Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: Congratulations, Yahoo & Windows Live Award Winner!!


This email with the subject "Congratulations, Yahoo & Windows Live Award Winner!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 23 Jan 2008 10:35:41 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was, although it may have been spoofed.

Yahoo & Windows Live Award Centre
124 Stockport Road, Long sight, 
Manchester M60 2DB 
United Kingdom.
We are euphoric to inform you that your email address has won an Award of Two Hundred and fifty 
Thousand Great British Pounds (Â 250,000.00) for the 2007 End of the Year Prize promotion organized 
by Yahoo & Windows Live Award Programme held on the 31st December 2007 in Manchester, UK. 
The Management of Yahoo & Windows Live (Hotmail) collected all active email addresses online, 
amongst millions that subscribed to Yahoo, Windows Live Hotmail and few from other e-mail 
providers. Ten (10) people were randomly selected through a computer ballot system to receive an 
Award of Two Hundred and fifty Thousand Great British Pounds (Â 250,000.00) and you are one of the 
Selected Winners. 
Yahoo & Windows Live Award must be claimed not later than 14 days from date of Draw Notification. 
Any prize not claimed within this period will be forfeited and returned to its source as unclaimed. 
Stated below is your Award File Information:
PIN: 1207 
You are required to send your personal details along with your Award File Information to the 
Assistant Award Coordinator in the below format;
1. Full name:
2. Country:
3. Contact Address:
4. Telephone Number:
5. Fax Number:
5. Marital Status:
6. Occupation:
7. Sex:
8. Date of Birth/Age:
9. Identity card Number:
10. Email:
Assistant Award coordinatorâs Name: Mr. Bratan Petko
Tel: +44-702 401 9087; Fax: +44 870 974 6757
Congratulations!! On your winning,
Wishing you a Happy & Prosperous New Year
Kimberly Deacon 
Notification Officer
You must keep strict confidentiality of your Prize Award claims to yourself until your money is 
successfully handed over to you to avoid disqualification that may arise from double claims.
Yahoo Awards Team shall not be held liable for any loss of funds arising from the above mentioned.

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