This email with the subject "uk draws" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 18 Feb 2006 03:16:01 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "J. Desmond" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
British Lottery Headquarters: Customer Service 28 TANFIELD ROAD, CROYDON.LONDON Ref: BTL/491OXI/04 Batch: 12/25/0304 WINNING NOTIFICATION We happily announce to you the draw of the British Lottery International programs held on the 17th of February 2006 in London. Your e-mail address attached to ticket number: 564 75600545 188 with Serial number 5388/02 drew the lucky numbers: 31-6-26-13-35 which subsequently won you the lottery in the 3rd category. You have therefore, been approved to claim a total sum of US$2,500,000.00 (Two million, five hundred thousand, United States Dollars) in cash credited to file KPC/9080118308/02.This is from a total cash prize of US $125 Million dollars, shared amongst the first Fifty lucky winners in this category. This years' Lottery Program Jackpot is the largest ever for British Lottery. This estimated sum would be the sixth-biggest in U.K. history. The biggest was the $363 million jackpot that went to two winners in a May 2000 drawing of The Big Game, Mega Millions' predecessor. Please note that your lucky winning numbers falls within our European booklet representative office in The Netherlands as indicated in our play coupon. In view of this, your winnings would be released to you by our affiliate bank in The Netherlands. Our agent will immediately commence the process to facilitate the release of your funds to you as soon as you make contact with him. All participants were selected randomly from World Wide Web site through computer draw system and extracted from over 100,000 companies; no tickets were required to enter. This promotion takes place annually. For security reasons, you are advised to keep your winning information confidential till your claims is processed and your money remitted to you in whatever manner you deem fit. This is a part of our precautionary measure to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program. Please Note: To file for your claim, please contact our fiduciary agent with the below details. please note that claims expires on the 26th of february 2006 AGENT: Mr. James Anders Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Customer care: Tel- +31633759154 Fax +31847141714 To avoid unnecessary delays and complications, please quote your reference/batch numbers in any correspondences with us or our designated agents. Congratulations once more from all members and staffs of this program. Thank you for being part of our promotional lottery program. Best Regards JOSEPH DESMOND. International Co-ordinator.