This email with the subject "OFFICIAL WINNING NOTIFICATION." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 13 Oct 2008 16:13:33 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Microsoft Corporation" <Microsoft.Corporation@winners.es>, although it may have been spoofed.
Microsoft Corporations: Customer Service Your Reference No: ESP-L/L-2810 Your Batch No: 2008/101/MIC OFFICIAL WINNING NOTIFICATION. We are pleased to inform you of the release of the long awaited results of Sweepstakes promotion organized by Microsoft, in conjunction with the foundation for the promotion of software products, (F.P.S.) held October 9th 2008, in Spain. Where in your email address emerged as one of the online Winning emails in the 2nd category and therefore attracted a cash award of (€475,000.00) FOUR HUNDRED and SEVENTY FIVE THOUSAND EUROS. To begin your claim, do file for the release of your winning by contacting our Foreign Transfer Manager: Mr. Celino Ramses Tel:+34 65 2677 942 Fax:+34 65 2677 942 Email:email@example.com The Microsoft Internet E-mail lottery Awards is sponsored by former CEO/Chairman, Bill Gates and a consortium of software promotion companies. The Intel Group, Toshiba, Dell Computers and other International Companies. The Microsoft internet E-mail draw is held periodically and is organized to encourage the use of the Internet and promote computer literacy worldwide. Congratulations!! Sincerely, Mrs. Maria Alanjedro Promotions Manager.