This email with the subject "†No Subject†" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 02 Jun 2009 06:57:15 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was Anderson Murry <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Sir/ Madam,
We the MICROSOFT COOPERATION MANAGEMENT WORLDWIDE are pleased to inform you of the today’s winners of our annual MS-WORD LOTTO LOTTERY conducted in UNITED KINGDOM BEING THE HOST OF THE EVENT FOR THIS PRESENT YEAR MEGA JACKPOT LOTTO WINNING PROGRAMS HELD ON 2ND OF JUNE,2009.
Your& Personal E-mail address or Company email is attached to WINNER NO: 5 MARCH-2009-MSW, with serial number S/N-00168 drew the lucky numbers 887-13-865-37-10-83, and consequently won in the first lottery category. You have therefore been approved for lump sums of £1,000,000.00GBP (One Million, Pounds Sterling ) in cash Credited to file REF NO:MSW-L/200-26937 this is from total prize money of GBP 20,000,000.00 POUNDS, shared among the Twenty-(20) lucky international winners in first and second category.
A ll participants were selected from Worldwide Websites=2 0especially yahoo mail through our Microsoft computer ballot system drawn from 21,000 Names, 3,000 names from each continent Asia, Australia, United state, Europe, Middle East, Africa 20and Oceania , as part of International "E-MAIL" Promotions Program, Which is conducted annually for our prominent MS -WORD users all over the world, and to encourage the use of Internet and Computers worldwide.
Your fund (certified cheque) has been insured with your REF NO: MSW-L/200-26937 and will be ready for delivery. It will be delivered to you by one of our Paymaster Staff in charge of United Kingdom zone DR.GEORGE HUNT. Your E-mail address should be used in all correspondence with your claims officer, please Note that, you are to contact your claims officer via email and phone as we are promoting the use of E-mail. Also you have the right to call him to confirm your winnings and affidavit clearance certificate payment that is all, as he will provide you with the necessary details on how to claim your prize.
You are to keep your Ref. number and batch number from the public, until you have been processed and your prize money delivered to you. This is part of our security protocol to avoid double claiming and the act of scamming people of their ref number and prizes. We hope with a part of your prize, you will participate in our next year High stakes of US$0.3billion International Lottery. To claim your winning prize, you must first contact our United Kingdom claims department by email for Processing and remittance of your prize money to you.
THE PAYMASTER OFFICER CONTACT EMAIL IS:
Regional Microsoft Paymaster
Remember, all prize money must be claimed not later than Two Weeks after Notification. All funds not Claimed on or before the fixed date will be returned as Unclaimed and donated to charity organization in Compassionate center in United Kingdom.
Note: In order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications, please remember to quote your reference and batch numbers in all correspondences with your claims officer. Do not reply any other mails like this on net, as they are a lot of scam artist out there pretending to be us. You may see mails like this do not reply. Do contact your claims officer DR.GEORGE HUNT. At once you will be asked to provide some details to enable the office proceed with your winning certificate and file keeping.
Congratulations, once more from the entire Management and Staff of Microsoft Cooperation to all our lucky winners this year. Thank you for being part of this promotional lottery program. Our special thanks and gratitude to Bill Gate of Microsoft and all his Associates for alleviating poverty round the World.