A Scam Email with the Subject "CONGRATULATIONS! ( You Have Been Selected )" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 18 Jan 2009 16:00:55 -0500 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was BP OIL PROMO <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
BP Oil UK Witan Gate House 500/600 Witan Gate Milton Keynes, MK9 1ES UK. As part of our strategy in promoting our products, we have embarked on a promotional lottery. Participants for the draws were selected and drawn from a wide range of web hosts. It involves the process of selecting winners from an email database of individuals from all over the world using the email. You have been selected in the "BP Oil Lottery" promotional lottery programmed which was held in London. BP plc is the third largest global energy company, a multinational oil company ("oil major") with headquarters in London. Count your self very fortunate as this kind of opportunity does not occur twice, as you have been selected and filed with winning batch number (BPO3262UZ), winning the amount of One Million Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars ($1,500,000.00), you have therefore been approved to receive $1,500,000.00. Your winning lottery funds is ready for disbursement and it is pending response from you, further information will be provided by the assigned bank handling your remittance, you are therefore required to contact The Bank Of England, London, UK, for immediate processing and transfer of your award prize to your bank account. Forward your; Complete Name: Address: Nationality: Direct phone: Write to: The Bank of England (United Kingdom) Assigned Bank Officer: Chris McCormick Telephone: +44 70359 41791 Fax: +447005931556 Email:email@example.com Regards, The BP Promotion Announcer.