Scam Emails Archive : Generic


From: "Yahoo! Mail announces" <>

This email with the subject "AWARD WINNING NOTICE" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 14 Dec 2009 07:21:44 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was "Yahoo! Mail announces" <>, although it may have been spoofed.

AWARD WINNING NOTICE Ref No.01/0021/7381 Batch No.9918/7118814 Ticket/Series No.UQ673489 Amount Won: $2,500,000.00 USD Yahoo! Mail announces you as one of the 25 lucky winners in the ongoing 12 Years Yahoo lottery Award of the New Year Held this month. All 25 winning email addresses were randomly selected from a batch of 50,000,000 international emails each from Canada, Australia, United States, Asia, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Oceania as part of our international promotions program which is conducted annually, consequently, you have been approved for a total pay out of TWO MILLION FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND UNITED STATES DOLLARS ( $2,500.000.00USD). This Lottery was promoted and sponsored by a conglomerate of some multinational companies as part of their social responsibility to the citizens in the communities where they have operational base. Further more your details (e-mail address) falls within our Bangkok representative office in Bangkok Thailand, as indicated in your play coupon and your prize of ( US$2, 500.000.00) will be released to you from this regional branch office in Bangkok Thailand. Your fund is now deposited with our Bank/Security Company Bangkok Thailand and insured in your name. Due to mix up of some numbers and names, we ask that you keep this award from public notice until your claim has been processed, and your winning Cheque have being sent to you or remitted to your account, as this is part of our security protocol, to avoid double claiming and unwarranted taking of advantage of this program by participants, as has happened in the past. HOW TO CLAIM YOUR PRIZE These are your identification numbers. Ticket number.....................No.UQ673489 Serial number.......................88470-7 Lucky number...................03-86-88-94-01-40 Ref number...................Z.LKMXB/8271362999/54 To begin your lottery claims, Please contact our Yahoo Lottery Co-ordinator as follows, ********************************* Dr. Mabel Brisson Telephone number :+66812700544 ********************************** You are advice to provide him with the following information and a copy of your international passport or driver's license via email attachment or by fax for vetting process which is a standard practice just to ensure that we are dealing with the right individual. 1. FULL NAME 2. COUNTRY OF ORIGIN 3. PRESENT ADRESS. 4. DATE OF BIRTH 5. OCCUPATION 6. TELEPHONE NUMBER 7. SEX 8. FAX NUMBER 9. MARITAL STATUS 10. WINNING NUMBER, BATCH NUMBER AND LOTTO NUMBER. Remember, all prize money must be claimed not later than one month time. Any claim not made by this date (within one month) will be returned to HER MAJESTYS DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY. And also be informed that 10% of your lottery winning belongs to (THE PROMOTIONS COMPANY). Because they are the company that bought your ticket and played the lottery in your name. Note also that this 10% will be remitted after you have received your winnings prize, because the money is insured in your name already. NOTE: In order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications, please remember to quote your reference and batch numbers in all correspondences with us, Furthermore, should there be any change of address, please do inform our Co-ordinator as soon as possible. Yahoo lottery is a free service that does not require you to be a Yahoo! Registered user. An original copy of your lucky winning ticket and your deposit certificate will be sent to you by Administrative Remittance Operation Manager of Hsbc Bank Bangkok Thailand. CONGRATULATIONS!!!! Once again from all members of our staff and thank you for being a part of our International Promotions program. We wish you continued good fortunes. Yours Sincerely, Sincerely, Mrs. Ellen Goodman Lottery Coordinator. Copyright ? 1994-2009 Yahoo! Inc. All rights reserved. Terms of Service - Copyright/IP Policy - Guidelines NOTICE: We collect personal information on this site.