This email with the subject "CONGRATULATION !!!!! You Have Won !!!!!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 22 Dec 2008 21:46:15 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "The National Lottery" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
The National Lottery P O Box 1010 Liverpool, L70 1NL UNITED KINGDOM (Customer Services) Ref: UK/9420X2/68 Batch: 074/05/ZY369 WINNING NOTIFICATION: We happily announce to you the draw (#954) of the UK NATIONAL LOTTERY, online Sweepstakes International program held on saturday 20th December,2008. Your e-mail address attached to ticket number: 56475600545 188 with Serial number 5368/02 drew the lucky numbers: 11-18-20-23-32-48(bonus no 25.), which subsequently won you the lottery in the 2nd category i.e match 5 plus bonus.You have therefore been approved to claim a total sum of £230.640(Two hundred and thirty thousand,six hundred and fourty pound sterling) in cash credited to file KTU/9023118308/03.This is from a total cash prize of £1,845,120 shared amongst the (8) lucky winners in this category i.e Match 5 plus bonus. All participants for the online version were selected randomly from World Wide Web sites through computer draw system and extracted from over 100,000 unions, associations, and corporate bodies that are listed online. This promotion takes place weekly. Please note that your lucky winning number falls within our European booklet representative office in Europe as indicated in your play coupon. In view of this, your £230.640(Two hundred and thirty thousand,six hundred and fourty pound sterling) would be released to you by any of our payment offices in Europe. Our European agent will immediately commence the process to facilitate the release of your funds as soon as you contact him or her. 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 part of our precautionary measure to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program. Please be warned. To file for your claims contact your agent with the below information, 1. Full Name: 2. Contact Address: 3. Occupation: 4. Age: 5. Sex: 6. Ticket number: 7.Serial Number please contact our fiduciary agent: MR. Williams Johnson, Email: email@example.com Or you can go to our online result site to confirm the value of your winnings and also get a prize breakdown:-[LINK REMOVED] the UK NATIONAL LOTTERY. Yours faithfully, Richard K. Lloyd. Online coordinator for UK NATIONAL LOTTERY Sweepstakes International Program. AVISO LEGAL: Esta informacion es privada y confidencial y esta dirigida unicamente a su destinatario. Si usted no es el destinatario original de este mensaje y por este medio pudo acceder a dicha informacion por favor elimine el mensaje. La distribucion o copia de este mensaje esta estrictamente prohibida. Esta comunicacion es solo para propositos de informacion y no debe ser considerada como propuesta, aceptacion ni como una declaracion de voluntad oficial de Tropical Tours Ltda. y/o subsidiarias y/o afiliadas. La transmision de e-mails no garantiza que el correo electronico sea seguro o libre de error. Por consiguiente, no manifestamos que esta informacion sea completa o precisa. Toda informacion esta sujeta a alterarse sin previo aviso. This information is private and confidential and intended for the recipient only. If you are not the intended recipient of this message you are hereby notified that any review, dissemination, distribution or copying of this message is strictly prohibited. This communication is for information purposes only and shall not be regarded neither as a proposal, acceptance nor as a statement of will or official statement from Tropical Tours Ltda. and/or subsidiaries and/or affiliates. Email transmission cannot be guaranteed to be secure or error-free. Therefore, we do not represent that this information is complete or accurate and it should not be relied upon as such. All information is subject to change without notice.