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1.12.07

Yahoo! Lottery

Scam:

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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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Goodluck from me and members of staff of the Yahoo! LOTTERY.

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


The Yahoo.com staff
Yahoo.com http://www.yahoo.com

The Yahoo.com staff
Yahoo.com http://www.yahoo.com

Yahoo! Lottery Results
Yahoo! Lottery is a free service that does not require you to be a
Yahoo! registered user.

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