A Scam Email with the Subject "FROM VOLKSWAGEN INTERNATIONAL AWARENESS PROMOTION." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 04 Oct 2007 16:01:49 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Mrs. Gertrude Antonius " <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
WELCOME TO VOLKSWAGEN INTERNATIONAL THE INTERNATIONAL AWARENESS PROMOTION DEPARTMENT AVENIDA PRIMADO REIG3, 28011, MADRID, SPAIN. Reference Number: VOLKSWAGEN/WIN/100/04/07 Serial Number: VOLKSWAGEN /556543450906. ATTENTION: BENEFICIARY. Your email was successful in our recent Email Sweepstake. We are using this avenue to notify you of your success in our recently conducted international email ballot draw which was in collaboration with E-commerce Foundation International where e-ticket and batch numbers were assigned to the over 350,000 email addresses randomly selected through an electronic random selection system (ERSS) from all countries around the world and used for the sweepstake (no ticket was sold). Your email won in the first category draw and therefore entitled to a payout of $2,800,000.00 (Two million eight hundred thousand U.S Dollars) Only. Your E-ticket number is 36 4 780 800ECF, Batch Number: EU-LW178904 and winning numbers are 6-15-22-44-47*5*6. You are therefore required to SEND the following details: FULL NAMES:- ADDRESS (not P.O. Box):- TELEPHONE NUMBER:- WINNING EMAIL ADDRESS:- ADDRESSED to the Claims verification officer for the paying bank: Mr. Thomas Glass. Representing VOLKSWAGEN International Awareness Promotion (IAP) / E-commerce Foundation International. Email: email@example.com // Email:firstname.lastname@example.org NOTE: We will payout money strictly to winners who officially file in for their prize claims You are also to keep all winning information away from the general public especially your E-ticket number and winning numbers. (This is important as cases of double claims will not be entertained). Persons under 18 years and members of affiliate agencies are not eligible to participate in this programme CONGRATULATIONS!!!!! Yours faithfully Mrs. Gertrude Antonius DIRECTOR OF PROMOTIONS, "The information in this email contains confidential information and is intended solely for the attention and use of the named addressee. If you are not the intended recipient, you are not authorized to and must not disclose copy, distribute or retain this message or any part of it."