A Scam Email with the Subject "RE: PAYMENT NOTIFICATION OF US$850,000.00" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 25 Oct 2006 20:53:35 -0500 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was Rolf Glauser <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Sir/Madam, RE: PAYMENT NOTIFICATION OF US$850,000.00 We are pleased to inform you of the official announcement yesterday of the winners of the SwissLotto International programme held on Saturday 21st October 2006. You or your company, attached to ticket number 7FG-GZ88,serial number 2A-7T5F drew the lucky numbers 12-18-22-27-28-38, and consequently won the lottery in the international category. Please confirm results: http://www.swisslotto.ch/ You have therefore been approved for a lump sum payment of US$850,000.00 (Eight hundred and fifty thousand USD) in cash credited to file with Ref No: SWLT/06D67 and Batch No: 06/HF4Z/UKP. This is from total prize money of US$17,000,000.00 shared among 20 international winners in this category. All participants were selected through a computer balloting system drawn from over 450,000 companies and individuals from Australia, New Zealand, Africa, Europe, North America, South America and Asia as part our International promotions program for the year 2006, conducted bi-annually. Congratulations! Your fund is now deposited with our finance company in the United Kingdom and insured in your name. Due to the mix up of some numbers and names, we ask that you keep this award strictly private from public notice until your claim has been fully processed and your total prize money remitted to your designated bank account. This is part of our security protocol to avoid double claiming or unscrupulous acts by participants of this program. We hope with a part of your prize money, you will participate in our end of year high stakes of US$70 Million International lottery jackpot slot to be held in December 2006. For the immediate collection of your prize money, Please contact directly our Payment Manager in the United Kingdom: Verena Bergen Payment Manager SwissLotto Office,London EC2M 4RB,United Kingdom Telephone/Fax:44-8712648152 E-mail: email@example.com Your prize money must be claimed before 10th November 2006, after this date all unclaimed funds/Winnings will be rolled over and returned back to the treasury as Invalid. All correspondences to VERENA BERGEN should have this email sent along with it along with your Contact Address, Country of residence and your Email address. Furthermore, should there be any change of your Contact Address, do inform our Payment Manager,VERENA BERGEN as soon as possible. Congratulations again from all our staff and thank you for being part of our programme. Sincerely, Rolf Glauser Vice-Presidents,Awards SwissLotto International Lange Gasse 20 CH-4052 Basel Switzerland NOTE. Any breach of confidentiality on the part of the winners will result to instant disqualification. PLEASE CONTACT VERENA BERGEN BY E-MAIL, TELEPHONE OR FAX IMMEDIATELY