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Microsoft Award 2007 Winning Notification / Beware - fake lottery mails!

1 Australia Review updated:

Received email indicating that I had won a substantial amount of money from Microsoft Award 2007 Winning Notification. Responded to see legitimacy of the notification, then received a request to fax in banking details. This email also attached a MS Award team certificate, list of winners approved by the governing board of UK's National Lottery Board and also a certificate of insurance from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC).

The notification is the same as the other complains on this website except that the date is different.

Printed out all the details and will notify necessary authorities in Australia.

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  • Si
      27th of Sep, 2007
    0 Votes

    Beware! This message is SCAM!

    YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS EMERGE WINNER IN THE ON GOING MICROSOFT AWARD 2007‏
    From: msn_award06@comcast.net
    You may not know this sender. Mark as safe | Mark as unsafe
    Sent: Thursday, September 27, 2007 8:23:30 AM
    To:
    PRIZE AWARD DEPARTMENT
    20 Howard Barking London, 7UA11G
    UNITED KINGDOM
    (Customer's Service Center)
    ATTENTION:WINNING RESULT/ AWARD NOTIFICATION
    This is to announce to you the result of the MICROSOFT PROMOTIONS held in ENGLAND AND WALES . Your e-mail address attached to ticket number 5224652456UT with serial number 5388/02, batch number 12L/2005/04, lottery ref number MSN/231OXI/04 and drew lucky numbers
    06 - 13 - 17 - 23 -32 - 43 bonus ball 49
    which subsequently won you the lottery in the 2nd category i.e match 5 plus bonus. you have therefore been approved for a lump sum payout of £500,000(Five hundred thousand pounds sterling)in cash credited to file KLTT/KTU/2007ETN.This is from a total cash prize of £8 Million pounds sterlings, shared amongst the first TEN (10) lucky winners in this second category. CONGRATULATIONS!!
    Due to mix up of some numbers and names, we ask that you keep your winning information confidential until your claims has been processed and your money remitted to you. This is part of our security Protocol to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program . The Lottery Draw facility uses special software to generate over 40,000 companies and 20,000,000 individual email addresses from all over the world at random. The ball sets and machines are tested by independent bodies in order to ensure that they all operate in a random fashion and that they act in a similar manner. Statisticians regularly check the draw history and test the data for signs of bias.
    To file for your claim, please contact our fiduciary agent with the following information.
    MR. MARTIN NEIL
    FIDUCIARY AGENT
    E-Mail: info_agentmicrosoftpromo07@yahoo.co.uk

    1. FULL NAME:
    2. AGE:
    3. SEX:
    4. ADDRESS:
    5. ZIP/POSTAL CODE:
    6. STATE/PROVINCE:
    7. COUNTRY:
    8. PHONE:
    9. OCCUPATION/POSITION:
    Transfer Options
    Swift Transfer(Online Transfer)
    Courier delivery of cheque

    Congratulations once more, and keep trusting MICROSOFT for top quality services.


    MR. MARK SPENCER
    DIRECTOR OF PROMOTIONS,
    INTERNATIONAL AWARENESS PROMOTIONS,
    MICROSOFT.LONDON,UNITED KINGDOM
    Co-ordinator
    Online Promotions Unit

    Remember, all winning in this second category must be claimed not later than 30st of September 2007. After this date all unclaimed funds will be included in the next stake. Please note in order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications please remember to quote your reference number and batch numbers in all correspondence. Furthermore, should there be any change of address do inform our agent as soon as possible.
    Congratulations once more from our members and staff and thank you for being part of our promotional program. Note that you must contact your fidiciary ag ent within one week of receipt of this notice.
    Note: Anybody under the age of 18 is automatically disqualified.
    Sincerely,
    MR. MARK SPENCER Co-ordinator
    Online Promotions Unit

  • Je
      27th of Oct, 2007
    0 Votes

    Is this scam?

    Date: 25th Oct 2007.

    (CSC) Claims Security Code: CSC-74162007-04-LV-UK

    Finally, today we announce this year winners of the MICROSOFT E-MAIL
    AWARD held on 28th September 2007. This is an Electronic-Mail Award, in
    which email addresses were used.

    You have been approved for lump sums pay out of $4,464,000.00 US in
    cash Credited to Claims Security Code Number CSC-74162007-04-LV-UK.

    Contact your claims processor with the below information for more
    details and remittance of your won prize (MONEY) to you.

    1. Full Name
    2. Address
    3. Tel/Fax
    4. Age
    5. Occupation
    6. Claims Security Code

    Claims Processor: Mr. Roy Williams
    E-Mail: mrroywilliams02@yahoo.co.uk

    Note: Do not reply this e-mail; you are to contact your claim processor
    immediately by email. Microsoft Electronic Mail Prize Award is approved
    and Licensed by theInternational Association of Gaming Regulators
    (IAGR.

    Yours Sincerely,
    Mrs. Maurine H. Diane
    Microsoft Customer Support

  • De
      4th of Nov, 2007
    0 Votes

    Registered No: N.I 24284
    NOT TO MENTION ABOVE THIS 411 IS A BIG MICROSOFT LOGO.

    Dear Consolation Price Winner,

    CONSOLATION PRICE WINNING NOTICE.

    This is to inform you that you have won a prize money of (500,000.00) Five Hundred Thousand Great British Pounds Sterlings for the month of October 2007 Cash promotion Award which is organized by Microsoft Windows INC

    Microsoft Windows,collects all the email addresses of the people that are active online, among the millions that subscribed to Yahoo,Cox,Sbcglobal.net,Aol and Hotmail/Msn and others domain (SPONSORED BY ALL ONLINE ADVERTISEMENT COMPANIES) and we only select five people every Month as our winners through electronic balloting System without the winner applying, we congratulate you for being one of the people selected.


    PAYMENT OF PRIZE AND CLAIM
    You are to contact this office for further instruction on how to claim your prize with this information.

    WINNING INFO:
    Amount Won 500,000.00 Great Britain Pounds Sterlings.
    Batch Number: 0094/AM6880
    Winning Number: MCPA09788
    Reference Number: MIC/WS68768P/68

    CLAIM DEPERTMENT OFFICE:
    Promo Award Officer: Mr Fedrick Depp
    Contact via Email: mr.fedrickdeppclaimofficer@yahoo.co.uk
    Office Contact Number + 44-704-572-5696 44-702-406-7407

    Note:The Verification and Claims form should be filled and sent to the cash promo award manager who will immediately commerce process to facilitate the transfer of your fund to you.For security reason you are advice to keep your winning information confidential till your won price is processed and transferred to you.
    This is part of our precautionary measure to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program.Please be warned.

    Winners Shall be paid in accordance with his/her Settlement Centre.
    Microsoft Cash Promotion Prize must be claimed no later than 15 days from date of Draw Notification,that is after the Draw date in which Prize was won.Any prize not claimed within this period will be forfeited.
    Once again congratulations from the management of the Microsoft Cash Promotion on your consolation price winning,we hope that you will use the winning for good cause.

    Congratulations!! once again.
    Yours in service,

    AND RIGHT HERE IS A PICTURE OF THIS MR. SILVIU HOTARAN
    HAS BLONDE HAIR NECK TIE AND A TAN SHIRT WITH GLASSES ON HIS FACE
    MR. Silviu Hotaran
    (General Manager Europe)
    POWERED BY MICROSOFT WINDOWS.

    CONFIDENTIALITY STATEMENT: The document accompanying this transmission may contain confidential health information that is legally privileged. This information is intended only for the use of the individual or entity mail address above. The authorized recipient of this information is prohibited from disclosing this information to any other party unless required to do so by law or regulation and is required to destroy the information after its stated need has been fulfilled. If you are not the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any disclosure, copying, distribution, or action taken in reliance on the contents of these document is strictly prohibited. If you have received this information in error, please notify the sender immediately and arrange for the return or destruction of these document.

    © 2007 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved

    ________________________________________
    PeoplePC Online
    A better way to Internet
    http://www.peoplepc.com

    I KNOW FOR SURE THIS AIN'T REAL. WHY DO PEOPLE LIKE TO MESS WITH OTHER PEOPLE IN SCAMS? YOU KNOW THERE SHOULD BE A SET UP FAKE BANK AND ROUTING NUMBER TO INSERT AND HAVE ONE OF THESE SCAMMERS TRY AND DO SOMETHING AND HAVE IT ROUTED TO THE FBI OR SOMETHING AND HAVE THEM BUSTED.

  • Mi
      25th of Nov, 2007
    0 Votes

    I also received similar notifications from many uk lottery organizations and also from HALIFAX bank. Initially I was responding sincerely, but later when they keep asking payment in advance i sensed trouble. Still I am getting plenty of mail. When I refuse to pay any money in advance they stop sending mails.

  • Ur
      18th of Dec, 2007
    0 Votes

    Me also, I've received email about winnig notification. the companyis MICROSOFT AWARD so, the problem is why do they write their contact email with a "r" in microsoft.
    For example :microsorftclaimagent@yahoo.com .
    Until now I'm still confused because I don't know if I won or not.

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