This email with the subject "ATTN: CONGRATULATION !!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 23 Oct 2008 08:44:38 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Texas Lottery Association"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
This is to Inform you that the Texas Lottery Commission has instructed the National Paybanks Incorporation to transfer the sum of $250,000.00( Two hundred and Fifty Thousand United States Dollars) In your favor and into your Nominated Bank Account. You have been selected as our esteemed Winner In your complaince to pay the Processing and Updating Fee of US$2,500.00. This is as a result of the fact that your transaction needs to be processed and Updated first the Said bill needs to be paid before transfer of your fund US$250,000.00. However, you are advised to contact us for the settlement of the said fee before an instruction will be issued to the National pay banks Incorporation to Effect the final transfer of your winning prize into your designated Bank Account. Upon Confirmation of the reciept of Payment, we shall ensure that your winning prize money are transfered without further delay. We anticipate your earliest compliance to this directive Sincerely, Mike Powell Phone: +1-815-632-1090 Fax : +1-805-512-7191