Fraud Using Microsoft's Name / scam using microsoft's name

United Kingdom Review updated:

Below is a copy of a scam E-mail I recieved--please delete it and do not respond to it.

Microsoft Consumer Awards
Building 3 Microsoft Campus
Thames Valley Park Reading,
Berkshire RG6 1WG
United Kingdom.

April 30th, 2010

Dear Beneficiary,

The board of directors and entire members of staff of the MICROSOFT CONSUMER
AWARDS wish to inform you of the result of the (Email Address Ballot) online
Sweepstakes International programme held at the British Headquarter.

Your email account has been picked as a winner of Five Hundred Thousand
Pounds Sterling (£500, 000.00) in cash credited to file UIA/[protected]/03.
Your email address attached to ticket number: 8VY57104 28 with Serial number
173/02 drew the lucky numbers [protected] .

Contact Agent: Mr. Terry Owen
Foreign Services Directorate/Operation Personnel
Emails: [protected]
Tel: +[protected]

Do provide the details below in contacting Mr. Owen

REF: NLU/[protected]/LY AND BATCH: 08/H3401/3UK

Fill the below:
1. Full Name:_____________________
2. Address:_____________________
3. Nationality:___________Sex:________
4. Age:________Date of Birth:___________
5. Occupation:_____________________
6. Cell Phone:___________Fax:___________
7. State of Origin:_________Country:_______

Ensure your response is sent to [protected] only


Nick Kiffin
Online Coordinator
Microsoft Consumer Awards.

© 2010 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.


No virus found in this incoming message.
Checked by AVG -
Version: 8.5.437 / Virus Database: 271.1.1/2840 - Release Date: 04/28/10 06:27:00

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  • He
      3rd of May, 2010

    Yes, I got exactly the same letter. Thank you for posting this warning.

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