A Scam Email with the Subject "Re: Congratulations You Have Emerged As A Winner." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 14 Mar 2009 08:39:00 -0400 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "European Union Award"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Internet User We are happy to inform you that you have emerged winner of $500,000.00 (Five Hundred Thousand US Dollars) in the European Union Micro Project Award Draws. The European Union Micro-Project Award is conducted from an exclusive list of 500,000 email addresses of individuals and corporate bodies picked by an advanced automated random computer selection from the web. Your email address is attached to Ref No: 12/0079/I PG & Batch No:FGN/EU20054117/09 with Serial No: 31270-0.This Award draw is to be held annually and is aimed towards changing the lives and living standards of one thousand computer literate individauls per year with whose email I.D's the draw is played and the first one thousand email addresses to be picked up in the draw are awarded a cash prize of $500,000.00 (Five Hundred Thousand Dollars Only). It is also a practical step to encourage the use of the internet and computers. The prizes will strictly be remitted to winners that officially file in for claim within the first 30 days from the date of this notification. To begin your claim, you are required to email the under listed information to our claims agent 1. Name and Address 2. Nationality 3. Age 4. Occupation 5. Phone/Fax The email addresses and telephone numbers of our accredited agent are given below for every winners' use. Email the above information to him and call him immediately for further instruction on how to receive your award fund. Make sure you send him email to both of his three email addresses and call him once you send him the email. Contact Person: Mr. Alfredo Perez Phone: +234-706-922-4441 IF YOU ARE CALLING FROM USA THIS IS HOW YOU WILL DIAL 011-234-706-922-4441 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org Email:email@example.com Email:firstname.lastname@example.org Your prize award has been insured with your Reference Numbers and deposited with the paying bank. It will be wired to your bank account upon meeting the laid down claim requirements of the European Union Micro-Project Award organization which includes your statutory obligations. NOTE: You may receive this E-mail more than once as the European Union 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, Gabbed, Alice (Award Coordinator).