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Microsoft Mega Jackpot Lottery / Microsoft lottery scam

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I just got this and it is so fake who couldn't see through it. But because of another review on here the other day I tried this time to report it to MS what a joke.

So I thought I would put it on here so everyone else could look out for it.

MICROSOFT MEGA JACKPOT LOTTERY NL.
MICROSOFT EMAIL LOTTERY AWARD PROMOTION: THE-NETHERLANDS
REF NO: MSW/56B-672GH/L
BATCH: 4583JL/WIN

Finally today, we announce the winners of the MICROSOFT MEGA JACKPOT LOTTO WINNINGS PROGRAMS held Jan. 2007. Your company or your personal e-mail address, attached to winning number [protected], With serial number 648489, consequently won in the 1st lottery category.

You have been approved of lump sums pay out of US$1,000,000,00 Dollars in cash Credited to file REF NO: MSW/56B-672pH/L and winning number [protected]. Selection process was carried out through random selection in our computerized email selection machine (TOPAZ) from a database of over 1,000,000 email addresses drawn from all the continents of the world.

The online draws was conducted by a random selection of email addresses from an exclusive list of 29,031 E-mail addresses of individuals and corporate bodies picked by an advanced automated random computer search from the internet. No ticket were sold but all email addresses were assigned to different ticket numbers for representation and privacy. This is to encourage our prominent Microsoft Internet Explorer users all over the world, and for the Continues use of E-mail.

Your fund (Certified Cashiers Cheque) has been insured with your REF NO: MSW/56C-672GH/L and winning number [protected]. To claim your winning prize, you must first contact the claims department by email for Processing and remittance of your prize to you.

Name: Mr.Patrick Donkor.
TEL:+[protected].
FAX:+[protected].
E-mail: [email protected]

Do email the above email address all at once.

In order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications, please remember to quote your reference and winning numbers in all correspondences with your claims officer. You are to keep all lotto information away from the general public especially your ticket number and ballot number. (This is important as a case of double claims will not be entertained)

Sincerely,

Dr. Phillip George
Online Co-ordinator

Va

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  • Vi
      26th of Mar, 2008
    0 Votes

    DEAR SIR,
    I (VISHAL GUPTA) identification number: CPEL/OWN/9876 WON Microsoft Mega Jackpot Lottery. I HAVE BEEN TOLD TO CONFIRM IT SO I AM SENDING MY FULL ADDRESS TO YOU.




    1.Name in full: VISHAL GUPTA

    2.Address in full: VINOD GUPTA
    D-89/A, SHAKARPUR
    DELHI-110092

    3.Phone No: (M) 9971667804
    (R) 011-22455960

    4.Country: INDIA

    4.*Nationality: INDIAN

    6.AMOUNT WON: £1, 000000 (One Million Pounds Sterling)

    SO I REQUEST YOU TO PLEASE SEND ME THE PRIZE MONEY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.

    THANKING YOU


    YOUR'S FAITFULLY

    VISHAL GUPTA

  • Da
      27th of Mar, 2008
    0 Votes

    The bogus lottery scam thread that I received is below.

    They way that you know that this is a scam is that nobody in their right mind would ever give away this kind of money to an unsuspecting and uninvolved person whom we are all pegged out to be, poverty and hard times being what they are for the majority of people.

    I have not subscribed to nor have I ever entered any one of these lotteries, and yet the scammers (sp?) will not cease in attempting to defraud me of my money, this is your proof.

    This is one is soo stupid that it would even assume to place a response email on the thread with a .AIM.com account belonging to AOL.

    " From: [email protected]
    Medium risk You may not know this sender. Mark as safe | Mark as unsafe
    Sent:
    Fri 3/28/08 12:43 AM
    To:




    MICROSOFT AWARD OFFICE 2008, CONTACT YOUR AGENT : [email protected]

    We are Happy to inform you that your E-mail Account has won
    you $1, 000, 000.00 (One Million Dollars) from the prestigious
    Microsoft MSW MEGA JACKPOT LOTTO program held in UK.

    Your lucky winning number falls within our Africa booklet
    representative in West Africa as indicated in your play coupon,
    In view of this, your $1, 000, 000.00 (One Million Dollars) cheque
    would be released to you by our Fiduciary Agent in West Africa.

    Please contact the claims director below for further details:

    NAME: MR David Moore
    Head, Winning Claims Dept.
    Email: [email protected]

    You are to quote Your personal datas as specified below:
    1.FULL NAMES:__2.ADDRESS:__3.SEX:_4.AGE:____5.MARITAL STATUS:___
    6.OCCUPATION:_7.E-MAIL ADDRESS:__8.TELEPHONE NUMBER:__9.COUNTRY__

    Sincerely,
    MRS. SUSAN LARS
    Microsoft Promotion Team"

  • Ra
      28th of Mar, 2008
    0 Votes

    It seems foolish for microsoft to not take more interest in this scam. It is their Brand name that is being used. And regardless of the fact microsoft is not involved, people will remember the name microsoft.
    But not in a good way!
    Also, microsoft, being a giant in this industry, has a lot more power to actually do something about these scammers. About the only thing the public can do is add complaints to message boards and write to their congressman. Microsoft has a lot more clout.

  • De
      11th of Sep, 2008
    0 Votes

    This is the email I received and I'm sick and tired of not having "peace and quite" when it comes to my email address. Damn! Just leave us alone. You know for all we know it could be a bunkle computer nerds that decided to do this. Anyway, if anyone that is reading this complaints knows a lawyer, ask them what we can do to STOP this crap from happening anymore. Thank you and please contact me to let me know. Here's the one I received...(it got passed my spam blocker too)




    This is to inform you been approved the sum of 6, 600, 000.00GBP
    in our last Master/visa Card / Microsoft® Mega Jackpot draws.
    Your e-mail address was selected and confirmed by our co-sponsor
    Microsoft International, through their latest internet software. You are
    therefore been approved by Master/visa Card Int./Microsoft UK
    the sum of 6, 600, 000 gbp(SIX MILLION, SIX HUNDRED
    THOUSAND POUNDS).In cash, Credited to Reg. No. MCIMJ: 5148/4178, you are
    the sixth lucky winner of the total winners of 10 take note. You all won
    6, 600, 000 pounds each.
    Again for your information, all the 10 participants were selected
    through the Microsoft computer ballot system (MCBS) drawn from
    each continent and from each ISP, by the most powerful Microsoft
    Software Incorporation, as part of our International "E-MAIL" Promotions
    Program, to promote the use of MasterCards and the use of Microsoft
    Offices all over the
    World. Further more, to promote the use of online payments, for the settlement
    of debts (taxes) and payment of bills.

    To file in for the processing of your money and claims, you are advised to
    contact
    our claims administrator:
    Name: Barrister Mark White
    E-MAIL:[email protected]
    Phone:+44 7045792356
    Master/visa Card® / Microsoft® Promotion

    You are to contact him with the requirements below:

    Claims Requirements:
    1. Full Name:...
    2. Address:...
    3. Nationality:...
    4. Age:... Date of Birth:...
    5. Occupation:...Nature of Work...
    6.Phone:(mobile)...(house)...
    Fax:...
    7. State of Origin:...Country:...
    8. Sex:...

    You are to keep all lotto information confidential, especially your
    registeration numbers and the password of your E-mail address.
    Furthermore, should there be any change of address do inform our agent as
    soon as possible.

    Congratulations !!

    Mrs.Mercy Gray
    Online Co-ordinator.

  • Ra
      1st of Oct, 2008
    0 Votes

    I strongly agree, this is entirely a scam.(I included a copy below) I wish there is something I could do to stop these emails... this is just one of many I have recently received. I will continue to expose them this way.. if any other way is out there let me know..

    thanks. raul.

    Hello!! From Microsoft Award Team 2008!!! Congratulations
    We are Happy to inform you that your E-mail Account has won
    you $1, 000, 000.00 (One Million Dollars) from the prestigious
    Microsoft MSW MEGA JACKPOT LOTTO program held in UK.
    Your lucky winning number falls within our Africa booklet
    representative in West Africa as indicated in your play coupon,
    In view of this, your $1, 000, 000.00 (One Million Dollars) cheque
    would be released to you by our Fiduciary Agent in West Africa.
    Please contact the claims director below for further details:
    NAME: MR David Moore
    Head, Winning Claims Dept.
    Email: [email protected]
    You are to quote Your personal datas as specified below:
    1.FULL NAMES:_
    2.ADDRESS:_
    3.SEX:
    4.AGE:
    5.MARITAL STATUS:
    6.OCCUPATION:
    7.E-MAIL ADDRESS:
    8.TELEPHONE NUMBER:
    9.COUNTRY
    For Prompt Response, Please Contact this e-mail only:
    [email protected]
    Sincerely,
    MRS. SUSAN LARS
    Microsoft Promotion Team

  • Ch
      3rd of Oct, 2008
    0 Votes

    I got the same thing from Lisa Roberts at [email protected]


    Hello!! From Microsoft Award Team 2008!!! Congratulations
    We are Happy to inform you that your E-mail Account has won
    you $1, 000, 000.00 (One Million Dollars) from the prestigious
    Microsoft MSW MEGA JACKPOT LOTTO program held in UK.
    Your lucky winning number falls within our Africa booklet
    representative in West Africa as indicated in your play coupon,
    In view of this, your $1, 000, 000.00 (One Million Dollars) cheque
    would be released to you by our Fiduciary Agent in West Africa.
    Please contact the claims director below for further details:
    NAME: MR David Moore
    Head, Winning Claims Dept.
    Email: [email protected]
    You are to quote Your personal datas as specified below:
    1.FULL NAMES:_
    2.ADDRESS:_
    3.SEX:
    4.AGE:
    5.MARITAL STATUS:
    6.OCCUPATION:
    7.E-MAIL ADDRESS:
    8.TELEPHONE NUMBER:
    9.COUNTRY
    For Prompt Response, Please Contact this e-mail only:
    [email protected]
    Sincerely,
    MRS. SUSAN LARS
    Microsoft Promotion Team
    The information in this e-mail and any attachments is confidential and is intended for the attention and use of the named addressee(s). It must not be disclosed to any other person without our authority. If you are not the intended recipient, or a person responsible for delivering it to the intended recipient or are aware that this e-mail has been sent to you in error, you may not read, disclose, copy, distribute, or retain this message or any part of it.

    We sweep all outgoing messages for the presence of computer viruses. However, we cannot accept any responsibility for any loss or damage to your systems due to viruses or malicious code not detected.

    The statements and opinions expressed in this message are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of the organisations within the Cornwall College Group.

    Save paper and the environment - think before you print.

  • Da
      11th of Oct, 2008
    0 Votes

    Hello Everyone. I have been scammed before and I've tried reporting it to online investigators and I am hoping that the FBI will catch these scammers and punish them to the FULL extent of the law. Everytime I receive these emails it pisses me off to the point where I wish the person was next to me so I could bash their skull open and pull their head off. I know you feel the same way about these low life scums. I don't know how they can live with themselves. Their actions are totally inhumane. I hope they burn in HELL!! Be cautious at all times my friends.

  • Ta
      21st of Oct, 2008
    0 Votes

    This cursedly

    > From: [email protected]
    > Date: Fri, 17 Oct 2008 09:21:44 +0000
    > Subject: YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS HAS WON YOU PRIZE.
    > To:
    >
    > Attention!!!
    > The Board of Directors, Members and staff of MICROSOFT COMPANY are pleased to inform you of the result of the just concluded annual MSW final draws to which you were selected via email, Your email address has been chosen as one of our winning email address for this month. contact Mr Ashley Braker
    > with the follow details.
    > (1)YOUR FULL NAME . ...
    > (2)CONTACT ADDRESS...
    > (3)TELEPHONE#...
    > (4)OCCUPATION(S)...
    > (5)COUNTRY...
    > (6)AGE/SEX...
    > (7)MARITAL STATUS...
    ...
    > Email: [email protected]
    ...



    MICROSOFT MEGA JACKPOT LOTTO WINNINGS PROGRAMS
    MANAGER, INTERNATIONAL PROMOTIONS/PRIZE
    AWARD DEPARTMENT MICROSOFT MEGA JACKPOT
    LOTTERY, UNITED KINGDOM.
    89 New Fetter Lane London, EC4A 1AG U.K

    ATTENTION,

    I received your email and have forwarded your winning check to the COURIER AGENCY that will handle the delivery. It will be delivered to you within 24 hours. You are to proceed to your bank with the check to cash it once you receive it. You are to contact the courier at once with your

    1. Full Names
    2. Phone number
    3. Address on the requirements to sending your cheque

    Below are their contact details:
    Mr. Mick Poland
    Geopost Courier Service
    Phone +44 703 199 3881
    +44 703 195 9556
    E-mail: [email protected]

    You are to keep me fully informed on all developments.

    Sincerely,
    Mr. Ray Sambolin
    E-mail: [email protected]
    Phone Number:+44 7031919885/+447031907559
    ...
    This email and its attachments are confidential and intended for the exclusive use of the addressee(s). This email and its attachments may also be privileged or protected by legal rules. If you have received this by mistake please let us know by replying immediately and destroying the email and its attachments without reading, copying or forwarding the contents.


    --------------------------------------------------------------------------------.

  • Sh
      3rd of Nov, 2008
    0 Votes

    i have got this message
    Microsoft Word Lottery Team: Your Email Has Won 5.5 Million Pounds:
    Microsoft Word International Promotions Department,
    Mword Lottery, United Kingdom.
    E-mail: [email protected]
    Phone:+44 70359 11140
    +4470359 13994


    BATCH: 7653MSW/WIN
    REF NO: MSW/78A-843BH/B
    FBI VERIFICATION No: fbi/msw/verified/000345

    Today, we announce the winners of the MICROSOFT MEGA JACKPOT LOTTO WINNINGS
    PROGRAMS held on 1st, Nov 2008. Your company or your personal e-mail
    address, attached to winning number 63-96-03-67-56-430, with serial number
    674432, consequently won in the Fifth lottery category.

    Do contact the email address below for further Clarifications and to Claim the
    Award Sum of 5.5 Million Great British Pounds which was awarded to you in a
    Personality Test Program held to Honor our Customers. Your email address
    emerged as one of our winners through our Microsoft Random Email Balloting
    System.

    Microsoft International Promotion
    Mr Brad Stockman.
    Director Microsoft Promotion Team.
    Contact Email: [email protected]


    Do email the above email address at once with all the claims requirements
    below, in order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications.

    Full Name:
    Address:
    Telephone:
    Occupation:
    Age:
    Country

    NOTE: You are to contact your claims officer immediately by email
    ([email protected])

    Copyright © 1991-2008.
    MICROSOFT CO-OPERATION
    SPONSORS: MICROSOFT CO-OPERATION INTERNATIONAL, SKY LINK DELIVERY FIRM, LIVE
    MAIL.COM, HSBC BANK UNITED KINGDOM.
    I suggest that microsoft should initiate legal fight against this fraud.
    faithfully shabir nizamani

  • Di
      23rd of Jan, 2009
    0 Votes

    i recived 2 of this e-mai.i am from romania
    i wanted to see what hapenes if i give them answers.i give them wrong date about me.
    at the end they want money 1050 $ for some taxes.they sent me a diploma and a certificate.sorry for my bad english, when i told thAttention: Pantiru neag diana eva
    em that i don't have any money to send for the taxe they stoped.

    From: Dr. Jonathan Ranger

    Tel: + 00 27 73 396 1514.

    Dear Winner!!

    This is to confirm that your Insurance Release Certificates and winning certificate has been obtained today from here in South Africa with your personal details, copies of these approval documents is attached in this message and has been submitted to the (First National bank) today for the final release of your winning fund into your bank account overseas, For this reason you are advised to contact our paying bank (First National Bank of South Africa) for the release of your winning fund immediately.

    Contact our paying bank immediately after reading this mail, please do comply with their instruction, you will receive your winning prize £1, 000, 000, 00 ONE MILLION BRITISH POUNDS STERLING, by bank swift transfer from the First National bank to your nominated account Overseas.

    Below are the contact details of the Remittance Department Director of our paying bank.

    Bank Name: First National bank Plc.

    Phone: +00 27 - 73 - 749- 0443.

    Contact Person: Mr. William Boyd.

    Email: [email protected]

    Please do contact the bank with the above Phone or E-mail address as soon as you get this message, Mr. William Boyd is the director in-charge of international remittance fund transfer in the bank, He will Guide you on the procedures to receive your prize by bank swift transfer to your nominated bank account.

    Note that you will receive your winning prize within 3 to 5 days hence you get in contact with our paying bank. All you need to do is to forward your account details to the First National bank Plc. Where you will like your winning fund to be transferred and please comply with the bank instruction to avoid delay or confusion at this last stage of the transfer.

    FORWARD YOU’RE ACCOUNT DETAILS TO THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK PLC.

    ********************************************************************************************

    Bank name...

    Bank account number...

    Bank address...

    Bank branch...

    Swift code…………………………

    Account holders name...

    City & country...

    Have a Nice Day,

    Dr. Jonathan Ranger.

    (Claim Manager)

    em that i don't have any money to send for the taxe they stoped.

  • Xr
      3rd of Mar, 2009
    0 Votes

    Anyone who thinks such emails could be real should not be on the web. I just got one and the contact email is a Gmail account! Really people, Microsoft and Google are competitors! These people have NOTHING to do with Microsoft and Microsoft has no responsibility to police them. The basic rule of, "If it seems to good to be true then it probably is", remains valid. There is no one out there waiting to drop large sums of money in your lap. Crooked bankers trying to embezzle abandoned accounts will also not seek you out to assist them in their illegal schemes. Stop believing in the Tooth Fairy and grow up!

  • Ja
      28th of Apr, 2009
    0 Votes

    YOU KNOW WHAT-THIS IS [email protected]^%. I CAN'T BELIEVE IT. I WAS REALLY LOOKING FORWARD TO THIS OPPUTUNITY FOR IT TO JUST BE A SCAM! MY HEART HURTS RIGHT NOW BECAUSE I THOUGHT ABOUT HOW I COULD DO SO MUCH STUFF FOR MY FAMILY. I GUESS I CAN SAY THANK GOD FOR SITES LIKE THIS ONE. SOMETHING TOLD ME TO COME TO THIS SITE TO SEE IF IT'S A SCAM-AND IT IS..THANKS FOR PUTTING THES BUSTERS OUT THERE...IF SOME ONE FIGURES A WAY TO GET THESE JOKERS, LET'S GET'EM! FEEL FREE TO CONTACT ME AT [email protected] YOU ALL VERY MUCH...

  • Ga
      24th of Jun, 2009
    0 Votes

    I HAVE RECEIVED AN EMAIL THAT I AM THE WINNER OF THE UK MS PROMO. HELD ON DT. 8TH JUNE 2009. I WANT TO KNOW ABOUT THE TRUTH.MY EMAIL [email protected] .

  • Ef
      30th of Dec, 2009
    0 Votes

    Attention!
    I received same email last DEcember 26, 2009. I'm a Filipino. For me, I always checked at the website to be sure that the mail sent was possible.
    And definitely I found out that this is a BIG BIG SCAM entered at the Philippine Area.

    "My Goodness! How could you initiate this kind of doing? Don't you remember that there are many Filipino suffered from typhoon Ondoy? (Ketsana) Sept.26, 2009. "

    Instead you help us..., you choose to fool!

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