This email with the subject "CONGRATULATIONS!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 03 Feb 2010 14:34:28 -0800 and has been classified as a Lotto/Lottery Scam.
The sender was "Mrs. Ann Lowe"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
PACIFIC LOTTO FIRMA, EUROPE. FROM: THE DESK OF THE DIRECTOR PROMOTIONS, INTERNATIONAL PROMOTIONS/PRIZE AWARD DEPARTMENT, REF: PLF/10 24 2601 3518 Attention please: We are pleased to inform you of the announcement of winners of the PACIFICLOTTO-FIRMA WORLDLOTTO/INTERNATIONAL SWEEPSTAKES PROGRAMS held on 15th January, 2010. Your email address, attached to ticket number 013-2316-2002-477, with serial number A025-09 drew the lucky numbers 37-13-34-85-56-42,and consequently won in category C. You have therefore been approved for a lump sum pay out of GBP1,500,000.00 credited to file REF NO. REF:PLF/10 24 2601 3518 . This is from a total prize money of GBP15,000,000.00 shared among the ten international winners in the category C. All winners were selected through a computer ballot system drawn from 30,000 emails addresses from Australia, New Zealand, America, Asia, Europe and North America as part of our International Promotions Program, which is conducted annually. CONGRATULATIONS! Your fund is now deposited with a Finance Group House insured in your name. Due to the mix up of some numbers and names, we ask that you keep this award strictly from public notice until your claim has been processed and your funds remitted to your account. This is part of our security protocol to avoid double claiming or unscrupulous acts by participants of this program. ===================================================================================== To collect your claim, please contact Weltlotto Administrator: Mr. Justin Phillips Email: firstname.lastname@example.org NOTE: In order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications, please remember to quote your reference number in every one of your correspondences with your claims officer. Mrs. Ann Lowe THE DIRECTOR PROMOTIONS, PACIFICLOTTO FIRMA BV.