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The MSN/Yahoo Lottery Incorporation PO Box 1010,Liverpool L70 1NL,United Kingdom. / Winner of 750000 GBP

1 London, England, Greater London, United Kingdom Review updated:

I have recd a mail from The Msn/Yahoo Lottery Incorporation
PO Box 1010, Liverpool L70 1NL, United Kingdom stating that i have 750000 GBP in Annual Lottery Prmotions. Mr Mr.Packer Estrada Events manager further directed that cheque of said amount has issued in your name and fwd to INTERNATIONAL CARGO COURIER SERVICE to deliver the same to my residence and also wrote that delivery charges will be borne by me.

I approached International cargo courier service coy to claim my cheque. Courier coy intimated to deposit delivery charges first to enable use to despatch the parcel to your location.

Now I wil be depositing Rs 25000.00 INR tommarrow to get my prize claimed.

I request you to kindly let me know if such types of lotteries are declared by the yahoo msn services.

please reply by today so that i think one agains to give my hard earned money as delivery charges.

with regards
ved prakash

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  • Ne
      30th of Jul, 2012
    0 Votes

    sir is it true

  • Ne
      30th of Jul, 2012
    0 Votes

    sir i gor a msg tooo...is it truw?

  • Ek
      7th of Jun, 2011
    0 Votes

    The Yahoo/MSN Lottery Incorporation Lottery Scam Email:
    MSN/YAHOO LOTTERY INC LIVE in conjunction with the MICROSOFT WINDOWS
    "Mrs.Shina Patery", "Mr.Cox Rooney"

    Did you receive an email from "Mrs.Shina Patery" at " MSN/YAHOO LOTTERY INC LIVE in conjunction with the MICROSOFT WINDOWS" telling you that "Your e-mail address attached to ticket number" or something similar, won the MSN/YAHOO LOTTERY INC LIVE in conjunction with the MICROSOFT WINDOWS lottery and to contact "Mr.Cox Rooney" to collect your winnings? Were you even aware that Yahoo and Microsoft / MSN were one company and they operated a lottery? Did you know that they give away money at random, to people who have email addresses, just to reward them for using their products or to "promote the internet".

    If this makes sense to you, then you are living proof of the centuries-old expression "a fool and his money are soon parted". It is merely a pathetic scam.

    Neither Yahoo nor Microsoft have never had any lottery (and we're pretty sure they never will). They certainly would not do ANYTHING together. Neither Microsoft nor Yahoo "collects email addresses" or selects winners "using a database of email addresses", or "from websites worldwide", or from "our computer ballot system". Each of those activities would be illegal in many countries, under existing privacy laws. Not to mention, it simply makes no sense for Yahoo to simply give away money. Real lotteries take in much more money than they give away, through ticket sales? Businesses are not lotteries - customers don't buy or use their products or services on the hope that the company will run a lottery for its customers. And it's just plain dumb to believe that!

    The scammers may change the names and details, but it is still a scam! Don't be an complete imbecile!

    Below is the example of the fake email scam (the email is the scam, not any persons or companies named in the email) claiming to be from the " MSN/YAHOO LOTTERY INC LIVE in conjunction with the MICROSOFT WINDOWS".

    Although the most important clue is that no legitimate lottery will ever email a winner, there are many other signs that this is a fraud. We have highlighted some of these in the email below, not the least of which are:

    "Incorporation" isn't even a word for pity's sake!

    They're writing to you from a Hong Kong address!

    Yahoo does not have or sponsor any lottery.

    Email address ballot: There is no such thing as a "computer ballot system" or "computer email draw". No one, not even Yahoo has a database of email addresses of the type or magnitude they suggest.

    "No tickets were sold": You care to explain where the money comes from? Perhaps the lottery money fairy? Why would a lottery give away money to "email address randomly selected by a computer ballot draw system"? This is CLEARLY nonsense: you MUST, repeat MUST buy a ticket to have a chance of winning any lottery!

    Terrible spelling, punctuation, syntax and grammar - Scammers apparently don't know how to use spell checkers. We assume they dropped out of school before that class. They use almost excessive and random CapItaLiZAtion. They often can't even spell "February" or know that "22th" ought to be "22nd". These scammers usually write at the 3rd grade level. Being non-native English speakers, they also often get first names and surnames (last names reversed), so you will frequently see names like "Mr. SMITH JAMES.", instead of "Mr. James Smith", along with the peculiar usage of periods (full stops) and spaces or the lack thereof. Real lotteries also proofread their emails and look and read more professional.

    Using free email account: The scammer is writing to you from a FREE email account (Yahoo, Hotmail, Excite, AIM, Gmail, etc.) - often not even a Yahoo free account. Don't you think Yahoo would write from their own corporate address?

    Keep Confidential - Real lotteries THRIVE on publicity - they don't want you to keep anything secret - the publicity causes people to buy more tickets. there is NO risk of "double claiming" because they can validate where the ticket numbers were sold. The scammer want you to keep quiet because they don't want the police or ConsumerFraudreporting to hear about them! It should read: "For our own security, you are advised to keep your winning information confidential until we have finished scamming you!"

    Email notification: NO REAL LOTTERY SENDS AN EMAIL TO NOTIFY WINNERS. Period. Full-stop. End of story. There mere fact ALONE that you received an email saying you won a lottery is proof that it is a scam.

    Here is a typical scam lottery winning notification.

    Master list of sample lottery scam emails

    How to recognize a lottery scam

    What to do if you think you have been the victim of a lottery scam

    How the lottery / sweepstakes scams work

    Actual scam email (One example - the scammers constantly change names, dates and addresses!):

    Date: Thu, 27 Mar 2008 14:06:33 +0530 (IST)

    From: "microsoftprizeclaimsmanager0@yahoo.com.hk" < rzmails@indiatimes.com >

    Subject: CONGRATULATION YOU HAVE WON THE SUM OF £750, 000.00(WINNING NUMBE

    The Msn/Yahoo Lottery Incorporation

    PO Box 1010, Liverpool

    L70 1NL, United Kingdom.

    ====================================

    Ref: XYL /26510460037/05

    Batch: 24/00319/IPD

    Dear Lucky Winner

    This is to inform you that you have won a prize money of £750, 000.00 (Seven Hundred and Fifty Thousand, Great Britain Pounds Sterling)for the Annual 2008 Lottery promotion which is organized by MSN/YAHOO LOTTERY INC LIVE in conjunction with the MICROSOFT WINDOWS.

    MSN/YAHOO WINDOWS, collects all the email addresses of the people that are active online, among the millions that subscribed to Yahoo, Hotmail and various Microsoft window users, we only select five people as our winners, through electronic balloting System without the winner applying.

    Msn/Yahoo Lottery Prize must be claimed not later than 13 days from the date of this Notification after the Draw date in which Prize has won.

    Any prize not claimed within this period will be forfeited.

    These are your identification numbers:

    Ref: XYL /26510460037/05

    Batch: 24/00319/IPD

    Winning number:YM/09788/60

    Our Event Manager will immediately commence the process to facilitate the release of your funds as soon as you contact him. For security reasons, you are advised to keep your winning information confidential till your claims is processed and your money remitted to you. This is part of our precautionary measure to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program, Please be warned.

    Attached here is the claim verification and funds release form. You are expected to fill and submit to the event manager.

    VERIFICATION AND FUNDS RELEASE FORM


    1.FULL NAMES:__________________________________

    2.ADDRESS:__________________________________________

    3.SEX:_______________

    4.AGE:________

    5.MARITAL STATUS:___________________

    6.OCCUPATION:___________________

    7.E-MAIL ADDRESS:_____________________________

    8.TELEPHONE NUMBER:_____________________ 9.AMOUNT WON:___________________________________

    10. STATE:__________________________________

    11. COUNTRY________________________________

    12. NEXT OF KIN:_____________________________ 13. ZIP CODE:_______________ 14:NATIONALITY:___________________________

    15:Your Reference and Batch number at the top of this mail:

    To file for your claim, please fill and submit your verification form to our events manager immediately via email.


    (CONTACT EVENTS MANAGER)

    Name:Mr.Cox Rooney

    E-mail: microsoftprizeclaimsmanager0@yahoo.com.hk

    Once again congratulations...

    Cordially,

    Mrs.Shina Patery

    Online Co-coordinator

    (Msn/Yahoo Lottery Games/Lottery Coordinator).


    The sender metalinfo of this email has accessed your resume on

    timesjobs.com. Please note that there is no charge for registering on

    Timesjobs.com. Products for which charges are payable are clearly indicated on

    the site. It is the sole responsibility of the candidate to verify the

    content of the mails sent by the employers/recruiters. Further, you are

    advised to make appropriate/thorough enquiries before acting upon any

    unsolicited mail that you may receive from any individual/firm/company,

    asking for advance payment for any service that they may claim to be

    offering. Timesjobs.com does not vouch/guarantee for any such offers made

    by the above said parties.

    The sender of this email is registered with timesjobs.com as lynx

    corporation(microsoftprizeclaimsmanager7@yahoo.com.hk, 141 hambrough road)

    using timesjobs.com services. The responsibility of checking the

    authenticity of offers/correspondence lies with you.

    If you consider the content of this email inappropriate or spam, you

    may report abuse by forwarding this email to: timesjobs@timesgroup.com

    Please note that timesjobs.com does NOT endorse any requests for money

    payments, or sharing of bank account details.


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    This Website/ E-mail are vulnerable to data corruption, interception,

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  • Sa
      26th of Jul, 2010
    0 Votes

    it is true. it is a scam...don't think of that...

  • Sa
      4th of Jul, 2010
    0 Votes

    I also got this type mail.And its all fraud mail.

  • Su
      3rd of Dec, 2009
    0 Votes

    I also got that mail...

    It's fully frad...

  • Mo
      25th of Nov, 2009
    0 Votes

    i also got this types of male

  • Ma
      14th of May, 2009
    0 Votes

    :):) for me also they have sent the same mail, same winning ID, ref id, ... how can all be same :)... i think its all fraud :)

  • Pr
      9th of May, 2009
    -1 Votes

    Dear Sir

    Its Real ...


    The Msn/Yahoo Lottery Incorporation
    PO Box 1010, Liverpool
    L70 1NL, United Kingdom.
    ====================================
    Ref: XYL /26510460037/05
    Batch: 24/00319/IPD

    Dear Guaranteed Winner

    We are Pleased to inform you that you have
    won a prize money of 350, 000.00 (Three hundred And Fifty
    Thousand, Great Britain Pound Sterlings)for the Annual 2009
    Lottery promotion which is organized by Msn/Yahoo Lottery in
    conjunction with the MICROSOFT WINDOWS.Msn/Yahoo windows, collects all the
    email addresses of the people that are active online, among the millions
    that subscribed to Yahoo, Hotmail and various Microsoft window users, we only
    select five people every Month as our winners, through electronic balloting
    System without the winner applying.

    These are your identification numbers:

    Ref: XYL /26510460037/05
    Batch: 24/00319/IPD
    Winning number:YM/09788

    To File for your claim, please contact our
    payment/release order
    officer below.
    ********************************************
    *******************
    Name:Mr.Cox Rooney
    E-mail: foreignservicesdepartment@live.co.uk
    Foreign Services Manager, Payment and
    Release order Department,
    ********************************************
    *******************

    You are advice to provide him with the
    following information:
    1.FULL NAMES:__Prashant V Alai___________
    2.ADDRESS: 4432 Chatu Smparady Akahada, Malegoan Stand Panchvati Nashik________________
    3.SEX:__Male__________________
    4.AGE:_ 27__________________
    5.MARITAL STATUS:__Single_______
    6.OCCUPATION:_Employ___________
    7.E-MAIL ADDRESS: Prashant_alai2007@yahoo.com
    8.TELEPHONE NUMBER: 9890829829, 976555281
    9.AMOUNT WON :_won a prize money of 350, 000.00 (Three hundred And Fifty
    Thousand, Great Britain Pound Sterlings)
    10.STATE: _Maharashtra_
    11.COUNTRY:_India_____________
    12.NEXT OF KIN: ____________
    13.ZIP CODE:_ 422003_____________
    14:NATIONALITY:_ Indian__________
    15).I__Declerd_______ hereby
    declare that the aboveinformation is true and binding on me. If
    at any time it is discovered that

    I have given false information, I will forfeit my rights to my winnings.

    Make Sure this Verification and Funds
    Release Form is sent to the payment/release order officer for quick
    verification and funds release purpose.Our winners are assured of
    the utmost standards of confidentiality, and press anonymity until
    the end of proceedings, and beyond where they so desire. Be further
    advised to maintain the strictestlevel of confidentiality until the end of
    proceedings to circumvent problems associated with fraudulent claims.

    This is part of our precautionary measure
    to avoid double claiming and
    unwarranted abuse of this program. Congratulations from me and members of
    staff of the THE MSN/YAHOOLOTTERY.

    Yours faithfully,
    Online coordinator
    (Sweepstakes International Program)

  • Aj
      6th of Mar, 2009
    +1 Votes

    What happened ...You got lottery money?

  • Si
      29th of Nov, 2008
    0 Votes

    verificatation my name is Siddharth bedi my cheaque transfer code is ****5609000hj**** A/C no is-10842818729 my delivery officer name is Mr brown welter please give me inquiry on my mail as soon as possiable

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