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The "Microsoft Award Prize" Lottery Scam Being Sent by Thieves

There no "Microsoft Award Prize" lottery, therefore, recipients of emails like the one below are asked not to follow the instructions in them. This is because the emails are fakes being sent by lottery scammers who are attempting to trick their potential victims into sending them money for a lottery that doesn't exist. Once the scammers receive the money from their victims, they will take it and disappear, and the victims will not receive the prize they were promised.

The Microsoft Award Prize Lottery Scam Being Sent by Thieves
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The "Microsoft Award Prize" Lottery Scam

From: "Samantha, Goldberg: Microsoft Corporation" <info@microsoft.nl>

Date: 09/29/2018 06:35 PM

Subject: Microsoft Award Prize: £ 1, 000, 000

Dear Winner,

CONGRATULATION!

The Board of Directors, Staff Members of Microsoft Techwin wishes to

congratulate you on your success as the STAR PRIZE WINNER of £1, 000, 000

from a total cash payout of £50, 000,000 shared among thirty lucky

international patriots in 2018 Microsoft Techwin Promotion.

For confidential purpose, see attached details on your winning to claim

your awarded prize.

Best Regards,

Samantha Goldberg

(Woordvoerder Van de Nederlandse Staatsloterij)

Paleisstraat 5 2514 JA Gravenhage, Den Haag Nederlands

+31 88 912 0100

http://www.microsoft.nl

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  • December 27, 2018 at 10:33 AM by an anonymous user from: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

    Here is another scam:

    "Dear Winner,

    CONGRATULATION!

    The Board of Directors, Staff Members of Microsoft Techwin wishes to congratulate you on your success as the STAR PRIZE WINNER of £750,000 from a total cash payout of £50, 000,000 shared among thirty lucky international patriots in 2018 Microsoft Techwin Promotion.

    For confidential purpose, find attached detail on your winning to claim your prize.

    Regards,

    Samantha Goldberg

    (Woordvoerder Van de Nederlandse Staatsloterij)

    Paleisstraat 5 2514 JA Gravenhage, Den Haag Nederlands

    31 88 912 0100

    http://www.microsoft.nl"

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