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Beware of the "2018 Asia Microsoft Notification" Lottery Scam

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Beware of the "2018 Asia Microsoft Notification" Lottery Scam

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There is no "2018 Asia Microsoft Notification," therefore, recipients of fake emails like the one below are asked not to follow the instructions in them. They should instead, delete the fake emails because they are being sent by lottery scammers. The lottery scammers send the fake emails to their potential victims in an attempt to trick them into responding. Once potential victims respond, the scammers will trick them into sending money for the so-called lottery.

But, once the scammers receive their victims' money, they will take it and disappear leaving the victims with the lottery the prize they were promised.

The "2018 Asia Microsoft Notification" Lottery Scam

From: "Microsoft! Corporations" <claudia.toscano@tre-pe.jus.br>

To: <undisclosed-recipients:>

Sent: Thursday, February 22, 2018 6:41 AM

Subject: Payment

2018 ASIA MICROSOFT NOTIFICATION

Ref No: BTD/008/BING

M-S-0XCVCâ?"Batch:401978G

This is to Inform you that your email has been chosen as part of the winners in the Microsoft search lotto promotion @ www.bing.com

Batch number......... ............A%(ZX1978G)

Reff number.......... .............SFN/B12411

Winning number....... ............SFN/74-1661-W7

Please check your email to find out the instructions.

PLEASE REPLY TO: <1906574509@qq.com> ONLY!

(CONTACT THE PAYMENT REMITTANCE DIRECTOR.)

Name:Dr Michelle Rivera

Remittance Director

Copyright © 1996-2018 Asia Microsoft Leasing Corporation.All Rights Reserved

Aviso Legal | Disclaimer As informações existentes nessa mensagem e nos arquivos anexados são para uso restrito, sendo seu sigilo protegido por lei. Caso não seja o destinatário desta, saiba que a leitura, a divulgação ou a cópia são proibidas. Favor apagar as informações e notificar o remetente. O uso improprio será tratado conforme a legislação em vigor. This message and the files attached contain confidential information and their confidentiality is protected by law. They are intended solely for the use of the individual or entity to whom they are addressed. If you are not the intended recipient, you are not authorized to disclose, distribute or copy this information. Please notify the sender immediately by e-mai if you have received this message by mistake and delete it from your system. Improper use of this information will be treated according t o applicable legislation.

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Beware of the "2018 Asia Microsoft Notification" Lottery Scam