This email with the subject "E-Notice" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 26 Mar 2008 14:20:02 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was BODMAS Email Lottery Corporation <BOMAS@luck.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
BODMAS Email Lottery Corporation 24 West 21st Street, Suite 1018 New York 10002 United States of America Dear Winner, We are pleased to announce you as one of the 3 lucky winners in the BODMAS Email Lottery draw held on the 26th of March, 2008. All 3 winning addresses were randomly selected from a batch of 5,000,000 international emails. Your email address emerged alongside 2 others as a 3rd category winner in this month's draw. Consequently, you have therefore been approved a total pay out of £2,000,000.00 (Two million pounds only). The following particulars are attached to your lotto payment order: (i) Winning numbers: 25,4,3,52,20,11 (ii) Serial number: 7865/163/2008 (iii) Lotto batch number: SCK-425 (iv) Reference number: BMS-117-3 Please contact the under listed claims officer as soon as possible for the immediate release of your winnings: James Bentley Claims Manager Matrix Finance Company Email: email@example.com Tel: +44 7031898675 Fax: +44 7005981754 This is to give you a brief explanation of how you emerged a winner in the BODMAS Email Lottery. The third category draws of BODMAS Email Lottery is a promotional draw, whereby participants do not have to buy tickets to formally enter into the draws, about 5,000,000 international and local emails were selected randomly by a computer ballot system and entered into the draws, your email consequently emerged as one of the 3 winners in this category. This entitles you to a cash prize of £2,000,000.00 The reason for this promotional draw is as a result of our vision to extend our activities to other continents of the world and we felt the best way to achieve this is by having a promotional draw. Congratulations once again on behalf of members and staff of the BRITISH COLUMBIA LOTTERY CORPORATION. Once again on behalf of all our staff, CONGRATULATIONS!!! Sincerely, Martin Bloomberg Promotions coordinator Tel/Fax: +1-425-8710225 Note: 1. All claims are nullified after 10 working days from today. 2. Your Ref number must be in all your mails with the claims officer. 3. Do inform the claims officer of any change of names or addresses. 4. All winners under the age of 18 are automatically disqualified. 5. Please contact your claims agent by fax or email (James Bentley) This email may contain information, which is confidential and/or privileged. The information is intended solely for the use of the individual or entity named above. If you are not the intended recipient, be aware that any disclosure, copying, distribution or use of the contents is prohibited. If you have received this electronic transmission in error, please notify the sender by telephone or return email and delete the material from your computer.