This email with the subject "CONGRATULATION" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 25 Oct 2007 21:58:55 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "YAHOO/MSN LOTTERY PROMOTIONS" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
The Yahoo/Msn Lottery Incoperation PO Box 1010,Liverpool L70 1NL,United Kingdom. Ref: XYL /26510460037/05 Batch: 24/00319/IPD This is to inform you that you have won a prize money of Seven hundred And Fifty Thousand, Great Britain Pound Sterlings(£750,000.00 ) for the Annual 2007 Lottery promotion which is organized by YAHOO/MSN LOTTERY INC & WINDOWS LIVE. YAHOO/MSN WINDOWS, collects all the email addresses of the people that are active online, among the millions that subscribed to Yahoo and Hotmail, we only select five people every Month as our winners through electronic balloting System without the winner applying. Yahoo/Msn Lottery Prize must be claimed not later than 10 days from the date of this Notification after the Draw date in which Prize has won. Any prize not claimed within this period will be forfeited. These are your identification numbers: Ref: XYL /26510460037/05 Batch: 24/00319/IPD Our Event Manager will immediately commence the process to facilitate the release of your funds as soon as you contact him. For security reasons, you are advised to keep your winning information confidential till your claims is processed and your money remitted to you. This is part of our precautionary measure to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program, Please be warned. Attached here is the claim verification and funds release form. You are expected to fill and submit to the event manager. VERIFICATION AND FUNDS RELEASE FORM 1.FULL NAMES: __________________________________ 2.ADDRESS:__________________________________________ 3.SEX: _______________ 4.AGE:________ 5.MARITAL STATUS:___________________ 6.OCCUPATION:___________________ 7.E-MAIL ADDRESS:_____________________________ 8.TELEPHONE NUMBER:_____________________ 9.AMOUNT WON:___________________________________ 10. STATE:__________________________________ 11. COUNTRY________________________________ 12. NEXT OF KIN:_____________________________ 13. ZIP CODE:_______________ 14:NATIONALITY:___________________________ 15:Your Reference and Batch number at the top of this mail: To file for your claim, please fill and submit your verification form to our events manager immediately via email. (CONTACT EVENTS MANAGER ) Name:Mr.Cox Rooney E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Once again congratulations... Cordially, Mrs.Caroline Martino Online Co-ordinator (Yahoo/Msn Lottery Games/Lottery Coordinator).