This email with the subject "OFFICIAL PRIZE NOTIFICATION" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 21 Dec 2007 00:20:56 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was firstname.lastname@example.org, although it may have been spoofed.
THE LOTTERY DEPARTMENT Volkswagen Automobiles, 22 Garden Close, Stamford Lincs, PE9 2YP, London, United Kingdom 20/12/2007 OFFICIAL PRIZE NOTIFICATION This is to inform you that you have been selected for a cash prize of £850,000(eight Hundred And Fifty Thousand Great British Pounds) and a brand new Volkswagen Car; International programs held on the 1st of August 2007 in London, The United Kingdom. Description Of Volkswagen Car to be shipped to you. (Shipped to you Free): BRAND: Fifth Edition MODEL: 2006 Model COLOUR: Metallic Blue ENGINE TYPE: 1973cc 4-cylinder POWER: 145bhp TRANSMISSIONS: Adaptive Automatic Transmission FUEL: 29.1mpg (combined The selection process was carried out through random selection in our computerized email selection system(s) from a database of over 450,000 email addresses drawn from all the continents of the world. The Volkswagen Car Promotional Lottery is approved by the British Gaming Board and also Licensed by the International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR). This lottery is the 3rd of its kind and we intend to sensitize the public. To begin the processing of your prize you are to contact your claims officer through our accredited Prize Transfer agent as stated below: ======================== Mr.Meiring Lowe Esq., 22 Garden Close,Stamford,Lincs,PE92YP, London,United Kingdom E-mail:email@example.com Ph:++447031834204 fax:++448709748174 ======================== contact him, please provide him with your secret pin code x7pwyz2007 and your reference number VM: 12052007/21.You are also advised to provide him with the under listed information as soon as possible: Claims Requirements: 1.Name in Full: 2.Address: 3.Sex: 4.Nationality: 5.Marital Status: 6.Age: 7.Next Of Kin: 8.Occupation: 9.Phone/Fax: 10.Present Country: 11.Amount won: 12.Pin Number ========================= If you do not contact your claims agent within 30 working days of this notification, your winnings would be revoked. Winners are advised to keep their winning details/information from the public to avoid fraudulent claim (IMPORTANT) pending the transfer/claim by Winner. *Winners under the age of 18 are automatically disqualified. *Staff of the Volkswagen Company are not to partake in this Car Promotional Lottery. I congratulate you on your winning and encourage you to make judicious use of your prize. Accept my hearty congratulations once again! With Best Regards, Mrs. Mary Roberts. Lottery Coordinator