A Scam Email with the Subject "OFFICIAL NOTIFICATION" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 07 Nov 2007 16:45:27 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was MICROSOFT/AOL AWARD TEAM <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
MICROSOFT/AOL AWARD TEAM 20 Craven Park, Harlesden London NW10, United Kingdom. Ref: BTD/968/07 Batch: 409978E. Dear Lucky Winner, OFFICIAL PRIZE AWARDED BY MICROSOFT/AOL COMPANY UK. The prestigious Microsoft and AOL has set out and successfully organised a Sweepstakes marking the end of year anniversary we rolled out over 100,000.000.00 (One Hundred Million Great Britain Pounds) for our new year Anniversary Draws. Participants for the draws were randomly selected and drawn from a wide range of web hosts which we enjoy their patronage. The selection was made through a computer draw system attaching personalised email addresses to ticket numbers. Your email address as indicated was drawn and attached to ticket number 008795727498 with serial numbers BTD/9080648302/06 and drew the lucky numbers 11 48 26 34 44 26 34 which subsequently won you Â500,000.00(Five Hundred Thousand Great Britain Pounds)as one of the jackpot winners. in this draw. You have therefore won the entire winning sum of Â500,000.00(Five Hundred Thousand Great Britain Pounds). The draws registered as Draw number one was conducted in Brockley, London United Kingdom on this Month Of November, 2007. These Draws are commemorative and as such special. To make claims to your won amount, you are to contact your claims officer using the details below and fill in the CLAIMS REQUIREMENTS FORM which will be used for the processing of you winnings. Mr.Jean Buckley Microsoft Promotion Award Team Head Winning Claims Dept. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel+44 7045700935. VERIFICATION AND CLEARANCE FORM 1. FULL NAMES: 2.RESIDENT ADDRESS: 3.SEX: 4.MARITAL STATUS : 5.E-MAIL ADDRESS: 6.MOBILE: 8.AGE: 10. OCCUPATION: 11.AMOUNT WON: 12. NATIONALITY: 13. TICKET NUMBER AND SERIAL NUMBERS. INDICATE PREFERRED MODE OF PRIZE COLLECTION: (A) CHEQUE.......... (B) TELEGRAPHIC TRANSFER(ONLINE TRANSFER)................ DATE.................................... You are advised to contact your claims officer with the email address to avoid unnecessary delays and complications: email@example.com Our special thanks and gratitude to Bill Gates and his associates. We wish you the best of luck.Thank you for being part of our promotional award program and commemorative Anniversary Draws. Sincerely, Dr.Olivia Holland Head Customercare Service Microsoft Promotion Team. __________________________________________________