This email with the subject "KTU/9023118308/03" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 23 Aug 2008 15:24:35 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Cynthia Schofield" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
MICROSOFT/YAHOO INTERNATIONAL LOTTERY INC. 5th Floor East Commonwealth Centre 55 Currie Street London L70 1NL. United Kingdom. Dear Winner, We are delighted to inform you of your prize release on the 1st June 2008 from the Microsoft International Lottery Programme. Which is fully based on an electronic selection of winners using their e-mail addresses. your email was attached to ticket number 56475600545 188 serial number 5368/02.This batch draws the lucky numbers as follows 09,01,11,05,18, 20 bonus number 16, which consequently won the lottery in the First category. You hereby have been approved a lump sum of £500,000.00(POUND STERLING) in cash credit file KTU/9023118308/03 from the total cash prize of £500,000.00(POUNDS STERLING) shared amongst Ten lucky winners in this category. All participant were selected through a computer balloting system drawn from Nine hundred thousand E-mail addresses from canada,Australia, United state,Europe, Middle East, Africa and Oceania as part of our international promotions program which is conducted annually. This Lottery was promoted and sponsored by conglomorate of some multinational companies as part of their social responsibility to the citizens in the communitties where they have perational base. Further more your d etails(e-mail address) falls within our European representative office in London, United Kingdom, as indicated in your play coupon and your prize of£500,000.00, will be released to you from this regional branch office in London. We hope with part of your prize, you will participate in our end of year high stakes for L1.3 Billion international draw. PLEASE MAKE SURE THAT YOU QUOTE YOUR BELOW WINNING PARTICULARS WHEN CONTACTING YOUR AGENT: Batch: 12/25/0340 Ref: MSL/101OXI/02 Microsoft Lottery Fiduciary. CONTACT PERSON: Mr Kerry Martins. Email: email@example.com 1.Name: 2.Address: 3.Marital Status: 4.Occupation: 5.Age: 6.Sex: 7.Nationality: 8.Country Of Residence: 9.Telephone Number (Country Code)-(Area Code)- Phone Number): 10:Cell Number:(Country Code) - (Cell Phone Number): 11.Fax Number: 12.Draw Number above: Fill in the details below to your claims agent for verification.For security reasons, we advice all winners to keep this information confidential from the public until your claim is processed and your prize released to you.This is part of our security protocol to avoid double claiming and unwarranted taking advantage of this programme by non-participant or unofficial personnel.Congratulations, once more from the entire Management and Staff of BRITISH INTERNATIONAL LOTTERY Cooperation to all our lucky winners.Thank you for being part of this promotional lottery program.Yours Sincerely,Tracy Kelly (co-ordinator).BREACH OF CONFIDENTIALITY ON THE PART OF THE WINNERS WILL RESULT TO DISQUALIFICATION.THANKS.MANAGEMENT, MICROSOFT LOTTERY INC. No virus found in this incoming message. Checked by AVG - http://www.avg.com Version: 8.0.138 / Virus Database: 270.6.6/1627 - Release Date: 8/22/2008 6:48 AM