Winner for Microsoft / Blackberry Promo 2013 Email Scam

Date: April 22, 2013 2:56 PM - Views: 5,228 - Comments: 18
Winner for Microsoft / Blackberry Promo 2013 Email Scam

Here is another scam used by scammers to get their victims to send them their personal information. The scammers will then use this information to scam the same victims or they may sell this information to other scammers. Do not send your personal information to everyone who requests it in an e-mail message.

Here is a copy of the "Winner for Microsoft/Blackberry Promo 2013" scam

Reply-To: matildamiridis1960

Dear Email Winner,

Your Email ID has WON(800,000.00 GBP)in the MICROSOFT/BLACKBERRY PROMO 2013 COMPANY.send your info.


To our claim Officer information below to enable him process your winner prize and instruct our winner paying bank to release your winner prize to you through bank check Claim Officer:

Jerry Best
E-mail: jerrybest367

Matilda Miridis

A very important thing to remember is, legitimate organizations like Microsoft or Blackberry, do not or should not use free e-mail service like Yahoo, Hotmail, Gmail or others. Once you are asked to send information to these free e-mail service accounts that should raise a red flag.

Anyone can create an e-mail account at these free e-mail service providers and use it for malicious purposes.

Legitimate organizations should use e-mail addresses like "".


Our information e-mail address here at Online Threat Alerts is info instead of something like "".

Finally, if you receive an e-mail message claiming you are the winner of some prize and didn't take part in a raffle, promotion or any other betting games, this is a scam.

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  • Anonymous: 2 weeks, 6 days ago from: Sudan


    I received message that told me I won a million pound from blackberry promo 2015.

    Tell me if it that true. ~

    • info: 2 weeks, 6 days ago

      It is a scam. There is no Blackberry promo and lottery. ~

  • Anonymous: 6 months, 1 week ago from: Herndon, Virginia, United States

    I recieved one today about,a blackberry one million pound stirling prize from,blackberry unfortunately,the email ends with a hotmail.its really crazy what guys do for money....... ~

  • Anonymous: 8 months, 3 weeks ago from: United Kingdom

    What can someone do after ignorantly sending his/her personal information. ~

    • info: 8 months, 3 weeks ago

      Just be careful going forward, because they will attempt to use the information that you have sent, to scam you. ~

  • Anonymous: 11 months, 1 week ago from: Jordan

    Received the following email scam:

    Microsoft (tinalw

    Your Email address was picked as a beneficiary for a lump sum pay out of (750,000.00 GBP) in the Microsoft Promo, so you are therefore advised to send the following information below to file for claim
    Name: Dr. Tom Rice.
    Tel: 44 704 578


    1. FULL NAMES:____
    2. ADDRESS:_P.O. Box :____
    4. State:_____
    5. Postcode:____
    6. Country:_____
    7. GENDER:
    8. AGE:__
    9. OCCUPATION:___
    10.TELEPHONE NUMBER:__________

    Microsoft © Lottery. ~

  • info: Oct 14, 2013

    It is a trick. The Microsoft/Blackberry Promo is a scam. ~

  • Anonymous: Oct 13, 2013 from: Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana

    I also received a message telling me i have won a some prize.pls is it real, if not why? How can we stop them? ~

  • Anonymous: Sep 27, 2013 from: South Africa

    i received a certificate that i win 995000 it is a scam im even scared because they attached my full names and phone number ~

  • info: Sep 26, 2013

    The user below:
    The sms message about the Blackberry promo Honda Jazz is a scam. ~

  • Anonymous: Sep 22, 2013 from: Saudi Arabia

    Yesterday by sms I have received about blackberry promo and I get the winner Honda Jazz, but he said ( Bblackberry serve ) I mush be transfer money to make new name the belong Honda Jazz, that is true or Not ? thank you ~

  • Anonymous: Sep 19, 2013 from: South Africa

    0812547735. This a scam right ~

  • info: Sep 9, 2013

    Yes, it is a fake. ~

  • Anonymous: Sep 7, 2013 from: Ashburn, Virginia, United States

    I got the sms from 0766060449 saying i have won a dat true? ~

  • info: May 30, 2013

    It's a fake! ~

  • Anonymous: May 30, 2013 from: Bangladesh

    I am Md. Jalal Uddin. I have got an email from Blackberry Promotion 2013, here they inform me that my email number was selected as a winner. I didn't understand is it real or fake? ~

    • Anonymous: 11 months, 3 weeks ago from: Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh

      Here is another scam:
      From: "blackberry-mobile2013"
      Sent: Wednesday, September 11, 2013 7:06 PM

      Congratulations!!Your email I.D was selected , you have won the sum of one million Pounds Sterling from Blackberry Mobile Online United Kingdom 2013 promotion. Contact the Agent email below for further instructions. Email: , Tel: 447024041059

      Thank you.
      SIR Alan Conwell
      Blackberry zonal coordinator .
      Copyright ©blackberry. All rights reserved ~

      • Anonymous: 5 months, 1 week ago from: Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

        I also received the same message in my mail last two days(Nov.1) ~

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