This email with the subject "Congratulations!!! You Have Won $500,000" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 08 Sep 2008 04:27:39 -0400 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Jude Smith" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Date: 8th/09/2008 Ref: 475061725 Batch: 7056490902/188 Winning no: GB8701/LPRC CONGRATULATIONS Dear Winner, We are delighted to inform you of your prize release on the 8th September, 2008. from the Australian International Lottery programme, which is fully based on an Electronic selection of winners using their e-mail addresses. Your name was attached to ticket number;47061725 07056490902 serial number7741137002 This batch draws the lucky numbers as follows 5-13-33-37-42 bonus number 17,which consequently won the lottery in the second category. You hereby have been approved a lump sum pay of US$500,000.00 (FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS) in cash credit file ref: ILP/HW 47509/02 from the total cash prize of US$4,000,000.00 shared amongst eight lucky winners in this category. All participant 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) fall within our African representative office in West Africa, as indicated in your play coupon and your prize of US$500,000.00 will be released to you from this regional branch office in Nigeria. We hope with part of your prize, you will participate in our end of year high stakes for US$1.3 Billion international draw. HOW TO CLAIM YOUR PRIZE Simply contact our fiducially agent In West Africa, Contact person.....Dr. Jude Smith. E-mail.............email@example.com Phone.............+234 808 667 7331 You are required to email your agent with the above listed email address and ensure to call him as soon as you have sent him the requirements Do not delay to call your agent for more information and directives on how to transfer your price money as soon as you read this massage. 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......... Contact Address... PHONE NUMBER ..... OCCUPATION ....... AGE .............. Sex............... EMAIL ............ Location.......... Gender............ 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. Note, all winnings MUST be claimed otherwise all funds will be returned as Unclaimed and eventually donated to charity. Congratulations once again on your winnings!!! Best Regards Carol Smith (co-coordinator)