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Microsoft Lottery / Scam winnings!

1 United Kingdom Review updated:

I have received the following, which I am sure is a scam. I do believe that the UK government must take some actions regarding so many scams that are supposedly using the UK as a base.

Microsoft Promotion Award Team
40 Ryecroft Way Stopsley
London,
United Kingdom.

MICROSOFT WINNING NOTIFICATION.

We wish to congratulate you once again on this note, for being part of our winners selected at the end of year's award promotion. This promotion was set-up to encourage the active users of the Internet Microsoft Windows. Hence we do believe with your winning prize, you will continue to be active and patronage to the Microsoft Windows. We wish to formally announce to you that you have successfully passed the requirements, statutory obligations, verifications, validations and satisfactory report Test conducted for all on line winners.

A winning cheque will be issued in your name by Microsoft Corporation board, You have therefore won the entire sum of £450,000,00 {Four Hundred And FiftyThousand Great British Pounds} and also a certificate of prize claims will be sent along side your winnings cheque, You are to contact your claim agent immediately,

Mr Robert Miller.
Microsoft Promotion Award Team
Email:robertmiller001@yahoo.co.uk
Phone Num+[protected]
+[protected]
Fax +[protected]
Alternative Email: robertmiller002@yahoo.co.uk

You are advised to contact your Foreign Transfer Manager with the following details to avoid unnecessary delay and complications:

VERIFICATION AND FUNDS RELEASE FORM.
(1) Your contact address.
(2) Your Tel/Fax numbers.
(3) Your Nationality/Country.
(4) Your Full Names.
(5) sex
{6} Age.
{7}Occupation/
(8) Your Preferred Method Of Receiving Your Prize(From Below)

Mode Of Prize Remittance.

(1)Cash Pick-Up (You coming Down to United Kingdom Personally to Pick Your Prize).

(2)Courier Delivery Of your Certified Winning Cheque Name and other Winning Documents safely to you.

The Microsoft Windows lottery has discovered a huge number of double claims due to winners informing close friends relatives and third parties about their winning and also sharing their pin numbers. As a result of this, these friends try to claim the lottery on behalf of the real winners. The Microsoft lottery has reached a decision from headquarters that any double claim discovered by the Lottery Board will result to the canceling of that particular winning, making a loss for both the double claimer and the real winner, as it is taken that the real winner was the informer to the double claimer about the lottery. So you are hereby strongly advised once more to keep your winnings strictly confidential until you claim your prize.

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  • Ha
      18th of Feb, 2008
    0 Votes

    Received this email this morning asking for money in exchange for the delivery of a prize from Nokia UK.

    Universal Express
    139 – 141 Hamilton Road
    Felixstowe Suffolk IP11 7BL
    United Kingdom
    +44 704 571 6946
    +44 704 571 8570
    uecsuk@yahoo.co.uk

  • Su
      21st of Feb, 2008
    0 Votes

    Even I got the same mail. I stand with you to oppose and condemn this.

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