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Microsoft Corp. Asia Pacific Re: Winnings..

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WARNING: These are scams. They are Emails sent to a honeytrap address only ever used for this purpose. Do not reply to these people, they will try to con you into paying out money in return for nothing.

CAVEAT: Please note that some of these Emails may be impersonating a genuine company or person. We wish to make it clear that any such name mentioned within these Emails has no connection to the scam. For the sake of searching, we leave these messages untouched, but we will respond to any concerns left in our comments.


From: "Microsoft Corp. Asia Pacific"<[email protected]>
Reply: <[email protected]>
Date: Wed, 5 Jul 2017 05:41:55 +0300
Subject: Re: Winnings..


MICROSOFT ASIA-PACIFIC ONLINE OFFICE CORP.©
 
CODE NUMBER: Microsoft/2443638394/YMHG
TICKET NO: Microsoft/2119383856/YMHG
WINNING NUMBER: Microsoft/77112131512/YMHG
 
Dear Lucky winner: Ref No: Microsoft/77112131512/YMHG
 
Microsoft Asia Pacific Online Corp. wishes to inform you that your
e-mail account have been selected and therefore has made you one of
our winners in the MICROSOFT ASIA-PACIFIC E-MAIL ONLINE SWEEPSTAKES
PROMOTION.
 
MICROSOFT WINDOWS collects all the email addresses of the people who
are active online; among the people who subscribed also to Hotmail,
Msn, Aol, Gmail Yahoo & other Microsoft Webmail, we only select five
people every year as our winners through an electronic balloting
system without the winner applying. This comes as a result of your
constant use of our online and ancillary services.
 
In case you still have doubts arising from the angle of how you got
selected, note that the selection process was carried out through an
electronic email ballot system where millions of email addresses where
drawn from worldwide web email directories from which you have emerged
as one of our lucky winners.
 
Hence we do believe with your winning prize, you will continue to be
active and patronage to the Microsoft Windows/Online Office. We wish
to formally announce to you that you have successfully pass the
requirements, statutory obligations, verification's, validations and
satisfactory report Test conducted for all online winners.
 
A winning Check (Cheque) of $1,000,000 US DOLLAR has been issued in
your name by the Microsoft Asia Pacific Promotion Award Team, and also
a certificate of prize claims, Certificate of Origin of Funds, Letter
of Invitation to our office will be sent alongside your winning
Cheque.
 
Information's required from you are part of our precautionary measure
to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program. To
claim your won prize, please contact the Microsoft Asia Pacific Award
claims Cordinator (Mr. Kane Tong) neatly filling the Verification form
below.
______________________________________

Mr. Kane Tong,
Microsoft Asia-Pacific Award Cordinator:
E-mail:  [email protected]
D/L:  +66-623-297-358.
_________________________________________
 
VERIFICATION FORM
 
First Name:
Last Name:
Residential Address:
Telephone/ Mobile:
Fax Number:
Nationality/Country:
Date Of Birth (dd/mm/yr):
Sex:
Occupation/Position Held:
Marital Status:
Amount Won:
Alternate Email:
Ever Won An Online Lottery Before? Yes/No
 
We congratulate you for being one of the selected winners, and we
also felicitate with you and your family. This promotion was set-up to
encourage the active users of the Internet Microsoft Windows.
 
Thanks & Regards
 
Paulson Albert.
Chairman, Organizing Committee
 
Microsoft Asia Pacific Promotion Award Team.©
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Verified By Yahoo, Gmail, Msn, Hotmail!
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_BE WARNED: Do not reply if you are NOT the owner of this winning
email address. Microsoft Corp. is worth over US$407 Billion with over
50,000 workers worldwide making it the best and most successful
corporation around the globe._

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