This email with the subject "NEW YEAR WINNING NOTIFICATION" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 04 Feb 2008 21:42:28 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "LONDON UNION INTERNATIONAL LOTTERY" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
LONDON UNION INTERNATIONAL LOTTERY INTERNATIONAL WINNERS/PRIZE AWARD DEPT. Ref. Number:AJ/97865/07 Batch Number:1-0/9080/LU CONGRATULATIONS. Sir/Ma/Miss, We are pleased to inform you of the result of the winners of the LONDON UNION lottery programs held on the 1st Of January,2008. Your e-mail address attached to ticket number 0453--342576890--009 with serial number 2015-07 drew lucky numbers 33-4563-567 which consequently won in the 3rd category. This promotional program takes place every three years in different developed countries,the lottery was promoted and sponsored by the President of the World Largest software,Bill Gates to increase the awareness of microsoft software packages. All participants were selected through a computer ballot system drawn from over 20,000 company and 30,000,000 individual email addresses and names from all over the world. You have therefore been approved for a lump sum pay of 1,000,000,00 POUNDS (One million POUNDS) in cash,credited to your file with the Ref.Number:AJ/97865/07 and Batch Number:1-0/9080/LU.This is from a total cash prize of US £6.000.000.00(Six million POUNDS)shared among the Twelve international winners in this category. Due to mix up of some numbers and names we ask that you keep your winning information confidential until your claims have been processed and your money remitted to you.This is part of our security protocol in order to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program by some participants.We hope with part of your winning you will take part in our next year 24 million POUNDS international lottery. To file for your claims please contact your fiduciary agent Mr.Grant Hammers, Foreign Operations Agent, LONDON UNION INTERNATIONAL LOTTERY. TEL:+44-702-408-1164 Fax:fax:+44-8709133768 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org Remember all winning must be claimed not later than end of FEBRUARY,2008 thereafter all unclaimed funds will be included in the next stake. please note in order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications endevour to quote your reference and batch numbers in all first correspondence.furthermore, should there be any change of address do inform our agent as soon as possible. congratulations!! Once more from our members of staff and thank you for being part of our promotional program. note:anybody under the age of 18 is automatically disqualified. sincerely yours, DR.Mrs Glory Morgan, lottery cordinator. email@example.com ©2008 LONDON UNION INTERNATIONAL LOTTERY. All rights reserved.©