The Scamdex Scam Email Archive - Generic o

Subject:  Official Notification
From:  "Yahoo&Microsoft"<award@microsoft.com>
Date:  Fri, 16 May 2008 11:08:22 -0700

A Scam Email with the Subject "Official Notification" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 16 May 2008 11:08:22 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Yahoo&Microsoft"<award@microsoft.com>, although it may have been spoofed.


Yahoo&Microsoft Lottery Incorporation
7 Prauge Palace.Brixton Hill
London SWZ SED.
REF NO: MSW/56B-672GH/L
Batch: Mcs/989/989/#34 
 

The prestigious Microsoft and Yahoo has set out and successfully organized a Sweepstakes marking 
the new year 2008 
anniversary, we rolled out over 4,500,000.00 (Four Million Five Hundred Thousand Great British 
Pounds) for our end of year 
the Anniversary Draws. Participants for the draws were randomly selected and drawn from a wide 
range of web hosts which we 
enjoy their patronage.
 
You have been approved for lump sums pay out of Ј450,000.00 GBP (Four Hundred and Fifty Thousand 
Great British Pounds 
Sterling) in cash Credited to file REF NO: MSW/56B-672GH/L and winning number 23-76-06-54-42-100. 
Selection process was 
carried out through random selection in our computerized email selection machine (TOPAZ) from a 
database of over 1,000,000 
email addresses drawn from all the continents of the world.
 
The online draws was conducted by a random selection of email addresses from an exclusive list of 
29,031 E-mail addresses of 
individuals and corporate bodies picked by an advanced automated random computer search from the 
internet. No tickets were 
sold but all email addresses were assigned to different ticket numbers for representation and 
privacy. This is to encourage 
our prominent Microsoft Internet Explorer users all over the world, and for the Continuous use of 
E-mail.
 
Your fund (Certified Cashiers Cheque) has been insured with your REF NO: MSW/56B-672GH/L and 
winning number 
23-76-06-54-42-100. To claim your winning prize, you must first contact the claims department by 
email for Processing and 
remittance of your prize to you.
 
Mr. Andreas Georgetown.
Email: ag.andreas@micro-xp-promo.com
Foreign Transfer Manager.
Yahoo&Microsoft Lottery Incorporation
 
You are advised to contact your Foreign Transfer Manager with the following details to avoid 
unnecessary delays and 

complications:
 
VERIFICATION AND FUNDS RELEASE FORM.
 
1. FULL NAMES:
2. ADDRESS:
3. SEX:
4. AGE:
5. MARITAL STATUS:
6. OCCUPATION:
7. COMPANY NAME:
8. E-MAIL ADDRESS:
9. TELEPHONE NUMBER:
10.STATE:
11.COUNTRY:
12.YOUR PREFERRED METHOD OF RECEIVING YOUR PRIZE (From Below)

 
Mode Of Prize Remittance.
 
(1) Cash Pick-Up (You coming Down to United Kingdom Personally to Pick Your Prize).

(2) Courier Delivery Of your Certified Winning Cheque Name and other Winning Documents safely to 
you.


NOTE: Do not tell people about your Prize Award until your Prize is successfully handed over to you 
to avoid disqualification 

that may arise from double claim.

 
Congratulations. 
 
Halam Scott 
ONLINE CO-ORDINATOR.