This email with the subject "International Program" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 23 Aug 2008 09:01:37 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "MRS MAGRET POWELL"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Head QuartersThe National Lottery P O Box 1010 Liverpool, L70 1NL UNITED KINGDOM (Customer Services) Ref: UK/9420X2/68 Batch: 074/05/ZY369 WINNING NOTIFICATION: We happily announce to you the draw (#460) of the THUNDERBALL WINNING under the UK/SA NATIONAL LOTTERY,online Sweepstakes International program held on 21th of AUG 2008 . Your e-mail address attached to ticket number: 56475600545 188 with Serial number 5368/02 drew the lucky numbers which subsequently won you the lottery of the Jackpot Prize.You have therefore been approved to claim a total sum of Ј820.000.00 ( Eight Hundred & Twenty Thousand, Pounds) in cash credited to file KTU/9023118308/03.All participants for the online version were selected randomly from World Wide Web sites through computer draw system and extracted from over100,000 unions, associations, and corporate bodies that are listed on line. This promotion takes place weekly. Please note that your lucky winning number falls within our South african booklet representative office in South Africa as indicated in your play coupon. In view of this, your Ј820.000.00 would be released to you by any of our payment offices in South Africa. Our South African agent will immediately commence the process to facilitate the release of your funds as soon as you contact him. To file for your claim, please contact our fudiciary agent: CONTACT INFORMATION NAME :John Smith EMAIL:firstname.lastname@example.org PHONE:0027 732 784 955 FAX;+27866692822 Provide him with the information below: 1.Name: 2.Address: 3.Marital Status: 4.Occupation: 5.Age: 6.Sex: 7.Nationality: 8.Country Of Residence: 9.Telephone Number: 10.Fax Number: 11.Email Address: 12.Draw Number above:460 13.Reference number: 14.Batch number: That way your Winnings Certificate and all other relevant documents/paperwork can be prepared for you. You would be required to show an instrument of identification when cashing your cheque i.e. Drivers license or International passport. 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. Please be warned. Goodluck from me and members of staff of the UK/SA NATIONAL LOTTERY. Yours faithfully MRS MAGRET POWELL Online coordinator for UK/SA NATIONAL LOTTERY Sweepstakes International Program