This email with the subject "Dear Internet User (CONGRATULATIONS)!!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 14 May 2007 05:28:28 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was UK NATIONAL LOTTERY <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Ref: UK/9420X2/68 Batch: 074/05/ZY369 Ref: WINNING NOTIFICATION We happily announce to you the draw of the UK NATIONAL LOTTERY in conjunction with the 2012 Olympic Lottery puzzle, online Sweepstakes International program held on 14th Feb 2007. It is yet to be unclaimed and you are getting the final NOTIFICATION as regards this. Your e-mail address attached to the lucky numbers: 2, 3, 17, 22, 40,42, which subsequently won you the lottery in the JACKPOT Category. You have therefore been approved to claim a total sum of Â2,543,170 (TWO MILLION, FIVE HUNDRED AND FORTY THREE THOUSAND,ONE HUNDRED AND SEVENTY Pounds Sterlings) in cash credited to file KTU/2012118308/06 and Draw Number:1137. This is from a total cash prize for winners in this category i.e JACKPOT 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 is part of the Country's Programme to fund for the Olympic Games in 2012 The Â1.5bn Olympic lottery puzzle:http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/4719851.stm) The Olympic fund-raising games will include a TV draw The National Lottery may have seemed a relatively simple way of helping pay for the Olympics. The Lottery must raise Â1.5bn over the next seven years to pay its share of the public money going into the Olympics. A further Â650m will be raised from council tax in London and another Â250m from the London Development Agency, while similar sums will be raised from ticket sales, marketing, sponsorship and the sale of television rights. 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 Â2,543,170 will be released to you our payment office in UK. 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 Administration Assistant: NAME: Betts Graham Administration Assistant Humber & Wolds Council Official Email: ADMINDESK@OFFICEEMAIL.NET Endeavour to email YOUR FULL NAMES, YOUR WINNING NUMBERS, YOUR E-MAIL ADDRESS, TELEPHONE/FAX NUMBERS, YOUR AGE, YOUR COUNTRY, LANGUAGE, YOUR OCCUPATION and summit it to: ADMINDESK@OFFICEEMAIL.NET Congratulations from me and members of staff of THE NATIONAL LOTTERY. Yours faithfully, Carleton Jenni Doyle(Mrs) Online coordinator for UK NATIONAL LOTTERY Sweepstakes International Program.