A Scam Email with the Subject "CONGRATULATION!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 21 Mar 2010 13:50:17 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "BMW AUTOMOBILE COMPANY AWARD PROMO 2010!!!" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
BMW Automobile company Lottery Administrative Department, 100 Victoria Street Cardinal Place, SW1E 5JL London United Kingdom. Tell:+447014236733 CONGRATULATIONS !!! We are delighted to inform you of your prize which was released on the 1st of march 2010 by BMW Automobile Company London branch office United Kingdom which is fully based on an electronic selection of winners using their e-mail addresses from sites and your email address was attached to: REFERENCE NUMBER: 081511 BATCH NUMBER: CMLC-9932009 TICKET NUMBER: 644 7954365 B44805 SERIAL NUMBER: 4708-325 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 have been approved to receive the sum of £850,000.00 (EIGTH HUNDRED AND FIFTY THOUSAND GREAT BRITISH POUNDS) in cash, credit file ref: HLP/HW 7509/02 from the total cash prize shared among six lucky winners in this category. All participants were selected through a computer balloting system drawn from Nine hundred thousand E-mail addresses among the millions that subscribed to Yahoo, Aol, Walla, rediffmail, Gmail, Russian Mail,Hotmail and few from other e-mail providers in Canada, Australia, United States of America, Asia, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Oceania. Six people are selected annually to benefit from this promotion and you are one of the Selected Winners. This Lottery was organized by the BMW Automobile Company Worldwide as part of her social responsibility to the citizens in your country india and other asia nation, detailed (e-mail address) falls within our Asian representative office in London, United Kingdom as indicated in your play coupon and your prize of £850,000.00 will be released to you from our regional bank as appointed by the United Nation. We hope that with part of your prize, you will participate in our end of year high stakes for £1.5 Billion international draw. However, the 2010 BMW Automobile E-mail Promotion is no doubt, a momentous achievement in the history of this Company. While basking in the euphoria of this achievement, I wish to seize this opportunity to acquaint you with guidelines as you must follow in order to complete your claims. On our part, we have a mandate to see you through. We will work assiduously to realize this mandate as we respect your views, opinions and most importantly protect your Privacy. This promotion is part of the financial empowerment program of BMW Automobile company United Kingdom Regional Branch Office, To file for your claim please contact your fiduciary agent for the release of your lottery prize: Name : DR, Gorge Nelson Email:firstname.lastname@example.org Tell: +447014236733 You are required to forward the following details which will help to facilitate the quick release of your £850,000.00 to you. Make sure all information is correct and to the best of your knowledge to avoid termination of your prize. 1.) FULL NAME: ..................... 2.) AGE: ............................. 3.) SEX: .............................. 4.) ADDRESS: .......................... 5.) STATE/PROVINCE: ............. 6.) COUNTRY: ..................... 7.) PHONE: .................... 8.) OCCUPATION/POSITION: .................. 9.) PERSONAL EMAIL ADDRESS.................... 10.)MARITAL STATUS............................. I ----------------------------------- hereby declare that the above information is true and binding on me. if at any time it is discovered that i have given a false information,i will forfeit the rights to my winning. Please also quote your reference, batch and winning numbers which can be found on the top left corner of this notification. For security reasons we advice all winners to keep their information confidential from the public until your claim is processed and your prize released to you. This is part of our security protocol to avoid double claiming and unwarranted taking advantage of this program by non-participants or unofficial personnel. Awards must be claimed not later than 3 weeks from the day of this notification, Otherwise all funds will be returned as unclaimed and eventually be donated to charity organizations. ANY BODY UNDER THE AGE OF 18 IS AUTOMATICALLY DISQUALIFIED. Yours in Service, Mr, Edward Owen Lottery Coordinator.