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25/9/2019 The Lotto Royals online email address free- ticket draw of the 2019 Euro Jackpot promot
martin@claudiatrincado.com


Scam Email received 9/28/2019

Email From:

marketing@r278.com

Sender Name:

marketing@r278.com

Other emails used:

martin@claudiatrincado.com,

Email Subject:

25/9/2019 The Lotto Royals online email address free- ticket draw of the 2019 Euro Jackpot promot


25/9/2019 The Lotto Royals online email address free- ticket draw of the 2019 Euro Jackpot promot – martin@claudiatrincado.com


WINNING CERTIFICATE Attention: Email Account Holder, 1A Arcade house template fortune, London, United Kingdom NW11 7TL. www.lottoroyals.com +44-3308087530 It is with pleasure that we inform you, that the Lotto Royals online email address free- ticket draw of the 2019 Euro Jackpot promotion Award has just been released, and with full authorization let you know that your email address came out in the first category and entitles you to claim the sum of € 500,000 Euros. This is a promotional program, to encourage the use of Internet programs. Your email address was entered for this online draw on: Free ticket number: LR961457 Reference number: ON29#16i Serial number: EU / 18273, Batch number: LR / 31221 Lucky numbers: 02 – 07 – 21 – 36 – 18 – 09- Bonus 05. This then won you the lottery in the 1st category ie Matches 6 lucky numbers plus Bonus number. You have been allocated a total sum of €500, 000.00 (Five Hundred Thousand Euros Only) in cash which is credited to file LR / 1682135304/18. This is from a total cash prize of €100, 280,000.00 shared amongst 194 categories with (2) lucky winners from “1st” category. Kindly visit our office with above motioned address or provide the following information to proceed with your claim: 1. Full name: 2. Physical Address: 3. Age: 4. Occupation: 5. Reference Number / Ticket Number: 6. Telephone Number: 7. Nationality: 8. Batch number: Contact our Italy fiduciary office immediately with details below to commence release of your lottery prize by providing the eight details above. Email: Tel: (+39) 3512362500 Promotion Team Lotto Royals ® Good luck! Please do not reply back to the sender address or the from address, this notification is sent automatically via computer virtual notification to winning email addresses and recipients. marketing@r278.com – martin@claudiatrincado.com

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