Beware of CNN Award Promotion Lottery Scam - "Congratulations Lucky Winner"
Jul 28, 2016
Aug 22, 2015
The email messages below, which claim the recipients are lucky winners of the CNN Award Promotion, is a lottery scam. Please do not respond to the email message with your personal information, because the email message was sent by lottery scammers. As a matter of fact, there is no such CNN Award lottery or promotion. Every month, thousands of these email messages are sent out by scammers to trick their potential victims into stealing their personal information and sending money. Remember, never send your personal information to anyone in an email message or send money to someone who contacted you via email message claiming you are a lottery winner.
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The Fake CNN Award Promotion or Lottery Email
From: cnn.promo2015@ yandex.com
Subject: Congratulations lucky winner
Reply-To: cnn.lotteryy@ rogers.com
One CNN Center Atlanta,
Your E-MAIL ADDRESS WON £1,000,000.00 GBP IN 2015 CNN AWARD PROMOTION. For claims process,
send (Full Name, Mobile Number) to Email: cnn.lotteryy@ rogers.com or Call Mr. Mark Gilbert
Tel# +44 7479849024,+17733721535
Fax: +44 8715047751.
Note: Contact with Reference Number CNNUK838344
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Subscriber shall be responsible for protecting the confidentiality of Subscriber's password(s), if any.DISCLAIMER
From: CNN email@example.com
Sent: Thu, Jul 28, 2016 6:05 am
Subject: GREAT NEWS!!!
Congratulations... Your E-mail Address has been selected as the winner of the 1,000,000.00GBP in the 2016 CNN AWARD
For claims process, send the following details.
To Email: (firstname.lastname@example.org) C/O Mr.Mark Anderson Contact with Reference Number: CNNSA838344
Mr Mark Anderson
CNN AWARD PROMOTION.
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