This email with the subject "Your Sweepstakes Winning File No: SFG/47443289/08" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 13 Jun 2008 16:55:04 -0400 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Shell Online Sweeptakes" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
SHELL INTERNATIONAL LTD, SHELL FOUNDATION, Rowlandsway House Wythenshawe M22 5SB Ref No: F8/EU/2222/07G WINNING NOTIFICATION Dear Winner, We happily announce to you the recent draw of the Annual Shell Online Sweepstakes International Program held last week. Your e-mail address attached to ticket number: 7866798 with Serial number 3548 drew the lucky numbers: 1-5-35-48-75 and a bonus number of 24. You have therefore been approved to claim a total sum of £850,000.00 GB Pounds (Eight Hundred and Fifty Thousand Great British Pounds) in cash credited to file SFG/47443289/08. To properly file for your claim, you are therefore required to make immediate contact with our Treasury Department which is responsible for disbursement of funds. Also to accompany your cheque are, other vital documents relating to your winnings. ALL CLAIMS AND FURTHER CORRESPONDENCES SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO: Mr. Byron Winters Chief Finance Officer, Treasury Department Shell Foundation. +44 703 190 8691 email@example.com The following details will be reqired for cross-verification purposes. Full Name: Address: Phone Number: Country: Sex: Age: Occupation: Please remember to quote your Reference Number (F8/EU/2222/07G) in all future correspondences. Congratulations once more from members of the Support Team. Yours Sincerely Mrs Olivia Dell for: Support Team.