This email with the subject "CONFIRM YOUR WINNING AMOUNT!!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 07 Mar 2007 20:00:16 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was IRISH LOTTERY <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
THE IRISH NATIONAL LOTTERY P O Box 1010 Dublin 1, Ireland (Customer Services) Ref: UK/9420X2/68 Batch: 074/05/ZY369 WINNING NOTIFICATION: We happily announce to you the draw (#1004) of the IRISH LOTTERY online Sweepstakes International program held on Saturday 3rd March 2007 . It is now available for claims and you are getting the final NOTIFICATION as regards this. Your e-mail address attached to ticket number: 56475600545 188 with Serial number 5368/02 drew the lucky numbers: 09, 12, 22, 27, 31, 43, Bonus 19, which subsequently won you the lottery in the 1st category i.e match 5 plus bonus. You have therefore been approved to claim a total sum of £1.35 Million (One million, three hundred and fifty thousand, pounds sterling) in cash credited to file KTU/9023118308/03. This is from a total cash prize of £4,419,864 shared amongst the (2) lucky winners in this category i.e. Match 6 plus bonus. All participants for the online version were selected randomly from World Wide Web sites through computer draw system and extracted from over 100,000 unions, associations, and corporate bodies that are listed online. This promotion takes place weekly. ELIGIBILITY: This promotion is offered electronically via the Internet and is open to all persons from age 18 years and above with a valid email address and who live in any of the aforementioned countries. This promotion is void in all other countries. Principals and employees of the IRISH LOTTERY and its respective Parents, subsidiaries and their immediate families are not eligible. 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 £1.35 Million (One million, three hundred and fifty thousand, pounds sterling) will 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 contact our fiduciary agent: MR. benard wolds, Fiduciary Agent.email@example.com Tel:(+44)-7045708982 Tel:(+44-7024065495 Endeavor to email him immediately the informationís below: Full names............... Full Address............. Country.................. Telephone................ Age...................... Winning numbers.......... Email address............ Occupation............... Congratulations from me and members of staff of THE IRISH LOTTERY. Yours faithfully, Sir. Cooker Johnson Online coordinator for THE IRISH LOTTERY Sweepstakes International Program. THE IRISH LOTTERY COPYRIGHT ¬© 1994-2007 ALL RIGHT RESERVED