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Beware of "Yahoo and Outlook Windows Live And Microsoft Awards" Lottery Scams

2018-04-03T21:00:42 -  +
Beware of "Yahoo and Outlook Windows Live And Microsoft Awards" Lottery Scams

If you have received the fraudulent email below or others like it, which claims that you are a winner in the "Yahoo & Outlook Windows Live And Microsoft Awards," 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.

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 Windows Live And Microsoft Awards" Lottery Scam

YAHOO! & OUTLOOK WINDOW LIVE AWARD PROMOTION CENTER

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 New Year 2018 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.

PAYMENT OF PRIZE AND CLAIM

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:

BATCH NUMBER: MFI/06/APA-43658

REFERENCE NUMBER:3004434522

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.

PLEASE CONTACT HIM THROUGH THIS EMAIL, ADDRESSES:

E-mail: Christopherward362@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

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  • Posted: Aug 26, 2018 at 10:47 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: "Yahoo!! Beta"
    Sent: Sun, Aug 26, 2018 at 8:07 AM
    Subject: You won $500,000.00 Yahoo! Beta Mail congratulates you *

    Yahoo! News

    Yahoo Beta 2018
    YAHOO & MICROSOFT WINDOWS, arranged and gathered all the email addresses of the people that are active online, among the millions that subscribed to Yahoo Mail, Hot Mail, and other Emails we only select FIVE ( 5 ) candidates annually as our winners through Electronic Balloting System ( E.B.S ) without the candidate applying, we congratulate you for being one of the people selected.

    Any information that is provided by winners must be correct as provision of wrong information by winners may lead to disqualification of a winner and you also have to keep your winning numbers/notification confidential,you don't have to tell any one about your winning until you have received your prize funds( $500,000.00 ) as to avoid double claiming which can result to disqualification,
    be warned.

    These are your identification numbers
    Batch...YBM-EBS-390AF
    Ref......YBM-EBS-110AF
    Winning..................YBM-EBS-798AF

    Contact Mr Adrian Walton through email to receive your winning
    E-Mail: adrian@ebsclaimsyahoo.com

    You are therefore advised to send the following information to him to facilitate process of your prize funds.

    Personal Information
    1Full Name.
    2Country..
    3Contact Address..
    4Telephone Number.
    5Marital Status.
    6Occupation..
    7Age...
    8Sex.
    9Provide another email of yours...

    Congratulations once again."

    delete


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