Microsoft and AOL Scam!

The following is a scam:

MICROSOFT AWARD TEAM
Microsoft House
10 Great Pulteney Street,
London W1F 9NB.
Ref: BTD/968/05.
Batch: 409978E.

Dear Winner,

WINNING NOTIFICATION

The prestigious MICROSOFT and AOL has set out and sucessfully organised a Sweepstakes marking the year 2007 Anniversary. We rolled out over GBP £5,000.000.00 (Five Million Great British Pounds) for our end of year Anniversary Draws. Participants for the draws were randomly selected and drawn from a wide range of web hosts which we enjoy their patronage.

The selection was made through a computer draw system attaching personalised email addresses to Ticket Numbers. If you ignore this, you will regret it later. MICROSOFT and AOL are now the largest Internet companies and in an effort to make sure that Internet Explorer remains the most widely used program, Microsoft and AOL are running an e-mail beta test.

Your email address as indicated was drawn and attached to ticket number 008795727498 with serial numbers BTD/9080648302/06 and drew the lucky numbers 14-21-25-39-40-47(20) which subsequently won you GBP £1,000,000.00 (One Million Great British Pounds) as one of the 10 Jackpot Winners in this draw. You have therefore won the entire winning sum of GBP £1,000,000.00 (One Million Great British Pounds) The draws registered as Draw number one was conducted in Liverpool, London United Kingdom on the 1st of January 2008. These Draws are commemorative and as such special.

Please be informed by this winning notification,to file your claims,you are to make contact with your designated agent who shall by duty guide you through the process to facilitate the release of your prize money.Please Contact your claim and delivery agency in the contact information below:

CLAIM AND DELIVERY AGENCY CONTACT INFORMATION:
NAME OF FIRM: BILL SCOTT ATTORNEYS, INTERNATIONAL LAW FIRM.
Office Adress: 51 Gray’s Inn Square London,WC1R 5JD.
Email: claim@billscottattorney.org
Office Telephone: +44-702-403-9509
Mobile Number: +44-703-189-8302
Fax: +44-870-478-1932
Contact Person: Bill Scott. J. Esq.

You are advised to contact your fiduciary claim and delivery agent with the following details and provide him with the Information on the Verification Details Below to avoid unnecessary delays and complications:

VERIFICATION DETAILS:
1)Full name:
2)Address:
3)Ticket Numbers:
4)Batch Number:
5)Serial Number:
6)Lucky Numbers: (As Indicated in this winning Notification)
7)Phone numbers:
8)Amount won:
9)Sex:
10)Age:
11)Occupation:
12)Country:

Our special thanks and gratitude to Bill Gates and his associates.We wish you the best of luck.

Note: You have 9 days from the date of this publication to claim your prize money or you may forefeit your winnings.In compliance with the sponsoring bodies,you are to make a remittance of a part of your won fund,not lower than 10-percent, after receiving your allocation to any charity organisation of your choice.

Thank you for being part of our commemorative Anniversary Draws.

Mrs. Jane Wallace.

Microsoft Promotion Team
Vice President

How do i know this is a scam? Well, I forwarded this to Microsoft and they came back to me saying this was a scam. So readers out there are advised to be wary and not fall for this trap!

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