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The "Division of Yahoo Windows Live Internet Award 2017" is a Lottery Scam

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The "Division of Yahoo Windows Live Internet Award 2017" is a Lottery Scam

The email message below, which claims the recipients are winners of the "Division of Yahoo/Windows Live Internet Award 2017" lottery or promotion, is a scam. The scam is an attempt by scammers to trick potential victims into sending them their personal information, by claiming that they are so-called winners of the fake lottery. Once the scammers have received their potential victims’ information, they will contact them and attempt to further trick them into sending money. The scammers will claim that the requested money is for taxes, delivery fees or some other fees their so-called promotion or lottery winners must pay in order to receive their prizes.

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Remember, there is no Yahoo, Microsoft, Hotmail, Live, Outlook, MSN, Facebook, Gmail or Google lottery, promotion or sweepstakes.

The "Yahoo Windows Live Internet Award 2017" Lottery Scam Email

Division of Yahoo/Windows Live Internet Award 2017

View our last year lucky winners for cash collection.

Windows Live Msn™.

AUTHORISED BY YAHOO MAIL INC.

CONGRATULATIONS!!!

YOU HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED AS ONE OF OUR TOP FOUR LUCKY WINNERS.

CONGRATULATIONS!

Yahoo / Windows Live

125 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H 8AD, London- United Kingdom.

All the executive members of Yahoo/Windows Live 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 2017 Prize promotion which was organized by YAHOO MANAGEMENT TEAM & WINDOWS LIVE today Monday, 4th September 2017 to celebrate our 21 years anniversary since we become the best free e-mail provider worldwide.

YAHOO/ Windows Live collected all the email addresses of people that are active online, among over 1 billion-plus global users that subscribed to Yahoo, Google mail, Hotmail and few from other e-mail providers. Four e-mail addresses were selected annually to benefit from this prize promotion and your e-mail address has been selected today MONDAY 4TH SEPTEMBER 2017 via Computer Random Selection System as one of the top four lucky Winners for 2017 prize promotion.

All winners shall be paid in accordance with his/her Settlement center. Yahoo/ Windows Live Prize Award must be claimed not later than 60 days from today 4TH September 2017. Any prize not claimed within this period will be forfeited.

Stated below are your identification numbers:

File NO: Q/KMA/M/PO/UKRWV-96311

REFERENCE NO: IVEXH-XC2017-0124

PIN: ...................

These identification numbers fall within UK Location file, you are requested to contact our fiduciary agent in Manchester UK, Dr Mitchell D. Duncan through his below contact details and submit your File & Reference numbers to him; Note your Pin NO will be sent to you by Dr Mitchell D. Duncan once you open contact with him for some security reasons.

Agent Name: Dr Mitchell D. Duncan

E-mail: drmitchell67@outlook.com

E-mail: drmitchell67@yahoo.com

Office Tel: +44 702 406 8859

You are advised to send the below information to your Claims Agent Dr Mitchell D. Duncan through his e-mail to facilitate the release of your award-winning prize to you immediately.

1. Your File & Reference No

2. Nationality/ Country of Residence

3. Contact Address

4. Telephone Number

5. Occupation

6. Age

Congratulations!!!

Yours in service,

David Filo & Jerry Yang

Co-founders and Chief Yahoo.

WARNING!!!

Keep your winning information confidential until your award prize are successfully transferred or handed over to you to avoid disqualification that may arise due to double claiming.

You may also receive similar e-mails from people portraying to be Yahoo Inc or Windows Live Msn. This is solely to collect your personal information and lay fake claims over your winning. In event that you receive any e-mail similar to the award notification letter that was sent to you today, kindly delete it from your mailbox and give no further correspondence to such person or body.

Yahoo/ Windows shall not be held responsible for any loss of fund arising from the above mentioned and any winning notification that was not from David Filo & Jerry Yang (Co-founders and Chief Yahoo)and sign by Yahoo and Google mail Board of Directors will be cancelled.

Signed By: Yahoo and Windows Live Board of Directors:

Kathy Savitt (Chief Marketing Officer), Marissa Mayer (Chief Executive Officer, President & Director), Jerry Yang(Co-founder and Chief Yahoo), Ken Goldman (Chief Financial Officer) and Other members.

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  • Posted: Nov 28, 2017 at 11:54 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Kathmandu (Koteshwor), Central Region, Nepal

    Here is another scam:

    "Email Subscriber,

    This is to inform you that you have won prize money of Eight Hundred And Twenty Thousand United State Dollars, ($820,000.00) for the 2017 End of the YEAR Lucky E-mail

    Promotion, which was organized by YAHOO & MSN WINDOWS LIVE AWARDS.

    Yahoo/MSN collects all email addresses of the people that are active online, among the millions that subscribed to Yahoo, Hotmail, MSN, AOL, Gmail and few from other

    E-mail Providers. Five people are selected this month to benefit from this promotion and you are one of the lucky Selected Winners.

    You are requested to contact your fiduciary agent Mr. Christopher Ward via both email address for a quick response with details below."

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