help, is yahoo lottery is true or scam?

Philippines
April 18, 2007 12:50am CST
i received yesterday a notification that i won a lottery through yahoo but i remember i never joined any lottery thru internet. Please help me if this is true and how can this be happen?
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12 responses
• United States
18 Apr 07
scam AND spam. they're most likely verifying your email,and if you answer it,you will get much more spam.
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@shakeroo (3991)
• Malaysia
18 Apr 07
That is definitely a scam. Do you remember entering the competition or buying the lottery ticket? Do you think that you are that lucky to be the winner of something that you did not participate in the first place. If you answer no to both questions, then you know it is a scam.
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@shakeroo (3991)
• Malaysia
28 Apr 07
Thanks for choosing my response as the best. Cheers!
@syain1972 (1011)
• Singapore
20 Apr 07
It's definitely a scam. I've never heard of Yahoo Lottery before. There's so many in the net about free lottery or free money. Don't believe in such things. Just delete them off or treat them as SPAM. Take care !:
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@angel575 (66)
• United States
20 Apr 07
scam,scam,scam!!!! If you know that you didn't sign up for anything....then ignore it because when you go and try to claim, rthey are going to ask you for some sort of "TRANSACTION FEE"......YEAH RIGHT!
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• Philippines
19 Apr 07
Though I have not encountered this yet, maybe if I were in your place I will email yahoo, report to them the matter and will confirmation or verification from them regarding this matter.
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@salam1 (1475)
• Malaysia
18 Apr 07
Most personal finance experts suggest that if a money making scheme is too good (to be true) then it is a scam. For an example, you can read Robert Kiyosaki books. If somebody asks you to join an investment or a scheme that will multiply your money and you dont have to do reasonable hardwork then most probably it is a scam. So, if a person or a company suddently comes and say they want to give million of dollars to you and nobody even know such person or company ever exist, then laugh loud!
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• Singapore
18 Apr 07
Of course it is a scam. :P
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@mgupta (71)
• India
18 Apr 07
SCAM and also SPAM. Sometimes, virus also spreads through such messages. Do not even reply to it.
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@malene (1)
• Philippines
24 Apr 07
madalas akong maka received ng email na katulad ng nareceived mo, pero for sure lokohan lang yan, dahil bago ka manalo ng lotto kelangan tumaya ka muna, ano mapapanalonan mo kung di kelangan ng taya, di ba?
• Philippines
24 Apr 07
korek ka diyan!!!
• United States
22 Apr 07
Definatley a scam.I saw this on on a talk show.I have gotten plenty of these and i have them blocked as soon as they come in
@buenavida (7417)
• Sweden
20 Apr 07
I have been "winning" lots of lotteries that I have never heard of before, sometimes several a day from the same so called lottery. There is no reason to believe that anyone would just pick up people and start paying them these amounts of money - if they did they could send me some, of couse. They have already my email address so they could send the money to my Paypal account, but they never do. But they are just collecting verified e-mail addresses I think. Or even worse, they could be involved with identity theft.
• India
20 Apr 07
i dont think yahoo lottery is real. its just waste of time getting into those stupid notifications and spam yourself.