This email with the subject "CONGRATULATIONS YOU WON" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 12 Jun 2010 05:13:49 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
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MEGA LOTTERY INTERNATIONAL website: www.megalottery.com INTERNATIONAL PROMOTION/PRIZE AWARD DEPT. REF Number : MLI/231-ILGI0431/10 BATCH Number : EAPA/15/096/PTNL TICKET Number : 20511465897-6291 SERIAL Number : 472-971103 LUCKY Number : 8-66-97-22-71-64 RE : WINNING FINAL NOTIFICATION Sir, Madam We are pleased to inform you of the result of the Lottery Winners International programs held on the 25th May 2010 Your E-mail address attached to Ticket number 20511465897-6291 with Serial number 472-971103 drew lucky numbers 8-66-97-22-71-64 which consequently won in the 2nd category, you have therefore been approved for a lump sum payout of US$ 1,500,000.00 (One Million ,Five hundred Thousand United States Dollars).This is from a total cash prize of USD$15,000,000.00 Million shared among Ten International Lucky Winners in the Category A ( Plus )+ . CONGRATULATIONS!!! Be informed that your documents have to pass our authority to obtain a clearance, which shall be attached to your Document in readiness of the subsequent onward transfer into your nominated bank account with 24 hours of completion of the authentication. Due to mix up of some numbers and names, we ask that you keep your winning information very confidential until your claims have been processed as the Beneficiary Certificate Ownership Winning Notification, Stamp duties and re-activation of Account of your prize /money remitted in readiness of the subsequent onward transfer into your nominated Bank Account is completed This is in conformity with the latest transfer regulations signed by the Organization / Netherlands Government since this is part of our Security protocol measures to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program by some participants. All participants were selected through a computer ballot system drawn from over 100,000,000 Companies and 200,000,000 individual email addresses and names from all over the world, through the aid of our insurance Company This promotional program takes place annually. We hope you will take part in our next year USD$45 Million International lottery. To file for your claim, please contact our /your fiducial agent MRS MARY RANGEL the DOLLAR ACCREDITED PAYMENT AGENT Email : firstname.lastname@example.org NOTE: That all winnings must be claimed not later than 30th of JUNE 2010. After this date all unclaimed funds will be included in the next stake. Anybody under the age of 18 is automatically disqualified. Finally, we call on you to make sure that you note every letter clearly as stated for we will not be held responsible should there be any complications in this transaction due to laxity on your part. So you are to expedite action in claiming of your funds, for delays will compel us to disperse your funds, in other words, we shall divert your funds as stated above. In order to avoid unnecessary delays and mistakes, Kindly remember to quote your reference number and batch numbers in all correspondence. Furthermore, should there be any change of address do inform our agent as soon as possible. Congratulations once more from our members of staff and thank you for being part of our promotional program. Yours truly Mr Harry Herman Lottery Coordinator