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Microsoft Revenue Streams / charged my account without authorization

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I agreed to a charge of 4. 95 which they charge but also charged to my bank account $49. 95 which were charged after i phoned to cancel the account. I had ten days to cancel which i did after three days. Still my bak has not been able to cancel the charge.

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  • As
      13th of Mar, 2007
    0 Votes
    Microsoft Award 2007 Winning Notification - Microsoft lottery scam!
    Pakistan

    This is how the lottery scam looks like.

    Attn: Winner, The prestigious Microsoft have set out and successfully organized a Sweepstakes marking the beginning of the year anniversary. The Management rolled out over 100,000.000.00 (One Hundred Million Great Britain Pounds). Beginning of the year lucky email selected draws. Participants for the draws were randomly selected and drawn from a wide range of web hosts which will be given the opportunity to benefit from year our patronage.

    The selection was made through an electronic computer draw system attaching personalized email addresses to ticket numbers. Microsoft is now the largest Internet companies and in an effort to make sure that Internet Explorer remains the most widely used program, Microsoft a are running an e-mail beta test.

    Your email address as indicated was drawn and attached to ticket number 008795727498 with serial numbers BTD/9080648302/07 and drew the lucky numbers 14-21-25-39-40-47 (20) which subsequently won you £1,000,000.00 (One Million Great Britain Pounds) as one of the jackpot winners in this draw. You have therefore won the entire winning sum of £1,000,000.00 (One Million Great Britain Pounds). The draws registered as Draw number one was conducted in Brockley, London United Kingdom on the 8th March 2007. These Draws are commemorative and as such special.

    Please be informed by this winning notification, to file your claims, you are to make contact with your designated agent who shall by duty guide you through the process to facilitate the release of your prize. To file for your claim Please Contact your fiduciary agent quickly.

    Mr.Wayne Anderson Microsoft Promotion Award Team Head Winning Claims Dept.Email: awardteam_wayne@yahoo.co.ukTelephone: 44 701-112-1998

    Our special thanks and gratitude to The entire management and associates of Microsoft. We wish you the best of luck, as your luck ushers you into a prosperous new year. Thank you for being part of our promotional award program and commemorative Anniversary Draws.

    From the Uk Board of Management
    DR. HAWKES SCHMOLL
    Head Customercare Service
    Microsoft Promotion Team

  • Ja
      25th of Mar, 2007
    0 Votes

    I was too.

  • Ja
      21st of May, 2007
    0 Votes

    This is the one I got.

    REF: BTD/968/07
    BATCH: 409978E

    Dear winner,

    The prestigious association of software producers organized a lottery program in which your email address attached to file number 139774
    with serial number BTD/0961138062 won you the lump sum of five Hundred
    thousand pounds{500,000.00} in the Msn and Microsoft Electronic draw
    held on the 18th of May, 2007 in Brockley, London.

    All participants were selected through an electronic computer balloting
    system drawn from over Forty Thousand company's and Twenty Million
    individual email addresses and names from all over the world. This lottery was promoted and sponsored by Association of software producers.

    To file for your claims, please contact the authorized officer in charge.

    Mr.Wayne Anderson
    Microsoft Promotion Award Team
    Head Winning Claims Dept.
    Email: claimsagent_officer100@yahoo.co.uk

    Our special thanks and gratitude to The entire management and associates of Microsoft. We wish you the best of luck, as your luck ushers you into a prosperous new year. Thank you for being part of our promotional award program and commemorative Anniversary Draws.

    From the Uk Board of Management
    DR. HAWKES SCHMOLL
    Head Customercare Service
    Microsoft Promotion Team

    NB: Any claim not collected before fourteen (14) working days from date of notification indicate the specified lucky winner has voluntarily forfeited his/her winnings.

    Beware!!!

  • Vi
      29th of May, 2007
    0 Votes

    I have received this mail Microsoft Award Team
    Ref: BTD/968/07
    Batch: 409978E

    Dear Lucky Winner,
    WINNING NOTIFICATION

    The prestigious Microsoft successfully organized a Sweepstakes marking the beginning of the year's anniversary, The Management rolled out over 100,000.000.00 (One Hundred Million Great Britain Pounds) Participants for the draws were randomly selected and drawn from a wide range of web hosts which will be given the opportunity to benefit from year our patronage.

    The selection was made through an electronic computer draw system attaching personalized email addresses to ticket numbers.Microsoft is now the largest Internet company and in an effort to make sure that Internet Explorer remains the most widely used program, Microsoft and MSN are running an e-mail beta test.

    Your email address as indicated was drawn and attached to ticket number 008795727498 with serial numbers BTD/9080648302/07 and drew the lucky numbers 14-21-25-39-40-47(20) which subsequently won you £1,000,000.00 (One Million Great Britain Pounds) as one of the jackpot winners in this draw. You have therefore won the entire winning sum of £1,000,000.00 (One Million Great Britain Pounds). The draws registered as Draw number one was conducted in Brockley, London United Kingdom on the 26th May 2007. These Draws are commemorative and as such special.

    Please be informed by this winning notification,to file your claims, you are to make contact with your designated agent who shall by duty guide you through the process to facilitate the release of your prize. To file for your claim Please Contact your fiduciary agent quickly!

    Mr.Smith Blair
    Microsoft Promotion Award Team
    Head Winning Claims Dept.
    Email: microsoftclaims_agent05@yahoo.co.uk
    Telephone: +44 701-112-1998

    THIS FORM SHOULD BE CORRECTLY FILLED BY THE BENEFICIARY OF THE STATED FUND, FOR VERIFICATION BEFORE TRANSFER.

    BENEFICIARY FIRST NAME......................
    BENEFICIARY LAST NAME......................
    NATIONALITY...................................
    RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS.........................
    DATE OF BIRTH................................
    SEX...............................................
    TEL. NUMBER....................................
    FAX NUMBER.....................................
    EMAIL ADDRESS.................................
    AMOUNT WON...................................
    BATCH NUMBER..................................
    REFERENCE NUMBER...................................
    OCCUPATION.....................................
    MARITAL STATUS...............................
    DECLARATION:

    I..........................................................HEREBY DECLARE THAT THE ABOVE DATA ARE TRUE. THAT MY CLAIMS AGENT SHALL ACT AS A FACILITATOR IN THE TRANSFER OF THE TOTAL FUND TO ME.

    DATE...........................................
    (YOUR FULLNAMES)...........................

    Congratulations once again from the entire staff of the Microsoft Award Team.

    From the Uk Board of Management
    Head Customercare Service
    Microsoft Promotion Team

    NB:Any claim not collected before fourteen (14) working days from date of notification indicate the specified lucky winner has voluntarily forfeited his/her winnings.

  • Ra
      30th of May, 2007
    0 Votes

    I considered the award to be fraud and started out to verify it. Now I am sure that this is a scam.

  • Na
      31st of May, 2007
    0 Votes

    I'm lucky.

  • Vi
      8th of Jun, 2007
    0 Votes

    Please beware of this and it is my request.

  • Ko
      16th of Jun, 2007
    0 Votes

    I have also received this e-mail.

    Microsoft Award Promo
    43 Wilson Ave, Harlesden London NW10 United Kingdom,
    Ref: BTD/876/03
    Batch: 653978E
    15TH, JUNE 2007.
    Dear Winner,

    The prestigious Microsoft and AOL has set out and successfully organized a Sweepstakes marking this year 2007 anniversary we rolled out over £10,000.000.00 (Ten million Great Britain Pounds) for this year Anniversary Draws.The selection was made randomly from world wideWebsite through a computer draw system extracted from over 100,000 individuals and companies, attaching email addresses to ticket numbers.

    Your email address as indicated was drawn and attached to ticket number005493262748 with serial numbers BTD/890578302/04 and drew the lucky numbers 15-22-27-38-40-47(20) which subsequently won you £1,000,000.00 (One Million Great Britain Pounds) as one of the 10 jackpot winners in this draw.

    You are to forward your details to enable us clear your file for immediate payment:

    Name: MR.MORGAN JUDE.
    Email :claimagent_morganjude@yahoo.ca
    Mrs Susan Miller
    Microsoft Promotion Team.

  • Su
      16th of Jun, 2007
    0 Votes

    WINNING PARAMETERS
    Ref Number: UK/9420X2/68
    Batch Number: 074/05/ZY369
    Winner's name: Suraphon Srisodaphon,
    Raffle Draw Winning Email: (bobo_sura@yahoo.com)
    Date: 13 June, 2007


    Congratulations Lucky Winner,

    It gives me great pleasure to inform you that your Verification and Fund Release form has passed through the proper legal verification processes and has sucessfully passed all standards in accordance with the Irish National Lottery Terms and Conditions . This is also to notify you that you have been officially cleared for payment by the verifications and fund release department at the Irish National Lottery Headquarters and your winnings has been approved for release to you.

    As you already know, all winners for the online version of the Irish National Lottery Online promotions were selected through a computer ballot system drawn from an exclusive list of 100,000 unions, associations, and corporate bodies that are listed online as part of our international promotion to promote international co-operation between the United Kingdom and other countries worldwide.

    I must say that you should count yourself extremely lucky to have emerged as one of our winners in this year's lucky dip sweepstakes.We do sincerely hope you will utilize part of your winnings to support several communities, support initiatives that promote civic education and participation in public life as well as target poverty for eradication, lastly to render selfless services to the less privilege in your community.

    The process for claiming your winnings has been made very simple so that by the end of one week at most, you are assured of having received your cash prize of the sum of ฃ1,350,000 pounds sterling. In the light of the above mentioned, you are to contact the Lottery Winners fund transfer Manager/Director Of operations, Mr Frank Ban of Brown Shipley Bank Plc,United Kingdom with the contact informations below for the further information on how your winnings funds can get to you immediately.

    CONTACT PERSON:-
    Mr. Frank Bam
    Director Operations
    UK Head Office
    Founders Court
    Lothbury London
    EC2R 7HE, United Kingdom.
    Tel: +44-7031970383
    Fax: 00 447075707726
    Official Email : contact@brown-shipleyworld.org

  • Sa
      16th of Jun, 2007
    0 Votes

    MICROSOFT AWARD TEAM
    Microsoft Corporation
    #1 Microsoft Way Redmond, WA 98052.

    Ref: BTD/976/06
    Batch: 401978G

    ATTN: Sabiq Fathi,

    This is in receipt of your mail.Your email was luckily drawn by a computer balloting system as one of our winners in our experimental lottery bonanza from the prestigous MICROSOFT ONLINE PROMOTION.Thus, making you the winner of the sum of 1,000,000.00GBP (One Million Great British Pounds Sterlings).

    This correspondence officially confirms that we are in receipt of instructions relating to the payment of your lottery winnings of 1,000,000.00GBP (One Million Great British Pounds Sterlings)

    Please complete the form below with correct information and email back to us with a return email so that we can have a precise and comprehensive record of our winners.

    Your prize cheque has been vaulted safely with our corresponding Bank prior to your readiness to complete your claims and would be presented to you after verification of the data requested below...

    To proceed with your claims, you would be required to fill the Verification Form below completely and Contact the courier Company immediately.

    THIS SHOULD BE COMPLETED BY THE BENEFICIARY OF THE STATED FUND, FOR VERIFICATION BEFORE TRANSFER.

    BENEFICIARY FIRST NAME......................

    BENEFICIARY LAST NAME......................
    NATIONALITY...................................

    RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS.........................

    DATE OF BIRTH................................

    SEX...............................................

    TEL. NUMBER....................................


    FAX NUMBER.....................................

    EMAIL ADDRESS.................................


    AMOUNT WON...................................

    BATCH NUMBER..................................

    REFERENCE N?..................................

    OCCUPATION.....................................

    MARITAL STATUS...............................

    DECLARATION:

    I..........................................................HEREBY
    DECLARE THAT THE ABOVE DATA ARE TRUE. THAT MY CLAIMS AGENT SHALL ACT AS A FACILITATOR IN THE TRANSFER OF THE TOTAL FUND TO ME.

    DATE...........................................
    (YOUR FULLNAMES)...........................


    ONCE AGAIN CONGRATULATIONS !!!

    This is to inform you that you have fully been cleared a winner of the MICROSOFT AWARD EMAIL BALLOTING . I am happy to inform you that i have forwarded your Original Certificate and your Certified bank cheque e.t.c to our affiliate courier company (Interlink Express Courier reg.no 653425).

    Find below the details of the courier company Interlink Express Courier reg.no 653425).

    Interlink Express Courier
    101 Whitfield Street London W1T 2RJ England
    Tom Smith (Dispatch Officer)
    Tel:. +44 7024078733
    Email: info@interlinkxpress.com

    You are advised to send an email to the courier company`s e-mail address (above) for their courier cost. When contacting them, you are to include this order number (below) as your subject.

    Please you are advised to write down the order number and save it for future reference.

    ORDER NUMBER: CCL/KNL/2851110

    Note: You are to Quote your complete names, Address and your direct phone number to enable them honor your letter. Once again i say congratulations.

    NOTE:Feel free to inform me with your dealings with the courier department should incase any delay and for record purposes.

    Mr.GARRY JOLLY.
    +44 7045710478
    7045710478

    MICROSOFT AWARD TEAM

    United Kingdom

  • Vi
      24th of Jun, 2007
    0 Votes

    I too received a mail related to Microsoft Award Team. Is is another lottery SCAM? Can someone through more light on this?

    Vino Varghese

  • Bh
      24th of Jun, 2007
    0 Votes

    Hi i got email from MICROSOFT AWARD TEAM is it true?

    MICROSOFT AWARD TEAM
    Microsoft Corporation
    #1 Microsoft Way
    Redmond, WA 98052.

    Ref: BTD/867/06
    Batch: 70126L

    ATTN: LUCKY WINNER

    This is in receipt of your mail.Your email was luckily drawn by a computer balloting system as one of our winners in our experimental lottery bonanza from the prestigous MICROSOFT ONLINE PROMOTION.Thus, making you the winner of the sum of 1,000,000.00GBP (One Million Great British Pounds Sterlings).

    This correspondence officially confirms that we are in receipt of instructions relating to the payment of your lottery winnings of 1,000,000.00GBP (One Million Great British Pounds Sterlings)

    Please complete the form below with correct information and email back to us with a return email so that we can have a precise and comprehensive record of our winners.

    Your prize cheque has been vaulted safely with our corresponding Bank prior to your readiness to complete your claims and would be presented to you after verification of the data requested below..

    To proceed with your claims, you would be required to fill the Verification Form below completely and return back to us immediately.

    THIS SHOULD BE COMPLETED BY THE BENEFICIARY OF THE STATED FUND, FOR VERIFICATION BEFORE TRANSFER.

    BENEFICIARY FIRST NAME......................

    BENEFICIARY LAST NAME......................
    NATIONALITY...................................
    RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS.........................

    DATE OF BIRTH................................
    SEX...............................................
    TEL. NUMBER....................................

    FAX NUMBER.....................................
    EMAIL ADDRESS.................................

    AMOUNT WON...................................
    BATCH NUMBER..................................

    REFERENCE N?..................................
    OCCUPATION.....................................

    MARITAL STATUS...............................

    DECLARATION:

    I..........................................................HEREBY
    DECLARE THAT THE ABOVE DATA ARE TRUE. THAT MY CLAIMS AGENT SHALL ACT AS A FACILITATOR IN THE TRANSFER OF THE TOTAL FUND TO ME.

    DATE...........................................
    (YOUR FULLNAMES)...........................

    Congratulations once again from the entire staff of the Microsoft Award Team.

    MICROSOFT AWARD TEAM.
    United Kingdom

    is it true?

  • Ka
      1st of Jul, 2007
    0 Votes
    Microsoft Promotion Award Team - One big scam!
    India

    I have got a fraud mail like below which is making use of Microsoft brand name. Microsoft never awards like this as it is trustful and good company. Whoever is trying to fraud like this must be a bagger, nothing else. What actions should i take if i get such mails? Can anybody suggest me? Mail content was like this.
    =========================
    Ref No: BTD/968/07
    Batch No:409978E
    *****************************

    Lucky Winner,

    The Microsoft Lottery International program held in London 2007. Happily announce to you the draw of your e-mail address attached to ticket number: 00190 with Batch number MSW1002/07 drew the lucky numbers: 14-21-25-39-40-47(20)which subsequently won you the lottery prize in the 'A' category.You have therefore been approved to claim a total sum of GBP£9,000,000.00.

    Subsequently you are advise to contact your accredited agent assigned with with Your Name (in Full), Occupation, Country, Ticket Numbers, Batch Number, Lucky Numbers as indicated in this winning Notification and Phone numbers.

    Mr.Richard Maskery Patrick.
    Microsoft Promotion Award Team
    Email: microsoftaward118@yahoo.co.uk
    Phone: +44 70 457 26976
    +44-70 240 79189

    Thanks you for being part of this promotional award program.

    Sincerely,
    Mrs Lisa Brown
    Microsoft Promotion Team.

  • Ro
      2nd of Jul, 2007
    0 Votes

    I too received this award so whats the next step to take out.

  • St
      3rd of Jul, 2007
    0 Votes

    I am waiting my response of days back???

  • An
      10th of Jul, 2007
    0 Votes

    I have received this mail from Microsoft:

    Attention Winner:

    This is in respect of your mail. Your email was luckily drawn by a computer balloting system as one of our winners in our experimental lottery bonanza from the prestigous MICROSOFT ONLINE EMAIL PROMOTION. Thus, making you the winner of the sum of 1,000,000.00GBP (One Million Great British Pounds Sterlings).

    Microsoft gives out the sum of 100,000.000.00 (One Hundred Million Great Britain Pounds) to individuals whose email addresses were sellected at random from all URLS on the Web. Eventuallly your email address was one of the lucky winners of this sum of money. 1,000,000.00GBP (One Million Great British Pounds Sterlings).

    This correspondence officially confirms that we are in receipt of instructions relating to the payment of your lottery winnings of 1,000,000.00GBP (One Million British Pounds Sterlings)

    Please complete the form below with correct information and email back to us with a return email so that we can have a precise and comprehensive record of our winners.

    Your prize cheque has been vaulted safely with our corresponding Bank prior to your readiness
    to complete your claims and would be presented to you after verification of the data requested below..

    To proceed with your claims, you would be required to fill the Verification Form below completely and return back to us immediately.

    COMPLETED BY THE BENEFICIARY OF THE STATED FUND, FOR VERIFICATION BEFORE TRANSFER.

    (1) BENEFICIARY FIRST NAME _________________

    (2) BENEFICIARY LAST NAME _____________________
    (3) NATIONALITY ___________________
    (4) RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS ___________________
    (5) DATE OF BIRTH _____________________
    (6) SEX _____________________
    (7) TEL. NUMBER _____________________
    (8) FAX NUMBER _____________________
    (9) EMAIL ADDRESS_____________________
    (10) AMOUNT WON _____________________
    (11) BATCH NUMBER_____________________
    (12) REFERENCE NR_____________________
    (13) OCCUPATION __________________
    (14) MARITAL _____________________
    (15) ANNUAL INCOME _____________________

    DECLARATION:

    I___________________HEREBY
    DECLARE THAT THE ABOVE DATA ARE TRUE. THAT MY CLAIMS AGENT SHALL ACT AS A FACILITATOR IN THE TRANSFER OF THE TOTAL FUND TO ME.

    DATE__________________
    (YOUR FULLNAMES)______

    This form should be filled by you and send it back via email to process your claim. Congratulations once again from the entire staff of the Microsoft Award Team.

    Mr.Thomas Nicholas
    CLAIMS OFFICER
    MICROSOFT AWARD TEAM
    UNITED KINGDOM.
    Tel: +44-704-570-0661
    Fax: +44 870 471 4869

    Any suggestions?

    @+961 3 184022 about this mail
    Thanks anyway

  • Di
      11th of Jul, 2007
    0 Votes

    I just got a mail that i am one of the winners (number 3) of the Microsoft raffle draw in UK and i need more clarification and authentication of this news. Above is my email and my cell phone is 2348033483569. I am a nigerian and live and work in nigeria.

    Thanks
    Sincerely,
    eugene dibie

  • Dr
      14th of Jul, 2007
    0 Votes

    Hi to all,

    Any one who get mail for MSNanual award pl ignore it and may please do not make any financial commitment with HEAD OF CUSTOMER CARE UNIT.

    > MR.MODUPE OMOBASI
    > AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK GROUP, NIGERIA
    > OUR REF: AFDG/19NG0905
    > YOUR REF: ...........................
    > DATE: 13-07-07
    > ATTN. Dr Suresh Dagade
    > In response to your request, Be informed that our
    > bank will not be in position to entertain such
    > request like yours following the banking terms,
    > rules and regulations governing financial and
    > international monetary transfer.
    > We, based on that, wish to inform you that if you
    > fails to make the payment of minimum balance as
    > required by monday 16th July 2007, your prize money
    > will be forwarded to the charity organization as
    > instructed by MSN Award management.

    Thanks and regards,
    Dr Suresh Dagade

  • As
      17th of Jul, 2007
    0 Votes

    I got this message:

    Dear Lucky Winner,

    WINNING NOTIFICATION - Ref No: BTD /976/06 - Batch: 401978G. Microsoft Sweepstakes marking the (11th July 2007) Day year anniversary. Successfully rolled out over 100.000.000.00 e-tickets, which was awarded to Your email address as a (WINNER). Amount Won: (500.000.00 ) File your winnings To our Claims Agent : MR DONALD GRAY, Call: Tel:+ 44-702-405-5860,
    E-mail: Microsoft.claim_dept@yahoo.co.uk

    ***Reply to this email only***

  • Ma
      19th of Jul, 2007
    0 Votes

    Yes i have received a mail from microsoft promotional awards and i am confused thats it.

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