This email with the subject "MICROSOFT WINNING NOTIFICATION." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 20 Aug 2011 12:19:20 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "MICROSOFT WINNING NOTIFICATION."<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
PO Box 2020 61-63 Microsoft Annex, Bloomsbury London United Kingdom WC1B 4AR.United Kingdom. FOREIGN SERVICES MANAGER PAYMENT AND ORDER RELEASE DEPARTMENT ======================== Serial Number: 00168 TICKET NO: 56475600545 Draw No(#471) Batch: 24/00319/IPD ======================== ATTN: WINNER, I am Mr Roy Baker your claims officer, I wish to Congratulate you, you are a lucky person to have won sum of 500,000.00 Great British Pounds Sterling. This is a promotional draw which officially launches in the new MICROSOFT Computer Ballot System . payouts to all winners are guaranteed and will be transferred in record time. NOTE: YOUR E MAIL ADDRESS DREW THE LUCKY TICKET NUMBERS 824-13-831-37-10-68 AND CONSEQUENTLY WON IN THE THIRD LOTTERY CATEGORY. YOU ARE THEREFORE BEEN APPROVED FOR LUMP SUMS OF # 500,000 GBP (FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND POUNDS). A TOTAL SUM OF 2,000,000.00(TWO MILLION POUNDS WAS DONATED FOR EMAIL USERS, WHICH MEANS IT HAS APPEARED THAT YOU ARE ONE OF THE WINNER, FROM THE 4 (FOUR) WINNERS ON THIS YEAR AWARD. ALL PARTICIPANTS WERE SELECTED FROM WORLD WIDE WEBSITES (WWW)ESPECIALLY YAHOO MAIL THROUGH OUR MICROSOFT COMPUTER BALLOT SYSTEM DRAWN AMONGST OVER 1 BILLION USERS FROM CANADA, ASIA, AUSTRALIA, UNITED STATE, EUROPE, MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA.THIS INTERNATIONAL "E-MAIL" PROMOTIONS PROGRAM WAS CONDUCTED ON 1ST OF APRIL FOR OUR PROMINENT M-S USERS ALL OVER THE WORLD.THIS IS AIMED AT ENCOURAGING THE USE OF INTERNET AND COMPUTERS WORLDWIDE. This correspondence officially confirms that we are in receipt of instructions relating to the payment of your lottery winnings. Please complete the form below with correct information and email back to us with a return email . Looking forward to your swift response. THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION'S SHOULD BE SUPPLIED COMPREHENSIVELY BY THE BENEFICIARY OF THE STATED FUND, FOR VERIFICATION BEFORE TRANSFER. 1.FULL NAMES OF BENEFICIARY: 2.RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS: 3.DATE AND PLACE OF BIRTH: 4.PHONE/FAX/MOBILE NUMBERS: 5.NAME AND ADDRESS OF NEXT OF KIN: 6.SEX: 7.OCCUPATION: 8.MARITAL STATUS: 9.NATIONALITY: 10.TICKET NUMBER : 11. AMOUNT WON: DECLARATION: I...............HEREBY DECLARE THAT THE ABOVE DATA ARE TRUE. IN CASE OF ANY UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCE,MY NEXT OF KIN HAS THE RIGHT TO CLAIM MY TOTAL WINNINGS.(SUPER STANDARD AGENT) SHALL ACT AS MY AGENT IN FACILITATING THE TRANSFER OF THE TOTAL FUND TO ME. DATE-------- Yours Faithfully, Mr. Roy Baker ============================================================================================== N:B: You are advised to keep your winning strictly confidential until your winning is processed and received by you. This is to avoid double claiming which could lead to disqualification. ============================================================================================== This email and its attachments are confidential and intended for the exclusive use of the addressee(s).This email and its attachments may also be privileged or protected by legal rules. If you have received this by mistake please let us know by reply immediately and/or destroy the email and its attachments without reading, copying or forwarding the contents.