Microsoft Mega Lottery

Another fake Microsoft lottery scam gets by the spam filter.

From: Microsoft Mega Lottery <peter_coleagent@yahoo.com.hk>
Reply-To: microsoft_lotteryaward008@yahoo.com.hk
Date: 28 Feb 2008 10:51:21 -0500
Subject: MICROSOFT MEGA JACKPOT 2008

MICROSOFT MEGA JACKPOT 2008
REF NO: MSW/56B-672GH/L
BATCH: 4583JL/WIN

MICROSOFT EMAIL LOTTERY AWARD PROMOTION: UNITED KINGDOM Finally today, we announce the winners of the MICROSOFT MEGA JACKPOT LOTTO WINNINGS PROGRAMS held early this month 2008. Your company or your personal e-mail address, attached to winning number 23-76-06-54-42-100, With serial number 647489, consequently won in the Tenth lottery category.

You have been approved for lump sums pay out of £850,000.00 (Eight hundred and fifty thousand pounds sterlings) in cash Credited to file REF NO: MSW/56B-672GH/L and winning number 23-76-06-54-42-100. 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.

Your random computerized email selection machine really sucks. It seems incapable of generating unique winning numbers.

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.

for the Continues use of E-mail – proofread much? Since I don’t use Microsoft Internet Explorer, your “selection process” obviously failed.

Your fund has been insured with your REF NO: MSW/56B-672GH/L and winning number 23-76-06-54-42-100. To claim your winning prize, You are to reply to this letter 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)

PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU ARE TO SEND THE BELOW INFORMATION REQUIRED TO CLAIM YOUR WINNING PRIZE:

1. Full Name: ……………………………………………………..
2. Address: …………………………………………………………
3. Nationality: …………………………………………………….
4. Age: …………………….Date of Birth: …………………..
5. Occupation: …………………………………………………….
6. Phone: ……………Phone 2: ……………….Fax: no……..
7. State of Origin: ………………….Country: ………………

Rev.Mike Smith

Rev.? Are we supposed to be impressed?

Online Co-ordinator

LOTTERY SPONSOR
Microsoft Corporation U.K.
2008

Why would “Microsoft Corporation U.K.” use a Yahoo Hong Kong email address and why would it send email from a computer in Nigeria?

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    The Msn/Yahoo Lottery Incorporation
    PO Box 1010,Liverpool
    L70 1NL,United Kingdom.
    ====================================
    Ref: XYL /26510460037/05
    Batch: 24/00319/IPD

    Dear Lucky Winner

    This is to inform you that you have won a prize money of £460,000.00 (Four
    Hundred and Sixty thousand,Great Britain Pounds Sterling)for the month of
    OCTOBER 2008 Lottery promotion which is organized by MSN/YAHOO LOTTERY
    INC LIVE in conjunction with the MICROSOFT WINDOWS.

    MSN/YAHOO WINDOWS, collects all the email addresses of the people that are
    active online, among the millions that subscribed to Yahoo,Hotmail and
    various Microsoft window users, we only select five people every Month as
    our winners, through electronic balloting System without the winner
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    Msn/Yahoo Lottery Prize must be claimed not later than 14 days from the
    date of this Notification after the Draw date in which Prize has won. Any
    prize not claimed within this period will be forfeited.

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    Ref: XYL /26510460037/05
    Batch: 24/00319/IPD
    Winning number:YM/09788/60

    Our Event Manager will immediately commence the process to facilitate the
    release of your funds as soon as you contact him. For security reasons,
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    Attached here is the claim verification and funds release form. You are
    expected to fill and submit to the event manager.

    VERIFICATION AND FUNDS RELEASE FORM

    1.FULL NAMES:__________________________________
    2.ADDRESS:__________________________________________
    3.SEX:_______________
    4.AGE:________
    5.MARITAL STATUS:___________________
    6.OCCUPATION:___________________
    7.E-MAIL ADDRESS:_____________________________
    8.TELEPHONE NUMBER:_____________________
    9.AMOUNT WON:___________________________________
    10. STATE:__________________________________
    11. COUNTRY________________________________
    12. NEXT OF KIN:_____________________________
    13. ZIP CODE:_______________
    14:NATIONALITY:___________________________
    15:Your Reference and Batch number at the top of this mail:

    To file for your claim, please fill and submit your verification form to
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    hereby declare that the above information is true and binding on me. If at
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    discovered that I have given false information, I will forfeit my rights
    to my
    winnings.

    (CONTACT EVENTS MANAGER)
    Name:Mr.Mark Mongan
    E-mail:microboardmanagement@live.com

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  2. Dear Mr. James William,

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  3. Dear Mr. James William,

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    PLEASE HOW MUCH MONEY WANT TAKE REMAIN MONEY SEND TO MY PAY PAL ACCOUNT SIR

    THANKIG YOU.
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    09872770483

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