Is this a HOAX? RRS feed

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  • Just got this email, I believe it to be a Hoax...thought you'd want to know.

    -----Original Message-----
    From: jude00000 [mailto:EMAIL REMOVED]
    Sent: Wednesday, October 14, 2009 3:10 PM
    To: Undisclosed recipients:
    Subject: Microsoft Notification, Your Email Address Has Won




    Microsoft Corporations

    Customer Service

    Your Batch No: 2009/281/MCS

    Your Reference No: AMC/L193/2810




    We are pleased to inform you of the release of the long awaited results of Sweepstakes promotion organized by Microsoft, in conjunction with the foundation for the promotion of software products, (F.P.S.) held this October 2009, in Spain. Where in your email address emerged as one of the online Winning emails in the 1st category and therefore attracted a cash award of 250,000.00 (Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand Euros) and a Toshiba

     laptop.To begin your claim, do file for the release of your winning by contacting our Foreign Transfer Manager:


    Mr. Harrison Larson


    Fax/0034-911- 414-304



    The Microsoft Internet E-mail lottery Awards is sponsored by former CEO/Chairman, Bill Gates and a consortium of software promotion companies. The Intel Group, Toshiba, Dell Computers and other International Companies. The Microsoft Internet E-mail draw is held periodically and is organized to encourage the use of the Internet and promote computer literacy worldwide.





    Sr. Evaristo Zacarías

    Promotions Manager.

    Thursday, October 15, 2009 3:31 AM

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  • Obviously, these spamming people think themselves to be very clever.
    Vikram Jeet Singh, Microsoft Student Partner, Shimla, INDIA
    Friday, October 16, 2009 5:40 PM