This email with the subject "AWARD NOTIFICATION." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 19 Jul 2010 16:47:59 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "PRESTON LOTTERY"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
RE: AWARD NOTIFICATION: FINAL NOTICE We are pleased to inform you of the announcement of winners on the 16th of July 2010, of the PRESTON PROMO LOTTERY, AN ASIA/EUROPE INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM. Your email address, is attached to ticket number 03 07 13 23 12 14 21, with serial number 1582-812 drew the lucky numbers 07-06-10-11-BR-ZE, and consequently won the lottery in the 3rd category. You have therefore been approved for a lumpsum payment of US$5,500,000.00 (Five Million Five Hundred Thousand Dollars only), credited to file REFERENCE NO: 544/818/223 and BATCH NO: 645252868-JJ98. All participants were selected through a computer ballot system drawn from a collation of frequent internet users from all over the world from Australia, New Zealand, United States of America, Europe, North America and Asia as part of the International Promotions Program, which is conducted bi-annually. No tickets were sold. CONGRATULATIONS! Please be informed that your winnings of the sum of US$5,500,000.00 has been zoned to the European Processing Office. Due to mix up of some numbers and names, we ask that you keep this award confidential from public notice until your claim has been processed and your money remitted to your account. This is part of our security protocol to avoid double claiming or unscrupulous acts by participants of this program. We hope with a part of you prize, you will participate in our end of year high stakes US$1.3 billion International Lottery. To begin your claim, please contact your claims agent: MR. JIMMY CARLTON via this email address (email@example.com), for due processing and remittance of your prize money. Send an email with your Reference Number 544/818/223 and Batch number 645252868-JJ98. MR. JIMMY CARLTON. EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org Remember all prize money must be claimed not later than the 9th of August 2010. After this date, all funds will be returned as unclaimed. NOTE: In order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications, please remember to quote your reference and batch numbers in every one of your correspondences with your agent. Furthermore, should there be any change of your address, do inform your claims agent as soon as possible. Congratulations from all our staff and thank you for being part of our promotions program. Sincerely, Mrs. Mariko Aki (Online Promotion Coordinator).