This email with the subject "†No Subject†" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 17 Apr 2010 15:06:47 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "UNITED KINGDOM LOTTERY"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
DATE:17/04/2010 REF NUMBER:475061725 BATCHNUMBER:7056490902/188 WINNING NUMBER:GB8701/LPRC WINNER NO: 10 ELECTRONIC EMAIL AWARD WINNING NOTIFICATION AWARD PRESENTATION CENTER: UNITED KINGDOM NATIONALLOTERY UNITED KINGDOM LOTTERY Dear lucky winner We the United Kingdom MICROSOFT COOPERATION MANAGEMENT WORLDWIDE are pleased to inform you that you're among our winners of MS-WORD/YAHOO MICROSOFT LOTTO LOTTERY conducted in the UNITED KINGDOM BEING THE HOST OF THE EVENT FOR THIS PRESENT YEAR MEGA JACKPOT LOTTO WINNING PROGRAMS HELD ON 1st Day of MARCH 2010 Your Personal E-mail address or Company email is attached to WINNER NO: 10 with serial number S/N-00168 drew the lucky numbers 887-13-865-37-10-83, and consequently won in the first lottery category. You have therefore been approved for lump sums pay of (Seven Hundred Thousand pounds Only) in cash Credited to file REF NO:MSW-00457YGH this is from total prize money of ,Ј7,500,000.00 BRITISH shared among the Ten (10) lucky international winners in first and second category. All participants were selected from Worldwide Websites especially yahoo mail, msn mail,aol mail, icq mail through our Microsoft computer ballot system drawn from 21,000 Names, 3,000 names from each continent (Canada, Asia, Australia, United state, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Oceania , as part of International "E-MAIL" Promotions Program, Which is conducted annually for our prominent MS -WORD users all over the world, and to encourage the use of Internet and Computers worldwide. Your fund has been insured with your REF NO: MSW-00457YGH and will be ready for delivery. It will be delivered to you by one of our Paymaster/claims agent Staff in charge of LONDON Zone (TONY BROWN). Please note that your lucky winning number falls within our LONDON Region booklet representative office in LONDON as indicated in your play coupon. In view of this, your Ј750,000.00 BRITISH pounds would be released to you by our payment office in LONDON Your E-mail address should be used in all correspondence with your claims officer, please Note that, you are to contact your claims officer via email and phone as we are promoting the use of E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org ) +447935023108 Also you have the right to call him to confirm your winnings and government tax payment that is all. You are to keep your REF NUMBERS and BATCH NUMBER from the public, until you have been processed and your prize money delivered to you. This is part of our security protocol to avoid double claiming and the act of scamming people of their ref number and prizes. We hope with a part of your prize, you will participate in our end of the year High stakes of Ј2 .3billion International Lottery. To claim your winning prize, you must first contact our claims department by email for Processing and remittance of your prize money to you from LONDON Accreaditated Paying Bank. To file for your claim, please contact Mr. Tony Brown, claims agent with the following details, Reference Numbers, winning numbers, batch numbers, Provide him with the information’s stated below: 1. Name: 2. Address: 3. Occupation: 4. Marital Status: 5. Age: 6. Country: 7. Nationality: 8. Telephone: NAME: MR. TONY BROWN Remember, all prize money must be claimed not later than the 30TH DAY OF MAY 2010. All funds not Claimed on or before the fixed date will be returned as Unclaimed and will be seen as forfeited by you hence will be donated to charity home organization around the world. Congratulations, once more from the entire Management and Staff of Microsoft Cooperation to all our lucky winners this year. Thank you for being part of this promotional lottery program. Our special thanks and gratitude to Bill Gate of Microsoft and all his Associates for alleviating poverty round the World. Sincerely, Mrs. Basheera Abubakar Mrs. MARY Smith (Co-ordinator).