A Scam Email with the Subject "YAHOO/MSN INC AND THE MICROSOFT WINDOWS LOTTERY NOTIFICATION" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 18 Jan 2007 01:08:31 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "MICROSOFT NOTIFICATION CENTRE" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Baley House, Har Road
Sutton, Greater London
This is to inform you that you have won a prize money of(Ł500,000) FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND GREAT BRITAIN POUNDS STERLINGS for the month of JAN. 2007 Lottery promotion which is organized by YAHOO/MSN LOTTERY INC & WINDOWS LIVE.
YAHOO&MSN MICROSOFT 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,we congratulate you for being one of the people selected.
PAYMENT OF PRIZE AND CLAIM
You are to contact your Claims Agent on or before your date of Claim, Winners Shall be paid in accordance with his/her Settlement Centre.
Yahoo/Msn Lottery Prize must be claimed no later than 15 days from date of Draw 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:
FPRIVATE "TYPE=PICT;ALT=Get ed traffic to your web site!"
Batch number.....................YM 09102XN
These numbers fall within your Location file,you are requested to contact EVENTS AGENT MANAGER,send your winning identification numbers to them at this contact address below.
(CONTACT EVENTS AGENT MANAGER)
Fax:00 448 704 799 794
You are therefore advised to send the following information to the EVENTS AGENT to facilitate them and process the transfer of your money.
VERIFICATION AND FUNDS RELEASE FORM
1. FULL NAMES:
5. MARITAL STATUS:
7. E-MAIL ADDRESS:
8. TELEPHONE NUMBER:
9. TICKET NUMBER:
10. SERIAL NUMBER:
11. AMOUNT WON:
12. STATE:13. COUNTRY:
14. NEXT OF KIN:
15. HOW DO YOU FEEL AS A WINNER
Congratulations!! once again.
Yours in service,