This email with the subject "Congratulations!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 07 Aug 2007 05:16:53 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was MasterCard/Microsoft Promo <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
MasterCard/Microsoft INTERNATIONAL MEGA JACKPOT Bradford City Centre Branch 7 hustlergate bradford, West Yorkshire MICROSOFT OFFICE, UNITED KINGDOM DIRECTOR; MR. ASHLEY STEVE.JR Attn:Winner Winning No:M/card/456/2007 Ticket No:Mcard/647/2007 Notification Date:07/8/2007 AMOUNT WON: £500,000.00 (Five Hundred Thousand Great Britain Pounds). This email address has brought you an unexpected luck,Your e-mail address was selected and confirmed by our co-sponsor Microsoft International, through their latest internet software. You are therefore been approved by MasterCard Int. /Microsoft UK the sum of £500,000.00 (FiveHundred Thousand Great Britain Pounds). CONTACT CLAIMS ADMINISTRATOR. NAME: Rivera Maquel Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone # : +44(0)703 184 4601 MasterCard/ Microsoft Promotion Department Do email the above Claims Administrator, at once with all the claims requirements below. To avoid unnecessary delay. They are needed to proceed. Claims Requirements: 1. Full Name:_______________________ 2. Address:__________________________ 3. Nationality:______________________ 4. Age:_______Date of Birth:__________ 5. Occupation:_______________________ 6. Phone:________Fax:________________ 7. State of Origin:_______Country:________ PROCEDURES / RIGHTS AND PRECAUTIONS. Choose from payment options and Contact the Claims Administrator with all your claims requirements well filled. (i).Transfer Winning funds through electronic wire transfer (Bank Tranfer) (ii).Delivery of Certified Check of £500,000.00 by a registered Courier Company. Secretary, Mrs.Mercy Hunt MasterCard/ Microsoft Mega Jackpot. Copyright 2007 Microsoft Inc. All rights reserved