This email with the subject "†No Subject†" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 27 Apr 2008 17:26:49 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Julie Bissinger" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
YAHOO INTERNET LOTTERY CONGRATULATIONS! YOU WON £950.000! Yahoo! Mail gives members random cash prizes. Today, your account is randomly selected as the one of 5 top winners accounts who will get cash prizes from us.We are happy to inform you that you have won a prize money of £950,000.00 GBP (NINE HUNDRED AND FIFTY THOUSAND GREAT BRITISH POUNDS STERLING ). for the month of April, 2008. Lottery win promotion which is organized by yahoo messenger .com every month. YAHOO, collects all the mail ID of the people that are online on yahoo messenger, among the millions that subscribe to yahoo messenger we only select five people every month as our winners through electronic balloting System without the winner applying,we are congratulating you for been one of the people selected.All participant were selected through a computer balloting system drawn from Nine hundred thousand E-mail addresses from Canada, Australia, United States, Asia, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Oceania as part of our international promotions program which is conducted annually. This Lottery was promoted and sponsored by a conglomerate of some multinational companies as part of their social responsibility to the citizens in the communities where they have operational base. Further more your details(e-mail address) falls within our British representative office in, as indicated in your play coupon and your prize of £950,000 will be released to you from this regional branch office in UK. We hope with part of your prize, you will participate in our end of year high stakes for US$1.3 Billion international draw. HOW TO CLAIM YOUR PRIZE This is your Ticket Number: - TICKET NUMBER: 5647600545188 To begin your claims, kindly contact the HALIFAX BANK PLC UK FIDUCIARY AGENT: Mr. Williams Sullivan Email: ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) You are required to forward him with the following details: 1.) FULL NAME: 2.) COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: 3.) PRESENT ADDRESS: 4.) STATE/PROVINCE: 5.) OCCUPATION/COMPANY: 6.) COUNTRY: 7.) TICKET NUMBERS: 8.) SEX: 9.) AGE: 10.) TELEPHONE NUMBER: 11.) EMAIL ADDRESS: 12.) AMOUNT WON: 13.) THE MONTH YOU WON: As soon as you contact the Attorney, he will advise you on what to do in order to get your prize money. Congratulations once more!! For security reasons, we advice all winners to keep this information confidential from the public until your claim is processed and your prize released to you. This is part of our security protocol to avoid double claiming and unwarranted taking advantage of this programme by non-participant or unofficial personnel Yours Sincerely, Mr. James Walker LOTTO CO-COORDINATOR. The Yahoo.com staff Yahoo.com http://www.yahoo.com