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  • Hi, My name is Ahsan Nawaz.I am from chenab Nagar(Rabwah) Pakistan,my mothers got a sms on her cell phone that she has won a prize of 800,000 GBP and also written in the msg that send your Name,Age,Telephone Number and Address to e mail address win31@w.cn. Is it true,Please reply me on my e mail address ahsan_innocent_0100@hotmail.com
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  • Sorry, but you did not win anything!  Please review: Avoid scams that use the Microsoft name fraudulently

    Carey Frisch

    Thursday, August 30, 2012 10:00 PM
  • I am very disturbed. I have also received same type of email. Unfortunately, i trust on this email that hope it was sent from microsoft that's why i totally sent my personal information to this email address won8@w.cn ! What can i do? I have also sent my original scanned copy of my national identity card which contain my personal important information. Plz help me Sir what can i do? I am totally mad after seeing your comment on this fake email. I received two email first i received this email...and after this when i sent my total information; i received second email which is also paste in this box which is sent from fake person.

    MICROSOFT® (UK. Regional Office) First Floor, House 102. Microsoft Building,40 Rye-croft Way, London, United Kingdom. Attn: Respected Claimant, Following the instruction received from The Headquarters Microsoft Management Finance Group Office" under the umbrella of the UK Government in respect with your winning prize fund valued at £800,000.00 (Eight Hundred Thousand Great Britain Pounds GBP), which you were entered as an independent candidate, your mobile number was attached to Winning number (MICROSFT52062012/80.) This promotion is part of the financial empowerment programme of the MICROSOFT Cooperation Company of UK in it’s desire to Reward our Numerous Customers Worldwide. Your Number was selected randomly by our Computer system and emerged as the winner in the final category of the Draw with the following Ref. numbers; (15 - 40 - 23 - 07 - 02). All Mobile Numbers were obtained from the International Mobile Directory Seven (7) people were selected on this draw to benefit from the 2012 Microsoft Anniversary promotion draw and you are one of the Selected Winners to claim a cash prize of £800,000.00 . While basking in the euphoria of this achievement, I wish to seize this opportunity to acquaint you with guidelines as you must follow in order to complete your claims. On our part, we have a mandate to see you through. We will work assiduously to realize this mandate as we respect your views, opinions and most importantly protect your Privacy. For further processing, you are advised to provide us with the complete following information for Verification of your Prize, 1, Names in full:…………………………….................... 2, Country of Residence:………………….................... 3, Nationality:………………………………..................... 4, Residential Address:…………………….................... 5, Date of Birth/Age:…………………………................. 6, Marital Status/****:…………………………................ 7, Telephone No:…………………………….................... 8, Mobile No:…………………………………………........... 9, Occupation:……………………………………............... 10, Company Name If any:……………………............... 11, Amount Won:………………………………….............. 12, E-mail address……………………………................... 13, Scan copy of your ID proof: The following Reference/PIN # (Personal Identification Number) has been assigned to you and you are required to quote it in every correspondence: MICRO-4181599 . Please keep details of your winning confidential until the successful release of your fund to you, as any form of double claim will lead to withdrawal of the Prize. This Draw is solely conducted by MICROSOFT® (UK. Regional Office) , and cannot be claimed through any of our Regional Offices in your Country/Area. All communications must be through Regional Office Center England hence the Lottery is approved by the British Game Board and also licensed by the International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR). Once again, We congratulate you for this landmark achievement and implore you with the responsibility of ensuring successful claims. On behalf of my committees, congratulations. Kind Regards, Dr. Aris Michael (General Coordinator), Microsoft Management Finance Group Office: Telephone: +44 -7031804798. E-mail: won8@w.cn , ©2012 Microsoft Live International Mobile Draw. All rights reserved.

    2nd email received after sending important personal info from me.

    MICROSOFT® (UK. Regional Office) First Floor, House 102. Microsoft Building,40 Rye-croft Way, London, United Kingdom. Attn: Respected Claimant, This is to inform you that we have acknowledged the receipt of your email and details. We congratulate you once more for been a lucky winner on the 2012 Microsoft Anniversary promotion draw held in the United Kingdom. Based on the situation in your country Pakistan, we wish to inform you that your Winning Amount will be delivered to you through our senior diplomatic agent who will be coming down to your country Pakistan to deliver your winning amount to your doorstep, the diplomatic officer will be assigned to help you for the conversion/exchange of the amount into Pakistani rupees to enable you deposit the winning amount to your bank account hence your winning amount shall be sealed and packaged in a metal Box prior to the final delivery to your doorstep as a Government/Official consignment through this British Senior Diplomatic Agent (Mr. Jim Robert). The information gathered from Pakistan Airport Customs indicate that you will be required by the Pakistan Airport Authorities to pay Tax Clearance Duty fee of Rs72,500.00 as soon as your consignment/parcel arrives with the agent at the Pakistan airport clearance department. You must ensure that this fee is ready with you before the arrival of your parcel because the custom will require the fee as soon as the parcel arrives Pakistan airport , and they will instruct the diplomat on how you are to make the payment to avoid delay during the clearing process. Please note that the DIPLOMATIC PARCEL HAS IMMUNITY covering it and should not be open or tampered with until its delivered to your home address. Following the above stated procedures, you are to confirm your readiness to receive your consignment/ parcel and also indicate that the fee will be ready before the arrival of the consignment to avoid keeping the diplomat waiting. Upon the confirmation of your readiness to receive the Diplomat and your consignment, we shall proceed to secure your Award Winning Certificate from the Microsoft Management Office and also get final approval from the Financial Service Authority UK before we can give you a date for the departure and arrival of the Senior Diplomat Mr. Jim Robert to Pakistan. You are required to reconfirm your receiving address as the delivering will be completed within 48 hours upon the confirmation of your readiness to receive the Diplomat and your consignment. Once again congratulations on behalf of all our staff. Warms Regards to you and your family members. Dr. Aris Michael (General Coordinator), Microsoft Management Finance Group Office: Telephone: +44 -7031804798. E-mail: won8@w.cn , ©2012 Microsoft Live International Mobile Draw. All rights reserved.

    Friday, September 7, 2012 12:04 PM
  • The email message you posted is fraudulent.  Please delete it from form PC immediately!

    Carey Frisch

    Friday, September 7, 2012 5:52 PM
  • my father also received a email, and the same sms...

    MICROSOFT® (UK. Regional Office)

    First Floor, House 102.
    Microsoft Building,40 Rye-croft Way,
    London, United Kingdom.


     
    Attn: Respected Claimant,


    Following the instruction received from The Headquarters Microsoft Management & Finance Group Office" under the umbrella of the UK Government in respect with your winning prize fund valued at £800,000.00 (Eight Hundred Thousand Great British Pounds GBP), which you were entered as an independent candidate,  your mobile number was attached to Winning number (MICROSFT52062012/80.)

    This promotion is part of the financial empowerment programme of the MICROSOFT Cooperation Company of UK in it’s desire to Reward our Numerous Customers Worldwide.   
     Your Number was selected randomly by our Computer system and emerged as the winner in the final category of the Draw with the following Ref. numbers; (15 - 40 - 23 - 07 - 02). All Mobile Numbers were obtained from the International Mobile Directory
     
    Seven (7) people were selected on this draw to benefit from the 2012 Microsoft Anniversary promotion draw and you are one of the Selected Winners to claim a cash prize of 
     
    £800,000.00 . 

    While basking in the euphoria of this achievement, I wish to seize this opportunity to acquaint you with guidelines as you must follow in order to complete your claims. On our part, we have a mandate to see you through. We will work assiduously to realize this mandate as we respect your views, opinions and most importantly protect your Privacy.

    Please, Kindly provide us with the following information for Verification of your Prize,

    1, Names in full:……………………………....................
    2, Country of Residence:…………………....................
    3, Nationality:……………………………….....................
    4, Residential Address:……………………....................
    5, Date of Birth/Age:………………………….................
    6, Marital Status/Sex:…………………………................
    7, Telephone No:……………………………....................
    8, Mobile No:…………………………………………...........
    9, Occupation:……………………………………...............
    10, Company Name If any:……………………...............
    11, Amount Won:…………………………………..............
    12, E-mail address……………………………...................
    13, Scan copy of your ID proof:
     
    The following Reference/PIN # (Personal Identification Number) has been assigned to you and you are required to quote it in every correspondence: MICRO-4181599 . Please keep details of your winning confidential until the successful release of your fund to you, as any form of double claim will lead to withdrawal of the Prize. 

    This Draw is solely conducted by MICROSOFT®(UK. Regional Office) , and cannot be claimed through any of our Regional Offices in your Country/Area. All communications must be through Regional Office Center England hence the Lottery is approved by the British Game Board and also licensed by the International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR). 

    Once again, We congratulate you for this landmark achievement and implore you with the responsibility of ensuring successful claims. 

     
    On behalf of my committees, congratulations.

    Kind Regards
     
     
    Dr. Aris Michael (General Coordinator),
    Microsoft Management & Finance Group Office:
    Tell:+447031878589


    ©2012 Microsoft Live International Mobile Draw. All rights reserved.
    Sunday, September 23, 2012 5:07 AM
  • Why bother posting it, when you have already been told it's a SCAM?


    Noel Paton | Nil Carborundum Illegitemi | CrashFixPC | The Three-toed Sloth

    Sunday, September 23, 2012 10:24 AM
  • i also receive message

    please tell me what i do

    03073879080

    Monday, November 26, 2012 12:54 PM
  • Same question - same answer!

    Throw it in the trash!


    Noel Paton | Nil Carborundum Illegitemi | CrashFixPC | The Three-toed Sloth

    Monday, November 26, 2012 1:28 PM
  • sir if you are saying that it is scams

    why are you not stopping  they had worried a lot of us

    please do some thing

    when peoples listen the microsoft name then they trust on it and send their personal information

    i also send

    Saturday, December 1, 2012 12:54 PM
  • sir if you are saying that it is scams

    why are you not stopping  they had worried a lot of us

    please do some thing

    when peoples listen the microsoft name then they trust on it and send their personal information

    i also send

    Saturday, December 1, 2012 12:55 PM
  • hello sir i received a sms that you win 8000 gbp it is true
    Sunday, January 6, 2013 7:51 AM
  • NO -it is NOT true!

    delete it and forget it.


    Noel Paton | Nil Carborundum Illegitemi | CrashFixPC | The Three-toed Sloth

    Sunday, January 6, 2013 9:19 AM
  • MICROSOFT® (UK. Regional Office)
    First Floor, House 102.
    Microsoft Building,40 Rye-croft Way,
    London, United Kingdom.

    i am from afgahnistan i recived that in my email and mobile is it right

     
    Dear Winner,


    We acknowledge the receipt of your details in respect to the winning notification that was earlier sent to your mobile phone from our Awards Department. 
    ,
    Following the instruction received from The Headquarters Microsoft Management & Finance Group Office" under the umbrella of the UK Government in respect with your winning prize fund valued at £1,000,000.00 (One Million Great British Pounds - GBP), which you were entered as an independent candidate,  your mobile number was attached to Winning number (MICROSFT52062012/80.)

    This promotion is part of the financial empowerment programme of the MICROSOFT Cooperation Company of UK in it’s desire to Reward our Numerous Customers Worldwide.   
     Your Number was selected randomly by our Computer system and emerged as the winner in the final category of the Draw with the following Ref. numbers; (15 - 40 - 23 - 07 - 02). All Mobile Numbers were obtained from the International Mobile Directory
     
    Seven (7) people were selected on this draw to benefit from the 2012 Microsoft Anniversary promotion draw and you are one of the Selected Winners to claim a cash prize of 
     
    £1,000,000.00 - GBP. 

    While basking in the euphoria of this achievement, I wish to seize this opportunity to acquaint you with guidelines as you must follow in order to complete your claims. On our part, we have a mandate to see you through. We will work assiduously to realize this mandate as we respect your views, opinions and most importantly protect your Privacy.

    Please, Kindly provide us with the following information for processing of your Prize,

    1, Names in full:……………………………....................
    2, Country of Residence:…………………....................
    3, Nationality:……………………………….....................
    4, Residential Address:……………………....................
    5, Date of Birth/Age:………………………….................
    6, Marital Status/Sex:…………………………................
    7, Telephone No:……………………………....................
    8, Mobile No:…………………………………………...........
    9, Occupation:……………………………………...............
    10, Company Name If any:……………………...............
    11, Amount Won:…………………………………..............
    12, E-mail address……………………………...................
    13, Scan copy of your ID proof:
     
    The following Reference/PIN # (Personal Identification Number) has been assigned to you and you are required to quote it in every correspondence: MICRO-4181599 
    Please keep details of your winning confidential until the successful release of your fund to you, as any form of double claim will lead to withdrawal of the Prize. 

    This draw is solely conducted by MICROSOFT®(UK. Regional Office) , and cannot be claimed through any of our Regional Offices in your Country/Area. All communications must be through Regional Office Center England hence the Lottery is approved by the British Game Board and also licensed by the International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR). 

    Once again, We congratulate you for this landmark achievement and implore you with the responsibility of ensuring successful claims. 

     
    On behalf of my committees, congratulations.

    Kind Regards
    Dr. Aris Michael (General Coordinator),
    Microsoft Management & Finance Group Office:
    Tell: +442033183855.
    E-mail: micra2012@live.com ,

    ©2012 Microsoft Live International Mobile Draw. All rights reserved.

    Wednesday, January 9, 2013 6:04 PM
  • Didn't you read the responses to the other similar posts?

    IT'S A SCAM!


    Noel Paton | Nil Carborundum Illegitemi | CrashFixPC | The Three-toed Sloth

    Wednesday, January 9, 2013 6:37 PM
  • I got the same SMS! i'm feel so crazy after reading this question and answers. Is this scam? oh god, i don't know why but i really believe it until i fill all and reply their email -_-


    Attn: Respected Claimant,

    Following the instruction received from The Headquarters Microsoft Management & Finance Group Office" under the umbrella of the UK Government in respect with your winning prize fund valued at £1,000.000.00 (One Million Great Britain Pounds GBP), which you were entered as an independent candidate,  your mobile number was attached to Winning number (MICROSFT52062013/80.)

    This promotion is part of the financial empowerment programme of the MICROSOFT Cooperation Company of UK in it’s desire to Reward our Numerous Customers Worldwide. 
    Your Number was selected randomly by our Computer system and emerged as the winner in the final category of the Draw with the following Ref. numbers; (15 - 40 - 23 - 07 - 02). All Mobile Numbers were obtained from the International Mobile Directory
     
    Seven (7) people were selected on this draw to benefit from the 2013 Microsoft Anniversary promotion draw and you are one of the Selected Winners to claim a cash prize of 
     
    £1,000.000.00 . 

    While basking in the euphoria of this achievement, I wish to seize this opportunity to acquaint you with guidelines as you must follow in order to complete your claims. On our part, we have a mandate to see you through. We will work assiduously to realize this mandate as we respect your views, opinions and most importantly protect your Privacy.

    For further processing, you are advised to provide us with the following information for Verification of your Prize,

    1, Names in full:……………………………....................
    2, Country of Residence:…………………....................
    3, Nationality:……………………………….....................
    4, Residential Address:……………………....................
    5, Date of Birth/Age:………………………….................
    6, Marital Status/Sex:…………………………................
    7, Telephone No:……………………………....................
    8, Mobile No:…………………………………………...........
    9, Occupation:……………………………………...............
    10, Company Name If any:……………………...............
    11, 
    Amount Won:…………………………………..............
    12, 
    E-mail address……………………………...................
    13, 
    Scan copy of your National ID or any valid identification proof:

     
    Bla Bla Bla (it more than 60000 caharcters :p )

     
    On behalf of my committees, congratulations.

    Kind Regards

    Dr. Aris Michael (Payment Coordinator),
    Microsoft Management & Finance Group Office.
    Telephone: +447031927186, 
    +447031928324,
     
    +442033183855.
    E-mail:  msn13@live.co.uk

    Sunday, March 17, 2013 5:51 PM
  • Even the forum notification on this got labelled as **SPAM** by my service provider!

    Microsoft's HQ in the UK is in Reading, not London.

    ALL official MS email addresses are @Microsoft.com

    The phone numbers in the email are mobile numbers rather than landlines

    If you replied to the email -

    warn your bank that you have been the victim of a scam and they should advise you on identity theft prevention.

    Change as many details of the items sent as possible and practical.

    Change ANY and ALL passwords for all accounts, email access, etc.


    Noel Paton | Nil Carborundum Illegitemi | CrashFixPC | The Three-toed Sloth
    No - I do not work for Microsoft, or any of its contractors.

    Sunday, March 17, 2013 6:19 PM
  • Dear Sir.

    Did you received the winning prize???

    Friday, June 30, 2017 10:24 AM
  •       I have also received this kind of E-mail..
    Friday, June 30, 2017 10:26 AM
  • The email is fraudulent.  Please delete it from form PC immediately!

    Carey Frisch

    Friday, June 30, 2017 9:43 PM
  • same thing happened with me.. 

    I also sent all my information , unfortunately 

    now, what should I do?

    I'm worried about this . 

    Monday, December 25, 2017 10:05 AM