This email with the subject "CONGRATULATION (CONTACT YOUR CLAIMS AGENT MR KEN GATEIMMEDIATELY)Tell:+44 704 571 5657" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 29 Mar 2008 08:10:08 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was MICROSOFT CORPORATION <firstname.lastname@example.org>, 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 £1,000.000.00 (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 25th of march,2008. Mr.ken Gate Microsoft Promotion Award Team Head Winning Claims Dept. Email:email@example.com 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