A Scam Email with the Subject "CONGRATULATION YOU WON THE HOTMAIL MSW LOTTERY" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 03 Mar 2008 09:49:47 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was MICRO CORPORATION <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
61-70 Southampton Row, Bloomsbury,
NEWYORK, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA WC1B 4AR.
CONGRATULATION! CONGRATULATION!! CONGRATULATION!!!
The prestigious MICROSOFT and AOL has set out and successfully organised a Sweepstakes marking the year 2007 anniversary. Rolled out over $100,000.00 for our this year Anniversary Draws. Participants for the draws were randomly selected from the hotmail account users 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. MICROSOFT and AOL are now the largest Internet companies & in effort to make sure that Internet Explorer remains the most widely used program, MICROSOFT and AOL are running an e-mail beta test.
Your email address have therefore been approved to claim a total sum of ($100.000.00) One Hundred Thousand United States Dollars.This is from a total cash prize of Two Million Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars ($2.500,000.00) shared among the first 25 lucky winners in this category world-wide. Please note that your lucky winning number falls within our lottery booklet representative office in United States of America as indicated in the play coupon. The draws registered as Draw number one was conducted in New York, United States of America on the 20th of November,2007.
Please be informed by this winning notification to file your claims immediately.You are advised to make contact to your referred agent who shall by duty guide you through the process to facilitate the release of your winning prize.
For security reasons, you are advised to keep your winning information confidential till your claims are processed and your money remitted to you in whatever manner you deem fit to claim your prize.
This is part of our precautionary measure to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program by some unscrupulous elements.
To file for your claim, please contact your Claiming Agent immediately.
We dedicate our special thanks & gratitude to Bill Gates and his associates.We wish you the best of luck as you spend your good fortune in this season.
KINDLY CONTACT YOUR CLAIM AGENT DIRECTLY ON firstname.lastname@example.org FOR FURTHER DIRECTIVES.
Lilian A. Smith
Microsoft has obtained your contact details from public internet sources. We thought that you could be attracted to be part of this promotion with our company
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