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"The Yahoo! 2017/2018 New Year Lottery Draws" Scams

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"The Yahoo! 2017/2018 New Year Lottery Draws" Scams

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There is no "Yahoo! 2017/2018 New Year Lottery Draws". Therefore, online users who have received the fraudulent e-mail below or others like it, which claims that they are winners in "The Yahoo! 2017/2018 New Year 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.

A "The Yahoo! 2017/2018 New Year Lottery Draws" Scam

From: benjaminduncan@eclipso.be

Date: November 26, 2018 at 2:43:59 PM CST

Subject: Payment Procedures For Batch: 15/623/8091/AA

Reply-To: benjaminduncan@eclipso.be

THE DESK OF THE CLAIMS DIRECTOR,

INTERNATIONAL PROMOTIONS & ClAIMS AWARD DEPARTMENT,

REF: YAHOO6/315116127/27

BATCH: 15/623/8091/AA.

Registered Lottery No 220949

Date: 26/19/2018

Dear Esteemed Winner,

Payment Procedures For Batch: 15/623/8091/AA

Thank you for contacting me regarding your claims, a claims file with Ref:YAHOO6/315116127/27 has been opened to process the remittance of your winnings to you, this is to inform and further confirm that your e-mail address has won USD$5,005,000.00 in the recent Yahoo! Lottery Promotions, I am Mr Benjamin Duncan, Claims & Remittance Director for the Yahoo! Asian Regional office, i have been instructed to give you guidelines on how to successfully claim your winnings.

Firstly i will like to use this medium to officially congratulate you for emerging a lucky winner in the current Yahoo! email lottery promotions and also wish you a happy new year. This is to also confirm that you have been awarded and approved a pay-out of $5,005,000.00. A valid cashiers cheque of $5,005,000.00 has been issued to your name and forwarded to our assigned courier/shipping company (Deadline Logistics and Courier Services) for immediate delivery to you at your home or office address in your Country.

ABOUT THE LOTTERY PROGRAM

The Yahoo! 2017/2018 New Year lottery 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 emails in the 2016 financial year. 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.

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 consequently won you the sum of Five Million and Five Thousand United States Dollars ($5,005,000.00) in the 1st category.

Please note that you have two options of receiving your winnings. The first option involves your prize being transferred to your bank account by the lottery paying bank, while for the second option your cheque will be delivered to your address of residence while you proceed to your bank to cash it.For both options outlined above, we have delegated our affiliate courier company (Deadline Logistics & Courier Services) with the responsibility of ensuring that you get your winning prize ($5,005,000.00).

We have therefore issued you a valid cashier's cheque through our Finance Department along with a supporting deposit certificate valued at $5,005,000.00. We have also registered and forwarded your winning documents including the original copy of your winning certificate and bank certificate of deposit to Deadline Courier Services for immediate delivery to you at your home or office address in your country, you are simply required to call or email Deadline Courier Services to discuss delivery arrangements with them, you can contact them by email: support@deadlinelogistics.com or simply call them through (+44) 870 945 1470

In line with this information, you are hereby advised to contact Deadline Courier Services for the immediate delivery of your cheque and winning documents valued at $5,005,000.00 safely to you in your country for cashing. Please find contact details of Deadline Courier Services below:

DEADLINE LOGISTICS & COURIER SERVICES

CONTACT PERSON: SIR, PATRICK GRENVILLE

Registered Address: 55 Butts Road Coventry CV1 3BH England,

United Kingdom.

Licensed Shipper # S2416175

Telephone: (+44) 870 945 1470

Fax: (+44)845 874 1784

EMAIL: support@deadlinelogistics.com

Please Note that Contact should be established with Deadline Courier Services within forty-eight hours(48HRS) of receiving this Email so that Details of the Delivery of your Cheque can be communicated to you. In establishing contact, the number: DCS-0058-MYKL should also be included in your email among the following listed information:

*Full Names,

*Contact Address,

*Telephone and Fax Number,

*Confidential Shipment Order Number (DCS-0058-MYKL)

*Ticket Number,

*Amount Won.

Please endeavor to contact them as soon as possible by sending them an e-mail Message or calling them to make delivery arrangements so that they can commence Delivery of your Cheque to you in your designated address for cashing. Furthermore, the number: DCS-0058-MYKL is a very Important Confidential Shipment Order Number which is to be included in your email to the courier company and carefully noted for future references. Also, I must inform you that to avoid unwarranted abuse and wrongful claims, you are to keep your winnings strictly confidential until you have successfully claimed your cheque, please do not disclose your winning / ticketing information to anyone until completion of claims to avoid double claims entry which may result to a disqualification of winnings.

YOURS SINCERELY

MR. BENJAMIN DUNCAN

REMMITANCE DIRECTOR

YAHOO! FINANCE PROMOTIONS

ASIA REGIONAL OFFICE

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"The Yahoo! 2017/2018 New Year Lottery Draws" Scams