This email with the subject "ELECTRONIC EMAIL AWARD WINNING NOTIFICATION" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 12 Sep 2015 15:17:30 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "United States Lottery"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
DATE: 09/11/2015 REF NUMBER:475061725 BATCH NUMBER:7056490902/188 WINNING NUMBER: USTX8701/LPRC WINNER NO: 102 ELECTRONIC EMAIL AWARD WINNING NOTIFICATION AWARD PRESENTATION CENTER: UNITED STATES NATIONAL LOTTERY UNITED STATES TEXAS LOTTERY Dear lucky winner We the United States MICROSOFT COOPERATION MANAGEMENT WORLDWIDE are pleased to inform you that you're among our winners of MS-WORD/YAHOO MICROSOFT LOTTO LOTTERY conducted in the United States Texas BEING THE HOST OF THE EVENT FOR THIS PRESENT YEAR MEGA JACKPOT LOTTO WINNING PROGRAMS HELD ON 31St Day of AUGUST 2015 Your Personal E-mail address or Company email is attached to WINNER NO: 10 with serial number S/N-00168 drew the lucky numbers 887-13-865-37-10-83, and consequently won in the first lottery category. You have therefore been approved for lump sums pay of (Seven Hundred Thousand USD Only) in cash Credited to file REF NO:MSW-00457YGH this is from total prize money of 7,500,000.00 UNITED STATES DOLLAR shared among the Ten (10) lucky international winners in first and second category. All participants were selected from Worldwide Websites especially yahoo mail, msn mail,aol mail, icq mail through our Microsoft computer ballot system drawn from 21,000 Names, 3,000 names from each continent (Canada, Asia, Australia, United state, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Oceania , as part of International "E-MAIL" Promotions Program, Which is conducted annually for our prominent MS -WORD users all over the world, and to encourage the use of Internet and Computers worldwide. Your fund has been insured with your REF NO: MSW-00457YTX and will be ready for delivery. It will be delivered to you by one of our Paymaster/claims agent Staff in charge of Houston Texas Zone (MR. GIBA JOHNSON). Please note that your lucky winning number falls within our Texas Region booklet representative office in Texas as indicated in your play coupon. In view of this, your 750,000.00 USD would be released to you by our payment office in Texas Your E-mail address should be used in all correspondence with your claims officer, please Note that, you are to contact your claims officer via email and phone as we are promoting the use of E-mail: (email@example.com) +17132871334 Also you have the right to call him to confirm your winnings and government tax payment that is all. You are to keep your REF NUMBERS and BATCH NUMBER from the public, until you have been processed and your prize money delivered to you. This is part of our security protocol to avoid double claiming and the act of scamming people of their ref number and prizes. We hope with a part of your prize, you will participate in our end of the year High stakes of 2 .3 billion International Lottery. To claim your winning prize, you must first contact our claims department by email for Processing and remittance of your prize money to you from Texas Accredited Paying Bank. To file for your claim, please contact Mr. Giba Johnson, claims agent with the following details, Reference Numbers, winning numbers, batch numbers, Provide him with the information’s stated below: 1. Name: 2. Address: 3. Occupation: 4. Marital Status: 5. Age: 6. Country: 7. Nationality: 8. Telephone: NAME: MR. GIBA JOHNSON Remember, all prize money must be claimed not later than the 12TH DAY OF November 2015. All funds not Claimed on or before the fixed date will be returned as Unclaimed and will be seen as forfeited by you hence will be donated to charity home organization around the world. Congratulations, once more from the entire Management and Staff of Microsoft Cooperation to all our lucky winners this year. Thank you for being part of this promotional lottery program. Our special thanks and gratitude to Bill Gate of Microsoft and all his Associates for alleviating poverty round the World. Sincerely, Mrs. Jane Smith (Co-ordinator).