The Oil Company Lottery

After the recently obscene gas prices, perhaps the oil companies have finally decided to play fair and redistribute some of their wealth via a free lottery…

OIL PETROULEUM DEVELOPMENT COMPANY OF UK, SA1 4B AWARD WINNER OF THE YEAR 2008.

Dear Winner!!!

NOTIFICATION OF YOUR AWARD.

We have good news for you The Oil & Gas Petroleum Company Of UK, is glad to inform you that you have been approved a lump sum pay of 200,000.00 GB POUNDS (Two Hundred Thousand, Great Britain Pounds) in cash credit file ref: OCP/GB8740/08 from the total cash prize shared amongst four lucky winners in this category.

All participants were selected through a computer balloting system drawn from Nine hundred thousand E-mail addresses from Canada, Australia, United States, Asia, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Oceania as part of our international promotions program which is conducted annually. This Lottery was promoted and sponsored by a conglomerate of some multi national companies as part of their social responsibility to the citizens in the communities where they have operational base.

To celebrate the 27th anniversary program, the Oil & Gas Petroleum Company of UK, in conjunction with some multi national companies and other relevant bodies is giving out a yearly donation of 200,000.00 GB Pounds (Two Hundred Thousand, Great Britain Pounds) to four lucky recipients.

These specific Donations/Grants will be awarded to recipients worldwide, in different categories for their personal business development and enhancement of their educational plans. Kindly note that you will only be chosen to receive the donation once, which means that subsequent yearly donation will not get to you again.

You were selected among the lucky recipients to receive the award sum of 200,000.00 GB Pounds (Two Hundred Thousand, Great Britain Pounds) as charity donations/aid from the Oil Petroleum Company of England, in accordance with the enabling act of Parliament.

Reference Number: AAA/231/AB7 Winning Number: 4,7,21,48,70 Batch Number: NB/MY/097/B7/00A

TITLE: A.[Reference verification numbers] Quote your reference, batch and winning number which can be found on the top left corner of this notification.

Reference NO_:

Winning NO_:

Batch NO_:

You are advised to fill the form below and send to your claims agent Dr. Frank Baker. (RCA) with the below email address immediately.

SECTION: B [personal data]

1. Full name………………….

2. Contact Address…………

3. Age…………………………

4. Telephone Number………

5. Mobile phone……………..

6. Marital Status……………..

7. Sex………………………….

8. Next Of Kin………………..

9. Zip Code……………………

10. Occupation………………

11. Company………………….

12. E-mail……………………..

13. State:……………………..

14. Country……………………

15. Nationality………………..

NOTE: you must complete and send the [Title A] and [Section B] to your claim agent Dr. Frank Baker.with his E-mail Address below, because he is the only person to direct you on how you can claim you wining prize money.

Contact Person:Dr. Frank Baker.
Email:dr.frankbaker@yahoo.co.uk dr.frankbaker@mynet.com Telephone: +44-7031818618 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              +44-7031818618      end_of_the_skype_highlighting Fax: +44-870-4957-549

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 security protocol to avoid double claiming and unwarranted taking advantage of this programmed by non-participant or unofficial personnel. All information is strictly confidential and will only be used for the purpose to which it is been requested.

Note: All awards MUST be claimed, not later than 15 days after notification; Any Prize not claimed within this period will be forfeited. Failure to do so will result to outright cancellation On behalf of the entire Board, I say Congratulations!!!

Yours in service, DR.MRS.STELLA BENARD [OIL PETROULEUM CO-ODINATOR]

…then again, maybe not… the above is a scam email, designed to part the foolish from their money!!

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