419 Scam – "China Welfare Lottery"
The real "China Welfare Lottery" is run by the Chinese government and you can't win it unless you have bought a lottery ticket in China. They do not run any kind of "email lottery". Everey "email lottery" is a scam, usually run by criminals from Nigeria.. Legitimate lotteries do not randomly select email addresses in order to award its woner a large amount of money. There are no legitimate e-mail lotteries.
Please send us replies by "claims agents", especially money demands, we will publish them here.
Please forward copies of fraud emails to the abuse department of the webmail address listed as the contact email for the "claims agent". Ask for the addresses to be suspended because they are used in a 419 fraud (see 419 FAQ).
Note that the real Industrial and Commercial Bank of China has no connection to any lotteries in China or elsewhere.
China Welfare Lottery