Sweeps Promotion Organised By µsoft & - Scam / SCAM
These are the emails I received two days ago and today.
I sent a copy to MICROSOFT today about this scam.
MICROSOFT doesn't release sweeps promotion.
Your Reference No: VUT-L/[protected]
Your Batch No:08-2008/MCP-3390190
OFFICIAL WINNING NOTIFICATION.
We are pleased to inform you of the release of the long awaited results of Sweepstakes
promotion organized by Microsoft, in conjunction with the foundation for the
promotion of software
products, (F.P.S..) held this August 2008, in The Netherlands. Where in your email
emerged as one of the online Winning emails in the 2nd category and therefore
attracted a cash
award of 300, 000.00 (Three Hundred Thousand Euros) and a Dell laptop.
To begin your claim, do file for the release of your winning by contacting our
Mr. WESLEY RONALD
The Microsoft Internet E-mail lottery Awards is sponsored by our CEO/Chairman, Bill
Gates and a
consortium of software promotion companies. The Intel Group, Toshiba, Dell Computers
other International Companies. The Microsoft internet E-mail draw is held
periodically and is
organized to encourage the use of the Internet and promote computer literacy worldwide.
FOREIGN OPERATION DEPARTMENT,
MICROSOFT CORPORATIONS SWEEPSTAKES PROMO.
CALLE CLAUDIO COELLO 41, 08001,
AMSTERDAM THE NETHERLANDS.
Date:16th August 2008.
We the entire staffs of Microsoft Corporations wishes to congratulate you for being one of the lucky winners in this season's lottery promotion. This is an independent promotion and it's unconnected to any publication, no purchase necessary.
Microsoft Corporations rolled out over €16, 000.000.00 (Sixteen Million Euros) to encourage the use of the Internet and promote computer literacy worldwide.All participants were selected through our Microsoft computer ballot system drawn from 42, 000 Names, 6, 000 names from each continent, as part of International "E-MAIL "Promotions Program, for our prominent MS WORD user all over the world, and for the Continues use of E-mail.
INFORMATION NEEDED FROM YOU FOR US TO ISSUE YOUR CHEQUE AND WITH YOUR CONSOLATION PRIZE OF A DELL LAPTOP IS YOUR FULL NAME AND CONTACT ADDRESS!!
YOUR FULL NAME:
WINNER EMAIL ADDRESS:
As soon as you send the information to us by Email, these will enable us start your Verification Procedure from our Office here in Europe Amsterdam the Netherlands .However once the verification is done all the necessary documents that are required for you to receive your laptop and Cash Cheque in your country will be file along with your winning CHEQUE PARCEL CONSIGNMENT via COURIER to your contact address you will provide.
Congratulations in advance.
Mr. Wesley Ronald
This email and any files transmitted with it are confidential and intended solely for the use of the individual or entity to whom they are addressed. If you have received this email in error please notify the system manager.
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