The Microsoft Outlook-Windows.8 Live Promotions
Complaint 274147 Details
- Date Occurred: 09/13/2013
- Reported Damages: $800,000.00
- Location: INDIA
The complaint is against an online dating profile
The complaint is a listing fraud posted on public forums or sites against an anonymous entity
The complaint is mobile text spam or smishing related against an anonymous entity
The company or person contact no longer exists
FIRST OFF THE PHONE NUMBERS DON'T EVEN WORK!!
AND SECOND OFF I SEEN NOTHING ON THE MICROSOFT SITE ABOUT PROMOTIONS
AND FINALLY! I WAS TOLD THE(CLAIMS OFFICER) WAS A FRAUD
ALSO I WOULD LIKE TO SHOW YOU WHAT MICROSOFT HAS TO SAY :
What is the Microsoft Lottery scam?
The Microsoft Lottery scam is a fraud that usually starts with an email message that claims the recipient has won "The Microsoft Lottery."
There is no Microsoft Lottery, and any message of this kind is designed to engage you in a dialogue with cybercriminals who want to persuade you to send them money.
You might be asked to pay a sum of money in advance to cover costs such as tax fees, courier services, United Nations clearance checks, attorney fees, and many others. Once you've sent the money, the perpetrator will often re-contact you with a different story to convince you to pay more money to access the fictitious cash prize.
These stories can often be very clever and seem believable because they mention well-known companies and personalities such as Microsoft and Bill Gates to make them sound authentic.
For more information, see Avoid scams that use the Microsoft name fraudulently.
-----------THE LETTER I GOT -----------------
THE MICROSOFT OUTLOOK-WINDOWS.8 LIVE PROMOTIONS
Microsoft Corporation Ltd (INDIA).
121-123, Free Press House, Nariman Point,
Mumbai Pin- 400021 4LF India.
REFERENCE NUMBER: OLT/1205-1007/147.
SECRET PIN CODE: WLA00113274.
Congratulation once again, this is to formerly notify you that after the verification process was conducted, I wish to inform you that the Administrative department and promotions department has just approved your payment tune of $800,000.00(Eight Hundred Thousand United States Dollars) a certified hard copy the check amounting to the said sum has been written in your name, Your certificate of winnings and your form b1 (otherwise known as the clearance certificate) has been compiled in a package and sent to our official security courier company in your favor.
To claim you prizes be informed that you will have to contact the affiliated security courier company whom will be responsible for the delivery of the entire necessary document that is of high importance to you including your winning check, so I expect you to show great appreciation to Microsoft Outlook-Windows.8 Live Inc as a great firm haven been in existence for years and has single handedly made this event possible in other to promote the use of Internet in every corner of the world and in case you still have doubts arising from the area of how you got selected note that the selection process was carried out through an electronic email ballot system our aim was to select winners through the internet which will be a much more easier way to select winners all around the universe , And due to the fact that you alone have access to your email so have no fear , for you have emerged a winner as far as you are the original proprietor to the email account which you have received the winning notification letter as distributed by Mr. Jean-Philippe Courtois, the lottery manger of this great promotion.
In furtherance, to begin the claims process you are advised to contact the affiliated security courier company whom will be responsible for the shipment of your package you shall be expected to bear the cost for delivery, Upon that be also aware that your winnings came with a hard cover insurance policy protecting it so no harm or deduction can be done to your Won prizes and once you get your winning check you are expected to deposit it in your personal bank account and I can assure you the entire $800,000.00(Eight Hundred Thousand United States Dollars) you have won will be remitted into your account in not more than three to four banking days so please make sure you contact the courier company and provide them with their request and they will ship you the package, as your claims agent I will also be of great assistance to you so incase of any questions feel free to contact me anytime.
In light of the above explanation, you are to immediately contact CitySprint EXpress Courier Services. For your package;
CitySprint EXpress Courier Services.
No. 2A C-Block Market, Vasant Vihar
New Delhi- Pin 100055. INDIA
YOU CAN SPEAK DIRECTLY TO THE ONLINE DESK CUSTOMER CARE ATTENDANT: Rao Kumar Moore (Mr.) +917846890610 OR Dial 00917846890610 (INDIA) E-mail: email@example.com
Once again, keep us posted on any development with the affiliated courier company, in relation to your lottery winnings.
Congratulations once again!!!
Mr Williams McKeys (claims officer)
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Business Profile Summary
- Complaint Against The Microsoft Outlook-Windows.8 Live Promotions
- Complaints Filed: 1
- Reported Damages: $800,000.00
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