I received an email that says I've won a Yahoo lottery. Could you tell me if this is for real?


I received this email From: "YAHOO/MSN LOTTERY" <info_company01@bellsouth.net>

Could you tell me if this is for real or totally Bogus?


Date: Sat, 2 Jun 2007 7:12:19 -0400

Msn Lottery Incoporation

Baley House, Har Road Sutton, Greater London

SM1 4te

United Kingdom.

This is to inform you that you have won a prize money of Five hundred

thousand, Great Britain Pound Sterlings(£500,000.00) for the month of

MAY 2007 Lottery promotion which is organized by YAHOO/MSN


You are to contact the events manager on or before your date of

Claim, Winners Shall be paid in accordance with his/her Settlement.

How ever you will have to fill and submit this form to the events


for verification & direction on how you can claim your winning fund.

1. Full name..............2. Contact Address........3.


4. Telephone Number.......5. Sex..............

10 Answers

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
    Best Answer

    Fwd the Mail to


    Don't respond to it, If you do your spam will increase 100 fold by the end of the week

  • Anonymous
    4 years ago

    I posted a question about this too! I answered the email (don't worry, I didn't enter any information) as a joke and the guy instant messaged me! Unfortunately these things are a scam. Wouldn't it be great to win all that money!

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Thats an scam,

    one quick way to determine is by the email address (something@bellsouth.net)is obviously another king of spam but in this case fraud, dont trust this kind of emails, money doesnt fall from the sky and certainly not from a random lottery unknown to you

  • 1 decade ago

    Its a scam I received the same thing a billion times in a billion different ways.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    It's spam. Never give out your personal details. And whatever you do DON'T ever give anyone your bank details, that's the one thing they are after. One of these emails told me to open a new bank account to stop me from losing my funds...what a load of crap.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    SCAM DUDE, SCAM, all day and night long its a scam!What you should do is attach a killer virus to the part they want you to send them back and as soon as they open it, it eats their computers information.

  • 1 decade ago

    Spam, scam, fake, and fraud. Delete the message right away.

  • Nana
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago

    if you have to ask you already know the answer


  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Fake and fraud.

  • 1 decade ago

    NOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! that is a huge scam, there is no such thing!!!!

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