This email with the subject "FROM: THE DESK OF THE PROMOTIONS MANAGER," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 02 Jun 2007 04:12:53 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "sammar abubakar" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM: THE DESK OF THE PROMOTIONS MANAGER,
UK LOTTO ORGANIZATION
AFFILIATE OF INTERNATIONAL LOTTERY ORGANIZATION
58 QUEENSWAY, SUITE 161.LONDON W2 3RW ENGLAND.
UNITED KINGDOM.PRIZE AWARD DEPARTMENT
Lucky Winning No.MX014926583
AWARD NOTIFICATION/FINAL PAYMENT NOTICE.
We are pleased to inform you of the announcement today, 2nd Jun, 2007, of Winners of the UK LOTTO ORGANIZATION PROMO LOTTERY, UNITED KINGDOM, draws held on 28th March, 2007.
Your email address attached to Ticket Number. APP236566301307, with serial number 07-12-23-26-29-44, drew the lucky numbers 07-12-23-26-29-44,, and consequently won the lottery in the 3rd category.
You have therefore been approved for lump sum pay Out of (us$4.600.000.00) Four Million, Six hundred thousand United States Dollars in cash credited to file REF No.041238013011JLP. This is from total prize Money Of (US$25.500.000.00) Twenty-Five Million, five hundred thousand United States Dollars shared among the seventeen International winners in this category.
All participants were selected through a computer Ballot System drawn from 25,000 email addresses from Australia, New Zealand, America, Europe, North America and Asia as Part of International Promotions Program, which is Conducted Annually.
Due to the mix up of some numbers and addresses, we ask that you keep this Award strictly from Public notice until your claim has been processed and released to you.
This is part of our security protocol to avoid double claiming by participants of this program. We hope with a part of your prize, you will participate in our mid-year high stakes 1,500 Million International Lotteries.
To begin your claim, please contact our Director, Claims/Remittance Department:
Mr. Brown Smith.
Director, Claims/Remittance Department,
UK LOTTO ORGANIZATION PROMO LOTTERY,
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM.
He will process and ensure the release of your won prize Money.
Note that all prize money must be claimed not later than 15th June 2007. After this date, all funds shall be returned to our treasury as unclaimed prize money.
In order to avoid unnecessary delay and complications, please remember to quote your Reference and batch numbers in every of your correspondence with our payment officer.
Congratulations once again!
Mr Sammar Abubakar.
The Promotions Manager, UK Lotto
PROMO LOTTERY,LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM.