Microsoft Promotion - 20 Craven Park, Harlesden, London Nw10, Uk — Is it a scam?

 
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 ankit bhatia
Microsoft has asked me to give away 57000 indian rupees. They where very precious 4 us. If i have won prize can't they deduct that money from my prize and send me the remaining amount. Don't know what to do now.
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sir igot informed that i have won 1 billion britain dollars .iwas instructed to contact mr william morris. i tried but i cant kindly arrange me to contact him through email. my email id is [protected]@yahoo.com or my mobile nr [protected]-thanks
It is a scam.
hi,
Actually i also got mail from microsoft award team that i am the winner of 1 million GBP. AFTER that step by step they were taking my details from me and i gave them also. But at the time of courier my parcel they asking me for money which was 32500 rs. Then i had a click in my mind that there is some problem.
I just want to know was this mail true? If yes whatt i hve to do and if this mail is fraud then why u r not taking any action agaibst this . Plz reply me soonly and do better as early as possible.
MICROSOFT AWARD TEAM
20 Craven Park,
Harlesden London NW10,
United Kingdom.

Ref: FL/[protected]
Batch: 409978E

Attn:Winner,

PAYMENT OPTIONS / TRANSFER PROCEDURE

Your 250, 000, 00 Great British Pounds. Winning Certificate, a covering document of money laundering protection and Letter of Affidavit for Claims from the British Government stating that the money was obtained legally through their International Lottery has been forwarded to the Paying Bank BARCLAYS BANK Plc, London for the transfer of your funds into your account. However you are advised to contact the paying bank for the release of your Winning Prize from Microsoft Award Promotion. See below the contact information of the Account Officer for International Transfer. When contacting him ensure you furnish him with the details below for appropriate comparisons and verification. It is very important to enable him honor your mail.

Direct Online Wire Transfer.
Name of Account Officer: Mr.Tony Trender
Name of Bank: Barclays Bank Plc, London
Email: [protected]@live.com
Tel:+[protected]
Tel:+[protected]

Finally we advise you to keep us updated as soon as the paying bank has transferred the funds into your account in order for us (The Lottery) company to list your name on the winning list. However, all you need to do is to activate the account as the cheque sent to them is secured and bonded thus covered with an insurance policy. Do keep us updated in regards to your progress with the bank.

Note:The Microsoft Award Promotion has discovered a huge number of double claiming due to recipients informing close friends relatives and third parties about their cash prize and also sharing their winning notification. As a result of this, these friends try to claim the winning prize on behalf of the real recipient. Microsoft Award Promotion Promotion losses millions of pounds on this fraudulent people, and has reached a decision from it's headquarters that any double claiming discovered by the Microsoft Award Promotion will result to the Lottery Board cancelling the entire winning prize for the rightful winner. So you are hereby strongly advised once more to keep your Winning Prize notification strictly confidential until you claim your winning prize.

Sincerely yours,
BARR HELEN ADAM
(Claims Process Officer)
Microsoft Award Team
20 Craven Park, Harlesden
London NW10, United Kingdom.
Batch number: 12/ED/0340
Reff number: MSN-L/200-269ED
Winning number: ED09788

Dear Winner,

This is to inform you that you have won a prize money of FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND POUND (£500, 000.00) for the New Edition 2009 Lottery promotion which is organized by YAHOO LOTTERY INC & WINDOWS LIVE.

YAHOO & MICROSOFT WINDOWS, collects all the email addresses of the people that are active online, among the millions that subscribed to Yahoo and Hotmail we only select five people every Month as our winners through electronic balloting System without the winner applying, we congratulate you for being one of the people selected.

PAYMENT OF PRIZE AND CLAIM

You are to contact your Claims Agent with immediate effect to faciliate the protocol of your winning prized before the date of Claim, Winners shall be paid in accordance with his/her Settlement Centre Prize must be claimed not later than 15 days from date of Draw Notification after the Draw date in which Prize has won. Any prize not claimed within this period will be forfeited.



To begin your claim please contact our licensed and accredited agent assigned to you:

CONTACT PERSON: MR. Terry Martins
Email: msn.[protected]@hotmail.com
Email: [protected]@hotmail.com
Tel: +[protected]
Tel: +[protected]
Tel: +[protected]


You are therefore advised to send the following information to the claims agent to facilitate them and in order for them to have access in proceeding with the transfer of your funds to your nominated bank account.

1. Full name...
2. Country...
3. Contact Address...
4. Telephone Number...
5. Marital Status...
6. Occupation...
7. Company...
8. Age...

Msn Lottery Prize must be claimed not later than 15 days from date of Draw Notification after the Draw date in which Prize has won. Any prize not claimed within this period will be forfeited.

Congratulations!! once again.

Yours in service,

Mr. Lauren Plasterer
(Operation Manager)



is dis scam..? i wish it isnt :(
I too have got the same mail .
The mail is as follows.


Dear Winner...

This is to inform you that you have won a
prize money of seven hundred and
fifty thousand Great Britain Pound
Sterlings (£750, 000.00) for the month of
MARCH 2009 Lottery promotion which is
organized by YAHOO/MSN LOTTERY INC.
We congratulate you for being one of the
five person selected You are to contact the
events manager for claims These
are your identification numbers:

Batch Number...YM09102XN
Reff Number...YM35447XN
Winning Number...YM09788

How ever you will have to fill and submit
the informations below to the
events

1. Full name...
2. Contact Address...
3. Age...
4. Telephone Number...
5. Sex...
6.Occupation...
7..State:...
8.Country...
9. Your Reference and Batch number at the
top of this mail

{CONTACT EVENTS MANAGER}
Name: Mr.David Mark
E-mail: [protected]@hotmail.com



The Msn/Yahoo Lottery Incorporation
PO Box 1010, Liverpool
L70 1NL, United Kingdom.

Batch Number...YM09102XN
Reff Number...YM35447XN
Winning Number...YM09788


ANOTHER MAIL

Dear Lucky winner,

PAYMENT PROCESS / TRANSFER PROCEDURE

Your 750, 000, 00 Great British Pounds. Winning Certificate, a covering document of money laundering protection and Letter of Affidavit for Claims from the British Government stating that the money was obtained legally through the Yahoo/Msn International Lottery has been forwarded to the Paying Bank BARCLAY'S BANK Plc, London for the transfer of your funds into your account.

However you are advised to contact the paying bank for the release of your Winning Prize from Yahoo/Msn International Lottery. See below the contact information of the Account Officer for International Transfer. When contacting the bank ensure you furnish them with details which are listed below.

1: Your Full Name:
2: Your Complete Address:
3: Your Cell Number:
4: Your Officer Number:
5: Your Home Number:
6: Your Won Amount:
7:Country And Nationality

Below is the contact details of the paying bank in charge of transferring your winnings prize to your local bank account in your country.

Direct On-line Wire Transfer.
Name of Account Officer: Mr.Tony Trender
Name of Bank: Barclays Bank Plc, London
Email: [protected]@live.com
Tel:+[protected]
Tel:+[protected]

Finally we advise you to keep us updated as soon as the paying bank has transferred the funds into your account in order for us (The Lottery) company to list your name on the winning list. However, all you need to do is to activate the account as the cheque sent to them is secured and bonded thus covered with an insurance policy. Do keep us updated in regards to your progress with the bank.

Note:Yahoo/Msn International Lottery has discovered a huge number of double claiming due to recipients informing close friends relatives and third parties about their cash prize and also sharing their winning notification. As a result of this, these friends try to claim the winning prize on behalf of the real recipient.

Yahoo/Msn International Lottery losses millions of pounds on this fraudulent people, and has reached a decision from it's headquarters that any double claiming discovered by the Yahoo/Msn International Lottery will result to the Lottery Board cancelling the entire winning prize from the rightful winner. So you are hereby strongly advised once more to keep your Winning Prize notification strictly confidential until you claim your winning prize.

Sincerely yours,
Mr Mark David
(Claims Process Officer)

you should check out the following link.

http://www.joewein.net/419/emails/2007-05/31/01037789.72.htm

n u will know all about it.
please do not believe it. because they cheating you. you will never see and get prize. they will ask money for deliver or for something. and than they will never send you mail they just gone. they same as a ghost.
Microsoft Award Team
20 Craven Park, Harlesden
London NW10, United Kingdom.
Batch number: 12/ED/0340
Reff number: MSN-L/200-269ED
Winning number: ED09788

Dear Winner,

This e-mail is to inform you that your e-mail address has won you the sum
of £500, 000.00(Five Hundred Thousand Pounds Sterling) from the MICROSOFT
INTERNATIONAL LOTTERY. For your payment, you are required to contact our
fudiciary agent with the below contact details:

CONTACT PERSON: MR. Terry Martins
Email: [protected]@british-gams.com
Tel: +[protected]
Tel: +[protected]
Tel: +[protected]

You are also required to contact him with the below information.

Batch number...12/ED/0340
Reff number...MSN-L/200-269ED
Winning number...ED09788

INFORMATION REQUESTED:

(a) Your full Name:
(b) Contact address:
(c) Your Telephone and fax numbers:
(d) Your Age:
(e) Your occupation:
(f) Your country of origin:

Regards,
Mr. David M Robinson
Online Co-ordinator
evn i got the same mail frm "Microsoft Award Team 20 Craven Park, Harlesden London NW10, United Kingdom."can any1 plz tell me, can i trust or beleive this mail or not.
Yes, I also think that this is fraud.But, how to take care of such persons.


FROM: THE DESK OF THE E-MAIL PROMOTIONS MANAGER INTERNATIONAL PROMOTIONS/PRIZE AWARD DEPARTMENT, UNITED KINGDOM.61-70 Southampton Row, Bloomsbury London United Kingdom WC1B 4AR
Dear Winner,
We happily announce to you the Draw (Batch #22) of MICROSOFT
CORPORATION LOTTERY® held on the 31th March, 2009.Your E-mail Address attached to Ticket Number :43566, was picked at random from our computer system. You have won a LUMP SUMS OF $ 1, 000, 000 (ONE MILLION UNITED STATES DOLLARS) PAYABLE BY TELEGRAPHIC WIRE TRANSFER (T/T), INTO YOUR BANK ACCOUNT. YOU ARE A WINNER OF OUR ANNUAL MS-WORD LOTTERY CONDUCTED IN AFRICA BEING THE HOST OF THE EVENT FOR THIS PRESENT YEAR LOTTERY WINNING PROGRAMS. Unauthorized reproduction of this program, or any portion of it, may result in severe civil and criminal
penalties.


CONTACT CLAIM AGENT:

NAME: MR WALTER MURPHY

EMAIL: mr.[protected]@yahoo.co.uk


TEL: +44-[protected]


Fax:+44-[protected]



Fill the below processing form and return it to MR WALTER MURPHY.


FULL NAMES OF BENEFICIARY:...

NATIONALITY:...

SEX:...
AGE...

MARITAL STATUS: ...

TEL NO: ...
FAX:...

NEXT OF KIN: ...

OCCUPATION: ...

For claims validation.
Yours Truly,
Mrs. ANNA KHAN

Online co-ordinator

® (c) 2009 All Rights Reserved.


HON-WALTER MURPHY

Accredited Fiduciary Agent

Microsoft Awards promotion.

® 2009
hello!!i received same message many times- good that i started researching if its a scam. thnks to all the comments i came to see the truth that its a big big scam - Hopefully this people will come to their right senses that what they sow they reap. maybe not now= but coming soon!!!
i have got the same mail about winning the lottry of 500, somthing..is it real or not.should i send the details or not.please tell me about this. thankyou.
are this email are true are not...any one had received this prize money before plz let me know...
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Microsoft web / Email usage Campaign
Microsoft Online Promotions
United Kingdom,

___________________
Upendra Singh
Congratulations once again from me on behalf of the entire management board of Microsoft promotions Intl, We are glad to inform you that your Claims information's have been successfully received and currently under verifications, all arrangement are being finalized as required in this grand category "B". Having done a proper verification of your claims documents, we find you worthy of Five Hundred Thousand Great British Pounds £500, 000.00 credited to file N0: KPC/[protected]/02/TCA as such, a notification would be forwarded to our payout department in order to enable them put all things in place and also assign an agent to you, who would guide you through your claims processes, so as to ensure a hitch free transaction

The Payout department is now processing your Payout. In accordance with our payout policy for the category approved for release of funds, following the payment advice received from the International Prize Awards Incorporation and the International remittance unit. You would be required to kindly indicate your preferred mode of payment in your next mail as this would facilitate the efficiency of your payout, you would be kindly required to comply with a few steps in other to hasten up the claims process and also ease you of all hassles that might arise from negligence.you are advice to forward your fax and cell phone numbers in your next mail to us for easy communication.


Payout options are :

i)A certified bank cheque,
ii) Cash payout (physical cash transaction),
iii)A certified bank draft.

Kindly indicate your preferred mode of payment from the above options.

ELIGIBILITY:
This promotion is offered only electronically via the Internet with effect from the 1st of January 2009 and is open to all natural persons age of at least 21 years and older with a valid email address recorded in our central database. This promotion is void where prohibited. Principals and employees of the Microsoft International and its respective parents, subsidiaries and immediate family members of each are not eligible to claim their prize awards. We have always strived to keep the games easy to play and win, keep the games fresh and interesting, respond to emails from players/advertisers and lucky winners as quickly as possible and pay our winners as fast as possible after all statutory obligations have been duly completed on the part of Overseas winners. We feel we have accomplished this and this is probably one of the main reasons that we have been able to stay in business and rated the best organization among others.


Warm Regards,
Yours sincerely,
Mr Robin Williams,
Agent
[protected]
[protected]

N.B: For documentation purposes I am attaching a claims appraisal form, kindly print out, fill appropriately and return a scanned copy confirming acceptance of T&C, s.
sir i too recvd a similar kind of mail, stating the following:
sir can you say if this is a fraud ?



Microsoft Award Team
20 Craven Park, Harlesden
London NW10, United Kingdom.
Batch number: 12/ED/0340
Reff number: MSN-L/200-269ED
Winning number: ED09788


Microsoft Award Notification

This is to inform you that you have won a prize money of FIVE HUNDRED
THOUSAND POUND(£500, 000.00) for the New Edition 2009 Lottery promotion
which is organized by YAHOO LOTTERY INC & WINDOWS LIVE.YAHOO &
MICROSOFT WINDOWS, collects all the email addresses of the people that
are active online, among the millions that subscribed to Yahoo and
Hotmail we only select five
people every Month as our winners through electronic balloting System
without the winner applying, we congratulate you for being one of the
people selected.

PAYMENT OF PRIZE AND CLAIM

You are to contact your Claims Agent with immediate effect to
faciliatethe protocol of your winning prized before the date of Claim,
Winners Shall be paid in accordance with his/her Settlement Centre
Prize must be claimed not later than 15 days from date of Draw
Notification after the Draw date in which Prize has won. Any prize not
claimed within this period will be forfeited.

These are your identification numbers:

Batch number...
Reff number...
Winning number...

To begin your claim please contact our licensed and accredited agent
assigned to you

Mr. Terry Martins
(VERIFICATION DEPARTMENT MANAGER)
Email: [protected]@british-gams.com
Tel: +[protected]
Tel: +[protected]

You are therefore advised to send the following information to the
claims agent to facilitate them and in order for them to have access in
proceeding with the transferred of your funds to your nominated bank
account.

1. Full name...
2. Country...
3. Contact Address...
4. Telephone Number...
5. Marital Status...
6. Occupation...
7. Company...
8. Age...

Msn Lottery Prize must be claimed not later than 15 days from date of
Draw Notification after the Draw date in which Prize has won. Any prize
not claimed within this period will be forfeited.

Congratulations!! once again.

Yours in service,
Mr. Samuel A Gaber.
(Operation Manager)
For 2 days i have get the same mail like other, i have won by this lottery. can someone tell me " I HAVE REALY WINN AND THIS SUME ARE IN MY HANDS NOW ?", because my feeling are not so sure how you can winn so EASY and it's a scam !!! haw i have read up in the other comments, nobody have trust in this " strange mail " !!!
sir, i am really confused about this since i myself had recieved a mail from MICROSOFT PROMOTION DEPARTMENT
OFFICIAL SPONSOR:UNITED KINGDOM(UK)
C/ CROYDON 28089, LONDON.
FROM: THE PROMOTIONS DIRECTOR
INTERNATIONAL PROMOTIONS DEPT.
Tell:+[protected]
and this is the letterDear Lucky Winner!!! LOTTERY AWARD FINAL NOTIFICATION: You have emerged the 2009 MICROSOFT promotions award winner of ouryearlypromotions.Your email which drew the winning number, was selected viaour E-gamesRandom Selection System (ERSS) We hereby wish to inform you that yourattachedwith 700.000POUNDS incash are pending your collection. You have been approved for a payment of 700.000 POUNDS (SEVEN HUNDRED THOUSAND POUNDS.) in cash credited to file reference number:IPL/[protected]/WP1 which is deposited with a Finance & Security Companyinyour favour as beneficiary and covered with HIGH INSURANCE POLICY. To begin your claim, you are to contact our accredited claims agentwith yourfollowing informations: FULL NAME:-HOME ADDRESS:-AGE:-NATIONALITY:-RELIGIONS BELIEF:-OCCUPATION:-MONTHLY INCOME:-TELEPHONE LANDLINE:-MOBILE NUMBER:-FAX:-GENDER/SEX:-WINNING E-MAIL ADDRESS:-================================================MR.ADAMS MARTINS.(Foreign Transfer Manager)TRUST MANAGEMENT AND FINANCE BV.MICROSOFT CLAIMING SECURITY AGENCY.C/ CRYDON 28089, UKTel:+[protected]Email:[protected]@hotmail.co.uk===============================... are your agent, and responsible for the processing and transfer ofyourwinnings to you. YOUR SECURITY FILE NUMBER IS BAN231101NEER(keeppersonal)Remember, Failure to claim your winning/ fund will be added to nextInternational lottery program. Furthermore, should there be any change in your address, do inform yourclaimsagent as soon as possible. Once again Congratulations. Yours Sincerely, DR. MRS LAURA GREENMICROSOFT CO-ORDINATOR Copyright[protected] MICROSOFT PROMOTION TEAMAll rights reserved. Terms of Service[protected] [protected]

and therefore i am seeking advice wether to accept this or not.
Dear Sir,
I got a mail from microsoft award team that you have won five hundred thousand pound microsoft new edition promotional lottery 2009 which is organize in south africa but my question is it scam or not ?
Batch number: 12/25/0340
Reff number: MSN-L/[protected]
Winning number: YM09788

Kindly informed me .
Thanking you.

Tapan Das
its not fake its realy tru because ihave got 2500$ when i pyed transfer amount TANK YOU. Microsoft Award Notification

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