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Microsoft Bonanza Raffle / fake winning notification

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From: "Microsoft® Inc." <> Add to Address BookAdd to Address Book Add Mobile Alert
Subject: Winning Notification!

We are pleased to inform you of the results of the just concluded
Microsoft®quarterly Promotions which drew your email address as one of

winners of this quarter's Platinum Vacation Trip Card.

Being one of the lucky winners of the Microsoft® Bonanza, you are
therefore a
recipient of the Platinum Vacation Trip Card which affords you the
to tour round five major cities in Europe, America and Asia as a
vacation plan, arranged by Microsoft® Inc., your accommodation and
costs are all inclusive in your winning Platinum Vacation Trip Card.

The Vacation Platinum Card has an instant cash value of £525,000.00
GBP (Five
Hundred and Twenty Five Thousand Pounds Sterling), which is redeemable

in cash.

Winners can either redeem the Platinum Vacation Trip Card, to engage in
Microsoft® Inc. Round the world vacation trip, or its equivalent Cash

amount of
£525,000.00GBP. All Email Addresses where collated from our world wide

and other database like, yahoo etc, and electronically
and after a random computerized ballot selection by our secure
DATA BASE raffle system, five MSN® Hotmail® email addresses emerged
as the 2nd
category lucky winners of this quarter MSN® Hotmail® Promo and 2
lucky winners
from non MSN® Hotmail® email addresses in which your email address
randomly selected as one of the lucky winners.

To redeem your claims please contact any of the following
Redemption officer.


Microsoft Corporation,
One Microsoft Way ,Redmond,WA [protected].
Personal Email:

When you contact him/her, please provide him/her with your secret pin
x7pwyz2007 & Ref: No: MSN/17336ITTL/GRCC/07.

You are also advised to provide him/her with the under-listed
information as
soon as possible:

1. Name in full:
2. Address:
3. Nationality:
4. Age:
5. Occupation:
6. Phone/Fax:

Please endeavour to quote your Secret Pin Code & Reference number in
correspondence with the claims redemption officer and you are also
advised to keep your winning particulars from the public, until you
redeemed your claims.

Note: Do not write to this email account respond to the above mentioned
officer. On behalf of members and staff of Microsoft® Round Trip

Please accept my hearty congratulations.

Best Regards,

Ronda Shultz

Microsoft® Inc.

Promo © 2007 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved

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  • Pr
      23rd of Dec, 2007
    0 Votes

    I am surprised that crap like this keeps filtering in in the name of Microsoft.

  • Br
      11th of Jan, 2008
    0 Votes

    Why do they set up such scams what are they trying to get from me. Is it identity fraud?.
    Thanks Brian Glasgow Scotland uk.

  • Ca
      31st of Mar, 2008
    0 Votes

    I also just received this email, and to a government email address at that.
    Has anyone gotten to the bottom of this problem?

  • Mh
      6th of Apr, 2008
    0 Votes

    I received this email on 31March o8 and played along until Iwas sent an Invoice for delivery from White Arrow Express, Douglas, Isle of Man.
    Names and addresses are given. Surely the responsable people can be tracked down and held accountable.

  • Am
      26th of Apr, 2008
    0 Votes

    got a similar mail on 26 april 2008. what the people get by sending these mail.

  • Fr
      28th of May, 2008
    0 Votes

    Seem to be statistically surveying our people's (and the MDs') genetic traits of gullibility and financial insatiability

  • Be
      29th of May, 2008
    0 Votes

    I admire their devotion to the trade they have chosen, these scammers!! They will try anything to get you interested in the scheme, esp. if you feign interest and play along. They got to be got!

  • Ju
      31st of May, 2008
    0 Votes

    We must start asking ourselves why Microsoft is not acting very deeply...

  • Lo
      3rd of Jul, 2008
    0 Votes

    Microsoft must take action against these people

  • Mi
      8th of Jul, 2008
    0 Votes

    I just received one of these emails (July 8, 2008). Can't believe Microsoft hasn't gone after these low-life scammers.

  • So
      16th of Jul, 2008
    0 Votes

    Thesescammers...what they think they are gona make ppl fool i just got this email and i searched the google suddenly got this page ... wait for a second i was beleiving this...they have sent the mail to our official email address...i am wondering why Microsoft isnt taking action...

    You cant have this amount of money that easily...lolzzzz wished could have so...hahhaha

  • Ba
      16th of Jul, 2008
    0 Votes

    How do they get the addresses??
    Too good.
    They should become politicians, if they aren't already.WOT

  • Gi
      17th of Aug, 2008
    0 Votes

    I just got this email...these people get creative every time.

  • Gt
      26th of Aug, 2008
    0 Votes

    We an email this morning(26-08-08)...had us all wishing it wasn't a scam heh heh heh!

    What a bunch of if Microsoft ever give anything away!

  • Su
      12th of Sep, 2008
    0 Votes

    They got me too today 12 Sept 2008. Gee, and I could have used £525, 000!!! :-(

  • Su
      12th of Sep, 2008
    0 Votes

    I just got notified that *I* won the £25, 000 Platinum Vacation Trip Card also. Yay me! Not!

  • Je
      24th of Sep, 2008
    0 Votes

    Even if you gave them the information they want, what good is it to them??

  • Pr
      13th of Jan, 2009
    -1 Votes

    They got me today 6Jan, 09. Gee, and I played along with them, till I got the office - White Arrow Express, and called them and asked whether they are scammer, (i know its a silly Q, but anyway) and then I realise that this is way too far to be true. and these scammer return and ask me to deposit the delivery fees to them, and the account goes to personal account, Ms. Margery Everitt, also in Douglas, Isle of Man. Surprisingly not to a business bank account, White arrow Express bank or etc...
    Wonder why these people needs our details for...

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