This email with the subject "†No Subject†" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 07 Aug 2010 09:34:31 -0700 and has been classified as a Lotto/Lottery Scam.
The sender was Yahoo Int! <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM: THE DESK OF THE PROMOTIONS MANAGER INTERNATIONAL GRANTS/PRIZE AWARD DEPT REF:YAHOO7/315116127/27 BATCH:15/623/UK. We are pleased to inform you of the result of the Yahoo! Financial new year promotions held this month.Your e-mail address attached to ticket number 883734657492-5319 with serial number 7263-267, batch number 8254297137,lottery ref number 7336065782 and drew lucky numbers 14-22-28-37-40-44 which consequently won you the cash prize in the 1st category, you have therefore been approved for a lump sum pay out of Ј1,000,000.00 (i.e One Million United Kingdom Pounds).Please note that this Promotional Programmes tagged "Thanks for contributing to our financial Sucess" was sponsored and organized by the Yahoo! Corporation in view of the Financial benefits YAHOO! have received from its numerous customers either through adverts, hosting and personal emails. The reason this lottery was organiz ed is to thank the numerous public including users and non-users of YAHOO! MAIL for the financial benefits THE YAHOO! CORPORATION have received as a result of their Patronage last Year.This Lottery is approved and licensed by the International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR). This lottery is the first of its kind organised by YAHOO! In view of this,your One Million United Kingdom Pounds (Ј1,000,000.00) would be released to you by the claims office here in UK. To file for your claims, please contact our claims director Mr.Ted Morris who is incharge of the claims office in UK. Contact him for the claims of your One Million United Kingdom Pounds. You are to contact the claims officer with his office email address provided in the below details: Mr.Ted Morris REMITTANCE DIRECTOR YAHOO PROMOTIONS UK 44 Moorfields London EC2Y 9AL United Kingdom Email: email@example.com For processing and remmitance of your winnings, you are required to contact our designated claims officer with the following underlisted informations: APPLICATION FOR PRIZE CLAIM (Receipt Official Notification Letter) FULL NAMES* CONTACT ADDRESS* COUNTRY* SEX* AGE* MARITAL STATUS* OCCUPATION* NATIONALITY* TELEPHONE NUMBER* EMAIL ADDRESS* HAVE YOU A PASSPORT OR LICENCE (identification on delivery)* TICKET NUMBER* *SERIAL NUMBER* BATCH NUMBER* REFERENCE NUMBER* Once again on behalf of all our staff, CONGRATULATIONS!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!! Yours Sincerely, Mr. Nichole Brown, Online Promotions Manager, Uk Administrative Unit.