A Scam Email with the Subject "YOU ARE AMONG OUR 2007 PROMOTIONAL WINNERS." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 05 Feb 2007 03:18:14 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "MSN PROMO CENTER" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
WINNING NOTIFICATION DEPT
MSN-AWARD LOTTERY PROGRAMM
United Kindom ,61-70
Bloomsbury London WINNER NO 4
United Kingdom WC 1B 4AR.
5th 0f Febuary 2007
Ref: MS-475061723 Batch: 744RT/MSN/UK
We the MSN MICROSOFT MANAGEMENT WORLDWIDE are pleased to inform you today been the 5th of Febuary 2007. that you are among one of the lucky winners of our annual MSN/MICROSOFT PROMOTION AWARD PROGRAMM conducted in UNITED KINGDOM on the 5th of Febuary 2007.
Your E-mail address is attached to WINNER NO4, with serial number:7741137002 and drew the lucky numbers :6-9-11-33-36-49-29 , Batch No: 744RT/MSN/UK which consequently won in the 3rd lottery category. You have therefore been approved for lump sums pay of £ 850,000.00 pounds ( Eight hundred and fifty thousand pounds) in cash ,Credited to file REF NO:MS_475061723 .
This is from the total prize money of 80,000,000.00 Pounds which is to be shared among the forty international winners in categories C .
All participants in this program were selected randomly through our MSN/MICROSOFT Computer Ballot System, drawn from 85.000.000 internet users from all search engines.Your e-mail address was picked by the automated MSN/MICROSOFT Computer Ballot System, which has been programed for this random selection.
This has eventually qualified you for the Winning.This promotional program takes place annually, and is promoted and sponsored by MSN/MICROSOFT Companies ,with the support of British/European corporate companies and organizations to encourage the use of Internet and computers worldwide .
In view of this, your prize 850,000.00 Pounds would be released to you by Our Prize Payment Officer (Mr. Mark Strachan). He will immediately commence the process ,to facilitate the release of your lucky won prize as soon as you contact him for the claim of your lucky prize.
You are to keep your ref. number and batch number from the public, until you have received your cash prize . This is part of our security protocol to avoid double claiming and the act of scamming /hacking people of their ref number and prizes.
You are advised to contact our Prize Processing Officer by means of email or phone to the below contact info within the hour of reading this winning notification.
Mr. Mark Strachan
Office Of The Prize Payment Authority
Prize Processing Officer
MSN-Award Lottery Promotion.
Tel: +44703 190 7596
When you contact him for payment(Mark Strachan) furninsh him with the following details for the issue of your WINNING CERTIFICATE:
(1)Full Name(2) Country (3)Date Of Birth(4) Occupation (5) Home/Moblie Phone (5) Your International passport or driving licence identity to aviod impersonation.
Note that all prize money must be claimed not later than one month of notification . All funds not Claimed on or before the fixed date will be returned as Unclaimed Prize and donated to The Charity and please be aware that our Paying Authority will Effect Payment Swiftly upon satisfactory Report,Verifications and validation provided by our prize processing officer.
NOTE: In order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications, please remember to quote your reference and batch numbers in all correspondences with our payment officer.
Congratulations, once more from the entire Management and Staffs of MSN/MICROSOFT COMPANY to all our lucky winners of this year.
Chairman of board of directors
Dr.Mrs Hilary Schneider
Prize Processing Officer