Here is a lottery scam email that I found in my spam folder
Date:9/7/2009 7:42:17 A.M. Central Daylight Time
Reply To: mrpeterharrison@inMail24.com
West African Commission Enterprise and Industry DG Communication and Information Unit
/R4 abj 13/ 092B – 1049 Abuja (Nigeria)
Released: 27th August, 2009.
We bring to your notice the decision by the board of trustees of The West African Union to choose you as one of the final recipients of a cash grant/donation for your own personal, educational, and business development (SME funding).
To promote growth and creating new jobs in the West African economy, We are giving out a yearly donation to 100 lucky recipients who have been selected from random websites all over the globe,as funding/aid from the West African Union,AfricanCommission, and the United Nations in accordance with enabling acts of Parliament. Your Confirmable International Certified Bank Draft of $1.200,000.00 One million Two Hundred United States Dollars Have Been Deposited with the CARDINAL SECURITY SERVICES And For your information, We have paid for the delivery Charges, Insurance premium and Clearance Certificate Fee of the Cheque showing that it is not a Drug Money or meant to sponsor Terrorist attack in your Country. The only money you will send to the CARDINAL SECURITY SERVICES to deliver your Draft direct to your postal Address in yourcountry is ($175 USD) Dollars only being Security Keeping Fee of the Cardinal security Company so far for keeping the draft till date. Again, don’t be deceived by anybody to pay any other money except $175 US Dollars.
For detailed information, please contact paying office
Name: Mr. Peter Harrison
Telephone: +234 802 313 2389
Remember to quote your identification numbers.
Find your identificationnumbers below:
BATCH NUMBER: WA-09102XN
UNIQUE NUMBER: AF09788
Note that these numbers fall within your location file.
Thank you and accept my congratulations once again!
MRS. JOAN MARY
Information Officer and Coordinator,
West Africa Resources Network © 2009