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Subject:  CONGRATULATIONS
From:  MICROSOFT MICROSOFT <yahomicroollo@hotmail.com>
Date:  Wed, 26 Sep 2007 09:40:54 -0700

A Scam Email with the Subject "CONGRATULATIONS" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 26 Sep 2007 09:40:54 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was MICROSOFT MICROSOFT <yahomicroollo@hotmail.com>, although it may have been spoofed.

YAHOO! 
MAIL
My Yahoo!


 
 
 
                        CONGRATULATIONS!!!!! YAHOO  LOTTERY  INTERNATIONAL    
This is to inform you that you have won a prize money of  THREE  HUNDRED THOUSAND US DOLLARS ($300,000.00) for the YEAR 2007 Lottery  promotion which is organized by YAHOO LOTTERY INC for the introduction of the new YAHOO BETA MAIL which all YAHOO users are required to switch onto.
    YAHOO! & MICROSOFT WINDOWS, arrange and gather all the e-mail addresses of the people that are active online, among the millions that subscribed to Yahoo and Hotmail, and others we only select FIFTY(50) candidates per annually as our winners through Electronic Balloting System (EBS) without the candidate applying, we congratulate you for being one of the people selected.
 
                                                  PAYMENT OF PRIZE AND CLAIM
      We are sorry that your Payment Approval File was sent to Africa so that you can be cleared and paid simultaneously there. You are to contact our UK Agent to give you more details for the collection of your winning fund.
Yahoo Beta Lottery Prize must be claimed not later than 14 days from date of Draw Notification after the Draw date in which Prize has won.
 Note. You are to bear the cost of recieving your prize fund in any option you chosed of recieving your fund.
 
These are your identification numbers:
 
Batch number.....................YBM-EBS-390AF
Reff number........................YBM-EBS-719AF
Winning number...............YBM-EBS-798AF
 
 To claim your prize money,you are required from the UK Agent Dr.Brown Williams  with your Batch number,Reff number,Winning number through his email below.
 
AGENT:Dr.Brown Williams 
CONTACT PHONE: +447-0318-50423.
 
You are therefore advised to send the following information to him to facilitate them and process the transfer of your fund with the appointed paying bank in Africa.
 
Send your Identification Numbers/Your Personal Information to him immediately:
 
Personal Information
1. Full name..................
2. Country....................
3. Contact Address...........
4. Telephone Number.........
5. Marital Status..............
6. Occupation..................
7. Age.........................
8. Sex.........................

 Congratulations once again.
Yours in service,
 
Yahoo! UK 
& Ireland
 
We hope you're enjoying your new Yahoo! Mail account.
Now take the next step and claim your money and say thanks to Yahoo!.
You select how to transfer the prize money to you:
Cheque Delivery To Your Address
Bank Account Transfer
Electronic Money Transfer
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If you have questions or wish to claim your prize money kindly contact this  email,   see the instructions


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