A Scam Email with the Subject "CONGRATULATIONS!!! YOU HAVE JUST WON $3.5M USD ONLY" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 16 Apr 2010 20:09:15 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Sweep Stake Lottery"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
SWEEP STAKE LOTTERY
AFFILIATE OF INTERNATIONAL LOTTERY ORGANIZATION.
14 FOX RD, SUITE 321. LONDON W4 3RW ENGLAND
We happily announce to you the draw of the Sweep stake Lottery International programs held on the 20th of Feb 2010 in London England. Your e-mail address attached to
Ticket number: 644 79543465 B44
Serial Number: 6395-408AWL
Batch Number: D51/10872004PDU
Lottery Reference Number: 63-76-95-27-14
Which subsequently won you the lottery in the 3rd category. You have therefore been approved to claim a total sum of US$3,500, 000.00 (Three Million five hundred thousand US Dollars only) or its equivalent.
Please note that your lucky winning number falls within our European booklet representative office in London as Indicated in your play coupon. In view of this, your US$3,500,000.00 (Three Million five hundred thousand US Dollars only) would be released to you by the Sweep Stake and our paying bank in London. Our European agent will immediately commence the process to facilitate the release of your funds as soon as you contact him.
For security reasons, you are advised to keep your winning information confidential till your claims is processed and your money paid to you in whatever manner you deem fit to claim your prize. This is part of our precautionary measure is to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program by some unscrupulous elements. Please be warned! To file for your claim, please contact our fiduciary agent:
PAULA ADAMS Email:
To avoid unnecessary delays and complications, you are to contact Mrs. Paula Adams with followings details below:
1. Your full name, telephone, contact address, sex and occupation
2. Quote your Ticket number in any correspondences with our designated agent.
Congratulations, once more from all members and staffs of this program.
Thank you for being part of our promotional lottery program.
DO NOT REPLY TO THIS EMAIL. CONTACT YOUR CLAIM AGENT PAULA ADAMS DIRECTLY.
Mrs. Caroline .J. Smith
SWEEP STAKE Zonal Coordinator