A Scam Email with the Subject "Congratulations: You Have Won!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 12 Feb 2010 10:54:17 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Microsoft Promotions Department" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
The MICROSOFT EMAIL PROMO TEAM is glad to announce that after a successful completion of the PROMO DRAWS held on the 10th February 2010,your e-mail address,attached to winning numbers:(11) (80) (12)(96) (09) (43) won in the Tenth lottery category. You have therefore been approved to claim a total sum of Ł250,000,00 Pounds Sterling in cash credited to REF NO:MICRO-L/2009-END10. All participants were selected through our Microsoft computer ballot system drawn from 167,000 Names,as part of our International "E-MAIL" Promotion Program for our prominent MS-WORD users all over the world and for the continuous use of the internet. You are advised to contact the claims processor with the details below via his e-mail address : NAME: Ivan Nickerson EMAIL: email@example.com PLEASE NOTE YOU ARE TO SEND THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION TO CLAIM YOUR PRIZE: 1.Full Name:... 2.Address:... 3.Phone:... 4.Country:... 5.Sex/Gender:... YOURS SINCERELY, HILDA CREIGHTON.