Microsoft Promotion Claims Department - Uk / Email lottery scam
Email I received is below.
Microsoft Promotion Claim Department-UK <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Tuesday, November 13, 2007 1:54:43 PM
To:Linda Matte <email@example.com>
MICROSOFT AWARD TEAM
#1 Microsoft Way
Redmond, WA 98052.
On Behalf of the Screening Committee of Microsoft Award Board, we wish to formally announce to you that you have successfully passed the Email Screening and Verification Form Matching Test conducted for all online winners in your Category. Hence you are therefore CLEARED and can now claim your winnings .
However you are required to contact the manager, Disbursement of Funds (GURANTEED COURIER SERVICES DELIVERY AGENCY) for assistance in claiming your winnings, without you coming down to the united kingdom, they will help you with provision of some important information on how to get your certified Bank Draft Cheque.
NOTE: Their services are very affordable therefore Services rendered by GURANTEED COURIER SERVICE is to be paid by you and not the Microsoft Lottery promo board and also any charges will not be deducted from your won prize.
You are required to contact the Funds manager within 48 hours from the day you receive this guideline:
CONTACT GURANTEED COURIER SERVICE
Mr. COX DAVID.
COURIER COMPANY EMAIL-ID: firstname.lastname@example.org
Manager of Funds
GURANTEED COURIER SERVICE
I will require a concise update on proceedings with the firm as soon as you are in contact with them.If you need any assistance whatsoever, please do not hesitate to let me know.
Thanks for your Co-operation in anticipation.
This email is confidential. It may also be privileged or otherwise protected by other legal rules. If you are not the intended recipient please notify the sender immediately on the telephone number given below and delete the message from all locations on your computer. You should not copy this email or use it for any purpose or disclose its contents to any other person: to do so may be unlawful.
MR Terry Cole
MICROSOFT AWARD TEAM.