A Scam Email with the Subject "CONGRATULATION............YOU HAVE JUST BEEN SELECTED A WINNER" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 27 Jan 2007 15:35:58 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "email@example.com" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Frontline Programs Department
Your Ref: F10038775/NL.
Dear Prospective Claimant,
We are officially informing you of the result of our International Finance program held on the 23th JANUARY 2007. Your e-mail address attached to ticket number 70007742781005-1870 with reference number F10038775/NL linked our Computer Generated Profile Number (CGPN) 7-11-71-00-66-49, which consequently won 3rd place category "B". You have therefore been listed as the official beneficiary of â2,100,000.00 (Two Million One Hundred Thousand Euros). This will be paid to you as soon as we have completed the verification of
All participants were selected through a Computer Ballot System (CBS) drawn from over 8,000,000 company and 10,000,000 individual email addresses and names from all over the world. This promotional program takes place annually and it is being sponsored by the world's leading IT Companies. â1,000,000,000.00 (One Billion Euros) has been earmarked for this program worldwide to empower individuals/companies who are expected to utilize this opportunity in assisting with humanitarian concerns and create opportunities with in their immediate environment by expanding their business frontiers.
This promotional program being the first of its kind will now take place annually and we hope with part of your winning you will take part in our next year Five Million Euros International Lottery. To file for your claim, you will be contacting our Customer Service Unit that has been authorized to conduct the necessary verification and validation of your claim
(You will receive more information upon your acknowledgment of this email).
Consequently, these funds are now insured in your favour and marked for transfer into your chosen bank account via any of our correspondent banking institutions. Due to mix up of some numbers and names, we ask that you keep your claim information strict from public notice till your claim has been validated and funds remitted to you. This is part of our security protocol to avoid double claims and unwarranted abuse of this program by some
participants. Therefore it is deemed necessary for the process of validation with us, in order for your payment approved and released to you. Please note that this is not a spam email so you are required to reply us within 24hrs of this notice.
Note that all winnings must be disbursed not later than 10th of JANUARY 2007, after this date all unclaimed funds will be turned in for a subsequent program. In order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications always quote your reference number in all correspondence. Furthermore, should there be any change of address do inform our agent as soon as possible.
Congratulations once more from our organisation and thank you for being part of our promotional program.
Yours in service,
Programs & Events Department.