank of England and due to the global financial crunch being noticed in all financial institutions, it is required of all resident and non-resident of this year lottery winnings to open a new Barclays Online Transit Account called (B.O.T.A) with Barclays bank Plc in order to aid their transfer and for onward remittance to your local bank account in your country. Please note that if you want us to transfer your funds through the Barclays Online Transit Account, you'll have to first open an online account with Barclays bank then we can provide you the account number and Pin code for you to access your account online and also guide you on how to make transfer of the total amount to your local bank account in your country and the cost of opening a (B.O.T.A) is £450 GBP which is $720 USD only.
2) Second option, should you want us to instruct the Bank of England to package your funds into a security metal box as a consignment to be delivered to you in your doorstep. This could be done through an international diplomat that has the immunity to deliver any consignment package worldwide as all lottery funds are currently dormicile at the Bank of England and it is our duty to guide all lottery beneficiaries through the two processes as explain in order to receive their prizes. The diplomatic delivery of your funds will be done through a delivery agent who is a bank representative and also note that there will be not risk involve and the necessary logistical process will be taking care of and the cost of logistics to have your funds package in a consignment and have it deliver to you by our agent is £750 GBP which is $960.00 USD only.
Furthermore, regarding the two options above, you are required to send the charges as mentioned for which you wish to claim your prize through the account officer's name and address via any western union money transfer outlet close to you immediately and also remember that Barclays bank only stand as an intermediary between you and the Bank of England where your funds are currently deposited, so, our duty is to either assist you transfer your funds through our Online banking system or have it delivered to you by the diplomatic process as you are expected to forward the proof of payment in order for the account officer to effect on collection so that we can begin the next process of either transfering your prize through the bank-to-bank wire transfer or having it deliver to you at your doorstep through your contact address as provided to us. Be informed that you have to send the money transfer control number (MTCN) via email for acknowdgement as you are advice to act swiftly and send the payment for the cost of logistics through our account officer's name and address as directed below because this are the basic requirements needed to facilitate the release/transfer or deliver of your prize.
Name: MR. BRUSE JERRY.
Address: 1 Churchill Place, London UK.
Finally, please be aware that restrictions have been placed on lottery winning transaction by the Swiss Federal Banking (SFB) and Gaming Commission (GC) and not untill this process is concluded; therefore Barclays Bank Plc will not be able to deduct any charges from your prize. Deduction of charges from a restricted / blocked transaction is a breach of applicable banking laws in the United Kingdom which means that the above charges cannot be DEDUCTED from your prize and hence must be paid by you the lottery beneficiary before your funds will released out of the Escrow account of the Bank of England. Reason is that, Barclays Bank Plc is not custody of your prize/funds which is currently dormiciled at the Bank of England, Barclays Bank Plc do not have the legal right to deduct any charges from funds that is not in their treasury and not until your funds are successfully transfered or released by the Bank of England, we cannot deduct ny single charges. It is important to inform you of this procedures immediately so that if you ready to claim your prize, then you have to adhere to the instructions of the bank by making the required payment above otherwise, your prize may be awarded to the next runner-up in your category of the sweepstakes as you stand to forfeit your prize for your inability to meet with our banking directives, please acknowledge the receipt of this mail and respond back as soon as possible with your payment details. Thank you.
DR. MORGAN DAVID
Director, Head of Operation
International Remittance Dept.
TEL: +44 701-113-3550
Barclays Bank PlC. Registered in England. Registered No: 1026167. Registered Office: 1 Chruchill Place, London E14 5HP. Barclays Bank PlC is authorized and regulated by the Financial Services Authority. Barclays Bank PlC adheres to the principles of the Banking Code. A copy of the Code is available on request.
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