i received a mail the details of which is as below, unfortunately before i could realise that this is a scam i unfortunately mailed them my particulars as mentioned below. i am therefore submitting this information to Consumer Complaints.in for assistance and further advice on any corrective actions that needs to be taken to avoid any awanted consequences namely: misuse of my bank accounts and misuse of my email id.
awaiting you reply as ops immediate
here is the entire mail which i have received:
THE UK INTERNATIONAL LOTTERY CLAIMS AND RELEASE DEPARTMENT.
The Marina Offices, St Peters Yacht Basin,
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 1HX
18th March, 2009
GOVERNMENT ACCREDITED LICENSED!!!
THE INTERNATIONAL ONLINE LOTTERY
IS REGISTE7RED UNDER THE DATA PROTECTION ACT OF;
PROCEDURE TO CLAIM PRIZE
We have received your e-mail with utmost delight in the Sweep Stakes powerball International programs held in ENGLAND.
Congratulations once again from all the staff here.Your e-mail address attached to ticket number 56475600545 188 with serial number 5368/06 drew lucky numbers 12-31-33-39-41-45 (bonus no.23), which consequently won in the 2ND category, you have therefore been approved for a lump sum pay out of £500, 000.00 (Five Hundred Thousand Pounds Sterling).This is from a total cash prize of 4, 500, 000.00 pounds shared amongst the (9) lucky international winners in this category.
Due to mix up of some numbers and names, we ask that you keep your winning information confidential until your claims have been fully processed and your money remitted to you. This is part of our security protocol to avoid multiple claims and unwarranted abuse of this program by some participants.All participants for the online version were selected randomly from World Wide Web sites through computer draw system and extracted from over 100, 000 individual email addresses and names from all over the world. This promotional program takes place every five years.This lottery was promoted and sponsored by a conglomerate of some multinational companies in Europe as part of their social responsibility to the citizens in the communities where they have operational base. We hope with part of your winnings you will take part in our next year Ten million pounds powerball international lottery.
Please note in order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications, remember to quote your reference number and batch numbers in all correspondence. Furthermore should there be any change of address do inform us as soon as possible
Ref No: UKL/9420X2/68
Batch No: 074/05/ZY369
Ticket No: Batch No: 074/05/ZY369
Serial Number: 5368/06
Note: Anybody under the age of 18 is automatically disqualified.Any breach of confidentiality on the part of the winners will result to disqualification
Attached to this email, is the OFFICIAL UK INTERNATIONAL LOTTERY CLAIMS PROCESSING FORM.
You are required to complete and return this form immediately without any further delay, for further processing and verification of your claims.
THE UK INTERNATIONAL LOTTERY CLAIMS FORM
1.FULL NAMES: GEETANJALI ROY
2 ADDRESS : 109/3, JAYANT PARK, MINNIE BAY, PORT BLAIR, ANDAMAN & NICOBAR ISLANDS -744103, INDIA
3.SEX : FEMALE
4.AGE : 33 YRS
5.MARITAL STATUS: MARRIED
7.E-MAIL ADDRESS: email@example.com
8.TELEPHONE NUMBER: 03192-225199
9.MOBILE : 09434287427
10.FAX NUMBER: 03192 225063
11.TICKET NUMBER: 56475600545 188 ; Batch No: 074/05/ZY369
12.AMOUNT WON : £500, 000.00 (Five Hundred Thousand Pounds Sterling)
13.BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF COMPANY/ INDIVIDUAL: HOUSE MAKER,
14.CITY / STATE: PORT BLAIR, ANDAMAN AND NICOBAR ISLANDS
15. NATIONALITY: INDIAN
This is to verify that the information filled in this FORM is a valid particulars of me. YES ___________ NO ______________(PLEASE INDICATE)
PROPERTY OF THE INTERNATIONAL LOTTERY INC
Submitted Form will be manually verified and processed by the assigned Lottery Processing Unit . The Processing of your form will be completed within the shortest possible time of receiving your VERIFICATION AND CLEARANCE FORM. You will receive an update on the status of your verification form if it was accepted or denied.
NOTE: THIS VERIFICATION FORM SHOULD BE COMPLETELY FILLED OUT AND E- MAILED BACK TO ME WITHIN 72HOURS OF RECEIPT OF THIS FORM.
Mr. Terry Bledsoe.