[windows2000] ALERT: WATCH OUT FOR THIS SCAM! FW: Youve won a Microsoft X-Box (This is not spam)

  • From: "Jim Kenzig http://thethin.net" <jimkenz@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx,brainstem@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 28 Nov 2003 09:05:15 -0500

If you receive an email like below it is a SCAM. Please pass this on to
your users.  The website asks for your Debit card AND your PIN number
for shipping. 
They claim that they have been giving away Xbox's since July 2003 yet
their domain was just registered in November. BEWARE!
Jim Kenzig
-----Original Message-----
From: John Macky [mailto:johnmacky@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Friday, November 28, 2003 8:11 AM
Subject: Youve won a Microsoft X-Box (This is not spam)
Importance: High


Your email address was entered into our November Microsoft X-Box
promotional competition
by either yourself or a friend, or perhaps a family member, at
http://www.prize-giveaway.com <http://www.prize-giveaway.com> 

This is a prize draw, you have actually won a brand new Microsoft X-Box
Gaming Console!

Your package also includes these top 5 games:
- Halo
- Metal Gear Solid 2
- Max Payne
- Splinter Cell
- Panzer Dragoon Orta

You are now invited to login to our website and claim your prize that
you have already won.
There are only 9 winners in total this month, out of thousands of
emails, so do count yourself lucky!

We have provided the following web link for you, it is temporary and
expires in 72 hours.
If you do not login within this time, your winning shall unfortunately
be returned to the prize pool.

Here is your link!

On this page you will need to enter this pass code number to proceed:


This is very important. Do not lose that number!
Put in your address, and we will send your X-Box to you.

We hope that you will enjoy your new X-Box gaming console.

Congratulations on winning,

>From Microsoft and the Prize-Giveaway.com team!

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