A Scam Email with the Subject "NOTICE... CONGRATULATIONS!!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 21 Feb 2008 10:32:10 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "powerball lottery" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
NOTICE... CONGRATULATIONS!!! Lucky Winner 2008 , 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 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 219028657434 with Serial number 918735625 drew the lucky numbers of 21-70-81-82-99, which consequently won the lottery in the 1st category. You have just won yourself the sum of ONE MILLION EUROS in the satellite software email lottery conducted by POWERBALL EURO E-MAIL INTERNATIONAL In which e-mail addresses are picked randomly by software powered by the Internet. Your email address was amongst those chosen in this quarter and you are to contact our CLAIMS OFFICER with the information below for Clearance. CONTACT NAME: PETER RAYMUND CITY/ COUNTRY: LONDON, ENGLAND. TELEPHONE: + 4470 1112 1986 FAX: 44-87-1715-2472 EMAIL: email@example.com Sincerely, Margaret Ferguson