A Scam Email with the Subject "congratulations!(Winning number............YM35447XN)" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 23 Apr 2008 04:33:42 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was yahoo/msn lottery <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Yahoo/Msn Lottery Incoperation Baley House, Har Road Sutton, Greater London SM1 4te United KingdomYahoo/Msn and Windows Live Emerged you as one of the 10 lucky winners in the ongoing Yahoo/Msn and Windows Live Lottery Draw for the year, 2008. All 10 winning email addresses were randomly selected from a batch of 50,000,000 international emails each from Canada , Australia , United States , Asia, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Oceania as part of our international promotions program which is conducted annually,consequently, you have been approved for a total pay out of 650,000.00
GBP (SIX HUNDRED AND FIFTY THOUSAND GREAT BRITISH POUNDS STERLING ).YAHOO&MSN MICROSOFT WINDOWS, collects all the email addresses of the people that are active online, among the millions that subscribed to Yahoo and Hotmail we only select Ten people every Month as our winners through electronic balloting System without the winner applying,we congratulate you for being one
of the lucky winners.Further more your details(e-mail address) falls within our British representative office in United Kingdom , as indicated in your play coupon and your prize of 650,000.00 GBP will be released to you from this regional branch office in UK.
HOW TO CLAIM YOUR PRIZE These are your identification numbers Batch number..........YM 09102XN Reff number............YM35447XN Winning number..........YM09788Yahoo!'s Agent for Notice of claims of copyright or other intellectual property infringement can be reached as follows:
Fiduciary Agent: Mr.John Smith Phone: +44 70111 48633 Email:email@example.comYou are therefore advised to send the following information to the EVENTS AGENT to facilitate them and process the COURIER of your money.
1. Full name 2. Sex 3. Country 4. State 5. Contact Address 6. Telephone Number 7. Marital Status 8. Occupation 9. Age 10.Next Of Kin 11.Zip Code Congratulations!! once again. At your disposal, I remain. Very Truly Yours, Sir Alan Joe. Lottery Co-ordinator.