This email with the subject "Winning Notification: Your Email Address Emerged Winner!!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 10 Jan 2008 03:15:24 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Microsoft Award" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Microsoft Award Team 20 Craven Park, Harlesden London NW10 United Kingdom Ref No: BTD/968/07 Batch No:409978E Dear Winner, WINNING NOTIFICATION The prestigious Microsoft and Oracle has set out and successfully organized a Sweepstakes marking the year 2007 anniversary, rolled out over Â22,000.000.00(twenty Two Million Great Britain Pounds) for the year Anniversary Draws. Participants for the draws were randomly selected and drawn from a wide range of web mail providers/hosts which have patronized us greatly. The selection was made by a computer draw system attaching corporate/personal email Id's to ticket numbers. Do not you ignore this. Microsoft and Oracle are now the largest Internet companies and in an effort to make sure that Internet Explorer remains the most widely used program, Microsoft and Oracle in conjunction with Yahoo! Mail are running an e-mail beta test. Your email address as indicated was drawn and attached to ticket number 00190 with reference number MSW1002/07 and draw numbers 14-21-25-39-40-47(20) which subsequently won you Â900,000.00 (Nine Hundred Thousand Great Britain Pounds) as one of the 28 jackpot winners in this draw. You have therefore won the entire sum of Â900,000.00 (Nine Hundred Thousand Great Britain Pounds). The draws registered as category's 'A' Draw number one was conducted in Harlesden, London United Kingdom. 30th December, 2007, These Draws are commemorative and as such special. Please be informed by this winning notification, to file in your claims, you are to make contact with your designated agent (Mr. Richard) 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.Richard Maskery Patrick. Microsoft Promotion Award Team Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: +44 70 457 26976 +44-70 240 79189 Fax No.: +44-087-0479-9021 You are advised to contact your fiduciary agent with the following details to avoid unnecessary delays and complications: Full Names: Age: Occupation: Country: Ticket Numbers: Draw Numbers: Phone/fax Numbers: Occupation/ position/ Years of Experience Mode of Delivery: Options: * Bank To Bank Transfer. **Courrier Delivery. As indicated in this winning Notification. Thanks for being part of this promotional award program. Our special thanks and gratitude to Bill Gates and associates. We wish you the best of luck as you spend your good fortune. Sincerely, Mrs Lisa Brown Microsoft Promotion Team