This email with the subject "Dear Esteemed Winner" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 22 Mar 2008 07:47:48 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "YAHOO FINANCIAL PROMOTION" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Esteemed Winner We are pleased to inform you of the result of the YAHOO!MSN International Promotions Program held on the 28th of Febuary 2008. 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 in cash credited to file REF:YAHOO6/315116127/27.his is from total prize money of US$20 400 000.00 shared among the seventeen international winners in this category.Please note that this Promotional Programmes tagged "Thanks for contributing to our financial Sucess" was sponsored and organized by the Yahoo/Msn Corporation in view of the financial benefits YAHOO/MSN have received from its numerous customers either through adverts hosting and personal emails. You are to contact him with the following information: Your Full Names Your Contact Address Your Telephone and Fax numbers Occupation Sex & Age Location. Mr. Gabriel Phillip Tel:+447031908015 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org Your Sincerely Mr. Gabriel Phillip