A Scam Email with the Subject "Your E-Mail Address Has Won $1,000,000.00" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 16 Dec 2010 06:59:52 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "SHELL PETROLEUM DEVELOPMENT COMPANY"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Shell Petroleum Development Company United Kingdom Shell Tower, London, SE1 7NA - United Kingdom BATCH REF: SHHK/008/YY Special report, Note: PAYMENT TO MAKE ONLY BY ATM CARD Please bear with us since it is a new payment policy to eradicate fraud. We are pleased to inform you that you have won a prize money of One Million United States Dollars (US$1,000,000.00) in cash, including a TOYOTA CAMRY car for the 2010 International E-mail Draw which is Organized by Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC). SPDC collects all the email addresses of the people that are active online, among the millions that subscribed to Yahoo, Aol, Walla,Gmail,Russian Mail,Hotmail and few from other e-mail providers. 100 people are selected yearly to benefit from this promotion and you are one of the Selected Winners this year by this great Oil company. PAYMENT OF PRIZE AND CLAIM Winners shall be paid in accordance with his/her Settlement Center. Shell Award must be claimed not later than final claim day from date of Draw Notification. Any Prize not claimed within this period will be forfeited.You have therefore been approved for the payment of the sum of US$1,000, 000, 00 in cash including a TOYOTA CAMRY car which is the winning present /amount for each winner. This is from the total prize money of US$6,000,000.00 shared among the international winners in this category. CONGRATULATIONS! Stated below is your identification number: REFERENCE NUMBER: SPDC-081511 Please be informed that your ATM CARD,CHEQUE,DEBIT CARD, T,T,DRAFT of the sum of US$1,000,000.00 is now with the payee center. Contact your fiduciary agent in China [Dr SIMA LEE] and give them your full detail below so that they will re-insure your winning under your full name and direct you to the bank for payment as your winning numbers fall within the China Mainland Location file,Together with the port where your winning car should be ship to. Note: payment to make only by ATM card and by bank transfer (SHELL PETROLEUM DEVELOPMENT COMPANY AGENT) Name: DR SIMA LEE (CLAIM AGENT) E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com He shall immediately commence the process that will facilitate the release of your fund to you.Fill the below form and send to your agent,Together with the port where your winning car should be ship to. 1. Full Name..................... 2. Address ...................... 3. Country of Origin............. 4. Occupation.................... 5. Age........................... 6. Phone Number................ 7. Sex.......................... 8. Email Address................. Note: For security reasons we advice all winners to keep their information confidential from the public especially your batch ref and reference number.(This is part of our security protocol to avoid double claiming and unwarranted taking advantage of this program by non-participants or unofficial personnel as a case of double claiming will not be entertained) Awards must be claimed not later than 3 weeks from the day of this notification,otherwise all funds will be returned as unclaimed and eventually be donated to charity organization. Congratulations!!! once again. Yours in service, MR ROBERT SMITH [Shell Publicity Secretary] SHELL PETROLEUM DEVELOPMENT COMPANY (SPDC),WE ARE TRULY THE OIL GIANT IN THE WHOLE WORLD!!!!