A Scam Email with the Subject "NOTICE OF CONSOLATION PRIZE WINNING" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 24 Aug 2007 20:13:26 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was YAHOO ONLINE PROMO <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
YAHOO ONLINE PROMOTION. GOVERNMENT ACCREDITED LICENSED!!! YAHOO ONLINE INTERNATIONAL PROMO IS REGISTERED UNDER THE DATA PROTECTION ACT OF; (Registration Z720633X). Dear Winner, NOTICE OF CONSOLATION PRIZE WINNINGThis email confirms that the YAHOO ONLINE has notified you INTERNATIONAL PROMO,
in the United Kingdom of your email promo winning For 2007 YAHOO LOTTERY PROMOTION held on 21th August 2007. We wish to congratulate you on the selection of your email coupon Number which Was selected among the 45 lucky consolation prize winners. You were Entered Unaware as an independent email participant with:Ticket Number: 657-954-2509 With Your email ID identified with Coupon No.PBL2348974321. Your Electronic Random Selection System (ERSS) with did selection Entries from the 50,000 different email addresses enrolled for the Lotto-Wheel E-game. Your email ID included among the 50,000 different Email addresses that were submitted by our partner international emailProvider companies. Prize Ref No.: PBL/CN/6654/CP Promo Group: Consolation Prize Group Prize Amount: £1,000,000 (One Million pounds starlings) You are required to file claims for your promo prize winning by Contacting the promo Claims Processing Officer with your winning Information provided above.and the following underlisted informations: FULL NAMES* CONTACT ADDRESS* COUNTRY* SEX* AGE* MARITAL STATUS* OCCUPATION* TELEPHONE NUMBER* NATIONALITY* Promo Claims Officer: Name: Mr.West Martin Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: +44-7045739512 CONGRATULATIONS FROM THE MEMBERS AND STAFF OF YAHOO ONLINE INTERNATIONAL PROMO.