The Scamdex Scam Email Archive - Generic o

Subject:  MICROSOFT AWARD TEAM.
From:  "Microsoft Corporation"<noreply@microsoft.com>
Date:  Sun, 12 Sep 2010 12:32:04 -0700

A Scam Email with the Subject "MICROSOFT AWARD TEAM." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 12 Sep 2010 12:32:04 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Microsoft Corporation"<noreply@microsoft.com>, although it may have been spoofed.

Microsoft Corporation
#1 Microsoft Way
Redmond, WA 98052.
 
Ref: BTD/968/06
Batch: 409978E

ATTN: DEAR WINNER
  
This is in receipt of your mail.Your email was luckily drawn by a computer balloting system as one 
of our winners in our experimental lottery bonanza from the prestigous MICROSOFT ONLINE 
PROMOTION.Thus, making you the winner of the sum of 1,000,000.00GBP (One Million Great British 
Pounds Sterlings).

This correspondence officially confirms that we are in receipt of instructions relating to the 
payment of your lottery winnings of 1,000,000.00GBP (One Million Great British Pounds Sterlings)
 
Your prize cheque has been vaulted safely with our corresponding Bank prior to your readiness to 
complete your claims and would be presented to you after verification of the data requested below.
 
To proceed with your claims, you would be required to fill the Verification Form below completely 
and return back to us immediately.
 
THIS SHOULD BE COMPLETED BY THE BENEFICIARY OF THE STATED FUND, FOR VERIFICATION BEFORE TRANSFER.
 
BENEFICIARY FIRST/LAST NAME......................
NATIONALITY......................................
RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS..............................
DATE OF BIRTH....................................
SEX..............................................
TEL. NUMBER......................................
FAX NUMBER.......................................
OCCUPATION.......................................
MARITAL STATUS...................................
EMAIL ADDRESS....................................

DECLARATION:

I..........................HEREBY DECLARE THAT THE ABOVE DATA ARE TRUE. THAT MY CLAIMS AGENT SHALL 
ACT AS A FACILITATOR IN THE TRANSFER OF THE TOTAL FUND TO ME. 

Congratulations once again from the entire staff of the Microsoft Award Team.
 
Mr.David Giggs
MICROSOFT AWARD TEAM.
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 703 186 4854