This email with the subject "ELECTRONIC MAIL WINNING NOTIFICATION" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 19 Mar 2009 09:10:57 -0400 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Microsoft Promotion Team" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Microsoft Award Team 20 Craven Park, Harlesden London NW10,United Kingdom Ref: BTD/968/09 Batch: 409978E. Dear Internet User, ELECTRONIC MAIL WINNING NOTIFICATION The prestigious Microsoft and AOL has set out and successfully organised a Sweepstakes marking the Annual anniversary we rolled out over 500.000.00 (Five Hundred Thousand Great Britain Pounds) for our annual 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.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 080775787555 with serial numbers BTD/0257903122/07 and drew the lucky numbers 04-06-09-90-09-22(07) which subsequently won you 500.000.00 (Five Hundred Thousand Great Britain Pounds) as one of the jackpot winners in this draw. You have therefore won the entire winning sum of 500.000.00 (Five Hundred Thousand Great Britain Pounds)The draws registered as Draw number one was conducted in Brockley, London United Kingdom on the 18th March 2009. These Draws are commemorative and as such special. Please be informed by this winning notification to Contact your fiduciary agent Mr.Taylor Smith, with the information listed below. Mr.Taylor Smith Microsoft Promotion Award Team Head Winning Claims Dept. Phone: +44 7045785875 E-mail: email@example.com E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Ref Num: Batch Number: Ticket Number : Serial Numbers: Lucky Numbers: Amount Wont: 1. Full Names: 2. Home Address: 3. Age: 4. Sex: 5. Marital Status: 6. Occupation: 7. Phone numbers: 8. Country: 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. Sincerely, Dr.Curley McDonald Head Customer Care Service Microsoft Promotion Team