This email with the subject "MASTER CARD INTERNATIONAL BANK PROMO" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 26 Jun 2007 06:56:58 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was BARCLAYS PREMIERSHIP <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
MASTER CARD INTERNATIONAL BANK PROMO BARCLAYS BANK PLATINUM VISA CARD BARCLAYS PREMIERSHIP DIRECTOR; MR. ASHLEY STEVE.JR PHONE: +442070601031 Master card No: 5148 6547 8940 6543 Reg. No. Master/Visa: 5148/4178 Ballot winning No: 6782 MASTER CARD INTERNATIONAL PROMO. UNITED KINGDOM, AWARD PRESENTATION CENTER. Your company or your personal e-mail address, attached to the Master card No: 5148 6547 8940 6543, won in the sixth (6) PROMO categories 006. Your email address has brought you an unexpected luck, please read through this message. See names of winners below, you are at the sixth position of ten, you are so lucky to be one. You are therefore been approved for lump sums pay out of £6,600,000.00, SIX MILLION, SIX HUNDRED THOUSAND POUNDS. Equivalent to, ($11,064,000 USD), Eleven Million, sixty four thousand US Dollars. In cash Credited to Master card No. 5148 6547 8940 6543, and With Reg. No. Master/Visa: 5148/4178, you are the sixth lucky winner of the total winners of 10. You all won £6.6, million Pounds each. Be informed that your winning prize (Master card No: 5148 6547 8940 6543) has been insured and ready for disbursement by the well known "BARCLAYS BANK UK". There is nothing more to do all you will have to do is contact your claims administrator for further informationís first by email, to claim your prize. See contacts below. Claims Administrator Name: Tom Hopskin E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: (00944) 7989589587 All the 10 participants were selected through our Microsoft computer ballot system (MCBS) drawn from each continent, as part of our International "E-MAIL" Promotions Program, to promote the use of Master and Visa cards all over the World, and to promote the use of online payments, for the settlement of debts (taxes) and payment of bills. Your funds £6.6, million pounds, has been lodge in this master card (5148 6547 8940 6543), insured and ready for payment by the Barclays Bank. Be advised to keep your personal informationís to your self. For example; Credit cards, security numbers (code) etc. Please, for security reasons you are advised to keep this whole winnings to yourself, keep out of the reach of friends and from the entire public. All you have to do is provide the necessary informationís to process your newly won master card (Prize). Do email the above Claims Administrator, at once with all the claims requirements below. To avoid unnecessary delay. Claims Requirements: Full Name: Contact Address: Telephone Number: Fax Number: Occupation: Reg. No. Master/Visa: Winning Email address: Master card No: Ballot winning No Amount Won: GB 6.6 Million Pounds The above requirements are much more needed to proceed. Be free and fast to send the above details to your claims Administrator. PROCEEDURES: 1. Contact the Claims Administrator with all your claims requirements. 2. Choose one of the payment Options. 3. Activate your Master card. 4. Make sure you confirm payments. 5. Keep your claims Administrator fully updated. 6. All charges would be taken care of by you if any at all. 7. No one is allowed to touch neither deduct from your Credit card. 8. Payments are made in Great British Pounds. (£6.6, million pounds) 9. Read carefully and contact the necessary office. (Claims Administrator) 10. Prize would be paid in full, deductions are not allowed. RIGHTS: 1. You have the right to a scanned copy of your winning certificate and a copy of your Master Card. 2. Incase of any doubt, you have the right to a letter of Guarantee from the company's Attorney. 3. The right to your personal informationís. Do not give out your personal Credit card informationís to anyone. 4. Any mail received of such should be reported to the claims Administrator. This will help fight scam. 5. You alone can claim your prize; you alone have the right to the prize, no one else. PRECAUTIONS: 1. The charges are very low; we made it your charges because of some reasons. 2. Mind the kind of words you used when communicating with your claims administrator, as he has the due right to disqualify you for misconduct. CHARGES IF NECESSARY: 1. Master Card account activation, if you prefer to have your funds transferred to your account then you must have to activate this master card account. 2. Master Card / Winning document, if you prefer to have your card and documents courier to you, then you will only take care of the delivery charge. Sincerely, Secretary Mrs. Mercy Gray. Master Card International Promotion Winner.