Please can you tell me if "Yahoo Internet Awards2009 is a scam?

Address Yahoo Awards Center\41 Station Road,

Solihull, Birmingham B91 3RT

United Kingdom

Batch#: MFI/07/APA-53659 claim agent Dr. James Smith contact email: js4986@gala.net Ph:#=44-7031746738

Ref. # 2009234523

File # Yahoo /UK76-441/09

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  • 1 decade ago
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    ☼SCAM, SCAM, SCAM. Do not trust any of those mails as they just intend to steal your personal information. Claiming the prize is far away as the lottery itself is a fake, bogus!

    ►See here what Yahoo has to say about this lottery prizes and stuff: - • (http://help.yahoo.com/l/us/yahoo/mail/original/abu... )

    ▼You can report this to Yahoo with the mail abuse form below▼

    •(http://help.yahoo.com/l/us/yahoo/mail/original/abu... )

    ▼To report a phishing attempt with the form below▼

    •(http://help.yahoo.com/l/us/yahoo/security/forms/ph... )

    ▼Or you can forward a phishing attempt email to the address below▼

    •(phishing@cc.yahoo-inc.com ) , (spoof@yahoo.com ) or (abuse@yahoo.com )

    ♦Mark it as ‘SPAM’ and delete them immediately. If you try to respond or do any kinds of things, then the spammers will know that you have a working E-mail address and send you hundreds of such mails. If people were winning huge amounts and lotteries every day it would be featured on the news with pictures of the lucky people and their prizes.

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  • Lyn G
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    1 decade ago

    Well, Maggie, did you enter that contest????? No??? Yahoo has no lottery, reward program, promotions, or contests.

    It is a scam to get your personal information and/or money.

    Do not respond to it.

    Report it, forward it to the FTC at spam@uce.gov and to the abuse desk of the sender's ISP.

    Also, if the email appears to be impersonating a bank or other company or organization, forward the message to the actual organization.

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  • 1 decade ago

    the fact that you asked on here proves your naive.send them the information they seek if you believe it to be real,if not,delete the email

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