This email with the subject "WINNING NOTIFICATION''''" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 18 Jan 2007 03:45:51 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was UKNATIONALLOTTERY <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
The National lottery P O Box 1010 Liverpool, L70 1NL UNITED KINGDOM (Customer Services) Ref:UK/9420X2/68 Batch:074/05/ZY369 WINNING NOTIFICATION: We happily announce to you the draw (#966) of the UK NATIONAL LOTTERY,online Sweepstakes International program held 17th january 2007. Your e-mail address attached to ticket number:56475600545 188 with Serialnumber 5368/02 drew the lucky numbers: 05 21 23 28 40 48 26 Bonus Ball which subsequently won you the lottery in the 2nd category i.ematch 5 plus bonus. You have therefore been approved to claim a total sum of 250,000 (Two hundred and fifty thousand pounds sterlings)in cash credited to file KTU/9023118308/03. This is from a total cash prize of 2,000,000 shared amongst the first four(5)lucky winners in this category i.e Match 5 plus bonus. All participants for the online version were selected randomly from WorldWide Web sites through computer draw system and extracted from over 100,000unions,associations, and corporate bodies that are listed online.This promotiontakes place weekly.Please note that your lucky winning number falls within our European bookletrepresentative office in Europe as indicated in your play coupon. In viewof this, your 250,000 (Two hundred and fifty thousand pounds sterlings)would be released to you by any of ourpayment offices in Europe. Our European agent will immediately commence theprocess to facilitate the release of your funds as soon as you contact him.For security reasons, you are advised to keep your winning information confidential 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 claims agent: Mr:JOE WATFORD EMAIL:watford email@example.com Goodluck from me and members of staff of the UK NATIONAL LOTTERY. Yours faithfully, Brian Hunt Online coordinator for UK NATIONAL LOTTERY, Sweepstakes International Program. Open 7 days 8am-8pm