Yet another variant of the scam, winning a lottery, this time claimed to be from Australia.
Date: Tue, 7 Aug 2007 01:16:14 +0200 (MEST)
From: "email@example.com" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: CONGRATULATIONS! ! ! YOUR E-MAIL WON AUSTRALIA JACK POT
Visions of Australia logo
6123 COOL STREET RD,
Winning no: GB8701/LPRC
We are delighted to inform you of your prize release on the 6th August 2007, from the Australian Mega Lottery incorporated program.This is a bonus to promote lotto in Australia Which is fully based on an electronic selection of winners using their e-mail addresses form some site.
Your email address was attached to ticket number; 4700172507056490102 serial number 7741134002 This batch draws the lucky numbers as follows 5-13-33-37-42 bonus number17,which consequently won the lotto in the second category.
You here by have been approved a lump sum pay of US$200,000.00 (TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS) in cash credit file ref: ILP/HW 47509/09 from the total cash prize shared amongst eight lucky winners in this category.
All participant were selected through a computer balloting system drawn form Nine hundred thousand E-mail addresses from Canada,Australia,United States, Asia, Europe, Middle East,Africa and Oceania as part of our international promotions program which is conducted annually.
This Lottery was promoted and sponsored by a conglomerate of some multinational companies as part of their social responsibility to the citizens in the communities where they have operational base.
Further more your details(e-mail address) falls within our AFRICAN representative office in LAGOS ,NIGERIA,as indicated in your play coupon and your prize of US$200,000.00 will be released to you from the regional branch office in NIGERIA.We hope with part of your prize, you will participate in our end of year high stakes for US$1.3 Billion international draw.
HOW TO CLAIM YOUR PRIZE: Simply contact our fiducially agent, Rev. Fr. Kenneth Donald Joe E-mail address (email@example.com ) contact phone number +234-805-722-1918 to file for your claim .
Please quote your reference,batch and winning number which can be found on the top left corner of this notification as well as your full name, address and telephone number to help locate your file easily. For security reasons, we advice all winners to keep this information confidential from the public until your claim is processed and your prize released to you.
This is part of our security protocol to avoid double claiming and unwarranted taking advantage of this program by non-participant or unofficial personnel.Note, all winnings MUST be claimed; otherwise all funds will be returned as Unclaimed to the Australian Government.
Congratulations once again on your winnings!!!
Best Regards CarolSweet (co ordinator)
PLEASE DO NOT REPLY TO THIS EMAIL.CONTACT YOUR CLAIMS AGENT AT (firstname.lastname@example.org )
ANY BREACH OF CONFIDENTIALITY ON THE PART OF THE WINNERS WILL RESULT TO DISQUALIFICATION.
Online coordinator for
AUSTRALIAN LOTTO PROGRAMME,Sweepstakes International Program.
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