*2008 YAHOO PROMOTION!!!*SCAM

by Bruce Brown | 3 Comments

How do I know this is a scam? 1) They are asking for personal information 2) The are emailing from a free gmail (google account). 3) If it sounds too good to be true, it usually is 4) Many people have “won” this award

Yahoo Inc.
Customer Care.
701 First Avenue.
LONDON UK.*

*
This is to inform you that you have won a prize money of Five Hundred
Thousand Dollars (US$500,000.00) in the YEAR 2008 YAHOO! Lottery promotion
which is organized by YAHOO! LOTTERY INC for the introduction and Launching
of the new YAHOO ! BETA MAIL which all YAHOO! subscribers are required to
switch to.
YAHOO! & MICROSOFT WINDOWS, arranged and gathered all the e-mail
addresses of the people that are active online, among the Millions that
subscribe at YAHOO!, 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,
we congratulate you for being one of the people selected.

PAYMENT OF PRIZE AND CLAIM *

* You are to contact the Claim Agent Reverend Dr MUARICE SMITH who will
issue you a clearance paper as a winning certificate approved and certified
from our Regional office in UK LONDON and your prize money will be released
to you from any of our regional promotion banks as directed by the claim
agent.
YAHOO! Beta Lottery Prize must be claimed not later than 14 days from date
of Draw Notification in which Prize has been won.

Note: Any prize not claimed within this period 15 days) will be forfeited.

IDENTIFICATION NUMBERS:
Batch number…………………YBM-EBS-390AF
Reff number……………………YBM-EBS-719AF
Winning number……………YBM-EBS-798AF*

* These numbers above fall within the UK Location files, you are requested
to contact him and send your Identification Numbers and Personal Information
to him;
Reverend Dr MUARICE SMITH Claim agent and verification officer

Email address:cliamagent@merseymail.com

Tel.+44-70457057

You are therefore advised to send the following information to him to
facilitate and process the transfer of your fund with any of our Bank
promotion agents.
Send your Identification Numbers/Your Personal Information to him so that he
will proceed further for your prize claim immediately:

PERSONAL INFORMATION
1. Full Name:………………………………..
2. Nationlity/Religion:………………………..
3. Contact Address:…………………………….
4. Telephone Number:……………………………
5. Fax Number:…………………………………
6. Date of Brith:………………………………
7. Occupation……………………………..
8. Age………………………………………..
9. Sex………………………………………..
10. Atternative E-mail address:…………………..
11. Next of Kin of the Beneficlary incase…………..
12.Amount in USD won………………..
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*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.

We hope you’re enjoying your new Yahoo! Mail account.
Now take the next step and claim your money and say thanks to Yahoo!
You select how to transfer the prize money to you

1. Account Transfer to your nominated account
2. Cheque Delivery

This prize will be released to you from any of our promotional banks as will
be directed by the UK Claim/verification agent.

Note: No amount should be allowed to be deducted from your prize money as a
contractual agreement between this board and the paying bank.

This e-mail is from Yahoo! Head Office USA and approved by the Yahoo! UK
Ltd,125 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, WC2H 8AD.
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3 Comments on *2008 YAHOO PROMOTION!!!*SCAM

  1. jose hernandez
    September 9, 2008 at 7:06 am (9 years ago)

    hola pues a mi ayer me llego un email como a las 8 de la manana diciendome que gane una suma de dinero grande yo quisiera saber si es verdad lo que me explican en el email es que por tener una cuenta por mas de 10 anos y de 21000 email adress que participaron la computadora eligio un ganador que fui yo por favor necesito saber si eso es verdad porque la verdad seria lo mejor que me pudo pasar en toda mi vida …………

    Reply
  2. mahendra kumar jain
    December 15, 2008 at 11:45 pm (8 years ago)

    hi
    i have got e- mail on 10 dec -2008 in e mail is written that i have won prize of one million us dollars and also written that contact your agent REV.FR ADAMS DONALD
    and i have given full information to him and he is not giving reply to me .. plz help me and contact to him .
    ok
    bye

    Reply
  3. LORENZO
    April 30, 2009 at 1:31 am (8 years ago)

    I RECIEVE A MESSAGE COMING FROM INTERNET PROMOTION CORPORATION INC. THAT I WON 250,000 DOLLARS I GIVE MY INFORMATION….AND I WANT TO FOLLOW UP MY PRIZE..THANK YOU……………………….. LORENZ

    Reply

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