A Scam Email with the Subject "+ ANNOUNCEMENT *** CONTACT YOUR CLAIM AGENT" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 23 Nov 2008 07:17:27 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "PROTEA ONLINE WINNERS ORGANIZATION LOTTERY"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
LOTTERY AWARD PROMOTIONAL PROGRAMME We are pleased to inform you of the announcement made today that you are the winners of the PROTEA ONLINE WINNERS ORGANIZATION LOTTERY SOUTH AFRICA, as part of our promotional draws. Participants were selected through a computer ballot system drawn from 2,500,000 email addresses of individuals and companies from all part of the world as part of our electronic business Promotions Program. Note that your email address qualified for the draw, as a result of your visiting various websites we are running the e-business promotions for You/Your Company email address, attached to ticket number 539-2010, with serial number 570-01 and Bonus number 012 and consequently YOU HAVE won in the Second Category. REFERENCE NUMBER: GZA-PLXV 71-3b4-9 BATCH NUMBER: 10-882-CDX You have therefore been approved for a lump sum pay out of US$3,000,000.00 (Three Million United State Dollars) in cash, which is the winning Payout for Second category winners. Please be informed that your CHEQUE of the sum of US$3,000,000.00 is now with Protea Winners Finance and Security Company insured with your email address which won you this prize, therefore you should contact (PROTEA ONLINE WINNERS ORGANIZATION LOTTERY SOUTH AFRICA ) your agent and give them your full names so that they will re-insure your CHEQUE under your full names. PLEASE CONTACT YOUR CLAIM AGENT. FOR YOUR IMMEDIATE PAYMENT NAME: DR. EVANS DINGA Tel/: 00-27-73-093-9070 EMAIL: email@example.com Kindly provide the following information for the processing of your winning fund. FILL THE DETAILS BELOW: FULL NAMES:_________________________________________________________________ MAILING ADDRESS:__________________________________SEX:_____________________ AGE/DATE OF BIRTH___________________________________________________________ MARITAL STATUS:_____________________________________________________________ OCCUPATION:______________________TEL/FAX NUMBER:__________________________ AMOUNT WON:__________________STATE/COUNTRY:_____________________________ COMPANY NAME:______________________________________________________________ All the information’s required are very important, they will be used for verifying that you are the rightful winner of the prize so do not hesitate to call your claim agent as soon as you send your details so that we can start the process of your claim immediately for immediate telegraphic transfer of your prize money to your nominated bank account in your country. Yours Sincerely, Mr. J. Nkomo. Lottery Co-ordinator PROTEA ONLINE WINNERS ORGANIZATION LOTTERY SOUTH AFRICA