hi, i got a mail frm (Yahoo Msn Awards Department London)<in-fo35@aliceadsl.fr>) is it a fraud mail or not???

hi i recvd a mail frm (Yahoo Msn Awards Department London)<in-fo35@aliceadsl.fr>) stating my mail id has won some amount in lotto promotin award which conducted by yahoo group london.

pls help me and confirm me is thisreally conducted or someone is cheating me on the name of Yahoo group. they have given some persons information as mentioned below(Mrs. Alice Johnson - Finance Dector,

Dr. Smart Hooke - Fiduciary Agent,

Mr. Ronny Smith - Head of Administration)

kindly help.....

Thanks & Best Regards

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  • 1 decade ago
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    This is a SCAM. The below links confirm various email scams hitting the internet. There is also an online form for the reporting of such - (with links for your own country.)

    http://www.consumerfraudreporting.org/lotteryscam_...

    http://help.yahoo.com/l/us/yahoo/mail/or...

    Unscrupulous thieves have sent you this email and they are trying to part you from your hard earned cash. They will often ask you to call a premium rate number and keep you holding on whilst you rack up a huge phone bill. They are then paid a large proportion of this phone bill. They may ask you to divulge personal information about yourself or ask for your bank or credit card details. Do not divulge any such information under any circumstances. It is surprising how many innocent victims have been duped by these types of emails. Please remember the thieves who send them are very clever and extremely convincing. I suggest you delete the email and send it into cyberspace.

    Check out these sites for further information :

    http://www.scambusters.com/

    http://www.hoax-slayer.com/

    Source(s): Experience within Criminal Justice Dept. U.K. (dealt with various scams and frauds and innocent victims of them.)
  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Sorry friend but there is no Microsoft, Yahoo or other e-mail lottery, it's a scam do not answer do not give personal information.The following sites give more information

    http://www.snopes.com/crime/fraud/nigeri...

    http://www.thescambaiter.com/forum/showt...

    http://www.hoax-slayer.com/email-lottery...

    .Also If you go to the following site you will get some info on ID theft www.identity-theft.org.uk the iinternet is safe enough if you are careful but please answer nothing that you are doubtful about.Good Luck and be careful

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Total scam - I think I get an email or two a day saying I've won lotteries, cars, inherited $, or something similar to hook me. Some of them are from Coke, Toyota, Bill Gates, etc.

    They are all crooks - if they don't mind stealing your money they certainly don't mind illegally using another company's name.

  • 1 decade ago

    Fake and fraud. Don't give the phishers your personal information at all costs. Spam that scam message straight into oblivion right away. This is one lottery you'll never win because it's "bogus."

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    This is fraud. I recieved one too! It all went towards my junk. Usually they send you these e-mail to make you give them your personal information so they can use your name and phone number to scan a victim. Mostly all these awards are fake. Do not believe in them!

  • 1 decade ago

    Sound like a phish, but you need to put the entire email inthe question.

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