This email with the subject "Congratulations" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 05 Feb 2008 04:40:02 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Mr. Raymond gate"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Motto: fighting poverty round the world
from: the desk of the e-mail promotions manager international promotions/prize award department, Microsoft corporation word lottery Madrid, Spain (espana).61-70 called burgoos, # 11 Madrid Spain 28911.
Contact paymaster officer at
Mrs. Beatrix Santos
Reference no: msw-l/301-28134g batch no: 2008 January #50fh Winner no: 08
Electronic mail award winning notification
Award presentation center: Madrid, Spain
Microsoft cooperation management worldwide are pleased to inform you that you are a winner of our annual m-s world lottery (swill) conducted in Madrid being the host of the event for this present year mega jackpot lottery winning programs held on 11th January, 2008. Your personal identity (name) email address or company e-mail was attached with serial number s/n-00168.your e-mail address drew the lucky numbers 824-13-831-69-10-58 and consequently won in the first lottery category. You have therefore been approved for lump sums of$ 850,000 (eight hundred and fifty thousand United States dollars) payable in cash credited to file ref no: msw-l/300-28134g. This is from total prize money of $10,000,000 used, shared among the twenty (20) lucky international winners in first and second category. all participants were selected from worldwide websites especially yahoo mail through our Microsoft computer ballot system drawn amongst over 1 billion users from Canada, Asia, Australi
All prize money must be claimed as soon as possible. All funds not claimed on or before the fixed date will be returned as unclaimed and donated to charity organization in Africa. Warning: do not reply any other mails like this on net, as they are a lot of scam artist out there pretending to be us. Congratulations, once more from the entire management and staff of Microsoft cooperation to all our lucky winners this year. Thank you for being part of this promotional lottery program. Our special thanks and gratitude
to bill gate of Microsoft and all his associates for alleviating poverty round the world. Sincerely.
Breach of confidentiality on the part of the winners.
Mr. Raymond gate (for co-coordinator)
Breach of confidentiality on the part of the winners will result to disqualification.
Thanks: management, msw lottery inc. past winners round the world with full of excitement
Lottery sponsors: chief sponsors:
Microsoft corporation UK,
Microsoft corporation Africa,
Microsoft corporation Usa,
Microsoft corporation Asia.