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>Subject: CONGRATULATION:YOU HAVE WON MICROSOFT MEGA JACKPOT PROMO!!!
>Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2007 20:08:28 -0400
>MICROSOFT MEGA JACKPOT LOTTERY
>MICROSOFT HOUSE PRESCOT, LONDON E1 8RP.
>REF NO: M154S/WL07
>MICRO (LOTTERY) CHIP NO: 9465206
>ELECTRONIC MAIL AWARD PROMOTION. MICROSOFT MEGA JACKPOT LOTTERY.
>Today, we announce the 10 lucky winners of the MICROSOFT LOTTERY PROGRAM
>held on 23th of April 2007. our company or your personal e-mail address,
>attached to the Chip Number: 9465206, won in the First lottery category
>001. Your email address has brought you an unexpected luck, please read
>through this message.
>You have therefore been approved to claim a total sum of Â£1,000,000 GBP
>(One Million Great Britain Pounds) in cash credited to file
>MSW/9080118308/02/LA.This is from a total cash prize of Â£10.000,000 GBP
>(Ten Million Great Britain Pounds) shared amongst the ten (10) lucky
>All participants were selected randomly from 'World Wide Web' site through
>Microsoft computer ballot system (MCBS) and extracted from over 100,000
>individuals and companies. For security reasons, you are advised to keep
>your winning information confidential till your claims is processed and
>money remitted to you in the manner you deem fit to claim your prize. This
>is a part of our precautionary measure to avoid unwarranted abuse of this
>program by some unscrupulous elements.
>Note that all claims process and clearance procedures must be duly
>completed early to avoid impersonation arising to the issue of double
>claim, you are advised to keep this notice to yourself because we shall
>not be responsible for any divert of funds as a result of you disclosing
>your lottery award details,I hereby advice you to report to the Microsoft
>lottery claims agent whose information is stated below.
>Contact Person: Barrister Teddy Williams
>Tel.: +44 704 011 5083
>Tel.: +44 703 191 4158
>Tel.: +44 701 112 1257
>Fax : +44 709 286 5919
>Do email or call the above mentioned person, at once with all the claims
>requirements below. In order to avoid unnecessary delays and
>CLAIM PROCESSING FORM
>1. full Name:
>4. Date of Birth:
>9. State of Origin:
>The above requirements are needed to enable the immediate release of your
>Mrs. Edlyn Albert
>Microsoft Mega Jackpot Lottery
>NOTE: Do not reply this mail. You are to contact your claims processor
>immediately via email or fax. Be informed, that there will be upfront
>charges, either for transfer of funds to your account or activating a non
>residence premium account with the official paying bank. Have it in mind
>that this is not a Scam; we want you to understand that there will be
>ANY MAIL RECIEVED OF THIS SUCH WITH ANY OTHER TRADE MARK OR ADDRESS SHOULD
>BE FOWARDED TO YOUR CLAIMS PROCESSOR IMMEDIATELY; THIS WILL HELP US TO
>FIGHT SCAM AND LOTTERY IMPOSTERS. THANK YOU FOR YOUR ANTICIPATED
>Microsoft Mega Jackpot Lottery, property of the Microsoft Inc. CopyrightÂ®
>2007. All Rights reserved.