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"The Microsoft Lottery Announcement 2019" is a Scam

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"The Microsoft Lottery Announcement 2019" is a Scam

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There is no "The Microsoft Lottery Announcement 2019" sweepstakes, therefore, recipients of fake email messages like the one below, which claim they are winners in the same so-called lottery, are asked to delete the email messages and should not follow the instructions in them. The fake emails are being sent by lottery scammers who are attempting to trick their potential victims into believing they are lottery winners and subsequently trick them into sending their personal information and money.

The "The Microsoft Lottery Announcement 2019" Scam

From: Microsoft New York Metro District Award <demo@medifocus.eu>

Sent: Friday, January 18, 2019 1:12 PM

To: Recipients

Subject: THE MICROSOFT LOTTERY ANNOUNCEMENT / 2019

THE MICROSOFT LOTTERY ANNOUNCEMENT / 2019

which was held on January 17th 2019. Your e-mail address attached

TICKET NUMBER: 74454774,SERIAL NUMBER: 144-66584, with

DRAW LUCKY NUMBERS: 5-21-23-34-37-47 that emerge you as a lucky

winner of 7,000,000.00 U.S.D, You are to Contact our customercare Service Operator

with required information below for your winnings.

REQUIRED INFORMATION NEEDED

FULL NAME:

ADDRESS:

TEL:

SEX:

DATE OF BIRTH:

OCCUPATION:

BANK NAME:

COUNTRY:

MICROSOFT FUDICIARY ATTORNEY,

NAME: LUKE SUTTON ESQUIRE

Email: lukesuttonbar@hotmail.co.uk

PHONE: 1 917 283 3518

YOUR SECURITY FILE REFERENCE NUMBER IS MS/K5998/U4. (keep personal).

Remember, your winning must be claimed not later than (ONE WEEK OF NOTIFICATION).

Mrs.Delores Williams

LOTTERY COORDINATOR

THE MICROSOFT LOTTERY ANNOUNCEMENT / 2019

Re: Microsoft End Of Year Award Notification

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  • May 24, 2019 at 2:22 PM by an anonymous user from Needham, Massachusetts, United States

    Here is another scam:

    "BMW DEPARTMENT

    5070 WILSHIRE BLVD

    LOS ANGELES. CA 90036

    UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

    Attention,

    This is to inform you that you have been selected for a brand new 2019 Model BMW 7 Series Car and a Check of 550,000.00 US D from the international balloting programs held on the 10th of May 2019,section in the UNITED STATE OF AMERICA.You to contact our payments Officer below via email.

    Name: Howard Boyer

    Email: officeofhowardboyer@gmail.com

    Direct 24hours Security Line: 1 (917) 283-3518 (Text Message Only)

    Contact him by providing him with your Reg. pin code Number 255125HGDY03/25.

    You are also advised to provide him with the under listed information as soon as possible:

    1. Name In Full :

    2. Residential Address :

    3. Nationality :

    4. Age :

    5. Sex :

    6. Occupation :

    7. Direct Phone :

    8. Present Country :

    9. Email address :

    10.Reg pin code Number: 255125HGDY03/25

    Please you are to provide him with the above listed details as soon as possible so he can begin with the processing of your award.

    Congratulations from all our staffs and thank you for being part of our program.

    FROM THE DESK OF ELIZABETH TAYLOR

    THE DIRECTOR PROMOTIONS

    BMW DEPARTMENT

    UNITED STATES OF AMERICA"

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