This email with the subject "USA GREEN CARD LOTTERY VISA WINNER [ CONGRATULATION ]" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 15 Feb 2008 08:30:45 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "USA GREEN CARD LOTTERY VISA OFFICE" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
http://www.state.gov The Official U.S Green Card Lottery Program United States Department of State, National Visa Center 32 Rochester Ave, Portsmouth , NH 03801-2909 www.usafis.org American Green Card Lottery Live and Work in USA US Government Immigration Lottery program Case Number: 2355550070 Dear winner, We wish to notify you that you have been selected as one of the lucky winners of the US VISA lottery through our internet email extracting and screening machine, your application was applied and processed by our internet email extracting and screening machine which randomly extracts and scans millions of email addresses from websites across the world. The aim and objectives of the program is to give free visas to citizens of developing countries around the world to enable them travel to the US and start a new life and work. Your visa winner's identity is number MM-2257 and your serial net visa passport number with us is: JM-102648. Your visa type permits you to travel with your family should you wish to. Your visa duration is 10 years multiple entry to the U.S,it is renewable upon expiration and it permits you to work, study and own properties in the US. All the selected lucky winners will need to act on their visa claims application quickly before the expiration of the visa claim deadline 21-04-2008) Your visa details falls within our Asia/pacific booklet representative office as indicated in the draw system, do contact our Asia/pacific Agent for your visa form and requirements with the below contact details; Name: Tom Narath Address: Soi 69 sukumvit Bangkok Thailand Tel: +668-7517-9986 Fax: +662- 253-5643 E mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Processing Fee. $850USD Benefits. Winners will get FREE Airline Ticket to the USA. To participate in the Green Card Lottery, you must satisfy General Requirements and Education/Training Requirements. Both are described below. General Requirements : To enter the Lottery, an applicant must be able to claim nativity in an eligible country. Nativity, in most cases, is determined by the applicant's place of birth. Persons from ALL COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD ARE ELIGIBLE to participate in the Green Card Lottery, EXCEPT persons born in the following countries: BRAZIL, CANADA, CHINA (mainland, except Hong Kong SAR, Macau SAR, and Taiwan), COLOMBIA, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, ECUADOR, EL SALVADOR, GREAT BRITAIN (and its dependent territories*, except Northern Ireland), GUATEMALA, HAITI, JAMAICA, MEXICO, PHILIPPINES, PERU, POLAND, RUSSIA and VIETNAM. *The following dependent areas of Great Britain are not eligible to participate in the Lottery: Anguilla, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Falkland Islands, Gibraltar, Montserrat, Pitcairn, St. Helena, Turks and Caicos Islands. You may still qualify to participate in the Lottery even if you were born in one of the ineligible countries listed above. There are 2 exceptions: If your spouse was born in an eligible country, then you can claim your spouse's country of birth. If one of your parents was born in an eligible country, then you can claim your parent's country of birth. A short statement explaining how you satisfy this exception must be included on your application. Education/Training Requirements To enter, an applicant must have EITHER: A high school education or its equivalent, defined in the US as successful completion of a 12-year course of elementary and secondary education, OR 2 years of work experience within the past 5 years in an occupation requiring at least 2 years of training or experience to perform <http://www.greencardexperts.org/GC_FormShell.asp?Action=Occupations>. Please retain this letter and take it with you to your visa interview centre when directed for the issuance of your visa. Do not reply back to this notification email (busy) Please read and follow all the enclosed instructions very carefully. Sincerely yours, Mrs. Natasha Smith. U.S Consulate General.