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Beware of the "2018 Yahoo Email Draws" Lottery Scam

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Beware of the "2018 Yahoo Email Draws" Lottery Scam

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There is no "2018 Yahoo Email Draws" or "Yahoo Financial Reward Lottery Promotional Program 2018." Therefore, if you have received fraudulent or fake e-mails like the one below, which claim that you are a winner in such a lottery, 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 was 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 "2018 Yahoo Email Draws" Lottery Scam

From: Yahoo! Asia <ciccio.lisciandra71@alice.it>

Subject: Fw: Your $1,443,651.00

Date: Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 6:58 PM

Yahoo!©

We are delighted to inform you that your e-mail have won (USD $1,443,651.00) in our 2018 Yahoo (email) draws.

please contact below:

Mr.Michaels Aaron

Executive

Promoter

Yahoo Asia

Pte. Ltd.

E-mail:

aarons.michael@yandex.com

You are to establish contact with the Following details:

Kindly

Confirm Your :

Name:

Residential/Office Address:

Telephone:

Age:

Gender:

Note: Your

file will expire after 14 days if there is no

response.

Thanks & Regards

Mrs. Georgina Rowland

Executive Secretary (AfDB)

Yahoo Asia Pte. Ltd.

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  • February 25, 2019 at 3:36 AM by an anonymous user from Blantyre, Southern Region, Malawi

    I got such emails...Trush

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  • January 16, 2019 at 2:18 AM by an anonymous user from Dhaka, Bangladesh

    I got such emails.

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  • November 26, 2018 at 8:59 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: "Yahoo! Mail"<manuel.melis66@alice.it>

    Subject: Ref:7861809UK

    Date: November 25, 2018 at 6:47:48 AM CST

    Reply-To: <benjaminduncan@eclipso.be>

    Yahoo!©

    We are delighted to inform you that you were drawn a winner of (USD $5,005,000.00)

    in our 2018 Yahoo (email) lottery. To file for claim please contact below our (claim officer)

    Sir. Benjamin Duncan

    (Claims Officer

    Asian Regional Sector

    E-mail: benjaminduncan@eclipso.be

    You are to establish contact with the Following details:

    Name

    Residential/Office Address

    Telephone

    Fax Number

    Age

    M/F

    Thanks & Regards

    Mrs. Georgina Rowland

    Yahoo Asia Pte. Ltd.

    YAHOO! ASIA©

    Yahoo Asia Pte. Ltd. (Co. Reg. No. 199700735D) VERIFIED BY YAHOO ASIA."

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  • November 13, 2018 at 3:38 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    ---------- Forwarded message ---------

    From: Yahoo! Mail <robertoeterry@alice.it>

    Date: Mon, Nov 12, 2018, 09:59

    Subject: REF:6605UK

    Yahoo!©

    We are delighted to inform you that you were drawn a winner of (USD $5,005,000.00) in our 2018 Yahoo (email) lottery. To file for claim please contact below our (claim officer)

    Craig Chadwick Jr

    (Claims Officer

    Asian Regional Sector

    E-mail: craigchadwick@eclipso.be

    You are to establish contact with the

    Following details:

    Name

    Residential/Office Address

    Telephone

    Fax Number

    Age

    M/F

    Thanks & Regards

    Mrs. Georgina Rowland

    Yahoo Asia Pte. Ltd.

    YAHOO! ASIA©

    Yahoo Asia Pte. Ltd. (Co. Reg. No.

    199700735D) VERIFIED BY YAHOO ASIA.

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  • November 10, 2018 at 2:03 AM by an anonymous user from Mandaluyong City, Metro Manila, Philippines

    Here is another scam:

    "Yahoo! Mail <peppinobuono@alice.it>

    Oct 17 at 4:47 AM

    Yahoo!©

    We are delighted to inform you that you were drawn a winner of (USD $5,005,000.00)

    in our 2018 Yahoo (email) lottery. To file for claim please contact below our (claim officer)

    Sir. Vandall Warren

    (Claims Officer

    Asian Regional Sector

    E-mail: warrenvandall@yandex.com

    You are to establish contact with the Following details:

    Name

    Residential/Office Address

    Telephone

    Fax Number

    Age

    M/F

    Thanks & Regards

    Mrs. Georgina Rowland

    Yahoo Asia Pte. Ltd.

    YAHOO! ASIA©

    Yahoo Asia Pte. Ltd. (Co. Reg. No. 199700735D) VERIFIED BY YAHOO ASIA."

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  • November 9, 2018 at 12:19 PM by an anonymous user from Bucharest, Bucuresti, Romania

    Here is another scam:

    "Yahoo!©

    We are delighted to inform you that you

    were drawn a winner of (USD $5,005,000.00)

    in our 2018 Yahoo (email) lottery. To

    file for claim please contact below our (claim officer)

    Craig Chadwick Jr

    (Claims Officer

    Asian Regional Sector

    E-mail: craigchadwickjr@yandex.com

    You are to establish contact with the

    Following details:

    Name

    Residential/Office Address

    Telephone

    Fax Number

    Age

    M/F

    Thanks & Regards

    Mrs. Georgina Rowland

    Yahoo Asia Pte. Ltd.

    YAHOO! ASIA©

    Yahoo Asia Pte. Ltd. (Co. Reg. No.

    199700735D) VERIFIED BY YAHOO ASIA."

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  • November 1, 2018 at 11:08 PM by an anonymous user from Quezon City, National Capital Region, Philippines

    Here is another scam:

    "Yahoo!©

    We are delighted to inform you that you

    were drawn a winner of (USD $5,005,000.00)

    in our 2018 Yahoo (email) lottery. To

    file for claim please contact below our (claim officer)

    Sir. Vandall Warren

    (Claims Officer

    Asian Regional Sector

    E-mail: warrenvandall@yandex.com

    You are to establish contact with the

    Following details:

    Name

    Residential/Office Address

    Telephone

    Fax Number

    Age

    M/F

    Thanks & Regards

    Mrs. Georgina Rowland

    Yahoo Asia Pte. Ltd.

    YAHOO! ASIA©

    Yahoo Asia Pte. Ltd. (Co. Reg. No.

    199700735D) VERIFIED BY YAHOO ASIA."

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  • October 29, 2018 at 11:03 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    ---------- Forwarded message ---------

    From: Yahoo! Mail <08411864@edumail.vic.gov.au>

    Date: Thu, Sep 27, 2018 at 11:00 PM

    Subject: You Have Won $5,005,000.00

    To: Recipients <08411864@edumail.vic.gov.au>

    Yahoo!©

    We are delighted to inform you that you were drawn a winner of (USD

    $5,005,000.00)

    in our 2018 Yahoo (email) lottery. To file for claim please contact below

    our (claim officer)

    Sir. Warren Vandall

    (Claims Officer)

    Asian Regional Sector

    E-mail: warrenvandal@qq.com

    You are to establish contact with the Following details:

    Name

    Residential/Office Address

    Telephone

    Fax Number

    Age

    M/F

    Thanks & Regards

    Mrs. Georgina Rowland

    Yahoo Asia Pte. Ltd.

    YAHOO! ASIA©

    Yahoo Asia Pte. Ltd. (Co. Reg. No. 199700735D) VERIFIED BY YAHOO ASIA.

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  • October 29, 2018 at 3:43 AM by an anonymous user from Cluj-Napoca, Cluj, Romania

    "Yahoo! Mail <loredanamancinelli@alice.it>

    oct 26 la 5:03 PM

    Yahoo!©

    We are delighted to inform you that you

    were drawn a winner of (USD $5,005,000.00)

    in our 2018 Yahoo (email) lottery. To

    file for claim please contact below our (claim officer)

    Sir. Vandall Warren

    (Claims Officer

    Asian Regional Sector

    E-mail: warrenvandall@yandex.com

    You are to establish contact with the

    Following details:

    Name

    Residential/Office Address

    Telephone

    Fax Number

    Age

    M/F

    Thanks & Regards

    Mrs. Georgina Rowland

    Yahoo Asia Pte. Ltd.

    YAHOO! ASIA©

    Yahoo Asia Pte. Ltd. (Co. Reg. No.

    199700735D) VERIFIED BY YAHOO ASIA."

    I got this scam as well!

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  • October 25, 2018 at 11:59 AM by an anonymous user from Tehran, Tehran, Iran

    Hello, last night, I received a message from Yahoo Asia that apparently got $ 5,000,000 and asked me for details. It seemed to be from Yahoo, I said, maybe that's real ...

    Tonight, I came up with a long email with an anonymous email, and I did not notice it, but as if I had asked for money and threatened that the video was going to be for the Context ... !!

    I do not know what the video is, and what it says, and whether it's always up to date!

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    • October 25, 2018 at 1:11 PM by info

      It is a scam, just delete it.

      remove

  • October 21, 2018 at 2:22 PM by an anonymous user from Jakarta, Indonesia

    upps!

    I'm get email like this, and i'm follow to instruction and what is hapened after this?

    remove

  • October 21, 2018 at 12:32 AM by an anonymous user from Groningen, Netherlands

    I received the money today, a beautifull woman came to my door with a suitcase full of cash. we had a great time also..

    wake up... there is no free money to get, not in real life, not on the internet.

    never reply to these crap

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  • October 16, 2018 at 9:34 PM by an anonymous user from Davao City, Davao, Philippines

    what will I do if I already send some of my details in this email?

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    • October 17, 2018 at 7:14 AM by info

      They will contact and attempt to trick you into sending money or more information, so just ignore them.

      remove

  • October 16, 2018 at 12:36 AM by an anonymous user from Cebu City, Central Visayas, Philippines

    I RECEIVED THIS ALSO! Is this true?

    "Yahoo!©

    We are delighted to inform you that you were drawn a winner of (USD $5,005,000.00)

    in our 2018 Yahoo (email) lottery. To file for claim please contact below our (claim officer)

    Sir. Vandall Warren

    (Claims Officer

    Asian Regional Sector

    E-mail: warrenvandall@yandex.com

    You are to establish contact with the Following details:

    Name

    Residential/Office Address

    Telephone

    Fax Number

    Age

    M/F

    Thanks & Regards

    Mrs. Georgina Rowland

    Yahoo Asia Pte. Ltd.

    YAHOO! ASIA©

    Yahoo Asia Pte. Ltd. (Co. Reg. No. 199700735D) VERIFIED BY YAHOO ASIA."

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    • October 16, 2018 at 6:14 AM by info

      No, it is not true, it is a scam.

      remove

  • October 7, 2018 at 12:35 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "YAHOO! ASIA PTE. LTD.

    THE DESK OF THE CLAIMS DIRECTOR,

    INTERNATIONAL PROMOTIONS & CLAIMS AWARD DEPARTMENT,

    REF: YAHOO6/315116127/27

    BATCH: 15/623/8091/AA. Co. Reg No. 199700735D

    Registered Lottery No 22094

    Dear Esteemed Winner,

    RE:PRIZE CLAIMS PROCEDURES FOR BATCH: 15/623/8091/AA

    Congratulations!,Your claims file with Ref:YAHOO6/315116127/27 has been submitted to my office and opened for the processing & remittance of your winnings to you, this is to further confirm that your e-mail address has won USD $1,443,651.00 in the recent Yahoo! Financial Reward Lottery Promotional Program,We will like to use this medium to officially congratulate you for emerging a lucky winner in this year's (2018) Yahoo! email lottery promotional program where your e-mail address attached to Ticket number 883734657492-5319 with Winning No.48294302080 & Serial number 7263-267, batch number 8254297137 which drew lucky numbers 14-22-28-37-40-44 which has consequently won you the sum of One Million,Four Hundred & Fourty-Three Thousand,Six Hundred & Fifty-One United States Dollars($1,443,651.00 USD) in the 1st & 13th category respectively & You have been awarded & approved a one time pay-out of $1,443,651.00 either by a certified bank cheque or direct wire transfer payment through our approved payment solution centers.

    ABOUT THE LOTTERY PROGRAM

    The Yahoo! 2018 Promotional draws was organized by a joint effort of Yahoo! Malaysia, Japan, Singapore, China and other Asian countries in view of the Financial benefits YAHOO have received from its numerous customers either through adverts, hosting and personal/Business email hosting services . It is also important that I inform you that there was no sales of tickets as the draws was conducted strictly by assigning various Individual email addresses to different ticket numbers for representation and privacy, this is a free-stakes and as such no winner or participant was required to buy a ticket, e-mails were selected randomly and entered automatically.

    ...

    In line with this information, you are hereby advised to contact City-Connect Logistics & Courier Services to discuss delivery arrangements for the immediate delivery of your certified bank cheque and winning documents valued at $1,443,651.00 safely to you in your country for cashing,please note that your certified bank cheque issued by Clydesdale Bank Plc can be cashed across the payment counters of any bank in your country of residence.Please find contact details of City-Connect Logistics below:

    CITY-CONNECT LOGISTICS & COURIER SERVICES SDN. BHD.

    NO.28 Wisma Genting, Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur,

    Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia

    Postcode: 50250

    CONTACT PERSON: MR.LUKE W. ALBRECHT

    Tel: ( 60)146140863 ( 60) 111 684 1739

    Whatsapp: ( 60) 116 087 3291

    Email: cclservice@qualityservice.com

    UNITED KINGDOM OFFICE

    Paternoster House, 65 St. Pauls Churchyard,

    London EC4M 8AB,United Kingdom."

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  • September 23, 2018 at 5:00 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    -------- Original message --------

    From: "Ringane, Fortune F" <Fortune.Ringane@standardbank.co.za>

    Date: 9/7/18 23:13 (GMT 01:00)

    Subject: Re:You have Won USD5,000,000.00

    Yahoo!©

    We are delighted to inform you that you were drawn a winner of ( USD $5,005,000.00 )

    in our 2018 Yahoo (email) lottery. To file for claim please contact below our (claim officer)

    Sir. Warren Vandall

    (Claims Officer

    Asian Regional Sector

    E-mail: warrenvandall@qq.com

    You are to establish contact with the Following details

    Name

    Residential/Office Address

    Telephone

    Fax Number

    Age

    M/F

    Thanks & Regards

    Mrs. Georgina Rowland

    Yahoo Asia Pte. Ltd.

    YAHOO! ASIA©

    Yahoo Asia Pte. Ltd. (Co. Reg. No. 199700735D) VERIFIED BY YAHOO ASIA.

    remove

    • September 27, 2018 at 3:43 PM by an anonymous user from Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil

      I receive this one

      remove

  • September 6, 2018 at 1:56 AM by an anonymous user from Lagos, Nigeria

    Thanks for the info

    remove

  • September 4, 2018 at 1:35 PM by an anonymous user from Rome, Latium, Italy

    I have receive that today:

    "Yahoo! Mail <gavisco66@alice.it>

    Sep 4 at 7:52 PM

    Yahoo!©

    We are delighted to inform you that you were drawn a winner of ( USD $5,005,000.00 )

    in our 2018 Yahoo (email) lottery. To file for claim please contact below our (claim officer)

    Sir. Warren Vandall

    (Claims Officer

    Asian Regional Sector

    E-mail: warrenvandall@qq.com

    You are to establish contact with the Following details

    Name

    Residential/Office Address

    Telephone

    Fax Number

    Age

    M/F

    Thanks & Regards

    Mrs. Georgina Rowland

    Yahoo

    Yahoo Asia Pte. Ltd. (Co. Reg. No. 199700735D) VERIFIED BY YAHOO ASIA."

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  • August 7, 2018 at 12:17 PM by an anonymous user from Toronto, Ontario, Canada

    Arrest the people!

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  • June 4, 2018 at 12:40 PM by an anonymous user from Hudson, Florida, United States

    YAHOO Asia (S C A M M E R )

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  • June 4, 2018 at 12:38 PM by an anonymous user from Hudson, Florida, United States

    I have received two (2) emails from Mrs. Elizabeth Cordier stating I have won $550,000.00 in the YAHOO Lottery.

    Requesting name, address, date of birth, gender, etc. Her email address: mrselizabethcordier@yahoo.com. If anyone is receives any email reference this, please be aware this is a SCAMMER.

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  • April 28, 2018 at 1:37 AM by an anonymous user from Multan, Punjab, Pakistan

    Received this scam:

    "Dear Esteemed Winner,

    RE:PRIZE CLAIMS PROCEDURES FOR BATCH: 15/623/8091/AA

    Congratulations!,Your claims file with has been submitted to my office and opened for the processing & remittance of your winnings to you, this is to further confirm that your e-mail address has won USD $1,443,651.00 in the recent Yahoo! Financial Reward Lottery Promotional Program.

    We will like to use this medium to officially congratulate you for emerging a lucky winner in this year's (2018) Yahoo! email lottery promotional program where your e-mail address attached to Ticket number 883734657492-5319 with Winning No.48294302080 & Serial number 7263-267, batch number 8254297137 which drew lucky numbers 14-22-28-37-40-44 which has consequently won you the sum of One Million,Four Hundred & Fourty-Three Thousand,Six Hundred & Fifty-One United States Dollars($1,443,651.00 USD) in the 1st & 13th category respectively & You have been awarded & approved a one time pay-out of $1,443,651.00 either by a certified bank cheque or direct wire transfer payment through our approved payment solution centers."

    remove

  • April 14, 2018 at 9:30 PM by an anonymous user from Kaneohe, Hawaii, United States

    Just received the msg below today (these crooks should be arrested!):

    "On Friday, April 13, 2018 12:32 PM

    Yahoo! Asia <francesco.giroldi@alice.it>

    Yahoo!©

    We are delighted to inform you that your e-mail have won (USD $1,443,651.00) in our 2018 Yahoo (email) draws.

    please contact below:

    Mr.Michaels Aaron

    Executive Promoter

    Yahoo Asia Pte. Ltd.

    E-mail: aarons.michael@yandex.com

    You are to establish contact with the Following details:

    Kindly Confirm Your :

    Name:

    Residential/Office Address:.

    Telephone:

    Age

    Gender:

    Note: Your file will expire after 14 days if there is no response.

    Thanks & Regards

    Mrs. Georgina Rowland

    Executive Secretary (AfDB)

    Yahoo Asia Pte. Ltd."

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    • April 28, 2018 at 6:33 AM by an anonymous user from Tehran, Tehran, Iran

      Hi, I have this msg and I want to say thank you information us

      remove

  • April 13, 2018 at 2:52 AM by an anonymous user from Tehran, Iran

    I recieved this email too:

    "We are delighted to inform you that you were drawn a winner of ( USD $5,000,000.00 )

    in our 2018 Yahoo (email) lottery. To file for claim please contact below our (claim officer)

    Mr. Charles Morgan

    (Claims Officer

    Asian Regional Sector

    E-mail: mrcharlesmorgan22@foxmail.com

    You are to establish contact with the Following details

    Name

    Residential/Office Address

    Telephone

    Fax Number

    Age

    M/F

    Thanks & Regards

    Mrs. Georgina Rowland

    Yahoo Asia Pte. Ltd.

    YAHOO! ASIA©

    Yahoo Asia Pte. Ltd. (Co. Reg. No. 199700735D) VERIFIED BY YAHOO ASIA."

    remove

  • April 2, 2018 at 1:19 AM by an anonymous user from Rw 07, Jakarta, Indonesia

    just received that mail.

    thanks a lot for alerting us

    remove

  • February 22, 2018 at 2:40 PM by an anonymous user from Alloa, Scotland, United Kingdom

    How on earth in this day and age can they hope to get away with it?

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  • February 11, 2018 at 11:20 AM by an anonymous user from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

    not even a well put together scam, and is about at least a year old,just amateurish.

    remove

  • February 11, 2018 at 4:00 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: Yahoo! Asia <giovannicaia@alice.it>

    Yahoo!©

    We are delighted to inform you that your e-mail have won (USD $1,443,651.00) in our 2018 Yahoo (email) draws.

    please contact below:

    Mr.Michaels Aaron

    Executive Promoter

    Yahoo Asia Pte. Ltd.

    E-mail: aarons.michael@yandex.com

    You are to establish contact with the Following details:

    Kindly Confirm Your :

    Name:

    Residential/Office

    Address:

    Telephone:

    Age:

    Gender:

    Note: Your file will expire after 14 days if there is no response.

    Thanks & Regards

    Mrs. Georgina Rowland

    Executive Secretary (AfDB)

    Yahoo Asia Pte. Ltd."

    remove

  • February 3, 2018 at 9:31 AM by an anonymous user from New Grant, Princes Town, Trinidad and Tobago

    I received this exact email, so this is a fraud, please confirm.

    Thanks.

    remove

  • January 20, 2018 at 1:44 PM by an anonymous user from Richardson, Texas, United States

    Here is another:

    "Yahoo! Asia <xzxossdaniel@alice.it>

    Today at 1:24 PM

    Yahoo!©

    We are delighted to inform you that your e-mail have won (USD $1,443,651.00) in our 2018 Yahoo (email) draws.

    please contact below:

    Mr.Michaels Aaron

    Executive Promoter

    Yahoo Asia Pte. Ltd.

    E-mail: aarons.michael@yandex.com

    You are to establish contact with the Following details:

    Kindly Confirm Your :

    Name:

    Residential/Office Address:

    Telephone: Age: Gender:

    Note: Your file will expire after 14 days if there is no response.

    Thanks & Regards

    Mrs. Georgina Rowland

    Executive Secretary (AfDB)

    Yahoo Asia Pte. Ltd."

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