This email with the subject "WE ARE PLEASED TO INFORM YOU ..." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 04 Aug 2010 21:28:35 -0700 and has been classified as a Lotto/Lottery Scam.
The sender was "E-LOTTO PROMOTION" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
RE: NOTIFICATION OF EMAIL AWARDWe are pleased to inform you of the email reward program for internet users. Your email address was the star pick from the automated ballot system and by virtue of this pick, you are entitled to receive the grand reward of Two Million, Five Hundred Thousand Dollars.
This is a reward program for the patronage of internet services and all email addresses entered for the promotional draws were randomly selected from an internet resource database of registered software and domain users. This promotional draw is conducted in the Netherlands, but email entries were drawn on a global basis.
Reference Number: RGM-1313 e-ticket number: A-8700916 Amount: 2,500,000.00 (Two Million, Five Hundred Thousand Dollars)For instructions to receive this amount, you should establish contact with the Enquiry Officer using details stated below:
Contact: Mr. Damien Lewis Phone: +31 626 006 051 Email: email@example.comYou are required to directly contact Mr. Lewis and furnish him with the following information: Name:....... Address:........ Phone/Fax:....., Cell Phone:......,Email:....., Alternative Email:...., Occupation:...., and E-ticket number:
NOTE: It's important you initiate correspondence with Damien Lewis immediately for guidance to receive the allotted sum.
Marcia brian Promotions Coordinator