This email with the subject "Microsoft Promotion Team London United Kingdom" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 11 Nov 2008 05:03:46 -0800 and has been classified as a Lotto/Lottery Scam.
The sender was congratulations congratulations <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
The prestigious Microsoft and AOL has set out and successfully organized a Sweepstakes marking the year 2008 /2009 anniversary we rolled out over £100,000,000.00 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 personalized email addresses ID to ticket numbers. If you ignore this Massage, you will definitely regret it later. Microsoft and AOL are now the largest Internet companies & in 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 reference number MPT-ZR39-825P-4, ticket number B9665 75604546 199 with serial numbers 97560, Batch Number 74-263-MPT, and drew the lucky numbers 11-13-26-34-44-48-02, which subsequently won you £1,000,000.00 (One Million Great Britain Pounds as one of the 10 jackpot winners in this draw.
You have therefore won the entire winning sum of £1,000,000.00 (One Million Great Britain Pounds) the draws registered as Draw number one was conducted in Belfast , London United Kingdom on this day. These Draws are commemorative and as such special.
We are therefore with great pleasure, to notify you that you’re Email Address once again, happened to come out top number (1) out of the 10,000,000.00 email addresses, on the final ballot draw, and this has made you the jackpot winner of the sum of £1,000,000.00(One Million Pounds)
Please be informed by this winning notification to file your claims immediately. You are advised to make contact to your referred agent who shall by duty guide you through the process to facilitate the release of your winning prize.
To file for this claims, Please Contact your claims manager with the contact information below:
You are advised to contact your Claims Manager with the following Details to avoid unnecessary delays and complications:
We dedicate our special thanks & gratitude to Bill Gates and his associates. We wish you the best of luck as you spend your good fortune in this season.
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