This email with the subject "SOUTH AFRICA FIFA 2010 WORLD CUP LOTTERY" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 22 May 2010 05:38:55 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "SOUTH AFRICA FIFA 2010 WORLD CUP LOTTERY"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
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