Here is a great example of email fraud! In this Microsoft AOL Sweepstakes scam, the representative from Microsoft claims to have selected you as the winner in their sweepstakes.
Notice how the representative from Microsoft uses an email address from Yahoo in the UK! Ya, right â€“ the email itself speaks loudly that it’s a scam, but the email address of the Microsoft AOL Sweepstakes representative takes the cake!
Microsoft AOL Sweepstakes scam below —————–
Microsoft Award Team
20 Craven Park, Harlesden
London NW10,United Kingdom.
Dear Lucky Winner,
The prestigious Microsoft and AOL has set out and successfully organised a Sweepstakes marking the new year anniversary we rolled out over 1,000.000 (One Million Great Britain Pounds) Draws.Participants for the draws were randomly selected and drawn from a wide range of web hosts which we enjoy their patronage.
Your email address (jm at audit my pc)as indicated was drawn and attached to ticket number 43998655 with serial numbers bill/4996 and drew the lucky numbers 2-5-6-9-12-21-26(32) which subsequently won you Â£1,000,000 (One Million Great Britain Pounds) as one of the jackpot winners in
To file for your claim, Contact The Processing Consultant agent Mr Fred Crouch who has been instructed to assist you process your cheque.
Microsoft Head assistance Claims Dept.
Mr. Fred Crouch
Head Customercare Service
Microsoft Promotion Team
Again, the above is not real and is the Microsoft AOL Sweepstakes scam, do not respond!