This email with the subject "Congratulations Your Email has won you $500.000.00USD" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 10 May 2009 11:49:59 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Australian Lottery INC"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
DATE: 10/05/2009 REF NUMBER: 575061725 BATCH NUMBER: 8056490902/188 WINNING NUMBER: ILP/HW 47509/02 CONGRATULATION! CONGRATULATION!! CONGRATULATION!!! We are delighted to inform you of your prize which was released today being 10th May 2009, from the Australian International Lottery program, which is fully based on an electronic selection of winners using their e-mail address from some sites. Your email address was attached to ticket number; 575061725 8056490902 and serial number6741137002. This batch draws the lucky numbers as follows 4-13-33-37 and bonus Number 17, which consequently won the lottery in the second category. You hereby have been approved a lump sum pay of SD$500,000.00 (FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND UNITED STATE DOLLARS ONLY) in cash credit file ref: ILP/HW 47509/02 from the total cash prize shared amongst eight lucky winners in this category. All participants were selected through a computer balloting system drawn from Nine hundredth us and E-mail addresses. Furthermore, your details (e-mail address) fall within our European representative office in Amsterdam, Holland as indicated in your play coupon and your prize of USD$500,000.00 will be released to you from this regional office in LONDON. We hope that with part of your prize, you will participate in our end of year high stakes for US$1.5 Billion international draw. To file for your claim, please contact our director of finance. PLEASE DO NOT REPLY TO THIS EMAIL. CONTACT MR.BILL MARTINS.YOU’RE CLAIMS AGENT THOUGH THIS E-MAIL ID. email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org This is part of our security protocol to avoid double claiming and unwarranted taking advantage of this program by non-participants or unofficial personnel. Note: all winnings MUST be claimed before 30th May 2009; otherwise all funds will be returned as Unclaimed and eventually donated to charity organizations. Yours Faithfully, DR.MARCELA CHERRY Coordinator, NOTE: Do not reply to me, rather you are to contact your Australian lottery claim agent MR.BILL MARTINS. EMAIL: email@example.com