This email with the subject "Congratulations! (Your E-mail has won you US$3,000,000.00)" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 23 May 2008 09:11:41 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Shell Petroleum Company of Nigeria" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
|Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria|
BATCH REF: MAY/008/YY |
This is to inform you that you have won a prize money of Three Million United States Dollars (US$3,000,000.00) for the 2008 International E-mail Draw which is Organized by Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC).
SPDC collects all the email addresses of the people that are active online, among the millions that subscribed to Yahoo, Aol, Walla, Gmail, Russian Mail and Hotmail and few from other e-mail providers. Six people are selected yearly to benefit from this promotion and you are one of the Selected Winners.
PAYMENT OF PRIZE AND CLAIM
Winners shall be paid in accordance with his/her Settlement Center. Shell Award must be claimed not later than 15 days from date of Draw Notification. Any Prize not claimed within this period will be forfeited.
Stated below is your identification number:
REFERENCE NUMBER: SPDC-081511
This numbers fall within the Nigerian Location file, you are requested to contact our fiduciary agent in Port Harcourt [Mr. Philip Durund] with the details below and send your winning identification numbers to him;
He shall immediately commence the process that will facilitate the release of your fund to you.
Congratulations!! once again.
Yours in service,
Dr. (Mrs.) Lynda Johnson