This email with the subject "YAHOO SEASON PROMO" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 21 Dec 2007 17:47:48 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was YAHOO INTERNET LOTTERY <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
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