Hot Scam Specifications:

Scam Type: 419 Scam (Lottery Scam)
Fake Names: Cole Brown, Elizabeth Klone
Offer Type: Lottery Winnings
Winning Amount: GBP 97,500
Storyline: You won a lottery which you did not join
Scammer Location: Claims to be UK?
Scammer Email:,

We have to say that Yahoo lottery scam mails are looking more and more professional. Beware and warn your friends.

Awards Department – Yahoo Splash Promotions
208 Stockport Road, Longsight, Manchester M60 2DB – United Kingdom


This is to inform you that you have won a prize money of Ninety Seven Thousand, Five hundred Great Britain Pounds (GBP97,500) for the 2007 Prize Promotion which is Organized by YAHOO & WINDOWS LIVE.

YAHOO! collects all the email addresses of the people that are active online, among the millions that subscribed to Yahoo, Aol 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.


Winners shall be paid in accordance with his/her Settlement Center. Yahoo Splash Award must be claimed not later than 15 days from date of Draw Notification. Any Prize not claimed within this period will be forfeited.

Stated below are your identification numbers:

BATCH NUMBER:           YPA/07-43658
REFERENCE NUMBER:   2007234522
PIN:                               1206

These numbers fall within the England Location file, you are requested to contact our fiduciary agent in Manchester and send your winning identification numbers to him;


Agent Name:   Dr. Cole Brown
Tel:                +44 702 409 9611
He  shall immediately commence the process that will facilitate the release of your fund to you.

Congratulations!! once again.
Yours in service,
Dr. (Mrs.) Elizabeth Klone
[Publicity Secretary]


Do not tell people about your Prize Award until your money is successfully handed over to you to avoid disqualification that may arise from double claim.
You may also receive similar e-mails from people portraying to be other Organizations or Yahoo Inc. This is solely to collect your personal information from you and lay claim over your notification letter that was sent to you, Kindly forward a copy to us and delete it from your mail box and give no further correspondence to such person or body.
Yahoo shall not be held responsible for any loss of fund arising from the above mentioned.