This email with the subject "FW: Winning/Ticket number..........PL7866" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 08 Jan 2010 23:10:38 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was Peter Cursi <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
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Microsoft Award Notification
This is to inform you that you have won a prize money of Five Hundred Thousand Great British Pounds (500.000.00 GBP) from the New Edition 2009 Lottery promotion which is organized by "Yahoo Mail (UK), AT&T powered by Yahoo (USA), Windows Live and Microsoft Windows (UK), Your email addresses was electronically selected from all active online emails address, among the millions that subscribed, we only selected five people this Month as our winners via our electronic balloting System without you 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 prized before the date of Claim, Winners Shall be paid in accordance with his/her Settlement Centre and Prize must be claimed not later than 15 days from date of Draw in which Prize was won. Any prize not claimed within this period will be forfeited and never get to you.
These are your identification numbers:
Winning/Ticket number..........PL7866 .
cash prize of £500,000.00 GBP
To begin your claim please contact our licensed and accredited agent assigned to you
Mr. Terry Mark
VERIFICATION DEPARTMENT MANAGER)
Tel: +44 702 402 7936
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 transferred of your funds to your designated bank account.
8.Country of Residence:
Microsoft Lottery Prize must be claimed not later than 15 days, starting from the day you received the notification. Any prize not claimed within this period will be forfeited.
Please note: This e-mail was sent from a notification-only address that cannot accept incoming e-mail. Please do not reply to this message except the verification manager Mr.Terry Mark, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Yours in service.
Microsoft Award Team