This email with the subject "From: Dutch Microsoft" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 11 Jul 2007 20:16:28 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was Dutch Microsoft <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Mrs. Kate de Jong Lottery co-ordinator Dutch Microsoft Amsterdam, The Netherlands REFERENCE #:67/80/IPD BATCH #:NL-541-623-732 S.C.F #:NL-212-455-122 Dear Winner, Congratulations! With utmost joy, we are pleased to inform you of the result of the Dutch-Microsoft promotional draws held on the 5th July 2007 which drew a cash prize of $1,000,000.00. Your e-mail address attached to Ticket/Code number 0087411652337 with claim/reference number 085093785/07 drew these lucky numbers 007-49746-041-764-64-2091, which consequently won in the 1st category. You have been approved to receive a cash prize of $1,000,000.00 (One million USD). Be advised that due to incessant mix up in cash prize transfer to previous winners, we advise that you keep your winning information confidential until your claim has been processed and released to you. This security measure is crucial; its a measure put in place to avoid double claims, transfer and unwarranted abuse of this program by other participants. METHOD OF SELECTING WINNERS: participants were selected anonymously through a private ballot system (computer ballot) from over 35,000 companies and 70,000 individual e-mail addresses all over the world. At the final draw your e-mail address emerged as the winner of our last jackpot.This is promotional program takes place bi-annually as a means of promoting our rapidly growing computer software company and also to rewardsome individuals and corporations who have devoted their time and resources surfing the world wide web (www) with their email addresses.And it is promoted and sponsored by Microsft Inc.,Winning.com and the telecom giant O2.Hence this sweepstake also serve as promotion for theservices offerred by all sponsors aforementioned. Remember, all winnings must be claimed not later than 7 working days from today.After the expiration of that time frame, if your funds are unclaimed, it will be refunded to us and included in our next draws. Lastly, in order to avoid unnecessary delays/complications with the transfer of your funds to you, please always remember to quote your Code number in all correspondence with our paying agent.Furthermore,should there be any change of your present address, please notify us immediately so we can make the appropriate adjustment. Congratulations from the management and staff of Dutch-Microsoft, Winning.com & O2----------------------------------------------------------------------------- do kindly, immediately, contact our approved Paying Agent in The Netherlands for your payment advice.Send them following e-mail: I .................................. with e-mail address:................ contact address:.................... Ticket and code number:............. the winner of the Dutch-Microsoft, Winning.com & O2 lottery promotion cash prize of $1,000,000.00. Kindly advise me with details of the process of the transfer of my cash prize within the next 7-working days. Contact details of our Paying Agent: OSDORP FINANCE E-mail: email@example.com Tel:+31 64 287 3032 Fax:+31 84 714 2412 Fax:+31 84 738 5726 Amsterdam, The Netherlands.