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This is a scam usually known by many of you guys, using yahoo and msn live logos in their e-mails, so kindly avoid these kind of stuff on internet as there is no such thing in real. A good site i found where e-mail scam can be reported and checked artverif, i hope this will help some peoples not to waste there time and sometimes money on these frauds. Below i have pasted an example of these kind of e-mail fraud :
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Yahoo Awards Center
124 Stockport Road, Longsight, Manchester M60 2DB - United Kingdom

This is to inform you that you have won a prize money of Seven Hundred, Twenty Thousand Great Britain Pounds (£720,000,00.) for the month of october, 2007 Prize promotion which was organized by YAHOO AWARDS & WINDOWS LIVE.

YAHOO collects all the email addresses of people that are active online, among the millions that subscribed to Yahoo and Hotmail and few from other e-mail providers. Six e-mail addresses were selected annually to benefit from this promotion and your e-mail address were Selected as one of the Winners for 2007.
PAYMENT OF PRIZE AND CLAIM
All winners shall be paid in accordance with his/her Settlement Center.Yahoo Prize Award must be claimed not later than 15 days from date of Draw Notification. Any prize not claimed within this period will be forfeited.

Stated below are your identification numbers:
BATCH NUMBER: MK/06/AQA-49678REFERENCE NUMBER: 20062945928PIN: 1606
These numbers fall within the England Location file, you are requested to contact our fiduciary agent in Manchester and send your winning identification numbers to him;


Agent Name: Dr. Johan Nespry
E-Mail: http://us.f320.mail.yahoo.com/ym/Compose?To=johan_nespry01@hotmail.co.uk
E_Mail: http://us.f320.mail.yahoo.com/ym/Compose?To=johan_nespry02@myway.com
E_Mail: http://us.f320.mail.yahoo.com/ym/Compose?To=johan_nespry02@hotmail.co.uk Tel: +44 702 402 2116
Tel: +44 702 402 1947
Fax: +44 703 192 2863

You are advised to send the following information to your Claims Agent to facilitate the release of your award-winning fund to you.

1. Full name
2. Country 3. Contact Address 4. Telephone Number
5. Fax Number
6. Marital Status7. Occupation
8. My Date of birth
9. Sex

Congratulations!! once again.
Yours in service,
Jill Nash




Dr (Mrs.) Jill Nash
Chief Communications OfficerSenior Vice President

WARNING!!!Keep your winning information confidential until your award prize is successfully handed over to you to avoid disqualification that may arise from double claim.You may also receive similar e-mails from people portraying to be other Organizations or Yahoo Inc. This is solely to collect your personal information from you and lay fake claims over your winning. In event that you receive any e-mail similar to the notification letter that was sent to you, Kindly delete it from your mailbox and give no further correspondence to such person or body.

Yahoo/Windows Live shall not be held responsible for any loss of fund arising from the above mentioned and any winning notification that was not from Dr (Mrs.)Jill Nash and sign by Yahoo and Windows Live Board of Directors will be nullify.

Signed By: Yahoo and Windows Live Board of Directors:
Terry Semel,Roy Bostock,Ron Burkle and Other members


and © 2007 Yahoo! Inc.
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4 comments
  1. christel February 12, 2009 at 11:32 AM  

    i got one just like that do you know how i can contact mrs jill nash

  2. george July 31, 2010 at 3:08 AM  

    i have got an email like this for july ,what can i do to check with you

  3. Anonymous July 31, 2010 at 9:22 PM  

    What do you want to check ? There isn't any award of any type offered by yahoo, you may report this scam if you are a victom of this or any other scam: Scam Reporting , you should tell us what you want to do about it

  4. Anonymous December 11, 2010 at 1:44 AM  

    Morrthy chelliah, malaysia
    I got one like that.

    CONGRATULATIONS!!!
    YOU HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED AS ONE OF OUR
    TOP FOUR LUCKY WINNERS.
    OFFICE ADDRESS
    125 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H 8AD, London- United Kingdom.
    All the executive members of Yahoo/Windows Live Msn Management Team
    wishes to inform you that you have won a prize money of Seven Hundred,
    Twenty Thousand Great Britain Pounds(£720,000,00.) for 2010 Prize promotion
    which was organized by YAHOO MANAGEMENT TEAM & WINDOWS
    LIVE on Friday 12th November 2010 to celebrate our 17 years anniversary since
    we become the best free e-mail provider worldwide.
    YAHOO/ WINDOWS LIVE collects all the email addresses of people that are
    active online, among over 900 millions that subscribed to Yahoo, Hotmail and
    few from other e-mail providers. Four e-mail addresses were selected annually
    to benefit from this prize promotion and your e-mail address was selected as
    one of the top four lucky Winners for 2010 prize promotion.
    All winners shall be paid in accordance with his/her Settlement
    center.Yahoo/ windows live Prize Award must be claimed not later
    than 30th December 2010 from date of Draw Notification. Any prize not
    claimed within this period will be forfeited.
    Stated below are your identification numbers:
    File NO: E/L/F/Wl/CMQA-32F7H63564
    REFERENCE NO: LBQ9-620101310476
    PIN: Number: ----------------
    These identification numbers fall within UK Location file, you are requested to
    contact our fiduciary agent in Manchester UK, Dr Johan L Nespry and submit
    your File & Reference numbers to him; Note your Pin NO will be sent to you by
    Dr Johan L Nespry once you open contact with him for some security reasons.
    Agent Name: Dr Johan L Nespry
    E-mail: drjohan@live.co.uk
    E-mail: dr.johan47@yahoo.com
    Dr Nespry Direct Office Tel: +44 770 002 2454
    You are advised to send the following information to your Claims Agent Dr
    Johan L Nespry through his bellow contact details to facilitate the release
    of your award-winning prize to you.
    1. Your File & Reference No
    2. Nationality/Country of Residence
    3.Contact Address
    4. Telephone Number
    5. Occupation
    6. Age
    Congratulations!!!
    Yours in service,
    David Filo & Jerry Yang
    Co-founders and Chief Yahoo.
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    WARNING!!!
    Keep your winning information confidential until your award prize are
    successfully transferred or handed over to you to avoid disqualification that
    may arise due to double claiming.
    You may also receive similar e-mails from people portraying to be Windows
    Live or Yahoo Inc. This is solely to collect your personal information and lay
    fake claims over your winning. In event that you receive any e-mail similar
    to the award notification letter that was sent to you today, kindly delete it
    from your mailbox and give no further correspondence to such person or
    body.
    Yahoo/Windows Live shall not be held responsible for any loss of fund
    arising from the above mentioned and any winning notification that was not
    from David Filo & Jerry Yang (Co-founders and Chief Yahoo)and sign by
    Yahoo and Windows Live Board of Directors will be cancelled.
    Signed By: Yahoo and Windows Live Board of Directors:
    Elisa Steele (Chief Marketing Officer), Michael J. Callahan(Executive Vice
    President), Jerry Yang(Co-founder and Chief Yahoo),Blake Jorgensen (Chief
    Financial Officer)and Other members.

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