This email with the subject "Congrations:you have won!!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 22 Jan 2010 08:41:20 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Graen Van Michel."<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Australian Lottery, Head office: 23 Rundle Mall, Adelaide.. Australia (SA) Lottery is an affiliate of Overseas Subscriber Agents, Arena Complex Km 18 Route de Rufisque I.P.P Award Dept. Brussels, and Belgium. Dear Winner, CONGRATULATIONS!!! We are pleased to inform you of the result of the Australian Lottery International held on the 22th, January 2010. Your e-mail address attached to ticket number 02344460766-5400 with serial number 2370-788 which drew 4-77-52-99-51-67 (draw numbers) that consequently won in the 1st category; you have been approved for a lump sum pay-out of $2,000,000.00 (Two Million US Dollars). Due to mix up of some numbers and names, we ask that you keep your winning information confidential until your claim has been processed and your prize money ($2,000,000.00) remitted to you. This is part of our security measures to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program by other participants. All participants were selected through a computer ballot system drawn from over 40,000 companies and 130,000,000 individual e-mail addresses and names all over the world. This is promotional lottery program that takes place bi-annually. It is promoted by the softwarecorporation (TCI Networks) to compensate some individuals which devoted their time and money surfing the web. We hope with part of your winning you will take part in our next draws of $85Million, stake. Remember, all winning must be claimed not later than 7-days from this notification. After 7-days, the unclaimed prize money will be included in the next sweepstake. Please note in order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications remember to quote your serial numbers and Draw numbers, in all correspondence. Furthermore, should there be any change of address please inform us as soon as possible. Congratulations once again from all members and staffs of Australia Lottery. Thank you for being part of our promotional program. Kindly contact our pay-point-Bank for the remittance of your prize money ($2,000,000.00). Furnish them with the following information: (1). Your Full names. (2) Contact telephone and fax numbers (personal and official). (3) Contact Address; Residential and place of work. (4) Your serial numbers and Draw numbers. (5) Quote amount won. Contact person (Pay Point Bank): - Graen Van Michel. SNS Bank, Netherlands. Director: Foreign Remittance Dept. E-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.snsbank.nl Phone: +31-610-629-3431, Fax: +31-847-145-967. Thanks. Sincerely yours, Mr. Howard Alexander. (Lottery Coordinator) This email and any files transmitted with it are confidential and intended solely for the use of the individual or entity to which they are addressed. If you have received this email in error please notify the system manager. ©2010 Australian Lottery.