This email with the subject "WINNING NOTIFICATION" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 16 Nov 2008 11:28:33 -0500 and has been classified as a Lotto/Lottery Scam.
The sender was "LYCOS ONLINE LOTTERY" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
LYCOS ONLINE LOTTERY 8th Floor, 1 Stephen Street, London W1T 1AL, UK. Website: www.lottery.lycos.com PIN NUMBER 21556770827633 WINNING NOTIFICATION This is to inform you that you have been selected to receive the award sum of £500,000.00 (Five hundred Thousand pounds sterling) as charity donations/aid from the Lycos Online Lottery 2008. All beneficiaries email addresses were selected randomly from over 123,032 internet websites or a shop's cash invoice around your area in which you might have purchased something from through a computer ballot system. You are advised to keep this notice confidential to avoid misappropriation of funds and unauthorized claims, cheating or fraud. Also keep your pin number from the reach of friends who already know about how funds are claimed from Lycos. To claims your funds please contact our Claims Department at email firstname.lastname@example.org with the requested information below. Full names Address Phone number Age Sex Marital status Occupation Note: Forward all correspondence to our Claims Department(email@example.com) for processing of funds release. Congratulations from members and staff of Lycos Incorporated. Announcer, Philip Ramos, Public Affairs & Protocols, Lycos Online Lottery.