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  • Is this Microsoft Lottery for WindowsLive Smile for real?

    I got my photo taken in NYC for Smile a few weeks ago, and I got this email today. NOte the MANY references to MS and Bill Gates.

    Who can I report this to at MS?

    MICROSOFT AWARD's email is  <msnteamsweepstakes6@hotmail.com>

    ----- Original Message -----
    Sent: Saturday, November 24, 2007 1:03 AM
    Subject: CONGRATULATION! CONGRATULATION!! CONGRATULATION!!!

     
    FROM THE DESK OF E-MAIL PROMOTIONS MANAGER
    INTERNATIONAL PROMOTIONS/PRIZE AWARD DEPARTMENT,
    MICROSOFT CORPORATION WORLD LOTTERY UNITED KINGDOM.
    REFERENCE NO:MSW-L/327015002/07
    LUCKY NUMBERS:724-595-62-07-45#414

    CASH WINNER NO: 2

    ELECTRONIC MAIL AWARD WINNING NOTIFICATION AWARD PRESENTATION CENTER: UNITED KINGDOM

    Dear Winner, Our gratitude goes to BILL GATES as the founder of the Microsoft Co-operation Management Worldwide We are pleased to inform you today 24th of November, 2007  that you are a winner of our annual MICROSOFT LOTTERY conducted in United Kingdom .

    Your email address was attached to ticket number 214-056-278 with serial number s/n-01025 and drew the lucky numbers 724-595-62-07-45 and consequently won in the 3rd category.
     
    The selection process was carried out through random selection in our computerized email selection machine (TOPAZ) from a database of over 250,000 email addresses drawn from all the continents of the world.

      As a result of this , you have therefore been approved for a lump sum payout of  £2,000,000.00(Two million Great Britain Pound Sterlings) payable in cash credited to file
    Reference No:MSW-L/327015002/07 .

    All participants were selected through our Microsoft computer ballot system drawn from a collation of frequent internet users all over the world from America, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia and Australia, as part of International Email Promotions Program, which is conducted annually to encourage the internet users and computers worldwide.
    Your fund  has been insured with your Reference No: MSW-L/327015002/07 and will be ready for delivery but in order for your winning fund has been issued and insured in your name and for you to begin your claim you are urgently required to provide the following information through email to Dr.RICHARDS OWENS, MANAGER FRONTIERS DELIVERY SERVICE,
     London, United Kingdom.
    To begin your claim, please contact immediately, our paying agent who also will be your claims agent:
                                                          
                               Call Dr.RICHARDS OWENS. 
               MANAGER FRONTIERS DELIVERY SERVICE
                    OFFICE ADDRESS: 20  Park, Harlesden
                            London NW15  United Kingdom

                  Emails:DR_RICHARDsOWENs@YAHOO.CO.UK
                              :b-forex-plc@instructor.net
                              :annual_awards@yahoo.co.uk
                  TEL   :+44 703 1870 180
                           :+44 703 1891 72
                   FAX  :+44 870 9748 601
                           :+44 870 4795 748

    Please note that above detailed information will be absolutely neccessary for the processing of your payment cheques,drafts or wire transfers.

    Also this winning is valid for THREE WEEKS and failure to issue claims after this period will automatically void your payment.
    Remember to quote your ticket number, serial number and lucky number in your future correspondence and most importantly as part of our security protocol you are to quote this security code MSW/OCT>NOV/SS07 to the Foreign Service Manager this is to prevent scam.

    Congratulations once again from the entire management and staff of Microsoft Corporation to all our lucky winners this year and thank you for being part of this Promotional lottery Program. Our special thanks and gratitude goes to Bill Gates of Microsoft and all his associates for alleviating poverty around the world through this promotion
    .
    SINCERELY


    Mrs.Olivia Ahmed Malik
    (PROMOTIONS MANAGER).
    LOTTERY SPONSORS : CHIEF SPONSORS;
    MICROSOFT CORPORATION UK, MICROSOFT CORPORATION AFRICA, MICROSOFT CORPORATION USA, MICROSOFT CORPORATION ASIA .
    Past winners.

     
     


    Your smile counts. The more smiles you share, the more we donate. Join in!
    Saturday, November 24, 2007 10:54 PM

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