A Scam Email with the Subject "FROM: MR. ERIK VAN PERSIE" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 07 Feb 2007 01:57:38 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was firstname.lastname@example.org, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM: MR. ERIK VAN PERSIE
HOUKES LOTTERY ONLINE.
LOTTERY AND GAMING CORPORATION,
WINNING NUMBER: ANL/DGS/06315369
BATCH/SERIAL NO: 0009/WEU-7552
CONGRATULATIONS! WE ARE PLEASED TO INFORM YOU OF THE RESULT OF THE JUST CONCLUDED ANNUAL FINAL DRAWS OF BANK GIRO LOTERIJ WINNERS INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS.THE ONLINE CYBER LOTTO DRAWS WAS CONDUCTED FROM AN EXCLUSIVE LIST OF OVER 20MILLION INDIVIDUAL EMAIL ADDRESSES, WHICH WERE PICKED BY AN ADVANCED AUTOMATED RANDOM COMPUTER SYSTEM.
YOU WERE THEREFORE, SELECTED AS THE PRIZE WINNER OF THE SUM OF EUR.250,000 (TWO HUNDRED AND FIFITY THOUSAND EURO) BY THE BANK GIRO LOTTERY AND GAMING CORPORATION. THE WINNING EMAIL ADDRESS WAS SELECTED FROM A DATA BASE OF INTERNET E-MAIL USERS AND ADDRESSES, FROM WHICH YOUR E-MAIL ADDRESS CAME OUT AS THE WINNING COUPON.
WE THEREBY CONTACT YOU TO CLAIM YOUR WINNING AMOUNT QUICKLY AS FAILURE TO CLAIM YOUR WINNING WILL RESULT INTO THE REVERSION OF THE WINNING SUM TO OUR FOLLOWING YEAR. PLEASE CONTACT YOUR APPROVED AGENT FOR YOUR REGION WITH YOUR WINNING NUMBER AND TELEPHONE CONTACT NOW (EXPIRING DATE, 15TH FEBRUARY, 2007). BELOW IS YOUR CLAIM AGENT:
MR. ERIK VAN PERSIE