This email with the subject "AWARD NOTIFICATION." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 05 Aug 2008 22:17:49 -0400 and has been classified as a Lotto/Lottery Scam.
The sender was "VICTORY LOTTERY" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
VICTORY ONLINE LOTTERY GOVERNMENT ACCREDITED LICENSED LOTTERY. REGISTERED UNDER THE UNITED KINGDOM DATA PROTECTION ACT; (Registration MLI7410-6642). Ref: 639/898/002 Batch: 430456543-DD23. We are pleased to inform you that you are among the winners of the VICTORY LOTTERY INTERNET PROMOTION PROGRAM. Participants were elected through a computer ballot system drawn from 2,500,000 email addresses of individuals and companies from all parts of the world as part of our electronic business Promotions Program. As a result of your visiting various websites, you/your Company email address attached to ticket number 08 15 30 31 34 43 40, with serial number 1172-554 drew the lucky numbers 08-04-33-38-BL-AU, Your Reference Number is: 639/898/002 and consequently you won in the third Category of the VICTORY LOTTERY INTERNET DRAW. You have therefore been approved for the payment of the sum of $1,500,000.00 (One million Five Hundred Thousand Dollars only) as your winning prize. This is from a total prize pool of 15,000,000.00 Dollars, shared among ten international winners in the third category. CONGRATULATIONS! Please be informed that your winnings of the sum of $1.500,000.00 has been zoned to the European Processing Office. Send an email with your Reference Number 639/898/002 and Batch number 430456543-DD23. TO:EUROPEAN CONTACT AGENCY: MRS. MELINA MORGAN. EMAIL: email@example.com Yours faithfully, Maria Rodrigues. (Online Promotion Co-ordinator) NOTE: To avoid disqualification or double claiming, we advice that your winnings should be kept very confidential until your cash prize has been remitted to you. This is in accordance with section 13(1) (n) of the National Gambling Act as adopted in 1993 and amended on 3rd July 1996 by the constitutional assembly. ============================================================