Norton4Finance Lottery Draw (Scam Alert)

This us an example of a standard, albeit brief, lottery scam message. As is often the case, it uses the name of an established company (Norton4Finance) that in fact has nothing to do with the scam and does not run a lottery. The broken English and irregular punctuation is another dead giveaway: this was not written by a native speaker and is not the product of a legitimate business.

from: Norton4Finance Business International Loans lottery draw (account@norton4finance.com)
reply-to: info@norton4finance.com
date: Tue, Sep 15, 2009 at 2:16 AM
subject: Make your claim today.

Dear winner

Congratulations you have won the Norton4Finance Business International Loans lottery draw, confirm it by sending us an email to info@norton4finance.com And we will send you all the information you need to make your claim of Ј600.000,00 pounds.

Congratulations to you once again.

Thank you from
Norton4Finance Business
International Loans lottery draw

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