This email with the subject "GOOD NEWS (CONTACT Mr. JOHN WILLIAMS)" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 24 Feb 2007 04:19:33 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was COMPENSATION OFFICE <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
CONGRATULATIONS We are hereby happy to inform you that you emerge as one of the winners in the lucky pick of email address on the web. The cheque won is used as compensation to the numerous internet users, and gotten from the non-claims of winning check of last years lotto winners in the UK lottery international promotions. To that effect, we had to organize a lucky dip of all e-mail addresses on the web and sectioned them into zones such as the Europe, Asia, America, Africa and the rest.Under these zones are the regions e.g. under Europe, we have London Ireland, Scotland, Holland and est. same applies to every other zone. So to that effect, your winning fell under the African zone and West African
region.So therefore, your winning had been sent down to the compensation agent in charge of that region in the person of John Williams. You will have to make contact with him, and follow due procedures to effect the claims of your package which contains a winning check of $500,000.00 (Five hundred thousand United States Dollars) for your prompt claims.
COMPENSATION AND FINANCE HOUSE HEAD OFFICE Finance and Security House United Kingdom Deposit Firm FSH Towers Chelsea T45H U.K.At the moment, I am very busy at Sydney, Australia because of numerous assignments which I have to carry out. To that effect, I don?t think you will have the opportunity of communicating with me anymore. All
you need do is reach the compensation agent Mr. John Williams through this e-mail address and his personal contact number. EMAIL: email@example.com CONTACT NUMBER: +234 807 577 3835Finally, remember that I have forwarded instruction to the Mr. JOHN WILLIAMS at the finance house on your behalf to send the bank draft to you as soon as you contact him without delay. Please I will like you to accept this token with good faith.
Thanks and God bless you and your family. However, I want you to contact him immediately as soon as you receive this because he will be leaving soon on a very long vacation as he didn?t have any for the past three years due to over time. My sincere advice to you as a Christian is that you should endeavor to pay your tithe to a bible believing church when you get winning check. We require your information?s to facilitate your claims: 1. Full Names: 2. Residential Address: 3. Phone Number: 4. Fax Number: 5. Occupation: 6. Sex: 7. Age: 8. Nationality: 9. Present Country: Yours Faithfully You?re Agent, Compensation Officer