This email with the subject "Ref: UK/9420X2/68" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 29 Jun 2008 16:09:16 -0400 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "UK NATIONAL LOTTERY " <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Winner, We wish to congratulate you over your email success in our computerballoting held on the 27th June,2008. This is a Scientific Computer Game in which email addresses were used. It is a promotional program aimed at encouraging internet users; Meaning, you do not need to buy ticket to enter for it. Your email account have been picked as one of the ten winning email address in 2008.You are therefore been approved to claim a total sum of Â516,778.00(Five hundred and Sixteen thousand,seven hundred and seventy eight pounds sterling only) or $921,201:00(Nine hundred and twenty one thousand two hundred and one dollars only)in cash/check credited to file number UK/5678/T85. Ref: UK/9420X2/68 Batch: 074/05/ZY369 Lucky No:- 07-13-31.54-640 Ser ial No: - MUO TI/82536 All participants were selected through a computer balloting system drawn from Nine hundred thousand E-mail addresses from Canada, Australia, United States,Asia, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Oceania as part of our international promotions program which is conducted annually.This Lottery was promoted and sponsored by a conglomerate of some multinational companies to promote the use of internet around the world. TO CLAIM YOUR PRIZE. Simply contact:- Mr.Peter Taylor Email:email@example.com Please quote your reference, batch and winning numbers which as well your full name,Occupation, Sex, Age, address and telephone number .We advice all winners to keep this information confidential from the public until your claim is processed and your prize released to you. This is part of our security protocol to avoid double claiming and unwarranted taking advantage of this programme by non-participant or unofficial personnel. Note, All winnings must be claimed within 30 days from this notification otherwise all funds will be returned as Unclaimed. Congratulations once again on your winnings!!! Best Regards. Mrs.Lucy Baines Co-ordinator(Online Promo Programme)