Not sure if I have posted this in the right topic. But I have received this e mail today and knew straight away that it was a scam.
YAHOO AWARDS CENTER.
MICROSOFT E-MAIL SELECT AWARD HELD IN NEW DELHI INDIA,
Your active email address have just won you the sum of ￡500,000 GBP in our annual international Microsoft Promotion Award held in New Delhi India. Award winners emerge through random selection of thousands of active email subscribers online. Three out of thousands of emails benefit from this promotion.
Payment of Prize and Claim
Winners are to be paid in accordance with his/her Settlement Center. This Prize Award must be claimed in not less than 15 days from date of draw and notification, after which unclaimed prizes will be cancelled.
YOU ARE A WINNER NO: 12
these are your identification numbers:
Batch Number: ENC/08/APA-43658
Reference Number: ENC560992012
Award File Security code: IND/+ QU34005
PLEASE CONTACT THE PROCESSING MANAGER WITH THE DETAILS BELOW.
Name: Dr John Bruce
Kindly send the following information to him for the facilitation/release of your fund.
1. Full Name:
2. Country of Origin:
3. Country of Resident:
4. Telephone Number:
5. Fax Number:
8. Marital Status:
9. Winning E-mail Address:
11. Contact Address:
12. Copy of your International passport or Drivers license:
Once our agent acknowledges receipt of this required detail, transfer would commence.
Congratulations!! Once Again.
Yours in service,