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Microsoft Lottery Pomotions / SCAMS

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I think that this is a scam. 1 reason is that we don't use POUNDS in this country. Viewer watch out. This is a copy of the email:



Office Confirmation Letter..

You Have Won Yourself" Nine Hundred and Fifty Thousand Pounds!
You have the winning sum of GBP 950,000.00 from Microsoft Promotion
Board® because you are a Microsoft Windows and Internet user and
Microsoft software subcriber so you have automatically won yourself Nine
Hundred and Fifty Thousand Pounds !
MICROSOFT LOTTERYPROMOTIONS.RESULT CONFIRMATION MLTT/MTU/2007ETN FOR
REF. NUMBER MCS/2310XI/07.
One potential (1) Grand Prize winner was selected in a random draw
under the supervision of the administrator, Microsoft Subcribers Monthly
Promotion Sweepstakes (the "Administrator"), Microsoft
SubcribersPromotion judging organization,from all qualified entries timely receivedYou
email randomly selected among ten (10) for this month draws held inUnited
Kingdom, Selection was made using special software to generate valid
Microsoft Windows internet users registered email addresses under email
softwares Microsoft accrediated and are also sponsoring collected at
random from over 40,000 company and 20,000,000 Microsoft subcriber
individuals email addresses from all over the world and from registered
website guestbooks in UK.All facilities and computer software were tested by
Statisticians.

Your names and email address attached to ticket number [protected] with
serial number 5349/07, batch number 12L/2007/08,lottery ref number
MCS/2310XI/07 and drew lucky number [protected] bouns ball 43
which subsequently won you the lottery Grand prize in the 2nd category i.e
match5 plus bonus.You have therefore been approved for the total sum
of GBP 950,000 .00(Nine Hundred and Fifty Thousand Pounds) in cash
credited to file.
MLTT/MTU/2007ETN and a Full compatible Pentium M Dell Desk Top computer
system with Windows xp and also upgraded by Microsoft
software(BillGatehimself) and Intel Pentium M 660 3.6 GHz CPU.So you have been
thecertified personidentified to the Mocrosoft Promotion Board (the "Sponsor")
as the "The
Winner" of this Prize. So you are require to send your full contact
details and your winning system numbers and send to the following contact
below.
=======================================================================================================
Mr. Calvin Cole
FIDUCIARY AGENT
E-Mail: ms_fiduciaryagent06@yahoo.com
Alternative E-mail:ms_fiduciaryagent07@yahoo.de
Tell:+[protected]
Sponsor: Microsoft Financial Services, Inc.,Administrator: Microsoft
Overseas Subcribers Promotion Sweepstakes Board.Corporate
Headquarters,One Microsoft Way Redmond, WA [protected].

Sincerely,
Tracy Blitzer.
Overseas Subcriber Promotion,
Sweepstakes Promotion Coordinator.
Copyright© 2007 Powered by Microsoft Corporation.
All rights reserved,Terms of Service - Guideline.[protected].

PRIVACY: The personal information you submit to receive your wins is
collected by Sponsor and will be subject to Sponsor'sPrivacy policy
Statement ("Statement"). between you and Microsoft Promotion
Sweepstakes
Board your personal information will not be and cannot be disclose to
third parties as explained in the Statement.Information disclosed may
include financial background; identification,such as name and address;
winning details; and other information relating to financial matters.
Money are not eligible to be deducted from Winners wins to processed
claims of such wins. And informations and claimsare not allowed to be
disclosed to financial institutions; retailers;
companies that are not parties of the lottery ; government agencies;
and direct marketers. If found guity of these, Sponsor will assume that
you agree that your information may be used as the Statement describes.
Co
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Ca
  30th of Oct, 2007
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I received a similar email:

Subj: Confirmation Letter From The Lottery Board
Date: 8/23/2007 5:52:14 PM Mountain Daylight Time
From: nonreply.awardnotification@comcast.net
Sent from the Internet (Details)

UK National Lottery
Ref: UK/9420X2/68
Batch: 074/05/ZY369

Dear Selected Winner,

We are happy to announce to you that your email address has won you the sum of 750,000.00 pounds sterling in cash on our draw of 15th of August, credited to file KTU/9023118308/03., the draw was done electronically with several email addresses provided to this office by Microsoft to enhance the utilization of the internet. We hope with part of your prize awards, you will take part in our subsequent lottery jackpots.The result of our computer draw (#915) selected email address attached to e-ticket number: 56475600545 188 with Serial number 5368/02 drew the lucky numbers: 04-14-23-31-35-41 (bonus no.24), which subsequently won you the lottery in the 2nd category i.e. match 5 plus bonus.You have therefore been approved to claim a total sum of £750,000.00 GBP (Seven Hundred and Fifty Thousand Pounds Sterling) in cash credited to file KTU/9023118308/03. This is from a total cash prize of £7,500,000.00 shared amongst the first ten (10) lucky winners in this category i.e. Match 5 plus bonus.

To validate and claim your winnings, you are to contact your assigned claims agent with your refrence number for all necessary steps on how to claims your prize.
Contact Name:Mr Jawad James
Email:jawadjames1960@hotmail.com
Office Tel:+44 (7)-045-723-839
Thank you for being part of our online promotional program.
Yours Truly,
Roger Ferguson
Co-ordinator (Online Promo Programme
Ro
  24th of Nov, 2008
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I have also received 2 emails similar from these people but what gets me is that if you read it, it cannot be written or edited buy anyone English or other English speaking because the spelling and grammer are very bad, also words that dont exist...here is a copy of part of a follow up email asking for ID numbers (which if I gave out would subject me to being used for scams fack accounts and such)Natwest Online Bank is a virtual Branch Online. You can perform all of your regular banking transactions, and pay bills right from the comfort of your own home! For those who manage their finances with MS Money you can now directly import your daily account information right into your own personal financial software or spread sheet.



We have received a cheque of £, 800, 000.00 (Eight Hundred Thousand Pounds Sterling) from the Microsoft Lottery Board in your name. You are expected to fill out the Online Account Opening Application Form for N.O.B online account opening.


The cheque would be deposited into your account, immediately your account has been created. Banking activities/transaction can commence immediately your account has been created, and wire transfer from your online-account can be effected in less than 48-Hours after this form has been returned and account opened to almost any part of the world.

Note that the cheque from the Lottery Board has to be deposited into an account first, then the value of the cheque credited into the activated account before any wired transfer can take place.




PERSONAL INFORMATION

FIRST NAME:
LAST NAME:
DATE OF BIRTH:
SEX:
TYPE OF IDENTIFICATION (INTERNATIONAL PASSPORT OR DRIVER`S LICENSE):
EXPIRY OF TYPE OF IDENTIFICATION:
IDENTIFICATION NUMBER OF TYPE OF IDENTIFICATION:
ADDRESS:
CITY:
STATE:
POSTAL CODE:
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE:
NATIONALITY:
PHONE:
FAX:



OFFICE INFORMATION

OCCUPATION:
POSITION:
ANNUAL SALARY:
OFFICE ADDRESS:



NEXT OF KIN INFORMATION

NAME:
SEX:
DATE OF BIRTH:
RELATIONSHIP TO ACCOUNT HOLDER:
PHONE NUMBER:
ADDRESS:
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE:
OCCUPATION:
EMAIL ADDRESS:

Note: Endeavor to attach a 4X4 colour passport photograph or a scanned copy of your international passport.


REGARDS,




MR WILLIAM MORIS
Phone: +(44) 704 573 6300
Fax: +(44) 700 606 1081

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