This email with the subject "Email Lottery" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 16 Aug 2007 07:02:21 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was Artfacts Online Promo <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Attention Winner:We happily announce to you the draw (#942) of the ARTFACTS INTERNATIONAL yearly donations.Organizers of the United Nations, European Union And Ecowas Yearly Donations.Your e-mail address attached to TICKET NUMBER: 1416-4612-750 with SERIAL NUMBER:3187-17 drew the LUCKY DREW NUMBERS:31-17-8-28-55(bonus no.25), which subsequently won you the donation in the 2nd category.You have therefore been approved to claim total sum of $750,000(Seven Hundred And Fifty Thousand Dollars) in cash credited to file .This is from a total cash prize of ( $75,000 000 ), shared amongst the one hundred lucky winners in this category.All participants for the online version were selected randomly from World Wide Web sites through computer draw system and extracted from over 100,000unions,associations, corporate bodies and consumer shops in all localities.That are listed online. This promotion takes place yearly.Your lucky winning number falls within our European booklet representative office in Europe as indicated in your play coupon. In view of this,your $750,000 (Seven Hundred And Fifty Thousand Dollars) will be released to you by any of our payment offices in Europe,Africa Or America.Our 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 donation information confidential till your Donation is processed and your money remitted to you in whatever manner you deem fit to claim your donation. This is part of our precautionary measure to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program. Please be warned. To file for your claim,Please contact claims attorney: Barrister Geoffrey Ashe ;EMAIL ADDRESS:email@example.com, Endeavor to contact him with the following informations: 1,Full Names 2,Contact Address 3,Telephone Numbers 4,Age 5,Sex 6,Nationality,Country 7,Occupation 8, Donation information i,e ticket number, batch number, reference number, serial number e.t.c Yours faithfully, Martin Coleman (Mr) Donations co-ordinator and chairperson, ARTFACTS INTERNATIONAL