This email with the subject "CONGRATULATIONS !!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 20 Aug 2008 05:03:42 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Euro Million lottrey award 2008." <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Euro Million lottrey award 2008. C/HONDURAS, 102 25105 SPAIN BRANCH. Ref. No: ESM/WIN/008/05/10/MA Batch No: EULO/2907/444/908/08. YOUR E-MAIL ADDRESS WON THE LOTTERY AWARD 2008 We wish to congratulate you over your email success in our computer Balloting sweepstake held on 18TH August, 2008. This is a millennium scientific computer game in which email addresses were used. It is a promotional program aimed at encouraging internet users; therefore you do not need to buy ticket to enter for it. Your email address attached to ticket star number (45407) with 20 serial number 51622 drew the EUROMILLION lucky numbers 3-18-40-40-76 which consequently won the draw in the Second category. You have been approve for the star prize of $1.7M (One Million Seven Hundred Thousand Dollars Only). CONGRATULATIONS !!! You are advised to keep this winning very confidential until you Receive your lump prize in your account or optional cheque issuance to you. This is a protective measure to avoid double claiming by people you may tell as we have had cases like this before, please send your Full Name,Home and Office Tel & Fax Number, Mobile Tel Number and your winning ticket number ,reference numbers and amount won information for processing of your winning fund to our reg is tered claim agent in address below: EL BACO SEGUROS S.A Dr.Bekkens Edwin Address: C/HONDURAS, 102 25105 MADRID SPAIN. E-mail:email@example.com Be informed that the appointed agent will be required to swear affidavits of lotto claim also remember, all winning must be claimed not later than 5TH September, 2008. Please note, in order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications, remember to quote your reference number and batch number in all correspondence. Furthermore, should there be any change of address do inform our agent as soon as possible. Once again congratulations. Your email address has brought to you this expected luck. Mrs. Blanca Fernandez, (Lottery coordinator