A Scam Email with the Subject "confirmation" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 09 Feb 2006 08:00:07 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was Stephen Edo <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
The document below was found in my mail box, is it a true thing? Please send to me because the person asked me to pay some money for trasfer. May I send the money to him? Subject: CONGRATULATION YOU ARE A WINNER!!!! Date: Mon, 2 Jan 2006 13:38:29 -0000 [input] [input] [input] [input] HOME OFFICE: 165 FULHAM PALACE RD. W6 8JB UNITED KINGDOM. REFERENCE NUMBER:UK/839030X2/14 BATCH NUMBER:065/088/XY24 TICKET NUMBER:023-1111-790-458 WINNING NOTIFICATION We are pleased to inform you of the final announcement today, 2nd of December, 2006 of winners of the UK NATIONAL LOTTERY ONLINE PROMO PROGRAMME, held on the 31st of December, 2005. Your ticket number 023-1111-790-458 attached to your email address, with serial number 5073-12 drew the lucky numbers 43-10-42-37-10-43(bonus no.),this lucky number subsequently won you the lottery in the 2nd category. You have therefore been approved for a lump sum pay out of £552,000,00 (Five hundred and fifty-two thousand pounds sterling) in cash credited to file XYL/26510460037/04. This is from a total cash prize of £5,520,000,00(Five million, five hundred and twenty thousand pounds sterling) shared amongst the first ten (10) lucky winners in this category i.e Match 5 plus bonus. All participants of this online promotion programme were selected randomly from numerous World Wide Web sites through computer draw system and extracted from close to 125,000 unions, associations and corporate bodies listed online. This promotion takes place Quarterly. Please note that your lucky winning number falls within our European booklet representative office in the United kingdom as indicated in your play coupon. In view of this,your £552,000,00 (Five hundred and fifty-two thousand pounds sterling) would be released to you by any of our payment office in the United Kingdom. Your assigned claims agent will immediately commence the process to facilitate the release of your funds as soon as you contact him/her via electronic mail(email) or other options made available to you. For security reasons, you are advised to keep your winning information confidential till your claim is processed and your money remitted to you in whatever manner you deem fit to claim your prize.This is part of our precautionary measure to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program. Please be warned. To file for your claim, please contact our claims agent; Official: Barr. Henry Price(esq.) Representative office 10 Camelot close thamesmead. London E280ES United Kingdom. Email: email@example.com Provide him with the information below: 1.Full Name: 2.Full Address: 3.Marital Status: 4.Occupation: 5.Age: 6.Sex: 7.Nationality: 8.Country Of Residence: 9.Telephone Number: 10.Fax Number: 11.Ticket Number(above): 12.Reference Number(above): 13.Batch Number(above): For due processing and remittance of your prize money. Note: You must contact your claims officer not later than 2 (two) weeks after this date, all funds will be returned as unclaimed. In order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications. please remember to quote your reference number in every one of your correspondences with your claims officer. Furthermore, should there be any change of your address, do inform your claims officer as soon as possible. Congratulations once more from all members and staffs of this program. Thank you for being part of our online promotional lottery program. Yours Truly, Sir Carl A. Walter. Co-ordinator(Online Promo Programme).