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Complaint Review: MICROSOFT AWARD LOTTERY CLAIMS AND RELEASE DEPARTMENT And TNT COURIER SERVICE (TCS), JOHNSON ALEX, M

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  • Submitted: Mon, March 03, 2008
  • Updated: Mon, March 03, 2008

  • Reported By:Pittsburgh Pennsylvania
MICROSOFT AWARD LOTTERY CLAIMS AND RELEASE DEPARTMENT And TNT COURIER SERVICE (TCS), JOHNSON ALEX, M
1C CHURCH STREET, SW1 5TT, London Internet United Kingdom

MICROSOFT AWARD LOTTERY CLAIMS AND RELEASE DEPARTMENT And TNT COURIER SERVICE (TCS); JOHNSON ALEX, M; Mr James Benjamin False winnings of Out of Country Lottery -- MICROSOFT AWARD LOTTERY CLAIMS AND RELEASE DEPARTMENT. Manchester ,M17 1TT UK Internet

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Initial email to sucker you in:
MICROSOFT AWARD LOTTERY CLAIMS AND RELEASE DEPARTMENT.
GOVERNMENT ACCREDITED LICENSED!!!BRITISH(UK) NATIONAL ONLINE INTERNATIONAL LOTTERY IS REGISTERED UNDER THE DATA PROTECTION ACT OF;(Registration U971133B).

ATTN: Mr. (your name is inserted here),

In receipt to your mail, we wish to inform you that you have to follow the instruction of the TNT COURIER SERVICE by paying all the necessary money you are ask to pay for the delivery of your winning parcel.

And also we will advice you to do as the TNT COURIER SERVICE have instructed you to enable them deliver your winning parcel to you in your door step.


Yours Sincerely,
Mr James Benjamin,
Claims Release Department,
Microsoft Award Lottery
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This e-mail is intended only for the above addressee. It may contain privileged information. If you are not the addressee you must not copy, distribute, disclose or use any of the information in it. If you have received it in error please delete it and immediately notify the sender.
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Follow-up email asking for money to deliver winnings:


29TH, FEB 2008.
TNT COURIER SERVICE (TCS)
Customer/Delivery Services Department
Central Pk Est/Mosley Rd,Trafford Park
Manchester ,M17 1TT UK.

DETAILS OF WINNING PACKAGE
Batch: 409978E,
Ref: BTD/968/06.

ATTENTION: Mr. (your name inserted here),

Welcome to TNT COURIER SERVICE (TCS). We are a courier company that ensures a safe, sound and secure delivery of your parcels, making sure you get them when expected.

Your package containing your cheque, original copy of your certificate and security documents alongside your consolation prizes have been picked up from the Microsoft Award Team head office and is ready for dispatch.

Package Contents: Cheque, Winning Certificate and Security Documents.

Weight of Original Winning Certificate: 0.12g
Weight of Bank Cheque: 0.6g
Total weight of Parcel 0.18g
Total Net weight of Parcel 0.20g
Colour of Parcel Brown
Parcel Packaging Bonded



Delivery time :.....................( time of recipient's availability)

Service Options: You are required to select a service option below.

The options, together with their associated conditions
are presented below:

Option:1
TNT EXPRESS DELIVERY (Overnight)
Mailing ;................................90.00
Insurance..............................206.00
Vat (5%).................................81.00
TOTAL..................................377.00=====or===$765.00

Option:2
TNT PREMIUM SERVICE(2working days)
Mailing................................. 72.00
Insurance..............................154.00
Vat (5%).................................38.00
TOTAL.................................. 264.00=====or===$538.00

Option:3
TNT REGULAR SERVICE(4working days)
Mailing ;...............................40.00
Insurance.............................117.00
Vat (5%)................................41.00
TOTAL..................................198.00======or===$395.00

MODE OF PAYMENT

The charges are a little bit high because of the Hardcover insurance Policy we have undertaken incase of loss,Damage or Theft of your highly sensitive document and funds. We assume all responsibilities incase of any eventualities and we don't deliver on cash on delivery(C.O.D) because we don't accept cash.

Note:that your delivery charges cannot be deducted from your winning prize due to Article 1186 section 45 subsection 2.3 of the United Kingdom Constitution as relates to Financial and Courier matters, which are duly codified in the United Kingdom law.hence you are to note that the delivery charges must be provided by you before your prize is delivered to you.


You are to make the payment for any of the option you have choosen through Money Gram Or Western Union Money Transfer so as to enable us speedy up the process of delivery after indicating to us the option you prefer. You are to locate the nearest western union agent to you and make the payment in Favour of our Accounts Officer Mr.Johnson Alex with the Details Below:

RECEIVERS INFORMATIONS Which is our account officer,

NAME OF RECEIVER: JOHNSON ALEX
ADDRESS OF RECEIVER:LINK HOUSE,1C CHURCH STREET
SW1 5TT,
LONDON

You are to send the following information via email as they appear on the Money Gram Or Western Union Transfer slip:

1.Name and address of sender
2.Amount sent
3.Control number(MTCN)
4.Test question and answer (if any)

You are to send a copy of the evidence of payment to me and your claims agent as well for confirmation. A Confirmatory Email shall be sent to you Immediately we Confirm your Payment.

As soon as we receive confirmation and evidence of payment of the above charges, we shall dispatch your parcel to you immediately. The date and time of departure and expected date of delivery will be sent to you. It will take twenty-four hours to get your parcel delivered to you. You will be required to sign for the parcel and to do this, you will need either your international passport as identification or your driver's license.

All orders not delivered within Five (5) working days from this communication will be returned. Please ensure that you confirm your delivery address.We are glad to be of service to you.

Kindly Note that you are to inform us of the option you have choosen while we await your Evidence of Payment.

Sincerely,
Mr.Roland Smith,
(Dispatch Officer)
TNT COURIER SERVICE@
Please do call customer line for confirmation.
TEL:+44-704- 578- 2671
You are welcome to TNT COURIER SERVICE.

Joe
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
U.S.A.

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