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i received an e-mail from Microsoft 2010 winner is true RRS feed

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  •  MICROSOFT E-MAIL LOTTERY CASH AWARD PRIZE NOTIFICATION.

    We inform you that your email made you a winner of a prize money
    (500,000.00)Five Hundred Thousand
    Great British Pounds Sterling on this year Microsoft E-mail promotion Award
    which is organized by
    Microsoft Windows
    Thursday, July 15, 2010 7:09 AM

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  • "admirable.person" wrote in message news:9b655603-7681-4f3e-972d-ecfd0094f0d4...
     MICROSOFT E-MAIL LOTTERY CASH AWARD PRIZE NOTIFICATION.

    We inform you that your email made you a winner of a prize money
    (500,000.00)Five Hundred Thousand
    Great British Pounds Sterling on this year Microsoft E-mail promotion Award
    which is organized by
    Microsoft Windows

    Pure SCAM!

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    Noel Paton | Nil Carborundum Illegitemi | CrashFixPC | The Three-toed Sloth
    Thursday, July 15, 2010 7:26 AM
    Moderator

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  • "admirable.person" wrote in message news:9b655603-7681-4f3e-972d-ecfd0094f0d4...
     MICROSOFT E-MAIL LOTTERY CASH AWARD PRIZE NOTIFICATION.

    We inform you that your email made you a winner of a prize money
    (500,000.00)Five Hundred Thousand
    Great British Pounds Sterling on this year Microsoft E-mail promotion Award
    which is organized by
    Microsoft Windows

    Pure SCAM!

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    Noel Paton | Nil Carborundum Illegitemi | CrashFixPC | The Three-toed Sloth
    Thursday, July 15, 2010 7:26 AM
    Moderator
  •   I agree, this is Spam and a Scam.

     In addition, if you had, in fact, won that much money, it's logical that they would have contacted you by US Mail or Royal Post, not an email that could easily get sent to the wrong person or fall into in the spam folder. 

    Thank you,


    Darin MS
    Thursday, July 15, 2010 8:16 PM
  • i received call & mail , there are asking my identity card, which is acceptable at our country, shall i send it ?

    Sunday, October 31, 2010 5:10 AM
  • "Nazar Singh" wrote in message news:fdcb158e-eb29-4009-8d7d-bc284cb5531f...

    i received call & mail , there are asking my identity card, which is acceptable at our country, shall i send it ?


    No

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    Noel Paton | Nil Carborundum Illegitemi | CrashFixPC | The Three-toed Sloth
    Sunday, October 31, 2010 8:51 AM
    Moderator
  • Hello Nazar Singh,

    Please see:  http://www.microsoft.com/protect/fraud/phishing/msname.aspx


    Don't let the clock run out....to take advantage of the Office 2010 Tech Guarantee, you must download Office 2010 by 10/31/10. See http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/tech-guarantee/
    Sunday, October 31, 2010 12:33 PM