A Scam Email with the Subject "CONGRATULATIONS YOU HAVE WON FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 15 Feb 2009 03:05:15 -0500 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Hollywood Award Promotion"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Internet User. We are happy to inform you that your email address have emerged winner of ( $500,000 DOLLARS ) in HOLLYWOOD AWARD PROMOTION. The online cyber draws was conducted from an exclusive list of 500,000.00 email addresses of individuals,corporate bodies, Students and staff email addresses picked by an advanced automated random computer selection from the web. Your email address is attached to REF NO: HWA/3662367114/13 BATCH NO: HWA/32820177/4 & Serial No: 57306-09 Bear in mind that prizes will strictly be remitted to winners that officially file in for their claim within the given time frame below, Note: All Won Prize must Be claimed/ Cleared not later than one month. After this date, all other winnings will be considered as UNCLAIMED and returned to Hollywood Award Department. To begin the processing of your prize payment, you are to contact the Paying bank. You are advised to provide the paying bank with the under listed information as stated below as soon as possible,make sure you send it to there two email addresses below and also call them, Bank Name: Union Bank Plc Contact Person: Mr Bello Hassan Phone: +234-703-309-8760 E MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org E MAIL: email@example.com 1. Name in full.............. 2. Address................... 3. Nationality............... 4. Age....................... 5. Occupation................ 6. Phone..................... Your winning prize money has been insured with your email address and will be transferred to you upon meeting the requirement of the gaming board authority which includes your statutory obligations. NOTE: You may receive this notification more than once as the Hollywood Award Promotion send it to its winners in most cases until every winner has claimed his or her prize to ensure that all the winners receive it. Best Regards, Mr.Andrew Kroger (Award co-ordinator)