This email with the subject "Payment Of Prize And Claims" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 23 Jul 2009 01:55:22 -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 Baley House, Har Road Sutton, Greater London SM1 4te United A Kingdom. Batch: 12/25/0340 Dear Winner This is to inform you that you have won a prize money of five hundred thousand pounds(Ј500,000) from New Year Edition 2009 Lottery promotion which is organized by YAHOO LOTTERY INC, WINDOWS LIVE & MICROSOFT, collects all the email addresses of 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. PAYMENT OF PRIZE AND CLAIM You are to contact your Claims Agent with immediate effect to facilitate the protocol of your winning prize before the date of Claim, Winners Shall be paid in accordance with his/her Settlement Center. 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. These are your identification numbers: Batch number...................12/25/0340 Reff number........................Ref:MSN-L/200-26937 Winning number....................YM09788 To begin your claim please contact our licensed and accredited agent assigned to you Mr. Terry Martins (VERIFICATION DEPARTMENT MANAGER) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: +44-703-194-1685 Tel: +44-702-401-2907 You are therefore advised to send the following information to the claims agent to facilitate them and in order for them to have access in proceeding with the transfer of your funds to your nominated bank account. 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. Yours in service, Mrs. Pamela James (Operation Manager)