A Scam Email with the Subject "East-West Australia," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 11 Dec 2006 04:59:31 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was firstname.lastname@example.org, although it may have been spoofed.
9701 Alexander Mall, Adelaide,
(East-West Australia Lottery is an affiliate of MCI Networks).
Santon Square, Complex 21, Netherlands.
From: Ms. VERA KALIHOFF.
We are pleased to inform you of the result of the EAST-West Australia Lottery (international program) held on the 8th December. 2006. Your e-mail address attached to ticket #: 34090322816 with prize # 43568000/12 drew â1,000,000.00 which was first in the 1st Category of the draws. You have been approved to receive â1,000,000.00 (One Million Euros).Because of claims mix-up and the limited time claims pay-outs, we will advice that you keep your winning information confidential until your prize (â1,000,000.00) has been remitted to you by our accredited paying bank. You must adhere to this instructions strictly to avoid loss of your cash prize â this program has been abused severally, so we are doing all we can to forestall further abuse by way of wrong claims. It's important to note that this draws were conducted formally under the watchful eyes of over 45,000 audiences. Winners are selected through an internet ballot system from 160,000 personal and
corporate e-mail addresses. The program sponsored/supported by MCI Networks in conjunction with South-West Australia lottery. Congratulate you once again. We hope you will use part cash prize to participate in our next mega draws of â85million. Remember, all winning must be claimed not later than 10-days after you
receive this notification. Failure to claim your cash prize after this date will result in prize forfeiture. Please, in order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications remember to quote personal and winning numbers in correspondence with paying bank.
Please contact the paying bank with your information for the immediate remittance of your funds.
Kindly send them the following:
(i). your names,
(ii) Contact telephone and fax numbers
(iii) Contact Address
(iv) Your winning numbers
(v) Quote amount won.
Contact the paying bank with the following:
Bankâs Name: SNS BANK NV.
Contact person: Mr Jim Benson
SNS Bank, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Congratulations once again.
Yours in service,
Ms. VERA KALIHOFF