Yes, I got an email with this subject in my inbox this morning. I thought I’d share, in case anyone else wanted to claim their prize as well.
From: [email protected]
We are pleased to inform you of the result of the Microsoft Word International Promotions Program held June 2008. Your e-mail address attached to Winning number 20-12JJun-2008-02MSW, serial numberS/N-00168, drew the lucky numbers 887-13-865-37-10-83 which consequently won in the 1st category, you have therefore been approved for a lump sum pay out of 500,000.00 GBP This is from total prize money of GBP2,500,000.00 POUNDS shared among the five international winners in this category. To claim your prizes kindly submit the completed form to your verification unit by email: VERIFICATION FORM BELOW:
*Name of Winner:
The claims officer contact email is:
Name: Dr James Fischer
Co-ordinator (Online Promo Programmed)
Okay, seriously… do you know anyone who would fall for this? Really? If so, please, take away their computer, quickly. They won’t thank you for it, but you’ll be doing them a favor. I mean really, who wants half a million pounds? Give me dollars, thanks.