These guys get smarter. To avoid being tagged spam, they send the main content body through word document. So it sailed pass the Hotmail antispam service and right into my inbox. Anyway, just share with you how ridiculously funny this is.
To top that, it comes from a yahoo address: firstname.lastname@example.org
MICROSOFT INTERNET LOTTERY AWARD 2009
MORLEY HOUSE, 26-30 HOLBORN VIADUCTS,
LONDON EC1A 2BP.U.K.
Dear Email Owner,
We are pleased to inform you that you have won a prize money of GBP800,000.00 British Pounds (Eight Hundred Thousand British Pounds) Only for the email users this 2009 Prize promotion which is organized by MICROSOFT, We Collects all the email addresses of people worldwide, that are active online this 2009, among the millions that subscribed to MICROSOFT, HOTMAIL, YAHOO, GMAIL and few from other e-mail providers, 12 people are selected monthly to benefit from this promotion and you are one of the Selected Winners this month of SEPTEMBER 2009.
Your email address has therefore been approved to claim a total sum of (GBP800,000.00 BRITISH POUNDS) in cash.
FILE NUMBER: MIC/903/KPC/0108308/09.
1. Your Full Names:
2. Your Country:
3. Telephone Number:
To file for your claim, you are advised to contact our appointed paying bank below without any further delay, because your payment file has been forwarded to them for urgent payment of your winning prize, contact MR. STEPHEN HESTER Below as soon as you receive this massage and remember to forward him the Above File Number And Information’s which will help him to know that you are the rightful beneficiary, then he will instruction you on what to do next to receive your fund.
PAYMENT BANK CONTACT INFORMATION:
BANK NAME: ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND LONDON-UK
CONTACT PERSON: MR. STEPHEN HESTER
FOREIGN REMITTANCE DEPARTMENT
Tel/Fax: +44- 844-774-4940
Contact Email: email@example.com
WARNING: Any Prize that is not claim within 29 working days from the day you where notified will turn void and invalid, and You are advised to keep your winning information confidential until your claims are processed and your fund remitted to your bank account. This is part of our precautionary measure to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program by some unscrupulous elements.
For more clarifications, please contact MR. JOHN WILLIAMS through his contact email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Congratulations once again,
Mr. Evans Okoli.
Head Customer care Service
Microsoft Promotion Team
Our special thanks and gratitude to Chairman CEO MICROSOFT Bill Gates and his associates we wish you the best of luck. Thank you for being part of our promotional award program and commemorative Anniversary.
© Copyright 2009 Microsoft Lottery promotion All Right Reserve"