A Scam Email with the Subject "Congratulations!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 02 Mar 2009 22:35:12 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "lotto nl"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM: THE DIRECTOR LOTTO INTERNATIONAL NL. REF:EL3/9318/04 BATCH:8/163/EL. Attn:Dear Sir/Madam We are pleased to inform you of the result of the Lottery Winners International programs held on the 28/02/2009. Your e-mail address attached to ticket Number :EL-23133 with serial number: EL-123542,batch Number: EL-35, lottery ref number: EL-9318 and drew Lucky numbers 7-1-8-36-4-22 which consequently won in The 1st category, you have therefore been approved for a lump sum pay out of US$1,500,000.00 (One Million, Five Hundred Thousand United States dollars) CONGRATULATIONS!!! Due to mix up of some numbers and names, we ask that You keep your winning information confidential until Your claims has been processed and your money Remitted To you. This is part of our security protocol to avoid Double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program By some participants. All participants were selected Through a computer ballot system drawn from over 40,000 companies and 20,000,000 individual emails Addresses and names from all over the world. This promotional program takes place every year. This This Lottery was promoted and sponsored by a group of Successful electronic dealers. To file for your claim, Please contact our paying officer. Mr. Terry Foster (Lottery Director) Netherlands Lottery Company Bijlmerplein 139 1012DB Amsterdam, The Netherlands TEL: +31 633 684 343 FAX; +31 847 131 027 Email: email@example.com Remember, all winning must be claimed not later than two weeks after first notification. Please note in order to avoid unnecessary delays and Complications please remember to quote your reference Number and batch numbers in all correspondence. Congratulations once more from our members of staff And thank you for being part of our promotional Program. Note: Anybody under the age of 20 is automatically Disqualified. Yours Sincerely, Mrs. Rebecca Mьller For Management.