This email with the subject "PRIZE AWARD DEPT" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 02 Mar 2008 23:00:28 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was Margaret Ferguson <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
NOTICE...CONGRATULATIONS!!!! FROM THE OFFICE OF THE VICE PRESIDENT POWERBALL EURO E-MAIL INTERNATIONAL PROMOTIONS/PRIZE AWARD DEPT BATCH NO: PBL/67189098011/245679/1109 REF. NO: PBL/11278998789/908796//1109 WINNING NOTIFICATION / FINAL NOTICE...CONGRATULATIONS!!!! Dear Winner, This is to inform you of the release of the E-MAIL LOTTERY BALLOT INTERNATIONAL/WORLD GAMING BOARD. Your name attached to ticket number 100190876290 with Serial number 801972719 drew the lucky numbers of 11-40-09-55-23, which consequently won the lottery in the 1st category. You have therefore been approved for a lump sum payment of 1,000,000.00euros only, which is deposited with the United Kingdom Clearing house in your favor as beneficiary and covered with HIGH INSURANCE POLICY. It is important that you keep your winning confidential to avoid people garneringyour information and subsequently making claim with your winning paraphernalia informationís, POWERBALL EURO E-MAILINTERNATIONAL will decline payment if such irregularity occurs. All participants were selected through a computer ballot system drawn from only Microsoft users from over 20,000.00 companies and 3,000,000.00 individual email addresses and names from all over the world. To begin your lottery claim, please contact our agent below that have been appointed forthe processing of your claim with your contact telephoneand fax number to begin the processing of your payment. CLAIMS PROCEDURES: It is our standard practice to allocate accredited agents for the processing of claims application. It is even more imperative for overseas winners. To begin your claims therefore, you are advised as a matter of urgency, to contact the under listed licensed and accredited claims agent for the processing of your prize awards winning. Please contact the clearing house (through your claims agent only) the body assigned with the verification of all emergent winner. Therefore all protocols laid down by them must be followed to facilitate your claims: CONTACT NAME: PETER RAYMUND CITY/ COUNTRY: LONDON, ENGLAND. FAX: 44-871-715-5326 TELEPHONE: +4470 1112 1986 +4470 3193 0742 EMAIL:firstname.lastname@example.org (1) Being one of the lucky winners, you constitute entrant's full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of our terms and conditions of claims to avoid any discrepancy in the cause of payment of your prize awards winning. (2) To avoid double claims, you are advised to keep your winning details very confidential, as any discrepancies resulting from a breach of this confidentiality on the part of the winners will be covered solely by such winner as our staffs are bound by the oath of secrecy taken on employment.Congratulations again from all our staffs and thank you for being part of our Promotions program. Congratulations once again from all our staffs and thank you for being part of our Promotions program. Sincerely, Margaret Ferguson Co-coordinator. NB: PLEASE SEE THAT YOU QUOTE YOUR REF AND BATCH NUMBERS IN YOUR Correspondence TO YOUR CLAIMS AGENT