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Beware of "Microsoft Promotion Award Team‏" Lottery or Sweepstakes Scam

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Beware of "Microsoft Promotion Award Team‏" Lottery or Sweepstakes Scam

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The email message below: "Microsoft Promotion Award Team," which claims the recipients are lottery winners in the Microsoft and AOL sweepstakes, is a lottery scam. Please do not respond to the email message with your personal information. The email message is a fake and was sent by lottery scammers. There is no Microsoft and AOL lottery or sweepstakes.

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Every month, thousands of these email messages are sent out by scammers to trick their potential victims into stealing their personal information and sending money.

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The "Microsoft Promotion Award Team" Phishing Email Message

Subject: Microsoft Promotion Award Team

The prestigious Microsoft and AOL has set out and successfully organised a Sweepstakes. We rolled out over 100,000.000.00 (One Hundred Million Great Britain Pound Sterling) for our Anniversary Draws. Participants for this draw were randomly selected and drawn from a wide range of web hosts which we enjoy their patronage. Your email address has subsequently won you 2,000,000.00 GBP (Two Million Great Britain Pound Sterling) as one of the jackpot winner in this draw. You have therefore won the entire winning sum of 2,000,000.00 GBP (Two Million Great Britain Pound Sterling).

To file for your claim Please Contact your fiduciary agent with your

Name:
Tel:
Address:

Stated below are the details of your Fiduciary agent.

You are to contact him via email:claims101@qq.com

Mr. Roy Henshaw

Microsoft Promotion Award Team
Head Sweepstakes Organising Committee.
Email:claims101@qq.com

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  • Jul 27, 2017 at 9:21 AM by an anonymous user from Jeddah, Makkah Province, Saudi Arabia

    Hi
    today I received a notification email that I win a prize about 820,731 pounds and have to contact Mrs. Angela Johson the fiduciary to send her some information, such as the ticket number and the reference...Is it true there a prize? If it is true, please send me the title though I could contact her.

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    • Jul 27, 2017 at 9:57 AM by info

      It is a fake or scam. Please do not send the thieves or scammers your personal information or money.

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  • Feb 6, 2017 at 10:59 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "---------- Forwarded message ----------
    From: "Tiengiang Cnoock" <goog.plemicrosoft@gmail.com>
    Date: Jan 9, 2017 10:32 AM
    Subject: Re: Batch: 074/05/ZY369

    Microsoft
    MICROSOFT AWARD TEAM
    PO Box 1010
    Liverpool, L70 1 NL.

    (Customer Services)
    Ref: UK/9420X/2016
    Batch: 074/05/ZY369

    Dear

    Payment Approved
    Congratulations!!! to you once again from the desk of the Microsoft Promotion Team.

    All the officials of Microsoft Promotions claims department wish to congratulate you once again for emerging a winner of the sum of £1,000,000.00 (One Million Great British Pounds) Microsoft Corporation organised this promotion offer in other to compensate consumers of Various Microsoft products all over the world at large for their contentious supports and patronage towards the growth of the company.

    We are sending this message to inform you that your claim process have now been completed, and your winning cheque amounting the sum of £1,000,000.00 (One Million Great British Pounds) has been given to our affiliate courier delivery company "INSURER EXPRESS COURIER SERVICE " for immediate delivery to you.

    Please take note of this enclosed number (019176017) and contact the courier company immediately via their contact details as stated for them to proceed with the delivery:

    INSURER EXPRESS COURIER SERVICE
    1 Spruce House
    Durham Wharf Drive
    Brentford Lock - Brentford
    TW8 8HR
    PHONE: 44 (0) 800 005 2000
    International Callers: 855964543634
    EMAIL:(insurer.irg_Express@ins urer.com)

    Note: When contacting the courier company, you are to send your complete delivery address and telephone numbers to the courier to enable them honor your request on time. Also ensure you get back to me as soon as you contact the courier company.

    Congratulations to you once again.
    Faithfully,
    Mr. Mark Williams,
    Verification/Logistic Department
    Microsoft Award Team"

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