This email with the subject "NEW YEAR WINNER ..............CONGRATULATIONS !" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 10 Jan 2008 05:26:56 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "DAYZERS LOTTERY UK OFFICE" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Sir/Madam, There is an issue with the Western Union Money Transfer in the amount of £500,000.00 directed at the owner of this email address.The DAYZERS LOTTERY UK OFFICE contacted us for your transaction yesterday.They said that they choose to send it to an email address instead of a name.We are unable to complete a transfer directed at an email address,so we require some more information in order to complete this transfer. You are required to provide confirmation of the following: The name Telephone : Mobile phone: Full Address Contact: Sex: Age: Occupation: Company: State/ City: Zip Code: Country: Amount Of Grant: Tel: +44-704-576-2097 +44-704-576-0710 Email:email@example.com As soon as this information is received, your payment will be made to you in a Certified Bank Draft or wired to your nominated bank accountdirectly from The NORTHERN BANK UK BRANCH as soon as you comply with the please use reference REF No: UK/9420X2/68/osy TICKET No: 56475600545188 for our mutual convenience. Western Union Payments Officer. Mrs. Roses Hutchman.