Microsoft Word Lottery / 2009 Microsoft Online winner
I received mail from Microsoft INC regarding lottery winning, details are here, "CONGRATULATIONS! This is to inform you that you have been cleared a winner of the MICROSOFT WORD LOTTERY PROMOTIONS. I am happy to inform you that we have forwarded your Original winning Certificate and your certified bank cheque to the courier company.
As you already know, all participants for the online version were selected randomly from the World Wide Web through a computer draw system and extracted from over 1, 000, 000 unions, associations and corporate bodies that are listed online and each email address was attached to a ticket number. Your email address attached to ticket number: S/N-00168 with Serial number 5368/02 was selected which automatically makes you one of our lucky winners.
Your funds have been approved for release and we will begin the process of remittance of your prize money to you immediately. I have contacted the UK National Lottery Advisory Board and The Internal Revenue Board on this matter and we have decided to send your winning parcel which contains your certified bank cheque which was made out in your name to the amount of £5, 500, 000.00 (Five Million Five Hundred Thousand Pounds), the original copies of your winning certificate, consolation prizes which include a Dell Inspiron 6400 Laptop, a Microsoft Word Lottery Branded T-shirt, a Microsoft Word Lottery Branded Baseball Cap and security Documents via a secured and efficient courier service.
We have also contacted our affiliate Courier Company GODSPEED COURIER SERVICES and have directed them to pick up your winning parcel from the National Head Quarters.
Please forward your Full Name and Address to The Head of Deliveries, GODSPEED COURIER SERVICES and he will get to you as soon as your winning parcel is ready for delivery.
Find below the details of the courier company.
GODSPEED COURIER SERVICES
32-477, HATSHIRE EXT 5, LONDON, SE1 7EH.
Please note: All Correspondences should be directed to Person:
Mr. Hafreez L. Karim
Customer Service Enquiry Officer,
Customer Information and Enquiry Department,
GODSPEED COURIER SERVICES.
Please note that considering the amount of money that is involved, we cannot entrust the postage of your cheque in the hands of any other courier service apart from our affiliate.
Do note that sequel to UK Lottery Acts 249(n) of 1972 amended in July, 1996 to ensure the actual winning prize get to Winners, the Courier charges cannot be deducted from your winning claims because your winning parcel is bounded by a hard cover insurance policy that gives only the winner access to the prize money.
Hence you will be responsible for all costs incurred in mailing your winning parcel to you.
Please note that Contact should be established within forty-eight hours (48hrs) of receiving this email so that details of delivery of your cheque will be communicated to you. In establishing contact, the number: MSW/OWN/9876 should also be included, in your email amongst your full names, contact address, direct telephone numbers so that your letter can be honored.
You are advised to contact the courier company for their courier cost of delivering your winning prize safely to you for immediate claims. When contacting them, you are to include this order number as your subject. Please you are advised to write down the order number and save it.
ORDER NUMBER: MSW/OWN/9876
Also note that the question on when and how to pay the courier cost will be answered by the courier company. Furthermore, as soon as you receive your cheque from the courier company, you are to proceed to your bank in your country so that the full value of your cheque can be paid to you. This means that your winning cheque is a certified cheque and as such can be cashed across the counter of any bank in your country.
Once again congratulations!!! From our members of staffs, we do hope that with part of your winnings you take part in Next year's Grand draws
Carolyn T. Willis (Mrs.)
DIRECTOR; CLAIMS DEPARTMENT
Now courier company asking for money. details are here, " Godspeed Courier Services
25th July, 2009
Our Ref: GSCS/02-J/1065/LN
Your Order Number: MSW/OWN/9876
REG No: 103309
Dear Customer (Ekta Apurva Vakil),
Welcome to Godspeed Couriers Services where your satisfaction and safe delivery of your parcel is our main priority. We assure you of the safest delivery at the appropriate time. Our services are the best you can ever get.
Godspeed Couriers Services is a well established company offering courier and transport services 24hours a day for priority delivery of letters, parcels and consignments to any destination by road, air or sea. We have a substantial team of couriers available for motorcycle dispatch plus van driver couriers in all size vehicles from small vans up to 7.5 tone and international couriers for dispatch by road, sea or air.
On Behalf of the Screening Committee of the Microsoft Word Lottery Board, we wish to inform you that your winning parcel will be delivered to you as soon as you meet with any of the option selected by you. I will advise you make your choice now, if you want your winning parcel couriered to your home address. You should choose the payment/billing option that suits your financial status so that payment can be effected immediately and your parcel can be delivered to you without any further form of delay.
Your Order number is MSW/OWN/9876. Description of parcel to be delivered:
An original certificate of weight: -------------0.15kg
Bonded draft of weight: -------------0.17kg
Total weight of parcel: -------------0.32kg
Colour of Parcel: -------------Brown
Length of days: -------------Same day/ 2-3days/ 3-4days
NAME: Ekta Apurva Vakil
ADDRESS: State Bank Panchsheel Society, Bh. Jahnavi Restaurant,
Polytechnic, Ahmedabad - 380015 Gujarat India
PHONE NUMBER: Please Provide
You are to please confirm your alternative mailing address to enable us dispatch your parcel immediately to you. Note that we also do not deliver to P.O. Box address or street corners but to your residence. It is the usual practice of our organization to conduct a proper verification of all parcels that we are to deliver to ensure that they are valid. Be rest assured that your cheque has been confirmed valid and delivery will be made once payment is made by you.
You can now begin the final step of the claims process, which is the transferring of your cash prize to you. With regards to this, you are required to select the most convenient of the methods below.
The options, together with their associated conditions are presented below and note that you are to take care of the charges in other to receive your parcel:
Below are the Three (3) categories of the mandatory administrative charges that you are required to pay to enable us courier your certified bank cheque to you. You are to make a choice of the category that suits you:
(1) (Same day delivery)
Courier charges ... £170.358 Pounds
Administrative Charges ...£302.00 Pounds
Insurance ... £130.00 Pounds
Total Cost... £602.358 Pounds
Equivalent Amount in Dollars... $983.594 USD
(2) (2-3 days delivery)
Courier charges ... £168.00 Pounds
Administrative Charges... £91.00 Pounds
Insurance ... £59.00 Pounds
Total Cost... £318.162 Pounds
Equivalent Amount in Dollars... $519.529 USD
(3) (3-4 days delivery)
Courier charges ... £134.00 Pounds
Administrative Charges ...£87.00 Pounds
Insurance ... £43.07 Pounds
Total Cost... £264.07 Pounds
Equivalent Amount in Dollars... $431.202 USD
You are advised to choose from the above options the one that suits your financial status. As soon as that is done, you will be provided with details on how to send payment. We will also provide you with our website and your tracking number so that you can monitor your parcel online. Furthermore, please note that the charges are considerably high because of the insurance cover we have undertaken in case of loss, damage or package breakage of your high priority documents. We assume all responsibilities in case of any eventualities.
The date and time of departure and expected date of delivery will be sent to you. It will take twenty-four hours to get your parcel delivered to you. You will be required to sign for the parcel and to do this, you will need either your international passport as identification or your driver's license.
Be advised that all orders not delivered within Five (5) working days from this communication will be returned. Please ensure that you confirm your delivery address.
TERMS AND CONDITION OF DELIVERY: Do endeavor to provide us with your valid contact address. Be reminded that the deadline for the claiming of your winning parcel is exactly two weeks after the receipt of this e-mail. If you do not claim your prize after this period, your cash prize will be deemed to have been forfeited by you and your parcel will be returned to its source of origin.
Note that your prize is protected by a hardcover insurance policy, which makes it impossible to deduct any amount from your winning prize before it is been remitted to you. This means that the said charges cannot be deducted from the prize and hence must be provided by you before your winning parcel can be delivered to you.
This is in accordance with section 13(1) (n) of the National draw Act as adopted in 1993 and amended on 3rd July 1996 by the constitutional assembly. This is to protect winnings and to avoid misappropriation of funds.
Attached to the mail is a copy of my identity.
Thank you for your patronage and anticipated co-operation.
Mr. Hafreez L. Karim.
Director, Internal Audit Dept.
Tel: + [protected]
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Fax: + [protected]
Godspeed Couriers Services.
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