A Scam Email with the Subject "WINNING NOTIFICATION" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 08 Sep 2008 05:14:33 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Candace Smith" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
British Lottery Headquarters: Customer Service 28 princes avenue , HULL, YORKSHIRE Ref: BTL/491OXI/04 Batch: 12/25/0304 WINNING NOTIFICATION We happily announce to you the draw of the British Lottery International programs held on the 19th of Aug 2008 in London . Your e-mail address attached to ticket number: 564 75600545 188 with Serial number 5388/02 drew the lucky numbers: 31-6-26-13-35-7, which subsequently won you the lottery in the 2nd category. You are therefore, been approved to claim a total sum of US$2,500,000.00 (Two million, five hundred thousand, United States Dollars) in cash credited to file KPC/9080118308/02.This is from a total cash prize of US $125 Million dollars, shared amongst the first Fifty (50) lucky winners in this category. This year Lottery Program Jackpot is the largest ever for British Lottery. The estimated $125 million jackpot would be the sixth-biggest in U.K. history. The biggest was the $363 million jackpot that went to two winners in a May 2000 drawing of The Big Game, Mega Millions' predecessor. Please note that your lucky winning numbers falls within our European booklet representative office in Europe as indicated in our play coupon. In view of this, your US$2,500,000.00 (Two million, five hundred thousand, United States Dollars) would be released to you by our affiliate bank in London . Our agent will immediately commence the process to facilitate the release of your funds to you as soon as you make contact with her. All participants were selected randomly from World Wide Web site through computer draw system and extracted from over 100,000 companies; no tickets were required to enter. This promotion takes place annually. 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 a part of our precautionary measure to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program by some unscrupulous elements. Please Note. To file for your claim, please contact our fiduciary agent with the below details for processing of your claims. AGENT: Mr Nic Harris Email: email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org Customer care: Tel- +44 704 574 6993 +44 702 405 5426 To avoid unnecessary delays and complications, please quote your reference/batch numbers in any correspondences with us or our designated agents. Congratulations once more from all members and staffs of this program. Thank you for being part of our promotional lottery program. Sincerely, JOSEPH ANDERS. International Coordinator. PS DO NOT USE THE REPLY FEATURE AS THE MAIL WOULD NOT BE RECEIVED BECAUSE THIS MAIL BOX IS UNUSED. WRITE TO THE AGENTS EMAIL ADDRESS GIVEN AGENT: Mr Nic Harris Email: email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org