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Yahoo/MSN Lottery Incoporation / lottery fraud

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Yahoo/Msn Lottery
22 Garden Close, Stamford,Lincs,PE9 2YP,
United Kingdom.

Dear Winner,

We are pleased to inform you of the result of the
just concluded draws held on the{22nd Of October,
by Yahoo/MSN in conjunction with and
Ipod Worldwide Promotion.
Your email was among the 20 Lucky winners who won
£1,000,000.00{One Million Great Britain Pounds}
each in the Yahoo/MSN{Microsoft} 2007 Online Promo.
This draw is being organized to create and improve a
larger awareness record for internet users worldwide.

However the results were released on the {24th Of
October,2007} and your email was attached to
ticket number (7PWYZ2007) and ballot number
(BT:[protected]/20) The online draws was conducted
by a random selection of email addresses from an
exclusive list of 29,031,643 E-mail addresses
of individuals and corporate bodies picked by an
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.

The selection process was carried out through
random selection in our computerized email selection
machine (TOPAZ) .
This Lottery is approved by the British Gaming Board
and also licensed by the The International
Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR).This lottery
is the 3rd of its kind and we intend to sensitize
the public.

To begin the claim processing of your prize you are
to contact the Online Co-ordinator and provide him
with the following informations as stated below,
so we can proceed with the verification and clearance
process of your file.

1. Full Names :
2. Residential Address :
3. Phone Number :Mobile&Home
4. Fax Number :
5. Occupation :
6. Sex :
7. Age :
8. Nationality :.....................
9.Ballot No. :.......................
10.Ticket No.:......................

Dr Bryan Howard
Online Co-ordinator.
22 Garden Close, Stamford,
Lincs,PE9 2YP,London,
United Kingdom

*You are adviced to forward these informations as
soon as possible to
enable us attend to your file.

This email is registered and sent only to a certified
Yahoo/MSN{Microsoft} promo winner.

Due to possible mix up of some numbers and email
contacts, we ask that you keep this award strictly
public notice until your claim has been processed and
your money remitted. This is part of our security
protocol to avoid double claiming or unscrupulous
acts by some participants of this program.

Our special thanks and gratitude to Bill Gates and
associates.We wish you the best of luck.Accept our
congratulations once again.

Yours Faithfully,
Mrs Roseline S. Rader
Head Of Council
Verifications Dept.

Yahoo/Msn Lottery Incoporation

22 Garden Close, Stamford,
Lincs,PE9 2YP
United Kingdom.

This email confirms safe receipt of information and details required by the verifications department for the clearing of your file. We are pleased to inform you that the verification process on your payment file has been successfully concluded by our online verifications department, and your winning cheque of { £1,000,000.00 } One Million Great Britain Pounds cleared and ready for payment to you.Your clearance/Order number is:FL/[protected] .

However,you will be required to sign an affidavit, stating that you are in agreement with our conditions.The conditions states that your procurred funds will not be used for any unscrupulous activities or against the laws of the authourities {government} of your country/state of residence, as this organisation will not be responsible if there may be any case of a winner's indulgence in any act of misconduct or affiliation to secret member groups or any act of terrorism. The promo is only being organized to create and improve a larger awareness record for internet users worldwide and not meant to support any form of political or social vices .

The importance and essence of the affidavit is also to enable you defend your winning right.This means that if in any case your funds do not get to you at the stipulated time , the organisation is liable to be held responsible as also stated in the affidavit.Yahoo/MSN{Microsoft} Promo winners are not required to pay any amount of charges for the delivery of their prize .Do ensure that a copy of the Affidavit is to be forwarded to this desk/office when available to you for confirmation and official acknowledgment.

Delivery of your certified winning cheque will be made to you cost free by our affiliate courier company within 48hours as soon as the certificate of your affidavit is submitted.You are to keep your winning confidential until it is finally delivered to you for security reasons.You are to proceed to your local bank with the cheque to cash it once you receive it. A despatch officer of our affililiate courier firm is to be appionted to deliver your cheque to you and assist you in cashing the cheque in any bank in your Country/locality.

You are to contact the company's Attorney, who shall get the affidavit from our High Court Probate, below is the chambers contact information:

Barrister Colin L. Graham
Senior Legal Advicer.
33 Catherine Place,
London SW1E 6DY.
United Kingdom.
Please you are to contact the chambers to enquire from them, all it will take to draft the Affidavit in your name upon your winnings, and be advised to co-operate with your legal advicer to enable the needful done so that the Courier Company can commence on the delivery proccess immediately.Your details will be forwarded to them by us ,and you are to provide them with a copy of this email as well as your
clearance order number:FL/[protected].

Dr. Bryan Howard
Online Co-Ordinator
Yahoo/Microsoft Promotion Team

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  • Ru
      8th of Nov, 2007
    0 Votes

    I have just received this exact email! Do they really think I am that gullible! If I have "won" you obviously know me so just send the cheque without all the mess! Oh but I have not won have I? You just want to clone me and take out a large mortgage in my name with no intention of paying it back etc!!

  • Br
      22nd of Apr, 2008
    0 Votes

    I just got the same email! Could it look more obvious? Just because they put MSN and Yahoo on the bottom doesn't mean it's a real deal. This is ridiculous!

  • Ro
      7th of Oct, 2008
    0 Votes

    these scammers should be put in jail.
    what is being done to stop them.
    i received the same email . but remembered "if it sounds too good to be true" it is

  • Vi
      23rd of Oct, 2008
    0 Votes

    I got a much shorter version of this email, just telling me id won and asking for the info.
    I seasrched the email address that it came from and it came up with a the university of science and tech in china.
    I tries searching the return address = info-noticeborad @ yahoo.
    My pc immediately warned me they could be trying to trick me and when i clicked through it came up with a page all in chinese.
    Id say this is def a scam and stay clear

  • Sw
      12th of Feb, 2009
    0 Votes


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    From: "DR.MARK Henry" ▼ 8 Jan 09 04:59 PM Previous Mail | Next Mail


    Note: To help protect your privacy, images from this message have been blocked.View images | What is this?



    YOU WON £500, 000, 00!


    Yahoo/Msn Lottery Incoporation
    27 Grosvenor Square
    London W1A 1AE
    United Kingdom

    Dear Lucky winner: swaroop anand alhat,

    Accept our sincere apology, for the slight delay in responding to your mail, it was an outcome of the processing of your winning documents.
    We wish to congratulate you once again on this note, for being part of the 5 winners selected on this month.The Microsoft Windows Live felicitate with you and your family.This promotion was set-up to encourage the active users of the Internet Microsoft Windows.

    Hence we do believe with your winning prize, you will continue to be active and patronage to the Yahoo/Msn & Microsoft Windows.I wish to formally announce to you that you have successfully pass the requirements, statutory obligations, verifications, validations and satisfactory report Test conducted for all on line winners.

    A winning cheque has been issued in your name by the Yahoo/Msn Lottery Incoperation board and also a certificate of prize claims will be sent along side your winnings cheque.

    You are therefore expected to contact our affiliated delivery company
    (GLOBAL COURIER SERVICE COMPANY LIMTED)department in which your winnings cheque has been sent to for delivery to your residence.

    Do contact the Global Courier company with the below contact information for further instructions on how to send the consignment to your location and the amount to be charged for the delivery.

    Please you should also send a copy of your winning verification form containing your winning details down to the courier company for reference and verification purpose.

    DESPATCH OFFICER: MR Williams Scott
    Telephone Number:+44-703-592-4565

    The Yahoo/Msn & Microsoft Windows lottery has discovered a huge number of double claims due to winners informing close friends relatives and third parties about their winning and also sharing their pin numbers. As a result of this, this friends try to claim the lottery on behalf of the real winners. The Microsoft lottery has reached a decision from headquarters that any double claim discovered by the Lottery Board will result to the cancelling of that particular winning, making a loss for both the double claimer and the real winner, as it is taken that the real winner was the informer to the double claimer about the lottery. So you are hereby strongly advised once more to keep your winnings strictly confidential until you claim your prize.

    These are your identification numbers:{CPEL/OWN/3697}

    Batch number...YM 09102XN
    Reff number...YM35447XN
    Winning number...YM09788

    This office will not be responsible for any outstanding fees. Services rendered by the Courier Company are to be paid by you and not the lottery board, for the fact that the lottery organisers didn't make any provision for any upcoming expenses, regarding delivery of parcel or any such.

    Have it in mind that your won prize cannot be deducted from, this is because the total amount has been insured to the real value .This is to protect winners and to avoid misappropriation of funds.

    Its is Expected that you add your IDENTIFICATION NUMBERS:{CPEL/OWN/3697} as the subject of any correspondence with the courier company to ensure they respond in a timely manner.

    I will require a concise update on proceedings with the firm as soon as you are in contact with them.If you need any assistance whatsoever, please do not hesitate to let me know.Do have a nice day.

    Best Regards,
    Dr.Mark henry
    (Events Manager)
    Please do call customer line for confirmation
    Phone: +Tel:+4470-359-22-245
    or +4470-359-245-67
    Payment and Release Order Dept.


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