This email with the subject "Re:Yahoo! Microsoft and G-mail on-line lottery promotion" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 18 Aug 2015 09:41:01 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was Yahoo7 <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
-- Yahoo! Inc. Customer care . 701 first avenue Sunnyvale, ca 94089. Usa. Congratulations!! Dear lucky winner, This is to inform you that your e-mail address have won the sum of $650,000.00 USA dollars in the year 2014/2015 online Yahoo,Microsoft and G-mail on-line lottery promotions.Among the millions that subscribed at Yahoo!G mail,Hotmail and others we only selected three (3) candidates as our winners after undergoing the random selection process through electronic balloting system (E.B.S) without the candidate applied. This promotional program takes place every year and sponsored by eminent personalities like the Sultan of Brunei,bill gates of Microsoft, G-mail and Yahoo. You are to contact the claim agent Mr.Mike Williams (PH.D)who will issue you a clearance paper as a winning certificate approved and certified from our Regional Office in London,United Kingdom.Your prize money will be released to you from any of our accredited banks as directed by the claim agent. Contact by e-mail, Mr.Mike Williams(PH.D) E-mail address: email@example.com E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: +44(704)5797666 (Mon-Fri 9am-5pm London local time) Address: 125 Shaftesbury avenue, London,wc2h 8ad You are required to send the information below to facilitate the transfer of your prize. 1. Full name: 2. Phone number: 3. Age: 4. Sex: 5. Marital status: 6. Country: 7. Residential address: 8. Occupation: 9. International passport Note: You are advised to keep your winning information confidential to avoid double claim and abuse of the program until your prize is paid to you.your prize must be claimed not later than 14 days from date of draw notification in which prize has been won. Yahoo! Uk & ireland This e-mail is from yahoo! Head office USA and approved by the yahoo! Uk ltd,125 shaftesbury avenue, London, wc2h 8ad. Copyright Â 2015 yahoo inc!. All rights reserved