This email with the subject "CONFIRM YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 07 Nov 2009 05:34:27 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "NOTIFICATION" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
ATTENTION: XMAS WINNING NOTIFICATION 2009!!! We happily announce to you the draw (#471) of the MICROSOFT NATIONAL LOTTERY (Xmas Promo Online Program).Your e-mail address attached to an electronic ticket number: 56475600545 which was assigned to your e-mail address with Serial number 5368/02 drew the lucky numbers:01 25 26 27 39 49 (bonus no.), which subsequently won you the lottery in the 2nd category i.e match 5 plus bonus. You have therefore been approved to claim a total sum of Â250,000 (Two Hundred And Fifty Thousand Pounds Sterling) in cash credited to file KTU/9023118308/03. This is from a total cash prize of Â1,000,000 shared amongst the first four (4) lucky winners in this category i.e Match 5 plus bonus. All participants for the online version were selected randomly from World Wide Web sites through computer draw system and extracted from over 100,000 unions, associations, and corporate bodies that are listed online. This promotion tooks place on 31st Of October 2009. Please note that your lucky number falls within our European booklet representative office in Europe as indicated in your play coupon (5647560054). In view of this, your Â250,000 (Two Hundred And Fifty thousand pounds sterling) would be released to you by any of our payment offices in Europe. Our European agent will immediately commence the process to facilitate the release of your funds as soon as you contact him. For security reasons, you are advised to keep your information confidential till your claim is processed and your money remitted to you in whatever manner you deem fit to claim your prize. please you are advised to contact the agent with your lucky numbers, this is part of our precautionary measure to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program. Please be warned!!! To file for your claim, please contact our fiduciary agent and provide him with the information below: Name: Address: Marital Status : Occupation : Age: Sex: Nationality: Country of residence: Telephone number: Cell phone number: Fax number: Draw number above: Email address: Mr. Winston Webber Microsoft National Lottery Fiduciary Agent. Email Address: email@example.com CONGRATULATIONS FROM THE MEMBERS AND STAFF OF MICROSOFT NATIONAL LOTTERY. Yours faithfully, Mr. Carl Martini Online coordinator for MICROSOFT NATIONAL LOTTERY Sweepstakes International Program. MICROSOFT INFORMATION DEPARTMENT.