This email with the subject "FACEBOOK GLOBAL PROMOTIONS.....20015" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 15 Jan 2015 23:18:17 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was " Mr.Higgins Lafertey.."<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Am pleased to inform you of the result of the just concluded annual final draws held on the 10th of Jan 2015 by Facebook group in cash promotion to encourage the usage of Facebook worldwide. Your name was among the 20 lucky winners who won $950.000.00USD (Nine hundred and Fifty Thousand United State Dollars) Each on the Facebook group promotion award attached to Lucky Number (FB-225-7736), Ticket Number (FB-172-60), Batch Number (FB-0281/544) and Serial Number (99352748-2013)......TRACKING NUMBER (604570760740) PIN NUMBER (1010)
The online draws was conducted by a random selection of emails you were picked by an advanced automated random computer search from the Facebook in other to claim your $950.000.00usd the lottery program which is a new innovation by Facebook, is aimed at saying a big thank you to all our users for making Facebook their number one means to connect, communicate, relate and hook up with their families and friends over the years.
This is part of our security protocol to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program by some participants and scam artists all participants were selected through a computer ballot system drawn from over 20,000 companies and 30,000,000 individuals email addresses from all over the world. This promotional program takes place every three years. You may be rest assured that this is real and legal. There are some scam artists around but thanks to the FBI, 216 of them have been arrested.
You are required to contact the head of our disbursement department in the person of Mr. Mr.Higgins Lafertey.. via this email address (email@example.com) with information below for the complete processing of your Winning certificate and further information regarding the disbursement of your lottery winnings.
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Congratulation once more