A Scam Email with the Subject "FACEBOOK ONLINE LOTTERY PROGRAM 2015" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 09 Mar 2015 03:16:48 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "FACEBOOK INC"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FACEBOOK ONLINE LOTTERY PROGRAM 2015
FROM: THE DESK OF THE PRESIDENT.
INTERNATIONAL PROMOTIONS/PRIZE AWARD.
BATCH NUMBER: 2551236002/244
SERIAL NUMBER. 55643451907
TICKET NUMBER: 5647600545189
Dear FaceBook Winner ,
We are pleased to inform you of the result of the just concluded annual Final draws held on the ( 25th of January 2015) by Facebook group in cash Promotion to encourage the usage of Facebook all over the world,each winner on the Facebook group promotion Award Attached to ticket number (5647600545189) and Ref No (2551256002/244) Serial Number (55643451907).
The online draws was Conducted by a random selection of emails whereby your email was picked by an Advanced automated Genetic Machine search from the Facebook In-Search World Wide, in other To claim your $600,000.00USD ( Six Hundred Thousand United states Dollars ),you will have to follow every instruction given to you Via this Email...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 and names from all over the world. This promotional program takes place every year.
Your name was selected in a raffle that was made 25th of January 2015 so we need your fast response so that we can proceed with the delivery of your fund .You are required to to provide us With information below in order for us to complete your winning certificate and for further information regarding the disbursement of your lottery win.
FULL CONTACT ADDRESS:
MOBILE PHONE NUMBER:
MARITAL STATUS AND AGE :
NATIONALITY / COUNTRY:
CONGRATULATIONS ONCE AGAIN FROM FACEBOOK!!!!
Head of Claims Department and General Secretary of the CEO FACEBOOK TEAM
APPROVED AND SIGNED
BY MR MARK ZUCKERBERG CEO FACEBOOK TEAM