This email with the subject "from betty hanson at" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 30 Jul 2006 12:08:51 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "scfarm" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
AWARD DEPARTMENT MICROSOFT MEGA JACKPOT
LOTTERY , UNITED KINGDOM .
89 New Fetter Lane London , EC4A 1AG U.K
SIR. JIM KLOSE
PHONE NUMBER: +447024073953
REFERENCE NUMBER: MSW/56B-672GH/L
BATCH NUMBER: 4583JL/WIN
SERIAL NUMBER: SSN/MSLTT/009883
MICROSOFT MEGA JACKPOT LOTTERY PROMOTIONS, EMAIL AWARD PROMO: UNITED KINGDOM
Finally today, we announce the winners of the MICROSOFT MEGA JACKPOT LOTTO WINNINGS PROGRAMS held on 17th July 2006. Your company or your personal e-mail address, attached to winning number 23-76-06-54-42-08, with Serial Number: SSN/MSLTT/009883, consequently won in the Tenth lottery category.
You are therefore been approved for lump sums pay out of GBP 1,500,000.00 POUNDS ($2,763,678 USD) in cash Credited to file REF NO: MSW/56B-672GH/L and winning number 23-76-06-54-42-08, this is from total prize money of GBP 37,500, 000.00 POUNDS, shared among the Twenty five (25) international winners in this category.
All participants were selected through our Microsoft computer ballot system drawn form 42,000 Names, 6,000 names from each continent, as part of International "E-MAIL" Promotions Program, for our prominent MS WORD user all over the world, and for the Continuous use of E-mail. Your fund (certified cheque) has been insured with your REF NO: MSW/0277-6355/GH/L and winning number 23-76-06-54-42-08. To claim your winning prize, you must first contact the claims department by email for Processing and remittance of your prize money to you. The claims processor is:
Name: Mr.Elliot Davis
PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU ARE TO SEND THE BELOW INFORMATIONS REQUIRED TO CLAIM YOUR WINNING PRIZE:
1. Full Name:...........................................................
Upon receipt of the duly requested data, I will send you the contact information of the payment office so you can proceed with effecting the release of your claim in anyway you deem fit, submit back immediately
(1) BANK SWIFT WIRE TRANSFER
(2) COME TO OUR OFFSHORE PAYMENT CENTER IN SPAIN
(3) BY TRUSTED COURIER FIRM,
Mrs. Maurrine Diane H.
NOTE: Do not reply this mail. You are to contact your claims officer immediately by email. Or call the Promotion Director SIR. JIM KLOSE on PHONE #:+447024073953 to confirm your winnings.