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Date: 3 mars 2008 15:34



Microsoft Award Team

20 Craven Park, Harlesden London NW10 United Kingdom

Ref: BTD/968/05

Batch: 409978E

Dear Sir/Madam,


The prestigious Micrsoft and Aol has set out and successfully organised
a Sweepstakes marking the new year and we have rolled out over
£500,000,000.00(five hundred Million Great British Pounds) for the new year Draws. Participants for this draws were randomly selected and drawn from a wide range of web hosts which we enjoy their patronage.
The selection was made through a computer draw system attaching
personalised email addresses to ticket numbers, if you ignore this, you will regret it later. Microsoft and AOL are now the largest Internet
companies and in an effort to make sure that Internet Explorer remains the most widely used program, Microsoft and AOL are running an e-mail data test.

Your email address as indicated was drawn and attached to ticket number 008795727498 with serial numbers BTD/a9080648302/06 and drew the lucky numbers 14-21-25-39-40-47(20) which subsequently won you £100,000.00 (One Hundred Thousand Great British Pounds) already issued in a cheque as one of the 10 jackpot winners in this draw. You have therefore won the entire winning sum of £1000,000.00 (One million Great British Pounds). The draws egistered as Draw number one was conducted in Brockley, London United Kingdom .

These Draws are commemorative and as such special. Please note that
your lucky winning number falls within our British booklet representative
in England as indicated in your play coupon, In view of this, your
£100,000.00 (Hundred Thousand Great British Pounds) cheque would be
released to you by our Fiduciary Agent in England, Our Fiduciary agent will immediately commence the process to facilitate the release of your cheque as soon as you contact him. Make contact with your designated agent who shall by duty guide you through the process to facilitate the release of your winning cheque. To file for your claim, Please Contact your fiduciary agent with the details below:

Mr Spencer

Microsoft Promotion Award Team


Tel: +44 703-181-5296

You are advised to contact your Fiduciary Agent with the following
details to avoid unnecessary delays and complications with your

Name (in Full) :



Direct Telephone No.:




Ticket Number:

Serial Number:

Thank you for being part of this promotional award program.
Our special thanks and gratitude to Bill Gates and his associates. We
wish you the best of luck as you spend your good fortune. Thank you for
being part of our commemorative end of year Anniversary Draws. Happy
end of year celebration.


Mr.Ken Gate.

Microsoft Promotion Team


PLEASE NOTE! Any claim not made before (10) working days from date of
notification will indicate that the winner has voluntarily forfeited
his/her winnings.

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