This email with the subject "CONGRATULATIONS!!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 03 Dec 2007 06:44:14 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "LUCKY STAR INTERNATIONAL LOTTERIES" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Lucky Star International Lotteries, Corporate Headquarters,Maliebaan 38-40, 3581CR.Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Dear Sir/Madam, Congratulations! With utmost joy,we are pleased to inform you of the result of the Lucky Star International Lotteries programs,held on the 16th of November 2007, which drew a cash prize of $1,550.000.00. Your e-mail address attached to Ticket/Code number TK7017/55806B with claim /reference number 111-915 drew these lucky numbers 23-34-99-12-33-10,which consequently won in the 3rd category.You have been approved to receive a cash prize of (One Million Five Hundred and Fifty Thousand USD) only. Be advised that due to incessant mix up in cash prize transfer to previous winners,we advise that you keep your winning information confidential until your claim has been processed and released to you.This security measure is critical: its a measure put in place to avoid double claims,transfer and unwarranted abuse of this program by other participants. METHOD OF SELECTING WINNERS: Participants were selected anonymously through a private ballot system(computer ballot) from over 35,000 companies and 70,000 individual e-mail addresses all over the world. At the final draw your e-mail address emerged as the winner of our last jackpot.This is promotional program takes place bi-annually,and it is promoted and sponsored by Orient software corporation(Orient Networks).It is meant to reward some individuals and corporations who have devoted their time and resources surfing the world wide web (www) with their email addresses.Remember,all winning must be claimed not later than 7 working days from the 10th December 2007. After the expiration of that time frame,if your funds are unclaimed,it will be refunded to us and included in our next draws.We hope you will use part of your cash prize to participate in our next $3 Million Dollars draws in February 2008. Lastly,in order to avoid unnecessary delays/complications with the transferring of your funds to you,please always remember to quote your Code numbers in all correspondence to our paying agency(West African Monetary Agency,Accra-Ghana)Stating your full names,address, your telephone number, fax number if any and your occupation. Our agent will issue a cheque in your favour and the cheque can be cash in any part of the world, your bank or any bank of your choice. Furthermore,if you have change any of your contact address,please notify our claims agent for appropriate adjustment.You are to contact the fiduciary paying agency as mentioned below for the immediate process of your claims. West African Monetary Agency Contact person: Mr.Ray Thompson. Claims Processing/Legal Department E-mail: email@example.com Tel : +233-20-9155710. Congratulations!! Yours in services, Scott Frederic. Lottery Coordinator.