[Resolved]  Yahoo/MSN Lottery Inc & Windows Live — fake email

I had received the below email:

Yahoo/Msn Lottery
Baley House,
Har Road
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 ANNUAL
Lottery promotion which is organized by YAHOO/MSN LOTTERY INC &
YAHOO/MSN & MICROSOFT WINDOWS, collects all the email addresses of the
people that are active online, among the millions that subscribed to
and Hotmail we only select five people every year as our winners
electronic balloting System without the winner applying, we congratulate
for being one of the people selected.

You are to contact the events manager on or before your date of Claim,
Winners Shall be paid in accordance with his/her Settlement Centre.
Yahoo/Msn Lottery Prize must be claimed no later than 20 days from date
Draw Notification after the Draw date in which Prize has won. Any prize
claimed within this period will be forfeited.

These are your identification numbers:

Batch number...YM 09102XN

Reff number...YM35447XN

Winning number...YM09788

These numbers fall within your Location file, you are requested to
the promotion manager, send your winning identification numbers to
him, to
enable him verify your claims.How ever you will have to fill and submit
form to the events manager for verification & direction on how you can
your winning fund.
1. Full name...
2. Contact Address...
3. Age...
4. Telephone Number...
5. Marital Status...
6. Sex...
7. Next Of Kin...
8. Zip Code...
9. Occupation...
10. Company...
14. Your Reference and Batch number at the top of this mail:


Name:Mr.Mr.Van Duke



Thank you and Accept my hearty congratulations once again!

Yours faithfully,

Mrs.Gloria Bent

(Yahoo/Msn Lottery Games/Lottery

I had also repiled to the above mail:

Dear Madam, These are my identification numbers:

Batch number...

Reff number...

Winning number...

1. Full name : 2. Contact Address :
3. Age : . Telephone Number :
5. Marital Status : 6. Sex : 7. Next Of Kin...
8. Zip Code...
9. Occupation : 10. Company : 11.State:
12.Country : 13.Nationality :

In return i have received an email as below:

Yahoo/Msn Lottery Incoperation
Baley House, Har Road Sutton, Greater London SM1 4te
United Kingdom.
Dear Lucky winner SWAPNIL
Accept our sincere apology, for the slight delay in responding to your mail, it was an outcome of the processing of your winning documents. We wish to congratulate you once again on this note, for being part of the 5 winners selected on this Year.The Microsoft Windows Live felicitate with you and your family.This promotion was set-up to encourage the active users of the Internet Microsoft Windows.
Hence we do believe with your winning prize, you will continue to be active and patronage to the Yahoo/Msn & Microsoft Windows.I wish to formally announce to you that you have successfully pass the requirements, statutory obligations, verifications, validations and satisfactory report Test conducted for all on line winners. A winning cheque has been issued in your name by the Yahoo/Msn Lottery Incoperation board and also a certificate of prize claims will be sent along side your winnings cheque. You are therefore expected to contact our affiliated delivery company(INTERNATIONAL CARGO COURIER COMPANY)department in which your winnings cheque has been sent to for delivery to your residence. Do contact the Inter-Cargo Courier company with the below contact information for further instructions on how to send the consignment to your location and the amount to be charged for the delivery. You are to send your two recent passport photograph to the courier company for easy identification!

Please you should also send a copy of your winning verification form containing your winning details down to the courier company for reference and verification purpose.

The Yahoo/Msn & Microsoft Windows lottery has discovered a huge number of double claims due to winners informing close friends relatives and third parties about their winning and also sharing their pin numbers. As a result of this, this friends try to claim the lottery on behalf of the real winners. The Microsoft lottery has reached a decision from headquarters that any double claim discovered by the Lottery Board will result to the cancelling of that particular winning, making a loss for both the double claimer and the real winner, as it is taken that the real winner was the informer to the double claimer about the lottery. So you are hereby strongly advised once more to keep your winnings strictly confidential until you claim your prize.
This office will not be responsible for any outstanding fees. Services rendered by the Courier Company are to be paid by you and not the lottery board, for the fact that the lottery organisers didn't make any provision for any upcoming expenses, regarding delivery of parcel or any such.

Have it in mind that your won prize cannot be deducted from, this is because the total amount has been insured to the real value .This is to protect winners and to avoid misappropriation of funds.

Its is Expected that you add your IDENTIFICATION NUMBERS{CPEL/OWN/9877} as the subject of any correspondence with the courier company to ensure they respond in a timely manner. I will require a concise update on proceedings with the firm as soon as you are in contact with them.If you need any assistance whatsoever, please do not hesitate to let me know.Do have a nice day.

Best Regards,
Mr:Van Duke(Events Manager)
Payment and Release Order Dept.

Please take necessary action against the same.
As i had submited my personal details.

Thanking you,
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Aug 14, 2020
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