A Scam Email with the Subject "CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 16 Nov 2010 05:19:39 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "ASIA PACIFIC LOTTO ORG"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
ASIA PACIFIC 2010 WINNING NOTIFICATION Office Address: 1031 Witthayu Lumphini, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330 Email-Address: email@example.com TICKET FREE/ONLINE E-MAIL ADDRESS WINNINGS DEPARTMENT. CONGRATULATIONS!!!!! DEAR LUCKY WINNER!!! We did notify you of the release result of the ASIA PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL LOTTERY PROMOTION PRIZE DRAW Year 2010. Which your email address attached to ticket number 085-12876077-09 that drew the lucky numbers of 03-06-08-10-12-16-27, which consequently won the lottery and qualified you among Twenty five international Winners in the 5th category. We have been waiting for your reply for the past two weeks until today we got a strange email that you are dead and you asked Mr. Anthony Butterfield before your death to come and claim your fund that has remained unclaimed for the past two weeks. The Asia pacific Lottery draws was conducted from an exclusive list of 100,000 e-mail addresses of individual and corporate bodies picked by an advanced automated random computer search from the internet. No tickets were sold. After this automated computer ballot, your E-mail address emerged as one of the Winners in the Category "A" and you are entitled to claim the sum of ONE MILLION UNITED STATE DOLLARS (US$1M). Note that Ticket numbers were randomly allocated to the email addresses. We are contacting you once again to confirm if you are Dead or alive, if you do not reply back after 7working days, then we will have no other alternative than to believe that you are truly dead according to Mr. Anthony Butterfield, and you assigned him to make the claim on your behalf. If you are still alive we advise you to contact Asia Pacific Lottery Organization as soon as you read this email: firstname.lastname@example.org We await your swift response in regard to this unexpected news we got from Mr. Anthony Butterfield; we will forward his claims to you as soon as we receive your reply. Yours Sincerely, Plajit Thanaporn Vice President Asia Pacific Lottery Organization.