This email with the subject "Promotion Annoucement" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 11 Jun 2008 00:08:03 -0400 and has been classified as a Lotto/Lottery Scam.
The sender was Asia Pacific Lottery <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
ASIA PACIFIC LOTTERY
ASIA PACIFIC LOTTERY ASSOCIATION
3 Rajdamnern Avenue Bangkok 10200
FROM: THE DESK OF THE VICE PRESIDENT.
BATCH: EGS/ 22504002/03
We happily announce to you the release of ASIA PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL LOTTERY PROMOTION PRIZE DRAW held on the 24th of May 2008, but owing to some mix up of email addresses the results were released on the 30th of May 2008.
We wish to congratulate you over your email address success in our computer balloting. Your e-mail address attached to ticket number 085-12876077-09 with serial number 51390-0 that drew the lucky numbers of 03-06-08-10-12-16, 27, which subsequently won you one of the two Jackpot prizes in the 5th category. You have therefore been approved to claim a total sum of US$480, 000. 00. (FOUR HUNDRED AND EIGHTY THOUSAND UNITED STATE DOLLARS ONLY. This is from a total cash prize of US$12,000,000.00 (TWELVE MILLION UNITED STATES DOLLARS, shared among the twenty-five international winners in this category.
The lucky numbers: 03, 06, 08, 10, 12, 27
All participants for the online version were selected randomly from the World Wide Web through a computer draw system and extracted from over 100,000 unions, associations, and corporate bodies that are listed online from Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Europe, North and South America, Middle East and Africa, as part of our International Promotions Program. Remember that you did not buy any ticket for this program as it is a promotional one that takes place once yearly.
Please note that your lucky winning number falls within our Asian booklet representative office in Asia as indicated in your play coupon. In view of this, your US$480,000 would be released to you by any of our payment offices in Asia.
To file for your claim, please contact our coordinator:
Mr. Sutas Potong
Provide him with the information below:
3. Marital Status:
8. Country Of Residence:
9. Telephone Number:
10. Fax Number:
11. Draw Number above:
12. Notification Date:
That way your Winnings Certificate and all other relevant documents/paperwork will be prepared for you.
For security reasons, you are advised to keep your winning information confidential till your claims is processed and your money remitted to you in whatever manner you deem fit to claim your prize. This is part of our precautionary measure to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program. Please be warned.
Remember, all prize money must be claimed not later than 14 days from the date of notification. Any claim not made by this date will be returned to HER MAJESTYS DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY.
Good luck from me and members of staff of the ASIA PACIFIC LOTTERY ASSOCIATION.
Mrs. Fiona Wong,
Asia Pacific Lottery Association.