This email with the subject "Goodnews!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 18 Oct 2010 05:41:47 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Shell-Petroleum"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
SHELL PETROLEUM DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, Internet Promotion Awards. REFERENCE NUMBER #: 73284294SA BATCH #: UK-0385-SHI TICKET #: 4278-8845-284 This is to inform you that you have won a prize money of One Million Two Hundred Thousand United States Dollars (USD$1,200,000.00) for the month of October, 2010 Prize promotion which was organized by SHELL PETROLEUM COMPANY. Among the millions that subscribed to various websites with their emails, only six people are selected yearly to benefit from this promotion and you are one of the Selected Winners.Congratulations. Contact: Mr Peter Lall Email: firstname.lastname@example.org We request you to enter the following information below and forward us as soon as possible. FULL NAME: DELIVERY ADDRESS: PHONE NUMBER: FAX NUMBER(IF ANY): COUNTRY: OCCUPATION: SEX: AGE: ANNUAL INCOME: CONGRATULATIONS ONCE AGAIN We also advise that you keep your winning information very confidential as our security policy demands to avoid double claims/impersonation and unwarranted abuse of this program by some individuals. Sincerely, Mrs. Ron Van Dem Berg, President SHELL PETROLEUM DEVELOPMENT COMPANY (SPDC).