This email with the subject "Your Email ID Selcetion in Category "A" Award" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 20 Jul 2008 16:00:45 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "CATEGORY (A) WINNER" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Attn Lucky Winner, We are pleased to inform you that you have emerged a winner in the annual draw of our Lottery International Programs. Your email address was selected by our Electronic Random Selection System (ERSS) from an exclusive list of 250,000,000 e-mail addresses of individual and corporate bodies generated from an internet resource database.No tickets were sold. Your email address is identified with Batch Number:444821545-NL/2008 and Ticket Number:PP3812/2008-08 in Category "A" and your claims portfolio is filed with Ref Number:DEVINE 80 ES 9414.You are therefore to receive a cash prize of $2,500,000.00. (Two Million Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars) from the total payout CONGRATULATIONS!!!. Your prize award has been insured under a bonded depository policy with your e-mail address, and will be transferred to you upon meeting the claims requirements, statutory obligations, verifications, validations and satisfactory report. To file for the processing of your prize sum payment, you are advised to contact our Certified and Accredited claims agent for category "A" winners with the information below: ************************************* Name: Mr. Eric Ward Tel:+31 616-941-341 Email:email@example.com ************************************* You are advice to provide him with the following information: Names: Telephone/Fax number: Nationality: Age: Occupation: NOTE: All winnings must be claimed not later than 14 days, thereafter unclaimed funds would be included in the next stake. Remember to quote your reference information in all correspondence. Yours Faithfully, Luis Brown Lottery Coordinator. PRIVACY STATEMENT 1. Personal and winning data provided by winners to THIS PROMO remains known ONLY to the winner and INTERNATIONAL PROMOTIONAL PROGRAMS ORGANISATION. 2a. All e-mail addresses, contact information, photographs and/or personal data of winners SHALL NOT be published or disclosed on ANY public or in any other public place or via any medium accessible to the public. 2b. All e-mail addresses, contact information, photographs and/or personal data of winners SHALL NOT be disclosed to or made available to any third party or agent outside the claims office. 3. All e-mail addresses, contact information and/or personal data of winners are kept in an isolated database server protected from any external access using SSL locking on 6th level binary pharse. This data is made accessible ONLY to DEVINE INTERNATIONAL CYBER LOTTERY staff and authorized agents directly involved with the processing of winners claims. 4. Winners are advised to keep their winning information away from public knowledge, in order to avoid any double claims, impersonation or misrepresentation during the claims process.DEVINE INTERNATIONAL PROMOTIONAL PROGRAMS will not be liable for any misplaced claims as a owing to your negligence or publishing of your winning information.