This email with the subject "Dear Sir/Madam CONGRATULATIONS!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 15 Aug 2008 06:57:20 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "AUSTRALIAN EMAIL LOTTERY"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Ref: 475061725 Date:15/8/2008 Batch: 7056490902/188 Winning no: GB8701/LPRC CONGRATULATIONS!! Dear Sir/Madam, We are delighted to inform you of your prize release on the 15th August 2008 from the Auxie-International e-Lottery programme. Which is fully based on an electronic selection of winners using their e-mail addresses from some sites.Your email address was attached to ticket number;47061725 07056490902 serial number 7741137002 This batch draws the lucky numbers as follows 5-13-33-37-42bonus number17,which consequently won the lottery in the second category. You hereby have been approved a lump sum pay of ?250,000.00 (TWO HUNDRED AND FIFTY THOUSAND POUNDS STERLING ) in cash credit file ref:ILP/HW 47509/02 from the total cash prize shared amongst eight lucky winners in this category. All participant were selected through a computer balloting system drawn form Nine hundred thousand E-mail addresses from Africa, Australia,America,Asia, Europe, Middle East, and Oceania as part of our international promotions program which is conducted bi-annually. This Lottery was promoted and sponsored by a conglomorate of some multinational companies as part of their social responsibility to the citizens. Further more, your details(e-mail address) falls within our African-Euro representative office Africa and Europe, as indicated and your prize of 250,000.00 will be released to you from this regional branch office in AFRICA. We hope with part of your prize, you will participate in our end of year high stakes for US$1.3 Million international draw. HOW TO CLAIM YOUR PRIZE: Simply contact our fudiciary agent,MR.COLLINS WALTER at (firstname.lastname@example.org) to file for your claim. Please quote your reference, batch and winning number which can be found on the top left corner of this notification as well as your full name,address and telephone number to help locate your file easily. For security reasons,we advice all winners to keep this information confidential from the public until your claim is processed and your prize released to you. This is part of our security protocols to avoid double claiming and unwarranted taking advantage of this programme by non-participant or unofficial personnel. Note, all winnings MUST be claimed on or before 29th August 2008; otherwise all funds will be termed as Unclaimed and eventually returned back to the national treasury. Hence also return alongside your winning details the following: 1. FULL NAMES: __________ 2. HOME ADDRESS: __________ 3. SEX: __________ 4. AGE: _________ 5. OCCUPATION: __________ 6. COMPANY: _______ B. POSITION HELD: 7. E-MAIL ADDRESS: _________ 8. TELEPHONE NUMBER:_________ 9. COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE: __________ Congratulations once again on your winnings!!! Best Regards MRS JOY MARTINS. CONTACT YOUR CLAIMS AGENT AT(email@example.com) CALL HIM ON +234-703-547-9445 OR 011-234-703-547-9445 ANY BREAH OF CONFIDENTIALITY ON THE PART OF THE WINNERS WILL RESULT TO DISQUALIFICATION