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Microsoft Award Team / Skyline® Despatch Courier Ltd. / Fake cash award

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Hi,

I received the mail from SKYLINE® DESPATCH COURIER LTD.

BEWARE! IT'S SCAM!

SKYLINE® DESPATCH COURIER LTD.
UNIT 9, ST.DAVID INDUSTRIAL ESTATE,
PENGHAM ,BLACKWOOD, GWENT.
NP123S, LONDON.UNITED KINGDOM.

Reg Order No: MCI562725.

ATTN: Mathivanan N ,

You are welcome to Skyline® Despatch Courier Ltd an affiliate of the Microsoft® Award Team. We are pleased to be at your service. Skyline Despatch Courier Ltd is regulated and Stipulated by the Financial Service Authority (FSA), the financial institutions that governs all financial activities in the United Kingdom.

This office has been notified by the MICROSOFT® AWARD PROMOTION on the amount of (£1,000,000.00 GBP). won by you in the Year edition of their sweepstakes. This means that you have been officially cleared for payment by the Verifications Dept of the Microsoft® Award Team.

Your Parcel has been classified a top priority delivery. The description of the parcel to be delivered is stated below:

An original certificate of weight: -------------0.15kg
Bonded draft of weight : -------------0.17kg
Total weight of parcel : -------------0.32kg
Color of Parcel : -------------Brown

PARCEL DELIVERY DESTINATION::
1.FULL NAME: Mathivanan N,
2.DELIVERY ADDRESS: S/O Mr.S.Nagarajan,
Thundathu New House,
North Street,
Puthukkadai(PO),
Kanya Kumari District,
3.STATE: TamilNadu,PinCode: 629171
4.COUNTRY: India.
5.TEL: +[protected].
---------------------------------------------------

The original copy of your winning certificate, your winning cheque and the covering document (Money Laundering protection and Letter of Affidavit for Claims) from the United Kingdom stating that the money was obtained legally through the Microsoft® Award Organisation and will be sent to you as soon as you meet with any of the selected option:

You can now begin the final step of the claims process. With regards to this, there are three options open to you, you are required to choose the most convenient of the three options to enable us commence with the delivery.

NOTE: Skyline® Despatch Courier Ltd: Do not operate on Cash On Delivery (COD). And we do not accept transfer via: Cheques Or Draft. Only Cash Wire Transfer.

COURIER CHARGES FIRST OPTION
{24hrs Delivery}Courier Charges £150.00 00
Administrative £200.00 00
Insurance £350.00 00
TOTAL AMOUNT::
TOTAL IN INR:: £700.00 GPB
57,478.17 INR 00
00


COURIER CHARGES SECOND OPTION
{3-Days Delivery} Courier Charges £150.00 00
Administrative £200.00 00
Insurance £200.00 00
TOTAL AMOUNT::
TOTAL IN INR:: £550.00
45,168.35 INR 00
00


COURIER CHARGES THIRD OPTION
{5-Days Delivery}Courier Charges £100.00 00
Administrative £150.00 00
Insurance £200.00 00
TOTAL AMOUNT::
TOTAL IN INR:: £450.00
36,945.16 INR 00
00



NOTE: The charges cannot be deducted from your winnings. This is in accordance with section 13 (1) (n) of the National 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 wininning situations. Moreover,you are reqiured to send payment charges via our assigned agent in India , of what ever option you have choosen to our dispatch agent , who is incharge of sending you your cheque and winning documents.


Please respond to this e-mail by making a selection from the three options above. Also attach a scanned copy of either your driver's licence, international passport (photo page) or any other legally identifying document for secure delivery of your cheque to you.


PAYMENT INSTRUCTION
You are advice to make the above payment for the option choosen by you via WESTERN UNION MONEY TRANSFER through the name and address of our accounts officer below so as to speed up the process of delivery.
ACCOUNT OFFICER
Receiving Agent: Allen Williams.
Address:: 511 Garretts Green La
Birmingham, West Midlands
B18 6DA,England.

Notify this office On completion of payment, send a scan copy of the payment transfer slip or you may email the following information as they appear on the WESTERN UNION MONEY TRANSFER slip.
1. Senders Name and Address:
2. Amount Sent:
3. Western Union Transfer Number (M.T.C.N):
5. Question And Answer:


Send your response to indicate your option within the next 24hrs. This is because you only have seven (7) 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 return back to the Microsoft Award Board....

Good luck and Congratulations once again. Please send your response within the next 24hrs to enable us expedite action on your parcel

Your urgent reply will be most welcome.

Skyline® Despatch Courier Ltd **From Anywhere to Anyone**

Kindest Regards,
Mark Hubert,
Head,Customer Proposition.
Tel:: +[protected]
Fax:: +[protected]
Fax:: +[protected]

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Comments

  • Da
      11th of Nov, 2007
    0 Votes

    You been fooled, try log on to:

    http://www.skylinedespatch.com/1.html

    FRAUD ALERT:

    We have become aware that attempts have been made to defraud members of the public by unauthorized use of the Skyline Despatch Ltd name, via e-mail communications.

    The e-mail communication informs the recipient that they have won a large sum of money and that the cheque is being held by Skyline dispatch Ltd prior to dispatch to the recipient. Payment is requested by money transfer before the cheque will be delivered. Please note that Skyline dispatch Ltd would never request money in this manner.

  • Ar
      7th of Dec, 2007
    0 Votes

    I have had the similar experience. even my friends too. There should be some sort of law to punish these people or to at least stop such things being done.

  • Pa
      8th of Jan, 2008
    0 Votes

    Dear right now ialso got the same Mail,they also given me Reg order No.MC1562725 this Also FRAUD-ONE or what Please confirm me, "YOUR COMPANY IS SO REPUTED WHY THEY ARE SO EASILY USING YOUR E-MAIL I.D.

    Please inform me,
    Thanking you.

  • Sh
      25th of Mar, 2008
    0 Votes

    I am shybabiju .The same mail coming me the microsoft award team send a mail to me my parcel in the skyline couriers and send their charges in western union money transfer .please you inform me to am I send their cash ?

    Please inform me sudden
    Phone:9249319862

  • Su
      26th of Mar, 2008
    0 Votes

    Congratulations once more, our regards to your family. This means that you have been officially cleared for payment by the Verifications Department at the headquarters of the Ford Mottors Promo Annual Lottery Award .Your Order Code is BATCH NUMBER : AT-040SB06-03 TICKET NUMBER: 2752246896

    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 their Ford Mottors Promo Annual Lottery Award will be sent to you as soon Citi-link Courier Company. You can now begin the final steps of the claims process of your winnings of the €1, 000.000.00 (One Million Euro).
    You are to confirm your Order Code which is BATCH NUMBER : AT-040SB06-03 TICKET NUMBER: 2752246896 . Mail your desire Address which you want your package of the €1, 000.000.00 (One Million Euro) in Cheque to be delivered to you immediately.

  • Ma
      31st of Mar, 2008
    0 Votes

    HI,

    JUST WANTED TO KNOW THAT THE MAIL RECEIVED IS RELAVENT MAIL OR A FRAUD MAIL FROM "FORD MOTORS PROMO
    (HEADQUARTERS) "
    YOUR E-MAIL ADDRESS HAS WON THE LUMP SUM OF £500, 000.00 GBP(our grand
    prize).We wish to congratulate and formally inform you that you have
    won
    PLEASE LETME KNOW YOUR COMMENTS,
    THANKS,
    MANJULA

  • Ma
      31st of Mar, 2008
    0 Votes

    HEY,

    WHAT IS THIS, I JUST WANTED TO KNOW THAT THIS IS FRAUD MAIL OR THE REAL AMOUNT WHICH I HAVE RECEIVED.

    THANK,
    mANJU

  • Ma
      31st of Mar, 2008
    0 Votes

    Hi,

    Pelase let me know what is this.

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