This email with the subject "Royal Dutch Greetings,please read carefully." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 15 Apr 2007 06:50:12 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was Royal Dutch Staatsloterij <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
THE ROYAL DUTCH STAATSLOTERIJ INTERNATIONAL PRIZE AWARD DEPARTMENT REF Number: STT/231-ILGI0431/05 BATCH No: DH/15/096/TVFS TICKET No: 20511465463-7644 SERIAL No: 472-9768-98 LUCKY No: 79-2-15-24-34-40-11 THE CLAIMS DEPARTMENT: Mr. Steve Meijer Tel: +31-647-230-404 Fax: +31-847-131-515 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.staatsloterij.nl Dear Winner, THE ROYAL DUTCH STAATSLOTERIJ PRIZE AWARDS We are pleased to inform you of the result of our Seasonal Lottery Winners International programs held on the 14th of August, 2006. Your E-mail address attached to ticket number 20511465463-7644 with Serial number 472-9768-98 drew the lucky numbers 79-2-15-24-34-40-11, which consequently won in the 1st category. You have therefore been approved for a lump sum payout of €1.280.000. (One Million, Two Hundred and Eighty Thousand Euro Only).This is from a total cash prize of €6.400, 000 (Six Million, Four Hundred Thousand Euro) shared amongst Five Lucky Winners of the first category. CONGRATULATIONS!! This is a promotional program by The Dutch Authorities and this happens to be the biggest lottery program in the Netherlands. All participants were selected through a computer ballot system drawn from over 500,000 companies and 2,000,000 individual email addresses from all over the world, as part of our international promotions program, which we conduct several times a year. Be informed that your documents must pass through the authorities to obtain a clearance, which shall be attached to your document in readiness for the subsequent onward transfer of your winnings into your nominated bank account within 48 hours of completion of the authentication. Due to the possibility of unscrupulous individuals filing a double claim, we suggest that you keep this award strictly confidential until your claim has been processed and notarized and your certificate of award obtained. This is in conformity with the lottery claim regulations and security protocol of the Netherlands Gaming Control Board. All winnings must be claimed not later than 27th April, 2007. After this date all unclaimed funds will be included channeled to the Dutch Security Vault as unclaimed funds. Anybody under the age of 18 is automatically disqualified. All winnings must be notarized and a certificate of award must be obtained from the Netherlands Gaming Control Board to complete the claims process. For further information on this, please contact the above mentioned claims department. Also ensure that you take proper note every correspondence as we will not be held responsible should there be any complications in this transaction due to laxity on your part. Congratulations once more from the Royal Dutch land. Yours truly, Mrs. Marie de Boer Games/ Lottery Coordinator. The Royal Dutch Staatsloterij (Staatsloterij is a registered program lottery program of the Royal Dutch Authority.Est.1876, Kvk.699472.Act 120/99) All rights reserved. NOTE: BREACH OF CONFIDENTIALITY ON THE PART OF THE WINNERS WILL RESULT TO IMMEDATE DISQUALIFICATION. (TERMS AND CONDITIONS MAY APPLY)