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Microsoft Award Team / scam email

1 Granby, CT, United States Review updated:

Received this scam email from called "Microsoft Promotion Team"

Microsoft Award Team
20 Craven Park, Harlesden
London NW10, United Kingdom
Ref: BTD/968/08
Batch: 409978E.

Dear Internet User,


The prestigious Microsoft and AOL has set out and successfully
organised a Sweepstakes marking the Annual anniversary we rolled
out over 500.000.00 (Five Hundred Thousand Great Britain Pounds)
for our annual 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
personalised email addresses to ticket numbers.Microsoft and AOL
are now the largest Internet companies and in an effort to make
sure that Internet Explorer remains the most widely used program,
Microsoft and AOL are running an e-mail beta test.

Your email address as indicated was drawn and attached to ticket
number [protected] with serial numbers BTD/[protected]/07 and
drew the lucky numbers [protected]) which subsequently
won you 500.000.00 (Five Hundred Thousand Great Britain Pounds)
as one of the jackpot winners in this draw. You have therefore won
the entire winning sum of 500.000.00 (Five Hundred Thousand Great
Britain Pounds)The draws registered as Draw number one was
conducted in Brockley, London United Kingdom on the 2nd of
January 2009.

These Draws are commemorative and as such special. Please be
informed by this winning notification to Contact your fiduciary
agent Mr.Mark Walker, with the information listed below.

Mr.Mark Walker
Microsoft Promotion Award Team
Head Winning Claims Dept.

Phone: +[protected] / +[protected]

Ref Num:
Batch Number:
Ticket Number :
Serial Numbers:
Lucky Numbers:
Amount Won:

1. Full Names:
2. Home Address:
3. Age:
4. Sex:
5. Marital Status:
6. Occupation:
7. Phone numbers:
8. Country:

Our special thanks and gratitude to Bill Gates and his associates.
We wish you the best of luck.Thank you for being part of our
promotional award program and commemorative Anniversary Draws.

Dr.George Henry.
Head Customer Care Service
Microsoft Promotion Team.

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  • Ra
      1st of Oct, 2009
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    Scarlet Courier LTD.
    Head Office & Accounts
    658 Ajax Avenue
    SL1 4BG

    Our Ref#: SLC/CPEL/9876
    Your Ref #: BTL/491OXI/04

    1st of October, 2009.

    Dear Customer.

    You are welcome to ScarLet Courier Company, we are pleased to be at your service.

    Scarlet Courier is Regulated and Stipulated by the Financial Service Authority(FSA), the finacial institutions that Govern all Financial activities in the United Kingdom.

    This office has been Notified by the British International Lottery of the amount won with the British International lottery in the amount of 2, 500, 000 Pounds sterling (Two Million, five hundred thousand Pounds).

    This means that (You) have been officially cleared for payment by the Verifications Dept at the headquarters of the British International International.

    The original copy of your winning certificate, together with a covering document (Money Laundering protection and Letter of Affidavit for Claims) from the British government stating that the money was obtained legally through the British International Lottery will be sent to you as soon as you meet with any of the option selected.

    You have now begin the final step of the claims process, which is the delivery of your cash prize to you.

    With regards to this, there are three options open to you, you are required to select the most convenient of the three.

    The options, together with their associated conditions are presented below:

    Courier of your winning draft to you via any of this channel listed below:

    Mailing: £220.00
    Insurance: £190.00
    Vat: £170.00
    TOTAL: £580.00

    Mailing: £200.99
    Insurance: £130.00
    Vat: £100.00
    TOTAL: £430.99

    Mailing: £170.55
    Insurance: £120.00
    Vat: £ 90.55
    TOTAL: £380.10

    Hence your winnings will be delivered to your nominated house address.

    Note:The charges cannot be Deducted from your winnings.

    This is in accordance with section 13(1)(n) of the International Gambling Act as adopted in 1993 and amended on 3RD July 1996 by the constitutional assembly.

    This is to protect winners and to avoid misappropriation of funds and win Situations.

    Please respond to this email by making a selection from the options above. Also attach a scanned copy of either your driver's licence, international passport (photo page) or any other legally identifying document.

    Send your response to indicate your option within the next 24hrs, because you only have 10 working days to claim this cheque and after this period, your cash prize will be deemed to have been forfeited by you and will be reused in the drawings of the next edition of the lottery.

    Yours Faithfully
    Mr. Don Simon Anthony.
    +44 704 575 1038
    +44 704 575 0455
    Dispatch officer.

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