This email with the subject "Official Notification" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 20 Feb 2010 09:46:45 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was =?iso-8859-1?Q?Microsoft=AE_Corporation?= <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Microsoft® Corporation Consumer Services Centre. Little Petherick, nr Padstow, Corrnwall PL277QT England United Kingdom We are pleased to notify you that your Email address has been picked online in this first quarter's MICROSOFT CONSUMER AWARD (MCA) as a winner of Five Hundred Thousand Pounds Sterling "£500,000.00" in the international winners category. You may wish to establish contact with your claims agent via e-mail with the particulars presented below: Mrs Cynthia Moore Email: email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org BENEFICIARY VERIFICATION/FUNDS RELEASE FORM 1.FULL NAMES:___________ 2.ADDRESS:____________ 3.AGE_________ 4.SEX:_____________ 5.NATIONALITY:______________ 6.OCCUPATION:__________ 7.TELEPHONE NUMBER:_________ Do complete the form above in contacting Cynthia Moore Congratulations. Sincerely Management Microsoft Consumer Awards. © 2010 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.