This email with the subject "***YOU HAVE WON (500.000GBP)***" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 23 Sep 2009 08:28:51 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "UNITED KINGDOM NATIONAL LOTTERY" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
UNITED KINGDOM NATIONAL LOTTERY: WINNER OF 500,000.00 POUNDS. REF.NUMBER BC7765468/W4. COUPON NUMBER NM/896161/WP. WINNING NOTIFICATION!!! We are pleased to inform you of the announcement today of winners of the UNITED KINGDOM NATIONAL LOTTERY PROGRAMS held on 10th September 2009 and Announced today.your personal e-mail address was attached to winning number with serial Number S/N-00168 that consequently won in the first lottery category. You have therefore been approved for a lump sum payout of Five Hundred Thousand Pounds(500,000.00)This is from total prize money of 10,000,000 Pounds,shared among the twenty international winners in this category. All participants were selected through our Microsoft computer ballot system drawn form 21,000 names,3,000 names from each continent,as part of International "E-MAIL" Promotions Program,which is conducted once in every year for our prominent MS WORD user all over the world, and for the continues use of E-mail. Your fund has been deposited in an escrow account with our affiliate Bank here in United Kingdom,keep your Ref.Number and Coupon Number from the public,until you have been processed and your money remitted to your personal account.We hope with your prize,you will be happy to promote the use of E-mail and the use of MS WORD. To claim your winning prize,do contact our Foreign Transfer Director: Mr.David Williams. Tel:+447035928956. Email:email@example.com Provide the following Requirements for easy claim: 1.Name in full: 2.Address: 3.Present Country: 4.Age: 5.Sex: 6.Marital status: 7.Tel/Fax: 8.Occupation: NOTE:In order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications,please remember to keep your reference and coupon numbers to avoid unwarranted claim. Sincerely, Mrs.Anita Graham. Online Cordinator.