Scam Emails Archive : Generic


From: "Microsoft Promotion Team" <>

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" <>, 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,


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

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

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.

Dr.Curley McDonald
Head Customer Care Service
Microsoft Promotion Team