is anyone of you know or heard about irish national lottery online programme?

@pinay81 (1538)
Philippines
November 26, 2007 4:12am CST
hi mylotter i just want to asked if anyone of you know about irish national lottery online prgramme have you encounter some email from this because this morning when i open my email i receievd a message from this lottery saying "you have therefore been approved for a lump sum pay out of 1,350,000 pounds sterling in cash credit they want me to send my real name,address,tel, but they dont asked yet my account number so what i do is i reply to them i said " i dont remember that i join in your lottery program sorry maybe you send message to a wrong email address"
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@shakeroo (3990)
• Malaysia
26 Nov 07
That is definitely a scam. I think by now you already know about it, right? Did they reply to your mail? However, there are people who believed them and even sent them some money when they were promised to receive a huge winning.
@pinay81 (1538)
• Philippines
26 Nov 07
hi shaker, when i reply to them and telling that i dont join any lottery program they dont reply up to now maybe they think i will send my information because of that money that they said i win actually almost 3x i received a lottery email but i ignored all cause i know they are scam and want to get money from me:-) thanks
@santuccie (3374)
• United States
27 Nov 07
This is called phishing. It's a scam. Learn about it here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phishing