This email with the subject "FROM MICROSOFT!!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 07 Feb 2010 06:08:28 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "MICROSOFT LOTTO PROMO 2010"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Cash Winner, Your e-mail address was selected and confirmed by our co-sponsor Microsoft International, through their latest internet software. You have therefore been approved by MICROSOFT® CORPORATION UK the sum of Ј1.5 Million Pounds (One Million, Five Hundred Thousand Pounds). These funds are in cash, credited to a valid cashier's check, with a winning Reg. No. MCIMJ: 36925/0751, BATCH NUMBER: 2009MJL-01 and REF. NUMBER: MSW-L/200-26937. Be informed that your prize has been insured and ready for pay out to you. You are to contact your assigned claims officer below with your required information's: Name: Mr.Steve Kumbe Claims Verification Department. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Telephone: +44-703-593-1936 Do email the above Claims Administrator, at once with this Claims Requirements: 1. Full Name: 2. Address: 3. Nationality: 4. Age: 5. Occupation: 6. Tel 7. State of Origin: 8. Sex: 9. Winning Email Address: Mode of Prize Remittance: (1) Courier Delivery Of your Certified Winning Cheque and other Winning Documents safely to you. Yours sincerely, Dr. Long Timothy Head Of Customer Care Service. Copyright © 2010 Microsoft® Inc. UK.