A Scam Email with the Subject "REPORT FOR 08-17-2007-03 ANOTHER "RIPE SCAMMER!!!!"" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 17 Aug 2007 09:03:25 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "John Fitchpatrick" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
UK LOTTERY ONLINE NOTIFICATION DESK.
GOVERNMENT ACCREDITED LICENSED!!!
BRITISH ONLINE INTERNATIONAL LOTTERY
IS REGISTERED UNDER THE DATA PROTECTION ACT OF;
PROMOTIONS/ PRIZE AWARD DEPARTMENT.
79 BOVILL ROAD LONDON. SE23 1EL.
The board of directors and entire member of staff of the National
Lottery wishes to inform you of the result of the (Email Address
Ballot)online Sweepstakes international program held on the 17Th August,
,at the British Headquarter. Your email account have been picked as a
winner of One Million Eight Hundred Fifty Thousand Pounds Sterling
(£1,850,000.00) in cash credited to file KTU/9023118308/03. This is
from a total sum of (£12,950,000.00) shared amongst seven winners.
This results for 17Th August, 2007 is now released to you today and your
email address attached to ticket number: 56475600545 188 with Serial
number 5368/02 drew the lucky numbers -4-15-34-40-44-46 and bonus ball
-45- in the Lotto, participants were selected through a computer ballot
system drawn from Microsoft users from company and individual email
Your fund is now deposited in an offshore bank with a hardcover
insurance. Due to the mix up of some numbers and names, we advice that
you keep this award from public notice until your claim has been
processed and your money remitted to your nominated bank account or
winning cheque sent to you, this is part of our security protocol to avoid
double claiming or unwarranted taking advantage of this program by the general public.
Be advice to keep your winning information confidential until your
claims have been processed and your money remitted to you. This is part
of our security protocol to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse
of this program. For the release of your winning, kindly contact your
claims supervisory officer at
The British Lottery Head Quarters, PROMOTIONS/ PRIZE AWARD DEPARTMENT.
79 BOVILL ROAD LONDON. SE23 1EL.
Payment Release Order Department Contact Person:Mr. Mark Peterson,
Tel: +44 701 112 8104
You are therefore advised to give the following informations to the fiduciary
Mr. Mark Peterson via email firstname.lastname@example.org
1. Full name and address:
3. Tel and fax number:
4. Occupation: 5.Email Address: 6.Sex:
Congratulations from the entire member of staff and thank you
for being part of our email account users program.
Mr. Mark Richards
Online coordinator for UK NATIONAL LOTTERY
Sweepstakes International Program.
BELOW IS THE ORIGINAL EMAIL HEADER INFORMATION:
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Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2007 16:48:43 +0100
From: "National Sweepstakes" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: [SPAM]Ref: EGS/2251256003/02: CONGRATULATIONS!!!
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