A Scam Email with the Subject "MICROSOFT AWARD PROMOTION LOTTERY 2007" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 10 Aug 2007 17:05:40 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was Mrs Kate Watters <Microsoft@slingshot.co.nz>, although it may have been spoofed.
Microsoft Award Team 20 Craven Park, Harlesden London NW10 United Kingdom Ref: BTD/968/05 Batch: 409978E Dear Sir/Madam, WINNING NOTIFICATION The prestigious Micrsoft and Aol has set out and sucessfully organised a Sweepstakes marking the end of year anniversary we rolled out over $250,000 (two hundred and fifty thousand dollars) for our end of year Anniversary Draws. Participants for the draws were randomly selected and drawn from a wide range of web hosts which we enjoy their patronage. The selection was made through a computer draw system attaching personalised email addresses to ticket numbers. Bill Gates is sharing his fortune. If you ignore this, you will regret it later. Microsoft and AOL are now the largest Internet companies and in an effort to make sure that Internet Explorer remains the most widely used program, Microsoft and AOL are running an e-mail data test. Your email address as indicated was drawn and attached to ticket number 008795727498 with serial numbers BTD/9080648302/06 and drew the lucky numbers 14-21-25-39-40-47(20) which subsequently won you $100,000.00 (one Hundred Thousand Dollars) already issued in a cheque as one of the 10 jackpot winners in this draw. You have therefore won the entire winning sum of $100,000.00 (one Hundred Thousand Dollars). The draws registered as Draw number one was conducted in Brockley, London United Kingdom . These Draws are commemorative and as such special. Please note that your lucky winning number falls within our Africa booklet representative in west Africa indicated in your play coupon, In view of this, your US$100,000.00 (Hundred Thousand United States Dollars) cheque would be released to you by our fiduciary agent in West Africa Our Fiduciary agent will immediately commence the process to facilitate the release of your cheque as soon as you contact him. Make contact with your designated agent who shall by duty guide you through the process to facilitate the release of your winning cheque.To file for your claim Please Contact your fiduciary agent Barr Bright Luke Microsoft Promotion Award Team Email: firstname.lastname@example.org You are advised to contact your fiduciary agent with the following details to avoid unnecessary delays and complications with your Name (in Full), Country, Ticket Number, Batch Number, Serial Number and Lucky Numbers as indicated in this winning Notification. Thank you for being part of this promotional award program. Our special thanks and gratitude to Bill Gates and his associates.We wish you the best of luck as you spend your good fortune.Thank you for being part of our commemorative end of year Anniversary Draws.Happy end of year celebration. PLEASE NOTE! Any claim not made before seven (10) working days from date of notification will indicate that the winner has voluntarily forfeited his/her winnings,also Sincerely, Mrs Kate Watters Microsoft Promotion Team