This email with the subject "MoneyGram announces 'Gold Bonanza' sweepstakes" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 13 Aug 2006 08:45:26 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
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MoneyGram announces 'Gold Bonanza' sweepstakes Published: 2006-04-24 MoneyGram announces 'Gold Bonanza' sweepstakes Post News Service NEW YORK: MoneyGram has announced the "Gold Bonanza" sweepstakes, wherein consumers sending a MoneyGram money transfer to India at any participating agent location in the US and Canada from March 15, 2006, through May 15, 2006, will automatically be entered in the MoneyGram "Gold Bonanza" sweepstakes. We are pleased to inform you of the release, of the long awaited results of the 'Gold Bonanza' sweepstakes promotion program held in may, 2005.You were entered as dependent clients , selected randomly from world wide web sites through a computer drawn system and extracted from over 100,000 companies.This promotion takes place annuallys. Reference SERIAL NUMBER: 652-662 , Batch number AT-040SB06-03. Your email address attached to the ticket number: 2752246896 that drew the lucky winning number, which consequently won the sweepstake in the second category,in four parts.(The grand prize winner will receive 10 gold coins ) You have therefore been approved to claim a 10 gold coins and Five additional prize. Please be warned.To file for your claim, please contact our fiduciary agent with the below details for processing of your claims. Mrs.Tracy Wills. E-mail : email@example.com To avoid unnecessary delays and complications, please quote your reference/batchnumbers in any correspondences with us or our designated agent. Sincerely, Mr. Russel Brown. promo Coordinator. Cosponsors For More Information Visite our website http://www.moneygram.com/forms/Gold%20Promo%20Rules%20w-Agents.pdf MoneyGram is a leading global payment services company whose mission is to provide consumers with affordable, reliable and convenient payment services, including money transfer service. MoneyGram has been in business since 1940, with its headquarters located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. It's international money transfer service allows consumers to safely send money around the world in as little as 10 minutes (subject to agent availability and hours of operation). The global network is comprised of approximately 89,000 MoneyGram money transfer agent locations in 170 countries and territories. The convenient and reliable network includes retailers, international post offices and financial institutions.