The 2020 Microsoft Award Lottery Scam

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The 2020 Microsoft Award Lottery Scam

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There is no "2020 Microsoft Award" lottery or 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 "Microsoft Promotion Award 2020" Lottery Scam

Attn:

Congratulation!!!

Your e-mail address has won $2million for 2020 Microsoft award. Serial numbers

MDB/002 0869958/09 Contact (ADVOCATE FRANKLIN EDWARD) immediately; through his

email address ( franklinedward1@yandex.com ) or phone number 27736394004 and

forward him your Winning No.(19-45-87-36-76-38(77), to redeem your winning prize.

Sincerely,

Dr. Elizabeth Henning.

Copyright © 2020 Microsoft! Inc. All rights reserved.

Once you are asked to send money in order to receive a lottery prize, it is a scam. Legitimate lottery companies will never ask their winners to send money in order to receive their prize.

Note: Some of the names, addresses, email addresses, telephone numbers or other information in samples on this website may have been impersonated or spoofed.

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  • February 12, 2020 at 5:15 PM by info

    "From: Microsoft- Inc. <webkk68@outlook.com>

    Sent: Sunday, February 9, 2020 9:48:11 AM

    Subject: Notification Email.

    Attn:

    Congratulation!!!

    Your e-mail address has won $2million for 2020 Microsoft award. Serial numbers MDB/002 0869958/09 Contact (ADVOCATE FRANKLIN EDWARD) immediately; through his email address ( franklinedward@execs.com ) or phone number 27736394004 and forward him your Winning No.(19-45-87-36-76-38(77), to redeem your winning prize.

    Sincerely,

    Dr. Elizabeth Henning.

    Copyright © 2020 Microsoft! Inc. All rights reserved."

    Here is another scam.

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The 2020 Microsoft Award Lottery Scam