[Resolved] Microsoft Windows Financial Department — receiving an email of winning prize $15,00000 GBP & One Hp Laptop.
I have received from Microsoft Windows Financial Department which address
Morley House, 56-60 Holborn Viaduct,London EC1A 2BP. U.K .They say that i have won the prize of $1500000 GBP & one Hp laptop.
I want to know,is it a fraud or not
The email sender say himself Mr. Ferdinand Wilson, the Head of Financial Department Microsoft Windows,in charge of the International beneficiaries whose email addresses are included for the weekly donations.
He introduce microsoft as-
The Microsoft Windows is an independent Internet organization & veteran software company, best known for its Microsoft Windows operating system that has been financially assisting people with it's intention to change peoples life since 1998, so many people have benefited from it over the years. All beneficiary were selected randomly through a computer balloting system from over 100,000 unions, associations, and corporate bodies that are listed online from Canada, Australia, United States, Asia, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Oceania.
He writes why the prize is being given to me-
This donation was jointly co-sponsored by a conglomerate of some multinational companies as part of their social responsibility to the citizens in the communities where they have operational base. Further more your details (e-mail address) was selected among other 19 email addresses in our representative office in London, UK as indicate your reward will be released to you from this office.
HISTORY OF MICROSOFT WINDOWS DONATIONS THROUGH THE YEARS
Mission Statement of the Bureau of State donations
To help and limit hardship round the globe through financial assistance.
To generate revenue for the state of International consistent with the public good.
To provide quality entertainment to the International consistent with the Statutory mandate.
To maintain the integrity of activities.
He writes -
Security Advice: Please note: Microsoft is not a Lottery Company... At The Microsoft Windows we understand the importance of security. That's why we've created highly secure facilities to give you confidence during our operation.
Warning: Fraudulent emails are circulating that appears to be using Microsoft Msn Lottery, Yahoo Msn Lottery, Volkswagen Lottery and many others. If you receive similar email that is not from us, kindly disregard/discard and delete it immediately. Do NOT reply any such email but incase you have received any, kindly send us their contact details immediately to enable our security team trace it source. Our security will give you more information about current scams and what measures you can take to protect yourself. Article 44 sub sections 142 of the Microsoft Windows Commission as amended.
Your application has reached our table. On behalf of the Screening Commitee of the Microsoft Windows Operating Team, we are glad to inform you that you have passed the e-mail Screening/Verification match conducted today at the Headquarters of the Microsoft Windows and a brown new Hp Laptop was attach/Included to your reward. Of which your file number was given as follow (mcsdp154). And we hope that your benefited fund will be put into good use for now and in the future.
We are please to inform you that your benefit (Hp Laptop and a Cheque of 1.5gbp) have been approved to you. In regards to the collection of your Cheque and Laptop, Kindly see to the below listed OPTIONS:
Option (1): You are to Kindly come to the Headquarters in London United Kindom with your VISA document for collection.
Option (2): Inability to meet with the stipulated time/period or no availability of Embassy/Travel documents (VISA), You can send us your complete details so that we can assigned an assured Diplomatic Agent to make this delivery to you in your address as instructed by the Microsoft Windows and on his arrival in your country, he will contact you via your Telephone number that you may provide us for meeting.
Important Notice Of Option (2): Note that the Airports Authority of India will charge you Airport Charges as listed here (Airport Tax, Custom Duty/Clearance Fees, Registration Of Package, Immigration Charges.) of 18,350 INR before they will allow the Diplomat to carry the parcel to your home or any given address of yours. Since you can not come down to UK for collection, You will be responsible for your country Airport charges as soon as the Diplomat arrived at your COUNTRY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.
Note: Delivery can ONLY COMMENCE when you agree to the TERMS and CONDITIONS of OPTION (2). If agreed, Kindly provide us with the below information for delivery.
Complaint marked as Resolved Aug 13, 2020