A Scam Email with the Subject "CONGRATULATIONS YAHOO & WINDOWS LIVE AWARD WINNER !!!6" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 16 Mar 2008 23:09:29 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was Yahoo Awards Center <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Yahoo Awards Center 124 Stockport Road, Longsight, Manchester M60 2DB United Kingdom. This is to inform you that you have won a prize money of Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand Great Britain Pounds (GBP 250,000) for the month of Mar, 2008 Prize promotion which is organized by YAHOO AWARDS & WINDOWS LIVE. Yahoo collects all the email addresses of the people that are active online, among the millions that subscribed to Yahoo and Hotmail and few from other e-mail providers. Six people are selected monthly to benefit from this promotion and you are one of the Selected Winners. PAYMENT OF PRIZE / CLAIMSWinners shall be paid in accordance with their Settlement Centers. Yahoo Prize Award must be claimed not later than 30 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 are your identification numbers: BATCH NUMBER: MFI/06/APA-43658 REFERENCE NUMBER: 2007234522 PIN: 1207 You are requested to contact our co-ordinator in Manchester and send your winning identification numbers to him: Co-ordinator's Name: Mr. FRANK DON E-Mail:email@example.com Tel: +44 7045715543; Fax: +44 705 380 57 You are advised to send the following information to our co-ordinator to facilitate the release of of your fund to you. 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(carte identite): Congratulations!!! once again. Yours in service, Mrs. Grace Sanders(Awards Notification Office