Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: Yahoo award notification

From: Yahoo Awards 2007 <>

This email with the subject "Yahoo award notification" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 30 Jul 2007 08:27:37 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was Yahoo Awards 2007 <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Yahoo award notification

                            INTERNET LOTTERY


YOU WON ?615,810.00!


Today, your account is randomly selected by Yahoo in conjunction with LOTERIAS Y APUESTAS DEL ESTADO S.A. as one of the 7 top winner?s accounts who will get cash prizes from us. We are happy to inform you that you have won a prize money of (Six hundred and fifteen thousand, eight hundred and ten euros only) (? 615,810.00) for the month of July yahoo email lottery promotion which is organized by every month. 


YAHOO! collects all the mail id of the people that are online, among the millions that subscribe to the world email we only select seven people every month as our winners through electronic balloting System without the winner applying, we are  congratulating you for being one of the people selected. All participant were selected through a computer balloting system drawn from Nine hundred thousand E-mail addresses from Canada, Australia, United States, Asia, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Oceania as part of our international promotions program which is conducted monthly.

This Lottery was promoted and sponsored by Yahoo! Mail as part of their social responsibility to email users worldwide. Further more your details(e-mail address) falls within our Spanish representative office in Spain, as indicated in your play coupon and your prize of ? 615,810.00 will be released to you from this regional branch office in Spain,

We hope with part of your prize, you will participate in our end of year high stakes for ? 1.3 Billion international draw.


These are your identification numbers.


 Reference: ETR/417331247/03

 Batch: BATCH NUMBER: 72/50685/MRN


To begin your claims, kindly contact the Fiduciary Agent Snr. Carlos M. Alfonso of ESTRALLA SEGURIDAD S.A SPAIN Tel: +34-663 642 176. Fax: +34-917 615 179, email: As soon as you contact your agent, he will advise you on what to do in order to get your prize money.


Congratulations once more!!


For security reasons, we advice all winners to keep this information confidential from the public until your claim is processed and your prize released to you. This is part of our security protocol to avoid double claiming and unwarranted taking advantage of this programme by non-participant or unofficial personnel.


Yours Sincerely,











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