If you have received the fraudulent e-mail below or others like it, which claims that you are a winner in the 2017 Yahoo Email lottery draws, please do not follow the instructions in it. This is because the email is a lottery scam. There is no Yahoo Email lottery and the fake email message is being sent by cyber-criminals/scammers, and not by Yahoo! Yahoo will never ask their users to send their personal information via an email message. And, sending your personal information to those cyber-criminals will only help them rip you off. Every month, thousands of these email messages are sent out by scammers to trick their potential victims into sending their personal information and money.
For online users who have already been tricked by the fraudulent e-mail, please be careful next time. This is because the cyber-criminals/scammers will contact those online users, using the information they have submitted, in an attempt to scam them.
The "2017 Yahoo Email" Lottery Scam
We are delighted to inform you that you were drawn a winner of ($550,000.00) in our 2017 Yahoo (email) lottery draw. To file for claim please contact below our (claim officer)
Miss. Messalina Valerius
(Claims Officer Asian Regional Sector
You are to establish contact with the Following details
Mr. George Rowland