Beware of "Congratulation from Coca-Cola" Lottery Scam
Sep 5, 2016
The Coca-Cola email message below, which claims the recipients have won the Coco-Cola 2016 email award, is a lottery scam. The email message was not sent by Coca-Cola, but by cybercriminals who are attempting to steal their potential victims' personal information and trick them into sending money to claim so-called lottery prizes. Therefore, recipients of the fake lottery email message should not respond to it with their personal information.
Please continue reading below.
The Coca-Cola Lottery Email Scam
From: Turnerreynolds@aol.com Turnerreynolds@aol.com
Sent: Saturday, September 3, 2016 8:33:41 AM
Subject: Re: CONGRATULATION FROM COCA - COLA
Fill Out This Form (Verification Form)
1. Full Names: Regena Reynolds
2. Your Full Address:3708 Chaddybrook Ln Fort Worth TX 76137
3. Your Date of Birth: June 18,1959
4. Your Nationality: American
5. Your Country of resident: USA
6. Your Current City: Fort Worth
7. Your Occupation: Owner
8. Sex: F
9. Marital Status: M
10.Winning Email Address: Turnerreynolds@aol.com
11. Your Mobile Number: 817-378-4573
In a message dated 9/2/2016 11:10:58 P.M. Central Daylight Time, firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
THIS IS TO INFORM YOU THAT YOUR E-MAIL HAS WON COCA-COLA 2016 EMAIL WARD. OPEN TO SEE YOUR AWARD AND RESPOND TO US FOR MORE DETAILS TO PROCESS YOUR AWARD.
CONGRATULATION ONCE AGAIN.
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