This email with the subject "†No Subject†" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 20 Oct 2010 09:59:38 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "MICROSOFT AWARD DEPT." <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
WINDOWS LIVE & YAHOO AWARDS CENTER.
From The Desk of the Promotions Manager
International Promotions/Yahoo Award Center
124 Stockport Road, Long sight,
Manchester M60 2DB - United Kingdom
Your email address have just won a YAHOO & WINDOWS LIVE prize money of (TWO MILLION, FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND BRITISH POUNDS STERLINGS) (GBP£2, 500, 000.00) for the Year 2010
The selection process was carried out through random selection in our computerized email selection machine (TOPAZ) from a database of over 250,000 email addresses drawn from all the continents of the world and your winning category falls within our African category so you are to claim your money through our African claim agent
This Lottery is approved by the South African/British Gaming Board and also Licensed by the International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR).This lottery is the 3rd of its kind and we intend to sensitize the public.
Payment of Prize and Claim
Winners are to be paid in accordance with his/her Settlement Center. This Prize Award must be claimed in not later than 30 days from date of draw notification after which unclaimed prizes are cancelled.
WINNER NO: 3
these are your identification numbers:
Ticket Number: 7PWYZ2006
Ballot Number: BT: 12052006/20
WINNING CATEGORY: AFRICA
These numbers fall within UK & South African file. Thus, you are requested to contact our fiduciary agent in Johannesburg of South Africa and send your winning identification numbers to him:
Kindly send the following information to your claim agent to facilitate the release of your fund.
1, FULL NAME:
4, COUNTRY OF ORIGIN:
5, MARITAL STATUS:
8, TEL; FAX:
CONTACT INFORMATION OF OUR AGENT IN SOUTH AFRICA.
Overseas Claims/Exchange Online Payment Unit
Contact Person: Name: Mr. Greg Siyabonga
Once your agent acknowledges receipt of this required detail, transfer would commence.
Congratulations!! Once Again.
Yours in service,
NOTE: You are hereby advised not to disclose the content of this Prize Award until your money have been remitted to you to avoid disqualification that will arise from dual claim.
[Signed By: Dr. A. W. George]
Lottery Board Director
Head Office U.K