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Rating: REALLY a poor excuse for a Lottery Scam. First of all WHY? Well I could tell you but folks think.. I will not divulge the reasons why this one is not well thought out. No sense in giving the morons the skills they need to change it. However a few hints: The money? The website link at the bottom? Beyond that is the grammar, and the spelling which are atrocious. The Email LINKS? I have said too much already there are other problems with this extremely laughable attempt.. still most of us do own a Microsoft Product of some sort, but do you remember ANYONE saying you had a chance at winning a ton of money by buying it? Nice Idea and I wish it were true, but its not.
You won £1,500,000! Microsoft congratulates you!
MICROSOFT INTERNET LOTTERY
CONGRATULATIONS! YOU WON £1,500,000!
CONGRATULATION! CONGRATULATION!! CONGRATULATION!!!
Microsoft Company gives members random cash prizes. Today, your account is randomly selected as one of 12 top winner's accounts who will get cash prizes from us. We are happy to inform you that you have won prize money of £1,500,000 (ONE MILLION FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND POUNDS) for the month of April 2008 lottery win promotion which is organized by Microsoft Company each every month.
Microsoft Company, collects all the mail id of the people that are online on Hotmail & Yahoo ! Mail and all other Email Users, among the millions that subscribe to email users across the world we only select five people every month as our winners through electronic balloting System without the winner applying, we are congratulating you for been one of the people selected. All participants were selected through a computer balloting system drawn from Nine hundred thousand E-mail addresses from Canada, Australia, United States, Asia, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Oceania as part of our international promotions program which is conducted annually.
This Lottery was promoted and sponsored by a conglomerate of some multinational companies as part of their social responsibility to the citizens in the communities where they have operational base.
Further more your details (e-mail address) falls within our British Representative Office in United Kingdom, as indicated in your play coupon and your prize of £1,500,000 will be released to you from this regional branch office in U.K
We hope with part of your prize, you will participate in our end of year high stakes for US$1.3 Billion international draw.
HOW TO CLAIM YOUR PRIZE
These are your identification numbers:-
To begin your claims, You are advised to contact your fiduciary agent with the following details to avoid unnecessary delays and complications:
CONTACT DETAILS OF YOUR CLAIM ADMINISTRATOR
MR. PETER OWEN.
Tel Number +447031832921
Fax Number +448704719020
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
CONTACT DETAILS OF YOUR CLAIM ADMINISTRATOR
You are required to forward him with the above winning details. As soon as you contact your Claims Agent, he will advise you on what to do in order to get your prize money. (Congratulations once more!!)
For security reasons, we advice all winners to keep this information confidential from the public until your claim is processed and your prize released to you. This is part of our security protocol to avoid double claiming and unwarranted taking advantage of this programme by non-participant or unofficial personnel.
Dr WILLIAM GERRI (PHD)
NB: PLEASE DO NOT REPLY TO THIS EMAIL BECAUSE YOU MIGHT NOT BE ATTENDED TO, KINDLY CONTACT YOUR FIDUCIARY AGENT DIRECTLY FOR FURTHER DIRECTIONS.
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