A Scam Email with the Subject "CONGRATULATION (YOUR EMAIL HAS WON 1,000,000 MILLION POUNDS )" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 31 Mar 2008 11:10:47 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "UK NATIONAL LOTTERY BOARD" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
The National Lottery PO Box 1010 Liverpool L70 1NL United Kingdom. Ref: XYC /26500460037/08 Batch: 74/00319/IPD FINAL WINNING NOTIFICATION Dear lucky winner, We happily announce to you the draw (1068) of the UK NATIONAL LOTTERY, online Sweepstakes International program held on the 29 March 2008 as part of our YEARLY promotion. Your e-mail address attached to ticket number: 56475600545188 with Serial number 5368/02 drew the lucky numbers:07-10-22-24-34-44 (Bonus number 18), which subsequently won you the lottery in the 1st category i.e, match 6. You have therefore been approved to claim a total sum of 1,000,000 (One Million pounds sterling) in cash credited to file XYC /26500460037/08. This is from a cash prize of £1,000,000 (One Million pounds sterling) obviously to be taken by you, as the only winner in this category i.e. Match 6.. All Participants were selected through a computer ballot system drawn from a pool of over 25,000 names of distinguished professionals drawn from Europe, America, Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Middle-East, parts of Africa, and North & South America as part of our international promotions programmer conducted twice weekly to encourage prospective overseas entries. The Internet emailing ideal was used,since most people are not able to purchase tickets and play outside the UK. We hope with part of yur prize awards, you will take part in our subsequent lottery jackpots. This promotion takes place twice weekly (Wednesdays and Saturday). The idea of this promotion is that within ten years from now, there will be notable richness amongst many unusual people around the world. This will give many people the opportunity to get their lives to a stage where they had always wanted. Kindly note that you will only be chosen in this online email promotions once, which means that subsequent weekly winnings will not get to you again, so its your choice to spend the funds wisely on something that will last you a long time. And please do not border following up this email, if you have benefited from this donation in previous years.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 £1,000,000 (One Million pounds sterling) will be released to you by our payment office in UK. Our Fiduciary agent will immediately commence the process to facilitate the release of your funds as soon as you contact him. For security reasons, our winners are assured of the utmost standards of confidentiality, and press anonymity until the end of proceedings, and beyond where they so desire. Be further advised to maintain the strictest level of confidentiality until the end of proceedings to circumvent problems associated with fraudulent claims. This is part of our precautionary measure to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program. Any lottery double claim detected by our monitoring committee will lead to the Uk national lottery canceling the winnings. Making a loss for both the real winner, and the fake (intended) claimer. To file for your claim, fill the winner verification form below and forward to the fiduciary agent immediately via email. Agents Name: Smith Stanford Email:email@example.com Phone:+44 70359 02766 Fax: +44 87047 98433 VERIFICATION AND FUNDS RELEASE FORM 1.FULL NAMES: __________ 2.ADDRESS: _____________ 3.SEX: _________________ 4.AGE: ________ 5.MARITAL STATUS: ______ 6.OCCUPATION: __________ 7.E-MAIL ADDRESS: ______ 8.TELEPHONE NUMBER: ____ 9.LOTTO NUMBERS: ____________________ B. DRAW NUMBER:____ __________ 10.TICKET NUMBER: ______ 11.SERIAL NUMBER: ______ 12.AMOUNT WON: _________ 13. STATE: _____________ 14. COUNTRY_____________ CHOOSE CLAIMS OPTION (1) Courier Delivery To Your House Address (2)Wire Transfer To Your Account Online Warning! Fraudulent emails are circulating that appears to be using National Lottery addresses, but are not from The National Lottery. PLEASE REPORT IMMEDIATELY TO CUSTOMER CARE/COMPLAINTS DEPT Once again congratulations... Cordially, Sir George Arisson Online Co-ordinator U.K NATIONAL LOTTERY Sweepstakes International Program. 2008 Uk National Lottery. All rights reserved