This email with the subject "Congratulations once again on your winnings!!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 09 Jan 2008 01:23:36 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was Australian International Lottery programmed. <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Ref: 7458222754 Batch: 905534213/255 Winning No: XB3/701/LNRC. CONGRATULATIONS! Dear Lucky winner, We are delighted to inform you of your prize release forthis month from the Australian International Lottery programmed. Which is fully based on an electronic selection of winners using their / Your name was attached to ticket number 7458222754,905534213 serial number 6741137002 This batch draws the lucky numbers as follows 2-17-43-47-52 bonus number17, which consequently won the lottery in the second category in this month Programme. You hereby have been approved a lump sum pay of US$300,000.00 (Three Hundred Thousand United States Dollars) in cash credit file Ref: ILP/MW47509/02 from the total cash prize shared amongst eight lucky winners in this category. All participant were selected through a computer balloting system drawn from our One Million E-mail addresses from Canada, Australia, Unite States,Asia, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Oceania Region as part of our international promotions program which is conducted annually.This Lottery was promoted and sponsored by a conglomerate of some multinational Companies as part of their social responsibility to the citizens in the communities where they have operational base.Further more you details (e-mail address)falls within our African representative office in NIGERIA and your prize of US$300,000.00 will be released to you from this regional branch office in NIGERIA. Simply contact our Agent AGENT Barrister Joy through his Contacts and email address:- Name: Barrister Joy Address: Claims Chambers and Solicitors (NO 2 SANI ABACHA CLOSE ABUJA FCT NIGERIA) +2348037505542 Email:email@example.com We hope with part of your prize, you will participate in our end of year high stakes for US$1.3 Billion international draw. Please quote your Date of draw, reference, batch and winning numbers which can be found on the top left corner of this and telephone number to help locate your file easily.For security reasons, we advice all winners to keep this information Confidential from the public until your claim is processed and your prize released to you. This is part of our Security protocol to avoid double claiming and unwarranted taking advantage of this pro gramme by non-participant or unofficial personnel. Note, all winnings MUST be claimed on or before 31th of January 2008 otherwise all funds will be returned a Unclaimed and eventually donated to charity. Congratulations once again on your winnings!!! Best Regards, Mr Ali (For Public Relations)