This email with the subject "YAHOO LOTTERY RESULTS 2010" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 08 Nov 2010 14:55:44 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "YAHOO YAHOO"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
YAHOO LOTTERY RESULTS 2010 YAHOO INTERNET LOTTERY CONGRATULATIONS! Yahoo!! International Lottery Organization United Kingdom: Branch Office STAMFORD BRIDGE LONDON. SW1V 3DW UNITED KINGDOM 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 UNITED STATE DOLLARS ( $2, 000. 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 representative office in United Kingdom, as indicated in your play coupon and your prize of ( $2, 000.000.00USD) will be released to you from this regional branch office in United Kingdom. Your fund is now deposited with our Bank/ 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.....................154-12872774-09 Serial number.......................21370-7 Lucky number...................27-50-23-94-66-40 Ref number...................Y.TILB/6362362114/26 To begin your lottery claims, Please contact our Yahoo Lottery Co-ordinator as follows, Name: Pter Sandra Email:email@example.com Tel: +44 704 571 5114 You are to send the completed verification form below to the co-coordinator whose email address is given above so that you will be advised on what to do to get your prize money. Congratulations once more!! 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 Email address. 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-coordinator 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 United Kingdom 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 Vice President Yahoo! Lotto Org. Online Coordinator. Copyright ? 1994-2010 The Yahoo-United Kingdom Internet Promotions. All rights reserved. Terms of Service - Guidelines.