Microsoft Phishing Email - Motto Fighting Poverty around the World
August 24, 2014
November 1, 2013
The email message below is a fake and you should not respond to it with your personal information. It was not sent by Microsoft and is only used to trick persons into giving out their personal information, by claiming that persons have won millions in some promotion or lottery draw that the recipients didn't take part in. This type of scam is a called phishing.
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The “Motto Fighting Poverty around the World” Phishing Email
MOTTO: FIGHTING POVERTY AROUND THE WORLD
FROM: THE DESK OF THE MICROSOFTTM PROMOTIONS MANAGER INTERNATIONAL
PROMOTIONS/PRIZE AWARD DEPARTMENT, 61-70 SOUTHAMPTON ROW,
BLOOMSBURY LONDON UNITED KINGDOM WC1B
EMAIL CONTACT: microsoftcorporation.net.uk @gmail.com
Batch: 19/76/EF36. Serial No: SALP28585.
FILE No: B865 75608567. Security code: ZA/183/RR
ELECTRONIC EMAIL AWARD WINNING NOTIFICATION AWARD PRESENTATION
CENTER UNITED KINGDOM
MicrosoftTM Corporation management worldwide is pleased to inform you that you are a winner of our annual MICROSOFTTM USER AWARD-Lottery conducted in UNITED KINGDOM . Your personal e-mail address or company email was attached to Serial No: SALP28585. Consequently winning in the first lottery category. You have therefore been approved for a total sums of £1,000,000.00 (One Million United Kingdom Pounds Sterling) Credited to FILE No: B865 75608567.
With REF.:PEC/9030108308/08. This is from total prize money of £60,000,000.00 shared among the Sixty (60) lucky Worldwide winners in first category. All participants were selected through our Microsoft computer ballot system,drawn from Canada, Asia, Australia, United States, Europe, Middle East,Africa and Oceania.
As part of international "MICROSOFTTM USER" promotions program, this is conducted annually.
CALL OR CONTACT CLAIM OFFICE THROUGH EMAIL
JUDICIARY CLAIM REPRESENTATIVE.
51 WALE STREET,CAPE TOWN,SOUTH AFRICA.
CONTACT EMAIL : kelvinsmith20111 @yahoo.co.uk
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