This email with the subject "YOUR EMAIL ID HAS BEEN SELECTED" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 06 Oct 2008 16:56:09 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "TELMEX PROMOTIONS REDEMPTION CENTRE" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
TELMEX PROMOTION YOU WON Â500 000! TELMEX is a Mexican telecommunications company worth over $104, 7 billion USD. We are a leading force in telecommunication industry worldwide and our product varies from Telephone, Internet, Data, Hosted Services, Television. This company was founded in the year 1947 with our headquarters in Mexico City, Mexico. We are currently giving internet users random cash prizes. Today, your account is randomly selected as the one of 5 top winnerâs accounts who will get cash prizes from us. We are happy to inform you that you have won prize money of (Five Hundred Thousand Great Britain Pounds sterling (Â500,000). TELMEX, collects all the Email ID's of internet users from search engines and selects five people every month as our winners through electronic balloting System. We congratulate you for been one of the people selected. All participants were selected through a computer balloting system drawn from 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 Promotion was promoted and sponsored by TELMEX PROMOTIONS HOUSE IN UNITED KINGDOM as part of our social responsibility to the citizens in the communities where they have operational base. Furthermore your details(e-mail address) falls within our British representative office in United Kingdom, as indicated in your play coupon and your prize of Â500,000 will be released to you from this regional branch office in UK. HOW TO CLAIM YOUR PRIZE. These are your identification numbers.......... Batch number.......................Lwh 09445 Lotto number........................Lwh09446 Winning number...................Lwh09447 To begin your claims, kindly contact our fiduciary agent company at this email address: TELMEX PROMOTIONS REDEMPTION CENTRE (UK HEAD OFFICE) Mr Wright Reeves. (Verification Unit Manager) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: +44-704-574-4586 24-25A Edgware Road, London NW96BH United Kingdom You are required to forward him with the following details: 1.FULL NAME 2.COUNTRY OF ORIGIN 3.PRESENT ADDRESS 4.SEX 5.DATE OF BIRTH 6.AGE 7.OCCUPATION 8.TELEPHONE NUMBER 9.FAX NUMBER(IF ANY) 10.MARITAL STATUS 11.WINNING NUMBER,BATCH NUMBER AND LOTTO NUMBER. 12 THE MONTH YOU WON............................................. As soon as you contact him, he will advise you on what to do in order to get your prize money. Congratulations once more!! 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 programme by non-participant or unofficial personnel. Yours Sincerely, Carlos Slim HelÃ, Chairman/CEO TELMEX INC.