This email with the subject "AWARD WINNING NOTIFICATION FOR THE YEAR 2007" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 20 May 2007 02:46:29 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was MARK FREELAND <email@example.com>, 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 Date:20-05-2007. WINNING NOTIFICATION: We happily announce to you the draw (#963) of the UK NATIONAL LOTTERY,online Sweepstakes International programme held on May 10th,2007.This Draw is part of our New Year Bonus to all internet users World Wide. Your e-mail address attached to ticket number:56475600545 188 with Serial number 5368/02 drew the lucky numbers: 14-18-29-33-37-39-47(bonus no.), 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 £516,778.00(Five hundred and Sixteen thousand,seven hundred and seventy eight pounds sterling only) /$921,201(Nine hundred and twenty one thousand two hundred and one dollars only)in cash/check credited to file KTU/9023118308/03. This is from a total cash prize of £3,100,673.00 shared amongst the first six (6) lucky winners in this category i.e Prize for six balls. All participants for the online version were selected randomly from a World Wide Web sites through a computer draw system and extracted from over 100,000 unions, associations, and corporate bodies that are listed online. This promotion takes place Periodically. 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 £516,778 (Five hundred and Sixteen thousand,seven hundred and seventy eight pounds sterling) would be released to you by any of our payment offices in Europe. Our European agent will immediately commence the process 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 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 kindly fill out the claims form below and send to our fiduciary agent with the contact below: Rev. Mike Smith. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org 1. FULL NAMES:____________________________________________ 2. DATE OF BIRTH:_________________________________________________ 3. SEX:___________________________ 4. MARITAL STATUS:_____________________________________ 5.CONTACT ADDRESS:____________________________________ 6.TELEPHONE NUMBER:________________________________________ 7.OCCUPATION:________________________________________________ 8.BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF COMPANY/INDIVIDUAL:_/_________________________________________ Upon receipt of the duly requested datas,he shall send to you the contact information of the paying Office so you can proceed with effecting the release of your funds. Kindly Fill the form above and send to our fiduciary agent with the contact below, Rev Mike Smith. Email: email@example.com Goodluck from me and members of staff of the UK NATIONAL LOTTERY. Yours faithfully, MARK FREELAND. Online coordinator UK NATIONAL LOTTERY, Sweepstakes International Program. Open 7 days 8am-8pm.