This email with the subject "Re:" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 19 Nov 2012 02:03:09 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Microsoft Award Team."<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Microsoft Award Team
20 Craven Park, Harlesden
The prestigious Microsoft has set out and successfully organized a Sweepstakes marking 2012 anniversary we rolled out over 550.000.00 (Five Hundred & Fifty Thousand Great Britain Pounds) for our 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 personalized email addresses to ticket numbers. If you ignore this, you will regret it later. Microsoft is one of the largest Internet companies and in an effort to make sure that Internet Explorer remains the most widely used program, Microsoft is running an e-mail beta test.
Your email address as indicated was drawn and attached to ticket number 05806755 with serial numbers 344/7572/12 and drew the lucky, numbers 64-65-24-05-40(35) which subsequently won you 550,000.00 (Five Hundred & Fifty Thousand Great British Pounds) as one of the 10 jackpot winners in this draw. You have therefore won the entire winning sum of 550,000.00 (Five Hundred & Fifty Thousand Great British Pounds).
The draws registered as Draw number one was conducted in Brockley, London United Kingdom September 2012. 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 your fiduciary agent (Mrs. Jessica Owen) through the information below.
Mrs. Jessica Owen.
Microsoft Windows Promotion
MICROSOFT SECURITY DEPARTMENT (UK).
You are advised to contact your fiduciary agent with the following details to avoid unnecessary delays and complications: Your Name (in Full), Country (include your full residential address), Tel Number: Mobile Number: Age, Ticket Numbers, Batch Number, Serial Number, Lucky Numbers as indicated in this winning Notification and Phone numbers. You have to specify the mode of receiving your funds, either by Bank Telegraphic Transfer or Courier Delivery of your winning funds. Thank you for being part of this promotional award program.
Our special thanks and gratitude to Mr. Steve Ballmer, Bill Gates and their associates. We wish you the best of luck as you spend your good fortune. Thank you for being part of our commemorative year Anniversary Draws.
Dr. Steve Jordan
Microsoft Promotion Team.
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