This email with the subject "MICROSOFT WINNING NOTIFICATION(500,000 GBP)AWARDED!!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 17 Sep 2008 12:47:09 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was =?iso-8859-1?Q?MICROSOFT=A9_2008_AWARD_PROMOTIONS?= <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Microsoft® Award Team/Claims Office Award 20 Craven Park, Harlesden London NW10, United Kingdom. Ref No : BTD/976/06--Batch No: 401978G Tel:+44-703-592-2845 Fax:+44-870-471-6439 E-mail:email@example.com, Email Lucky Number: 14 21 25 40 40 47 21 Dear lucky winner, This is to inform you that your email has won a consulation prize of the Microsoft Corporation EMAIL DRAW held Today (16th September 2008).we rolled out over 100,000, 000.00 for our yearly Anniversary Draws.The selection was made through a computer draw system attaching personalized email addresses to ticket numbers. Your email address as indicated was drawn and attached to ticket numbers 008995727495 with serial numbers SBTD/9080648302/06 and drew the lucky numbers 14-21-25-40-40-47(21) which subsequently won you(500,000.00) (Five Hundred Thousand Great Britain Pounds)as one of the jackpot winners in this draw. However for your notification, your winnings is not in cash form but in Certified Bank Draft, this advice complies with the Anti-Fraud policy existing between Lottery companies and the British Government.The payment process involves you intimating us on the best choice for the release of your payment. *)Have your winning certified draft couriered by our affiliate Courier Services to you for personal deposit. *)Have your winning certified draft also couriered directly to your nominated Bank and be deposited in your account on your behalf. To proceed with your claims, you would be required to fill the Verification Form with information as requested below and File winnings To our claims agent: RICHRDSON DUKE,Email:firstname.lastname@example.org,Tel:+44-703-592-2845 OR Have the requested informations send via email details to me completely, and return upon prioty to answer all the requested informations which is a exceptionally winners choice. WINNER'S VERIFICATION FORM THIS SHOULD BE COMPLETED BY THE BENEFICIARY OF THE STATED FUND, FOR VERIFICATION BEFORE TRANSFER OF PAYMENT. Personal Information: 1.Fill Name:............ 2.Marital Status:....... 3.Occupation :.......... 4.Age:.................. 5.Sex:.................. 6.Nationality:.......... 7.Tel:.................. 8.Your Home Address..... 9.winning Information... 10.Lotto Batch Number..... 11.Lotto Reference Numbers:.. Payment Option(Indicate) : *Courier Delivery Cheque: *Coming Over to our office in UK/SPAIN(Physical Collection): Congratulations from member and staff of the Microsoft Award Promotion. Dr. William H. McCarroll Promo Cordinator. I.........................................Hereby Stated as the award beneficiary of the Microsoft Online Sweepstakes Has understand the laws and policy regarding the claims of my winnings, Therefore any falsification of personal informations filed on the form will lead to disqualification of the aforementioned winnings as a winner. Our special thanks and gratitude to Bill Gates and his associates.We wish you the best of luck.Thank you for being part of our promotional award program and commemorative Anniversary Draws.