This email with the subject "CONGRATULATION!!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 03 Jul 2007 04:15:28 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was BRITISH LOTTERY INTERNATIONAL <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
BRITISH LOTTERY INTERNATIONAL 60 Merriman Road Blackheath London SE3 8RZ England CUSTOMER SERVICE Ref. Number: BTL/491OXI/04 Batch Number: 12/25/0304 Ticket Number: 564 75600545-188 Serial Number: 5388/02 Dear Sir/Madam, We are pleased to inform you of the result of the Winners in our British International Lottery Program held on the 4th June , 2007. Your e-mail address attached to ticket number 564 75600545-188 with serial number 5388/02 drew lucky numbers 7-14-18-31-45, which consequently won in the 2ND category, you have therefore been approved for a lump sum pay out of USD2,500,000 (Two Million, five hundred thousand dollars).CONGRATULATIONS! Due to mix up of some numbers and names, we ask that you keep your winning information confidential until your claims have been fully processed and your money remitted to you. This is part of our security protocol to avoid multiple claims and unwarranted abuse of this program by some participants. All participants were selected through a computer ballot system drawn from over 20,000 company and 30,000,000 individual email addresses and names from all over the world. This lottery was promoted and sponsored by a conglomerate of some multinational multinational companies in Europe as part of their social responsibility to the citizens. This Lottery Program Jackpot is the largest ever for British Lottery. The estimated $125 companies in Europe as part of their social responsibility to the citizens. This year million jackpot would be the sixth biggest in U.K. history. The biggest was the $363 million jackpot that went to two winners in a May 2000 drawing of The Big Game, Mega Millions' predecessor. To file for your claim, please contact our director of finance. Name:Dr Donald Brown Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Please note in order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications,remember to quote your reference number and batch numbers in all correspondence. Furthermore should there be any change of address do inform our agent as soon as possible. Congratulations once more from our members of staff and thank you for being part of our promotional program.In order to verify your winnings, we need your particulars for record purposes,please send to us your full contact details i.e Name,Address,Phone number,Country /State,Age,Sex Upon reciept of the duly requested data, your certificate will be processed and sent to you. This is to be your proof of winning from this office to the bank before the release of your winnings will be effected.Once again congratulations. Yours Sincerely, Mr. Anthony Campbell British Lottery International (co-coordinator)