Beware of Gmail 2016 Network Promotional Award Lottery Scam
Feb 23, 2016
Gmail users, beware of a lottery scam called: "Gmail 2016 Network Promotional Award," that is being sent via email messages (see below) to potential victims by lottery scammers. It is important for everyone to know that there is no Gmail lottery, and there has never been one. So, recipients of email messages claiming that they are winners of a Gmail or Google lottery, should delete the email messages, and should never follow the instructions in them.
Please continue reading below.
Also, it is important to know that Google, the owner of Gmail, and other legitimate companies will never ask their users or customers to send them their personal information via email message. So, if you are asked to do so, more than likely, someone is attempting to scam you.
The Gmail 2016 Lottery Scam Email Message
From: Mrs. Carol Mirandez
Microsoft London (Cardinal Place)
Dear Gmail Client/User,
This is to inform Five (5) Gmail Clients/User that there was a computer ballot that was organized by Gmail Network Board, on Saturday 13th February 2016. This Gmail Client Promotional Award was organized to promote our Gmail Network and support our Clients/Users.
Five(5) Gmail addresses was finally picked out from among the total 1,000,000 Gmail addresses, and out of those 5 Gmail addresses, your Gmail address is among the winning Gmail address on the winning Pot, which was attached to Winning Numbers: 06-17-23-26-31-46 and Bonus Number is 05 and Winning Amount is US$920,000.00 DOLLARS. (NINE HUNDRED & TWENTY THOUSAND UNITED STATES DOLLARS)
FOR YOUR CLAIM, DO CONTACT OUR PROCESSING DIRECTOR IN SOUTH AFRICA.
Call Your Processing Director
Mr. Mark Vanda on
Teleline: +27 78 2740 996
E-mail: g2016.promotionaloffice @gmail.com
E-mail: promotional.agents2014 @aim.com
All the winnings must be claimed before 28-05-2016. You are required to fill the Form below, starting from your full name, etc. As listed below and forward it to your Processing Director Mr. Mark Vanda through the above e-mails or call his directly.
Ref Number: PR-Gmail PL/3-AA-74
Batch Number: PR-GMAIL -441-GUKD88
Insurance Number: PR-GMAIL/213/UKSA88
Winning Number: 06-17-23-26-31-46 / 05
Tele & Fax:
Thanks and Congratulations.
From: Mrs. Carol Mirandez
Gmail.com 2016 Network,
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