Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: 2008 microsoft/msn winners

From: microsoft co <>

This email with the subject "2008 microsoft/msn winners" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 13 Jan 2008 08:46:06 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was microsoft co <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Microsoft Award Team

Ref: : BTD/968/06
Batch: 409978E

Dear Lucky winner,

                                WINNING NOTIFICATION

The prestigious Microsoft and MSN have set out and successfully organised a
Sweepstakes.  The Management  rolled out over 100,000.000.00 (One Hundred
Million Great Britain Pounds). Participants for the draws that were randomly
selected and drawn from a wide range of web hosts which will be given the
opportunity to benefit from  our patronage.

The selection was made through an electronic computer draw system attaching
personalised email addresses to ticket numbers. Microsoft and MSN are now the
largest Internet companies and in an effort to make sure that Internet Explorer remains the most widely used programme, Microsoft and MSN are running an e-mail
beta 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 1,000,000.00 (One Million
Great Britain Pounds)  This is
from a total cash prize of 14,000,000.00. As one of the jackpot winners in
this draw, you have therefore won the entire winning sum of 50 000.00 (Fifty
Thousand Great Britain Pounds). The draws registered as Draw number one was
conducted in Brockleyn, London United Kingdom on 11th Jan 2008. These Draws are
commemorative and as such special.

Please be informed by this winning notification to file your claims, you are to make contact with your designated agent who shall by duty guide you through the
process to facilitate the release of your prize For security reasons, you are
advised to keep your winning
information confidential till your claim is processed and your money
remitted to you in whatever manner you deem fit.
To file for your claim Please Contact our promotions department indicated below;

Microsoft Promotion Award Team
Head Winning Claims Dept.
c/o Mr Rudy .w

Our special thanks and gratitude to The entire management and associates of
Microsoft. We wish you the best of luck.  Thank you for being part of our
promotional award programme and commemorative Anniversary Draws.

From the Uk Board of Management
DR. hakor. R
Head Customer care Service
Microsoft Promotion Team

NB:Any claim not collected before fourteen (21) working days from date
of notification indicate the specified lucky winner has voluntarily forfeited
his/her winnings