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the "2018 Yahoo Email" Lottery Scams

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the "2018 Yahoo Email" Lottery Scams

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There is no "2018 Yahoo" lottery. Therefore, online users who have received the fraudulent e-mail below or others like it, which claims that they are winners in the 2018 Yahoo Email lottery draws are asked not to follow the instructions in it. This is because the email is a lottery scam. The fake email message is being sent by cyber-criminals or lottery 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" Lottery Scam

Subject: Your $1,443,651.00

From: suore.sannazzaro@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:

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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  • October 19, 2018 at 10:54 AM by info

    They are using this email address: sir.jeremy_wang@foxmail.com

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  • September 27, 2018 at 10:26 AM by an anonymous user from Irving, Texas, United States

    Received 9/25/2018 - from sender: Yahoo! Asia <e.cappello@alice.it>

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  • September 11, 2018 at 9:37 PM by info

    They are using this email address: Sir.jeremywangdept@foxmail.com

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  • August 16, 2018 at 6:17 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

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

    From: Yahoo eMail <vittoriotebano@alice.it>

    Date: Thu, Aug 16, 2018 at 12:41 PM

    Subject: Re!

    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. Jeremy Wang

    (Claims Officer

    Asian Regional Sector

    E-mail: sir.jeremywangdesk@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.

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  • July 16, 2018 at 8:24 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

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

    From: *Yahoo eMail* <nickoyan@alice.it>

    Date: Monday, July 16, 2018

    Subject: Re

    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

    E-mail: sir.jeremywang@foxmail.com

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  • June 24, 2018 at 1:49 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    -- -- -- -- --

    This is to inform you that you have won prize money of FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND US DOLLARS ($500,000.00) for the YEAR 2018 Lottery promotion which is organized by YAHOO LOTTERY INC for the introduction of the new YAHOO BETA MAIL which all YAHOO users are required to switch onto.

    Provide below details to claims agent:

    Full Name

    Age

    Marital Status

    Male/Female

    Mailing/Contact Address

    Occupation

    Country

    Provide your email address

    Provide another email of yours

    Phone Number

    BELOW ARE YOUR IDENTIFICATION NUMBERS:

    BATCH NUMBER: YBMEBS390AF

    REFERENCE NUMBER: YBMEBS110AF

    WINNING NUMBER: YBMEBS798AF

    Contact your claims agent now by email and ask him what you have to do next to receive your winning amount($500,000.00)and provide your above contact information to him to process your winning claims through our paying bank.

    Claims Agent Name: Adrian Raymond

    Claims agent Email: raymondadrian@agentyahooclaims.com

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  • June 13, 2018 at 4:25 AM by an anonymous user from Quezon City, National Capital Region, Philippines

    Received this scam:

    "YMAIL BETA!!! <juneawards@betaymailebspromo.com>

    13 Jun at 4:22 PM

    This is to inform you that you have won prize money of FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND US DOLLARS ($500,000.00) for the YEAR 2018 Lottery promotion which is organized by YAHOO LOTTERY INC for the introduction of the new YAHOO BETA MAIL which all YAHOO users are required to switch onto.

    Provide below details to claims agent:

    Full Name

    Age

    Marital Status

    Male/Female

    Mailing/Contact Address

    Occupation

    Country

    Provide your email address

    Provide another email of yours

    Phone Number

    BELOW ARE YOUR IDENTIFICATION NUMBERS:

    BATCH NUMBER: YBMEBS390AF

    REFERENCE NUMBER: YBMEBS110AF

    WINNING NUMBER: YBMEBS798AF

    Contact your claims agent now by email and ask him what you have to do next to receive your winning amount($500,000.00)and provide your above contact information to him to process your winning claims through our paying bank.

    Claims Agent Name: Adrian Raymond

    Claims agent Email: raymondadrian@agentyahooclaims.com

    OPEN ATTACHMENT FOR DETAILS TO CLAIM.

    for the month of JUNE 2018,today is your lucky day..

    .docx

    17.3kB"

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  • April 23, 2018 at 11:06 AM by an anonymous user from Yerevan, Armenia

    Dear Friends,

    I received that kind of e-mail today.

    I should say those scammers are so deeply stupid that the e-mail address

    of so-called "Mr.Michaels Aaron - Executive Promoter - Yahoo Asia Pte. Ltd.

    is @ YANDEX.COM!

    :-D

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  • March 29, 2018 at 1:26 PM by an anonymous user from Mount Laurel, New Jersey, United States

    I got this today. I knew it was a scam to me. There are a lot of scammers out there. This looked like one right away

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  • February 28, 2018 at 4:18 AM by an anonymous user from Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    It's true or false?

    -- -- -- -- --

    "Yahoo Lottery Inc Payment Form

    The below payment form must be returned back this Email: adrianraymond@agentyahooclaims.com

    PERSONAL INFORMATION

    FULL NAME

    AGE

    SEX

    CONTACT ADDRESS

    MARITAL STATUS

    NATIONALITY

    CURRENT LOCATION

    OCCUPATION

    TELEPHONE

    EMAIL

    ALTERNATE EMAIL

    PAYMENT INFORMATION

    WE CAN ONLY PAY YOU BY ONLY THREE METHODS,DIPLOMATIC MEANS,CHEQUE DELIVERY TO YOUR ADDRESS,AND BANK TRANSFER.WRITE YES IN THE SPACE IF YOU CHOOSE DIPLOMATIC MEANS,CHEQUE DELIVERY TO YOUR ADDRESS, OR BANK TRANSFER.

    IMPORTANT ADVICE: MAKE SURE YOU FILL THIS PAYMENT FORM CORRECTLY AND IF YOU CHOOSE BANK TRANSFER MEDIUM,YOU MUST PROVIDE US WITH YOUR BANK ACCOUNT NUMBER , BANK ADDRESS AND BANK NAME FOR EASY TRANSFER.

    NOTE:YOU ARE REQUIRED TO KEEP YOUR WINNING NOTIFICATION CONFIDENTIAL UNTIL YOU HAVE RECEIVED YOUR WINNING FUNDS TO AVOID DOUBLE CLAIMING OR ANY CLAIMS ISSUE WHICH CAN RESULT TO DISQUALIFICATION.

    CHEQUE DELIVERY TO YOUR ADDRESS

    DIPLOMATIC MEANS

    BANK TRANSFER

    BANK ACCOUNT NO

    BANK ADDRESS/INFORMATION

    WINNER NUMBER

    AMOUNT WON

    REFERENCE NUMBER

    BATCH NUMBER

    YOU HAVE TO ATTACH ANY OF THE BELOW FOR PROPER IDENTIFICATION.

    INTERNATIONAL PASSPORT , DRIVERS LICENSE ,OFFICIAL ID ,NATIONAL ID, OR ANY OTHER ID WHICH IS NOT LISTED HERE FOR IDENTIFICATION.

    Regards,

    Mr. Raymond Adrian

    Telephone: 233559581629

    My Yahoo!

    READ THIS IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY:

    IF OUR PAYING BANK DID NOT CONTACT YOU THROUGH YOUR EMAIL WITHIN 3 DAYS AFTER YOU HAVE SUBMITTED YOUR PAYMENT APPROVAL FORM,SEND ME AN EMAIL TO INFORM ME IMMEDIATELY.EXPECT AN EMAIL FROM OUR PAYING BANK WITHIN 1-2 DAYS AFTER YOU HAVE SUBMITTED YOUR FORM.

    OUR PAYING BANK WILL ONLY CONTACT YOU IF YOUR PAYMENT FORM IS APPROVED BY THEM BUT,IF IS NOT APPROVED WE SHALL INFORM YOU.

    ANY INFORMATION THAT IS PROVIDED BY WINNER MUST BE CORRECT AS PROVISION OF WRONG INFORMATION BY WINNER MAY LEAD TO DISQUALIFICATION OF A WINNER AND YOU ALSO HAVE TO KEEP YOUR WINNING NOTIFICATION CONFIDENTIAL,YOU DON'T HAVE TO TELL ANY ONE ABOUT YOUR WINNING FUNDS($500,000.00)UNTIL YOU HAVE RECEIVED YOUR PRIZE FUNDS($500,000.00) BY YOUR CHOSEN MEDIUM AS TO AVOID DOUBLE CLAIMING OR ANY CLAIMS PROBLEM WHICH CAN RESULT TO DISQUALIFICATION/CANCELLATION OF YOUR PRIZE FUNDS $500,000.00,YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED!

    Yahoo! News - Lottery."

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    • February 28, 2018 at 11:18 AM by info

      No, it is a scam. Ignore or delete the email.

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