Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: Congratulations (Your email has won ( 84,500 GBP) From Yahoo Splash Promotions

From: "claim award" <>

This email with the subject "Congratulations (Your email has won ( 84,500 GBP) From Yahoo Splash Promotions" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 28 May 2008 16:54:09 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was "claim award" <>, although it may have been spoofed.

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Awards Department - Yahoo Splash Promotions
208 Stockport Road, Longsight, Manchester M60 2DB - United Kingdom


This is to inform you that you have won a prize money of
Eighty Four Thousand, Five Hundred Great Britain Pounds ( 84,500 GBP) for the 2008 Prize Promotion which is Organized by Yahoo United Kingdom.

YAHOO! collects all the email addresses of the people that are active online, among the millions that subscribed to Yahoo, Aol, Gmail and Hotmail and few from other e-mail providers. Six people are selected yearly to benefit from this promotion and you are one of the Selected Winners.


Winners shall be paid in accordance with his/her Settlement Center. Yahoo Award must be claimed not later than 15 days from date of Draw Notification. Any Prize not claimed within this period will be forfeited.

Stated below are your identification numbers:

BATCH NUMBER:       YPA/07-43658
PIN:                1100

These numbers fall within the England Location file, you are requested to contact our fiduciary agent in Manchester [ Philip Kelven] with the details below and send your winning identification numbers to him;

He  shall immediately commence the process that will facilitate the release of your fund to you.
1. Full name:               
2. Country:                  
3. Contact Address:      
4. Telephone Number:    
5. fax Number:              
5. Marital Status:          
6. Occupation:             
7.   My date of birth:           
7. Sex: 
Congratulations!! once again.
Yours in service,
Dr. (Mrs.) Elizabeth Fabian
[Publicity Secretary]


Do not tell people about your Prize Award until your money is successfully handed over to you to avoid disqualification that may arise from double claim.
You may also receive similar e-mails from people portraying to be other Organizations or Yahoo Inc. This is solely to collect your personal information from you and lay claim over your notification letter that was sent to you, Kindly forward a copy to us and delete it from your mail box and give no further correspondence to such person or body.
Yahoo shall not be held responsible for any loss of fund arising from the above mentioned.

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