A Scam Email with the Subject "WINNER NO: 17" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 30 Sep 2007 21:22:51 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "MICROSOFT CORPORATION WORLD LOTTERY" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM THE DESK OF E-MAIL PROMOTIONS MANAGER INTERNATIONAL PROMOTIONS/PRIZE AWARD DEPARTMENT, MICROSOFT CORPORATION WORLD LOTTERY UNITED KINGDOM. Reference No:MSW-L/327015002/06 BATCH NO: 2006JULY#414 WINNER NO: 17 ELECTRONIC MAIL AWARD WINNING NOTIFICATION AWARD PRESENTATION CENTER: UNITED KINGDOM Dear Winner, The Board of Directors of Microsoft Worldwide Co-operation Management announces to you as 1 of our 30 lucky winners of this Year's draw held on 25th of September 2007. All 30 winning Email Addresses were randomly selected from a batch of 786,000 international emails world-wide. And your email address emerged alongside with 29 others as the Third category winner.Consequently you have therefore been approved for a total pay out of US$1,000,000:00 (One million united states dollars)only. The following particulars are attached to your lottery payment order. (i) Ref:MSW-L/327015002/06 (ii) Batch number:2006 July#414 (iii)Ticked number:214-056-278 (iv) Serial number:s/n-01025 (v) Lucky numbers: 724-595-62-07-45 (vi) Security code MSW/JUN/SS06 Please note that, you are to contact MR. ROBERT ANDERSON, Foreign Service Manager,London United Kingdom, email@example.com Endeavour to email this following to Foreign Service Manager that will file out your claims immediately. PAYMENT PROCESSING FORM: 1. NAME IN FULL: 2. ADDRESS: 3. NATIONALITY: 4. AGE: 5. SEX 6. OCCUPATION: 7. PHONE/FAX: 8. COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE: 9. CURRENT EMAIL ADDRESS: =============================================================== 1.All claims are nullified after 20 working days from today. 2.Your Ref number must be in all your emails with the Foreign Service Manager. 3.Do inform the Foreign Service Manager of any change of names or addresses. 4.Please do not reply to this email. Contact Foreign Service Manager. =============================================================== MICROSOFT CORPORATION WORLD LOTTERY is registered with The Gaming Board of the United Kingdom under Schedule 1A to the Lotteries and Amusements Act 1976,as amended (LOT 150/1837/2). Congratulations once again. SINCERELY, Mrs.Grace Thomas (PROMOTIONS MANAGER).