A Scam Email with the Subject "2007 YAHOO AWARD WINNERS" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 09 Jul 2007 03:27:55 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was Mail information <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
LOTTERY RESULTS 2007
Yahoo! Mail announces you as one of the 10 lucky winners in the ongoing 10 Years Yahoo lottery Award of the 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:
MR BEN BROWN
GLOBAL SEGUROS ESPAÑA S.A.
Avda Alberto Aguilera 54-65 28018 Madrid, Spain
You are to send the completed verification form below to the Agent in the Madrid Spain 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
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
Yahoo lottery is a a free service that does not require you to be a Yahoo! Registered user