Another Oxford lottery scam gets by the spam filter…
From: Oxford Online Lottery <firstname.lastname@example.org>
earthlink.net – Why would something called “OXFORD ONLINE LOTTERY” use an Earthlink email address?
Reply-To: Oxford Online Lottery <email@example.com>
Date: Sat, 23 Feb 2008 16:26:13 +0100 (GMT+01:00)
Subject: Annual Draw Winner
Oxford Lottery H.Q
32 Hurst Street
Birmingham, B5 4TB
We are delighted to inform you of your prize release on the 23rd Febuary 2008, Oxford International Lottery programme would like to notify you that you have been chosen by the board of Lottery House as the full recipient of a cash Grant/Donation for your own personal, educational, Working and business development to receive the sum of £1,000,000.000 one million pounds.
You hereby have been approved a lump sum of £1, 000, 000, 00. GBP in cash credit to file ref ILP/HW 475/07 as one of the lucky winner , all participant were selected through a computer balloting system drawn from Nine hundred thousand E-mail addresses all over the World as part of our international promotions program which is conducted annually. No ticket were sold.
Your email address as indicated was drawn and attached to serial numbers OXS/7060442302/07/BL and drew the lucky numbers 14-88-12-99-07-52(40)BL which subsequently won you £1,000.000.00 (One Million Great Britain Pounds)` as one of the 10 jackpot lucky winners in this draw.
Contact your fiduciary agent on the next procedures on how to claim your prize via email and telephone:
Dr. Martin Jean.
Tel: +44 704 5754 658
PERSONAL DATA FORM:
One has to wonder why a lottery would need to know my annual income…
You are advised to contact your fiduciary agent with your details as indicated in this winning Notification.
Mrs. Carol Smith.
I must really be lucky, because I’ve apparently won the Oxford Online Lottery twice.
One day someone will explain to me why the “Oxford Online Lottery” would send email from Nigeria via a computer in the U.S.A.