A Scam Email with the Subject "Microsoft Award Winning Notification" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 07 Aug 2008 10:08:18 -0700 and has been classified as a Lotto/Lottery Scam. The sender was "Microsoft Award Winning Notification"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM MICROSOFT AWARD TEAM MICROSOFT
Address 20 Park,Harlesden London NW15 United Kingdom
Ticket number ====== Micro/Aol/ 79-55-279-18
Serial number ====== Micro/Aol/ 96-14-06-08
Ref number ====== Micro/Aol/ 78-74-40-08
Batch number ====== Micro/Aol/ 56-87-54-98
Lucky number ====== 885-32-48-40(111)
Winning code number: (19000)
We write to inform you that Microsoft and aol has set out and sucessfully organised a Sweepstakes marking the year 2008 anniversary we rolled out over GBP Ј6,750 000 00 for our end of year Anniversary Draws. Participants for the draws were randomly selected and drawn from a wide range of web hosts which we enjoy their patronage.
The selection was made through a computer draw system attaching personalised email addresses to ticket numbers. If you ignore this, you will regret it later. Microsoft and AOL are now the largest Internet companies and in an effort to make sure that Internet Explorer remains the most widely used program, Microsoft and AOL are running an e-mail beta test.
Your email address as indicated was drawn and attached to Ticket number======Micro/Aol/ 79-55-279-18 with Serial number ======Micro/Aol/ 96-14-06-08 and drew the Lucky number ======885-32-48-40(111) which subsequently won you Ј1,350,000.00(One MillionThree Hundred and Fifty Thousand Great Britain Pounds)) as one of the 4 jackpot winners in this draw. You have therefore won the entire winning sum of Ј1,350,000.00(One MillionThree Hundred and Fifty Thousand Great Britain Pounds) The draws registered as Draw number one was conducted in Brockley, London United Kingdom on the 5th of May 2008.These Draws are commemorative and as such special.
You have therefore been approved for a lump sum pay out of Ј1,350,000.00 (One MillionThree Hundred and Fifty Thousand Great Britain Pounds) in cash, which is the winning payout for Second category winners. This is from the total prize money of (GBP Ј6,750 000 00) shared among the Five Winners in the Second category.
Your winnings should be claimed from our paying COURIER FIRM: FRONTIERS DELIVERY SERVICES .As we have notified them. Due to the mix-up that may arise from emails of winners and numbers we ask that you keep this award strictly from public notice until your claim has been processed and your money remitted to you. This is part of our security protocol to avoid double claiming or unscrupulous acts by participants of this program.
We hope with a part of your prize, you will participate in our end of year(2008)high stakes(ЈGBP)GBP Ј6,750 000 00 ). To begin your claim, please contact immediately, our paying agent who also will be you claims agent:
Call: Mr JOHN GEE.
MANAGER FRONTIERS DELIVERY SERVICE
OFFICE ADDRESS:20 Park,Harlesden London NW15 United Kingdom
Contact Person: Call Mr John Gee.
For due processing and remittance of your prize money, remember you must contact your claim manager not later than two weeks. Otherwise all funds will be returned as unclaimed. And, should there be any change in your email address,do inform your claims manager as soon as possible.
NOTE: In order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications, please remember to quote your ref:number and batch number in every of your correspondences with your claims agent.
Also to begin your Claims send to your claims agent the following information by email or fax.
Country Of Residence:..........
Once again we say congratulation and thanks for being part of our Promotions program.
Microsoft Online Promotions.
Online Co-coordinator for Microsoft Award Team
N.B.This is a computer-generated message. Please do not reply to this mail since we will be unable to answer. Contact your Claims Manager by Email, or Phone immediately. Anybody below the age of 18 is automatically disqualified