This email with the subject "HAPPY NEW YEAR(CONTACT YOUR CLAIMS AGENT MR KEN GATE IMMEDIATELY)Tell:+44 704 571 5657" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 25 Feb 2008 09:05:45 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "MICROSOFT CORPORATION" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Microsoft Award Team 20 Craven Park, Harlesden London NW10,United Kingdom. Ref: BTD/968/06 Batch: 409978E Dear Lucky winner, MICROSOFT CORPORATION NEW YEAR PROMOTION The prestigious Microsoft and AOL has set out and successfully organised a Sweepstakes marking our new 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 refference and batch number. Microsoft and AOL are now the largest Internet companies and in an effort to make sure that Internet Explorer remains the most widely used program, Microsoft and AOL are running an e-mail beta test. Your email address has won you 1,000,000.00GBP (One million Great British Pounds).To claim your prize please contact your fiduciary agent Mr Ken Gate with your Batch:409978E and Ref: BTD/968/06 immediately.The draws registered as Draw number one was conducted in Brockley,london United Kingdom.Email draw held 22nd of february,2008. Mr.ken Gate Microsoft Promotion Award Team Head Winning Claims Dept. Email:firstname.lastname@example.org Tell:+44 704 571 5657 Our special thanks and gratitude to Bill Gates and his associates. We wish you the best of luck. Sincerely, Dr.Olivia Holland Head Customer care Service __________________________________________________________________________________________________ Get your own domain name registered with USA based webhosting in very cheap prices. Call 111-GEMNET(436638) for more info. Sent via Gem ::[WebMail]:: at http://webmail.gem.net.pk/