This email with the subject "Microsoft Award Lottery Results" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 10 May 2008 09:30:04 -0400 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was Microsot Award Lottery <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Microsoft Award Team Winning Verification
20 Craven Park, Harlesden
The prestigious Microsoft and AOL has set out and successfully organized a Sweepstakes marking the yearly anniversary we rolled out over £2,550.000.00 (Two million Five Hundred Fifty Thousand Great Britain Pounds) for our yearly 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 to ticket numbers. Bill Gates is sharing his fortune. If you ignore this, you will regret it later. 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 tes
Your email address as indicated was drawn and attached to ticket number 008795727498 with serial numbers BTD/9080648302/06 and drew the lucky numbers 14-21-25-39-40-47(20) which subsequently won you £2.550,000.00 (Two Million and Five Hundred Fifty Thousand Great Britain Pounds) already issued in a cheque as one of the 10 jackpot winners in this draw. You have therefore won the entire winning sum of £2.550, 000.00 (Two Million and Five Hundred Fifty Thousand Great Britain Pounds). The draws registered as Draw number one was conducted in Brooklet, London United Kingdom on the 10th May 2008. These Draws are commemorative and as such special.
Please be informed by this winning notification, to claim your winning prize, you are to make contact with your designated agent who shall by duty guide you through the process to facilitate the release of your winning prize. To file for your claim Please Contact your fiduciary agent
Name: Mr. Paul Anderson
You are advised to contact your fiduciary agent with the following details to avoid unnecessary delays and complications with your Name (in Full), Country, Ticket Number, Batch Number, Serial Number and Lucky Numbers as indicated in this winning Notification.
Thank you for being part of this promotional award program.
Our special thanks
and gratitude to Bill Gates and his associates.
We wish you the
best of luck as you spend your good fortune. Thank you for being part of our commemorative yearly Anniversary Draws.
Dr. Bryan McDonald
Microsoft Corporation Promotion Team