This email with the subject "Dear Winner..........September Monthly Draw" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 07 Sep 2010 17:12:47 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "THE FREE LOTTO COMPANY"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
THE FREE LOTTO COMPANY UK HEAD OFFICE SUITE 23-30, LION TOWERS CENTRAL LONDON ENGLAND www.freelotto.com Dearest Winner, We are pleased to announce to you the draw of the FREE LOTTO PROGRAM online Sweepstakes International Program held on 7/09/2010. Your name and e-mail address attached to ticket number: 56475600545 188 with Serial number 5368/05 drew the lucky number: 10 which subsequently won the LOTTO PLUS 1 prize. You have therefore been approved to claim a total sum of 1,000,000 GB Pounds (One million GB Pounds) in cash credited to file KTU/9023118308/05 of Free Lotto. All participants for the online version were selected randomly from the World Wide Web through a computer draw system and extracted from over 50,000,000 unions, associations, and corporate bodies that are listed online. This promotion takes place weekly. Please note that your lucky winning number falls within our American booklet representative office in America as indicated in your play coupon. In view of this, your 1,000,000 GB Pounds would be released to you by any of our payment offices in Europe (UK). To file for your claim contact: Email: email@example.com Tel: +44 702 403 6569 Fax: +44 7005 938 556 1. Please quote your Reference number in all correspondence with the claims officer. 2. Winners must send their names: address: telephone number: 3. Winners must send identification (international passport or driver’s license) to claim officer to process immediate payment of their prize. That way your Winnings Certificate and all other relevant documents/paperwork can be prepared for you.ITS IS IMPORTANT THAT ALL WINNINGS MUST BE CLAIMED NOT LATER THAN 20/09/2010(15 DAYS FROM DRAW) AS FUNDS WILL BE RETURNED AS UNCLAIMED. Furthermore, should there be any change of address do inform us immediately. For security reasons, you are advised to keep your winning information Confidential till your Prize is processed and your money remitted to you in whatever manner you redeemed prize. This is part of our precautionary measure to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program. Please be warned. Good luck from me and members of the staff of the Free Lotto Company. Yours faithfully, Robert Hughes Online Coordinator for free lotto SWEEPSTAKES PROGRAM FREE LOTTO COMPANY N.B. Anybody under the age of 16 cannot participate in this program and any breach of confidentiality on the part of the winners will result to disqualification. Copyright © 1999-2009 The teams Lottery Inc. All rights reserved. Terms of Service - Guideline