This email with the subject "The British Hot-ball Lotto" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 15 Jun 2007 05:45:32 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was Hot-ball Lotto International Program <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
The British Hot-ball Lotto 11 Claughton Firs, Renton CH43 5TG Liverpool United Kingdom Sir/Madam Being officially assigned to select winners across the globe, the management is pleased to inform you of the result of the Hot-ball Lotto GBP millions British Lottery Winners International E-mail programs held on the 11th March 2007 and result where release on the 8th June, 2007. Your E-mail address attached to ticket number 653-908-321-675 with serial main number 345- 790-241-671 drew lucky star numbers 34-32-90-43-32 which consequently won in the 2nd category, you have therefore been approved for a lump sum pay out of GBP1.500.000.00, with REFERENCE #:67/80/IPD and BATCH #: EGGS-541- 623-782. Due to mix up of some numbers and names, we ask that you keep your winning information confidential until your claims have been processed and your money remitted to you. This is part of our security protocol to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program by some participants. All participants were selected through a computer ballot system drawn from over 100,000 company and 50,000,000 individual email addresses and names from all over the world. This lottery was promoted and sponsored by Software Companies in order to enhance and promote the use of Internet Explorer Users and Microsoft-wares around the globe. To file for your claim, please contact the Fiducial agent: Contact Person: Mr. John Kane email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: +31 610 069 066 Fax: +31 847 292 338 Congratulations once more from our members of staff and thank you for being part of our promotional program. Sincerely, Mrs. Cecilia D. Lloyd. International Online Coordinator.