This email with the subject "YOUR GBP 1,900,000.00 MICROSOFT WINNING PRIZE!!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 13 Apr 2008 23:08:43 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "MICROSOFT PROMOTIONAL AWARD" <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, WINNING NOTIFICATION The prestigious Microsoft and AOL has set out and successfully organised a Sweepstakes marking the end of year anniversary we rolled out over 100,000.000.00 (One Hundred Million Great Britain Pounds) for our Monthly 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 ticket numbers.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 as indicated was drawn and attached to ticket number 008795727498 with serial numbers BTD/9080648302/06 and drew the lucky numbers 14-21-25-39-40-47(20) which subsequently won you 1,900,000.00 (One Million Nine Hundred Thousand Great Britain Pounds) as one of the jackpot winners in this draw. You have therefore won the entire winning sum of 1,900,000.00 (One Million Nine Hundred Thousand Great Britain Pounds). The draws registered as Draw number one was conducted in Brockley, London United Kingdom on the 14th of April 2008. These Draws are commemorative and as such special. Please be informed by this winning notification,to file your claims,you are to make contact with your designated agent who shall by duty guide you through the process to facilitate the release of your prize.To file for your claim Please Contact ; Dr.Henry williams Microsoft Promotion Award Team Email:email@example.com Our special thanks and gratitude to Bill Gates and his associates.We wish you the best of luck.Thank you for being part of our promotional award program and commemorative Anniversary Draws. Sincerely, Dr.Henry williams Head Customercare Service Microsoft Promotion Team NB:Any claim not made before seven (7) working days from date of notification indicate that the winner has voluntarily forfeited his/her winnings