This email with the subject "YOU WON $ 725,900" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 07 Aug 2010 14:02:28 -0700 and has been classified as a Lotto/Lottery Scam.
The sender was "BERLIN PRIZE CLAIM"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM: INGE-BEISHEIM-PLATZ 1, 10785 BERLIN DEUTSCHLAND THE DESK OF VICE PRESIDENT ROLF MUELLER EURO MILLION PROMOTIONS / PRIZE AWARD DEPT REF NO: DE: 63828829XDE / BATCH NO: 2050DEXX22 ATTENTION: WINNER 7TH August 2010 RE-AWARD NOTIFICATION ON TICKET NO-62-44-66-69-1/99 SERIAL NO: 543982=10 We are pleased to inform you the release result of the EURO -MILLION GERMAN LOTTERY END OF YEAR HIGHS-TAKE INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM held on 22nd of July 2010. Your name attached to the ticket number 62-44-66-69-1/99 consequently won the lottery in the 1ST category. You have therefore been approved for a lump sum payout of $ 725,900 (SEVEN HUNDRED AND TWENTY FIVE THOUSAND, NINE HUNDRED US DOLLAR) in cash credited to file REF NO: MMIL/3762367224/05. This is from a total cash prize of US$14,464,450:00 (FOURTEEN MILLION, FOUR HUNDRED AND SIXTY FOUR THOUSAND, FOUR HUNDRED AND FIFTY EUROS) shared among the seventeen international winners in this category. CONGRATULATION! Your fund is now deposited with a security company insured in your name. Due to mixed up of some numbers and names, we ask that you keep this award from public notice until your claim has been processed and your money remitted to your nominated account, as this is a part of our security protocol to avoid double claiming or unwarranted taking advantage of this program by participants. All participants were selected through a computer ballot system drawn from 25,000 names from USA, New Zealand, Europe and Asia as part of our end of year international program, which we conduct once every year. We hope with a part of your prize money, you will take part in our mid year (summer) high stake euros1.6 billion international lottery. You should send the follow to your agent for processing and release of prize. Email: email@example.com TO: WOLFGANG HOFFMAN Name: Address: Telephone: Bank Name: Bank Address: Bank Account No: Note. In order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications, please remember to quote your reference and batch numbers in every of your correspondence with us or your agent Furthermore, should there be any change of your address, do inform your claims agent as soon as possible. Congratulations again from all members of our staff and thank you for being a part of our promotion program. Thanks ROLF MUELLER VICE PRESIDENT EUROMILLION DE FROM: INGE-BEISHEIM-PLATZ 1, 10785 BERLIN DEUTSCHLAND Email: firstname.lastname@example.org