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  • Question

  • Hi first post , I recieved this Email is it a scam or legit?? Im assuming its scam just wanted to make sure , and what to do with it Thankyou
    Thursday, July 22, 2010 8:02 PM

Answers

  • Did you enter a contest? No. It's a scam. Don't quit your job.
     
     

    Forgot to post it ...

     

    Your email has been selected�?�
    From: MICROSOFT PROMOTION AWARD TEAM (davieslton@w.cn)
    Medium risk You may not know this sender. Mark as safe |Mark as junk
    Sent: 22 July 2010 20:47:23
    To:
     


    MICROSOFT CORPORATION
    100 Victoria Street
    London SW1E 5JL
    Ref: BTD/968/09
    Batch: 409978E.

    Dear Internet User,

    Congratulations!!!

    This is to inform you that the sum of £500.000.00 has been awarded to you
    as cash grant from the Microsoft and AOL Company for this year 2010 cash
    grant Award.
    Please contact Mr. Davies Elton, Head Winning Claims Dept. Email:
    davieselton@w.cn, Tel: +44 7045785875 with your NAMES, PHONE NUMBER and
    POSTAL ADDRESS so that we can issue your cheque and send it to you.
    Note: Your email address was used for this selections.
    Congratulations.

    Sincerely,

    Mrs. Juliet Greenfield.
    Head Customer Care Service
    MICROSOFT PROMOTION AWARD TEAM®

    Bruce Hagen ~ MS-MVP [Mail]
    Thursday, July 22, 2010 8:05 PM
  • SCAM. Just delete this e-mail (or report as SCAM if there is such an option).
    Premature optimization is the root of all evil in programming. (c) by Donald Knuth

    Naomi Nosonovsky, Sr. Programmer-Analyst

    My blog
    Thursday, July 22, 2010 8:27 PM
    Moderator

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  • Forgot to post it ...

     

    Your email has been selected‏
    From: MICROSOFT PROMOTION AWARD TEAM (davieslton@w.cn)
    Medium risk You may not know this sender. Mark as safe |Mark as junk
    Sent: 22 July 2010 20:47:23
    To:
     


    MICROSOFT CORPORATION
    100 Victoria Street
    London SW1E 5JL
    Ref: BTD/968/09
    Batch: 409978E.

    Dear Internet User,

    Congratulations!!!

    This is to inform you that the sum of £500.000.00 has been awarded to you
    as cash grant from the Microsoft and AOL Company for this year 2010 cash
    grant Award.
    Please contact Mr. Davies Elton, Head Winning Claims Dept. Email:
    davieselton@w.cn, Tel: +44 7045785875 with your NAMES, PHONE NUMBER and
    POSTAL ADDRESS so that we can issue your cheque and send it to you.
    Note: Your email address was used for this selections.
    Congratulations.

    Sincerely,

    Mrs. Juliet Greenfield.
    Head Customer Care Service
    MICROSOFT PROMOTION AWARD TEAM®
    Thursday, July 22, 2010 8:03 PM
  • Did you enter a contest? No. It's a scam. Don't quit your job.
     
     

    Forgot to post it ...

     

    Your email has been selected�?�
    From: MICROSOFT PROMOTION AWARD TEAM (davieslton@w.cn)
    Medium risk You may not know this sender. Mark as safe |Mark as junk
    Sent: 22 July 2010 20:47:23
    To:
     


    MICROSOFT CORPORATION
    100 Victoria Street
    London SW1E 5JL
    Ref: BTD/968/09
    Batch: 409978E.

    Dear Internet User,

    Congratulations!!!

    This is to inform you that the sum of £500.000.00 has been awarded to you
    as cash grant from the Microsoft and AOL Company for this year 2010 cash
    grant Award.
    Please contact Mr. Davies Elton, Head Winning Claims Dept. Email:
    davieselton@w.cn, Tel: +44 7045785875 with your NAMES, PHONE NUMBER and
    POSTAL ADDRESS so that we can issue your cheque and send it to you.
    Note: Your email address was used for this selections.
    Congratulations.

    Sincerely,

    Mrs. Juliet Greenfield.
    Head Customer Care Service
    MICROSOFT PROMOTION AWARD TEAM®

    Bruce Hagen ~ MS-MVP [Mail]
    Thursday, July 22, 2010 8:05 PM
  • SCAM. Just delete this e-mail (or report as SCAM if there is such an option).
    Premature optimization is the root of all evil in programming. (c) by Donald Knuth

    Naomi Nosonovsky, Sr. Programmer-Analyst

    My blog
    Thursday, July 22, 2010 8:27 PM
    Moderator
  • I did see the other thread but was thinking there might be a difference between "i did not check" and "i haven't been able to check"

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    Saturday, July 24, 2010 12:29 PM
  • THIS EMAIL IS A SCAM AND DON'T PROVIDE ANY INFORMATIONS TO THEM. I CONTACTED MICROSOFT OFFICE AND THEY SAY THAT THE EMAIL ADDRESS WILL NEVER COME FROM THEM. REPORT ANY ISSUE.dont hessitate
    • Edited by francesalt Wednesday, October 6, 2010 11:06 PM its a scam
    Wednesday, October 6, 2010 10:48 PM