This email with the subject "!!!CONTACT CLAIMS DEPARTMENT!!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 20 Dec 2006 11:53:55 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was Mr. John Smith <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
POWERBALL LOTTO. BV POWERBALL LOTTO - Wheel Email-Games 2006, Ref Nr: PBL/CN/6654/CP Dear Prize Winner, PRIZE WINNING NOTICE Europe/America private international e-games organizers and co-sponsors, POWERBALL LOTTO Group International, officially bring to your notice of the final draw result of the 19th of December, 2006 POWERBALL LOTTO -wheel E-game which was conducted at our international corporate office complex in The UNITED KINGDOM. Most recently this foundation set up the NEW LOTTERY SCHEME to give out prizes based on COMPUTER BALLOT SYSTEM. By doing this the foundation seek to encourage the use of Internet for academic and business pursuits. Its major aim is to promote music, theater art, literature, projects in the social and political arena with a focus on health, science, research, and higher education. We wish to congratulate and inform you on the selection of your email coupon number which was selected among the 6 lucky prize winners Your email ID identified with coupon No.PBL2463974321 and was selected by our E-games Random Selection System (ERSS) with entries from over 50,000 different email addresses enrolled for the E-game. Your email ID was among the over 50,000 different email addresses submitted by our partner international email provider companies. You have therefore won a cash prize of £ 2,910,000 GB Pounds (Two Million, Nine Hundred and Ten Thousand Great British Pounds Sterlings) only. The POWERBALL LOTTO Group. BV, have approved a payout of your cash prize which will be remunerated directly to you by an official Payment Agency. Our DUE PROCESS UNIT (DPU) will render to you, complete assistance and provide additional information and processes which will enable a hitch-free collection of your funds. Kindly contact the underlisted for further assistance and directives to claiming you funds: Mr. Well Paulson (Due Process Unit) Powerball House, 23 Broodford street, Manchester L70 1NL Tel: +44-701-421-3217,+44-702-093-5734 Email:email@example.com Once again congratulations from all our staff on your prize winning, we hope you will take part in our forthcoming POWERBALL LOTTO -wheel Email-games. Regards Mr. John Smith. (Group Coordinator)