Hot Scam Specifications:
Scam Type: 419 Scam
Fake Names: Mrs Patricia Lawrence, Mr Anderson Davi
Lottery Name: UK MICROSOFT JACKPOT LOTTERY NOTIFICATION
Lottery Winnings: £5,500,000
Scammer Location: Another mail getting mixed up with HK and UK.
Scammer Email: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
This appears to be the same people sending out scam mails from yahoo.com.hk free email accounts, and yet claiming to be in UK.
However, if you prefer to believe in such scams anyway, this is a great one to test your “dream” as the prize money is HUGE considering the exchange rate.
This is a scam, they will ask you to pay money so that you can claim your “prize”. After you pay once, they will give you another reason to pay more fees, then you pay again. And then again, and again, until you start to get suspicious about this whole deal. Let’s hope your bank account isn’t wiped clean by the time you realised its a scam.
These scammers are the people making the big bucks.
—–Attached Lottery Scam Mail—–
From: “Marie KaÂ¹íková” <email@example.com>
Subject: Your Email Have Won
Date: Tuesday, October 28, 2008, 8:17 PM
MICROSOFT INTERNATIONAL LOTTERY HEADQUARTERS:
61-70 Southampton Row, Bloomsbury,
LONDON, United Kingdom, WC1B 4AR.
REF NO: MSW-L/200-26937
We happily announce to you the draw (Draw #1202) of the MSW LOTTERY, online
Sweepstakes International Program held on recently in the UK. You have
therefore been approved for a lump sum pay out of GBP5,500,000.00 POUNDS in
cash which is approximately $11.4MILLION US DOLLARS credited to file
This is from total prize money of GBP27,500,000.00 POUNDS, shared among the
Twenty (5)international winners in this category.
To file for your claim, please contact our fiduciary agent via email.
Provide him with the following information to claim your prize.
Country of residence:
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