A Scam Email with the Subject "HAPPY NEW YEAR...... YOU HAVE WON A PRIZE" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 02 Jan 2009 07:19:05 -0500 and has been classified as a Lotto/Lottery Scam. The sender was UK NATIONAL LOTTERY <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Prior to the beginning of year 2009 we the management of The United Kingdom National Lottery Team/Department Claims Office wishes to inform you that your email has been selected as one of the lucky winners of (Ł789,000.00GBP) Great British Pounds in the month Multi-Email Data Base draws. Further more you are hereby advices to contact MR.PETERSON WALTER via email and you are hereby directed to make the above contact immediately BATCH NUMBER: 01/209/AD16G and inform him about your winnings and that you want your delivery/Transfer made as soon as possible. Claims Manager: Mr.Peterson Walter Contact Email: email@example.com Tel : ++44-703-197-1762 FULL NAME: ADDRESS: COUNTRY: SEX: AGE: TELEPHONE NUMBER: AMOUNT WON: OCCUPATION: Upon the receipt of the above filled information’s, your agent shall immediately proccess your winnings to you either in cash or cheque. Congratulations once again from our entire staff.