A Scam Email with the Subject "Congratulations!!!You have won the Microsoft Annual Lottery 2008" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 24 Jul 2008 19:51:27 -0700 and has been classified as a Lotto/Lottery Scam. The sender was microsoft Alert 2008 <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Microsoft Award Team 20 Craven Park, Harlesden London NW10,United Kingdom. REF NO: MSW-L/200-334841 BATCH: 2008MJL-01 ELECTRONIC MAIL AWARD WINNING NOTIFICATION We are pleased to inform you of the announcement today of winners of the MICROSOFT WORD E-MAIL MEGA JACKPOT LOTTERY PROGRAMS held on 30th JUNE 2008. Your company or your personal e-mail address is attached to winning number 7-30JUNE-2008-02 MSW, with serial number S/N-00179 drew the lucky numbers 887-13-865-37-10-83, and consequently won in the first lottery category. You have therefore been approved for a lump sum pay of GBP 1,000,000.00POUNDS credited to file REF NO: MSW-L/200-334841 This is from total prize money of GBP 7,000,000.00 POUNDS, shared among the SEVEN (7) international winners in this category. All participants were selected through our Microsoft computer ballot system drawn form 21,000 names, 3,000 names from each continent, as part of International "E-MAIL" Promotions Program, which is conducted once in every four years for our prominent MS WORD users all over the world, and for the continue use of E-mail. Your fund has been deposited in an escrow account with our affiliate bank here in UK, and insured with your REF NO: MSW-L/200-334841 and your E-mail address, Please note that, you are to contact your fiduciary agent via email as we are promoting the use of E-mail,You have the right to call the fiduciary agent, as they will provide you with the necessary details on how to claim your prize. You are to keep your ref. number and batch number from the public, until you have been processed and your money remitted to you. We hope with your prize,you will be happy to promote the use of E-mail and the use of MS WORD. To claim your winning prize, you must first contact the claims department by email for processing and remittance of your prize money to you. Your assigned claims officer ,please do reply to the email address below. contact email is: Mr.Joe Harrison Microsoft Promotion Award Team Head Winning Claims Dept E-mail Address:firstname.lastname@example.org He is to help you in claiming your due prize. Remember, all prize money must be claimed as soon as possible. All funds not claimed will be penalized accordingly. NOTE: In order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications, please remember to quote your reference and batch numbers in all correspondences with your claims officer. Sincerely, Mr.Howard Douglas For MS WORD LOTTO UK. Any winner below the age of 18years is automatically disqualified NOTE: Do not reply this mail. You are to contact your claims officer immediately. SPONSORS: CHIEF SPONSOR;MICROSOFT CO-OPERATIONS UK