This email with the subject "* * * YAHOO AWARD 2007 * * *" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 14 Jul 2007 06:39:57 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was Award Promotion Program <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Yahoo! Mail announces you as one of the 10 lucky winners in the ongoing 12 Years Yahoo lottery Award of the New Year 2007.
All 10 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 SIX HUNDRED THOUSAND UNITED STATE DOLLARS ( $600.000 USD)
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 Spanish representative office in Madrid Spain, as indicated in your play coupon and your prize of ( $600.000USD) will be released to you from this regional branch office in Madrid.
HOW TO CLAIM YOUR PRIZE
These are your identification numbers.
Batch number.....................Lwh 09445
Yahoo!'s Agent for Notice of claims of copyright or other intellectual property infringement can be reached as follows:
ZURICK SEGUROS ESPAÑA S.A.
Francisco Gervas, 10 28020 Madrid
CONTACT PERSON: MR, MORRIS MOORE
Telephone lines are open between the hours of
8:00am-19:30pm.Monday -Saturday ...Ext...001
You are to send the completed verification form below to the Agent in the
1. FULL NAME
2. COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
3. PRESENT ADRESS.
4. DATE OF BIRTH
6. TELEPHONE NUMBER
6. FAX NUMBER
7. MARITAL STATUS
8. WINNING NUMBER, BATCH NUMBER AND LOTTO NUMBER.
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 program by non-selected winner or unofficial personnel.
DR. Vinton G. Cerf