This email with the subject "2010 Promo Winner" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 06 Jan 2010 16:11:52 -0800 and has been classified as a Lotto/Lottery Scam.
The sender was "MICROSOFT ONLINE PROMO." <INFO@MICROSOFT.CO.UK>, although it may have been spoofed.
MICROSOFT E-MAIL PROMOTION INC. COMPLEMENT OF THE SEASON. This is to inform you that £550,000 has been Awarded to your Email Address in the Microsoft Promotion Draws for the year 2010. Participants for the draws were randomly selected and drawn from a wide range of web hosts which we enjoy their patronage. CLAIMS DIRECTOR/MANAGER, MICROSOFT E-MAIL PROMOTION INC. MR SCOTT CARSON TELEPHONE: +44 7024079985 E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org CLAIMS REQUIREMENTS: (1) Full Name: (2) Complete Address: (3) Country: (4) Age:/Sex: (5) marital status: (6) Occupation: (7) Phone:/Fax: (8) Winning E-mail Address: HAPPY NEW YEAR. Regards, MICROSOFT E-MAIL PROMOTION INC TEAM. Phone: +447024079985