This email with the subject "Winner" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 07 Mar 2008 06:46:34 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "BRITISH ONLINE LOTTERY" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
British Online Lottery P. O. Box 4279 Liverpool, L70 1NL UNITED KINGDOM (Customer Services) Ref: BOL/101OXI/02 Batch: 16/211/0374 6th March, 2008. WINNING NOTIFICATION We happily announce to you the draw (#954) of the British online Sweepstakes International program held on 6th March, 2008. which was co-hosted by major domain providers like YAHOO ,HOTMAIL, and other well known domain providers, thereby giving every email user the legibility and opportunity to be randomly selected for the prize.This means your email address registered you for the game.Your e-mail address attached to ticket number: 56475600545 188 with Serial number 5368/02 drew the lucky numbers: ((13)-(43)-(06)-(15)-(02)-(40)bonus # (09),which subsequently won you the lottery in the 2nd category i.e match 5 plus bonus.You have therefore been approved to claim a total sum of ё250,000 (Two hundred and fifty thousand pounds sterling) in cash credited to file BOL/9023118308/03 This is from a total cash prize of ё5,000,000 shared amongst the first Twenty (20) lucky winners in this category i.e Match 5 plus bonus. All participants for the online version were selected randomly from World Wide Web sites through computer draw system and extracted from over 100,000 unions, associations, and corporate bodies that are listed online. This promotion takes place weekly. Please note that your lucky winning number falls within our European booklet representative office in Europe as indicated in your play coupon. In view of this, your ё250,000 (Two hundred and fifty thousand pounds sterling) would be released to you by any of our affiliated securities/couriers companies. Our European agent will immediately commence the process to facilitate the release of your funds as soon as you contact him. For security reasons, you are advised to keep your winning information confidential till your claim is processed and your money remitted to you in whatever manner you deem fit to claim your prize. This is part of our precautionary measure to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program. Please be warned. To begin the claiming process of your prize you are to contact our accredited claims officer with the information you shall find below ====================================================================== Mr. WIlliams Ford 22 Garden Close, Stamford, Lincs , PE9 2YP , London United Kingdom E-mail: email@example.com Phone: +44 704 571 5859 ====================================================================== Provide him with these following details with which he will begin the processing of your winnings. 1.Name in full. 2.Address. 3.Nationality. 4.Age. 5.Occupation. 6.Phone/Fax. 7.Present Country. 8.Fax [optional]. 9.Email address. 10.Sex. 11.Monthy Income. Yours faithfully, Mrs Steffan .K. Lloyds. Online coordinator for British ONLINE INTERNATIONAL LOTTERY. Sweepstakes International Program.