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Thursday, April 24, 2008

"Microsoft MSW MEGA JACKPOT LOTTO" Scam





Date: Sat, 19 Apr 2008 10:47:34 -0700


From:"Microsoft Award 2008" <noreply@lottery.co.uk>


To: Subject: Hello: From Microsoft Award Team 2008!!Congratulations!!!



Hello: From Microsoft Award Team 2008!!Congratulations!!!


Ticket Number 008795727498


Lucky Numbers 14-21-25-39-40-47(20)


Serial Numbers BTD/9080648302/06



We are Happy to inform you that your E-mail Account has won you $1,000,000.00 (One Million Dollars) from the prestigious Microsoft MSW MEGA JACKPOT LOTTO program held in UK.


Your lucky winning number falls within our Africa booklet representative in West Africa as indicated in your play coupon,



In view of this, your $1,000,000.00 (One Million Dollars) cheque would be released to you by our Fiduciary Agent in West Africa.



Please contact the claims director below for further details:



NAME: MR David Moore


Head, Winning Claims Dept.


Email: davidmoore077@aim.com


PHONE: +234 7036 3694 21



You are to quote Your personal datas as specified below:



1.FULL NAMES:_


2.ADDRESS:_


3.SEX:


4.AGE:


5.MARITAL STATUS:


6.OCCUPATION:


7.E-MAIL ADDRESS:


8.TELEPHONE NUMBER:


9.COUNTRY




Sincerely,


MRS. SUSAN LARS


Microsoft Promotion Team












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17 comments:

scott saboy said...

hehe nice work! let's see if you'll hear more from mr moore... thanks for sharing! :)

Darlene said...

that was hilarious!!!!

Maru said...

Thanks for sharing this.... its important to know these things...

Ron R said...

Kudos to you. I just received the same thing, and I Googled it before reporting as a phishing scam.

Please let us know if Mr. Moore responds.

Ron R

Ron R said...

Kudos.

Please keep us informed.

Ron R

scott saboy said...

i just emailed Michelle for more info on Moore. thanks for the interest. :)

archie uz said...

Thanks for sharing this info. I will not respond to the e-mail I received now.

scott saboy said...

glad to know you're now stricken off these crooks' list of would-be victims.

SANJEEV KUMAR NATH said...

PLZ SEND ME MY JECKPOT INFORMATION IN MY MAIL
THANKING YOU

Ann said...

I receive this kind of email and don't believe it...so that why i found your post.That certified this a scam...

From: Linda Hebert
Sent: Friday, December 12, 2008 2:20:14 PM
Subject: We are Happy to inform you that your E-mail Account has won

We are Happy to inform you that your E-mail Account has won
you $1,000,000.00 (One Million Dollars) from the prestigious
Microsoft MSW MEGA JACKPOT LOTTO program held in UK.
Your lucky winning number falls within our Africa booklet
representative in West Africa as indicated in your play coupon,
In view of this, your $1,000,000.00 (One Million Dollars) cheque
would be released to you by our Fiduciary Agent in West Africa.
Please contact the claims director below for further details:
NAME: MR David Moore
Head, Winning Claims Dept.
Email: agentdavid2007@aim.com
You are to quote Your personal datas as specified below:
1.FULL NAMES:_2.ADDRESS:_3.SEX:4.AGE:5.MARITAL STATUS:6.OCCUPATION:
7.TELEPHONE NUMBER:8.COUNTRY
Sincerely, MRS. SUSAN LARS


I found information about :LINDA Y. HEBERT
This link is the profile of LINDA Y. HEBERT http://www.pmi-snc.org/files/Resumes/Linda%20Hebert%20Resume.doc.


I hope you make take action this kind of illegal activity.

Thanks
"Ann"
http://annablog.co.nr

scott saboy said...

thanks for sharing this, Ann. i guess the only effective action we can do as of the moment is to publicize their nefarious deeds... cheers! :)

Shiva said...

I just replied to this type of scam mail and googled.

I found your information. It is really panicking me now.

Thanks,

Shiva

Taj Eldin Osman Eltaj said...

I have recieved an email from Mr Dickson Maecheal congratulate me thay I won one million dollar lottery program and he asked me to contact Dr.Herbert Morgan and he inform me to send 700 british pound sterling . Is it true

scott saboy said...

definitely a scam; similar to other e-scams already posted on this site.

amit tripathi said...

i have also recieved this kind of eamil.now they are saying to send 330 pound for the delivery of the document.so what should i do.please help me.

scott saboy said...

ignore it. :)

alec said...

ohhhhhhhh my God i just recived such kind of mail now and reply to them my real info. ****...
wat can i say....... i woke up after reading your comments . wat shall i call it PUNKED or ******
anyways they say mistakes are ur teachers hehehe............ and am worried my name is in Z FBI...........