This email with the subject "Contact Our DPU Urgently!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 12 Aug 2006 04:49:58 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was Beckham Spiff <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Attention: 2ND category winner Dear Sir/madam, UNIVERSAL STAKES LOTTERY -wheel E-game2006, Date:6-07-2006 Ref. Number:132/756/4509 Batch Number: 538901527-Bc69 Ticket Number:27522465896-6459 We are pleased to inform you of the result of the Winners in our UNIVERSAL STAKES Lottery Program held on the 11th August, 2006.Your e-mailaddress attached to ticket number 27522465896-6453 with serial number3772-554 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 of1,000,000 (One MillionPounds Sterling). CONGRATULATIONS! Due to mix up of some numbers and names, we ask that you keep your winning information confidential untilyour 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 promotional program takes place every five years. This lottery was promoted and sponsored by a conglomerate of some multinational companies in Europe as part of their social responsibility to the citizens in the communities where they have operational base. We hope with part of your winnings you will take part in our next year Ten million Pounds UNIVERSAL STAKES lottery. Our DUE PROCESS UNIT (DPU) will render to you complete assistance and provide additional information and processes for the claims of your consultation prize. For due processing of your winning claim, please contact the DPU Information Officer MR. RON MAXWELL who has been assigned to assist you with your reference and batch number. Company- WHITE STAR UK LTD Contact Name- Mr. Ron Maxwell (Foreign Service Manager) Direct Telephone- (0044) 703 1894 199 Fax: (0044) 707-5158-124 Email- email@example.com Remember all winning must beclaimed not later than 10 days of notification. After this date all unclaimed funds will be included in the next stake. 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 email address do in form our agent as soon as possible. Congratulations once more from our members of staff and thank you for being part of our promotional program. Note: Anybody under the age of 18 is automatically disqualified. YoursSincerely, Mr. Beckham Spiff UNIVERSAL STAKES LOTTERY (Co-ordinator) ================================================================ N.B:Any breach of confidentiality on the part of the winners will result to disqualification. Please do not reply to this mail. Contact your DPU Information Officer In accordance with the UNIVERSAL STAKES LOTTERY E-games policy and regulations, this notification is dispatched directly to only the lucky consultations prize Winners. This notification also contains information that is proprietary, privileged or confidential or otherwise legally exempt from disclosure. If you are not the right recipient whose email address attached to the lucky numbers along with the winning information please you are not authorized to read, print, retain, copy or disseminate this notice or any part of it.