Scam Emails Archive : Lotto/Lottery

Subject: International Prize Award Department

From: "International Prize Award Department" <>

This email with the subject "International Prize Award Department" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 16 Sep 2008 17:04:59 -0700 and has been classified as a Lotto/Lottery Scam.

The sender was "International Prize Award Department" <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Attached Message
Microsoft Global Email Lottery  

International Prize Award Department 

Lon Nw10 England United Kingdom 

File Reef: Hl/8121/31/11 

Batch: Mc44/707/3  


Official Winning Notification: 


Attention Lucky winners 


It is obvious that this notification will come to you as a surprise but please find time to read it 
carefully as we congratulate you over your success in the following official publication of results 
of the E-mail electronic online Sweepstakes organized by Microsoft, in conjunction with the 
foundation for the promotion of software products, (F.P.S.) held on the 20th of March 2008,in 
United kingdom. 


Wherein your electronic email address emerged as one of the online 

Winning emails in the 1st category and therefore attracted a cash award of Dollars$3, 000,000.00 
(Three Million United States Dollars only) which your file falls in our South African Claim office 
in Johannesburg 


Our winners are arranged into four categories with different winning prizes accordingly in each 
category. They are arranged in this format below: 


Category a Category No of Winners of Winning Prizes. 

  1st.              2              USD$3,000,000.00 each 

  2nd.              8             USD$800,000.00 each 

  3rd.             13             USD$470,000.00 each 

  4th.             27             USD$170,000.00 each  


We write to officially notify you of this award and to advise you to contact the processing office 
immediately upon receipt of this message for more information concerning the verification, 
processing and eventual payment of the above prize to you. 


It is important to note that your award information was released with the following particulars 
attached to it. 

(1) Award numbers: NL 62/7811 

(2) Email ticket numbers: NL901/33/65 

(3) Batch numbers: Mc44/707/3 

(4) The file reference numbers: HL/8121/31/11 

{5} Serial Numbers: Mt/030/NL0981 


For verification purpose be sure to include: 

(1) Your mailing address. 

(2) Your Tel/Fax numbers. 

(3) Your Nationality/Country. 

{4} Your Full Names  


To file for your claim, Please contact your Validating Officer for Validation of your winning 
within nine working days of this winning notification. Winnings that are not validated within nine 
working days of winning notification are termed void and invalid. You are required to mention the 
above particulars 


of your award in every correspondence to enable the Agent in South Africa to validate your winning 



Foreign Transfer Manager 

Name Mr. Willson John  

Microsoft Security Department South Africa. 

TEL:+27 73 9444 373. 


The Microsoft Internet E-mail lottery Awards is sponsored by our 

CEO/Chairman, Bill Gates: and a consortium of software promotion companies. The Intel Group, 
Toshiba, Dell Computers and other International Companies. The Microsoft internet E-mail draw is 
held periodically and is organized to encourage the use of the Internet and promote computer 
literacy worldwide. 


Once again on behalf of all our staff, 




Yours faithfully, 


Mr. Van Fox. 

Microsoft Email   Lottery Promotion Co-coordinator