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Hotmail / hotmail scam

1 Hartford, CT, United States Review updated:

I, too was the victim of an email scam.
I received the same alert from a "hotmail team"
that my account was to be deleted...
I contacted the numbers on the hotmail "help central" but they were not equipped to handle this type of scam.
All I can say is be careful with your emails. Any contacts you CC: make sure its a BCC.
BE CAREFUL.
This has taught me a good lesson.
Make sure your banking info is in a safe spot and not anywhere in your folders on your email acct.

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  • Nm
      19th of Jun, 2009
    0 Votes

    Hi, I am also a victam of fraud. On the 16th of this month, I recieved an e-mail claiming that I have won 850000 British pounds in an E-mail Lottory. They claimed that they are from Microsoft company. They call themselves Microsoft team award . They are very deciving and conning. They also make it feel so real by calling their victams to make them think that it is the real deal, but be careful because they are very clover. If they think that you are sespicous of them, they will reasure you that is the real deal. For example, they send a website that looks like a real one. They also, ask their vicams to send them 400 p0unds in order to get the package delivered to your country and, after that they would claim that they are stopped by the British government because you have to 3500 dollers tax.
    Norah

  • Nm
      19th of Jun, 2009
    0 Votes

    Here are some of the e-mail they sent me.
    MICROSOFT® (Uk. Regional Office)
    Products Promotion Division,
    Microsoft Building, Wright Lane,
    Kensington London W85sp.
    Email:mr_john_robertson@msn.com,
    Serial NO:MCS-26798/096
    Batch :MC11/834/8PDH /EU
    Your Reference No:HL/5574/4/41/07/MICS,

    Dear Lucky Winner,

    The prestigious Microsoft Product Award Team has set out and successfully organized a Sweepstakes marking the New Year anniversary for 2009, we rolled out over Eight Hundred And Fifty thousand Great British Pounds Sterling (Ј850, 000, 00) Draws.

    Participants for the draws were randomly selected and drawn from a wide range of web hosts which we enjoy their patronage.

    Your email address as indicated was drawn and attached to Batch :MC11/834/8PDH /EU with serial numbers MCS-26798/096 and drew the lucky numbers 14-21-25-39-40-47(29) which subsequently won you Eight Hundred And Fifty thousand Great British Pounds Sterling(Ј850, 000, 00) as one of the jackpot winners in his draw. You have therefore won the entire winning sum of Eight Hundred And Fifty thousand Great British Pounds Sterling (Ј850, 000, 00)

    These are your Reference identification numbers:HL/5574/4/41/07/MICS

    Kindly fill below Claims Requirement form for immediate Validation of your winning prize:

    1. Full names:
    2. Residential address:
    3. Phone number:
    4. Fax number:
    5. Occupation:
    6. Sex:
    7. Age:
    8. Nationality:
    9. Present Country:
    10. How do You feel as winner:

    Mode Of Price Remittance.

    Courier Delivery Of your Certified Winning Cheque and other Winning Documents Backing your prize money stating that the prize was legally obtain from Microsoft Products Award Team safely to you.

    CONTACT:
    ********************************************************
    FOREIGN TRANSFER MANAGER
    MR.JOHN ROBERTSON.
    MICROSOFT PRODUCT PROMO DEPARTMENT (UK).
    Phone: +44 703 596 2246
    E-mail: mr_john_robertson@msn.com
    *******************************************************

    The Microsoft Internet E-mail lottery Awards is sponsored by our 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.

    Once again on behalf of all our staff,

    CONGRATULATIONS!

    Yours Faithfully,
    Mr. John Robertson.
    Mic. Claims Office,
    The MPA Foundation.

  • Nm
      19th of Jun, 2009
    0 Votes

    Another E-mail
    Metropolitan Diplomatic Courier Systems,
    DEPOT : GLASSGOW SOUTHPARCEL HOUSE, UNIT A,
    BUILDING 3, MARCH BURN DRIVE, GLASGOW AIRPORT
    BUSINESS PARK, PAISLEY PA3 2PJ
    Website: http://www.metropolitandiplomaticcsuk.co.uk
    Email: metropolitandiplomaticcsuk@yahoo.co.uk
    international.delivery@metropolitandiplomatic-couriers.com


    Fax : +44 207 681 2571
    Phone: +44 702 401 5561


    Benin Republic Branch Office
    Address Metropolitan Diplomatic Courier Service
    829 sue bonjour Street Porto Novo, 229
    Phone: +22 998 286 849
    Fax: +22 998 286 848
    Email; international.delivery@metropolitandiplomatic-couriers.com
    metropolitandiplomaticcsuk@yahoo.co.uk



    Dear Norah,

    Below you can fine out more about Microsft Product Award Team.
    Website:http://www.micsftprodtaward.co.uk

    Regards,
    Mr.Larry Cole.

    As you can see, they have a website so they can trick people into believing them.

  • Nm
      19th of Jun, 2009
    0 Votes

    I advise you not answer any e-mails from unknown sender even if it looks very real. Just ignore them no matter how attempting they look.

  • Ge
      25th of Jan, 2013
    0 Votes

    You all are stupid as hell.

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