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Subject:  FEBRUARY BONUS.
From:  <esma_powerball@virgilio.it>
Date:  Mon, 20 Feb 2006 09:42:05 -0800

A Scam Email with the Subject "FEBRUARY BONUS." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 20 Feb 2006 09:42:05 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was <esma_powerball@virgilio.it>, although it may have been spoofed.


                                 WINNING NOTIFICATION!
 Dear Lucky 
Winner, 
POWERBALL LOTTERY IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE EUROPEAN SOFTWARE 
MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION.            
 We are pleased to inform you of 
the result of the just concluded draw of 18th February 2006 POWERBALL 
in conjunction with The European Software Manufacturers Association 
Annual Promo Draws.
 
The online European Software Manufacturers 
Association Annual Promo draws was conducted by POWERBALL LOTTERY with 
an exclusive list of 29,031 email addresses of individual and corporate 
bodies picked by an advanced automated random computer search from the 
internet. However, no tickets were sold but all email addresses were 
assigned to different Batch numbers for representation and privacy. 
 
After this automated computer ballot, your e-mail address emerged as 
one of the winners in the draw of 18th February 2006 with the following 
data:
 REF NUMBER: MMCAN/652311872/06
BATCH NUMBER: 074/06/369MM
WINNING NUMBER:   
2/18/2006       15 /    17 /    43 /    44 /    48 /     29      
    You as 
well as other winners are therefore to receive a cash prize of Euros1,
500,000.00 (ONE MILLION, FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND EUROS ONLY) each from 
the total payout. 
    Your prize award has been insured with your e-
mail address and will be transferred to you upon meeting the 
requirements, statutory obligations, verifications, validations and 
satisfactory report. 
      To begin your claims, you are advised to 
contact our licensed and accredited Claims Manager in Europe with the 
information below: 
Mr. Peter Van,
PROMO CLAIMS MANAGER
Email: 
claimsmanager2006@o2.pl 
Tel- +31-613-813-795.
Fax- +31-847-112-634
NOTE: All winnings must be claimed not later than 28th February 2006. 
After this date all unclaimed funds would be included in the next 
stake. Remember to quote your reference information in all 
correspondence with your claims agent. 
      You are to keep all lotto 
information away from the general public especially your reference and 
ticket numbers. (This is important as a case of double claims will not 
be entertained).  
    Please be warned! Fraudulent emails are 
circulating that appear to be using POWERBALL addresses, but are not 
from POWERBALL LOTTERY.  PLEASE REPORT IMMEDIATELY TO: ANY LAW 
ENFORCEMENT AGENT NEAREST TO YOU.
  Yours faithfully,
Anna Michael 
(Mrs.).
ESMA Games/Lottery Coordinator
www.powerball.com.