This email wasn’t part of the Nigerian Prince scam. This email was legitimately worth millions of dollars.
One of the longest-running email scams is no doubt the one where a Nigerian Prince emails an American asking for help with a little foreign money exchange which would result in you receiving boatloads of cash. That’s not what this Oakland County, Michigan found in her spam folder.
According to the Michigan Lottery website, Laura Spears, no relation to Britney, purchased a Mega Million lottery ticket online on December 31st, 2021. She later noticed it was a huge jackpot but shrugged it off since she hadn’t received an email to let her know that it was time to quit her job.
Recently she was digging through her spam folder in search of an email from a friend when she stumbled upon an email from the Michigan Lottery. Spears matched numbers on 5 white balls which meant that she won $1 million. That’s pretty amazing. She…