This email with the subject "CONGRATULATIONS(YOUR EMAIL WON THE LOTTERY)" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 21 Jun 2006 10:02:52 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was Bank Giro International Lotterij <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
BANK GIRO LOTTERIJ SECURITY DEPARTMENT INTERNATIONAL PROMOTION PROGRAMME VAN EEWGHENSTRAAT 71 1071 GK, AMSTERDAM THE – NEITHERLANDS Dear Sir/Madam, Congratulations! With utmost joy, we are pleased to inform you of the result of the Bank Giro Lotterij International Inc. programs, held on the 20th of June 2006, which drew a cash prize of $1,225,000.00, covered with high insurance policy. Your e-mail address attached to Ticket/Code number 0087411652337 with File/reference number 4585093785/92 drew these lucky numbers 007-49746-041-764-64-2091, Batch number 76452901/27 serial numbers 0076194298, and a batch numbers 968723514/21 which consequently won in the 1st category. You have been approved to receive a cash prize of $1,225,000.00 (One Million Two Hundred and Twenty Five Thousand United States Dollars). Be advised that due to incessant mix up in cash prize transfer to previous winners, we advise that you keep your winning information confidential until your claim has been processed and released to you. This security measure is critical; its a measure put in place to avoid double claims, transfer and unwarranted abuse of this program by other participants. METHOD OF SELECTING WINNERS: Participants were selected anonymously through a private ballot system (computer ballot) from over 35,000 companies and 70,000 individual e-mail addresses all over the world. At the final draw your e-mail address emerged as the winner of our last jackpot. This is promotional program takes place bi-annually, and it is promoted and sponsored Orient software corporation (Orient Networks). It is met to reward some individuals and corporations who have devoted their time and resources surfing the World Wide Web (www) with their email addresses. Remember, all winning must be claimed not later than 20 days of this notification, after the expiration of that time frame, if your funds are unclaimed, it will be refunded to us and included in our next draws. We hope you will use part of your cash prize to participate in our next $18million draws in June 2006. Lastly, in order to avoid unnecessary delays/complications with the transfer of your funds to you, please always remember to quote your Code number in all correspondence with our legal adviser. To begin your claim and how to obtain your winning ticket number from the Game Board, please contact our Director, Claims agent GLOBAL NATIONAL AGENCY Mr. Michael Thomas Mrs. G.F Saskia Dr. Edward Makad Email: email@example.com Tel: +31-644-865-470 Fax: +31-847-520-454 Furthermore, should there be any change of your present address, please notify us immediately so to make the appropriate adjustment. Congratulations from the management and staffs of Bank Giro Lotterij International Inc Yours faithfully, Mrs. Ruth Peterson The Promotions Manager.