This email with the subject "URGENT RESPONSE NEEDED" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 29 Sep 2006 14:41:17 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was LAGOS LOTTERY <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Customer Service: 680 NCA 85914 Ref: 074/05/ZY369 Batch: UK/9420X2/68 Zonal Draw No: GMLA2-005 Grand Draw No: 12099 WINNING NOTIFICATION We happily announce to you the draw of the Lagos Lottery International programs, held on the 27th of september 2006 in Lagos Nigeria.Your e-mail address attached to ticket number: 5647 5600 5465 5188 with Serial number 5368/05 drew the lucky numbers: 19-6-26-17-35-47, which subsequently won you the lottery in the 2nd category. You have therefore been approved to claim a total sum of Two hundred and fifty thousand US Dollars ($250,000) in cash credited to file ktu/9023118308/03. This is from a total cash prize of $2,500,000 (Two million, Five Hundred Thousand us dollars) shared amongst the first Ten (10) lucky winners in this category. All participants were selected randomly from World Wide Website through computer draw system and extracted from over 100,000 companies. This promotion is the first of it's kind. Please note that your lucky winning number falls within our west africa booklet representative office in west african as indicated in your play coupon. In view of this, your $250,000.00 in cash credited to file KPC/9080118308/02, would be released to you by our payment office in west africa (Nigeria). Our west african 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 sent to you. This is part of our precautionary measure to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program by some unscrupulous elements. Please be warned. To file for your claim, please contact our (West Africa) fiduciary agent: NAME: Mr. Jonathan Smith, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. To avoid unnecessary delays and complications, please quote your full names,your country, your private Telephone and fax number,your Reference/batch numbers etc in any correspondences with us or our designated agent. Please be informed that all winning must be claimed on or before 20th of october 2006. Congratulations once more from all members and staffs of this program. Thank you for being part of our promotional lottery program. Yours Sincerely, Mr. Marvin Brown NATIONAL LOTTERY ONLINE Co-ordinator.