This email with the subject "Notification of Winning!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 10 Oct 2010 05:38:34 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Publishers Clearing House Promo"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
PUBLISHERS CLEARING HOUSE INTERNATIONAL PROMOTIONS PCH INTERNATIONAL GIVEAWAY LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM. OFFICE ADDRESS: 8 Sherps Road, Brickston Lane, London W4C 7ER Dear Beneficiary, We the Board of Directors for Publishers Clearing House(UK) official organizers of the Publishers Clearing House Giveaway Program brings to your notice that you are the lucky winner and beneficiary of the just concluded giveaway prize of 500,000.00 GB Pounds(Five Hundred Thousand Great Britain Pounds Sterling) with the Giveaway #- 13101, Batch #-PCH/008-13101, Ref. # - 012057-SSL. To file for your claims, please follow below instructions: COMPLETE THE BELOW INFORMATION & FORWARD TO PCH FIDUCIARY AGENT *Required Details: *Complete Names: Contact Address: Present Country: Telephone#: Mobile#: Sex: Profession: *Amount Won:500,000.00 Great British Pounds *Giveaway Number:13101 *Batch Number:PCH/008-13101 *Reference Number:012057-SSL Claims Agent: Carl Rolands Email: email@example.com Please note that the information required will not be furnished to any third party and will be used for the purpose at which it is required. Beneficiaries are warned to keep their claims confidential until they have completed the remittance process to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program. Warmest Congratulations, Yvette Harlem Public Relations Officer.