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Microsoft Corporation And EFI Couriers Ltd / online lottery system by microsoft corporation and 500 pound demanded by efi couriers ltd

1 United Kingdom Review updated:
Contact information:
Phone: +447024012958, +447024013844

I got a mail from microsoft corporation and they informed me that :
"we the microsoft word corpration would like to notify you that
You have been chosen by the board of trustees for a cash prize of{£500, 000.00}
Your email address was selected through a computer
Balloting system. this is a promotional lottery to encourage internet users
To file your claim. contact name:mrshelen cole with your personal details
*beneficiary names :*date of birth:*country :*nationality:*phone number :
*occupation :*amount won:*residential address :"

After that I mailed mrs helen with above details and then I got another mail:
"microsoft award team
Microsoft corporation
#1 microsoft way
Redmond, wa 98052.

Ref: btd/824/07
Batch: 267091gd

Attn: winner

Congratulations! this is to inform you that you have been cleared a winner of the microsoft online lottery international program and all winners in this program have been selected randomly through a computer ballot system drawn from over 1, 500, 000 companies and individual e-mail addresses database. your email address happened to be one of the lucky winner of £500, 000 (five hundred thousand pounds sterlings) among the hundred email addressess chosen. I am happy to inform you that we have forwarded your original certificate and winning cheque to the courier company. find below the details of the officiating courier company.

Efi world courier service
Br30-36 new port, cardiff
Brcf24 ode, united kingdom
Name: mr. michael adams (dispatch officer)

E-mail: efi. [protected]

Tel: +[protected]

You are adviced to send the courier company a mail to their email address (efi. [protected] for their courier cost.

When contacting them, you are to include this order number as your subject. please you are advised to write down the order number and save it.
Order number: mcr/562725
Ref. no._
Batch no._
Full names: _
Full contact address:
Sex: _
Date of birth: _
Tel no.:_
Fax : _
Country : _

Note: you are quote your complete names, ref/batch numbers and your direct phone number so that they can honour your letter. once again I say congratulations and always inform me with your dealings with the courier


Claims agent"

Then I got a mail from courier company:
Efi courier services is a well-established company offering courier and transport services 24 hour a day for priority delivery of letters, parcels and consignments to any destination by road, air or sea. we have a substantial team of couriers available for motorcycle dispatch plus van driver couriers in all size vehicles from small vans up to 7.5 tonne and international couriers for dispatch by road, sea or air. we have extensive uk, european and world connections.

This e-mail sent to you is to inform you that the verifications dept. at the headquarters of the microsoft word lottery department uk has officially cleared you for payment. the original copy of your 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 a registered lottery programmes (microsoft word lottery department uk) will be couriered to you as soon as you meet with any of the option listed below, your winnings will be transferred to you immediately.

Shipment and billing
The lottery certified cheque and documents are packaged to be delivered under one way bill by the contracted courier company and are categorized as high priority & express delivery under applicable laws and regulations. this shipment cannot be delivered to po boxes or postal codes but to receiver's address. transit times for delivery of parcels to customers are in working days and are subject to change depending on location of collection and delivery, weight and value. for lightweight shipment, you may be charged for its value as well as dimensional weight rather than its actual weight.

Insurance policy
This delivery parcel for greater protection has also been insured in accordance with shipping regulations under unlimited liability. this comprehensive cash in transit insurance cover for your consignment has been arranged {for effective and fast customs clearance}. delivery of parcel/transfer of winnings commences {1-2 days} after payment covering delivery charges is made.

Whosoever must present the delivery officer identification card regarding to the above names mention. there after you will be given a tracking number to monitor your good on line. you can now begin the final step of the claims process, which is the transferring of your cash prize to you. with regards to this, find below options open to you; you are required to select the more convenient.

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

Option one (same day delivery)

Handling & delivery cost... £240.00
Admin istrative charges...£125.00
Total cost...£595.00gbp
Length of days...24hrs
Order number... mcr/562725

Option two (3-4 days delivery)

Handling & delivery cost...£240.00
Administrative charges...£025.00
Total cost...£495.00gbp
Length of days... three-four days
Order number... mcr/562725

Please note that the charges are best substantial because of the insurance cover we have undertaken incase of loss, damage or package breakage of your high priority document. we assume all responsibilities incase of any eventualities. the parcel which is to be delivered to you contains a cheque for the sum of five hundred thousand pounds sterling which is approximately equal to one million united states dollars

The international money transfer company, western union money transfer or money gram have been choosen as method of payments for customers, you are to make payment through any regional office close to you. this payment method was adopted to ameliorate and speed up the process of payment and delivery because of its wide network of operation.

Important note: that your courier charges cannot be deducted from your winnings due to article 1186 section 45 subsection 2.3 of constitution of the united kingdom as relates to financial and freight matters, which are duly codified in the united kingdom law.

Good luck and congratulations once again. please send your response within the next 24hrs to this same email address.

We are glad to be of service to you.

Mr. michael adams
Customer services
Efi courier services ltd

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  • Po
      16th of Feb, 2009
    +1 Votes

    Im Poppy Thatchayani i hav also received the same emails as mentioned above. I don't know whether it was true

  • Vi
      18th of Feb, 2009
    0 Votes

    i also recieved this email and we should take action against these persons who does these types of things

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