A Scam Email with the Subject "Scam Submission" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 09 Feb 2006 07:11:36 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "KitchEngineering" <KitchEngineering@Earthlink.net>, although it may have been spoofed.
Received the following email this morning:
Applecrest & Grant Lotteries (YOU HAVE WON)
1022 Kingsway Ave., Osborne,
Western Australia, 6018.
Head office: Maliebaan 38-40, 3581CR,
Utrecht, The Netherlands.
YOU WON: $1,000,000.00!
With utmost joy, we are pleased to inform you of the result of the
Apple crest & Grant Lotteries International programs held on the 2nd,
of November 2005 drew cash Prize of $1,000,000.00. Your e-mail address
attached to Code number 370011672387-290-02 with claim
Number 12093782/42 drew these lucky numbers 894-4563-001-764-64-2911,
which consequently won in the 1st category. You have been approved to
receive a cash prize of $1,000,000.00 (One Million USD).
Be advised that due to incessant mix up in cash prize transfer to
previous winners, we advise that you Keep your winning information
confidential until your claims is been processed and your funds
($1,000,000.00) Transferred to you. This security measure is
important; its protocol meant to avoid double claims, transfer and
unwarranted abuse of this program by other participants.
METHOD OF SELECTING WINNERS:
Participants were selected anonymously through a private ballot system
(computer ballot) from over 35,000 Companies and 70,000 individual e-
mail addresses all over the world. At the final draw your e-mail
address Emerged as the winner of our last jackpot.This is promotional
program takes place bi-annually, and it is promoted and sponsored
Orient software Corporation (Orient Networks). It is met to reward
some individuals and corporations who have devote Their time and
resources surfing the world wide web (www) with their email addresses.
Remember, all winning must be claimed not later than 5 working days
from today. After the expiration of that time frame, if your funds are
unclaimed, it will be refunded to us and included in our next draws.We
hope you will use part of your cash prize to participate in our next
$18million draws in March 2006. Lastly, in order to avoid unnecessary
delays/complications with the transfer of your funds to you, please
Always remember to quote your Code number in all correspondence with
our paying bank (INLAND BASE BANK PLC,UNITED KINGDOM). Furthermore,
should there be any change of your present address, please notify us
Immediately so to make the appropriate adjustment.
Congratulations from the management and staffs of Applecrest & Grant
Kindly, immediately, contact our Paying Bank (INLAND BASE BANK
PLC,UNITED KINGDOM) for your payment advice.
Send them following e-mail:
I.(your names) ..,
2.(your e-mail address) .........................,
3.(contact address) ..
4.(postal address) .
5.( code number) .(quote your code number) .is the winner of the
last Applecrest & Grant Lottery draws, with a cash prize of
$1,000,000.00. Kindly advise me with details of the process of the
transfer of my cash prize within the next 5-working days.
Contact details of our Paying Bank:
Contact person: Dr. MIKE RULDOLF (Managing Director)
Department of Private Banking,
INLAND BASE BANK PLC,UNITED KINGDOM
Yours in services,
Mrs. Lolly Richards (Lottery Coordinator)
Note: Participants below 21 years are automatically disqualified.
All e-mail transmission/correspondence are 100% protected by our
Secure Socket Layer (SSL) server.
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