This email with the subject "WINNER NO: 5" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 30 Nov 2010 18:56:40 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "MicroSoft Corporation®"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
MICROSOFT CORPORATION WORLDWIDE AWARD PROGRAM 2010 - CONGRATULATION FOR YOUR SUCCESSFUL SELECTION!!! MOTTO: FIGHTING POVERTY ROUND THE WORLD: FROM THE DESK OF THE E-MAIL PROMOTIONS MANAGER, INTERNATIONAL PROMOTIONS / PRIZE AWARD DEPARTMENT, AND AWARD PRESENTATION CENTER, UNITED KINGDOM , MICROSOFT CORPORATION WORD LOTTERY, UNITED KINGDOM 61-70 Southampton Row, Bloomsbury London United Kingdom WC1B 4AR REFERENCE NO: MSW-L/200-26937 BATCH NO: 2010SEPT#22 SECURITY CODE NO: MSW/NOV/XX06 WINNER NO: 5 ELECTRONIC MAIL AWARD WINNING NOTIFICATION. Microsoft Corporation Management Worldwide are pleased to inform you of the result of our ANNUAL MS-WORD LOTTO LOTTERY held on 17th October, 2010. Your E-mail / Your Company E-mail / Name attach to Ticket Number :ESPL/89877676 with Serial Number: S/N-00168, Batch Number: 2010 SEPT#22, Reference Number: MSW-L/200-26937 and drew lucky Numbers 3-5-9-17-22-32 which consequently won in the 1st category, you have therefore been approved for a lump sum pay out of US$1,000.000,00 (One Million United States Dollar Only, ).Which has been insured in a Financial House. Due to mix up of some numbers and names, we ask that you keep your winning information confidential until your claims has been processed and your money remitted to your account. This is part of our security protocol to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program by some participants. All participants were selected through a computer ballot system drawn from over 40,000 companies and 20,000,000 individuals email addresses and names from all over the world. This promotional program takes place every year. This lottery was promoted and sponsored by Microsoft Corporation Management Worldwide as to encourage the use of Internet. We hope with part of your winning,you will take part in our next year US$40,000,000,00 (Forty Million United States Dollars) international lottery. To file for your claim, please contact our European Processing Agent in Africa. Your agent contact person information is stated below:- SR. ANTONIO PEREZ 11 Ring Road,Accra-Ghana Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: +233 547161204 Note: Please note in order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications, please remember to quote your Security Code Number / Reference number / Batch number in all correspondence to your agent, Sr. Antonio Perez via E-mail: email@example.com Furthermore, should there be any change of address do inform your agent as soon as possible. Congratulations once more from our members of staff and thank you for being part of our promotional program. Mrs.Christiana Whisky Secretary.