Beware! Its a Cyber World - - Winning Notification: Microsoft Sweepstakes Promotion 2011
Another lottery scam for the innocent internet users. An official winning notification from Mr. Mark Foster on behalf of Microsoft Sweepstakes Promotion 2011.
This is the same story with the change in names and address; I presented here few days back.
From: Microsoft Corporations (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Sent: Sun, January 23, 2011 5:29:45 PM
Subject: Your Batch No: 074/05/ZY369
Microsoft Sweepstakes Promotion,
100 Victoria St, London SW1E 5JL
You have been awarded the sum of 550,000 GBP and a Toshiba laptop in the on going Microsoft Sweepstakes Promotion 2011. For claims send the above reference number and batch number for verification and release of winning prize. Mr Mark Foster
Your Batch No: 074/05/ZY369
Your Reference No: UK/9420X/05
(Foreign Transfer Manager)
Mr Mark Foster
Tel: +44 704-571-0545
Email : email@example.com
Don't ever response to such kind of winning notification. It's clearly "too good to be true".
These are devised to steal your personal information and cheat the prospective victims for processing fee.