Microsoft Award Team Lottery Scam

Posted: July 31, 2008 in 419 Nigerian scams, advanced fees scam, lotto scam
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The Microsoft bogus lottery is back once again. It is the usual advanced fees scam where the Bottom feeders ask for fees in advance prior to sending you your “winnings”. Guess what, you send along some money to cover costs required prior to the release of your prize and you never hear from them again. You got scammed!

From: Microsoft Award Team
Reply-To: microsoftclaimsdepartment03@yahoo.com.hk
To:
Received-On: Today 12:17 PM
Subject: Batch No: 409978E, Ref: MSC990/678
More…

Your email address is the Winner of the 25th Edition of the Microsoft Promo
Award 2008.
You won {250,000.00}pounds.Contact us with your details.

Comments
  1. Scam says:

    I love your description of the scam artists as bottom feeders!

    In your title, does ‘lambs’ refer to those who are foolish enough to reply to said bottom feeders?

  2. gariell says:

    Scam,

    You got it right, it is not meant as an insult just a polite way of describing the poor souls that get taken in by said bottom feeders.

    Cheers

  3. Xmaster says:

    I like how the email is

    microsoftclaimsdepartment03@yahoo.com.hk

    instead of an actual msn email

  4. ABBEY says:

    What happens next should one respond possitively ?

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