A Scam Email with the Subject "Your email has won you a prize." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 06 Aug 2008 06:37:06 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "YAHOO INTERNATIONAL PROMOTIONS" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM: THE DESK OF THE CLAIMS DIRECTOR, YAHOO INTERNATIONAL PROMOTIONS / PRIZE AWARD DEPARTMENT, REF: YAHOO6/315116127/27 BATCH: 8254297137 Registered Lottery No 220949 (Thanks for contributing to our Financial Success) Attention Winner, This is to inform you that you have been selected for a cash prize of £500,000.00 Pounds. This email promotion was held on the 7th of June 2008 in London United Kingdom. Your e-mail address attached to ticket number 883734657492-5319 with serial number 7263-267, batch number 8254297137 drew the lucky numbers 14-22-28-37-40-44 which consequently won in the 1st category, you have therefore been approved for a lump sum pay out of £500,000.00 (i.e. five Hundred Thousand United Kingdom Pounds Sterling) in cash credited to file REF: YAHOO6/315116127/27. To file for your claims you are to contact our CLAIMS AGENT for further information. YAHOO PROMOTION is a free service that does not require you to register or be a Yahoo registered user before winning. You have received this message from Yahoo International PROMOTIONS prize dept because you have visited one of our sponsored sites and have voluntarily given your email address to receive mails from their sponsors. Your email address was selected along side ten lucky winners around the world who have there email voluntarily given to receive mails from various site that we sponsor around the world. You are hereby advised to provide our claims department with the following information: REF Number, Batch number, Winning Email Address. Thereafter you will directed by your CLAIMS AGENT on how to claim your prize. Contact your claim agent with the information below: Mr Jerry Mcfaden (CLAIMS AGENT) EMAIL:firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: +44 788-7480-290 Mrs.Sherrell Barber (Zonal Coordinator) YAHOO! PROMOTIONS