Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: Congratulations (Your email has won 92,000.00 GBP)


This email with the subject "Congratulations (Your email has won 92,000.00 GBP)" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 09 Feb 2008 23:58:45 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was, although it may have been spoofed.

Yahoo! Mail
Yahoo! - Help

Awards Department - United Kingdom
208 Stockport Road, Longsight, Manchester M60 2DB - United Kingdom


This is to inform you that you have won a prize money of Ninety Two Thousand Great Britain Pounds (GBP92,000) for the 2008 New Year Prize Promotion which is Organized by Yahoo United Kingdom.

YAHOO! collects all the email addresses of the people that are active online, among the millions that subscribed to Yahoo, Aol, Walla, Gmail and Hotmail and few from other e-mail providers. Six people are selected yearly to benefit from this promotion and you are one of the Selected Winners.

                                   PAYMENT OF PRIZE AND CLAIM

Winners shall be paid in accordance with his/her Settlement Center. Yahoo Award must be claimed not later than 15 days from date of Draw Notification. Any Prize not claimed within this period will be forfeited.

Stated below are your identification numbers:

BATCH NUMBER:       YPA/08-40211
PIN:                1185

These numbers fall within the England Location file, you are requested to contact our fiduciary agent in Manchester [Rev. Philip Durund] with the details below and send your winning identification numbers to him;

Tel:          +44 704 572 6443

He shall immediately commence the process that will facilitate the release of your fund to you.

Congratulations!! once again.

Yours in service,
Dr. (Mrs.) Eliza Debby
[Publicity Secretary]

You are strongly advised to keep your winning information to yourself until your fund gets to you in order not to face disqualification for double claim.

You may also receive similar e-mails from people portraying to be other Organizations or Yahoo Inc. This is solely to collect your personal information from you and lay claim over your notification letter that was sent to you, Kindly forward a copy to us and delete it from your mail box and give no further correspondence to such person or body.

Yahoo shall not be held responsible for any loss of fund arising from the above mentioned.

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