Scam Emails Archive : Lotto/Lottery


From: "=?iso-8859-1?b?TWljcm9zb2Z0rg==?= Inc." <>

This 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." <>, 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 £525,000.00 GBP (Five
Hundred and Twenty Five Thousand Pounds Sterling), which is redeemable in cash.

Winners can either redeem the Platinum Vacation Trip Card, to engage in the
Microsoft® Inc. Round the world vacation trip, or its equivalent Cash amount of £525,000.00GBP. All Email Addresses where collated from our world wide database and other database like, 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 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 any of the following Microsoft®Claims
Redemption officer.


Microsoft Corporation UK,
Thames Camp Valley Park Reading Berkshire RG61WG. United Kingdom
Personal Email:
Personal Email:

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