This email with the subject "2008 UK FOUNDATION GRANT AWARD!!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 12 Jun 2008 06:24:45 -0400 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was THE UK FOUNDATION FOR BASIC RESEARCH <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
GRANT AWARD DONATION!! THE UK FOUNDATION FOR BASIC RESEARCH. ATTENTION: WINNER The Uk Foundation for basic research would like to notify you that you have been chosen by the board of trustees as one of the final recipients of a cashGrant/Donation for your own personal, educational, and business development.The
Uk Foundation for basic research was conceived with the objective of human growth, educational and scientific research, with a mind also for Community development. In conjunction with the ECOWAS,UNO and the EU We are To celebrate the 30th anniversary program, We are giving out a yearly donation of £500,000.00 (five hundred thousand pounds sterling) each to 100 lucky recipients. These specific Donations/Grants will be awarded to 100 lucky international recipients worldwide; in different categories for their personal business development and enhancement of their educational plans. This is a yearly program, which is a measure of universal development strategy. Based on the random selection exercise of internet websites and millions of supermarket cash invoices worldwide, you were selected among the lucky recipients to receive the award sum of ( £500,000.00 ) Five hundred thousand pounds sterling as charity donations/aid from the Uk Foundation, ECOWAS, EU and the UNO in accordance with the enabling act ofParliament. (Note that all beneficiaries email addresses were selected randomly from over 100,000 internet websites or a shop'scash invoice around your area in
which you might have purchased something from). You are required to contact the Claims Processing Manager below, for qualification documentation and processing of your claims. Please endeavor to quote your Qualification numbers (N-222-6647, E-910-56), REF Number: SW/90/0021/7896/56 BATCH No: 34/0065/KJY in all discussions. Executive Sec.MR. James Brown. Claims Processing Manager TEL: +44 7045 7354 68 FAX: +4470 9288 5087 REPLY-TO: firstname.lastname@example.orgNOTE:THE FOLLOWING DETAILS ARE NEEDED FROM YOU AS TO ENABLE YOUR DONATION FUNDS
RELEASE: FIRST NAME:_______________________ SECOND NAME:____________________ ADDRESS:___________________ TEL/MOBILE:_____________________ AGE:________________________ OCCUPATION:____________________ NATIONALITY:____________________ COUNTRY:_________________________ MARITAL STATUS:_______________________ SEX:____________________________ CHOOSE YOUR CLAIM PAYMENT OPTION. (1)Courier (2)Bank Transfer.Finally, all funds should be claimed by their respective beneficiaries,no later
than 20 days after notification. Failure to do so will mean cancellation of that beneficiary and its donation will then be reserved for next years recipients. On behalf of the Board kindly, accept our warmest congratulations. In your best interest to avoid mix up of numbers and names of any kind,we request that you keep the entire details of your award strictly from public notice until the process of transferring your claims has been completed, and your funds remitted to your account. This is part of our security protocol to avoid double claiming or unscrupulous acts by participants/nonparticipants of this program. CONGRATULATIONS GREAT WINNER!! Sincerely Yours, MRS.DANA BECK. THE PROMOTION COORDINATOR,