A Scam Email with the Subject "CONGRATULATIONS!!! Email Owner," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 02 Dec 2008 05:09:12 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "YAHOO&HOTMAIL Awards2008"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
YAHOO&HOTMAIL Awards2008 124 Stockport Road, Longsight, London M60 2DB United Kingdom. Dear Email Owner, CONGRATULATIONS!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!! This is to inform you that you have won a prize money of GBPЈ900,000,00 British Pounds (Nine Hundred Thousand British Pounds). Only for the New email users this 2008 Prize promotion which is organized by YAHOO &hotmail AWARDS 2008. Yahoo!hotmail Collects all the email addresses of the people that are active online this 2008, among the millions that subscribed to Yahoo and few from other e-mail providers. 12 people are selected monthly to benefit from this promotion and you are one of the Selected Winners this month of NOV, 2008. PAYMENT OF PRIZE / CLAIMS Winners shall be paid in accordance with their Settlement Centers. Yahoo Prize Award must be claimed not less than 15 days from the date of Draw Notification. Any prize not claimed within this period will be forfeited and returned to its source as unclaimed Prize/Fund. STATED BELOW ARE YOUR IDENTIFICATION NUMBERS: BATCH NUMBER: MFI/07/APA-53659 REFERENCE NUMBER: 2008234523 FILE NUMBER: YAHOO/HOTMAIL UK76-441/08 You are Advised to contact your Claim Agent with the below contact details and forward your winning and personal identification numbers to him: CLAIM AGENT NAME: MR. DAVID TERRY Tel: +447031822806 Fax: +448704956881 CONTACT E-MAIL: email@example.com You are advised to send the below following informations to your claim agent to enable him facilitate the release of your fund to you by our Paying Bank. 1. Your Full name: 2. Your Country: 3. Contact Address: 4. Telephone Number: 5. Fax Number: 6. Marital Status: 7. Occupation: 8. Sex: 9. Age: 10.A Copy of your Pasport Congratulations!!! Once again. Yours in service, Mr. Frank williams (Awards Notification Officer