"Yahoo! Outlook Window Live Award Promotion" Lottery Scam

There is no "Yahoo! Outlook Window Live Award Promotion." Therefore, if you have received the fraudulent email below or others like it, which claims that you are a winner in the "Yahoo! Outlook Window Live Award Promotion," please do not follow the instructions in it. This is because the email is a lottery scam. There is no Yahoo/Windows Live Internet Award lottery and the fake email message was sent by cyber-criminals/scammers, and not by Yahoo! or Microsoft. Yahoo or Microsoft 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 stealing their personal information and/or sending money.

Yahoo! Outlook Window Live Award Promotion Lottery Scam

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 "Yahoo! Outlook Window Live Award Promotion" Lottery Scam


Promotions/ Prize Award Department South Africa.

This is to inform you that you have won prize money of Eight Hundred and Twenty Thousand United State Dollars, ($820, 000.00) on our ongoing End Of Year 2017 prize promotion, which was organized by YAHOO & OUTLOOK WINDOWS LIVE AND MICROSOFT AWARDS.

Yahoo/Msn collects all email addresses of the people that are active online, among the millions that subscribed to Yahoo and Hotmail 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.


Winners shall be paid in accordance with his/her Settlement Centre. YAHOO & OUTLOOK WINDOWS LIVE PRIZE AWARD must be claimed no later than 30 days from date of Draw Notification. Any Prize not claimed within this period will be forfeited.

Stated below are your identification numbers:



WINNING NUMBER: 14, 21,30,34,47,71

PIN: 1206

These numbers fall within the Africa Location file, you are requested to contact our fiduciary agent in South Africa and send your winning identification numbers to him:

Agent Name: Mr. Christopher Ward

Address: 1st Floor Medical Mews,Sandton City,South Africa.


E-mail: Christopherward361@outlook.com

E-mail: christopherward1210@yahoo.co.za

Phone: +27 836 646 561

You are advised to send the following information’s to your agent to facilitate the release of your winning fund to you.

1. Full Names...

2. Country......

3. Contact Address....

4. Telephone Number..

5. Fax Number....

6. Marital Status.

7. Occupation.

8. Date of birth

9. Sex....

Mrs. Linda Naidoo

Lottery coordinator

Yahoo! & Outlook Board


Do not tell people about your Prize Award until your money is successfully handed over to you to avoid disqualification that may arise from double claim.

You may also receive similar e-mails from people portraying to be other Organizations or Yahoo Inc. This is solely to collect your personal information from you and lay claim over your winning. In event that you receive any e-mail like the notification letter that was sent to you, kindly delete it from your mail box and give no further correspondence to such person or body.

Yahoo shall not be held responsible for any loss of fund arising from the above mentioned.

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  • May 24, 2019 at 9:23 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    - Forwarded message -

    From: YAHOO MSN WINDOW LIVE AWARD <lindanaidoo9022@outlook.com>

    Date: Thu, May 23, 2019 at 8:31 PM

    Subject: Result

    Attachment: CoCa-Cola FIFA REWARD.pdf

    We are pleased to inform you of the result of the just concluded final draws held in Moscow, Russia by Coca Company in conjunction with FIFA. Your email was among the three Lucky winners who won $3,000,000.00 (Three Million United State Dollar) each on the COCA COLA COMPANY PROMOTION AWARD However the results have been released and your email attached to ticket number (SA: 11322) were among the lucky winners.

    The online draws was conducted by a random selection of ema addresses from an exclusive list of 25,729,031 E

    advanced automated random computer search from the internet. However, no tickets were sold but all email addresses were assigned to different ticket numbers for representation and privacy. This Lottery is approved by the International Gambling Board and also Licensed by the International Association of Gambling Regulators (IAGR).This is the 3rd of its kind and we intend to sensitize the public This is in appreciation to our customers™ worldwide for their support in the 2014 FIFA WORLD CUP IN Brazil and to

    seek your support in the 2022 FIFA world cup in WORLD CUP IN BRASIL.


    Winners shall be paid in accordance with his/her Settlement Centre. Coca Cola Prize Award must be claimed no later than 14 days from the date of Draw Notification. Any Prize not claimed within this period will be forfeited.

    You are requested to contact our fiduciary agent and send your winning details to him;


    E-mail: connie_robert2@aol.com & Call:

    You are advised to send the following information to your agent to facilitate the


    (1) NAME….

    (2) AGE….

    (3) S*X….

    (4) ADDRESS….

    (5) EMAIL...

    (6) PHONE...

    (7) OCCUPATION...

    (8) COUNTRY...



    (11)AMOUNT WON: …

    Congratulations Once again!

    Yours in service

    Mrs. Linda N James

  • October 19, 2018 at 3:08 PM by an anonymous user from: Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany

    I was about to get tricked by this msg. Thanks for alerting me.

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"Yahoo! Outlook Window Live Award Promotion" Lottery Scam