This email with the subject "e-mail scams" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 15 Aug 2006 04:37:03 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Victor" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
THE QUEEN'S SWEEPSTAKES. 90 Great Dover Street London SE1 4YB UNITED KINGDOM. Dear Prize Winner, We are please to announce you as one of the 3 lucky winners in the THE QUEEN'S SWEEPSTAKES INT'L LOTTERY DRAW held on 5th of August 2006. All 3 winning email addresses were randomly selected from over 100,000 companies and 1,000,000 individual email addresses. Your email address emerged alongside 2 others as a 3rd category winner in this month's draw. Consequently,you have been approved for a total pay out of £2,000,000 Pounds (Two million pounds) only. The following particulars are attached to your lotto payment order: (i) Winning numbers: 07,14,22,35,42,53 (ii) Serial number: 644-1803 (iii) Game number: 12-77 (iv) Reference number: QS-391-1 Please contact the under listed claims officer as soon as possible for the immediate release of your winnings: Mr. Eric Robinson Claims Department Officer HILTON BANK Email: email@example.com Tel: +44 7011120423 Fax: +44 7092875929 Due to mix up of some numbers and names, we ask that you keep your Winning information confidential until your claim have been processed. This is part of our security protocol to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program by some participant. Once again on behalf of all our staff, CONGRATULATIONS!!! Sincerely, Mr. Peter Colt Promotions Manager Tel/Fax: +44 7005805159 NOTE: 1.All claims are nullified after 10 working days from today. 2.You will be required to pay a fee for the insurance of your prize money 3.Do inform the claims officer of any change of names or addresses. 4.All winners under the age of 18 are automatically disqualified. 5.Please do not reply to this email, contact your claims officer (Eric Robinson) by fax or email. _______________________________________________________________________ THE QUEEN'S SWEEPSTAKES Awards is proudly sponsored by financial Corp's and a conglomeration of other international companies. 3 winners Internet draw is held monthly, and is organized to encourage the use of the Internet and computers worldwide. We are proud to say that over 200 Million Pounds are won annually in more than 150 countries worldwide. We also encourage you to visit our web site and take your chance to play and become part of our monthly winners. Millions are won on a monthly basis on one of the world's most famous free lotto service.