This email with the subject "Dear Internet User" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 28 Aug 2008 20:10:31 -0400 and has been classified as a Lotto/Lottery Scam.
The sender was "Gmail" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Internet User. We are happy to inform you that your email address have emerged winner of (DOLLARS $500,000) in GMAIL AWARD PROMOTION held in London, UK. The online cyber draws was conducted from an exclusive list of 500,000.00 email addresses of individuals, corporate bodies, Students and staff email addresses picked by an advanced automated random computer selection from the web. Your email address is attached to REF NO: GM/3345/07 & BATCH NO: GM/48870215/07 with Serial No: 87853-07: Ticket number: 414-7306821-07:lucky numbers: 70-99-22-34-07.Bear in mind that prizes will strictly be remitted to winners that officially file in for their claim within the given time frame.. Note: All Won Prize must Be claimed/ Cleared not later than Two Weeks. After this date, all other winnings will consider as UNCLAIMED and returned to Gmail award department. Do not expose your winning detail. To begin your claim, you are to forward this message to our officail claim agent including your 1. Name 2. Address 3. Nationality 4. Age 5. Occupation 6. Phone/Fax Contact Person: Rev Dr.Mark J Williams Call Rev.Dr.Mark J Williams Immediately you get your winning notification letter at: (+44) 703-186-5860 OR (+44) 704-570-2400.Do not hesitate to call. THIS IS YOUR CLAIM AGENT E-MAIL ADDRESS BELOW, E MAIL:contact: email@example.com Your prize award has been insured with your email address and will be transferred to you upon meeting the requirement of the gaming board authority which includes your statutory obligations. NOTE: You may receive this E-mail more than once as the Gmail Award Promotion send it to its winners in most cases until every winner has claimed his or her prize to ensure that all the winners receive it. Best Regards, Mr. Timothy Green (Award coordinator).