419 Scam – "LOTTO INTERNATIONAL NL"
"LOTTO INTERNATIONAL NL" is a fake lottery run by a Nigerian gang in the Netherlands. This appears to be connected to the "ADS LOTTERY (Queensley Rhoda / Paul Zimmerman)" scam.
Please send us replies by "claims agents", especially money demands and payment instructions, 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 domains / addresses to be suspended because they are used in a 419 fraud (see 419 FAQ).
Sample fake winning notification:
From: "Innes Seedorff" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Fri, 11 Nov 2005 18:07:28 +0100
LOTTO INTERNATIONAL NL.
We are pleased to inform you of the result of the
Lottery Winners International programs held on the
10/09/2005. Your e-mail address attached to ticket
with serial number: drew which consequently won in
the 1st category, you have therefore been approved for
a lump sum pay out of US$1,500,000.00 (One Million,
Five Hundred Thousand United States dollars).
Due to mix up of some numbers and names, we ask that
you keep your winning information confidential until
your claims has been processed and your money Remitted
to you. This is part of our security protocol to avoid
double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program
by some participants. All participants were selected
through a computer ballot system drawn from over
40,000 company and 20,000,000 individual email
addresses and names from all over the world.
This promotional program takes place every year. This
lottery was promoted and sponsored by a group of
successful electronic dealers.we hope with part of
your winning,you will take part in our next year US$20
million international lottery. To file for your claim,
please contact our paying officer.
Mr Terry Edward (Lottery Director)
Netherlands Lottery Company
TEL: +31 633 773 321
FAX; +31 205 248 664
Remember, all winning must be claimed not later than
20th Of November, 2005.After this date all unclaimed
funds will be included in the next stake.
Please note in order to avoid unnecessary delays and
complications please remember to quote your reference
number and batch numbers in all correspondence.
Furthermore, should there be any change of address do
inform our agent as soon as possible.
Congratulations once more from our members of staff
and thank you for being part of our promotional
Anybody under the age of 18 is automatically