This email with the subject "Congratulations!!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 31 Jan 2009 16:53:20 -0800 and has been classified as a Lotto/Lottery Scam.
The sender was "Maria Jose" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Microsoft Corporations: Customer Service Your Reference No: ESP-X/M-2810 Your Batch No: 2009/101/MIC OFFICIAL WINNING NOTIFICATION. We are pleased to inform you of the release of the long awaited results of Sweepstakes promotion organized by Microsoft, in conjunction with the foundation for the promotion of software products,(F.P.S.) held 16th January 2009,in Spain.Where your email address emerged as one of the online Winning emails in the 2nd category and therefore attracted to a cash award of 250,000.00 Euros (Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand Euros)and a Dell laptop.To claim your winning please call your claims agent for your payment process and include your personal information for smooth transaction. Contact Person:Tores Nado Tel: +34-634-055-744,Fax: +34-911-311-763 Email: email@example.com (1).YOUR NAMES.............. (2).CONTACT ADDRESS......... (3).TEL/..MOBILE/.FAX NUMBER (4).OCCUPATION.............. (5).COUNTRY ................ (6).AGE/SEX................. The Microsoft Internet E-mail lottery Awards is sponsored by former CEO/Chairman, Bill Gates and a consortium of software promotion companies. The Intel Group, Toshiba, Dell Computers and other International Companies. The Microsoft internet E-mail draw is held periodically and is organized to encourage the use of the Internet and promote computer literacy worldwide. Congratulations!! Sincerely, Mrs.Maria Jose Promotions Manager.