A Scam Email with the Subject "MOTTO: FIGHTING POVERTY ROUND THE WORLD!!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 04 Apr 2009 11:20:44 -0400 and has been classified as a Lotto/Lottery Scam. The sender was MICROSOFT AWARD <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
MOTTO: FIGHTING POVERTY ROUND THE WORLD!!!
Microsoft-AOL Lottery Award Promotions
20 Craven Park , Harlesden London
NW10 United Kingdom
Congratulations! Congratulations! Congratulations!!!
The prestigious Microsoft and AOL Lottery has set out and successfully organized a Sweepstakes marking the January 2009 celebrations. We rolled out over US$41, 849,564 for the January 2009 celebrations 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 c computer draw system attaching personalized-mail addresses to ticket numbers. If you ignore this, you will regret it later. Microsoft and AOL Lottery are now the largest Intern et companies and in an effort to make sure that Internet Explorer remains the most widely used program; Microsoft and AOL Lottery are running an e-mail beta.
Your email address as indicated was drawn and attached to ticket number 0087957274 9 8 with serial numbers BTD/90 80648302/08 and drew the lucky numbers&nb s p; 12 -18-25-28-43-49 bonus (10) which subsequently won you US$950,000.00 (Nine Hundred and Fifty Thousand United States Dollars) as one of the 10 jackpot winners in this draw. You have therefore won the entire winning sum of US$950 ,000.00 ( Nine Hundred and Fifty Thousand United States Dollars) the draws registered as Draw number one was conducted in Brockley, London United Kingdom on the 12th of Januray 2009 These Draws are commemorative and as such special.
Please be informed by this winning notification, to file your claims. You are to make contact with your de signated agent who shall by duty guide you through the process to facilitate the release of your prize. To file for your claim Pl ease Contact your delivery agency in the contact information below:
Delivery agency contact information:
Name of claim agency firm: Microsoft Award Client Services
60 Great Ormond Street , Johannesburg , South Africa .
Contact Person: Mr. Van Joseph
Tel: + 27 78 566 5557
You are advised to contact your fiduciary agent with the following details to avoid unnecessary delays and complications:
1) Full name:
3) Ti cket Numbers:
4) Batch Numbers:
5) Serial Number:
6) Lucky Numbers: (as indicated in this winning Notification)
7) Telephone / Fax numbers:
8) Amount won:
13) Country of resident:
Our special thanks and gratitude to Bill Gates and his associates. We wish you the best of luck as you spend your good fortune in this season.
Note: You have Seven days from the date of this publication to claim your prize or you may forfeit your winnings. In compliance with the sponsoring bodies', you are to make a remittance of a part of your winning fund, not lower than 10-percent, after receiving your allocation to a charity organization of your choice in your country.
Thank you for being part of our commemorative January 2009 Draws.
Mrs. Bryan McDonald