Microsoft Promotion Award Lottery Scam
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Date: 26 October 2007
From: Microsoft Award Team <[DELETED]@yahoo.co.uk>
Subject: CONGRATULATION**YOU JUST WON
20 Craven Park, Harlesden
London NW10,United Kingdom.
Dear Lucky Winner,
the Microsoft Corporation EMAIL DRAW held 26rd october 2007. Your
email has won you 1,500,000.00 Great British Pounds. To claim your
prize, please contact your fiduciary agent Mr.[DELETED] with your
Batch:462890CE and Ref: BTD/747/07 and contact him via email
immediately within 24hrs.
Microsoft Promotion Award Team
Head Winning Claims Dept.
your winning information confidential till your
claims is processed and your money remitted to
you in whatever manner you deem fit to claim
your prize.This is part of our precautionary
measure to avoid double claiming and
unwarranted abuse of this program.
Please be warned!!!.
to your Claims Agent.
11. REF NUMBER:______