This email with the subject "†No Subject†" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 28 Oct 2006 12:48:08 -0500 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Winnings notification" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
INTERNATIONAL BRITISH WORLD LOTTERY PROMOTIONAL DRAWS P O Box 657 London, United Kingdom (Customer Services) ONLINE WEB LOTTERY WINNINGS OF £880,000.00 We happily announce to you the draws of International British World Lottery Promotional Draws, an Online International Sweepstakes Program held on Friday 28 October, 2006. Your email address attached to ticket/serial number IE6098-05, with serial number IE535-29 drew the lucky numbers: 1-15-24-37-42-50 (bonus no. 33), With Ref. Number: IES/376O05/77, Batch Number: 05/507/IES360 and subsequently won the lottery in the 1st category. You have therefore been approved to claim a total sum of £880,000.00 (Eight hundred and eighty thousand pounds sterling) in cash credited to file ISPR/7563409218/05. This is from a total cash prize of £8,680,770.00 shared amongst the first nine (9) lucky Winners in this category. All participants for the online version were selected randomly from World Wide Web sites through computer draw system and extracted from over 154,000 Unions, Associations and Corporate Bodies listed online. In view of this, your £880,000.00 (Eight hundred and eighty thousand pounds sterling) would be released to you by any of our payment offices. CONGRATULATIONS!!!!! 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. Deductions from WINNING SUM are not allowed until WINNING SUM has been handed over to the winner. Please be warned. To file for your claim, please contact our fiduciary agent: INTERNATIONAL BRITISH WORLD LOTTERY PROMOTIONAL DRAWS P O Box 6235 London, United Kingdom (Customer Services) Email: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org All prize money must be claimed in ten working days. After this date, all funds will be returned as unclaimed. NOTE: In order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications, please always remember to quote your reference and batch numbers in every correspondence with your claims agent. Furthermore, should there be any change of your address, do inform your claims agent as soon as possible. Please include your private telephone and fax numbers while replying. Congratulations once again from our team of staff and thank you for being part of our promotional program. Sincerely, Mrs. Rogers Miller Lottery Coordinator ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- WARNING: Anybody under the age of 17 is AUTOMATICALY DISQUALIFIED . You are advised to keep your winnings very confidential because at this stage, should your lottery information be made known to a third party, your prize may be claimed fraudulently!