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They told me that 'This is to inform you that your email address has won a prize money for been an active web-email user. This Lottery promotion was organized by YAHOO MICROSOFT LOTTERY INC & WINDOWS LIVE.

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Asked by Dipali Chowdhury, 04 May '10 12:13 am
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Sai Ram. Such spams and scams have been going around for years. It is surprising that people are still thinking about them. I delete them without opening.
Answered by Venkateswaraswamy Swarna, 04 May '10 04:25 am

 
  
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This is defenitely a fraud. No doubt about it. Why would someone give you any money ?
Answered by RAJAN MHAMAI, 04 May '10 12:16 am

 
  
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There are so many such frauds on QNA.Just delete them and proceed further.
Answered by radhikamruta, 04 May '10 03:52 am

 
  
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Even I received such mails from various fraudsters...they are nothing but cheats who will lure u to deposit Lakhs of rupees in a bank account...the best is to delete these emails as soon as u receive it. i even received a few emails from these fraudsters...i deleted them as soon as i received.......
Answered by Kuldeep Khatau, 04 May '10 01:04 am

 
  
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Keep away from it .......they are frauds for sure.Use your brain , why did they chose you while there are thousands of better and more active users of web-email?? They send such massages to everyone on the net some of these do fall prey to such frauds.
Also Yahoo and Microsoft are not in lottery business and are two diffrent companies competing with each other......they will never join hands for such stupid lottery
Answered by sonu jee, 04 May '10 12:55 am

 
  
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Since when has Microsoft started lotteries???? And it's highly unlikely that Yahoo and Microsoft will get together. It's a scam. Just delete the mail and forget about it. There's no money in it for you. In fact, these are ways of extracting money from you.
Answered by nargis bhambi, 04 May '10 12:50 am

 
  
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Just ignore such emails
they are simply fraud
they may ask various details from you
and next may ask you to remit some money as expenses
Answered by anil garg, 04 May '10 12:47 am

 
  
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R u easily carried away ... ( by such mails ) :-)
Answered by lafnlaf, 04 May '10 12:27 am

 
  
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Its a fraud...............stay away from them...............first they will give a unique registration number.............then they will ask u to call the contact number in the mail and quote that registration number.............then they will somehow convince u for a fix amount of fees to transfer the prize money to ur account...............then if send them the money they will be gone forever with ur money...............i have myself received dozens of such mail from some south african Bull sh*it
Answered by gaurav shokeen, 04 May '10 12:20 am

 
  
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