This email with the subject "OFFICIAL WINNING NOTIFICATION." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 26 Aug 2008 18:52:12 -0700 and has been classified as a Lotto/Lottery Scam.
The sender was "Risto 46 Kortelainen" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
-- BRITISH NATIONAL LOTTERY LONDON, UK. PRICE AWARD DEPARTMENT. Ref: UK/0274K82/10 Batch: 172/104/ZY370 We the Board and Management of the British National Lottery happily announce to you the draw (#251) of the British National Lottery, online Sweepstakes International program held on the 27 of August, 2008. Your e-mail address attached to ticket number: 56418590625188 with Serial number 9274/102 drew the lucky numbers: 04078840032439 (bonus number 7), which subsequently won you the lottery in the second category. You have therefore been approved to claim a total sum of £1,000,000 (ONE MILLION POUNDS) in cash credited to file KTU/5572001832/169. Your fund is now deposited with a security company insured to your name. Due to mixed up of some numbers and names, we ask that you keep this award top secret from public notice until your claim has been processed as this is part of our security protocol to avoid double claiming or unwarranted taking of advantage of this program by participants. All participants were selected through computer ballot system drawn 12,000,000 names from the World Wide as part of our International Promotion Program which we conduct once every year. To begin your claims, please contact your claims agent, Mr.Hillary Martins. The Foreign Service Manager by E-mail (email@example.com) Tel: + 44 (0) 704 570 6633 You are to fill the below details for documentation. Full name: Country: Contact address: Age: Sex: Marital Status: Occupation: Phone number: Current Email: NOTE: in order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications, please remember to quote your reference and batch number in every of your correspondence with us or your agent. furthermore, should there be any change of Address, do inform your claims agent as soon as possible. Congratulations again from all our staff and thank you for being part of our promotions program. Yours Sincerely. Mrs.Kitty Anderson. LOTTO CO-ORDINATOR.