This email with the subject "CONGRATULATIONS!!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 12 Jan 2008 14:04:37 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "CONGRATULATIONS!!!" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
LOTTO24 INTERNATIONAL www.lotto24.co.uk 33 High Street Romford RM1 1HR,London-United Kingdom Sir/Madam, In line with the weekly sweepstakes of the above named organization held on the 10th of January, 2008. It is our pleasure to inform you that your e-mail address attached to the above Ref No: 98046/UK, Batch, No: 0034/344/LOT, Series, No.6587654789543-20, and Ticket NO: 9087768 came up in the first category. This invariably means that you have emerged as the prize recipient in the first category with an allocated sum of: £250.000.00 (Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand British Pounds Sterling). Be informed that all participants were selected from a random computing email address lottery ballot system. This charitable sweepstakes is sponsored by a group of corporate organizations. To claim your prize award, please contact our claims officer below either by phone, fax or email and remember to always quote your reference and/or batch number in all conversations. Name: Mr. Dan Marks. Tel: 00447949365760 Fax: 00447795229055 Email: email@example.com To file for your claim, please forward the following information's below; (1). Your Name. (2). Country of Residence. (3). Date of Birth (4). Phone & Fax number (5). Ref Number, Batch Number and your lucky email address (6). Occupation Congratulations once again from our members of staff and board of directors. We await your quick response. Yours truly, Sarah Evans Promotion Co-ordinator, Lotto 24.