[Resolved] INTERNATIONAL PROMOTIONS/PRIZE AWARDS DEPARTMENT AUSTRALIA SWEEPSTAKE LOTTERY CO-OPORATION; — confirmation of the information by the said company as true or false.
SSyed Bial Ahmad
on 7th December 2009 I got an E-mail from the INTERNATIONAL PROMOTIONS/PRIZE AWARDS DEPARTMENT AUSTRALIA SWEEPSTAKE LOTTERY CO-OPORATION. The E-mail read as under:-
We are happy to inform you that your email address has won the sum of $500,000.00USD today 7th December 2009 through Electronic selection of Emails from Australia Lottery International 2009.
Name; DR MATHEW RALPH
DR MATHEW RALPH Claims Agent Nigeria.
Your winning information falls in Nigeria therefore should contact our Regional Claims Agent who is representing us in Nigeria through his email address for transferring your winning prize money.
How to Claim Prize; simply contact our regional claims Agent in Nigeria,
Name; DR MATHEW RALPH
Email address; [protected]@gmail.com
To file for your claim, Please quote your Reference, Batch and Winning number which can be found on the top of this notification;
You should send your personal information to your claims agent as follows;
1. Full Name…
4. Age...Date of Birth...SEX.............
6. Home Tel... Mobile Tel...Fax...
7. State of Origin...Country...
8. And a Scanned copy of you passport
E-mail your claims agent immediately
DR MATHEW RALPH Claims Agent Nigeria.
Note, all winnings must be claimed before 27th December 2009; otherwise all funds will be returned back as Unclaimed and eventually donated to charity organization.
Mrs. Lisa Moore
Australia Lottery Co-coordinator.
Mrs. Rose Scoth
Online Co-ordinator Secretary
AUSTRALIA LOTTERY PROMOTION.
Sir, after getting this mail I responded back to them and in retrun I was advised to mail the Central Bank of Nigeria for transfer of prize money. After doing the same, i received a mail from Central Bank of Nigeria which reas as under:-
OFFICE OF THE FINANCIAL DIRECTOR
FOREIGN REMITTANCE DEPARTMENT
TINUBU SQUARE, VICTORIA ISLAND,
#1665 OYIN JOLAYEMI STREET.LAGOS-NIGERIA
DATE: 8th December 2009
Reference Number: 5687SPL876
Batch Number: [protected]/188
Wining Number: GB8701/LPRC
OUR ESTEEMED CUSTOMER: SYED GILAL AHMAD
COST OF TRANSFER
THIS IS TO INFORM YOU THAT CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA HAS RECEIVED YOUR AFFIDAVIT OF CLAIM ISSUED TO YOU BY FEDERAL HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE NIGERIA FOR YOUR PRIZE FUND TRANSFER INTO YOUR ACCOUNT IN JAMMU & KASHMIR BANK LTD
WE CONCLUDED MEETING NOW WITH BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA REGARDING YOUR AFFIDAVIT OF CLAIM, SINCE FEDERAL HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE NIGERIA HAS INVESTIGATED YOUR WINNING INFORMATION BEYOND EVERY REASONABLE DOUBTS AND FOUND YOU THE ORIGINAL WINNER OF THE PRIZE FUND DEPOSITED IN OUR BANK AND THEREBY ISSUED AN AFFIDAVIT OF CLAIM TO YOU AND ALSO AUTHORIZED OUR BANK TO TRANSFER YOUR PRIZE INTO YOUR ACCOUNT IN JAMMU & KASHMIR BANK LTD , WE SHALL TRANSFER YOUR PRIZE FUND IMMEDIATELY YOU GET BACK TO US WITH THE COST OF TRANSFER (C.O.T) WITHIN 72HOURS.
BANK TO BANK TRANSFER APPROVAL
THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THIS BANK HAS INSTRUCTED YOU TO PAY THE SUM OF $650USD SIX HUNDRED AND FIFTY UNITED STATES DOLLARS) ONLY AS YOUR COST OF TRANSFER (C.O.T) AND FOR THE SHIPMENT OF YOUR CHEQUE/FUND TRANSFER SLIP AND YOUR TRANSFER CERTIFICATE INTO YOUR ACCOUNT IN JAMMU & KASHMIR BANK LTD
YOU ARE REQUIRED TO PAY THE FEE OF ( $650USD SIX HUNDRED AND FIFTY UNITED STATES DOLLARS) FOR YOUR FUND TRANSFER AS SOON AS POSSIBLE AND BE AWARE THAT THE MONEY CAN NEVER BE DEDUCTED OR SUBTRACTED FROM YOUR LOTTERY PRIZE MONEY BECAUSE YOUR FUND IS IN A FIXED DEPOSIT ACCOUNT WHILE YOUR FUND TRANSFER SLIP AND YOUR TRANSFER CERTIFICATE HAS BEEN PREPARED ALREADY.
AFTER MAKING THE PAYMENT, YOU ARE REQUIRED TO SEND THE FOLLOWING TO US; A SCANNED COPY OF THE PAYMENT SLIP TO OUR BANK VIA E-MAIL FOR PROPER CONFIRMATION AND TRANSFER OF YOUR PRIZE MONEY INTO YOUR ACCOUNT IN JAMMU & KASHMIR BANK LTD IMMEDIATELY.
IMMEDIATELY OUR BANK CONFIRM THE PAYMENT SLIP OF YOUR PAYMENT, A COPY OF YOUR CHEQUE/FUND TRANSFER SLIP WILL BE SEND TO YOU IMMEDIATELY AND YOUR PRIZE MONEY WILL BE REMITTED INTO YOUR ACCOUNT JAMMU & KASHMIR BANK LTD IMMEDIATELY.
YOU ARE REQUIRED TO KEEP ALL INFORMATION OF YOUR WINNING ONLY TO YOUR SELF AND WITHOUT THE CONSENT OF THE PUBLIC UNTILL YOUR FUND IS TRANSFERRED TO YOU TO AVOID DOUBLE ENTRY OF CLAIMING BECAUSE ANY DOUBLE ENTRY OF CLAIMING WILL RESULT TO DISQUALIFICATION.
IT IS IMPORTANT ALSO THAT YOU NOTE THAT THE FEE ABOVE CAN NOT BE DEDUCTED FROM YOUR PRIZE SUM BECAUSE YOUR PRIZE MONEY WAS DEPOSITED IN BULK/FIXED DEPOSIT ACCOUNT AND HAS INSURANCE HARDCOVER FOR SECURITY REASONS.
ON THIS NOTE, A CHEQUE OF FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND UNITED STATES DOLLARS ($500,000.00, ONLY) HAS BEEN APPROVED IN FAVOR OF MR SYED GILAL AHMAD
Account Name: Syed Bilal Ahmad.
Bank Name : Jammu & Kashmir Bank Ltd. (INDIA)
Branch Office : MovingSecretariat Srinagar/Jammu
Account Number : SB-18900
Address: Village: Surasyar (Pethyar)
Tehsil : Chadoora District Budgam Kashmir (INDIA) Pin : 191113.
Attached to this email is the Certificate of Deposit and your affidavit of claim your fund in our custody, It is for your verification and documentation. It proves that your fund exists with our bank in a fixed Deposit Account.
THIS IS TO ENABLE OUR BANK [CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA.] EFFECT THE TRANSFER/REMITTANCE OF YOUR WINNING FUND THROUGH TELEGRAPHIC WIRE TRANSFER WITHIN THE NEXT 4 HOURS AFTER CLARIFICATION OF YOUR COURT AFFIDAVIT OF CLAIM ATTACHED TO YOUR PAYMENT FILE
NOTE ; YOU SHOULD SEND YOUR COST OF TRANSFER (C.O.T $650USD SIX HUNDRED AND FIFTY UNITED STATES DOLLARS) WITHIN 72HOURS TO ENABLE US PROCEED,ONCE THIS IS DONE CALL US AT +[protected] AND SEND EMAIL FOR CONFIRMATION TO PROCEED FOR YOUR PRIZE TRANSFER WITHOUT DELAY.
WE SOLICIT YOUR ADHERENCE TO THIS DIRECTIVES.
MAKE THE PAYMENT THROUGH "WESTERN UNION MONEY TRANSFER"IN THE NAME OF THE LEGAL ADVISER TO THE MANAGER, CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA. HIS INFORMATION AS FOLLOWS:
SEND THE MONEY TO THE OFFICER IN CHARGE
Receivers Name: MIKE ROLAND (Our Cashier Manager)
Receivers Address : LAGOS NIGERIA
Text Question: WHAT YEAR
Total Amount: $650USD
AS SOON AS YOU MAKE THE PAYMENT, SEND THE SCAN COPY OF THE PAYMENT TO US FOR CONFIRMATION
WE APPRECIATE THE OPPORTUNITY TO ASSIST YOU. IF WE CAN BE OF FURTHER ASSISTANCE, OUR TELEPHONE SERVICES REPRESENTATIVES ARE AVAILABLE TO ASSIST YOU FROM 6:00 A.M. UNTIL 12:00 P.M. (PACIFIC TIME), SEVEN DAYS A WEEK, AT
Dr. John Sanusi
Central Bank Of Nigeria
This email and any files transmitted with it are confidential and intended solely for the use of the individual or entity to which they are addressed. If you have received this email in error please notify Central Bank Of Nigeria (International Remittance Department) Victoria Island Lagos Nigeria. This message contains confidential information and is intended only for the individual named.
[protected] Central Bank Of Nigeria. All Rights Reserved.
Sir, in this regard I request your kind self to guide me at an earliest regarding the matter and convey me whether it is true or false .
Syed Bilal Ahmad
Complaint marked as Resolved Aug 14, 2020