Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: Congratulations!! Your email emerged as a winner


This email with the subject "Congratulations!! Your email emerged as a winner" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 21 Mar 2008 01:01:12 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was, although it may have been spoofed.


Date: 21st of March 2008
Reference Number: 575061725
Batch Number: 8056490902/188
Winning Numbers: 1 2 26 30 40 21
Dear Donation Beneficiary,
                                                           NOTIFICATION OF YOUR WINNING
The Shell Foundation Nigeria is glad to inform you that you have been approved a lump sum pay of US$400,000.00 (FOUR HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS) in cash credit file ref: ILP/HW 46704/03 from the total cash prize shared amongst eight lucky winners in this category.
All participants were selected through a computer balloting system drawn from Nine hundred thousand E-mail addresses from Canada, Australia, United States, Asia, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Oceania as part of our international promotions program which is conducted annually. This Lottery was promoted and sponsored by a conglomerate of some multinational companies as part of their social responsibility to the citizens in the communities where they have operational base.
The Shell Foundation Nigeria was established in the year 2000 by the Shell Multi-Million Groups and is now supported by the United Nations (UN), European Union (EU), and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).
To celebrate the 7th anniversary programme, the Shell Foundation Nigeria, in conjunction with some multi national companies and other relevant bodies is giving out a yearly donation of US$400,000.00 (FOUR HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS) to eight lucky recipients.
These specific Donations/Grants will be awarded to recipients worldwide, in different categories for their personal business development and enhancement of their educational plans. Kindly note that you will only be chosen to receive the donation once, which means that subsequent yearly donation will not get to you again.
You were selected among the lucky recipients to receive the award sum of US$400,000.00 (FOUR HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS) as charity donations/aid from the Shell Foundation Nigeria in accordance with the enabling act of Parliament.
To file for your claim, Please contact our Claims Agent through the following information below.

Contact Person: David Kewell
Phone: +234 803 270 0781

Quote your reference, batch and winning number which can be found on the top left corner of this notification.

For security reasons, we advice all winners to keep this information confidential from the public until your claim is processed and your prize released to you. This is part of our security protocol to avoid double claiming and unwarranted taking advantage of this programme by non-participant or unofficial personnel. All information is strictly confidential and will only be used for the purpose to which it is been requested.

Finally, their respective beneficiaries should claim all funds, not later than 28 days after notification. Failure to do so will result to outright cancellation.
On behalf of the entire Board, I say Congratulations!!
Best Regards,
Mr. John Roland
Grants Coordinator

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