A Scam Email with the Subject
"Please contact your claims agent"
was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on
Mon, 27 Aug 2007 03:08:24 -0700 and has been classified as a
The sender was
"BALLL GOLDEN" <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
although it may have been spoofed.
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GOLDEN BALL LOTTERY 175 FOREST ROAD, JOHANNESBURG, 2193. SOUTH AFRICA.
Dear Winner, We are pleased to announce you as one of the 3 lucky winners in the GOLDEN BALL LOTTERY SA draw held on 27 th Aug. 2007. All 3 winningaddresses were randomly selected from a batch of 5,000,000 international emails. Your email address emerged alongside 2 others as a 3rd categorywinner
in this month's draw.Consequently, you have therefore been approved for a total pay out of $1,000,000 Dollars (One Million Dollars) only. The following particulars are attached to your lotto payment order:
(i) Winning numbers: 7, 39, 18, 10, 2, 30 (ii) Serial number: 12-25-301 (iii) Lotto batch number: GBL-315 (iv) Reference number: NHF-202-3
Please contact the underlisted claims officer as soon as possible forthe immediate release of your winnings:
MR.MARK ODUMODU. CLAIMS DEPARTMENT MANAGER NEW HORIZON FINANCE JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICAN Email:email@example.com Tel: +27-76-650-2273. Due to mix up of some numbers and names, we ask that you keep yourWinning information confidential until your claim has been
processed.This is part of our security protocol to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program by some participant.Once again on behalf of all our staff, CONGRATULATIONS!!! Sincerely, Mr. Norman King
N.B: 1. All claims are nullified after 14 working days from today.2. Your Ref number must be in all your mails with the claims officer. 3. Do inform the claims officer of any change of names or addresses.
4. All winners under the age of 18 are automatically disqualified. 5. Please contact your claims agent by Telehpone, Fax or Email. MR.MARK ODUMODU firstname.lastname@example.org