This email with the subject "Nokia Lottery Winning Notifications" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 28 Mar 2010 09:49:56 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Nokia Communications"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
NOKIA COMMUNICATIONS 1O4TH STAMFORD BRIDGE, LONDON, SW1V 3DW UNITED KINGDOM. Congratulations!!! We are pleased to inform you of the result of the first online promotion conducted by Nokia Communications, your email address was among the 30 Lucky winners who won Ј1,000.000.00 (One Million Great British Pounds) each on the NOKIA CONNECTING PEOPLE PROMOTION 2010. Your e-mail address emerged as independent candidate with the following Qualification Information attached: (1) Your Lucky Number:7-17-21-26-37-42 (2) Batch: SL/06- GmbH/3434 (3) Reference Number: SL/06-GmbH/4009. The online draws was conducted by a random selection of email addresses from an exclusive list of 250,000,000 E-mail addresses of individuals and mobile phone users picked by an advanced automated random computer search from the internet. However, no tickets were sold but all email addresses were assigned to different ticket numbers for representation and privacy. The selection process was carried out through random selection in our computerized email selection machine (TOPAZ) from a database of over 250,000,000 email addresses drawn from all the continents of the world. This Lottery is approved by the British Gaming Board and also licensed by the International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR). This lottery is the 1st of its kind and we intend to sensitize the public. In order to claim your Ј1,000,000.00 (One Million Great Britain Pound Sterling) prize winning, which has been deposited in a designated bank with our offshore payment center, However, You will have to contact the promotion manager in charge of claims with your (Lucky Number, Batch Number, Reference Number) for verification and then you will be directed on how you can claim your winning funds: Promotion Manager Abnell Witherspoon For; Nokia Email Lottery Phone: +44 161 408 6526 Email: email@example.com You are to keep all Nokia lottery information away from the general public especially your Verification Number and Batch Number. (This is important as a case of double claims will not be entertained) NOTICE: Verification claims with error or any misinformation as regards filling for claims payment will be dishonored and disqualified as abuse to our Policy Terms and Services. This is in accordance with section 13(1) (n) of the National Gambling Act as adopted in 1993 and amended on 3rd July 1996 by the constitutional assembly. Be thus informed. *Staff of Nokia Communications Worldwide is not to partake in this Lottery. Accept my hearty congratulations once again! Yours faithfully, Mrs. Gracey Anderson. (Online Coordinator) For: Nokia Online Lottery Promotion.