I'm sure this a Scam Anyone Else seen it Or know what it's about ?

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  1. Merlin Fraser profile image75
    Merlin Fraserposted 8 years ago

    I RECEIVED THIS AS AN E MAIL ANYONE ELSE ?


     
    Winning Alert...Reference No:FL/668532011 
     
    Microsoft Promotion to undisclosed-recipients:; - 41 min agoMore Details


    Microsoft® Award Team/Claims Office

    Your email has won you £700,000.00 To claim your prize, please contact
    Barr. Edward Clark, Esq with your Batch #:408878E and Reference
    No:FL/668532011 with the information below.

    1.Full Name:..............
    2.Address:................
    3.Occupation :..............`
    4.Age:..............
    5.Sex:.................
    6.Nationality:...........
    7.Tel:..............

    via Email; barredwardclarkesquk83@live.hk  Tel; +44-703-597-7317 Fax: +44
    70929 83657 Note: All replies and queries or questions concerning your
    claims should be sent to Barr. Edward Clark, Esq.

    1. lorlie6 profile image82
      lorlie6posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I lost my Hotmail account last year because I believed Hotmail itself wanted info to update my account.  Naive, naive.
      As paradigmsearch says, delete!!

  2. Ivorwen profile image70
    Ivorwenposted 8 years ago

    Here is what i found about it: http://www.spamwarnings.com/your-email- … 00-00.html

    There looked to be a # of sites warning about it.

  3. paradigmsearch profile image89
    paradigmsearchposted 8 years ago

    The whole planet has received it.smile

    Delete the freaking critter immediately from your inbox. Scam. Hack. Outright theft attempt.

  4. skyfire profile image71
    skyfireposted 8 years ago

    My evil brain asks me to use Fax machine at cops office to reply. I wonder what will happen after that.

  5. paradigmsearch profile image89
    paradigmsearchposted 8 years ago

    A public service announcement:

    Pretty much all email accounts have filtering options.

    “.hk” is the TLD for Hong Kong.

    It is easy to set your account to automatically delete email from any given domain, including Top-Level such as “.hk”, “.ng” (Nigeria), etc.

    Edit: It wont eliminate the spam-o-grams, but it will slow it down some.

  6. Merlin Fraser profile image75
    Merlin Fraserposted 8 years ago

    Thanks to all of you who responded. 

    I never seriously thought it came from Microsoft the style and layout was far too amateurish to be believable that and there was no letterhead.

    Knowing Microsoft, as I do, I would only have believed it if it had been trying to sell me something. They are such a self centred egotistical company that they don’t even have an Email address where the public can warn them that their Glorious name maybe being used in vain.  Microsoft giving anything away ... Yeah Right !

    I was looking for your thoughts and opinions  for which I thank you but I also posted the message in full  hopefully as a warning to others.

  7. aka-dj profile image77
    aka-djposted 8 years ago

    Lotto winner, and the like..AS IF sad  sad

 
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