Google-Motorola Gmail Lottery Scam - "Your Email Address has Just Won you $500,000.00"
Mar 10, 2015
The email message below: "This email is to inform you that your email address has just won you $500,000.00 and a Motorola Nexus 6 Android Smartphone," is fraudulent and you should not respond to it with your personal information. Every month, thousands of these email messages are sent out by scammers to trick their potential victims into stealing their personal information and/or sending money.
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Remember, never send your personal information to anyone in an email message or send money to someone who contacted you via email message.
Also, there is no Gmail, Motorola, Google, Hotmail, Live.com, Windows Live, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft, Windows 8 or Android lottery.
The Fraudulent Email Message
Dear Email User
This email is to inform you that your email address has just won you $500,000.00 and a Motorola Nexus 6 Android Smartphone for the month of March 2015 lottery promotion, which is organized by Google-Motorola Gmail Lottery.
Google collects all the email addresses of the people who are active online; among the people who subscribed also to Hotmail and yahoo, we only select five people every month as our winners through an electronic balloting system without the winner applying. We congratulate you for being one of the selected winners.
NOTE: CONTACT THE EMAIL BELOW WITH YOUR INFORMATION. Contact Email: GML11@qq.com
1. FULL NAME:
2. HOUSE ADDRESS:
6. DIRECT PHONE NO:
Thank you and accept my hearty congratulation once again!
Copy and Send Your Details to Contact Email Only FOR IMMEDIATE CLAIM RESPONSE: GML11@QQ.com
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