This email with the subject "Dear email account owner" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 05 Dec 2008 16:21:13 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Limbago, MaryLou" <MLimbago@collegeofidaho.edu>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear email account owner, We are pleased to inform you of the result of the Internet Promotional Draws. All email addresses entered for this promotional draws were randomly inputted from an internet resource database using the Synchronized Random Selection System (SRSS). Your email address was selected in the Category A with Reference Number LN 45 AB 6292 Batch Number: 666821454-NL/2008 and Ticket Number: GG 7078 /2008-09, and this qualifies you to be the recipient of the grand prize award sum of $2,500,000 (Two million, five hundred thousand dollars). The payout of this cash prize to you will be subject to the final validations and satisfactory report that you are the bonafide owner of the winning email address.In line with the governing rules of claim, you are required to establish contact with your designated claims agent via email or telephone with the particulars below: Name: Mr. Tony COBBS Phone: +31 647 205 988 Email: email@example.com You are advised to call the Claims agent for confirmation or provide the following information for processing the payment of your cash award. DATA PROFILE Names: Telephone/Fax number: Nationality: Age: Occupation: Winning Reference Number: Failure to complete the claims of your cash prize after 14 days of this notice will result in the revision of award. Hence, you should commence your claims process immediately, by contacting the claims agent (Mr. Tony COBBS) who would be guiding you through the Claims process. Congratulations on your Winning Prize and we look forward to completing your payout soon. Yours Faithfully, Limbago MaryLou Lottery Co-ordinator. N:B. PLEASE DIRECT YOUR RESPONSE TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS; firstname.lastname@example.org