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[Resolved]  Microsoft Lottery — To verify whether the mail received is fake or true

Sir,
I got a mail from Microsoft Corporation stating that i won a consolation prize of 1.9 million Great British Pounds through the Microft Lottery Sweepstakes.The mail was received from MICROSOFT WINNING LOTTERY PROMO 2008 <[protected]@microsoftlottery.co.uk> .
Redmond, WA 98052.
BL4 4PZ, lONDON.
Ref: BTD/968/08
Batch: 409978E.
They asked me to give a reply to Mr.Newton David(Fiduciary agent) to his mail id <[protected]@live.com>.
I did it and he confirmed that i have won the prize.
He then asked me to contact their affiliate courier firm by email.
Stated below is the courier contact details given by them for immediate delivery:
Mr James Brown Peter,
Unit 98, Evens Business Center, Belgrave Street,
Bellshill Ind Est Bellshill, ML4 3NP
London, United Kingdom.
Tel: +[protected]Fax: +[protected]
Email:[protected]@live.com.
I contacted the courier company through mail and they now demand certain amount to be paid for the delivery of prize amount to me as cheque.

I here humbly request you to give me the details that whether the mail received by me from Microsoft Lottery is fake or true.
Also kindly give me the details regarding the courier firm mentioned above.

Awaiting for your early reply,
Sreelal.S
Complaint marked as Resolved Aug 14, 2020
Complaint comments  13 CommentsShareTweet

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Hey i have recieved the same e-mail from same person with the same ref no & batch no.

So i don`t think that is correct ... but when did you get the mail????
!!! CAUTION !!!
THESE mails are FRAUD mails. Please do not send any money to any one.
i have hundreds of mails of this kind in my mailbox...

dont trust and waste your time...please ignore them...


regards...
hello,
I got the same mail.

Redmond, WA 98052.
BL4 4PZ, lONDON.
Ref: BTD/968/08
Batch: 409978E
WINNING NOTIFICATION
This is to inform you that your email has won a consolation prize ofthe
Microsoft Corporation 2008 end of the year EMAIL DRAW.Your email has
won(£1, 900, 000.00(Great British Pounds)of the microsoft online lottery
promotion.Your email address as indicated was drawn and attached to ticket
number[protected] with serial numbers BTD/[protected]/08 and drew the
lucky numbers[protected])To file for your claims, you are to
contact your designated claims agent for your winning prize, and fill the
payment release form.
PAYMENT RELEASE ORDER FORM
Full Names___________________
Gender_______________________
Age__________________________
Contact Address______________
Occupation___________________
Country______________________
Telephone numbers____________
Batch________________________
Reference____________________
Microsoft Fiduciary Agent
Dr.David Newton
E-mail: [protected]@live.com
Tel:+[protected].
i got same email.so don't waste ur time
Sir I Got a Mail regarding the Microsoft lottery sweepstakes mail.The message was:
Redmond, WA 98052.
BL4 4PZ, lONDON.
Ref: BTD/968/08
Batch: 409978E
WINNING NOTIFICATION
This is to inform you that your email has won a consolation prize ofthe
Microsoft Corporation 2009 new year EMAIL DRAW.Your email has
won(£1, 900, 000.00(Great British Pounds)of the microsoft online lottery
promotion.Your email address as indicated was drawn and attached to ticket
number[protected] with serial numbers BTD/[protected]/08 and drew the
lucky numbers[protected])To file for your claims, you are to
contact your designated claims agent for your winning prize, and fill the
payment release form.
PAYMENT RELEASE ORDER FORM
Full Names___________________
Gender_______________________
Age__________________________
Contact Address______________
Occupation___________________
Country______________________
Telephone numbers____________
Batch________________________
Reference____________________
Microsoft Fiduciary Agent
Mr Michael Brown
E-mail: [protected]@live.com
Tel:+[protected].

Then when I replied the mail.I got the reply message.It said:

MICROSOFT AWARD TEAM
Microsoft Corporation
#1 Microsoft Way
Redmond, WA 98052.
Ref: BTD/968/07
Batch: 409978EATTN:Nusrat Ullah Ansari,

PAYMENT OPTIONS / DELIVERY PROCEDURE

This is in receipt of your mail and required data inclusive. Also the verification process has been completed. Your winning Cheque is 1.9 Million pounds . You are to contact our affiliate courier firm by email with your batch and reference numbers immediately for the delivery of your winning draft. However for your notification, your winnings is not in cash form but in Certified Bank Draft, this advice complies with thce Anti-Fraud policy existing between Lottery companies and the British Government. Have your winning certified draft couriered by our affiliate Courier firm to you personally so that you can take it to your local bank to cash.

Consequently, you have been directed to contact our affiliate courier firm by email with your batch and reference numbers immediately for the delivery of your winning draft.This certified cheque would be taken by you to any of your local Banks to cash or deposited in your Bank accounts as preferred by you. In this regard, you would contact the courier company and state your choice of delivery from the above listed option and also notify us on your most suited option.Stated below is the courier contact details for immediate delivery. Mr John Heston,
CCS Courier Service
Official Office,
2 Bevan Avenue
Conwy LL28 5AF,
London.
United Kingdom.
Telephone: +[protected]Fax: +[protected]
Email:[protected]@live.com

Then when i send the information mail to ccscourier, I got another mail saying:

Welcome to CCS Express Courier LtdUnit 98, Evens Business Center, Belgrave Street,
Bellshill Ind Est Bellshill, ML4 3NPN ATTN: Mr. Nusrat Ullah Ansari, We are pleased to be at your service, with our strong assets base, insurance cover for all deliveries and good working relationship with the National lottery International Program.
We have just confirmed that you have been officially cleared for payment by the Verifications Department at the headquarters of the National Lottery International Program.
All your winning documents which include your certificate and a covering document (Money Laundering protection and Letter of Affidavit for Claims) from the National Lottery stating that the money was obtained legally through the Microsoft lottery Sweepstakes will be sent to you as soon as you meet with any of the options selected.
You can now begin the final step of the claims process, which will lead to the releasing of your parcel. With regards to this, there are three options open to you; you are required to select the most convenient of the three.The options, together with their associated conditions are presented below:


OPTION ONE (24 HOURS DELIVERY SERVICES)
Courier Charges £ 70.00 00
Administrative £ 120.00 00
Insurance £ 150.00 00
TOTAL £ 340.00 GBP
Equivalent to26, 900INR
$690.00 USD 00


OPTION TWO (3 DAYS DELIVERY)
Courier Charges £ 50.00 00
Administrative £ 100.00 00
Insurance £ 120.00 00
TOTAL £ 270.00 GBP
Equivalent to23, 200INR
$ 550.00 USD 00


OPTION THREE (5 TO 6 DAYS DELIVERY)
Courier Charges £ 50.00 00
Administrative £ 85.00 00
Insurance £ 100.00 00
TOTAL £ 235.00 GBP
Equivalent to 20, 800INR
$ 475.00 USD 00

Note that your prize is protected by a hardcover insurance policy, which makes it impossible to deduct any amount from the money before it is remitted to you. This means that the above charges cannot be deducted from the prize and hence must be provided by you before your parcel is delivered to you.

You are to go to the Western Union Money transfer and make the payment for your package to be delivered to you.Hence, if there is no western union money transfer location, we can send you our corresponding account data.THIS IS THE DETAILS/ADDRESS OF OUR COURIER RECEIVING AGENT YOU ARE TO SEND THE MONEY TO: Receiving Agent: RUTH FISHER. Unit 98, Evens Business Center, Belgrave Street, Bellshill Ind Est Bellshill, Ml 43np.United Kingdom. After sending the money you are to email the payment details as they appear on the Western Union Money transfer payment slip:
1. Senders Name and Address
2. Amount Sent
3. Receivers Name
4. Western Union Money transfer MTCN.5. Question And Answer

Please note that the majority of our orders are dispatched on a signed for delivery. Please ensure that you are available at your home address to sign for your parcel on delivery. On receipt of your courier charges payment you will always be telephoned or emailed to give you an estimated dispatch date of your order. Please send your response within the next 24hrs to enable us expedite action on your parcel. You will also be issued a tracking number which you can use to check the status of your parcel on our online tracking portal at all times. We are glad to be of service to you. MR. John HestonTel.:+Tel: +[protected]
(Fax: +[protected]

Then when i told them that I was not satisfied with the mail as it may be fake then i got one more mail saying:

Welcome to CCS Express Courier LtdUnit 98, Evens Business Center, Belgrave Street,
Bellshill Ind Est Bellshill, ML4 3NPN ATTN: Nusrat Ullah Ansari, We are inreceipt of your mail and appreciates your views, we like to state clearly that we do not operate payment after delivery, it is not parculier to us only, it is the regulation of all courier company in the world, that the delivery of parcels and consignment are paid for before they are despatched.Once the payment is made, your parceled cheque will be despatched and be delivered to you in person at the stipulated time stated in the option you have choosen.As soon as you are ready to mke the payment, you are to get back to us for our indian correspondence account for payment.

We await you in this regard Mr John Heston


Plzz tell me what to do???Is it a fake or true..Plz reply me to my e-mail...
Thankyou
I DIDNT GET THE REPLY OF CCSEXPRESSCOURIER PARCEL SERVICE PLEASE EMAIL ME WHEATHER IT IS FAKE OR TRUE
dear sir, i have received an email from [protected]@org
that is i have won a prize money of 500, 000 great britain pounds sterling
for the annual 2009. lottery promotion ehich is organized by msn/yahoo
collects allthe email addresses that are active online.

they have given a winning numbers
that is
batch number ym09102xn
reffnumber ym35447xn
winning number ym09788
please verify my numbers and give correct contact email address.

thank you.
send parcel 1st
My sister got a scam mail as below :

YAHOO/MSN <[protected]@org>
Reply-To: [protected]@yahoo.com
The Msn/Yahoo Lottery Incorporation
PO Box 1010, Liverpool
L70 1NL, United Kingdom.
====================================
Ref: XYL /[protected]/05
Batch: 24/00319/IPD


DEAR LUCKY Winner,

This is to inform you that you have won a prize money of 500, 000.00
(FIVE
Hundred Thousand, Great Britain Pounds Sterling) for the
Annual 2009
Lottery promotion which is organized by MSN/YAHOO. Collects all the
email
addresses of the people that are active online, among the millions that
subscribed to Yahoo, Hotmail and various Microsoft window users,
Winners are
select through electronic balloting System without the winner applying.

These are your identification numbers:

Batch number...YM 09102XN
Reff number...YM35447XN
Winning number...YM09788

================================================================

Our winners are assured of the utmost standards of confidentiality and
press anonymity.
Be further advised to maintain the strictest level of confidentiality
until the end of
proceedings to circumvent problems associated with fraudulent claims. You
are advised to
keep your winning information strictly confidential to avoid impersonation
or double claims.
Once again, congratulations.

Sincerely,

(CONTACT EVENT MANAGER)
DR.SCOTT WATT
E-mail: [protected]@yahoo.com

Telephone: [protected] / [protected]
We request you to please call immidiately to verify your winning and to know the nest
proceedure of your claim.

Once again congratulations...

(Msn/Yahoo Lottery Games/Lottery Coordinate)

she has sent them a email to confirm her identification numbers given above. When she told me about this i douted that it is a criminal scam. So when i searched about this in google i came across a website
( www.consumerfraudreporting.org ). this website informed that scams like one my sister got are sent by cybercriminals to steal your email ids to misuse it. they can hack your email ids to steal your bank details, credit card details and many such information to misuse your property.

SO DONT RESPOND TO SUCH EMAILS OR SCAMS AS THEY MAY PROVE DREADLY.

FOR MORE DETAILS LOG ON TO < www.consumerfraudreporting.org >.

IF YOU WANT ANY MORE INFORMATION OR HAVE ANY DOUBTS TO CLEAR SEND ME A EMAIL AT ([protected]@gmail.com). pls wait for the reply as iam a busy person.

" HAPPY TO HELP"
My sister got a scam mail as below :

YAHOO/MSN <[protected]@org>
Reply-To: [protected]@yahoo.com
The Msn/Yahoo Lottery Incorporation
PO Box 1010, Liverpool
L70 1NL, United Kingdom.
====================================
Ref: XYL /[protected]/05
Batch: 24/00319/IPD


DEAR LUCKY Winner,

This is to inform you that you have won a prize money of 500, 000.00
(FIVE
Hundred Thousand, Great Britain Pounds Sterling) for the
Annual 2009
Lottery promotion which is organized by MSN/YAHOO. Collects all the
email
addresses of the people that are active online, among the millions that
subscribed to Yahoo, Hotmail and various Microsoft window users,
Winners are
select through electronic balloting System without the winner applying.

These are your identification numbers:

Batch number...YM 09102XN
Reff number...YM35447XN
Winning number...YM09788

================================================================

Our winners are assured of the utmost standards of confidentiality and
press anonymity.
Be further advised to maintain the strictest level of confidentiality
until the end of
proceedings to circumvent problems associated with fraudulent claims. You
are advised to
keep your winning information strictly confidential to avoid impersonation
or double claims.
Once again, congratulations.

Sincerely,

(CONTACT EVENT MANAGER)
DR.SCOTT WATT
E-mail: [protected]@yahoo.com

Telephone: [protected] / [protected]
We request you to please call immidiately to verify your winning and to know the nest
proceedure of your claim.

Once again congratulations...

(Msn/Yahoo Lottery Games/Lottery Coordinate)

she has sent them a email to confirm her identification numbers given above. When she told me about this i douted that it is a criminal scam. So when i searched about this in google i came across a website
( www.consumerfraudreporting.org ). this website informed that scams like one my sister got are sent by cybercriminals to steal your email ids to misuse it. they can hack your email ids to steal your bank details, credit card details and many such information to misuse your property.

SO DONT RESPOND TO SUCH EMAILS OR SCAMS AS THEY MAY PROVE DREADLY.

FOR MORE DETAILS LOG ON TO < www.consumerfraudreporting.org >.

IF YOU WANT ANY MORE INFORMATION OR HAVE ANY DOUBTS TO CLEAR SEND ME A EMAIL AT ([protected]@gmail.com). pls wait for the reply as iam a busy person.

" HAPPY TO HELP"
HI, Today I received this same email about me winning an amount of money.
How did this end?

Thx.
sir,
I have recieved a message in my mobile phone today morning from AD-IMPEL saying that i have won 1million US dollars in 2009 Microsoft mobile draw.how to collect my prize money.i called to this number[protected] and was adviced to mail

my mobile no;[protected]
name; VENKATESH KUMAR
CMO, ROYAL HOSPITAL
KUNNAMKULAM [PO]
THRISSUR [DT]
KERALA
INDIA

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