Beware of "Lottery Scam - Division of Yahoo/Windows/ Google/Live Msn Internet Award"
October 16, 2014
The email message below: "You have been announced as one of our top four lucky winners," is a fake and a phishing scam. You should not respond to this message with your personal information. Every month, thousands of these email messages are sent out by scammers to trick their potential victims into stealing their personal information and/or sending money.
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Remember, there is no Yahoo, Microsoft, Hotmail, Live, Outlook, MSN, Facebook, Gmail or Google lottery, promotion or sweepstake.
The Lottery Scam Email
From: webvn76666 @gmail.com
Division of Yahoo/Windows Live Msn Internet Award
Division of Yahoo/Google mail Internet Award
View one of our last year lucky winners.
AUTHORISED BY YAHOO MAIL INC.
YOU HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED AS ONE OF OUR TOP FOUR LUCKY WINNERS.
Yahoo / Google Mail
125 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H 8AD, London- United Kingdom.
All the executive members of Yahoo/Google mail Management Team wishes to inform you that you have won a prize money of Seven Hundred, Twenty Thousand Great Britain Pounds (£720,000,00.) for 2014 Prize promotion which was organized by YAHOO MANAGEMENT TEAM & GOOGLE MAIL today Thursday, 10th July 2014 to celebrate our 22 years anniversary since we become the best free e-mail provider worldwide.
YAHOO/ GOOGLE Mail collects all the email addresses of people that are active online, among over 980 millions that subscribed to Yahoo, Google mail, Hotmail and few from other email providers. Four e-mail addresses were selected annually to benefit from this prize promotion and your e-mail address has been selected today THURSDAY 10TH JULY 2014 via Computer Random Selection System as one of the top four lucky Winners for 2014 prize promotion.
All winners shall be paid in accordance with his/her Settlement center. Yahoo/Google Mail Prize Award must be claimed not later than 60 days from today 10th July 2014. Any prize not claimed within this period will be forfeited.
Stated below are your identification numbers:
File NO: G/H/M/Ql /UKQA-97FBH8576
REFERENCE NO: KLQ9-B2014-73623
These identification numbers fall within UK Location file, you are requested to contact our fiduciary agent in Manchester UK, Dr Johnson D Francis through his below contact details and submit your File & Reference numbers to him; Note your Pin NO will be sent to you by Dr Johnson D Francis once you open contact with him for some security reasons.
Agent Name: Dr Johnson D Francis
E-mail: drjohnsond6 @yahoo.com
E-mail: drjohnsond67 @gmail.com
Office Tel: +44 703 195 2665
You are advised to send the below information to your Claims Agent Dr Johnson D Francis through his e-mail to facilitate the release of your awardwinning prize to you immediately.
1. Your File & Reference No
2. Nationality/ Country of Residence
3. Contact Address
4. Telephone Number
Yours in service,
David Filo & Jerry Yang
Co-founders and Chief Yahoo.
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