A Scam Email with the Subject "ATTENTION BENEFICIARY, PLEASE CONTACT THE PAYING BANK." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 02 Aug 2007 12:08:46 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "NATIONAL LOTTERY GOVERNMENT APPROVED LICENCED PROMOTERS." <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
NATIONAL LOTTERY SWEEPSTAKES DRAWS SUPPORT CENTRE BEVAN HOUSE, 51 BEVAN AVENUE LONDON UNITED KINGDOM. FROM: THE AWARD DEPARTMENT NATIONAL LOTTERY DATE:25TH OF JULY, 2007. REF: UNL/26510460037/02 BATCH: 24/00319/IPD ATTENTION: BENEFICIARY . RE/AWARD NOTIFICATION; FINAL NOTICE. We happily announce to you the draw (#1189) of the UK NATIONAL LOTTERY, online Sweepstakes International program held on 25th Day of July 2007. Your e-mail address attached to ticket number: 023-0148-790-459 with Serial number 5073-11 drew the lucky numbers: 13 16 22 43 47 49 bonus ball 28 which subsequently won you the lottery in the 3rd category i.e. match 6. You have therefore been approved to claim a total sum of £950,000.00 (Nine Hundred And Fifty Thousand Pound Sterling Only) in cash credited to file REF NO. UNL/26510460037/02. This is from a total cash prize of £9,500,000 shared amongst the Third Ten (10) lucky winners in this category. Draw 1189 Wed 25th Day of July 2007. Jackpot £5,000,000. NUMBER OF MATCHES No OF WINNERS £s PER WINNER TOTAL Match 6 5 £1,107,042.80 £5,535,214, Match 5 plus bonus 7 £243,306 £1,703,142 Match 5 381 £2,793 £1,064,133, Match 4 26475 £88 £2,329,800, Match 3 561913 £10 £5,619,130 Additional Information Jackpot winner(s) 2 Machine used for draw MOONSTONE Winners by Lucky Dip 216277 Ball set used 7. All participants for the online version were selected randomly from World Wide Web sites through computer draw system and extracted from over 100,000 unions, associations, and corporate bodies that are listed online. This promotion takes place weekly. Please note that your lucky winning number falls within our European booklet representative office in Europe as indicated in your play coupon. In view of this, your £950,000.00 (Nine Hundred And Fifty Thousand Pound Sterling Only), would be released to you by our approved paying Bank or office in Europe. Our European paying Bank will immediately commence the process to facilitate the release of your funds as soon as you contact them. For security reasons, you are advised to keep your winning information confidential till your claim is processed and your money remitted to you in whatever manner you deem fit to claim your prize. This is part of our precautionary measure to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program. Please be warned. To file for your claim, please contact our European Paying Bank; POSTBANK NL in the Netherlands through the Assistant Director, Processing/Operation Department (POD). Mr. Joseph Elmer. Email:email@example.com Web site: - www.postbank.nl. Also provide him with the following details too: Full Names, Telephone, Fax number, Nationality, Age, and Occupation. For due processing and remittance of your prize money, please remember to quote your reference and batch numbers in every one of your correspondences with the paying Bank. Remember, all prize money must be claimed not later than 4weeks. After this date, all funds will be returned as unclaimed. Furthermore, should there be any change of your address, do inform the paying Bank as soon as possible. PLEASE NOTE THAT THE LEGALISATION AND NOTARIZATION OF YOUR WINNING DOCUMENTS WILL BE YOUR RESPONSIBILITY. Congratulations once again from all our staff and thank you for being part of our promotional lottery program. Sincerely, JOSES LIUS MIGUEL Online Co-ordinator.