This email with the subject "Congratulations You Have Won The Xmas Lottery !!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 17 Dec 2008 06:37:25 -0500 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "XMAS LOTTERY NOTIFICATION" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
ONLINE NOTIFICATION UNIT. XAMS UK NATIONAL ONLINE LOTTERY(HOME OFFICE). 165 FULHAM PALACE ROAD W6 8JB UNITED KINGDOM. REFERENCE NUMBER: UKL/478593G9/19 BATCH NUMBER: 01/209/AD16G OUR REF: 12190/14 TICKET NUMBER: 112-4540-525-106 WINNING NOTIFICATION: FINAL ANNONCEMENT We are pleased to inform you of the final announcement today 17th of December, 2008 of winners of the UK NATIONAL LOTTERY ONLINE PROMOTION PROGRAMME held on Saturday the 11th of November, 2008. Your e-mail address attached to ticket number: 112-4540-525-106 with Serial number 0149-16 drew the lucky numbers:19-37-06-13-29, and a bonus number of 24 which subsequently won you the lottery in the second category. You have therefore been approved to claim a total of £480,152.00(Four hundred and eighty thousand one hundred and fifty-two Great Britain Pounds) in cash credited to file UXL/03920462943/07. This is from a total cash prize of £3,361,064.00 shared equally amongst the first seven (7) lucky winners in this category i.e Match 5 plus bonus. Please do note that you are to claim your winning before the xams because we are begining the next lottery by 25'th December 2008. You have less than 10days to get your claims and the next lottery begins this week and faliure to collect your winnings we shall turn it to the up comig lottery coming up this week. All participants of this online promotion programme were selected randomly from numerous World Wide Web sites through computer draw system and extracted from close to 125,000 unions, associations andcorporate bodies listed online. This promotion takes place Quarterly. Please note that your lucky winning number falls within our European booklet representative office in the United Kingdom as indicated in your play coupon. In view of this, your £480,152.00(Four hundred and eighty thousand one hundred and fifty-two Great Britain Pounds) would be released to you by any of our payment office in the United Kingdom. Your assigned claims agent will immediately commence the process to facilitate the release of your funds as soon as you contact him/her via electronic mail(email) or other options made available to you. For security reasons, you are advised to keep your winning information confidential till your claim is processed and your money remitted to you in any manner you deem fit to claim your prize. This is part of our precautionary measure to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program. Please be warned. To file for your claim, please contact your assigned agent; Official: Mr. Smith Brown Representative office. 10 Camelot close Thamesmead. London E280 ES United Kingdom. Tel: +447 786 853 517 Email: email@example.com You are required to provide him with the information below for verification purposes; 1.Full Name(s): 2.Full Address: 3.Occupation: 4.Age: 5.Sex: 6.Nationality: 7.Country of Residence: 8.Telephone Number: 9.Fax Number: 10.Ticket Number(as given above): 11.Reference Number(as given above): For due processing and remittance of your prize money. Note: You must contact your claims officer not later than 4 days after this date, all funds will be returned as unclaimed. In order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications. Please remember to quote your reference number as the subject of your correspondences with your claims officer. Furthermore, should there be any change of your address, do inform your claims officer as soon as possible. Congratulations once more from all members and staffs of this program. Thank you for being part of our online promotional lottery program. Yours Truly, Sir. Stephen Paul. Co-ordinator(Online Promo Programme).