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22.5.07

Yahoo Mail Congratulates You!


Messenger Yahoo! Lottery Results You won 800,000.00! Yahoo! Mail congratulates you!

Yahoo! Mail announce you as one of the 10 lucky winners in the ongoing Yahoo! Lottery Draw held on the 18th of April, 2007. All 10 winning email addresses were randomly selected from a batch of 50,000,000 international emails each from Canada, Australia, United States , Asia, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Oceania as part of our international promotions program which is conducted annually.Consequently, you have been approved for a total pay of 800,000.00 GBP (EIGHT HUNDRED THOUSAND GREAT BRITISH POUNDS STERLING ).

This Lottery was promoted and sponsored by a conglomerate of some multinational companies as part of their social responsibility to the citizens in the communities where they have operational base. Further more your details(e-mail address) falls within our British Representative Office in the United Kingdom , as indicated in your play coupon and your prize of 800,000.00 GBP will be released to you from this regional branch office in the UK.

Find below your identification numbers:
Batch Number.....................Lwh 09445
Lotto Number......................Lwh 09446
Winning Number.................Lwh 09447

Our Yahoo!'s Agent will immediately commence the process to facilitate the release of your funds as soon as you contact her. For security reasons, you are advised to keep your winning information confidential till your claims is processed and your prize remitted to you in whatever manner you deem fit. This is part of our precautionary measure to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program. Please be warned.

To file for claim, fill out the information required in the verification form and establish contact via e-mail between the hours of 8.00am - 7.30pm on Monday through Saturday and contact our overseas claims unit with the information below:

OVERSEAS CLAIMS UNIT
Yahoo! Lottery Fiduciary
Contact Person: Mr George Owen
: fiduciaryagent07@myway.com
VERIFICATION FORM

1.FULL NAMES:__________________________________
2.ADDRESS:_____________________________________
_______________________________________________
3.SEX:__________

4.AGE:__________
5.MARITAL STATUS:___________________
6.OCCUPATION:_______________________
7.E-MAIL ADDRESS:_____________________________
8.TELEPHONE NUMBER:__________________________

9.LOTTO NUMBER:____________________ B. BATCH NUMBER:______________
10.WINNING NUMBER:__________________
11.AMOUNT WON:______________________
12.BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF COMPANY/INDIVIDUAL____________
___________________________________________
13. COUNTRY________________________________


CLAIMANT SIGNATORY DECLARATION
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I,......................................HEREBY DECLARE THAT I HAVE NEVER RECIEVED ANY FORM OF SETTLEMENT FROM THE Yahoo! LOTTERY NOR ANY MEMBER OF MY FAMILY. I, THEREFORE, DECLARE THAT THE Yahoo! LOTTERY ACTS ON MY BEHALF IN THE PROCESSING AND TRANSFER OF MY PRIZE AS INSTRUCTED BY ME.
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Good luck from me and members of staff of the Yahoo! LOTTERY.

Yours faithfully,
Dr. Carl Moore.
Online coordinator for Yahoo! LOTTERY
Sweepstakes International Program.

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WARNING: The above email is a scam.

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