If I were to comment on all the inconsistencies in this ridiculous scam, you’d be here all day reading them. I’ll just leave you with this thought – why would Microsoft employ a member of the clergy (Rev. Mike Charles) to work in their London office using a Japanese, Yahoo email address?
Ignore this scammer – whose only skill seems to be the ability to copy and paste random photos into a Word document.
YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS AS WON YOU THE TOTAL SUM OF (?850,000.00 pounds). PLEASE
VIEW THE ATTACHED FOR YOUR WINNING DETAILS.
POWER BALL / BILL GATES MICROSOFT / MSN Incorporation Congratulates you
16 Great Marlborough Street
London W1F 7HS, UK.
Power Ball House London.UK
REF NO: MSW/56B-672GH/L
POWER BALL / BILL GATES MICROSOFT MSN INCORPORATION ARE SHARING HIS FORTUNE, CONGRATULATIONS YOU AS A
This is to inform you that you have won prize money of (Eight Hundred and Fifty Thousand Great Britain Pounds) (£850,000.00 pounds) for the Annual 2011 Lottery promotion which is organized by BILL GATES MICROSOFT POWER BALL LOTTERY INC in conjunction with the MICROSOFT WINDOWS.MSN / WINDOWS, 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, we only select seven people as our winners, through electronic balloting System without the winner applying.
Bill Gates Microsoft / Power Ball Lottery Prize must be claimed not later than 5 days from the date of this Notification after the Draw date in which Prize has won. Any prize not claimed within this period will be forfeited. Our Event Manager will immediately commence the process to facilitate the release of your funds as soon as you contact him. For security reasons, you are advised to keep your winning information confidential till your claims is processed and your money remitted to you. This is part of our precautionary measure to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program, Please be warned. Attached here is the claim verification and funds release form. You are expected to fill and submit to the event manager.
VERIFICATION AND FUNDS RELEASE FORM
1. FULL NAMES:___________________
12.NEXT OF KIN: ____________
13.ZIP CODE: _____________________
14: NATIONALITY: ____________________
15: BATCH: NO_________________________
16; REF, NO_________________________
17: A Scanned copy of Passport or any ID or Drivers license
Your Reference and Batch number at the top of this mail:
To file for your claim, please fill and submit your verification form
to our events manager immediately via email.
(CONSULTANT EVENTS MANAGER)
Name: Rev. Mike Charles
Once again congratulations…
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