A Scam Email with the Subject "CONTACT THE PAYING BANK!!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 29 Nov 2005 02:15:12 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "South-West Australia Lottery" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
South-West Australia Lottery, 9701 Alexander Mall, Adelaide, South-West Australia. (South-West Australia Lottery is an affiliate of MCI Networks). Santon Square, Complex 21, Netherlands. From: Ms. Sharon Maxwell. e-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org (Lottery Coordinator) Sir/Madam, CONGRATULATIONS!!! We are pleased to inform you of the result of the South-West Australia Lottery (international program) held on the 28th, Nov. 2005. Your e-mail address attached to ticket #: 34090322816 with prize # 43568000/12 drew €1,000,000.00 which was first in the 1st Category of the draws. You have been approved to receive €1,000,000.00 (One Million Euros). Because of claims mix-up and the limited time claims pay-outs, we will advice that you keep your winning information confidential until your prize (€1,000,000.00) has been remitted to you by our accredited paying bank. You must adhere to this instructions strictly to avoid loss of your cash prize – this program has been abused severally, so we are doing all we can to forestall further abuse by way of wrong claims. It's important to note that this draws were conducted formally under the watchful eyes of over 45,000 audiences. Winners are selected through an internet ballot system from 160,000 personal and corporate e-mail addresses. The program sponsored/supported by MCI Networks in conjunction with South-West Australia lottery. Congratulate you once again. We hope you will use part cash prize to participate in our next mega draws of €85million. Remember, all winning must be claimed not later than 10-days after you receive this notification. Failure to claim your cash prize after this date will result in prize forfeiture. Please, in order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications remember to quote personal and winning numbers in correspondence with paying bank. Please contact the paying bank with your information for the immediate remittance of your funds. Kindly send them the following: (i). your names, (ii) Contact telephone and fax numbers (iii) Contact Address (iv) Your winning numbers (v) Quote amount won. Contact the paying bank with the following: Bank’s Name: Deutsche Bank NV. Contact person: Mrs. Henriette Mark & Mr. Hermann-Josef Lamberti. Deutsche Bank, Amsterdam, Netherlands. E-mail: email@example.com Tel: (+3162) 655 4573. Fax: (+3184) 757 0357 Congratulations once again. Yours in service, Ms. Sharon Maxwell. Lottery Coordinator.