Microsoft Lottery Pomotions / SCAMS
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
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
Mr. Calvin Cole
Sponsor: Microsoft Financial Services, Inc.,Administrator: Microsoft
Overseas Subcribers Promotion Sweepstakes Board.Corporate
Headquarters,One Microsoft Way Redmond, WA [protected].
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
Statement ("Statement"). between you and Microsoft Promotion
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.