A Scam Email with the Subject "AWARD WINNING NOTIFICATION" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 15 Feb 2008 10:43:24 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was UK LOTTERY PROMO <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM: THE DESK OF THE PROMOTIONS MANAGER, INTERNATIONAL PROMOTIONS/PRIZE AWARD DEPARTMENT, LUCKY SURF LUCKY PROMO IN CONJUCTION WITH (BRITISH LOTTERY OLYMPIC PUZZLE) AWARD WINNING NOTIFICATION: We the Board and Management of British/ Luck surf Lottery London, wishes to inform you that the results of the E-mail address ballot lottery international program held on 14th day of February, 2008. Your email account have been picked as a winner of £1,000,000.00 (ONE MILLION POUND) this results is today released to you and your email address attached in the A Category. All email addresses were selected through a computer ballot system (CBS) in which your email address was selected as one of the lucky winners from a database of over 250,000 email addresses drawn from all over the world. Most recently the organization set up the BRITISH LUCKY SURF LOTTERY PROMOTIONS to give out prizes based on the computer ballot system. By doing this the organization seek to encourage the use of Internet for academic and business pursuits, and also to raise £1.5bn for the London 2012 Olympic (http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/4719851.stm) The following particulars are attached to your lottery payment order: (i) Winning numbers: 11 13 26 34 44 48 (ii) Email ticket number: NHF754/20/33 (iii) Lottery code number: NHFTI09622SP (iv) The file Ref number: HFTI/941JUD/07 You are advice to contact the under listed authorized (Category "A" Clearing Agent) as soon as possible for immediate release of your winnings, MR. RICHARD GERARD FOREIGN AUTHORIZED CLAIMS AGENTS, TEL: +44-7947428403 Fax +44-8704719812 email@example.com Contact him with the following information below; Full Name, Contact address, Occupation, Sex, Age, Marital Statues and Telephone number. Your fund is now deposited and insured in your name with our accredited Authorized Finance House. Due to the mix up of some numbers and names, we ask that you keep this award strictly from public notice until your claim has been Processed and your cash prize release to you. This is part of our security protocol to avoid double claiming or unscrupulous Acts by other participants of this program. NOTE: In order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications, please remember to attach your reference, ticket number and Lotto Code number as quoted above in every one of your correspondence with your authorized Claims agent. Furthermore, should there be any change of your address, do inform your claims agent as soon as possible. Congratulations again from all our staff and thank you for being part of our Lottery Promotion program. Once again on behalf of all our staff, CONGRATULATIONS!!! Best Regards, Mr. Paul Adams. THE ZONAL PROMOTIONS MANAGER, British Lucky Surf Promotions. N.B: 1. All claims are nullified after 20 working days from today. 2. Your Ref number must be in all your mails to the claims officer. 3. Do inform the claims officer of any change of names or addresses.