This email with the subject "WINNING CLAIM NOTIFICATION." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 12 Oct 2007 04:28:05 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "MICROSOFT INTERNET EXPLORATION." <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM: THE OFFICE OF THE MANAGING DIRECTOR. INTERNATIONAL PROMOTION/PRIZE AWARD DEPT S.F.C.N: BLT239740988/2006/YH BATCH NUMBER;VNFL/2986542754/AAF Dear Winner, We are pleased to inform you of the result of the Internet compensation promotion programs held on the 11th of October, 2007 which was aimed at compensating frequent internet explorers in all over the world. However your e-mail address attached to the winning Ticket Number and Batch Number VNFL/2986542754/AAF respectively drew from lucky numbers6857-2356-1002-5784-9856 in the 2ND category of this promotion has won the sum of US$1,000,000.00 (ONE MILLION UNITED STATES DOLLARS) only from the staatsloterij Promotion, payable in cash credited to Security File Numbers: BLT239740988/2006/YH at the Netherlands Payment Authority. CONGRATULATIONS! Due to the mix up of some numbers and email addresses, we ask that you keep your winning informations confidential until your claim has been processed and your money remitted to you in cash or into your provided bank account. This is part of our security protocols to avoid unwarranted abuse of this program by some participants. Note that all winners were selected through a computer ballot-system drawn from over 2600,000 companies and 350,000,000 personal email addresses from all over the world online of which four where selected at random as winners in different category. This promotion program takes place every decade . This compensational program was promoted and sponsored by William Henry Gates III and His Giant cofounder of the Microsoft Corporation, holds 30.7 percent of its stock making him one of the richest people in the United States and the world today. He was the marketing and sales strategist behind many of Microsoft's software deals. Their software became the industry standard in the early 1980s and has just increased in distribution as the company has grown, Largest software producer in the world (Microsoft) and Mr. Paul Gardner Allen a giant holder in souces inetrnet exploration. We hope that you will have the chance of receiving compensation next decade as you keep on browsing the net to boost the sales of software materials in all over the world. To obtain your claim, please contact the processing department; DR.LUKE DAVIES (DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS). ( ACCREDITED LOTTERY CLAIM AGENCY IN THE NETHERLANDS). TEL: +31-610-698-963. Email: email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org Please note that in order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications, remember to always quote your TICKET NUMBER and BATCH NUMBER in all your correspondence with Claim Processing Department as specified above. Furthermore, should there be any change of your contact address or informations about you, do inform us as soon as possible to avoid disqualification of winnings. Congratulations once again from all the members of our staff and thank you for being part of our promotion program and publications. Finally, Any breach of confidentiality on the part of any winners will result to disqualification. Yours Sincerely, Mrs.Mariam Dominquez. Staatslotrij NL. www.staatsloterij.nl