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From: Microsoft Lottery Board <email@example.com>
Sent: Thursday, January 11, 2007
Subject: MICROSOFT WORD LOTTERY 2007
ELECTRONIC MAIL AWARD WINNING NOTIFICATION
We are pleased to inform you of the announcement today of the MSW MEGA
JACKPOT LOTTO WINNINGS PROGRAMS held on 2nd January 2007. Your company
or your personal e-mail address, is attached to winning number
20-12DEC-2005-02MSW, with serial number S/N-00168 drew the lucky
numbers 887-13-865-37-10-83, and consequently won in the first lottery
category. You have therefore been approved for a lump sum pay out of
(FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND POUNDS STERLING)
credited to file REF NO: MSW-L/200-26937. This is from total prize
money of GBP 2,500,000.00 POUNDS, shared among the Five
(5)international winners in this category. To claim your winning
prize, you must first
contact the claims department by email for processing and remittance of
your prize money to you.
The claims officer contact email is:
Name: DAVID WARNER
AND PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU ARE TO FILL AND SEND THE BELOW INFORMATIONS
REQUIRED TO CLAIM YOUR WINNING PRIZE TO YOUR CLAIMS OFFICER:
*FULL NAMES**NATIONALITY**AGE**DATE OF BIRTH**SEX**MARITAL STATUS*
*CONTACT ADDRESS**TELEPHONE NUMBER**OCCUPATION**WINNING E-MAIL
ADDRESS**REF/ BATCH NUMBERS**TOTAL AMOUNT WON*
Mr. Steve Scott
MICROSOFT CO-OPERATIONS UK, MICROSOFT CO OPERATIONS ASIA MICROSOFT