This email with the subject "RESPOND URGENTLY" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 24 Apr 2006 10:43:22 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "MICROSOFT CORPORATION SPAIN." <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM THE E-MAIL PROMOTIONS MANAGER, PROMOTIONS/PRIZE AWARD DEPARTMENT MICROSOFT WORD CORPORATION, SPAIN Calle San Maria 12, Madrid 28840 Spain. ENTRY NO: MSW-L/200-26937 APPROVAL NO: 2005MJL-01 ELECTRONIC MAIL AWARD INFORMATION ATTENTION: PRIZE WINNER We are pleased to inform you of the announcement today of the winners of the MICROSOFT WORD E-MAIL MEGAJACKPOT PROGRAMS held on 18th of April, 2006.Your Company or your personal e-mail address attached to Primo number 20-01- 2005-02MSW, with Catch number S/N-00168 drew the Quick numbers 887-13- 865-37-10-83, and consequently won in the first category.You have therefore been approved for a Bonded pay out of FOUR HUNDRED AND FIFTY- FIVE THOUSAND EUROS(EURO455,000.00)in cash credited to file NO: MSW- L/200-26937 This is from total prize money of Ten Million Euros shared among international winners in this category. All participants were selected through our Microsoft computer ballot system drawn form 21,000 names, 3,000 names from each continent, as part of our International "E- MAIL" Promotions Program, which is conducted once in every four years for our prominent MS WORD users all over the world,and for the continued use of E-mail. We are sorry to let you know that our site is still under construction, as we are updating our site and our windows 2006. Your fund has been deposited in an escrow account with our affiliate Bank here in Spain, and insured with your Entry NO: MSW-L/200- 26937 and your E-mail address. Please note that, you are to contact us via email as we are promoting the use of E-mail, You have the right to call the bank, as we will provide you with the necessary details on how to claim your Prize. You are to keep your Entry number and Approval number from the public, until you have been processed and your money remitted to your account. We hope with your prize, you will be happy to promote the use of E-mail and the use of MS WORD. To claim your winning prize, you must first contact your claims agent, Frontline Security Company S.A by email for processing and remittance of your prize money to you. Below is their Contact: Contact Person:James Paco EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org They are to help you in claiming your due prize. Remember, all prize money must be claimed not later than the 5th of May, 2006. All funds not claimed on or before the fixed date will be penalized accordingly. NOTE: In order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications, please remember to quote your Entry and Approval numbers in all correspondences with your claims officer.Any winner below the age of 18years is automatically disqualified. Faithfully, Mrs. Teresa Lopez. For MS WORD CORPORATION,SPAIN.