This email with the subject "Yahoo Winner" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 17 Mar 2008 07:15:33 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "AWARD CENTER" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Yahoo Awards Center 124 Stockport Road, Longsight, Manchester M60 2DB - United Kingdom. Tel: (+44) 704-571-2699 This is to inform you that you have won a prize money of Five Hundred and Fifty Thousand Great Britain Pounds (GBP 550,000) for the month of Feburary, 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 / CLAIMS Winners 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. Jorge Cool E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org 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 coordinator) ---------------------------------------------------------------------WARNING! 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.