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 <firstname.lastname@example.org>, 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 thelargest 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 wasconducted 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 Email: email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com 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