A Scam Email with the Subject "YOU HAVE WIN 2008 AUSTRALIA LOTTO LOTTERY.CONGRATULATION!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 23 Sep 2008 10:46:45 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "AUSTRALIA LOTTERY INTERNATIONAL"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
AUSTRALIAN INTERNATIONAL LOTTERY INC. Date:23/9/2008 Ref: 4758961725 Batch:ALLINC 70564943902/188 Winning no:FGNGB2701/LPRC congratulations ATTENTION, It is our great pleasure to inform you of your prize release on the 23rd of September 2008 from the AUSTRALIAN LOTTERY INC.These lotteries are fully based on an electronic selection of winners using their e-mail addresses.Your E-mail address was attached to ticket number:575061725 8056490902 serial number 6741137002.This batch draws the lucky numbers as follows 11-13-26-34-44-48 bonus number 3,which consequently won the lottery in the second category. You have win the sum pay of US$700,000,(SEVEN HUNDRED THOUSAND UNITED US DOLLARS) from the total cash prize of US$16,000,000.shared amongst twenty lucky winners in this category. All email addresses were selected through a computer balloting system drawn form Nine hundred thousand E-mail addresses from Canada,Australia,United States,Asia,Europe,Middle East,Africa and Oceania as part of our international promotions program which is conducted annually. This Lottery was promoted and sponsored by a conglomerate of some multinational companies as part of their social responsibility to the citizens in the communities where they have operational base. Further more your details(e-mail address) falls within our African Regional office in Nigeria, as indicated in your play coupon and your prize of US$700,000,will be released to you from our African correspondent where we have our corporate head quarters.We hope with part of your prize, you will participate in our end of year high stakes for US$2.3 Billion international draw. HOW TO CLAIM YOUR PRIZE:SIMPLY CONTACT YOUR CLAIMS AGENT AT email@example.com OUR JUDICIARY AGENT,REVEREND FATHER FATHER JOHNATHAN MICH,WITH YOUR REFERENCE NUMBER, TELEPHONE NUMBER,COUNTRY,BATCH NUMBER AND WINNING NUMBER. REVEREND FATHER JOHNATHAN MICH EMAIL ADDRESS:firstname.lastname@example.org 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,country 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 protocol to avoid double claiming and unwarranted taking advantage of this program by non-participant or unofficial personnel. Note,all winnings MUST be claimed before Ending of October 2008:Otherwise all funds will be returned as Unclaimed and eventually send the fund back to the Australian Organization. Congratulations once again on your winnings!!!