I received this reply mail in my sent mail box. I would like to know is this a fraud letter or not.?

Re: Sallie, welcome to Yahoo! Answers TO: 1 More1 recipientCC: recipientsYou MoreHide Details FROM:Sallie Ramsey TO:"Yahoo! Answers" Message flagged Tuesday, August 23, 2011 10:47 PMMessage bodyI received this in may email box Please check if this is a spam fraud email offer and please reply back to me as soon as you have the answer. Yours truly Sallie Global Courier 24Hours Delivery/Payment Directives‏‏‏ 1 recipientsCC: recipientsYou More Hide Details FROM:Global Courier Service Message flagged Tuesday, August 23, 2011 9:08 AMMessage bodyGLOBAL COURIER SERVICE 23 Sheldon Square, London W2 6PY, United Kingdom. {UK} Handling Officer: Mr. Karl Williams. Phone : +447014237960 +447014238331 Dear Sally Eriksson, Good day to you. This is to inform you that we are in possession of a certified cheque which is to be couriered to you. You are to please confirm your mailing address to enable us dispatch your parcel immediately. Note that we also do not deliver to street corners but to your residence. It is the usual practice of our organization to conduct a proper verification of all parcels that we are to deliver to ensure that they are valid. Be rest assured that your funds has been confirmed valid and true. Delivery of the parcel from THE UNITED KINGDOM LOTTERY with order number FL/668530092 Registered in the name of Sally Eriksson will be made once you have met the necessary requirements. We are a well established company offering courier and transport services 24hours a day priority delivery across the globe. We deliver, letters, parcels and consignments to any destination by road, air or sea. Your Order number is FL/668530092 . Description of parcel to be delivered: Description Of Parcel To Be Delivered An original certificate of weight :-------------0.05kg Bonded draft of weight :-------------0.11kg Total weight of parcel :-------------0.16kg Colour of Parcel :-------------White Length of days :-------------Same day Delivery Name &Destination: Name: Sally Eriksson. Address: Vangsbyvägen 42 zipcode 740 20 Vänge. Country: Sweden. Order Number: (FL/668530092) Below are the mandatory administrative charges that you required to pay to enable us courier your certified bank check to you: Courier/Charges:.............£50.00 Pounds {GBP} Admn. & Handling.........£150.00 Pounds {GBP} Insurance.................... £100.00 Pounds {GBP} TOTAL Delivery Sum...... £300.00 Pounds {GBP} We have undertaken an insurance cover incase of loss, damage or theft of your highly sensitive document. We assume all responsibilities incase of any eventualities. You are to make the payment through Western Union Money Transfer so as to speed up the process of delivery. You are to locate the nearest Western Union agency and make the payment through the name of our accounts officer below: Accounts Officer Name: Name: Mrs. Prisca Murphy Location: London W2 6PY, United Kingdom. You are to email this office a copy of the transfer slip , send the following information via email as they appear on the western union transfer slip: [1] Name And Address Of Sender: [2] Amount Sent: [3] Control Number (MTCN): [4] Test Question And Answer: You are to send a copy of the evidence of payment to your handling agent as well for confirmation. A receipt of the above payment will be issued to you from our office along with your cheque. As soon as we receive confirmation and evidence of payment of the above charges, we will dispatch your parcel immediately. The date and time of departure and expected date of delivery will be sent to you. You will be required to sign for the parcel and to do this, you will need either your international passport as identification or your driver's license. NOTE: WE DO NOT OFFER COD AS PART OF OUR SERVICES All orders not delivered within Six(6) working days from this communication will be returned. Please ensure that you confirm your delivery address. We are glad to be of service to you. Regards, Mr. Karl Williams Customer Services GLOBAL COURIER SERVICES Reply to: Reply to Global Courier Service Reply to Global Courier Service Send -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- From: ""Yahoo! Answers" " <> To: Sent: Tuesday, August 23, 2011 11:31 AM Subject: Sallie, welcome to Yahoo! Answers

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100% scam... More
Answered By: Buffy Staffordshire - 9/13/2011
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Yes, definitely a fraud - I get loads. They are not a courier service and why would you get anything from the UK lottery when you are in Sweden?!
Answered By: Fanny Blood - 9/13/2011
A well known scam. Have nothing to do with it.
Answered By: champer - 9/13/2011
Obviously a scam - delete it straight away ( note - lottery do not send packages and certainly don't have to pay for them!!)
Answered By: cunny - 9/13/2011
Yeah it's fraud. Don't ever send money to anything you think is suspicious.
Answered By: Sam - 9/13/2011
Yea i think it might be fraud , the lottery is called camelot in this country and it doesnt look like a very proffesional letter by the way they said they would not deliver it to street corners, DO NOT SEND THEM MONEY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Answered By: Michael Hollands - 9/13/2011
Yes. Unless you have actually registered for the United Kingdom Lottery and are sure you have won, that would be their first mistake. Second mistake: The Lottery, TMK, does not require you to pay any money to receive your winnings... More
Answered By: Gillian - 9/13/2011
You send them £300 and all you will get in return is egg on your face. Just delete it, it's a scam
Answered By: thinpinblue - 9/13/2011
Its Fraud As a future note anytime you copy your email.... make sure you remember to remove your own email address from the letter, especially when posting it publicly. You just posted it twice now..
Answered By: DR Tech - 9/13/2011
i very often get messages from THE UNITED KINGDOM LOTTERY saying that i won 75000 pounds.definitely it is fraud.dont waste your time asking such questions in here.move on.
Answered By: gamer - 9/13/2011
Report it to the police.
Answered By: David in Lancs - 9/13/2011
This id definitely a scam as they say they are working on behalf of the UK Lottery and they want to charge you for a check. If you had won money from the lottery they would of done a bank transfer to your bank account... More
Answered By: Cheech - 9/13/2011
You say it was in your sent mail, so it's not a reply. Did you contact them? Then it's not a reply. If it is in you in box it's just mail. These scams have been going around for donkey's years.
Answered By: Joey Blag - 9/13/2011
100% SCAM... More
Answered By: Kittysue - 9/13/2011
Are you serious? It's definitely SPAM. Who says "Good day to you" and "You are to please confirm your mailing address" for starters. Who delivers to street corners? Does *anybody* call it "THE UNITED KINGDOM LOTTERY"? Which delivery company ever tells you what colour your parcel is? ... I won't go on! Delete.
Answered By: Natalie - 9/13/2011
If I replied to this, I'd write... More
Answered By: XTIAN170174 - 9/13/2011
It is a fraudulent e-mail, what is commonly known as phishing. A phishing message is where someone impersonates a legitimate company, cause, or organization, and tries to get you to disclose personal information to them so that they can then steal your identity. You should report this message to your e-mail service... More
Answered By: batraylover - 9/13/2011
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