This email with the subject "Payment Notification,Contact MARY SCHMIDTS by email or telephone" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 09 Jul 2006 04:15:44 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Meurer Schiemann" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Attention: Sir/Madam, RE: PRIZE PAYMENT NOTIFICATION We are pleased to inform you of the official announcement yesterday of the winners of the Euromegamillions International Lottery Programme held on Friday 19th May 2006. You or your company, attached to ticket number 7FM8-GE83,serial number 29B-739Z drew the lucky numbers 03-20-31-45-50-06-07, and consequently won the lottery in the international category. You have therefore been approved for a lumpsum Payment of US$1,200,000.00 (One million,two hundred thousand USD) in cash credited to file with Ref No: ERM/820G/06S9R and Batch No: 06/HL4G/UK. This is from total prize money of US$30,000,000.00 shared among 25 international winners in this category.All participants were selected through a computer balloting system drawn from over 285,000 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 Administrator in the United Kingdom: Marilyn Schmidts Payment Administrator Euromegamillions Payoffice London E14 9NQ,United Kingdom Tel/Fax:+448704781626 E-mail:email@example.com Your prize money must be claimed before 20th July 2006, after this date all unclaimed funds/Winnings will be rolled over and returned back to the treasury as Invalid.All correspondences to MARILYN SCHMIDTS 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 Administrator as soon as possible. Congratulations again from all our staff and thank you for being part of our programme. Sincerely, Meurer Schiemann Vice-Presidents, Awards Rue Marterey 15 Case Postale 6744 1002 Lausanne,Switzerland NOTE. Any breach of confidentiality on the part of the winners will result to instant disqualification. PLEASE CONTACT MARILYN SCHMIDTS BY E-MAIL, TELEPHONE OR FAX IMMEDIATELY.