In this category, I will be posting the different and various kinds of spam messages I get. Most of them are funny. Some of variants of the Nigerian Spam and some are bordering on innovation. The image headers are being hotlinked to Microsoft’s servers to this header image http://i2.microsoft.com/h/all/i/ms_masthead_8x6a_ltr.jpg. Microsoft’s Logo comes from this link http://i2.microsoft.com/h/en-us/i/msnlogo.gifÂ in this spam email
This spam message is from the Microsoft Award Team congratulating me on winning the Microsoft Lottery Award. It included a serial number, my lottery ticket number and also my lottery ticket winning numbers which were 14, 21, 25, 39, 40, 47 with the special number being 20. I also won Â£1,350,000.00 or 1 Million and three hundred and fify thousand Great Britain pounds as one of the 5 jackpot winners in this draw.
I have been assigned a fiduciary agent, a Dictor Greg Thomas, for claiming my reward who is based in the U.K and has the Email address : email@example.comÂ and a UK telephone number: +44 7 031 948 758.
The Email is also from a Bryan McDonald of the Microsoft Promotion Team who is also a Vice President at Microsoft. Her email address is not as everyone would imagine, based on the microsoft.com domain but a firstname.lastname@example.org
The full text of the spam email is as follows
Microsoft Award Team
20 Craven Park, Harlesden London NW10 United Kingdom
Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â CONGRATULATION!Â CONGRATULATION!!Â CONGRATULATION!!!
The prestigious Microsoft and aolÂ has set out and sucessfully organised a Sweepstakes marking theÂ year 2007 anniversary we rolled out over US$ 4,419,864 for our end of year Anniversary Draws. Participants for the draws were randomly selectedÂ and drawn from a wide range of web hosts which we enjoy their patronage.
Â 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.
Â 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 Â£1,350,000.00 (One MillionThree Hundred and Fifty Thousand Great Britain Pounds)Â as one of the 5 jackpot winners in this draw. You have therefore won the entire winning sum of Â£1,350,000.00 (One MillionThree Hundred and Fifty Thousand Great Britain Pounds) The draws registered as Draw number one was conducted in Brockley, London United Kingdom on the 24th of February,2007. These Draws are commemorative and as such special.Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â
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.To file for your claim Please Contact your delivery agency in the contact information below:
Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â DELIVERY AGENCY CONTACT INFORMATION:
NAME OF COURIER FIRM: FRONTIERS DELIVERY SERVICES
OFFICE ADDRESS: 60 Great Ormond Street London,WC1N 3HR United- Kingdom.
Tele: +44 7 031 948 758
Contact Person: Dictor Greg Thomas
You are advised to contact your fiduciary agent with the following details to avoid unnecessary delays and complications:
6)Lucky Numbers: (as indicated in this winning Notification)
Our special thanks and gratitude to Bill Gates and his associates.We wish you the best of luck as you spend your good fortune in this season.
Note: You have One weeks from the date of this publication to claim your prize 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 a charity organisation.
Thank you for being part of our commemorative end of year Anniversary Draws.
DO NOT REPLY TO THIS EMAIL BECAUSE YOU MIGHT NOT BE ATTENDED TO, KINDLY CONTACT YOUR FIDUCIARY AGENT DIRECTLY FOR FURTHER DIRECTIONS
Â Mrs. Bryan McDonald
Â Microsoft Promotion Team
Â Vice President