This email with the subject "OFFICIAL EMAIL ALERT!!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 03 Sep 2007 20:50:24 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was email@example.com, although it may have been spoofed.
MICROSOFT MEGA JACKPOT LOTTERY UNITED KINGDOM. LONDON. MICROSOFT HOUSE, LONDON. Director: MR. donald newton REF NO: M154S/WL07. MICRO (LOTTERY) CHIP NO: 8465207 ELECTRONIC MAIL AWARD PROMOTION. MICROSOFT MEGA JACKPOT LOTTERY UNITED KINGDOM. Today, we announce the 10th lucky winners of the MICROSOFT MEGA JACKPOT LOTTO WINNINGS PROGRAMS held on 4TH OF September,2007. Your company or your personal e-mail address, attached to the Chip Number: 8465207,won in the sixth lottery category 2007. Your email address has brought you an unexpected luck, please read through this message. You are therefore been approved for lump sums pay out of £5,500,000.00, FIVE MILLION, FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND POUNDS. Equivalent to, ($10,064,000 USD), Ten Million, sixty four thousand US Dollars. In cash Credited to file REF NO: M154S/WL07. And MICRO (LOTTERY) CHIP NO: 8465207, you are the sixth lucky winner of the total winners of 10. You all won £5.5, million Pounds each. All the 10 participants were selected through our Microsoft computer ballot system (MCBS) drawn from each continent, as part of International \\\"E-MAIL\\\" Promotions Program, to promote the use of ELECTRONIC MAILS (E-MAILS) all over the World, and to promote the use of Microsoft Office. Your funds (certified Cashiers cheque) have been insured with the FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION, LONDON, With your REF NO: M154S/WL07. To claim your winning prize (£5.5, million pounds), you must first, contact the claims department by email for Processing and remittance of your prize money to you. The claims processor is: Name : Mr. DAVID BEN E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org Phone #: +447011137259 Do email the above email address, at once with all the claims requirements. In order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications. NOTE: Do not reply this mail. You are to contact your claims processor immediately by email. Be aware and be informed, that there will be upfront charges, either for transfer of funds to your account or either by transportation (courier) you will be asked to pay for the delivery charges or transfer charges. You will also be given information?s on how to claim your prize; you will be given the contacts to the offices in charge of the necessary certificate if necessary. Have it in mind that this is not a Scam; we want you to understand that there will be upfront charges for the delivery or for the transfer of your funds. ----------------------------------------------------------------------- Choose your mode of Transfer by indicating (x) (Bank Transfer or Courier Delivery) 1. Bank Transfer........ 2. Courier Delivery............... Congratulations once again and wish to here from you through claims processor.