A Scam Email with the Subject "CLAIM YOUR WINNINGS (YAHOO 2010 UK PROMOTION)" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 30 Mar 2010 18:06:05 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "HEAD OFFICE UK YAHOO 2010 PROMOTION"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM: THE DESK OF THE PROMOTIONS MANAGER INTERNATIONAL GRANTS/PRIZE AWARD DEPT REF:YAHOO 10/375416227/201 BATCH:11/376/ UK. CONGRATULATIONS !!! We are pleased to inform you of the result of the March 2010 Lottery draws held on the 29th March, 2010. Your e-mail address attached to ticket number 664842773519-6413 with serial number 4472-648,batch number 9267318564, lottery ref number 9228801763 and drew lucky numbers 52-77-84-90-22-00 which consequently won in the 1st category, you have therefore been approved for a lump sum pay out of Ј1,000,000.00 (i.e One Million United Kingdom Pounds). Please note that this Promotional Programmed tagged "Thanks for contributing to our financial Success" was sponsored and organized by the Yahoo Corporation in view of the Financial benefits YAHOO have received from its numerous customers either through adverts, hosting and personal emails. For processing and remittance of your winnings, you are required to contact our designated claims agent with the following under listed informations: CONTACT PERSON: SIR GLEN MORRISON REMITTANCE DIRECTOR Email: email@example.com FULL NAMES* CONTACT ADDRESS* COUNTRY* SEX* AGE* MARITAL STATUS* OCCUPATION* TELEPHONE NUMBER* E-MAIL ADDRESS* NATIONALITY* TICKET NUMBER* SERIAL NUMBER* BATCH NUMBER* REFERENCE NUMBER* Yours Sincerely Mrs. John Alex Lottery Notification Agent