A Scam Email with the Subject "CONGRATULATIONS YOUR EMAIL WON AN ONLINE LOTTERY THIS SEASON!!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 23 Dec 2007 07:37:43 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was Mrs MICHELLE GREENE <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
COVENTRY PROMOTIONS National Office, 157-197 Buckingham Palace Road, Victoria, London SW1W 9SP Serial Number: 652-662 Batch number AT-040SB06-07. TO WINNERS IN OUR PROGRAM We wish to congratulate you over your success in our computer balloting sweepstake held on Saturday 22nd December 2007 This is a millennium scientific computer game in which email addresses were used. It is a promotional program aimed at encouraging internet users; therefore you do not need to buy ticket to enter for the game. However, your email address was attached to ticket number 021-33600041;with serial number 652-662 draw the lucky numbers 83-14-11-21-69-92-57,which eventually won the lottery in the first category of the draws. Therefore, you have won a lottery jackpot prize awards of Ł2,000,000.00 (Two million pounds Sterling Only) This is from total prize money of US$30,000,000.00 distributed to winners from 1st to 3rd categories. Note that this program was largely promoted and sponsored by a group of philanthropist, industrialists from the internet ware industry and some other big multinational firms who wish to be anonymous. You may wish to establish contact via e-mail with the particulars presented below citing the batch and reference numbers to this letter. Telephone lines are open between the hours of 8.00am - 7.30pm on Monday through Friday. Customer Service Unit, Tel no: +44-7024080148 Fax No: +44-870-135-2454 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org Contact person: MR. DANIEL WALLACE Our winners are assured of the utmost standards of confidentiality, and press anonymity until the end of proceedings, and beyond where they so desire. Be further advised to maintain the strictest level of confidentiality until the end of proceedings to circumvent problems associated with fraudulent cliams. CONGRATULATIONS !!! At your disposal, we remain. Very Truly Yours, MICHELLE GREENE (Mrs.), Director. International Promotions Unit, UK COVENTRY Promotions National Office, 157-197 Buckingham Palace Road, Victoria, London SW1W 9SP