This email with the subject "FINAL NOTICE !!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 03 Nov 2007 05:12:08 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was Microsoft?Inc Promo <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Lucky Winner, We are pleased to inform you of the results of the just concluded Microsoft?quarterly Promotions which drew your email address as one of the lucky winners of this quarter's Platinum Vacation Trip Card. Being one of the lucky winners of the Microsoft?Bonanza, you are therefore a recepient of the Platinum Vacation Trip Card which affords you the opportunity to tour round five major cities in Europe, America and Asia as a special vacation plan, arranged by Microsoft?Inc., your accommodation and feeding cost are all inclusive in your winning Platinum Vacation Trip Card. The Vacation Platinum Card has an instant cash value of ?25,000.00 GBP(Five Hundred and Twenty Five Thousand Pounds Sterling), which is redeemable in cash. Winners can either redeem the Platinum Vactaion Trip Card, to engage in the Microsoft?Inc. Round the world vacation trip, or its equivalent Cash amount of ?25,000.00GBP. All Email Address where collated from our world wide data base and other database like aol.com, yahoo etc, and electronically extrapolated, and after a random computarised ballot selection by our secure MICROSOFT? ORACLE DATA BASE raffle system, five MSN?Hotmail?email addresses emerged as the 2nd category lucky winners of this quarter MSN? Hotmail? Promo and 2 lucky winners from non MSN?Hotmail?email addresses in which your email address was randomly selected as one of the lucky winners. To redeem your claims please contact the Microsoft?Claims Redemption officer. PAUL ANDERSON MSN CLAIMS REDEMPTION OFFICE. Microsoft Corporation, One Microsoft Way, Redmond, WA 98052-6399. EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org When you contact him, please provide him with your secret pin code x7pwyz2007 & Ref: No.MSN/34236ITTL/GRCC/07. You are also advised to provide him with the under-listed information as soon as possible: 1. Name in full 2. Address 3. Nationality 4. Age 5. Occupation 6. Phone/Fax Please endeavour to quote your Secret Pin Code & Reference number in all correspondence with the claims redemption officer and you are also strictly advised to keep your winning particulars from the public, until you have redeemed your claims. On behalf of members and staff of Microsoft?Round Trip Promo. Please accept my hearty congratulations. Best Regards, Aministrator Microsoft?Inc.Promo ?2007 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.