This email with the subject "Congratulations!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 25 Sep 2009 03:47:59 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Microsoft Award Team" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Microsoft Award Team 20 Craven Park, Harlesden London NW10, United Kingdom. Batch number: 12/25/0340 Ref number: MSN-L/200-26937 Winning number: GQ-88790-D Attention: Lottery Winner, This is to inform you that you have won a prize money of NINE HUNDRED AND FIFTY THOUSAND POUND (£950,000.00) for the New Edition 2009 Lottery promotion which is organized by YAHOO LOTTERY INC & WINDOWS LIVE in conjunction with a few other internet providers. YAHOO & MICROSOFT WINDOWS, collects all the email addresses of the people that are active online, among the millions that subscribed to Yahoo and Hotmail we only select five people every Month as our winners through electronic balloting System without the winner applying, we congratulate you for being one of the people selected. TO RECEIVE AND CLAIM YOUR PAYMENT OF PRIZE You are therefore advised to send the following information to the claims agent(Mr. Andre Bach) to facilitate the remittance of your winning prize to you at once. 1. Full name............ 2. Country.............. 3. Contact Address........ 4. Telephone Number....... 5. Marital Status......... 6. Occupation............. 7. Company.............. 8. Age.................... Msn Lottery Prize must be claimed not later than 15 days from date of Draw Notification after the Draw date in which Prize has won. Any prize not claimed within this period will be forfeited. Congratulations!! once again. Please contact Mr. Bach for all necessary proceeds in receiving your prize. Mr. Andre Bach. (VERIFICATION DEPARTMENT MANAGER) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org LOTTERY VERIFICATION DEPARTMENT MANAGER __________ Information from ESET Mail Security, version of virus signature database 3552 (20081024) __________ The message was checked by ESET Mail Security. http://www.eset.com part000.txt - is OK