This email with the subject "Please contact your claims agent" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 15 Dec 2006 17:05:17 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "SAFA2010 FIFA WORLD CUP LOTTERY DRAWS" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
CONGRATULATIONS YOU ARE A WINNER!!!!!!!!!!!! We are pleased to inform you today 15th December 2006 as one of the lucky winners of our Soccer World Cup Draws held by Confederation of Africa Football (CAF)/ South African Football Association (SAFA) to promote the first ever soccer world cup in Africa which will be held 2010 in South Africa,Participants in the draws were selected through a computer ballot system drawn from 2,500,000 e-mail addresses of dividuals and companies from Africa,America,Asia,Australia, Canada, Europe, Middle East,and New Zealand as part of our electronic business Promotions Program. You are qualified for this draw as a result of you visiting various websites we are running the Electronic-business promotions for. You/Your Company e-mail address attached with REFERENCE NUMBER: SAFA 2010/AFRICA 2004, BATCH NUMBER: 154-02I-CAF with serial number 000-19 drew The lucky numbers 2-2-14-13-6-36 and consequently won in the third quarter of the 2006 year draw. You have therefore been approved for a lump sum pay out of $2,200,000.00 in cash, which is the winning payout for First category winners. This is from the total prize money of US$15,000,000.00 shared among the seven winners in the First category. CONGRATULATIONS! Your winnings should be claimed from our paying Agents. (MELTZ FINANCE LIMITED) as we have notified them. Due to the mix-up that may arise from emails of winners and numbers,we ask that you keep this award strictly from public notice until your claim has been processed and your money remitted to you. This is part of our Security Protocol to avoid double claiming or unscrupulous acts by participants of this program. To begin your claim,please contact our agent who also will be your claims agent. MR.GEORGE IDAH. CLAIMS/FINANCE MANAGER MELTZ FINANCE LIMITED SANDTON,SOUTH AFRICA TEL:+27-83-929-6887 FAX:+27-11-507-6020 EMAIL:email@example.com For due processing and remittance of your prize money,Remember you must contact your claim agent not later than two weeks After this date, otherwise,all funds will be returned as Unclaimed. Please contact your claims manager and provide him with the requested information so that he can Expedite the processing of your claims. NAME:_______________________________________________________________ COUNTRY:____________________________________________________________ ADDRESS:____________________________________________________________ CITY:____________________STATE/PROV:________________________________ ZIP/POSTAL:_________________________________________________________ PHONE:________________FAX:__________________________________________ EMAIL:______________________________________________________________ REFERENCE NUMBER:___________________________________________________ BATCH NUMBER:_______________________________________________________ AGE:________________________________________________________________ NOTE: In order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications, please remember to quote your Reference and Batch numbers in every one of your correspondences with your agent. Furthermore you are seriously advised to keep all winning lottery information and numbers from the public in line with our company security protocol to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program by unscrupulous individuals. Again, should there be any change in your address, do inform your claims agent as soon as possible. Congratulations again from all our staff and thank you for being part of our Promotions program. Yours sincerely, Customers Service Department Cafsafa Lotteries. N.B. Any breach of confidentiality on the part of the winners will result to disqualification.Anybody below the age of 18 is automatically disqualified,You are obliged to donate 10% of your winning to any listed charity organization in South Africa. Please contact your claims agent