This email with the subject "WINNING NOTIFICATION!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 04 Aug 2008 13:59:07 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Lotto Board" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Our Lucky Winner, We happily announce and congratulate you over your email success in our computer balloting of Euro - Afro American Sweepstake Lottery International programs held on 2ND august 2008 in Essex United Kingdom. This is a millennium scientific computer game in which email addresses were used. It is a promotional program aimed at encouraging internet users; your e-mail address attached to ticket number: B9564 75604545 188 with! Serial number 97560 drew the winning: 59/84/26/17/35, which subsequently won you the lottery in the 2nd category. You have therefore been approved to claim a total sum of US$1,000,000.00 (One Million United States Dollars) in cash credited to file KPC/9080118308/02.This is from a total cash prize of US $15,100,000.00 Million dollars, shared amongst the first One Hundred and thirty (130) lucky winners in this category world-wide. Please note that your lucky winning number falls within our Afro booklet representative office in Africa as indicated in your coupon. In view of this, your US$1.000, 000.00 (One Million United States Dollars) would be released to you by our bank. Our African agent will immediately commence the process to facilitate the release of your funds as soon as you contact him. All participants were selected randomly from World Wide Web site through computer ballot system and extracted from over 100,000,00 individuals/companies. This promotion takes place annually. For security reasons, you are advised to keep your winning information confidential till your claims is processed and your money remitted to you in whatever manner you deem fit to claim your prize. This is part of our precautionary measure to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program by some unscrupulous elements. Please be warned. To file for your claim, please contact our banking attorney (Lawyer) immediately you read this message for quick and urgent release of your fund, his contact information is as follow:- Name: BAR.BENSON BEAM ESQ. Phone; +27-78-185-6795 Email; firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com Please be informed that all winning must be claimed on or before 2nd september 2008. To avoid unnecessary delays and complications, please quote your reference/batch numbers in any correspondences with us or our designated agent. Congratulations once more from all members and staffs of this program that has successfully won this competition. Thank you for being part of our promotional lottery program. your refrence number and bacth must be kept safe. REF:EASEL/941FYI/03 Batch: 12/25/D Sincerely, Mr. CHARLES WALL. United Kingdom Zonal Co-ordinator. Mr. Alexandra Davis United Kingdom zonal Secretary General. NOTE: In order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications, please remember to quote your reference and batch numbers in all correspondences with your claims officer. Any winner below the age of 18years is automatically disqualified. This information transmitted is only for the person or entity to which it is addressed and may