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What Is This?This Email with the Subject "Congratulations: You have won" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 30 Jan 2010 21:13:18 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam Email. The sender shows as "MICROSOFT EMAIL PROMOTION" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although that address was probably spoofed. We recommend that you do not attempt to contact any persons or organizations referenced in this email, as you may expose yourself to scammers and, at the very least, you will be added to their email address lists for spam purposes.