This is a lottery scam, please do not fall for it.
The full email is attached below, but it may be modified by scammers.
—– Forwarded Message —-
From: msn promotion <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wed, December 30, 2009 8:19:39 PM
Subject: CONGRATULATION YOUR EMAIL ID HAVE WON MSN/MICRO SOFT PROMOTIONAL AWARD OF ONE MILLION BRITISH POUNDS
WINNING NOTIFICATION DEPT
MSN-ANNUAL AWARD PROMOTION
United Kingdom, 61-70
Bloomsbury London WINNER NO 4
United Kingdom WC 1B 4AR.
30th December 2009
Ref: MS-4061723 Batch: 7/MSN/UK
We the MSN MANAGEMENT WORLDWIDE are pleased to inform you today been
the 30th December 2009 , winners of our MSN-ANNUAL AWARD
PROMOTION conducted in
UNITED KINGDOM on the 28th December 2009 .
Your e-mail address has just won you an award which was based on electronic
e-mail balloting system. In this system of e-mail balloting, we have computerized
lucky numbers, and if any e-mail happens to fall among the computerized lucky
numbers, the e-mail user is a winner of ( £1,000,000.00 ).
You e-mail address had been attached to WINNER NO 4, with serial
number: 7741137002, drew the lucky numbers: 6-9-11-33-36-49-29 , Batch No:
7/MSN/UK which consequently won in the 3rd draw category. You have
therefore been approved for lump sums pay of GBP1,000,000.00 ( One Million British
Pounds Sterling) in cash ,Credited to file REF NO:MS_4061723
This is from the total prize money of £20,000,000.00 which is to be shared
among the seventy award winners in 3rd categories .
All participants in this Award promotion were selected randomly through our MSN
Computer Ballot System, drawn from 85.000.000 email addresses from all search
engines. Your e-mail address was picked by the automated MSN Computer Ballot
System, which has been programmed for this random selection.
This has eventually qualified you for the Winning. This promotional program takes
place annually, and is promoted and sponsored by MSN Company, eminent
personalities of hotmail and Microsoft users, with the support of
Afro-British/European corporate companies and organizations to encourage the use
of Internet and computers worldwide .
In view of this, your prize ( £1,000,000.00) would be released to you by Our
Prize Payment Manager (MR PETER JOEMARK). He will immediately commence the
process, to facilitate the release of your lucky won prize as soon as you
contact him for the payment of your lucky prize.
You are to keep your ref. number and batch number from the public, until you
have received your cash prize. This is part of our security protocol to avoid
double claiming and the act of scamming /hacking people of their ref. number and
prizes. We hope you will emerge a winner in our next year MSN ANNUAL AWARD
PROMOTION high stake prize of £2,000,000.00.
You are advised to contact our Prize Processing Manager by means of email,
fax or phone with the below contact info within the hour of reading this
MR PETER JOEMARK
Prize Processing Manager
MSN-Annual Award Promotion.
Tel: +44 70457 22082
FAX: +44 70457 22082
When you contact him for payment (MR PETER JOEMARK) furnish him with the
details for the issue of your WINNING CERTIFICATE/PAYMENT
(1)Full Name(2) Nationality (3)Date Of Birth (4) Occupation (5) Home/Mobile
Phone(6) Scan copy of International Passport Or Driver’s License (7) Reference
and Batch numbers
Note that all prize money must be claimed not later than one month of
notification . All funds not Claimed on or before the fixed date will be
returned as Unclaimed Prize and donated to The Charity Organization (Motherless
Babies Home) and please be aware that our Paying Authority will Effect Payment
Swiftly upon satisfactory Report, Verifications and validation provided by our
prize processing Manager.
NOTE: In order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications, please remember to
quote your reference and batch numbers in all correspondences with our payment
Congratulations, once more from the entire Management and Staffs of MSN COMPANY
to all our lucky winners of this year.
Chairman of board of directors
Dr.Mrs Hilary Schneider
MR PETER JOEMARK
PRIZE PROCESSING MANAGER