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General Chat Thread, Sweepstakes organized by Microsoft!!! in General; Has anyone else had the very suspicious e-mail titled 'OFFICIAL WINNING NOTIFICATION. Telling you you won a prize and stating: ...
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    Sweepstakes organized by Microsoft!!!

    Has anyone else had the very suspicious e-mail titled

    'OFFICIAL WINNING NOTIFICATION.

    Telling you you won a prize and stating:

    "To file for your claim, Please contact your Validating Officer for
    VALIDATION of your winning within Twenty-nine working days of this winning
    notification. Winnings that are not validated within Twenty-nine
    working days of winning notification are termed void and invalid. You are
    required to mention the above particulars of your
    award in every correspondence to enable the Agent validate your
    winning.
    CONTACT:
    ************************************************** *****************
    FOREIGN TRANSFER MANAGER
    MICROSOFT SECURITY DEPARTMENT (UK).

    MR.SMITH GRIN
    E-mail: smith_g0280@yahoo.com

    ************************************************** ******************
    The Microsoft Internet E-mail lottery Awards is sponsored by our
    CEO/Chairman, Bill Gates and a consortium of software promotion companies."

    If only it was that simple to get money!!!!!!

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    hehehe

    what makes me laugh is that yahoo email address, from a "microsoft employee"

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    Nope, but if the @yahoo.com address isn't enough for people to realise it's fake, then er....

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    Yes, I got it and won £5,000.

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    I got it too, although I won $300,000 from Yahoo. Similar theme though.

    Muppets.

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