This email with the subject "You Have Won 500,000.00 GBP!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 29 Aug 2008 04:27:03 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was Ms Word Lottery 2008 <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Congratulations!! *You Have Won 500,000.00 GBP* Dear Esteemed Winner, We are pleased to inform you of the result of the Microsoft Word International Promotions Program .Your e-mail address attached to Winning number 01-05 AUG-2008-02MSW, serial S/N-00168, drew the lucky numbers 887-13-865-37-10-83 which consequently won in the 1st category, you have therefore been approved for a lump sum pay out of 500,000.00 GBP This is from total prize money of GBP2,500,000.00 POUNDS shared among the five international winners in this category. To claim your prize kindly submit the completed form to your verification unit by email: VERIFICATION FORM BELOW: *Name of Winner: *Address: *City/State: *Nationality: *Sex: *Email Address: *Phone no: *Occupation: *Age: *Amount won:. The claims officer contact email is: Name: Mrs Vanessa White Scott E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Yours Truly, Mrs. Dolly Michaels Co-ordinator(Online Promo Programme)