]]>Hot Scam Specifications:
Scam Type: 419 Scam (Lottery Scam)
Likely Fake Names: Sir.Freeman Wallace, Mrs.Queensly Brown
Offer Type: Award or lottery, its the same.
Winning Amount: 1,000,000 GBP
organised to thank the numerous public including users and non-users of
Yahoo! Mail for the financial benefits The Yahoo!
Corporation have received as a result of their Patronage over the years. (Good Grief…)
Scammer Location: Claims to be UK
Scammer Email: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
Scammer Phone: +44 7031963981
This version seemed to be running around earlier this year, where we missed it and is still making its round.
Yahoo lottery scams have been running for quite some time, and we wonder if the scammers will get sick of it.
We have quite a few of Yahoo lottery scams in our collection, and you can find them in the related articles below.
Thanks for the submission!
From: “Yahoo!” <email@example.com>
Sent: Sunday, October 12, 2008 1:13 AM
Subject: 2008 Yahoo! Financial Promotions (You Have Been Awarded £1,000,000.00)
The Yahoo! Corporation have awarded you the sum of £1,000,000.00 Great
Britain Pounds in the just concluded Yahoo! 2008 Financial promotions
which was officially organised to thank the numerous public including
users and non-users of Yahoo! Mail for the financial benefits The Yahoo!
Corporation have received as a result of their Patronage over the
years. This is the company’s major milestone to embrace online services.
This lottery is the first of its kind to be organised by Yahoo!
Corporation and this is the company’s major milestone to embrace online
services. In view of this, your One Million United Kingdom Pounds
(£1,000,000.00) would be released to you by the claims office here in UK. For
processing and remittance of your prize you are advised to contact your
assigned Remittance Director providing him with all relevant
information as stated address below;
Telephone: +44 7031963981
You are to send all required information to his e-mail address:
APPLICATION FOR PRIZE CLAIM
(Receipt Official Notification Letter)
HAVE YOU A PASSPORT OR LICENCE (identification on delivery)*
Once Again Thanks For Contributing To Our Financial Success!!!
Chief Executive Officer