This email with the subject "CONGRATULATION" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 11 Apr 2008 12:57:23 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "STAATS LOTERIJ" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
NOTICE!!! Please Contact: Mr. Rene Huson. FROM: THE PROMOTION CO-ORDINATOR OF STAATS LOTERIJ STAATS LOTERIJ PROMOTION CO-ORDINATOR GOVERNMENT ACCREDITED LICENSED!!! INTERNATIONAL LOTTERY PROMOTION PROGRAM IS REGISTERED UNDER THE NETHERLANDS GAMING CONTROL LOTTERY BOARD PROTECTION ACT OF; (Registration Z720633X). www.staatsloterij.nl Dear beneficiary, We happily notify you of the draw of the Email Lottery Ballot - World Gaming Board Sweepstakes program held on 10th March 2008 at our Lottery office complex in Den Haag. Your email address attached to our Lottery payment order, had the following details:(i) Ticket Nr.: HC 093589; (ii) Lucky Nrs.: 11, 18, 25, 43, 56, 77, 89; (iii) Reference Nr.: MST/18436/DZS-NED;(iv) Batch Nr.:KNED-LOTT 5196 72X5G; which consequently won you this lottery in the 1st category. You have therefore been approved to claim a total sum of (1,000,000,00 Euros) One Million Euro only, in Certified Bank Draft issued in your name, and credited to your File Reference number as quoted above. This is from a total prize of Fifty Million Euro only, shared amongst the fifty winners in this category. A total of 500,000 email addresses were entered for the Email Lottery Ballot - World Gaming Board Sweepstakes International. All email addresses entered for the game were submitted by our partners; International email service providers from over 140 countries that are listed, online and were thereafter randomly selected systematically through our Electronic Random Selection System (ERSS). Microsoft Corporation, to encourage some individuals with websites and email addresses promoted this lottery which takes place at this time, of every three years. The payment authority of your prize - One Million Euro only,in Certified Bank Draft issued in your name- is already deposited and insured in your name with our Paying Bank pending your claim and will be issued to effect immediate payment/swift transfer in the mode you will prefer and nominate, upon satisfactory report on your identity verification and validation recommendation by our Claims Department - Staats Loterij The Netherlands. Email addresses registered with false names are not eligible to claiming this prize. We are proud to inform you that, over 200 million Euros are won annually in more than 140 countries worldwide, as a result of our promotional programmes. Due to the mixup of certain names, you are advised to keep your winning information confidential until your claim has been processed and your money paid to you. All winnings must be claimed as soon as possible. Becuase, all unclaimed funds will be withdrawn. To file for your claim, please contact our Claims Department: FOREIGN TRANSFER MANAGER MR. RENE HUSON. STAATS LOTERIJ CLAIMS DEPARTMENT. TEL: +31-619-823-414. TEL: +31-204-000-498. FAX: +31-847-299-403 FAX: +31-847-407-453 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org for your identity verification, while quoting: (i). Your full name(s) and Nationality;(ii). Reference Number and (iii). Batch Number: Congratulations once more. Faithfully yours, Mrs. Rosemarry Van Ken, Public Relation Officer. Online coordinator for STAATS LOTERIJ Sweepstakes International Lottery Promotion Program BELOW ARE THE SPONSORS OF THIS PROGRAM Executives: Dr. P. Swier (CEO), Mr. Rene Huson (Manager Forei gn Operations), Mr. Franklyn Van Der Weijden (Manager Domestic Banking Operations), Dr. James Williams (Director International Credit Department), Barr. Blenheim Mark (Legal Representative), Mrs. Lyudmyla Marchukova(Regional Manager), Mr. Stephen Boer (Chairman), Mr. Chris Moritz (International Relation Officer).