This email with the subject "AWARD BENEFICIARY !!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 31 Oct 2008 15:55:43 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "BMW AUTOMOBILE UK" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
BMW GROUP PROMOTION PUBLIC RELATIONS DEPARTMENT, BMW Automobiles 22 Garden Close, Stamford, Lincs, PE9 2YP, London United Kingdom. 31/ 10 / 2008. Attention: Winner, This is to inform you that you have been selected for a cash prize of £850,000.00 (Eight hundred and fifty thousand Great British Pounds) from the BMW E-LOTTERY BONANZA International programs held on 31th of Oct 2008, in London United Kingdom. The selection process was carried out through random selection in our computerized email selection system(ess) from a database of over 250,000 email addresses drawn from all the continents of the world which you were selected. The BMW e-Lottery is approved by the British Gaming Board and also Licensed by the The International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR). This promotional lottery is the 3rd of its kind and we intend to sensitize the public. To begin the processing of your prize you are to contact our fiduciary claims department for more information as regards procedures to claim your prize. PUBLIC RELATIONS DEPARTMENT 7 DOCK WAY, SEFTON BUSINESS PARK LONDON, T40 4RT UNITED KINGDOM. Sir. John Smith Email:email@example.com Contact him by providing him with your secret pin code X7PYWM2008 and your Reference Number BMW:2551256003/23.You are also advised to provide him with the under listed information's as soon as possible: 1.Name in full. 2.Address. 3.Nationality. 4.Age. 5.Occupation. 6.Telephone Number. 7.Present Country. 8.Short comment on our products. [optional]. - - 9.Fax . 10.Email address. 11.Mode of Payment.(BY WIRE TRANSFER OR COURIER SERVICE) ================================================================== ============================================================================== =============================================================== WARNING!!! ANY MAIL RECEIVED OF THIS SUCH WITH ANY OTHER TRADE MARK OR ADDRESS SHOULD BE FORWARDED TO THIS BOX IMMEDIATELY, THIS WILL HELP US TO FIGHT SCAM AND LOTTERY IMPOSTER'S. THANK YOU FOR YOUR ANTICIPATED CO-OPERATION.