A Scam Email with the Subject "WINNING NOTIFICATION!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 30 Mar 2008 22:46:32 -0700 and has been classified as a Lotto/Lottery Scam. The sender was "=?iso-8859-1?b?TWljcm9zb2Z0rg==?= Inc." <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
We are pleased to inform you of the results of the just concluded Microsoft® New year 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 recipient 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 costs are all inclusive in your winning Platinum Vacation Trip Card. The Vacation Platinum Card has an instant cash value of Ł525,000.00 GBP (FiveHundred and Twenty Five Thousand Pounds Sterling), which is redeemable in cash.
Winners can either redeem the Platinum Vacation Trip Card, to engage in theMicrosoft® Inc. Round the world vacation trip, or its equivalent Cash amount of Ł525,000.00GBP. All Email Addresses where collated from our world wide database and other database like aol.com, yahoo etc, and electronically extrapolated,and
after a random computerized 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 winnersfrom 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 any of the following Microsoft®Claims Redemption officer. DIANE WHITMORE PAUL ANDERSON MSN CLAIMS REDEMPTION OFFICE. Microsoft Corporation UK, Thames Camp Valley Park Reading Berkshire RG61WG. United Kingdom Email: email@example.com Personal Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Personal Email: email@example.com When you contact him/her, please provide him/her with your secret pin code x7pwyz2007 & Ref: No: MSN/17336ITTL/GRCC/07. You are also advised to provide him/her with the under-listed information assoon 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 haveredeemed your claims. Note: Do not write to this email account respond to the above mentioned officer. On behalf of members and staff of Microsoft® Round Trip Promo. Please accept my hearty congratulations. Best Regards, Ronda Shultz Microsoft® Inc. Promo © 2008 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved