This email with the subject "WINNER N O:17" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 17 Dec 2007 20:03:04 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "MICROSOFT AWARD PROMOTION TEAM" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
-- Microsoft Award Team 20 Craven Park, Harlesden London NW10 United Kingdom Ref:MSW-L/327015002/06 Batch Number:2007 July#414 Dear Winner, WINNING NOTIFICATION The Board of Directors of Microsoft Worldwide Co-operation Management announces to you as 1 of our 30lucky winners of this Year's draw held on 12th of December 2007. All 30 winning Email Addresses were randomly selected from a batch of 786,000 international emails world-wide. And your email address emerged alongside with 29 others as the Third category winner.Consequently you have therefore been approved for a total pay out of US$1,000,000:00 (One Million United States Dollars)only. The following particulars are attached to your lottery payment order. (i) Ref:MSW-L/327015002/06 (ii) Batch Number:2006 July#414 (iii)Ticked Number:214-056-278 (iv) Serial Number:s/n-01025 (v) Lucky Numbers: 724-595-62-07-45 (vi) Security Code MSW/JUN/SS06 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. To file for your claim Please Contact your fiduciary agent. Mr.Robert Anderson Microsoft Promotion Award Team Email: email@example.com You are advised to contact your fiduciary agent with the following details to avoid unnecessary delays and complications: PAYMENT PROCESSING FORM: 1. Full Names: 2. Postal Address: 3. Nationality: 4. Age: 5. Sex: 6. Occupation: 7. Phone/Fax: 8. Country Of Residence: 9. Current Email Address: ======================================================================== 1.All claims are nullified after 20 working days from today. 2.Your Ref number must be in all your emails with the Foreign Service Manager. 3.Do inform the Foreign Service Manager of any change of names oraddresses. 4.Please do not reply to this email. Contact Foreign Service Manager. ======================================================================== MICROSOFT CORPORATION WORLD LOTTERY is registered with The Gaming Board of the United Kingdom under Schedule 1A to the Lotteries and Amusements Act 1976,as amended (LOT 150/1837/2). 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. Sincerely, Mrs.Grace Thomas Microsoft Promotion Team Copyright © 1991-2007.