Lottery Scam: "Google Award 2014 Promotion"

Date: January 13, 2014 12:49 PM - Views: 56,375 - Comments: 252
Lottery Scam: "Google Award 2014 Promotion"

The "Google Award 2014" email message below is a scam designed to trick you into sending your personal information and money, by claiming that you are the winner of the 2014 Google Award promotion. But, this email message was not sent by Google and is a lottery scam. There is no Google lottery, and Google will never ask you to send your personal information via email message.

This type of lottery scam will ask you to send your personal information and subsequently ask you to send money in order to receive your prize. But, please do not respond to the email message or follow the instructions in it.

Google is not taking part in or endorsing any lottery games, so if you receive an email claiming that you have won some lottery prize endorsed by Google, it is a scam.

The Lottery Scam Email Message

From: "GOOGLE AWARD GROUP"
Sent: Sunday, January 12, 2014 5:43:15 PM
Subject: GOOGLE AWARD 2014

Google Security Department®
Belgrave House,
76 Buckingham Palace Road,
London SW1W 9TQ,
United Kingdom.

Dear Lucky Winner.

We wish to congratulate you on this note, for being one of our lucky winners selected this year. This promotion was set-up to encourage the active use of the Google search engine and the Google ancillary services. Hence we do believe with your winning prize, you will continue to be active and patronage to this company. Google is now the world leading search engine worldwide and in an effort to make sure that it remains the most widely used search engine, an online e-mail balloting was carried out on the 1st of January 2014, without your knowledge and was officially released recently.

We wish to formally announce to you that your email address was attached to a lump sum of ?800,000.00 {Eight Hundred Thousand Great British Pounds only.

A winning Cheque will be issued in your name by the Google Promotion Award Team, and also a certificate of prize claims will be sent alongside your winning Cheque.

Your Award Winning Details.
Code Number: GUK/3554749405GK
Ticket No: GUK/1008272745GK
Winning Number: GUK/99334353734GK

Information's required from you are part of our precautionary measure to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program. To claim your won prize, please contact the Google Award claims Manager (Matt Brittin) neatly filling the payment release form below.

PAYMENT RELEASE FORM.

*First Name
*Last Name
*Residential Address
*Telephone/ Mobile
*Nationality/Country
*Age
*Sex
*Occupation/Position
*Amount Won
*Alternate Email
*Have you ever been an Online Winner?

You are advised to contact your Foreign Claims Manager with his private email details below to avoid unnecessary delay and complications:
**************

GOOGLE AWARD CLAIMS MANAGER.
Matt Brittin
Google Security Department (United Kingdom)
E-mail: remittancedpt_google123 @careceo.com
Mobile: +447024059872
**************

For security reasons, you are advised to keep your winning informations confidential till your claims have been processed and your money remitted to you. This is part of our precautionary measure to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program. Please be warned.

Note: You can fill your payment release form by printing and manually filling or you can fill directly on mail, or provide the details on Microsoft Word

Please do not reply if you are NOT the owner of this email address. Congratulations from the Staffs & Members of Google Board Commission.

Yours Sincerely,
Michael Smith,

Regional Coordinator,
Google United Kingdom.
©2013 Google Corporation.
======

There is no prize, so please do not send your hard earned money to these cybercriminals. If you send your personal information, these cybercriminals will use it to further scam you.

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  • Anonymous: 2 days, 3 hours ago from: Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden

    Received one today with following message and with an attached PDF:

    "You've Won £950,000 GBP in Google Promo 2015. Check the Attached Official Reward letter for more details."

    The sender appeared to be "Google Reward" with email addres <#####@authentiques .fr>, but according to the MIME the originator was (the IP-addresses and other data is anonymized to protect any innocent actors :-):
    Received: from [NN.NN.NN.NN] (mail.mpss.su [NN.NN.NN.NN])
    by AAA.cineteck.net (Postfix) with ESMTPSA id XXXXXXXX;
    Mon, 30 Mar 2015 12:05:41 0200 (CEST)

    I suspect that google is using gmail (or office365 at least :-P).

    So if the offer is too good to be true, then check the MIME atleast before sending your personal information.. ~


  • Anonymous: 2 days, 19 hours ago from: Belfast, Belfast, United Kingdom

    Received this email today and had to laugh at how obvious of a scam it was. ~


  • Anonymous: 6 days, 7 hours ago from: Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Received the following fake email:

    -- -- --
    "Google Promotion Award Department®
    44 Oakleugh Road
    South London N11 INP
    United Kingdom.

    2015 GOOGLE ANNIVERSARY.

    Dear E-mail User,
    Your e-mail ID has emerged as a winner of £500,000.00 GBP (Five hundred thousand Great Britain Pounds) in our on-going Google Promotion Award. We wish to congratulate you once again on this note, for being part of our winners selected this year. This promotion was set-up to encourage the active users of the Google search engine and the Google ancillary services. Hence we do believe with your winning prize, you will continue to be active and patronage to the Google search engine. Google is now the biggest search engine worldwide and in an effort to make sure that it remains the most widely used search engine.

    The Google Promotion Award Team collects the E-mail ID of all active users online, among the people that subscribed to GOOGLE SEARCH ENGINE, GOOGLEMAIL, YAHOOMAIL, MSN, HOTMAIL, AOL, REDIFFMAIL, ALTAVISTA, BIGPOND, FACEBOOK and all the social networks online, among the billions users that subscribe to internet in which your email ID did emerge as one of the lucky winners that won £500,000.00 {Five Hundred Thousand Great Britain Pounds Sterling} through electronic balloting System without the winner applying, we are congratulating you for having been one of the lucky people that won for this Month of March.

    A winning cheque of £500,000.00 {Five Hundred Thousand Great British Pounds Sterling} will be issued on your name by our fiduciary agent, and also a certificate of prize claims will be sent alongside your winning cheque.

    Note that all winners cheque are certified international bank draft,and when delivered and received by you, you can deposit and cash it in any bank of your choice without any delay.

    To claim your won prize, please contact the Google Award claims Fiduciary Agent (Mr Grahams Benfield) neatly filling the verification details below. .

    GOOGLE AWARD CLAIMS FIDUCIARY AGENT
    Mr Grahams Benfield
    Email: (winersclaimsagemt@gmail .com)

    Kindly forward your verification details as stated below to the Google Fiduciary Agent;
    1. FULL NAMES:
    2. HOUSE ADDRESS:
    3. OCCUPATION:
    4. SEX:
    5. AGE:
    6. DIRECT PHONE NO:
    7. COUNTRY:
    8. TICKET NUMBER: 00869575733664
    9. SERIAL NUMBER: BTD/8070447706/06
    10.LUCKY NUMBER: 12-12-23-35-40-41(12)

    Contact Person: Mr Grahams Benfield
    Contact Email: (winersclaimsagemt@gmail .com)

    The Google Promotion Award Team has discovered a huge number of double claims due to winners informing close friends relatives and third parties about their winning and also sharing their pin numbers. As a result of this, these friends try to claim the lottery...

    Congratulations from the Staffs & Members of the Google interactive Lotteries Board Commission.

    Mrs. Charlene Richards.
    Promotion Award Manager.
    C2015 Google Corporation.

    ...

    With Regards
    KRIS" ~


  • Anonymous: 1 week, 1 day ago from: Haskovo, Khaskovo, Bulgaria

    Yes. I've just won the same lottery. Obviously, I didn't believe, so I checked the address and the name of Matt XXXX.

    The adress is correct but the name is connected with lots of interesting 'awards'. Do not believe such things. Be cautious! ~


  • Anonymous: 1 week, 3 days ago from: Brooklyn, New York, United States

    Received this:
    ------

    "Dear Google User,

    Google Inc wishes to inform you that your e-mail account have been selected and therefore has made you one of our winners in the GOOGLE E-MAIL ONLINE SWEEPSTAKES PROMO.

    This comes as a result of your constant use of our online and ancillary services.

    Kindly see the attached (PDF FILE) for your official Notification Letter and Claims Instructions.

    Congratulations!!!

    Google Online Sweepstakes Team
    Google Inc. (UK)“ ~


  • Anonymous: 1 week, 4 days ago from: Philippines

    Last email received was:

    --- --- ---
    Google Promotion Award Department®
    44 Oakleugh Road, South London N11 INP
    United Kingdom.

    Office of the Processing agent

    APPROVED £500,000.00 LOTTERY AWARD

    Dear: Lucky Winner,

    CONGRATULATIONS!!!

    This is to acknowledge the receipt of your mail,you have been officially cleared for payment by the Verification's and Payment Department at the headquarters of the GOOGLE AWARD INTERNATIONAL PAYING HOUSE,your won Certified Cheque which you wi...

    You are required to contact the Royal Express Logistic office with details as stated below:

    Royal Express Logistic.
    Contact Person: Mr Collins Newman.
    Email: (info@royalxpresslog .com)
    Tel/Fax: 44 203 769 2647

    The following requirements should be sent to their office for confirmation. You will be sent your winning Certified cheque of £500,000.00, your winning certificate and a Letter Of Affidavit for claim from their office upon payment of their delivery charges.

    1, Full Names
    2, A medium of identification, ie either a copy of
    drivers license or international passport or any other
    legal means of identification.
    3, Contact Phone Numbers.
    4, Complete Residential Address (Where your Cheque will be delivered to)

    Note: Your Winning Funds has been insured to it's real value with your name by the Google Promotion Award Department, deduction of any kind will not be made out of your winning funds, you are responsible for the delivery charges of your Cheque...
    Once again we say Congratulations!!!

    This office CONGRATULATES you.

    Yours Faithfully,
    Mr Grahams Benfield."
    --- --- ---

    They send me the certificate of winning...
    Is it real???? ~


    • info: 1 week, 3 days ago

      No, it is not real. It is a scam. ~


  • Anonymous: 2 weeks, 0 day ago from: Sudan

    Over two weeks back, I have been notified by Mr.Edward d.Souza,from:googleltd@163. .com,that I have won sum of (one million Great Britain Pound sterling)in Outlook and Google ltd.

    I have paid $250 to cover insurance and VAT. I have stopped any further contacts at this stage...

    H. Sherfi ~


    • info: 2 weeks, 0 day ago

      It is a scam. And once you are asked to send money in order receive money, it is a scam. ~


      • Anonymous: 2 weeks, 0 day ago from: Belgium

        I got also google award winner lol I knew it is scam!!

        But I called the guy his name was George Kennedy lol and he talked with african accent and surprise he talked french :)ok I started play the game was so happy I wont 1000000,he was so exiting than in the end he dont close his phone and I heard him talking with others, he said ohh poor women was so happy to win but she will cry in the end!!

        I send the email address to i-cops and telephone number too.

        They are just some morons who try to get ur money. Never reply and never give your information away on internet! ~


  • Anonymous: 2 weeks, 2 days ago from: Galten, Midtjylland, Denmark

    I received this mail today. I wrote them back to question what it was. Funny the person replying spelled their own name wrong and none of the emails matched. I knew it was a scam but enjoy seeing how they reply to questions. ~


  • Anonymous: 2 weeks, 4 days ago from: Australia

    I got a similar email today. It was so poorly set out and pixelated that it screamed scam. It is interesting because they sent me a jpg with the notice instead of the text on the email. ~


  • Anonymous: 2 weeks, 4 days ago from: New Smyrna Beach, Florida, United States

    Yes I received one of these emails as recently as today. I immediately used google search and did not provide any personal information to the sender. ~


  • Anonymous: 2 weeks, 5 days ago from: Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    I got email in differrent way.. but I am too smart to think of it. After all for more than 10 years with google, this is the first time my mail from google and make me feel excited about it.

    Luckily my fiance is a policeman and notice this is SCAM. To confirm with that, I am good in searching as I do my research study and I found the address is same but there is something left.. and notice with the phone is totaly different.

    However, I just want to share so with this I can help another person and can keep google system's company not blacklisted from others.

    Here is the email:

    --- ---
    "Google UK Ltd
    Belgrave House
    76 Buckingham Palace
    Road London SW1W 9TQ
    United Kingdom.
    Ref No: GFSP/ 7748/782/2015
    Batch: GFSP/ 955/GPWIN/UK
    OFFICIAL NOTIFICATION LETTER
    It is obvious that this notification will come to you as a surprise but please find time to
    read it carefully as we congratulate you over your success in the following official
    publication of results of the E-mail Electronic Online SweepstakesOrganized by Google, in
    conjunction with the foundation for the Promotion of Software Products, (F.P.S.) held on
    January 1st 2015 here in London UK.

    Google earns its profit mainly from advertising
    using their very own Google search engine, Gmail , Gala, Sify, All e-mail service Google
    Maps, Google Apps, Orkut social networking and You Tube video sharing, which are all offered to the public for free.

    We wish to congratulate you once again, for being among the Twelve (12) selected
    winners in the ongoing E-mail ElectronicOnline Sweepstakes. Hence we do believe with
    your prize, you will continue to be active in your patronage to Google and its Products.

    A Bank Draft of £950,000.00 GBP {Nine Hundred and Fifty Thousand Great British
    Pounds} will be issued in your name by our Foreign Payment Bureau and also a
    certificate of prize claim will be sent alongside your Bank Draft.

    You are advised to contact our Foreign Payment Bureau with the following details
    below for the Processing of your Claims:
    FOREIGN PAYMENT RELEASE FORM.
    (1) Your Contact Address:
    (2) Your Contact Telephone/MobileNumber:
    (3) Your Nationality/Country:
    (4)Your Full Names:
    (5) Occupation:
    (6) Age/Gender:
    (7) Marital Status:
    (8) Private Email Address:
    (9) Ever Won An Online Lottery?
    (10) How Do You Feel As A Winner?
    Mode of Price Remittance.
    (1) Bank To Bank Wire Transfer."
    --- ---

    This is latest. Dont ever involve yourself with those cybercriminals and let them take your money. ~


  • Anonymous: 2 weeks, 5 days ago from: Kampala, Kampala, Uganda

    I received the same message that I was a winner, but I haven't sent my details,that's why I've searched to see wheather it's from google,
    Thank you! ~


  • Anonymous: 2 weeks, 6 days ago from: Hanoi, Dac Lac, Vietnam

    I was also one of the winners, but I knew it's a SCAM so I politely decline the REWARD.
    Thank you so much .
    d.danang.vn ~


  • Anonymous: 3 weeks, 1 day ago from: Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia

    I was one of the winners, but I knew it's a SCAM so I politely decline the REWARD. ~


  • Anonymous: 3 weeks, 2 days ago from: Næstved, Sjelland, Denmark

    Hi, I received an email too, but unfortunately I sent some of my informations to them, I don't know what will happen after this pleas guide me, but I didnt send eny monyi ~


    • info: 3 weeks, 2 days ago

      Just be careful next time, because they will attempt use the information you have sent to scam you. ~


  • Anonymous: 1 month, 0 week ago from: United Kingdom

    This is a copy of the latested email received which I hope may be helpful!

    - - - - - -

    "Dear Beneficiary,
    I was in a board meeting with the Directors of Google yesterday, and I was asked to submit the records of winners, so there cheques could be released, I could not summit your file, because it's still pending without the claim affidavit, from the British High Court.
    If I can receive your payment today, I will proceed to the Court and procure your necessary claim affidavit certificate and will forward your file to the Google management for the release and signing of your cheque.

    Considering the cost of sending charges via western union to UK as being expensive via western union, I would advice all payment from the Asian regions to be sent to my alternate office there in Thailand that would save you some money and time.

    So proceed with the western union payment of your court charges to my office there in Thailand with the below Receivers information.

    Receiver's Name: AUNCHALEE BOONJUNTHUEK
    Receiver's Address : 14th Floor Bangnathani, Building 1/28 Bangna-Trad Rd.,
    Bangna, Bangkok 10260, Thailand.

    Then get back to me with the money transfer payment receipt, as payment evidence,

    ...

    Yours Cordially,
    Senior Anthony Hudsons
    [ANTHONY HUDSONS AND ASSOCIATES LLP]" ~


  • Anonymous: 1 month, 1 week ago from: Bekasi, Jawa Barat, Indonesia

    I also received the email right below but i don't know is it true or not (anyone can help me?):

    "From: the desk of the promotions manager,
    apple android international promotions/prize award department,
    ref: eks255125658304 and batch no: 53/1817/idl.
    po box 1011 manchester, l70 1nm
    united kingdom.

    attention: dear andynamulyawati@hotmail .com,

    re/award notification!

    we are pleased to inform you of the announcement made on 23rd of january 2015, of winners of the apple android end of the year/new year international lotto promo splash programs held on 20th of december 2014 as part of our end of the year bonanza and we are using this medium to officially notify you that the result of the lotto was recently released as shown below:



    promo result.
    s/n winners list. amount won. ticket number. status.

    1 abdullazizi@netzero .Net gbp 1,500,000.00 confidential. unclaimed.

    2 andynamulyawati@hotmail .Com gbp 1,200,000.00 034-1416-4612. unclaimed.

    3 ayuna25@chevron .Com gbp 800,000.00 confidential. unclaimed

    we are happy to inform you that you are our second prize winner and you won gbp 1,200,000.00 (one million, two hundred thousand british pound) at this free lotto promo. You or your company, attached to ticket number 034-1416-4612, with serial number 6521-11 drew the lucky numbers 31-51-22-24-39-43, and consequently won the lottery in category c. You have therefore been approved for a lump sum pay out of gbp 1.2million in cash credited to file ref: eks255125658304. This is from total prize money of gbp 3,500,000.00 shared among 3 winners in this category. All participants were selected through a computer balloting system drawn from 25,000 names from middle east, asia, africa, australia, canada, europe, north america and oceania as part of our international promotions program, which is conducted annually.

    ...

    shirley harris,
    chief promotions manager,
    apple android inter'l promo corporation
    united kingdom.
    tel: 447045776596" ~


    • info: 1 month, 0 week ago

      The email is a scam and a fake. ~


  • Anonymous: 1 month, 2 weeks ago from: Islamabad, Islamabad, Pakistan

    I also received this type of email lottery winning through this email:

    "Kinman, Hallie N (hallie-kinman@uiowa .edu)"

    Matter,

    Dear Lucky Winner.

    Your Award Winning Details.

    Code Number: GUK/3554749405GK
    Ticket No: GUK/1008272745GK
    Winning Number: GUK/99334353734GK

    We wish to congratulate you on this note, for being one of our lucky winners selected this year. This promotion was set-up to encourage the active use of the Google search engine and the Google ancillary services. Hence we do believe with your winning prize, you will continue to be active and patronage to this company. Google is now the world leading search engine worldwide and in an effort to make sure that it remains the most widely used search engine, an online e-mail balloting was carried out on the 9th of January 2015, without your knowledge and was officially released recently.

    We wish to formally announce to you that your email address was attached to a lump sum of £750,000.00 {Seven Hundred and Fifty Thousand Great British Pounds Sterling} only.

    A winning Cheque will be issued in your name by the Google Promotion Award Team, and also a certificate of prize... program. To claim your won prize, please contact the Google Award claims Manager (Mr. Kennedy Watson) neatly filling the Verification form below.

    VERIFICATION FORM
    First Name
    Last Name
    Residential Address
    ...


    You are advised to contact your Foreign Claims Manager with his private email details below to avoid unnecessary delay and complications:

    GOOGLE AWARD CLAIMS MANAGER.
    Mr. Kennedy Watson
    E-mail: googaward2013.watson@rogers .com
    Tel: 447(0)31920082
    Tel: 447(0)31966133

    For security reasons, you are advised to keep your winning information’s confidential till your claims have been processed and your money remitted to you. This ...
    Congratulations from the Staffs & Members of Google Board Commission

    Google CEO Eric Schmidt
    Executive Chairman of Google" ~


  • Anonymous: 1 month, 2 weeks ago from: Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

    Received an e-mail from near@embargmail .com. Is this part of the google lottery scam? ~


    • info: 1 month, 2 weeks ago

      Please send us a copy of the email so may examine it and determine if it is fraudulent. ~


  • Anonymous: 1 month, 2 weeks ago from: Bentley, Western Australia, Australia

    Tried to report this to Google but found it very difficult and 'roundabout'. I received one of these spam/phishing messages. Seems if you don't have a Gmail account you don't exist. ~


  • Anonymous: 1 month, 2 weeks ago from: Belize

    Received the following email:

    --- --- ---
    "Dear Winner,

    We are glad to inform you that you have won the sum of £1,000,000GBP (One Million Great Britain
    Pound Sterling) in Outlook and Google Limited of Company to aid the use of Internet Worldwide and
    this Prize is given out randomly to worldwide individuals, for their personal business development and
    enhancement of their educational plans. Your email was electronically selected as a winner in this Year
    Annual Draw via Directories with GMAIL, HOTMAIL AND YAHOO.

    This Prize is given out randomly to worldwide individuals, for their personal business development and
    enhancement of their educational plans.
    Redeem Prize by filling all necessary information:
    • Name:
    • Mobile Number:
    • Contact Address:
    • Country
    • Age
    Provide details here: googleltd@163 .com
    NOTE: Read and follow the necessary instruction by providing all necessary information.
    Remember this ticket no:
    Google Limited.
    Promotion Director
    Mr. Edward D’Souza" ~


    • Anonymous: 1 month, 2 weeks ago from: Islamabad, Islamabad, Pakistan

      yeah the same message I received 30 minutes ago....what I should do in such circumstances, where to report or not? ~


    • Anonymous: 1 month, 2 weeks ago from: South Africa

      I received this exact same email just moments ago. Where do we report this people. Google should really send out a mass email warning users after all, it is their name being used. ~


  • Anonymous: 1 month, 2 weeks ago from: Bangkok, Krung Thep, Thailand

    It was obviously a 'Scam'. I don't think 'Google' would have made those grammar mistakes in their communications. ~


  • Anonymous: 1 month, 3 weeks ago from: Mentor, Ohio, United States

    I received this on 2.13.2015 to my work email:

    "Google Enterprise Operation London
    Google UK Ltd. Belgrave House
    76 Buckingham Palace Road
    London SW1W 9TQ
    United Kingdom

    GOOGLE CUSTOMERS AND USERS AWARD 2015

    Congratulations on becoming a selected winner of the Google Reward Promotion. A Copy of Our Microsoft Google Customers and Users Award 2015 Letter is Attached for your Immediate Perusal and to Congratulate you on emerging the Second (2nd) prize winner in our Microsoft Google Users and Customers award for 2015. You are advised to contact the Payment Consultant immediately for the release of your cash prize. Congratulations from the Staffs & Members of Microsoft Google Networking United Kingdom.

    Yours Faithfully,
    VP. Matt Brittin,
    Chairman of the Board and Managing Director,
    Google United Kingdom." ~


  • Anonymous: 1 month, 3 weeks ago from: India

    If that type of mail is coming what we do? ~


    • info: 1 month, 3 weeks ago

      Report it to Google. ~


  • Anonymous: 1 month, 3 weeks ago from: Lakeview, Oregon, United States

    Good Morning; I have received these e-mails Skylark Global Express courier service who claim to be holding the winning information pending delivery charges.

    They also claim to reside in Malaysia. I decided that I will attempt to gather as much information about them for the time being.

    I think that Google should send a mass e-mail to all their costumers about this; as a courtesy so that maybe this interruption can be ignored by all the wonderful people on the Web.

    Thank you, JJ ~


  • Anonymous: 1 month, 3 weeks ago from: Stockton, California, United States

    I think that I have been scammed because I have been getting these letters and finally replied to it.

    Sent them the money they asked for which was $390.00 and they said I will receive $500,000 and an Apple Mac Pro.

    I know that this was foolish of me, and I am pretty sure I am out of that money but now I know not to reply to any of those emails again. ~


  • Anonymous: 1 month, 3 weeks ago from: Rwanda

    Hi,
    I have received the same email that I won 500000 pounds. I sent all my personal informations. they asked me to pay about $960 but I refused.

    I told them to pay for me so that I will pay back after having my cheque.

    now am asking of what will happen apart from using it in their scamming activities.

    please answer me.
    thank you ~


    • info: 1 month, 3 weeks ago

      They will only attempt to use the information to scam you. So, be careful next time. ~


  • Anonymous: 1 month, 4 weeks ago from: Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan

    I received same email ..and I gave all information...name ..address and telephone number now what happen with me....tell me what can I do? ~


    • info: 1 month, 4 weeks ago

      Be careful next time because the scammers will attempt to use the information that you have sent them to trick you into sending money or more information. ~


  • Anonymous: 1 month, 4 weeks ago from: Orland Park, Illinois, United States

    I just received an email that says the same things and they are asking me to have a choice of delivery of €550=$800 or €750=$1.305.

    I don't remember, but I have the letter with me, it is a fraud.

    They have a website that is asking you to pay for your courier.

    I asked my dad about it and he told me is not true, and I can't pay for the lottery.

    Don't follow the instructions they just want your money.I was happy about it but when my dad told me you have to verified all information you get before responding. ~


  • Anonymous: 1 month, 4 weeks ago from: Mascot, New South Wales, Australia

    Here is what to do if you receive scam emails like this:

    >Open email
    >Click down arrow (next to the reply button)
    >Click 'Report Phishing'
    >Then press OK.

    Google will investigate! ~


  • Anonymous: 1 month, 4 weeks ago from: Plot, Azad Kashmir, Pakistan

    I just got one below but it didn't say anything about sending money. I just got done reading everybody's comments and I want to thank you because I did not send out my information.

    "Dear Winner

    We are glad to inform you that you have won the sum of £1,000,000GBP (One Million Great Britain Pound Sterling) in Outlook and Google Limited of Company to aid the use of Internet Worldwide and
    this Prize is given out randomly to worldwide individuals, for their personal business development and enhancement of their educational plans. Your email was selected via World Wide Web Email
    Selector which your email was picked as the lucky.

    Fill the form to collect Prize Amount
    • Name:
    • Contact Address:
    • Mobile Number:
    • Country

    NOTE: Your email has already been approved, contact email below
    CLAIMS AGENT: googleltd@163 .com
    Congratulation and have a wonderful day.
    Mr. Edward D.souza" ~


    • Anonymous: 1 month, 4 weeks ago from: Denver, Colorado, United States

      Hello,

      I received a email from google stating that I won 1,000,000 dollars.

      I would like to claim my email address is *** and telephone is ***. ~


      • info: 1 month, 4 weeks ago

        The message that you have received is a scam. The message was not sent by Google, but by scammers who will attempt to trick you into sending your information and money. ~


  • Anonymous: 2 months, 0 week ago from: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

    I think I just got one but it didn't say anything about sending money. I just got done reading everybody's comments and I want to thank you because I did not send out my information. ~


    • Anonymous: 2 months, 0 week ago from: Smyrna, Delaware, United States

      I just got one also; it was from gmail for $750,000.00 and I searched to see if it was a scam before sending any information. It said contact Marta Francisco; good thing I checked on it before I did anything. I'm going to delete it right now so thanks for the warning. ~


  • Anonymous: 2 months, 1 week ago from: Colombo, Western, Sri Lanka

    You mention I win 2100000$ but why your not sending money. Always your staff asking for money from us.

    Please, if you can pls send money sir. ~


    • info: 2 months, 1 week ago

      Google or Gmail didn't send the email. The email was sent by scammers to trick you into sending money.

      There is no Google lottery, promotion, giveaways or promotion giving away money. ~


  • Anonymous: 2 months, 1 week ago from: Basingstoke, Hampshire, United Kingdom

    Thanks for the information because you have just save me from giving away my money foolishly to these scammers.

    DPD Express need to look into this serious scammers. I know I spoke to someone this morning from DPD and he sound far way as if he is in some part of Africa using a UK mobile number.

    People need to be on the alert for SCAMMERS. ~


  • Anonymous: 2 months, 1 week ago from: Aguas Buenas, Puerto Rico

    PUERTO RICO /google award claims manager letter received.

    Google has to do something about there name being used with actual documents that seem to be so real ...
    These no good B_______Got my personal info!!!

    I was very innocent to there game ..there must be someone in the fraud investigation unit that will catch those no good
    Cyber criminals !!! Iam going to look into further myself with fraud investigations..this cannot remain like this google !!! ~


  • Anonymous: 2 months, 1 week ago from: Egypt

    Here is another fake Google lottery email:

    "Google UK Ltd
    Balgrave House
    76 Buckingham palace
    Road London SW1W9TQ
    United Kingdom

    Ret No: GFSP/7784/782/2015
    Batch: GESP/955/GPWIN/UK

    OFFICIAL NOTIFICTION LETTER

    It is obvious that this notification will come to you as a surprise but please find time to read it carefully as we congratulate you over your success in the following official publication of results of the E-mail Electronic Online Sweepstakes Organized by Google, in conjunction with foundation for the promotion of software products,(F.P.S) held on 12th January 2015 here in London UK. Google earns its profit mainly from advertising using their very own Google search engine, Gmail, yahoo, hotmail, all Malaysia e-mail service, Google Map, Google Apps, Orkutsocial networking and You Tube Video sharing, which are all offered to the public for free.

    ...

    You are advised to contact our Foreign Payment Bureau with the following details bellow for the processing of your claims:

    FOREIGN PAYMENT RELEASE FORM
    (1) Your complete contact address:
    (2) Your Tel/Mobile numbers:
    (3) Your Nationality/Country:
    (4) Your Full Name:
    (5) Occupation/Company:
    (6) Age/Gender:
    (7) Marital Status:
    (8) Have you ever won an online lottery?
    (9) What is your comment on Google Product and services?
    (10) Alternative email account if any:


    MODE OF PRICE REMITTANCE
    (1)Bank to Bank Wire Transfer.
    (2) Courier Delivery of your certified winning Cheque in your name and other winning Document safely to you

    Contact our foreign payment Bureau officer bellow:
    Brian Hookson
    Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer with the E-mail account as follows:

    Email: brain.hookson@representative .com
    gbrain.hooksona@gmail .com
    Phone: 447045773650" ~


  • Anonymous: 2 months, 1 week ago from: Gostar, Hamadan, Iran

    Lottery scammer information:

    googlelotto141@nl.rogers .com
    tel: 447(0)31968586
    447(0)31913556
    Mr.Kennedy Watson
    GOOGLE AWARD CLAIMS MANAGER ~


  • Anonymous: 2 months, 1 week ago from: Ourinhos, Sao Paulo, Brazil

    I received the email below:

    "Richard Reynolds (RReynolds@advocates .org)
    RReynolds@advocates .org
    Outlook .com Exibição Ativa
    1 anexo (344,3 KB)
    Clique para obter Opções
    Google_User_Reward.doc

    Baixar como zipSalvar no OneDrive


    From: Richard Reynolds
    Sent: Sunday, January 25, 2015 7:54 AM
    To: Richard Reynolds
    Subject: 01/25/2015

    Attn: Winner.

    View attached file for claims procedure.

    Congratulations from the Staff & Members of Google Board Commission.

    Richard Reynolds

    Important Warning: This message is intended only for the use of the person or entity to which it is addressed and may contain information that is confidential, the disclosure of which is governed by applicable law.

    If you are not the intended recipient, or the employee or agent responsible to deliver it to the intended recipient, the disclosure, copying or distribution of this information is strictly prohibited.

    If you have received this message in error, please forward it to Advocates Chief Compliance Officer at: CCO@advocatesinc .org. Thank you.

    Thanks for the measures deemed necessary,

    E.A.Ferraz ~


    • info: 2 months, 1 week ago

      It is a scam because there is NO Google or Gmail lottery, promotion, reward or giveaways. ~


  • Anonymous: 2 months, 1 week ago from: Fairfield, Ohio, United States

    I received an email this am - from Google Award Claims Manager Mr. Kennedy Watson; googleawd2013.watson@rogers .com; phone 447(0)31920082 OR 31966133.

    I don't see this particular scam listed with the others, wanted to inform you there is another one, possibly, out now. All from the UK again. ~


    • Anonymous: 2 months, 1 week ago from: Colombo, Western, Sri Lanka

      Your staff send to me batch no & reference no wcd & pin card no visa atm card
      mention my name also.

      Now they asking money from me. Please let me know & advise. ~


      • info: 2 months, 1 week ago

        The email was sent by scammers to trick you into sending money.

        The email was not sent by Google or Gmail.

        Please do not send your money to the scammers. ~


  • Anonymous: 2 months, 2 weeks ago from: Australia

    Hi, I have just received a email from google award promotion telling me I won 950,000 pounds.

    Thank goodness I found this alert before replying to this scam.

    Thanks for putting up the alert. ~


  • Anonymous: 2 months, 2 weeks ago from: Scarborough, Ontario, Canada

    I have received the following email:

    "We happily announce to you the draw that Your Gmail ID have won you prize money of $800,000 and one Apple Laptop for this month of January 2015 lottery, sweepstakes, which is
    organized and presented by GMAIL & MICROSOFT OUTLOOK LOTTERY INC & WINDOWS
    8.MICROSOFT WINDOWS collects all the Gmail and hotmail addresses of people who are
    active online; among the people who subscribed to Gmail and Outlook. Gmail, we... the winner applying. We congratulate you for being one of the people selected.
    NOTE: CONTACT THE EMAIL BELOW WITH YOUR INFORMATION.
    Contact Email: googlelottoy2014@foxmail .com
    1. FULL NAME:
    2. DIRECT PHONE NO:
    3. AGE:..." ~


  • Anonymous: 2 months, 2 weeks ago from: United Kingdom

    What I have just read was almost the content of the email I received on January 21, 2015 congratulating me for being a lucky winner of January Google Award winner, but when I look at the sender email address I discovered that it was sent from an ordinary @gmail.com account. I believe that if it were genuine Google would have used Google e-wallet or @google.com not @gmail.com.

    Thanks for your timely warning. ~


  • Anonymous: 2 months, 2 weeks ago from: Philippines

    It is similar to this email I have recently received last 20 January 2015:


    "GOOGLE Inc. in Affiliation with Asia Pacific Lottery Association.
    Thru: Asia Pacific Lottery Association,
    Wisma Magnum
    145, Jalan Pudu
    55100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Dear Esteemed User.
    2015 NEW YEAR GOOGLE LOTTO

    GOOGLE is pleased to notify you that our 2015 Lotto is on and this is first of its kind. As part of our Social Responsibility to our Customers and users of our ancillary services, we found it imperative to give back to our customers across the globe.

    In view of this we decided to organize the GOOGLE 2015 Lotto, and the sole reason for this is to reward our numerous users/customers/clients who in one way or the other who have contributed to our great success and achievement and had dealings with GOOGLE Services, Search Engine, Gmail, YouTube, Translator, GOOGLE Map, GOOGLE Earth, Ad Sense and also to propagate the use of GOOGLE and the acceptance of the GOOGLE Android Applications and GOOGLE Play.

    We decided to come up with this promotion to show our appreciation and also pray your continual usage of our services. In view of this 2015 NEW YEAR GOOGLE LOTTO was organized which is first of its kind to encourage our users and also introduce our latest GOOGLE Tablet (GOOGLE Nexus 10), we uphold the interest of our users and customers and are always committed to give them the best.
    ...

    You will be requred to contact our Reward Co-Ordinator “David Anderson” by neatly filling the verification and funds release requirement below, as your payment will be released and arranged by our Asian Office;

    CLAIMS VERIFICATION FORM

    First Name:
    Last Name:
    Residential Address:

    To File For Your Claim, Please Contact Our,REWARD CO-ORDINATOR
    David Anderson
    E-mail: davandy09@googlemail .com" ~


  • Anonymous: 2 months, 2 weeks ago from: Port Louis, Port Louis, Mauritius

    Hi,

    I have received another mail below from those cyber-criminal:

    --- --- ---
    "ROYAL FINANCE & COURIERS SERVICES LTD.

    Dear Esteem Customer, xxxxxxxxxxx,

    Greetings from Royal Finance & Couriers Services, we hereby inform you that we are in possession of your parcel containing a certified cheque written in your name, with identification number {CPEL/OWN/9687}, which is to be delivered to you, as instructed by our affiliate (GOOGLE AWARD INTERNATIONAL).

    Description of parcel to be delivered:
    Weight of parcel 0.13kg
    Color of parcel Brown
    Length of Days Pending on your choice of delivery.
    Parcel Status Metallic Sealed

    The International delivery Service items are priced according to the tariff zone of the destination country, weight or volumetric weight (1m³ = 250kg) of the item and additional services selected. The price includes export and import forwarding.

    ...

    ROYALE COURIERS FIRST CLASS DELIVERY
    Max Delivery Duration 48hrs
    Mailing /freight cost £330.00
    Handling Fee £150.00
    Insurance £100.00
    Vat £50.00
    TOTAL £630.00 Equivalent $960.00 USD



    ROYALE COURIERS SECOND CLASS DELIVERY
    Max Delivery Duration 96hrs
    Mailing /freight cost £250.00
    Handling Fee £100.00
    Insurance £100.00
    Vat £50.00
    TOTAL £500.00 Equivalent $760.00 USD...

    Yours in Service,
    Mr Collins Newman,
    info.royalcouriers@gmail .com
    Royal Finance & Couriers Ltd." ~


  • Anonymous: 2 months, 2 weeks ago from: Azerbaijan

    Hello,

    I received the mail below, please tell me if it is a scam or not?

    "GOOGLE AWARD TEAM ARRANGE LOTTERY?

    Google Anniversary Award Centre
    Belgrave House, 76 Buckingham Palace Rd. London SW1W 9TQ, United Kingdom.

    Your e-mail address winning details:
    Award Batch No: GUK/FPSP/DRW24/08
    E- No: GUK/FPSP/1472/915/218

    OFFICIAL WINNING NOTIFICATION LETTER
    We wish to congratulate you over your success in the official publication of results of the E-mail electronic online sweepstake organized by Google, in conjunction with the Foundation for the Promotion of Software Products (F.P.S.P) and confirmed by our co-sponsors Visa®/MasterCard® International. Google earns its profit mainly from advertising using their very own Google search engine, Gmail, Gala, Sify e-mail services, Google Maps, Google Apps, Orkut social networking and You Tube video sharing, which are all offered to the public for free.

    ...

    Your prize will be released to you upon meeting the requirement of the promotion award board authority which includes your statutory obligations. You are advised to contact our Foreign Payment Bureau with the details below to file your Claims:

    PAYMENT CLAIMS FORM
    1) Your Full Names:
    2) Your Contact Address:
    3) Your Telephone/Mobile Number:
    4) Occupation/ Age/Gender:
    5) Private Email Address:
    6) Ever Won An Online Lottery?

    Google values your right to privacy! Your information is 100% secured and will be used exclusively for the purpose of this award only.

    Send all response to our Foreign Payment Bureau officer below:

    David Drummond
    Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer
    Email: david.drummond.guk1@googlemail .com

    NOTE!!! For security reasons, you are advised to keep your winning information confidential till your claims are processed and your money remitted to you. This is part of our precautionary measure to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program by some unscrupulous elements. Please be WARNED!!!!

    Congratulations from the Staffs & Members of Google Anniversary Award Team.


    MD Matt Brittin,
    Chairman of the Board and Managing Director,
    Google Anniversary Award Centre." ~


    • info: 2 months, 2 weeks ago

      The email message is a scam. There is no Google Lottery, Award Team Arrange Lottery, Promotion or Sweepstakes. ~


  • Anonymous: 2 months, 2 weeks ago from: Mountain View, California, United States

    I received the mail below yesterday.Is it from you?

    "Google Gmil Lottery Incoperation Ref: XYL /26510460037/05 Batch: 24/00319/IPD

    This is to inform you that you have won a prize money of ($500,000.00 USD) for the year 2014 Lottery promotion which is organized by GOOGLE/GMAIL LOTTERY INC,OUTLOOK& MSN LOTTERY INC & WINDOWS 8 LIVE. The MICROSOFT WINDOWS collects all the email addresses of the people that are active online, among the millions that subscribed to Yahoo and Hotmail, Gmail we only select five people as our winners through electronic balloting System without the winner applying, we congratulate you for being one of the people selected." ~


    • info: 2 months, 2 weeks ago

      The email is not from Google or Gmail. It is a scam sent by cyber-criminals. ~


  • Anonymous: 2 months, 2 weeks ago from: Tanzania

    Please I would like to know this: is there anything like Google lottery and Google promotion awards department? ~


    • info: 2 months, 2 weeks ago

      There is no Google Award Promotion, lottery or Google Promotion Awards department. ~


  • Anonymous: 2 months, 2 weeks ago from: Tanzania

    Hi? I have personally received the same message claiming to come from google promotion award department but lucky enough, I only sent them the details of my names, age, sex, occupation but no personal identification documents. Be careful my brothers and sisters. ~


    • Anonymous: 2 months, 2 weeks ago from: Tanzania

      Dear Sir/ Madam I got the following SMS; is it a real promotion or some trick?

      "Google Promotion Award Department®
      Belgrave House,
      76 Buckingham Palace Road,
      London SW1W 9TQ,
      United Kingdom.

      GOOGLE 2015 ANNIVERSARY." ~


      • info: 2 months, 2 weeks ago

        The email is a scam. There is currently no or has never been, a Google Promotion Award or Lottery. ~


  • Anonymous: 2 months, 2 weeks ago from: Port Louis, Port Louis, Mauritius

    I've also received the same mail yesterday and reply to them for my great surprise they send me an attached certificate by mail today which I've already replied giving contact number etc.

    The only thing which pass in my mind after is to check on Google site if this type of lottery exist or not.

    Please see 1ST MAIL SENT YESTERDAY:

    "Google Promotion Award Department®
    Belgrave House,
    76 Buckingham Palace Road,
    London SW1W 9TQ,
    United Kingdom.

    GOOGLE 2015 ANNIVERSARY.

    Dear Lucky Winner,

    We wish to congratulate you once again on this note, for being part of our winners selected this year. This promotion was set-up to encourage the active users of the Google search engine and the Google ancillary services. Hence we do believe with your winning prize, you will continue to be active and patronage to the Google search engine. Google is now the biggest search engine worldwide and in an effort to make sure that it remains the most widely used search engine.

    The Google Promotion Award Team collects the E-mail addresses of all active users online, among the people that subscribed to GOOGLE SEARCH ENGINE, GOOGLEMAIL, YAHOOMAIL, MSN, HOTMAIL, AOL, REDIFFMAIL, ALTAVISTA, BIGPOND and all the social networks online, among the billions users that subscribe to internet in which your email address did emerge as one of the lucky winners that won £500,000.00 {Five Hundred Thousand Great British Pounds Sterling} through electronic balloting System without the winner applying, we are congratulating you for having been one of the lucky people that won for this Month of January.

    A winning cheque of £500,000.00 {Five Hundred Thousand Great British Pounds Sterling} will be issued in your name by our fiduciary agent, and also a certificate of prize claims will be sent alongside your winning cheque.

    Note that all winners cheque are certified cashiers bank cheque and when delivered and received by you, you can deposit and cash it in your bank without any delay.

    Kindly forward your verification details as stated below to your Fiduciary Agent;
    1. FULL NAMES:
    2. HOUSE ADDRESS:
    3. OCCUPATION:
    4. SEX:
    5. AGE:...

    Contact Person: Mr Grahams Benfield
    Contact Email: (gfiduciaryagent@gmail .com)

    The Google Promotion Award Team has discovered a huge number of double claims due to winners informing close friends relatives and third parties about their winning and also sharing their pin numbers. As a result of this, these friends try to claim the lottery on-behalf of the real winners. The Google Promotion Award Team has reached a decision th...

    Congratulations from the Staffs & Members of the Google interactive Lotteries Board Commission.

    Mrs.Charlene Richards.
    Promotion Award Manager.
    C2015 Google Corporation.

    AND THE SECOND ONE SEND TODAY Google Promotion Award Department®
    Belgrave House,76 Buckingham Palace Road,
    London SW1W 9TQ,
    United Kingdom." ~


  • Anonymous: 2 months, 2 weeks ago from: United States

    I received an email this morning stating that I was chosen out of 5 people . I won a laptop and 8,000.00 $ and to respond with my name number and send back to a Berry Delp at gogglegmaillottery2014@foxnail .com ~


  • Anonymous: 2 months, 3 weeks ago from: San Leandro, California, United States

    My husband received an email from Damien White his email address mienhite@embargmail .com. This guy is stating my husband won something and he wanted my husband's information. BE AWARE DONT GIVE OUT YOUR INFORMATION IF YOU GET AN EMAIL FROM THIS DUDE. ITS A SCAM. ~


  • Anonymous: 2 months, 3 weeks ago from: United States

    I have gotten the same email. I looked at the email address of the sender and forwarded the email to the schools board that it came from. ~


    • info: 2 months, 3 weeks ago

      Scammers are using a technique called Email Spoofing, to send emails from one address and make it appear as if it was sent from another address.

      For example:
      I can send an email message from my account to you, and make the email appear as if it came from the president@ whitehouse.gov. ~


  • Anonymous: 2 months, 3 weeks ago from: Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

    I have just received an email stating I have been selected by Google rewards, I Googled this and came to this website thank you for the information. I have deleted the email. ~


  • Anonymous: 2 months, 3 weeks ago from: Trinidad and Tobago

    This is the message I am repeatedly been receiving..... but ignoring:

    "Dear Lucky Winner.

    Your Award Winning Details.

    Code Number: GUK/3554749405GK
    Ticket No: GUK/1008272745GK
    Winning Number: GUK/99334353734GK

    We wish to congratulate you on this note, for being one of our lucky winners selected this year. This promotion was set-up to encourage the active use of the Google search engine and the Google ancillary services.

    Hence we do believe with your winning prize, you will continue to be active and patronage to this company. Google is now the world leading search engine worldwide and in an effort to make sure that it remains the most widely used search engine, an online e-mail balloting was carried out on the 5th Of January 2015, without your knowledge and has been officially released.

    A winning Cheque will be issued in your name by the Google Promotion Award Team, and also a certificate of prize claims will be sent alongside your winning Cheque.

    ... please contact the Google Award claims Manager (Mr. Kennedy Watson) neatly filling the Verification form below.

    VERIFICATION FORM
    First Name
    Last Name
    Residential Address
    Telephone/ Mobile
    Fax Number
    Nationality/Country
    Date Of Birth (dd/mm/yy)
    Sex...

    Ever Won An Online Lottery Before? Yes/No

    You are advised to contact your Foreign Claims Manager with his private email details below to avoid unnecessary delay and complications:


    GOOGLE AWARD CLAIMS MANAGER.
    Mr. Kennedy Watson
    E-mail: googlelott.dept@nl.rogers .com
    Tel: 447(0)31968586
    Tel: 447(0)31913556

    Please do not reply if you are NOT the owner of this email address.

    Congratulations from the Staffs & Members of Google Board Commission

    Google CEO Eric Schmidt
    Executive Chairman of Google" ~


  • Anonymous: 2 months, 3 weeks ago from: Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom

    I got this today also big scam it's a shame could really use the money 2 get back on my feet hate people who do these scams. ~


  • Anonymous: 2 months, 4 weeks ago from: Texas, United States

    Why does Google allow scams like this in their name. ~


  • Anonymous: 3 months, 0 week ago from: Egypt

    I received the following mail ? It is certified or fooled?
    --- --- ---
    GOOGLE Inc. in Affiliation with Asia Pacific Lottery Association.
    Thru: Asia Pacific Lottery Association,
    Wisma Magnum
    111, Jalan Pudu
    55100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Dear Esteemed User.
    2015 NEW YEAR GOOGLE LOTTO

    GOOGLE is pleased to notify you that our 2015 Lotto is on and this is first of its kind. As part of our Social Responsibility to our Customers and users of our ancillary services, we found it imperative to give back to our customers across the globe.

    In view of this we decided to organize the GOOGLE 2015 Lotto, and the sole reason for this is to reward our numerous users/customers/clients who in one way or the other who have contributed to our great success and achievement and had dealings with GOOGLE Services, Search Engine, Gmail, YouTube, Translator, GOOGLE Map, GOOGLE Earth, Ad Sense and also to propagate the use of GOOGLE and the acceptance of the GOOGLE Android Applications and GOOGLE Play.

    We decided to come up with this promotion to show our appreciation and also pray your continual usage of our services. In view of this 2015 NEW YEAR GOOGLE LOTTO was organized which is first of its kind to encourage our users and also introduce our latest GOOGLE Tablet (GOOGLE Nexus 10), we uphold the interest of our users and customers and are always committed to give them the best.

    We are pleased to congratulate you for emerging as one of our lucky winners in the ongoing 2015 New Year GOOGLE LOTTO for your continual usage of our services, hence you are among one of the winners in the Batch A listing. As we believe that with your prize, you will continue to be active in your patronage and loyalty to GOOGLE as a total of 10 Winners emerged worldwide, drawn from different continents of the world. Your eligibility for this reward was due to the fact that you have used the GOOGLE services at one time or the other within the last 1 Year.

    A Bank Cheque have been issued in your favor, hence you have won for yourself the sum of 2,500,000.00 MYR (Malaysian Ringgit) which is equivalent to $760,000.00 USD (Seven Hundred and sixty thousand US Dollar), One GOOGLE Nexus 10 Tablet and also you have been enlisted as One of the GOOGLE Ambassadors for 2015 in your Region.

    We are aware of the continual rampant abuse of GOOGLE as a company and other multi-national companies and we are assuring all our users/clients and Winners that we are working on this, as GOOGLE does not run a lottery and that was the reason for the affiliation with the Asia Pacific Lottery Association (APLA)…..Hence all information with regards the Promotion will be treated with utmost confidentiality.

    You will be requred to contact our Reward Co-Ordinator “Alfred Nashrin” by neatly filling the verification and funds release requirement below, as your payment will be released and arranged by our Asian Office;

    CLAIMS VERIFICATION FORM

    First Name:
    Last Name:
    Residential Address:
    Telephone/ Mobile:
    Nationality/Country:
    Date Of Birth (dd/mm/yy):
    Sex:
    Occupation:
    Alternate Email(Optional):

    To File For Your Claim, Please Contact Our,REWARD CO-ORDINATOR
    Alfred Nashrin
    E-mail: frednacordinator@googlemail.com

    Note: You can either fill your claims verification form by printing and manually filling out the requested details or you can fill directly on e-mail, or provide the details on Microsoft Word.


    Congratulations from the Staff & Members of Google Incorporated.

    Regards,
    Dr. Larry Page.
    Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer,
    Google Inc.
    Corporate Headquarters,
    1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View,
    California, 94043, United States of America
    --- --- --- ~


    • info: 3 months, 0 week ago

      The email is a scam because there is no GOOGLE 2015 Lotto. If you have received emails claiming that you a a winner of any Google lotteries or promotions, it is scam. ~


  • Anonymous: 3 months, 0 week ago from: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

    Received the following email message:
    --- --- ---
    "Your Award Winning Details. Code Number: GUK/3554749405GK Ticket No: GUK/1008272745GK Winning Number: GUK/99334353734GK

    From: Sharon Aldridge-Bent
    Sent: 05 January 2015 22:06
    Subject: COMPLIMENTS OF THE SEASON!?

    Attn: Winner.
    View attached file for claims procedure.

    Congratulations from the Staff & Members of Google Board Commission.

    Dr. Eric Schmidt.
    Notification Date: 01/05/2015"
    --- --- --- ~


  • Anonymous: 3 months, 0 week ago from: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States

    I got and email from jgreen@howardcc .edu. Same ad the ones in Other comments. They claimed.that my. Email was chosen as a winner for 750,000. UK BP..
    I was to reply to the following email: sweepstakes.claimsdept@hotmail .com
    Once I replied then I got an attachment with the following asking for all my personal information:

    --- --- ---
    "Also got this: Attn Winner,

    Thank you for your contact to this office in response to notification from the Customer Service Unit in London. Kindly view attached file for your claims procedures. Please note that your check would be delivered to you via a courier company after completion of the claims procedures. You will be given the courier contact details and would be required to contact DPD Express Parcel Delivery Company to ensure the swift delivery of your Winning Check to your address in your country.


    Regards
    Dianne Harrington
    Google Award Coordinator.
    Google United Kingdom
    ©2015 Google Corporation."
    --- --- ---

    It is a scam. Please don't reply with Personal details if u get an email like this.
    Thanks for the forum and for allowing me to voice this. ~


  • Anonymous: 3 months, 1 week ago from: Australia

    got an email from info@orhanmakina .com.tr The email is:

    "Dear Google User,

    Congratulations, for you have being selected as a winner in the Google E-mail Electronic Online Sweepstakes for the year ended 2014.
    Thanks for your active use of Google online services. Kindly, find attached email (PDF File) for more information.
    Wishing You A Merry Xmas and A Happy New Year!!!

    Sincerely,
    The Google E-mail Electronic Online Sweepstakes Team
    ©2014 Google Incorporation™(UK).

    Powered by Google Incorporation™(UK) and Proudly Supported by ORHANMAKINA .TR" ~


  • Anonymous: 3 months, 1 week ago from: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

    How or why are these people allowed to do this??? How can they be stopped.

    Those m?rons been using same scam every year to me! Tell me why aren't the police in the UK doing anything to stop these people??? ~


  • Anonymous: 3 months, 1 week ago from: Bronx, New York, United States

    Just received the email. Before researching online, I responded to the email requesting to speak to someone before submitting info. This is what came back:

    "Hello, and thanks for your message. If this is an emergency, call 9-1-1. I am responsible for recreation services at Hastings CC and Templeton Pool.

    I'll be away from the office until Friday, January 2nd, at 9:00 am. Don't hesitate to contact me directly on my mobile phone - below - thanks.

    If you require a staff person immediately, please contact the main office at 604-718-6222 loc. '2', and they'll forward you to the staff person on site.

    thanks,

    Booth Palmer
    Community Recreation Supervisor - Hastings Community Centre and Templeton Pool
    tel- 604-718-6227; fax-604-718-6226; mobile-604-505-2715" ~


  • Anonymous: 3 months, 2 weeks ago from: United Kingdom

    It was so obvious it was a scam, but looked initially genuine - with the Google logo and all - gee I can see why people would fall for it. ~


  • Anonymous: 3 months, 2 weeks ago from: Porirua, Wellington, New Zealand

    Got the email from a John Flowers (jflowers@mec.cuny .edu) - I'm apparently a guaranteed winner too (yay for me!). My Foreign contact is the Google Award claims Manager by the name of Mr. Kennedy Watson. I had seen Mr Watson's name in another scam so realised immediately this was one too.

    My question is - we know that Mr Watson must be one of the real scammers, but could the person the email comes from be just as much a victim as the "lottery winner"? I have received emails from my own email address trying to sell ME things. It is obvious that these people know how to take someone's email address, add a number to it, then send out these terrible emails to everyone else so they can take the fall. I have absolutely no idea how to find out who is doing this or how to stop them, but it also terrifies me that one day I'll have the law on my doorstep because of it..... Has anyone else had this problem??? Help!! ~


  • Anonymous: 3 months, 2 weeks ago from: Philippines

    Got one too but this time they sent it as a picture message lol! ~


  • Anonymous: 3 months, 3 weeks ago from: Jokela, Southern Finland, Finland

    I was lucky! I found in time on this site. I did not believed that the Google Award is possible in that way. Thank you all for the information on this site! ~


  • Anonymous: 3 months, 3 weeks ago from: Phillipsburg, New Jersey, United States

    I got one today. I didn't fall for it.

    jj358@columbia .edu
    From: Joanne Hudson
    Sent: Thursday, December 18, 2014 12:26 AM
    To: Joanne Hudson
    Subject: Notification Date:12/17/2014 ~


  • Anonymous: 3 months, 3 weeks ago from: Mountain View, California, United States

    Here is another Google scamming email message:
    --- --- ---

    From: Sandra McPherson
    Sent: Friday, December 12, 2014 12:34 AM
    Subject: NOTIFICATION 12/12/2014

    Attn: Winner.

    View attached file for claims procedure.

    Congratulations from the Staff & Members of Google Board Commission.
    Maureen Nicholson ~


  • Anonymous: 3 months, 3 weeks ago from: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

    I just received one sent by Scott Mayer that I won 750,000.00 USD from the Google Gmail promotion.

    Online email lottery power by Google out of 80 million email addresses 7 lucky winners were picked and I have to email my details name address phone age sex occupation country state to Marta Francisco email address UGH@QQ .com.

    The events manager I mean come on I think if Google really wants me to win something they would already have all my information. ~


  • Anonymous: 3 months, 3 weeks ago from: Wimberley, Texas, United States

    Received one in Texas this morning. Followed up on Snoops, nothing. Mine was 7 winners $750,000 US Google Lottery. Traced the return e-mail address, to China. ~


    • Anonymous: 3 months, 3 weeks ago from: Pakistan

      Sir, I have received 8 Letters from info@gmail .com. Different months. 1 received in July,1 in August, 1 September, 2 in October 2 in November & 1 Letter in December 2014. Sir, what should I reply to this address? ~


      • info: 3 months, 3 weeks ago

        If the email messages are the same as the ones above, please do not reply because it is a scam. ~


  • Anonymous: 3 months, 3 weeks ago from: Thailand

    These people are apparently still active sending an email to anyone who sends an email order to Amazon or other mail order sites.

    The initial email solicits information that is readily available from public sources which I suspect is then used to select those for further scam efforts. ~


  • Anonymous: 3 months, 3 weeks ago from: Macedonia

    I just received such a Award winning e-mail (noting that there stands form sender (Ida...) to me (natird_i...), but in my name stands sender's name Ida...) as below:

    From: Ida Jam*
    Sent: Wednesday, December 17, 2014 5:41 AM
    To: Ida James
    Subject: Notification date:12/17/2014

    Attn: Winner.

    View attached file for claims procedure.
    Congratulations from the Staff & Members of Google Board Commission.
    Ida Jam*.

    This e-mail has been scanned by McAfee Managed Email Content Service. To report
    any issues regarding e-mail SPAM ONLY, please call the Helpdesk at 718-283-MIS1
    © 2014 Microsoft Kushtet Privatësia dhe kukit Zhvilluesit Shqip ~


  • Anonymous: 3 months, 3 weeks ago from: Arlington Heights, Illinois, United States

    I received an email from a person Odion Michael. The message was that I won $800,00 from a Gmail/Outlook lottery and there are only five winners for the month of December. Of course they were after personal information. ~


  • Anonymous: 3 months, 3 weeks ago from: Sunbury-on-thames, Surrey, United Kingdom

    I got message. I was given information. Now they send me carrier service detail.?? ~


    • info: 3 months, 3 weeks ago

      It is a scam. Do not send your money or anymore information. ~


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

    Yeh I got the same email but fortunately did not send any details as is always, if it sounds like it's too good to be true then it is. ~


  • Anonymous: 3 months, 3 weeks ago from: Karlsborg, Vastra Gotaland, Sweden

    I got the same e-mail. I imagined it is a scam so I checked on Internet before doing anything. ~


  • Anonymous: 3 months, 4 weeks ago from: Brandon, Manitoba, Canada

    My email states: From: Saitz, Robert L:

    "your email has been selected for a grand prize of 750,000.00 GBP from the Google online Sweepstakes 2014. Confirm this receipt by replying to the processing officer via this E-mail
    (Googlelotteryaward@yeah .net) for claims. ~


  • Anonymous: 3 months, 4 weeks ago from: Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh

    Oh no!!! I have got an email like this & have sent my informations. What should I do now?? ~


    • info: 3 months, 4 weeks ago

      Just be careful next time because the scammers who you have sent your information to, will attempt to use it to trick you into sending more information and money. ~


  • Anonymous: 3 months, 4 weeks ago from: Belgium

    Received one too , they said I will receive £750,000.00 by cheque , they will sent it over by DPD to my address. Then I also get invitation to United Kingdom.
    Do not trust it before and I know it's a scam , thanks folks.

    Best regards Erik ~


  • Anonymous: 3 months, 4 weeks ago from: United Kingdom

    This is the first one got from them. Thanks, is this a scam?
    GMAIL/MICROSOFT LOTTERY
    Google Gmail (googlegmlottoy2014@foxmail .com) Add to contacts 09/12/2014 Keep this message at the top of your inbox
    To: Nicola Pearsall
    googlegmlottoy2014@foxmail .com


    Gmail/Microsoft Lottery Incorporation
    ========== =============== ===========
    Ref: XYL /43210464537/99
    Batch: 24/00319/IPD
    Dear, Guaranteed Winner.
    Your claims were received and have been processed by this office. On behalf of GMAIL/MICROSOFT LOTTERY we felicitate with you and your family for being one(1) of our five(5) Gmail/Microsoft winners selected in these annual promotion sweepstakes.

    Hence we do believe with your winning. You will continue to be an active patronage to Gmail/Microsoft Windows. You have successfully passed the requirements, statutory obligations, validations and satisfactory report test conducted for all online winners.

    A winning check was issued in your name by Gmail/Microsoft Lottery Incorporation Board and also a certificate of claims will be sent along side your winnings check.

    You are therefore expected to contact our affiliated delivery company(GLOBAL COURIER SERVICES)department in which your winnings check of Eight Hundred Thousand Dollars {$ 800,000.00} & an Apple laptop has been sent for delivery to your residence.

    Do contact the GLOBAL COURIER DELIVERY SERVICES company with the contact information below for further instructions on how to send the consignment to your location and the amount to be charged for the delivery.

    Please you should also send a copy of your winning form containing your winning details down to the courier company for reference purpose.

    CONTACT GLOBAL COURIERS SERVICES
    DISPATCH OFFICER: Mr.James Kumar
    COMPANY EMAIL: globacourierservicedept@outlook .in
    CONTACT NUMBER Tel: 91 -888-653-6379
    Do note that on contact with the courier company, you are to provide them with your

    Full Name:
    Phone Number:
    Parcel security number as stated below:
    Residential address:

    This will enable the Dispatch officer to verify your claim with the files which have been sent to them.
    Gmail/Microsoft Windows lottery discovered a huge number of double claims due to winners informing close friend's relatives and third parties about their winning and also sharing their pin numbers.

    As a result of this, this friends try to claim the lottery on behalf of the real winner. Microsoft Lottery reached a decision from headquarters that any double claim discovered by the Lottery Board will result to the cancelling of that particular winning, making a loss for both the double claimer and the real winner, as it is taken that the real winner was the informer to the double claimer about the lottery. So you are hereby strongly advised once more to keep your winnings strictly confidential until your prize is claimed.

    TERMS AND CONDITIONS : This office will not be responsible for any outstanding fees. Services rendered by the GLOBAL Courier Service are to be paid by you and not the lottery board, for the fact that the lottery organizers didn't make any provision for any upcoming expenses, regarding delivery of parcel or any such.

    And also if you are not going to make the delivery charges, you don't have to contact the GLOBAL Courier Company and there is no deduction from your winning amount, and no payment at the time of delivery all outstanding fees must be made to them before your parcel can be released and deliver to your nominated home address.

    Have it in mind that your won cannot be deducted, this is because the total amount has been insured to the real value. This is to protect winners and to avoid misappropriation of funds.

    It is expected that you add your IDENTIFICATION NUMBERS{Security/Num/82641} as the subject of any correspondence with the courier company to ensure they respond in a timely manner.

    I will require a concise update on proceedings with the firm as soon as you are in contact with them. If you need any assistance whatsoever, please do not hesitate to let us know. Do have a nice day.

    Best Regards,
    Mr.Barry Delp
    (Events Manager)

    Copyright 1995-2014 Gmail/Microsoft Online Promotion 2014 Inc. All rights reserved. Terms of Service - Guideline.
    © 2014 Microsoft Terms Privacy & cookies Developers English (United Kingdom) ~


  • Anonymous: 3 months, 4 weeks ago from: United Kingdom

    Hi, I have had this then I had another mail asking to pick three methods of delivery from the global courier service which would amount to at the cheapest £240:

    "End of year promo we are happy to inform you that your hotmail have won you prize money of
    ($800,000.00 USD) with Apple Laptop by Gmail Lottery in conjunction with the Microsoft Outlook
    Window 8.

    We collect all the Gmail addresses of the people that are active online.

    Among the people
    that subscribed to Gmail and various Microsoft window users, we only select five people every year as
    our winners, without the winner applying ,we are congratulating you for being one of them.

    However you will have to fill and submit the below information to the events manager
    1. Full Name
    2. Contact Address
    3. Telephone Number
    Contact Events manager Lottery Department
    Submit your information to the company email stated below
    Name: Mr. Barry Delp
    Email: googlegmlottoy2014@foxmail .com" ~


  • Anonymous: 3 months, 4 weeks ago from: Australia

    I have also had this email & thought it was genuine until they asked me to send money to the company DPD couriers. I found it difficult to discover who was the genuine claims manager. They are still trying to convince me!

    Surely if it was genuine Google would pay the courier services with the paperwork? ~


  • Anonymous: 4 months, 0 week ago from: Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India

    Here is another email scam:
    --- --- ---

    B.Suganya,DSW,LLB(HONS)BL,N.MP.N
    Juris Consults
    Head office:Clyde & Co LLP
    Beaufort House/31 Chertsey St,
    Guildford GU1 4HA, United Kingdom

    Associates:-
    Barrister Donald .J.Kaufman Esq. (Int'l. Fin. Attorney)
    Barrister Mrs. Debra Holstead (LLB, LLM)
    Mr. MunachI E. MakitI (Protocol Officer)
    Mrs. Ken Henshew(S-B-A-L)
    Mr. Chris Wood (LLM)
    Aishein Brown (Solicitor & Advocate)
    Fred Green (Associate)

    Dear: A. PITCHAI PILLAI

    I am the corresponding Attorney to the Google Incorporation Board in London. Firstly I congratulate you for been one of the lucky winners of the Google SMS Award 2014 held in London.

    I am pleased to inform you that your details and winning prize of five hundred thousand (500,000.00 GBP) Great British Pounds and documents such as winning certificate, fund approval letter and affidavit of claims was brought to my desk so as to assist you through the remitting procedure of your winning amount. Be informed that I have been in contact with the Reserve Bank of India to en-cash the demand draft as such huge amount can only been cashed in the Reserve Bank.

    As an Attorney of the law, I am to follow and abide by the law of your country. I have been to the Reserve Bank of India and I have tendered all documents backing your winning amount to them which they have deemed satisfactory.

    Your won prize has been registered and lodged in R.B.I suspense account to be transferred directly to your local bank account. Please fill and send back to me the attached transfer application form via email so that I can submit it to R.B.I to enable them commence formalities and fund transfer process. Be Informed that you are to make payment of INR 18,920/- Only for Bank Service Charges as it was confirmed that the payment must be done as it is an International Fund Process.

    Note: Print out the form and fill with a pen and send back to my email barristerconnardsmith209@gmail .com
    OR connardsmith209@outlook .com

    That will Enable Us Provide you with Officer Correspondence Account Details for Cash Deposit of the Required Bank Service Charges Of INR 18,920/- To complete your Transfer to your Personal Account Details.

    Regards,
    Barrister Connard Smith
    Tel : 919953612774
    Attachments area
    Preview attachment TRANSFER-FORM-BANK.jpg
    Image: TRANSFER-FORM-BANK.jpg


    I have received this mail from the person barrister connard smith thaI my mobile number is selected for the GOOGLE LUCKY DRAW WINNER 2014. AND HE ASKED ME TO PAY EARLY 20,000 RUPEES FOR THE BANK PROCESS. AND I WAS ADVISED NOT TO BE CHEATED BY LIKE THIS PEOPLE. SO I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW WHTHER SUCH AWARD EXIST IN GOOGLE LUCKY DRAW. ITF IT IS TRUE PLEASE NOTIFY TO ME. HE ALSO SEND ME THE MONEY TRANSFER APPLICATION FROM THE RESERVE BANK OF INDIA. IS IT TRUE OR FALSE? LIKE THIS AWARD EXIST OR NOT? ~


  • Anonymous: 4 months, 0 week ago from: San Juan, Puerto Rico

    I just received a Google scam letter. They give themselves away with bad grammar and usage, which would never occur if the letter were written by a legitimate master of the Queen's English, a genuine employee of Google UK. Scams such a this one usually arrive in my junk folder, so these scammers have some skills to enable them to send their bait to one's inbox, which tends to disarm potential victims. ~


  • Anonymous: 4 months, 0 week ago from: Tanzania

    Why should such people continue to use your link for such criminal act. I did receive such criminal award winning message and it is still in my box.. Thank you for highlighting such
    DFT. ~


  • Anonymous: 4 months, 0 week ago from: Madrid, Madrid, Spain

    Got this today:

    -- --- ---
    ATTN: Winner

    We are proud to inform you as our lucky winner selected this year. this award was part of user agreement to better lives and active support use of Google search engine and Google ancillary programme/services, hence we do believe with your winning prize you will continue to be active and patronage to our company,

    Google is the world leading search Engine worldwide where everything under planet and above can be found, this online e-mail balloting was carried on 7th of December 2014. We wish to formally announce to you that your e-mail address was attached to a lump sum of 1,000,000.00 (One Million Euros).

    We also like to inform you that you have successfully passed the statutory obligations, and our satisfactory report test conducted for all our online winners,

    These are your award details.
    Security Code Number: GUKL/06100/VT06
    Ticket No: GUKL/7699/45/2014
    Winning Number: GUKL7699/45/2014

    Congratulations from staffs and members of Google interactive Lottery Board commission.

    Your sincerely.
    Mr Lars, Abrahamsson ~


  • Anonymous: 4 months, 0 week ago from: City of Sandy, Oregon, United States

    So glad I checked with you. I received this message:

    --- --- ---
    Subject: Re: 2014 GOOGLE WINNER...CODE: 2944/23D/042
    Date: Mon, 8 Dec 2014 21:54:23 0800 Status: Normal
    From: Alfred Nashrin

    Dear Esteemed Winner,
    2014 GOOGLE YEAR Â PROMOTION

    I here by use this medium to acknowledge the receipt of your claims requirement regarding the winning notification mail you received, that inform you of the prize you have won. I wish to inform you that the Asia Pacific Lottery Association has approved your payment of 2,500,000.00 MYR (Malaysian Ringgit) which is equivalent to $760,000.00 USD (Seven Hundred and sixty thousand US Dollar) the check has been handed over to a SKYLARK EXPRESS COURIER SERVICE|MALAYSIA.

    SKYLARK EXPRESS COURIER SERVICE|MALAYSIA will be responsible for the delivery of the check and the Winnings documents which is of high importance to you, so I expect you to show great appreciation to Asia Pacific Lottery Association (APLA)…..

    In Case you still have doubts arising from the angle of how you got selected, Note that the selection process was carried out through an electronic email ballot system our aim was to select winners through the Internet this is due to the fact that you contributed to our great success and achievement and had dealings with Google Services, Search Engine, Gmail, YouTube, Translator, Google Map, Google Earth, Ad Sense and also to propagate the use of Google and the acceptance of the Google Android Applications and Google Play.

    In furtherance, to begin the final step of the claims process you are advised to contact SKYLARK EXPRESS COURIER SERVICE|MALAYSIA whose details are furnished below and they shall be responsible for onward delivery of your winnings to you and you shall be expected to pay a light delivery fees SKYLARK EXPRESS COURIER SERVICE|MALAYSIAÂ for their service they will render to you for the delivery of your check and winnings documents this fees will not be more than normal shipping charges which we feel will not be a problem to you.

    SKYLARK EXPRESS COURIER SERVICE|MALAYSIA
    CONTACT PERSON: MR AZIZ IBRAHIM
    MALAYSIA BRANCH
    GENERAL ENQUIRIES: ( 6) 0149380901
    EMAIL: Â skylarkexpcourier@gmail .com
    mail@skylarkexpresss .com

    Write SKYLARK EXPRESS COURIER SERVICE|MALAYSIA via email upon receipt of this mail without wasting time. You are to furnish them with your

    FULL NAMES:
    ADDRESS:
    E-MAIL ADDRESS:
    TELEPHONE NUMBER:
    COUNTRY:

    Once again, keep us posted on any development with the Security Company, in relation to your lottery winnings.

    Before your winnings was released to SKYLARK EXPRESS COURIER SERVICE |MALAYSIA a hard cover insurance policy was placed on your winnings by the publishers Clearing House the reason is to avoid any harm or illegal channeling due to this, deduction of any amount of money from your funds can not be done from your check. The instructions given in line with the rules and regulation of the USA and Malaysia gaming board is once the $760,000.00 US dollars check is been delivered to you, then you are expected to deposit the check in your personal bank account and there is a certain assurance that the entire Seven Hundred and Sixty Thousand Dollars sterling you have won will be accredited into your bank account.

    Due to mix up of some numbers and names, we ask that you keep your winning information confidential until your claims have been fully processed and your money remitted to you. This is part of our security protocol to avoid multiple claims and unwarranted abuse of this program by some participants.

    Congratulations once again.

    Best Regards,
    Alfred Nashrin
    Claims Officer ~


  • Anonymous: 4 months, 0 week ago from: Perth, Western Australia, Australia

    received the following email yesterday from "Google Ltd UK ":

    Dear Google User.

    You have been selected as a winner for using Google services, attached
    to this email is Our Official Notification Letter for your perusal.

    Sincerely.
    Mr. Matt Brittin
    CEO of Google Ltd UK. ~


  • Anonymous: 4 months, 0 week ago from: Farmington, Missouri, United States

    I have just recieved an email stating that I have won 1500000 pounds in the Google 13 years anniversary award from googledirect56@gmx .com or rosenborg56@gmail .com from a Steve Rosenborg who claims to be the Director Of Peoples Operation at Google....this has to be another scam attempt...correct?... ~


    • info: 4 months, 0 week ago

      Yes it is scam. There is no Google anniversary award. ~


  • Anonymous: 4 months, 1 week ago from: Chesapeake Beach, Maryland, United States

    Good Day to You,

    see below is this a scam?? if so I added the e-mail address at the bottom for the guy that is scamming me if this is a scam; many thanks for your time.

    Sequel to our phone conversation. You are free to come over to United Kingdom when ever you wish to come. But I think it will be waste of your funds because you will still be required to make the payment through western Union and present the scanned copy of deposits as our company do not accept cash.

    We will proceed with shipment of parcel to your address once that is done as that was the agreement our management signed with Google. The parcel will not be given to you at hand to avoid impersonation and double claims.

    It will be delivered to the address you sent to Google claims department with your Verification form and which was the address you gave us. This are standard protocols and cannot be altered because of one customer. Please note that we are to return all unclaimed parcels after two weeks of contact with the winner. You will be required to come to UK and make the payment as you wish in Less than two weeks which is on the 9th day of December. We await your response and will be glad to be of good Services to you. Have a nice day.

    Yours in Service
    Mr. Gudson Woods
    Dispatch Manager
    DPD EXPRESS COURIER [packageservices@dpdexpress .info] ~


    • info: 4 months, 1 week ago

      It is a scam because there is no Google lottery. Remember, never to send money to anyone via Western Union, MoneyGram and other money transfer services which claims that you have won some form of lottery. ~


      • Anonymous: 2 months, 4 weeks ago from: Spokane, Washington, United States

        The question at hand is can Google do anything about it since their name is being used fraudulently? ~


        • info: 2 months, 4 weeks ago

          It is hard to police the internet since it span across many different countries, with each country having different laws against cyber-crimes (some don't).

          Even if large companies were able to determine the locations of these cyber-criminals, it will be tough to bring them to justice because of where they are located. How can an American company bring someone to justice that is located in a communist country like North Korea, that hates the United States of America. ~


  • Anonymous: 4 months, 1 week ago from: Targovishte, Turgovishte, Bulgaria

    Hello, today I received this message:
    --- --- ---

    Google UK Ltd
    Belgrave House
    76 Buckingham Palace Road
    London SW1W 9TQ
    United Kingdom.
    Ref No: GUK/ 8900/88/2014
    Batch: GUK/ 955/GPKLI/UK
    RE: OFFICIAL NOTIFICATION LETTER.

    It is obvious that this notification will come to you as a surprise but please find time to read it carefully as we congratulate you over your success in the following official publication of results of the E-mail Electronic Online Sweepstakes Organized by Google, in conjunction with the foundation for the Promotion of Software Products (F.P.S.).

    Google earns its profit mainly from advertising using their very own Google search engine, Gmail, Gala, Sify, e-mail service Google Maps, Google Apps, Orkut social networking and You Tube video sharing, which are all offered to the public for free.

    We wish to congratulate you once again, for being among the Twelve (12) selected winners in the ongoing E-mail Electronic Online Sweepstakes; we do believe with your prize, you will continue to be active in your patronage to Google and its Products.

    A Bank Cheque have been issued in your favor, hence you have won for yourself the sum of ?950.000.00 (Nine Hundred and Fifty Thousand Great British Pounds Sterling), One Google Nexus 10 Tablet and also you have been enlisted as one of the Google Ambassadors for 2014.

    To claim your reward, please contact our Foreign Payment Bureau officer below by neatly filling the verification and funds release form below, as your payment will be released and arranged by our United Kingdom Office.

    MANDATORY FOREIGN PAYMENT RELEASE FORM.
    (1) Your Contact Address:
    (2) Your Contact Telephone/Mobile Number:
    (3) Your Nationality/Country:
    (4)Your Full Names:
    (5) Occupation:
    (6) Age/Gender:
    (7) Marital Status:
    (8) Private Email Address:
    (9) Ever Won An Online Lottery?
    (10) How Do You Feel As A Winner?
    (11) Your preferred mode of prize remittance stated below:

    * Courier Delivery of your certified winning cheque in your name and other Winning documents safely to your home address.

    Contact our Foreign Payment Bureau officer below:
    David C. Drummond
    Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Chief Legal Officer with the E-mail account as follows:
    Email: claimsdepartmentg@gmail .com

    Note: You can either fill your claims verification form by printing and manually filling out the requested details or you can fill directly on e-mail, or provide the details on Microsoft Word.

    NOTE : For security reasons, you are advised to keep your winning information confidential till your claims are processed and your money remitted to you. This is part of our precautionary measure to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program by some unscrupulous elements. Please be WARNED!!!!

    Congratulations from the Staffs & Members of Google Board Commission.

    MD Matt Brittin,
    Chairman of the Board and Managing Director,
    Google United Kingdom
    ©2014 Google Corporation. ~


    • Anonymous: 4 months, 0 week ago from: Bangalore, Karnataka, India

      Please check see whether I won the Google Lucky draw on this no: 7705003329 ~


      • info: 4 months, 0 week ago

        There is no Google Lucky draw, lottery or promotion. If you have received any email message claiming that you are a winner of a Google lucky draw, promotion or lottery, it is a SCAM. ~


  • Anonymous: 4 months, 1 week ago from: Sibiu, Sibiu, Romania

    Here is another scam:

    --- --- ---
    Google UK Ltd
    Belgrave House 76
    Buckingham Palace Road
    London SW1W 9TQ
    United Kingdom.

    Good Day Keszeg Attila

    On behalf of the screening committee of the Google Email Lottery Award Promotion, I wish to formally announce to you that you have successfully passed the Email screening and Verification test and clarification from our payment Office. All necessary documents that will facilitate the clearance of your Cheque Of £950,000.00 Great British Pounds Sterling in your name has been processed and sealed in Your Winning parcel which contains the following documents:

    1. WINNING CHEQUE VALUED £950.000.00 IN YOUR NAME (Nine Hundred and Fifty Thousand Great British Pounds Sterling)
    2. WINNING CERTIFICATE FROM THE GOOGLE PROMOTIONS.
    3. CLEAR SOURCE OF FUNDS CERTIFICATES (C.S.F.C.)
    4. CERTIFICATES OF ORIGIN OF FUNDS (C.O.F.)

    These documents has been securely sealed and packed for security reasons which make it impossible for anyone to view it until it’s been delivered to you. Your parcel with Identification Number (ELCS/UK/0976/0142) has been sent to a Courier Company here in the United Kingdom (Elite Express Executive Courier Services®). You are required to Contact the Customer Desk of Elite Express Executive Courier® immediately via email or call with the following details.

    ****** ****** ******* ***** ***** ******* ******* ********* *********
    Elite Express Executive Courier
    Head Office Elite Worldwide
    West Town Farm, Farm Road
    Taplow Berks SL6 0PT
    MR TERRY ANDERSON [DISPATCH MANAGER]
    Email: elite.courierservice@post .com
    Email: elitecourier-service@live .com
    Tel: 44-7045-764-038
    Fax: 448435-583-173
    ************* ************** *********** *********** ************

    NOTE: This office will not be responsible for any outstanding fees. Services rendered by the Courier Company are to be paid by you and not the lottery board, for the fact that the lottery organizers didn't make any provision for any upcoming expenses, regarding delivery of parcel or any such.

    You are required to immediately contact the Courier Company and request for the Delivery Formalities/Charges of your Winning parcel safely to your address. It is imperative that you quote your Parcel Identification Number (ELCS/UK/0976/0142) in your mail to Elite Express Executive Courier® for Easy Identification of your Parcel In Their Company.

    I will require a Concise Update as soon as you are in contact with the Courier Company.
    Congratulations

    Martin Hillman.
    Tel: 44-703-191-4542
    Fax: 44-700-580-0397
    Google Promotion Award Team

    Google UK LtdBelgrave House
    76Buckingham Palatul RoadLondon SW1W 9TQ
    United Kingdom.Good zI Keszeg AttilaOn ~


  • Anonymous: 4 months, 1 week ago from: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

    I just received this email, however it included a file to download. I didn't even bother opening it, I just looked at the header and here it is:


    This is a multi-part message in MIME format.

    ------=_NextPart_000_004F _01C2AA85.6D9C9844
    Content-Type: text/plain;
    charset="Windows-1251"
    Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable

    Sie sind einer unserer gl=FCcklichen Gewinner in der laufenden 2014
    GOOGLE LOTTO f=FCr Ihre kontinuierliche Nutzung unserer Dienste.
    =DCberpr=FCfen Sie legen Dokument f=FCr weitere Details.

    Your are one of our lucky winners in the ongoing 2014
    GOOGLE LOTTO for your continual usage of our services.

    Check attach document for more details.

    Congratulations from the Staff ~


  • Anonymous: 4 months, 1 week ago from: Randwick, New South Wales, Australia

    I have received the scam Award letter on 2 Nov 2014. I'm in Sydney, Australia. One more effort on taking people's money. ~


  • Anonymous: 4 months, 2 weeks ago from: Russian Federation

    Just received the same, in Russia. ~


  • Anonymous: 4 months, 2 weeks ago from: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

    Just received one of these e-mails.As Always frist thing I do is check for scam postings.

    Mine was from India. Mumbai. Buy way of London, England.

    Google 11th Anniversary Awards Centre, #123 Buckingham Palace Road London SW1W 9SH United Kingdom.

    750,000.00 Great British Pounds Sterling Mr. Kennedy Watson.

    No spelling or grammar errors in my e-mail letter so they are getting better in that.

    But no company puts their trade mark as "Incorporation" always look at small details... Mine was dated Nov.15,2014 ~


    • Anonymous: 4 months, 2 weeks ago from: Wasilla, Alaska, United States

      Why are these criminals not tracked down and thrown in jail? ~


  • Anonymous: 4 months, 3 weeks ago from: Latvia

    I got this one letter today. Thanks God, I checked out all of these persons in facebook and found some information about this joke.

    But at first - the text in letter is very convincing. I almost believed it. ~


  • Anonymous: 4 months, 3 weeks ago from: Tanzania

    Is the information required in the Claim Verification Form sufficient to enable these thieves to steal my money from a credible bank? ~


    • info: 4 months, 3 weeks ago

      No. But they will use it to attempt to trick you into sending more information and money. ~


  • Anonymous: 4 months, 3 weeks ago from: Louisiana, United States

    I have also received a letter in San Diego, California, USA. I guess SOMEONE needs money to buy Christmas presents....and this is the only way they can earn it! Mine came from Google Beta, but the content of the letter is verbatim to earlier versions:

    --- --- ---
    Dear Lucky Winner.
    Your Award Winning Details.
    Code Number: GUK/3554749405GK
    Ticket No: GUK/1008272745GK
    Winning Number: GUK/99334353734GK

    We wish to congratulate you on this note, for being one of our lucky winners selected this year. This promotion was set-up to encourage the active use of the Google search engine and the Google ancillary services. Hence we do believe with your winning prize, you will continue to be active and patronage to this company. Google is now the world leading search engine worldwide and in an effort to make sure that it remains the most widely used search engine, an online e-mail balloting was carried out on the 16th of November 2014, without your knowledge and was officially released recently. We wish to formally announce to you that your email address was attached to a lump sum of £750,000.00 {Seven Hundred and Fifty Thousand Great British Pounds Sterling} only. A winning Cheque will be issued in your name by the Google Promotion Award Team, and also a certificate of prize claims will be sent alongside your winning Cheque. Information's required from you are part of our precautionary measure to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program. To claim your won prize, please contact the Google Award claims Manager (Mr. Kennedy Watson) neatly filling the Verification form below. VERIFICATION FORM
    ? First Name
    ? Last
    ? Residential Address
    Telephone/ Mobile
    Fax Number
    Nationality/Country
    Date Of Birth (dd/mm/yy)
    Sex
    Occupation/Position Held
    Marital Status
    Amount Won
    Alternate Email
    Ever Won An Online Lottery Before? Yes/No
    You are advised to contact your Foreign Claims Manager with his private email details below to avoid unnecessary delay and complications: GOOGLE AWARD CLAIMS MANAGER. Mr. Kennedy Watson E-mail: googleawd2013.watson@rogers.com Tel: 447(0)31920082 Tel: 447(0)31966133

    For security reasons, you are advised to keep your winning information’s confidential till your claims have been processed and your money remitted to you. This is part of our precautionary measure to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program. Please be warned. Note: You can fill your payment release form by printing and manually filling or you can fill directly on mail, or provide the details on Microsoft Word. Please do not reply if you are NOT the owner of this email address. Congratulations from the Staffs ~


  • Anonymous: 4 months, 3 weeks ago from: 4160, Wellington Point, QLD

    I received the same scam and have forwarded it to the Office of Fair Trading Brisbane Australia. Be warned be armed. ~


  • Anonymous: 4 months, 3 weeks ago from: Ireland

    I got almost the same e-mail asking about sending them my personal details.

    It looks like a pure scam as why would someone win that much money without even participating in something.

    The scam e-mail explained that my e-mail was chosen in between millions of e-mails[this and that], which doesn't make sense but people do become victims of these scams.

    We should be spreading the message to stop people responding to them. ~


  • Anonymous: 4 months, 4 weeks ago from: Canada

    Just got it in Kelowna, Canada. ~


  • Anonymous: 4 months, 4 weeks ago from: Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

    just received email right now!!!!!! in Ireland, they are spreading!!!! ~


  • Anonymous: 4 months, 4 weeks ago from: Dieppe, New Brunswick, Canada

    Just received this scam, supposedly endorsed by CEO Schmidt himself, to bad it's not the real deal, CEO should use some of his billions to shut these scammers down:
    --- ---

    Dear Lucky Winner.
    Your Award Winning Details.

    Code Number: GUK/3554749405GK
    Ticket No: GUK/1008272745GK
    Winning Number: GUK/99334353734GK

    We wish to congratulate you on this note, for being one of our lucky winners selected this year. This promotion was set-up to encourage the active use of the Google search engine and the Google ancillary services. Hence we do believe with your winning prize, you will continue to be active and patronage to this company. Google is now the world leading search engine worldwide and in an effort to make sure that it remains the most widely used search engine, an online e-mail balloting was carried out on the 31st of October 2014, without your knowledge and was officially released recently.

    We wish to formally announce to you that your email address was attached to a lump sum of £750,000.00 {Seven Hundred and Fifty Thousand Great British Pounds Sterling} only.

    A winning Cheque will be issued in your name by the Google Promotion Award Team, and also a certificate of prize claims will be sent alongside your winning Cheque.

    Information's required from you are part of our precautionary measure to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program. To claim your won prize, please contact the Google Award claims Manager (Mr. Kennedy Watson) neatly filling the Verification form below.

    VERIFICATION FORM
    First Name
    Last Name
    Residential Address
    Telephone/ Mobile
    Fax Number
    ...

    --- --- ~


  • Anonymous: 5 months, 0 week ago from: Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    I received email and reply their email to Award rosenborg56@gmail .com like this :-

    --- ---
    On Wed, Oct 29, 2014 at 1:59 PM, wrote:

    Dear Sir,

    I have receive email with regards to the Google 13 years anniversary organized by Anniversary Centre of Google Inc, said that my email id has been selected for this award.

    I would really appreciate if you could confirm on this email.

    Thanks.


    They reply my email.

    On Sat, Nov 1, 2014 at 10:00 PM, Anniversary Award wrote:
    The email is authentic

    Steve
    --- ---

    Then I received another new mail from them saying that I won 1.5 mill GBP

    --- ---
    FROM DIRECTOR OF PEOPLES
    OPERATION GOOGLE AWARD
    Attention: Google winner,
    Your Google award information has been acknowledged, verified and approved by the Google award
    board. You are directed to contact the paying bank for confirmation and releasing of your award price.
    Your award prize will be transferred to you by the authorized international Paying bank (ROYAL BANK OF
    SCOTLAND). You are required to contact the transferring bank (ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND). ROYAL
    BANK OF SCOTLAND is the only authorized bank to pay your award prize.
    Attach is your winners certificate. The Original copy will be mailed to you via surface mail as a proof of
    fund as soon as you receive your award
    BELOW IS THE PAYING BANK CONTACT.
    BANK NAME: ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND
    To the desk of Frank Coleman
    ADDRESS: Premier House 118 Station Road,
    Edgware, London HA8 7BJ,
    United Kingdom
    TELEPHONE: 44704090 5516, 447035984833, 447544854476
    EMAIL: rbs-frank@accountant .com, funds@my-rbs .com
    CONTACT THE BANK WITH THE BELLOW INFORMATION,
    1) Full Name:
    2) Date of Birth: Day: Year:
    3) Marital Status:
    4) Nationality: *
    5) Religion:
    6) Occupation
    7) Address: *
    8) City: *
    9) State/Province.: *
    10) Zip Code:
    11) Mobile phone No: *
    12) House Phone No: *
    13) Fax No:
    14) Email Address:
    You are required to contact the paying bank without any delay, write an application letter to the bank
    with your required information of award and personal data Information of recognition to redeem your
    award. Get back to us for more information if necessary. Note that your winning should be kept
    confidential to avoid double claiming of fund.
    Congratulations once again!
    Thank you.
    Yours sincerely,
    Steve Rosenborg
    Director of peoples operation
    Phone No: 447031747796
    --- --- ~


    • info: 5 months, 0 week ago

      Please remember that there is no Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, Facebook, Twitter lottery or promotions. So, please do not send your information when you receive emails claiming that you have won the lottery. Once you are asked to send money in order to receive money, it is a scam. ~


  • Anonymous: 5 months, 1 week ago from: Colombo, Western, Sri Lanka

    Here is an other fake Google Promotion scam:
    --- --- ---
    Muhammad Razeen Muhammad Irshad

    I hereby acknowledge receipt of your chosen option as your award has been approved. A file has been opened for you and your award approval is guaranteed and the winning certificate has been awarded to you. Your file has been forwarded to the VFS for processing and release.

    Details of your award are below:

    Award Beneficiary: Muhammad Razeen Muhammad Irshad
    Gender: Male
    Amount: £850,000 GBP
    Status: APPROVED

    You are therefore required to contact the Legal Representative to complete the required documentation. Details of the Officer in charge of your file can be found below:

    Contact Legal Representative: Laura Davison
    Email: laura.davison447@lawyer.com

    You are to contact her for further instructions to complete the award release process. Do not hesitate to update me on all proceedings.

    Congratulations once more, on the approval of your Award.

    Sincerely,

    Madison Stone
    (Claims Officer)
    Google Anniversary Promotion


    On Thu, Nov 6, 2014 at 8:48 AM, Mrm Irshad wrote:
    6th Nov. 2014

    Madison Stone
    (Claims Officer)
    Google Anniversary Promotion

    I shall be much thankful that I received your mail, and I chosen the option 2 for hire an Representative for sign all document on behalf of me, to wire transfer the award fund to designated account. that I unable to come to UK, due to am undergoing treatment. I shall be thankful for all Staff ~


    • Anonymous: 3 months, 3 weeks ago from: Phoenix, Arizona, United States

      This afternoon I received an e-mail from "Google Awards Claims" from England with a "prize of L- 750,000.00. It's a scam. Pierre ~


  • Anonymous: 5 months, 1 week ago from: Greece

    Here is another scam:
    --- --- ---

    Google Anniversary Award Centre
    Belgrave House, 76 Buckingham Palace Rd. London SW1W 9TQ, United Kingdom.
    Your e-mail address winning details:
    Award Batch No: GUK/FPSP/DRW24/08
    E- No: GUK/FPSP/1472/915/218
    OFFICIAL WINNING NOTIFICATION LETTER

    We wish to congratulate you over your success in the official publication of results of the E-mail electronic
    online sweepstake organized by Google, in conjunction with the Foundation for the Promotion of Software
    Products (F.P.S.P) and confirmed by our co-sponsors Visa®/MasterCard® International. Google earns its
    profit mainly from advertising using their very own Google search engine, Gmail, Gala, Sify e-mail services,
    Google Maps, Google Apps, Orkut social networking and You Tube video sharing, which are all offered to the
    public for free.

    This is to inform you that you are among the Ten (10) lucky winners of Category B and therefore entitled to
    £850,000.00 GBP {Eight Hundred and Fifty Thousand British Pounds}. A Bank Draft will be issued in your
    name by our Foreign Payment Bureau and also a certificate of prize claim will be sent alongside your Bank
    Draft. Hence we do believe with your prize, you will continue to be active in your patronage of Google and its
    products.
    You are advised to contact our Foreign Payment Bureau with the details below to file your Claims:
    PAYMENT CLAIMS FORM
    1) Your Full Names:
    2) Your Contact Address:
    3) Your Telephone/Mobile Number:
    4) Occupation/ Age/Gender:
    ... ~


  • Anonymous: 5 months, 2 weeks ago from: Penang, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

    I JUST GOT IT..:
    --- ---

    Google UK Ltd
    Belgrave House
    76 Buckingham Palace
    Road London SW1W 9TQ
    United Kingdom.
    Ref No: GFSP/ 7748/782/2014
    Batch: GFSP/ 955/GPWIN/UK
    OFFICIAL NOTIFICATION LETTER
    It is obvious that this notification will come to you as a surprise but please find time to read it carefully as we congratulate you over your success in the following official publication of results of the E-mail Electronic Online Sweepstakes Organized by Google, in
    conjunction with the foundation for the Promotion of Software Products, (F.P.S.) held on
    October 1st 2014 here in London UK. Google earns its profit mainly from advertising
    using their very own Google search engine, Gmail , Gala, Sify, All e-mail service Google
    Maps, Google Apps, Orkut social networking and You Tube video sharing, which are all
    offered to the public for free.

    We wish to congratulate you once again, for being among the Twelve (12) selected
    winners in the ongoing E-mail Electronic Online Sweepstakes. Hence we do believe with
    your prize, you will continue to be active in your patronage to Google and its Products.

    A Bank Draft of £950,000.00 GBP {Nine Hundred and Fifty Thousand Great British
    Pounds} will be issued in your name by our Foreign Payment Bureau and also a
    certificate of prize claim will be sent alongside your Bank Draft.
    You are advised to contact our Foreign Payment Bureau with the following details
    below for the Processing of your Claims:
    FOREIGN PAYMENT RELEASE FORM.
    (1) Your Contact Address:
    (2) Your Contact Telephone/Mobile Number:
    (3) Your Nationality/Country:
    (4)Your Full Names:
    (5) Occupation:
    (6) Age/Gender:
    (7) Marital Status:
    (8) Private Email Address:
    (9) Ever Won An Online Lottery?
    (10) How Do You Feel As A Winner?
    Mode of Price Remittance.
    (1) Bank To Bank Wire Transfer.
    (2) Courier Delivery of your Certified Winning Cheque in your Name and other
    Winning Documents safely to you.
    ………… ………… ………… …………… ………… ……… ………… …………………
    Contact o ur Foreign Payment Bureau officer below:
    MR. JERRY SMITH
    Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer with the E-mail accounts below for
    your claims and payment.
    Email:
    Jerrysmiths@claims-representative .com
    Contact No Tel: 00447037843869
    …………… ………………… …………… ………
    NOTE!!! For security reasons, you are advised to keep your winning information confidential
    till your claims are processed and your money remitted to you. This is part of our
    precautionary measure to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program
    by some unscrupulous elements. Please be WARNED!!!!
    Congratulations from the Staffs ~


  • Anonymous: 5 months, 2 weeks ago from: San Jose, California, United States

    Maybe I'm just the suspicious type, but this email stunk like dead fish from the very start.

    First, there was no Google logo on the email, supposedly from Larry Page. It is inconceivable that he, of all people would leave the company logo that he worked so hard and long to create off of ANY correspondence.

    Second, the sentence that directs one to the "attach" document could only come from someone unfamiliar with the English language. A glaring error IMO.

    Lastly, the outrageously large amount of money supposedly offered (USD 760,000) is just too good to be true.

    Bottom line: DON'T BE FOOLED BY THIS EMAIL! ~


  • Anonymous: 5 months, 2 weeks ago from: Islamabad, Islamabad, Pakistan

    Yesterday I got a message appearing as if it came from Google, something like that:

    --- ---
    A N N I V E R S A R Y P R O M O T I O N 2 0 1 4 U K

    I am Madison Stone (Claims Officer) assigned to your Claims.
    I wish to congratulate you for being part of our selected winner this year. This promotion was set-up to
    encourage the active users of the Google search engine and the Google ancillary services.
    Hence we do believe with your winning prize, you will continue to be active and patronage to the Google
    search engine. Google is now the biggest search engine worldwide and in an effort to make sure that it
    remains the most widely used search engine, we ran an online e-mail beta test which your email address
    won.
    Thanks for your immediate response and information's concerning your winning has been taken to the
    verification department.
    To avoid unnecessary delay and complications you are to provide the following details below for
    verification and processing:
    ========== ====== ===== =========== =========== ======== =====
    (1) FULL NAME:
    (2) FULL ADDRESS:
    (3) COUNTRY:
    (4) DATE OF BIRTH:
    (5) SEX:
    (6) OCCUPATION:
    (7) TELEPHONE:
    ======== ======= ======= ======= ======== ====== ======= ======
    The Google Promotion Award Team has discovered a huge number of double claims due to winners
    informing close friends relatives and third parties about their winning and also sharing their pin numbers.
    As a result of this, these friends try to claim the funds on behalf of the real winners. The Google
    Promotion Award Team has reached a decision from headquarters that any double claim discovered by
    the Board will result to the cancelling of that particular winning, making a loss for both the double
    claimer and the real winner, as it is taken that the real winner was the informer to the double claimer
    about the prize. So you are hereby strongly advised once more to keep your winnings strictly confidential
    until you claim your prize.
    Congratulations once again from all Staff ~


  • Anonymous: 5 months, 2 weeks ago from: India

    even I got a scam message from those people with name david brown and just because I am not much aware of it,I gave my details to them.

    now they are telling me that they came to india for giving my money.andthey also asked ask me money in the name of clearance.BEWARE OF THESE PEOPLE. ~


  • Anonymous: 5 months, 2 weeks ago from: Clinton Township, Michigan, United States

    I am glad I looked this up. GMail Microsoft Incorporation (a scam). I did, unfortunately, give my personal info. I did not give any bank acct numbers, social sec number. I did put my address, cell number, occupation, age, and sex. ~


  • Anonymous: 5 months, 2 weeks ago from: Malaysia

    Hi...
    I just got one here..
    Thanks to lord I try to search about it....and find this website... ~


  • Anonymous: 5 months, 2 weeks ago from: Den Haag, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

    Just got one here, not the first and probably not the last. Here's the attached letter head:

    Google Corporations® Belgrave House,
    76 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 9TQ,
    United Kingdom.

    Read it for fun and DUMP it! ~


    • Anonymous: 5 months, 2 weeks ago from: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

      Even I got from same name and address. I knew that it's scam so I searched for it. ~


  • Anonymous: 5 months, 3 weeks ago from: Warren, Pennsylvania, United States

    Here is another scam:
    --- ---

    Your are one of our lucky winners in the ongoing
    2014 GOOGLE LOTTO for your continual usage of our services.

    Check attach document for more details.

    Congratulations from the Staff ~


  • Anonymous: 5 months, 4 weeks ago from: Bangalore, Karnataka, India

    I just received this one:
    --- --- ---
    Division of Yahoo/Google mail Internet Award

    View one of our last year lucky winners.

    Yahoo/Google Mail™.

    AUTHORISED BY YAHOO MAIL INC.
    CONGRATULATIONS!!!

    YOU HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED AS ONE OF OUR TOP FOUR LUCKY WINNERS.
    CONGRATULATIONS!
    Yahoo / Google Mail
    125 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H 8AD, London- United Kingdom.

    All the executive members of Yahoo/Google mail Management Team wishes to inform you that you have won a prize money of Seven Hundred, Twenty Thousand Great Britain Pounds (£720,000,00.) for 2014 Prize promotion which was organized by YAHOO MANAGEMENT TEAM ~


    • Anonymous: 5 months, 3 weeks ago from: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

      Email from the UK with "organized" which is the American way of spelling. English spell it organised ~


    • info: 5 months, 4 weeks ago

      This is a scam. Click here for information. ~


  • Anonymous: 6 months, 0 week ago from: India

    I got a mail of this kind by Google of award.

    3 crore
    14 lakh INR..
    The agent name was Ray Jones... ~


  • Anonymous: 6 months, 0 week ago from: Israel

    Hi,
    I just get the mail, and too badly I followed their instructions.
    Did I mess up ? M I in troubles? :( ~


    • info: 6 months, 0 week ago

      Just be careful going forward, because these scammers will attempt to use the information that you have sent, to trick you into sending money or more information. ~


      • Anonymous: 4 months, 1 week ago from: Quezon City, Quezon City, Philippines

        Waaaaahhhh I'm super dead. I just sent email to a certain lawyer before searching if that is true or not... am I in super big trouble??? ~


        • info: 4 months, 1 week ago

          The scammers will attempt to use the information that you have sent to trick you into sending money or more information. Please be careful going forward. ~


  • Anonymous: 6 months, 0 week ago from: Greece

    Here is another email scam:
    --- --- ---

    Google Anniversary Award Centre Belgrave House, 76 Buckingham Palace Rd. London SW1W 9TQ, United Kingdom.
    Your e-mail address winning details: Award Batch No: GUK/FPSP/DRW24/08 E- No: GUK/FPSP/1472/915/218
    OFFICIAL WINNING NOTIFICATION LETTER We wish to congratulate you over your success in the official publication of results of the E-mail electronic online sweepstake organized by Google, in conjunction with the Foundation for the Promotion of Software Products (F.P.S.P) and confirmed by our co-sponsors Visa®/MasterCard® International.

    Google earns its profit mainly from advertising using their very own Google search engine, Gmail, Gala, Sify e-mail services, Google Maps, Google Apps, Orkut social networking and You Tube video sharing, which are all offered to the public for free. This is to inform you that you are among the Ten (10) lucky winners of Category B and therefore entitled to £850,000.00 GBP {Eight Hundred and Fifty Thousand British Pounds}. A Bank Draft will be issued in your name by our Foreign Payment Bureau and also a certificate of prize claim will be sent alongside your Bank Draft. Hence we do believe with your prize, you will continue to be active in your patronage of Google and its products. Your prize will be released to you upon meeting the requirement of the promotion award board authority which includes your statutory obligations. You are advised to contact our Foreign Payment Bureau with the details below to file your Claims:

    PAYMENT CLAIMS FORM

    1) Your Full Names:
    2) Your Contact Address:
    3) Your Telephone/Mobile Number:
    4) Occupation/ Age/Gender:
    5) Private Email Address:
    6) Ever Won An Online Lottery?

    Google values your right to privacy! Your information is 100% secured and will be used exclusively for the purpose of this award only.
    Send all response to our Foreign Payment Bureau officer below:

    David Drummond Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer Email: guk.claimsoffice4@mail.bg
    NOTE!!! For security reasons, you are advised to keep your winning information confidential till your claims are processed and your money remitted to you. This is part of our precautionary measure to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program by some unscrupulous elements. Please be WARNED!!!! Congratulations from the Staffs ~


  • Anonymous: 6 months, 1 week ago from: Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, United States

    I received this on 10/11/2014. Google award officer Reno. Desmond. G90903 union ins. Security office via e mail. If this information is of any help. Thanks ~


  • Anonymous: 6 months, 1 week ago from: Israel

    I received those 2 addresses gpaprogram@163 .com or gpaprogram@googlemail .com, for the GOOGLE ANNIVERSARY WINNING NOTIFICATION. Beware of this scam and rip off. ~


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

    The email I got said I had to respond to
    UGFL @OUTLOOK.COM .....

    Why wouldn't be to
    GMAIL.COM ??? Good thing I had just woke
    up and hadn't had my coffee yet. It always
    dulls my brain. ~


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

    I sent my information and told them they would have to convince me that this is not a scam. They had the (big ones)to actually call me and said that I could make payments. I thought that was great!! NOT.... Told them to send me some certified documents stating what this is. I'm wondering if I should go out and wait at the mailbox. Any suggestions? ~


    • info: 6 months, 1 week ago

      Once you are asked to send money in order to receive money, it is a scam. ~


  • Anonymous: 6 months, 2 weeks ago from: United States

    I did send my information but no money, think I messed up? ~


    • info: 6 months, 2 weeks ago

      Not really. Just be careful next time, because they will attempt to use the information that you have sent them, to trick you into sending money or more information. ~


  • Anonymous: 6 months, 2 weeks ago from: Indio, California, United States

    dead give away; Microsoft is giving you an Apple. ~


  • Anonymous: 6 months, 2 weeks ago from: Dana Point, California, United States

    I just received one like this saying it was a gmail google award, that I'd won 500,000 dollars and an Apple laptop. See below:

    --- ---
    This email is to inform you that your Gmail address have won you$500.000.00 and an Apple Laptop for this 2014 annual lottery promotion, which is organized by GMAIL ~


    • Anonymous: 6 months, 2 weeks ago from: Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

      Mr. Brain John send me an email that I won $1,500,000 is it true or false. The email address he used in communicating to me is: mrbjohn @qq .com He told me that I should use this email address to tell the man to send me the money: desmondliu @encitic .com ~


      • info: 6 months, 2 weeks ago

        It is a scam. Remember, if you need to send money in order to receive your lottery prize, it is a scam. ~


  • Anonymous: 6 months, 2 weeks ago from: Lindenhurst, New York, United States

    Thank you, this was very helpful as I just received this exact "Prize" email today and wanted to check if it was a scam or not, now I know! Thanks again. ~


  • Anonymous: 6 months, 3 weeks ago from: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

    I just received I so called winning amount 0f $500,000 dollars supposedly through Gmail and other email engines. This is so lame that they will do anything and use your logo to try to make this seem legit. They should be prosecuted for using your name and logo to scam ppl for money and personal info... ~


  • Anonymous: 6 months, 3 weeks ago from: Rowland Heights, California, United States

    Just received one. Is there a way to stop them? ~


    • info: 6 months, 3 weeks ago

      No, but you may set them as Junk/Spam. ~


  • Anonymous: 6 months, 3 weeks ago from: United Kingdom

    This is the email message I received on 13th August, saying:

    'Email winner. Code T59/938/029GO. It looks genuine at first, but my son said, 'If it looks too good to be true, it probably is'. Be warned.

    --- ---
    Email winner of 2014 GOOGLE LOTTO.
    Please kindly view attach document for details to collect winnings immediately.

    Congratulations!!!

    Regards,
    Dr. Larry Page.
    Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer,
    Google Inc.
    --- ---


    GOOGLE Inc. in Affiliation with Asia Pacific Lottery Association.
    Thru: Asia Pacific Lottery Association,
    Wisma Magnum
    111, Jalan Pudu
    55100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


    Dear Esteemed User.
    2014 GOOGLE LOTTO

    GOOGLE is pleased to notify you that our 2014 Lotto is on and this is first of its kind. As part of our Social Responsibility to our Customers and users of our ancillary services, we found it imperative to give back to our customers across the globe.

    In view of this we decided to organize the GOOGLE 2014 Lotto, and the sole reason for this is to reward our numerous users/customers/clients who in one way or the other who have contributed to our great success and achievement and had dealings with GOOGLE Services, Search Engine, Gmail, YouTube, Translator, GOOGLE Map, GOOGLE Earth, Ad Sense and also to propagate the use of GOOGLE and the acceptance of the GOOGLE Android Applications and GOOGLE Play.

    We decided to come up with this promotion to show our appreciation and also pray your continual usage of our services. In view of this 2014 GOOGLE LOTTO was organized which is first of its kind to encourage our users and also introduce our latest GOOGLE Tablet (GOOGLE Nexus 10), we uphold the interest of our users and customers and are always committed to give them the best.

    We are pleased to congratulate you for emerging as one of our lucky winners in the ongoing 2014 GOOGLE LOTTO for your continual usage of our services, hence you are among one of the winners in the Batch A listing. As we believe that with your prize, you will continue to be active in your patronage and loyalty to GOOGLE as a total of 10 Winners emerged worldwide, drawn from different continents of the world. Your eligibility for this reward was due to the fact that you have used the GOOGLE services at one time or the other within the last 1 Year.

    A Bank Cheque have been issued in your favor, hence you have won for yourself the sum of 2,500,000.00 MYR (Malaysian Ringgit) which is equivalent to $760,000.00 USD (Seven Hundred and sixty thousand US Dollar), One GOOGLE Nexus 10 Tablet and also you have been enlisted as One of the GOOGLE Ambassadors for 2014 in your Region.

    We are aware of the continual rampant abuse of GOOGLE as a company and other multi-national companies and we are assuring all our users/clients and Winners that we are working on this, as GOOGLE does not run a lottery and that was the reason for the affiliation with the Asia Pacific Lottery Association (APLA)…..Hence all information with regards the Promotion will be treated with utmost confidentiality.

    You will be requred to contact our Reward Co-Ordinator “Alfred Nashrin” by neatly filling the verification and funds release requirement below, as your payment will be released and arranged by our Asian Office;


    CLAIMS VERIFICATION FORM
    ? First Name:
    ? Last Name:
    ? Residential Address:
    ? Telephone/ Mobile:
    ? Nationality/Country:
    ? Date Of Birth (dd/mm/yy):
    ? Sex:
    ? Occupation:
    ? Alternate Email(Optional):

    To File For Your Claim, Please Contact Our,REWARD CO-ORDINATOR
    Alfred Nashrin
    E-mail: nashrim0991@googlemail.com

    Note: You can either fill your claims verification form by printing and manually filling out the requested details or you can fill directly on e-mail, or provide the details on Microsoft Word.


    Congratulations from the Staff ~


    • Anonymous: 5 months, 2 weeks ago from: Iran

      I have received an email like yours. only the email address in the text is different. in my message has been written "ashrimfred@googlemail.com".

      I think its good idea to fool them by sending wrong informations. ~


      • info: 5 months, 2 weeks ago

        Responding to the email will only tell the scammers that your email is active, so they will continue to send more email scams. ~


  • Anonymous: 7 months, 1 week ago from: Harrisonburg, Virginia, United States

    I just received one today.. I hope people are smart enough to know it's total BS.., you know the old saying if it sounds to good to be true then it probably is. ~


  • Anonymous: 7 months, 2 weeks ago from: Avondale, Arizona, United States

    I get one of this emails every week, If I won something shouldn't they have my name already? Fools ~


  • Anonymous: 7 months, 2 weeks ago from: Ethiopia

    I receive the same type of email today. ~


  • Anonymous: 7 months, 2 weeks ago from: Myanmar

    I also received GPA winning award notification from Google(4.8.2014).

    From your alert I knew this must be a Lottery Scam.Thank you. ~


  • Anonymous: 7 months, 2 weeks ago from: Sialkot, Punjab, Pakistan

    I received same kind of email dated 27-8-14,that I won 950000 british pound. ~


    • Anonymous: 6 months, 2 weeks ago from: Sweden

      Dang, I got one saying I won £550000, why you get more than me ? :) ~


  • Anonymous: 7 months, 2 weeks ago from: Finland

    I received same kind of letter 1.9.2014, that I won 950 000!
    ------

    Dear Google User,

    You have been selected as a winner for using Google services. Find attached email with more details.

    Congratulations,

    Matt Brittin.
    CEO Google UK.

    ©2014 Google - Terms ~


  • Anonymous: 7 months, 2 weeks ago from: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

    I received 3 different email only days apart.

    The emails claim that I won 750.000.00. WOW! that would be nice. Each of the email had a centurylink address. ~


    • Anonymous: 7 months, 2 weeks ago from: Moreno Valley, California, United States

      Hello. I just got an email saying I won 750, 000.00 USD. It also had a centurylink address on there as well. I just got mine yesterday. ~


  • Anonymous: 7 months, 3 weeks ago from: Dudley, North Carolina, United States

    Thank u cause they sent me something. Thanks google ~


  • Anonymous: 7 months, 3 weeks ago from: Islamabad, Islamabad, Pakistan

    I've received this mail today.tell me what the hell is this?

    ------
    Oakfield Road, Moss Ln
    HULL, HU6 7RX
    United Kingdom.
    Winning No: GOGUK/7828/2014
    Ticket No: GOGUK/411/92/2014
    Notification: 2014

    GOOGLE ANNIVERSARY WINNING NOTIFICATION

    We wish to congratulate you on this note, for being part of our selected winners in our just concluded internal promotion draw this year, this promotion was set-up to encourage the active users of the Google search engine and the Google ancillary services.

    Hence we do believe with your winning prize, you will continue to be an active patronage to the Google search engine and services. Google is now the biggest search engine worldwide and in an effort to make sure that it remains the most widely used search engine, we ran an online e-mail beta draw which your email address won Nine Hundred and Fifty Thousand Great British Pounds Sterling (£950,000.00). We wish to formally announce to you that you have successfully passed the requirements, statutory obligations, verifications, validations and satisfactory report Test conducted for all online winners...
    --- ~


    • info: 7 months, 3 weeks ago

      It is a lottery scam. Do no follow the instructions in the email message. ~


  • Anonymous: 7 months, 3 weeks ago from: Connecticut, United States

    Received this on 08/14
    ----------------
    From:
    Google Inc.
    Corporate Headquarters,
    1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View,
    California, 94043, United States of America

    Thru: Google Inc,
    Google UK Ltd
    Belgrave House
    76 Buckingham Palace Road
    London SW1W 9TQ
    United Kingdom


    Dear Esteemed User.
    GOOGLE PLUS 2014 PROMOTION
    On behalf of Google Inc. we are delighted to have you as one of our users, Google is delighted to put a smile on the faces of our numerous customers, hence the Google Plus 2014 Promotion was conducted and this is first of its kind and this is part of our Social Responsibility to our Customers and users of our ancillary services, we found it imperative to give back to our customers across the globe, and to plead for your continuous loyalty to the Google Brand.

    In view of this we decided to organize the Google Plus 2014 Promotion and the sole reason for this is to reward our numerous users/customers/clients who in one way or the other who have contributed to our great success and achievement and had dealings with Google Services, Search Engine, Gmail, YouTube, Translator, Google Map, Google Earth, Ad Sense and also to propagate the use of Google and the acceptance of the Google Android Applications and Google Play.

    We decided to come up with this promotion to show our appreciation and also pray your continual usage of our services. In view of this the GOOGLE PLUS 2014 PROMOTION was organized which is first of its kind to encourage our users and also introduce our latest Google Tablet (Google Nexus 10), we uphold the interest of our users and customers and are always committed to give them the best.
    ... ~


  • Anonymous: 7 months, 3 weeks ago from: Fort Lee, New Jersey, United States

    I just got this one from this email langrenn @fanail .no

    Google-Gmail
    This is to inform you that you have won a prize money of Eight hundred thousand USD ($800,000. 00 USD) for this month of 2014 Lottery promotion which is organized by GOOGLE-GMAIL/MSN LOTTERY INC ~


  • Anonymous: 7 months, 4 weeks ago from: Belgrade, Serbia

    I received following message from this address - elifbozkurt @mek.k12 .tr:

    ------
    Google Corporation
    Peter House
    Oxford Street
    Manchester
    M1 5AN
    United Kingdom
    Ticket No: GUK/1008272745GK
    Winning Number: GUK/99334353734GK
    Notification Date: 21/08/2014
    GOOGLE ANNIVERSARY WINNING NOTIFICATION

    Attention Winner,

    We wish to congratulate you once again on this note, for being part of our winners selected this year. This
    promotion was set-up to encourage the active users of the Google search engine and the Google ancillary
    services.
    Hence we do believe with your winning prize, you will continue to be active and patronage to the Google
    search engine. Google is now the biggest search engine worldwide and in an effort to make sure that it
    remains the most widely used search engine, we ran an online e-mail beta test which your email address
    won £950,000.00 {Nine Hundred and Fifty Thousand Great British Pounds Sterling}.
    We wish to formally announce to you that you have successfully passed the requirements, statutory
    obligations, verifications, validations and satisfactory report Test conducted for all online winners.
    A winning cheque will be issued in your name by Google Promotion Award Team, You have therefore
    won the entire sum of £950,000.00 {Nine Hundred And Fifty Thousand Great British Pounds Sterling}
    and also a certificate of prize claims will be sent along side your winning cheque.

    You are advised to contact your Foreign Transfer Manager with the following details to avoid
    unnecessary delay and complications:
    mr.patrickpichettegt2014 @gmail.com
    Patrick Pichette
    Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
    Google Corporation
    VERIFICATION AND FUNDS RELEASE FORM.
    (1) Your Contact Address/Private Email Address.
    (2) Your Tel/ Mobile/Fax Numbers.
    (3) Your Nationality/Country.
    (4) Your Full Name.
    (5) Occupation/Company.
    (6) Age/Gender.
    (7) Ever Won An Online Lottery?
    (8) How Do You Feel As A Winner?

    The Google Promotion Award Team has discovered a huge number of double claims due to winners informing close friends relatives and third parties about their winning and also sharing their pin
    numbers. As a result of this, these friends try to claim the lottery on behalf of the real winners. The Google
    Promotion Award Team has reached a decision from headquarters that any double claim discovered by
    the Lottery Board will result to the canceling of that particular winning, making a loss for both the double
    claimer and the real winner, as it is taken that the real winner was the informer to the double claimer
    about the lottery. So you are hereby strongly advised once more to keep your winnings strictly
    confidential until you receive your prize.

    Congratulations from the Staffs
    ------ ~


  • Anonymous: 7 months, 4 weeks ago from: Marion, Indiana, United States

    Omg...I received an email to my account from a Savannah.Pierce25 @uga.edu
    told me I won $500,00.00. ~


    • info: 7 months, 4 weeks ago

      It is a scam. ~


  • Anonymous: 8 months, 0 week ago from: Alanallur, Kerala, India

    I have also received a mail from Google corporation and I am wondering what to do.
    Sudhakaran. ~


    • info: 8 months, 0 week ago

      It is a scam. Do follow the instructions in the email. ~


  • Anonymous: 8 months, 0 week ago from: Round Lake, Illinois, United States

    I had almost the same exact same e-mail. It said I won a $500,000.00 check U.S.D. Luckily I told them the shipping I wanted to be deducted from my *check* so no money was lost. ~


  • Anonymous: 8 months, 0 week ago from: Colombo, Western, Sri Lanka

    Here is another scam:
    ------

    Google Security Department®

    Belgrave House,

    76 Buckingham Palace Road,

    London SW1W 9TQ,

    United Kingdom.

    REFERENCE NUMBER: xxx[SECRET PIN CODE: xxx]

    TEL: ( 44) 701­716­3733.

    Attention,

    we wish to congratulate you on this note, for being one of our lucky winners selected this year. This promotion was set­up to encourage the active use of the

    Google search engine and the Google ancillary services. Hence we do believe with your winning prize, you will continue to be active and patronage this company.

    Google is now the world leading search engine worldwide and in an effort to make sure that it remains the most widely used search engine, an online e­mail balloting was carried out on the 7th of July 2014, without your knowledge and was officially released recently. We wish to formally announce to you that your email address was attached to a lump sum of $1.5Million U.S.DOLLARS only. A winning Cheque will be issued in your name by the Google Promotion Award Team, and also a certificate of prize claims will be sent alongside with your winning Cheque.

    Your Award Winning Details Below.

    Code Number: GUK/3554749405GK

    Ticket No: xxx

    Winning Number: GUK/99334353734GK

    Information required from you is part of our precautionary measure to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program. To claim your won prize, please contact the Google Award claims Manager (Dr.Frank Keller) neatly fill the payment release form below. PAYMENT RELEASE FORM.

    PAYMENT RELEASE FORM.

    *First Name

    *Last Name

    *Residential Address/Office Address

    *Telephone/ Mobile
    *Nationality/Country
    *Age
    *Sex
    *Occupation/Position Held
    *Amount Won
    *Alternate Email

    *Have you ever been an Online Winner? *Comment.

    You are advised to contact your Foreign Claims Manager with his office email

    details below to avoid unnecessary delay and complications:

    *****
    GOOGLE AWARD CLAIMS MANAGER. Dr.Frank Keller

    Google Security Department (United Kingdom)

    Reply Directly to This E­mail: verificationdept @mit.tc

    Call ( 44) 701­716­3733

    ******* ******** ******** ***** ***** ******* ******

    for security reasons, you are advised to keep your winning information confidential

    till your claims have been processed and your money remitted to you.

    This is part of our precautionary measure to avoid double claiming and

    unwarranted abuse of this program. Please be warned.

    *Note* you can fill your payment release form by printing and manually filling or

    you can fill directly on mail, or provide the details on Microsoft Word.

    Please do not reply if you are NOT the owner of this email address.

    Congratulations from the Staff ~


  • Anonymous: 8 months, 1 week ago from: Georgia

    Here is another scam:
    ------

    GOOGLE Inc. in Affiliation with Asia Pacific Lottery Association.
    Thru: Asia Pacific Lottery Association,
    Wisma Magnum
    111, Jalan Pudu
    55100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


    Dear Esteemed User.
    2014 GOOGLE LOTTO

    GOOGLE is pleased to notify you that our 2014 Lotto is on and this is first of its kind. As part of our Social Responsibility to our Customers and users of our ancillary services, we found it imperative to give back to our customers across the globe.

    In view of this we decided to organize the GOOGLE 2014 Lotto, and the sole reason for this is to reward our numerous users/customers/clients who in one way or the other who have contributed to our great success and achievement and had dealings with GOOGLE Services, Search Engine, Gmail, YouTube, Translator, GOOGLE Map, GOOGLE Earth, Ad Sense and also to propagate the use of GOOGLE and the acceptance of the GOOGLE Android Applications and GOOGLE Play.

    We decided to come up with this promotion to show our appreciation and also pray your continual usage of our services. In view of this 2014 GOOGLE LOTTO was organized which is first of its kind to encourage our users and also introduce our latest GOOGLE Tablet (GOOGLE Nexus 10), we uphold the interest of our users and customers and are always committed to give them the best.

    We are pleased to congratulate you for emerging as one of our lucky winners in the ongoing 2014 GOOGLE LOTTO for your continual usage of our services, hence you are among one of the winners in the Batch A listing. As we believe that with your prize, you will continue to be active in your patronage and loyalty to GOOGLE as a total of 10 Winners emerged worldwide, drawn from different continents of the world. Your eligibility for this reward was due to the fact that you have used the GOOGLE services at one time or the other within the last 1 Year.

    A Bank Cheque have been issued in your favor, hence you have won for yourself the sum of 2,500,000.00 MYR (Malaysian Ringgit) which is equivalent to $760,000.00 USD (Seven Hundred and sixty thousand US Dollar), One GOOGLE Nexus 10 Tablet and also you have been enlisted as One of the GOOGLE Ambassadors for 2014 in your Region.

    We are aware of the continual rampant abuse of GOOGLE as a company and other multi-national companies and we are assuring all our users/clients and Winners that we are working on this, as GOOGLE does not run a lottery and that was the reason for the affiliation with the Asia Pacific Lottery Association (APLA)…..Hence all information with regards the Promotion will be treated with utmost confidentiality.

    You will be requred to contact our Reward Co-Ordinator “Alfred Nashrin” by neatly filling the verification and funds release requirement below, as your payment will be released and arranged by our Asian Office;


    CLAIMS VERIFICATION FORM
    ? First Name:
    ? Last Name:
    ? Residential Address:
    ? Telephone/ Mobile:
    ? Nationality/Country:
    ? Date Of Birth (dd/mm/yy):
    ? Sex:
    ? Occupation:
    ? Alternate Email(Optional)... ~


  • Anonymous: 8 months, 1 week ago from: Sri Lanka

    Here is another scam:
    ------

    CONGRATULATIONS!!!
    YOU HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED AS ONE OF OUR TOP FOUR LUCKY
    WINNERS.
    CONGRATULATIONS!
    Yahoo / Google Mail
    125 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H 8AD, London- United Kingdom.
    All the executive members of Yahoo/Google mail Management Team wishes to
    inform you that you have won a prize money of Seven Hundred, Twenty
    Thousand Great Britain Pounds (£720,000,00.) for 2014 Prize promotion which
    was organized by YAHOO MANAGEMENT TEAM ~


  • Anonymous: 8 months, 1 week ago from: Azerbaijan

    Hi, 21.07.2014 on this day, I got a message from this phone number( 467742804698)that my GSM mobile number has won one million dollars in international Samsung uk promotion is it true or game? ~


    • info: 8 months, 1 week ago

      It is a scam. There is no Samsung UK Promotion lottery. ~


  • Anonymous: 8 months, 2 weeks ago from: Philippines

    I got a similar email from gpprog @126.com with Larry Page's signature and instructions to reply to the email at the address it came from or to Paul Buchheit himself.

    The good thing about this blind-side was that it educated me about how much Page and Buchheit have helped all of us by organizing knowledge across the planet.

    Kudos to Google! ~


  • Anonymous: 8 months, 2 weeks ago from: Sri Lanka

    I have received an e-mail on 01.08.2014 informing that I have won a google promotion lottery and have been asked to fill and send a form called "payment release form"

    After going through your web site I think that this e-mail message is another scam too.

    I would highly appreciate If this site could verify weather it is a scam or not

    Thank you!

    N.B.: The e-mail sent to me has been copied
    Google Corporations.
    Belgrave House 76
    Buckingham Palace Road
    London SW1W 9TQ
    United Kingdom.

    GOOGLE ANNIVERSARY WINNING NOTIFICATION.
    Award Winning No: GPAT/880733/006425/GB/2014
    File Reference No: GUK/01193/06 84578/007/2014

    On the 4th of September 1998, Google was incorporated as a privately held company. Google Corporation is one company that earns its profit mainly from advertising using their very own Google search engine, Gmail, Gala, Sify, E-mail service Google Maps, Blumail, Google Apps, Orkut social networking and YouTube Video sharing, which are all offered to the public for free. We wish to congratulate you once again on this Note, for being part of our winners selected this year. This promotion was set-up to encourage the active users of the Google search engine and the Google ancillary services.

    The online draws was conducted by a random selection of email addresses from an exclusive list of E-mail addresses of individuals and corporate bodies picked by an advanced automated random computer search from the internet. However, “no tickets were sold” but all email addresses were assigned to different ticket numbers for representation and privacy. The selection process was carried out through random selection in our computerized email selection machine (TOPAZ) from a database of over 250,000 emails addresses drawn from all the continents of the world. This Lottery is approved by the British Gaming Board and also licensed by the International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR).This lottery is the 3rd of its kind and we intend to sensitize the public.

    Hence we do believe with your winning prize, you will continue to be active and patronage to the Google Search engine. Google is now the biggest search engine worldwide and in an effort to make sure that it remains the most widely used search engine, we ran an online e-mail beta test which your email address won 950, 000.00GBP {Nine Hundred and Fifty Thousand Great British Pounds Sterling}.

    A winning cheque will be issued in your name by Google Promotion Award Team. Please you are advised to complete the form below and send it immediately to our Claims Administrator through his email for prompt collection of your Winning funds.

    The Claims Administrator Google Promotion Award Team
    Mr. David Brown
    Email: award5870 @gmail.com

    dbrown5870 @gmail.com
    Tel No: 44 8719156478

    You are advised to contact your Claims Administrator with the following details to avoid unnecessary delay and complications:

    PAYMENT PROCESSING DETAILS/FORM.
    (1) Your complete contact address------
    (2) Your Tel/Mobile numbers: ------
    (3) Your Nationality/Country: -----
    (4) Your Full Name:
    (5)------
    (6) Age/Gender: ----
    (7) Have you ever won an online lottery? --------
    (8) What is your comment on Google Product and services? ---
    (9) Alternative email account if any: -------
    (10)Attached Scanned Copy of ID Proof-----

    So you are hereby strongly advised once more to keep your winnings strictly confidential until you claim your prize.
    Congratulations from the Staffs ~


    • Anonymous: 5 months, 3 weeks ago from: Mannford, Oklahoma, United States

      LOL- It's SOOOOO obviously a scam. Supposeedely from the UK and yet blatant foreign translated text. ~


    • info: 8 months, 2 weeks ago

      The email is a scam. There is no Google or Gmail lottery. ~


      • Anonymous: 6 months, 3 weeks ago from: Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay

        I have received the same e-mail. Its imposible to believe the GOOGLE DOES NOT PROTECT ITS USERS AND LET THIS FRAUD GOES ON! ~


        • info: 6 months, 3 weeks ago

          No, that is not true. Google is doing all it can do to protect their users.

          But, stopping Cybercriminals is not as easy as you may think it is. ~


  • Anonymous: 8 months, 2 weeks ago from: Pakistan

    I have received an email from Google which said that I am a Lucky Winner, therefore it is requested that I please verify the email mentioned below:-
    ------

    WINNING NOTIFICATION FROM GOOGLE WINDOWS LIVE INCORPORATION,
    Belgrave House,
    76 Buckingham Palace Road,
    SW1W 9TQ,
    London
    United Kingdom


    Dear 2014 Email Lucky Winner,

    On behalf of the screening committee of the Google Lottery Promotions, I wish to formally announce to you that you have successfully passed the Email screening and Verification test and clarification from our payment Office. All necessary documents that will facilitate the clearance of your Cheque Of £750,000.00 (Seven Hundred and Fifty Thousand Great British Pounds Sterling) in your name (Fida Khan) processed and sealed in Your Winning parcel which contains the following documents

    1. WINNING CHEQUE VALUED £750,000.00 (Seven Hundred and Fifty Thousand Great British Pounds Sterling).
    2. WINNING CERTIFICATE FROM THE GOOGLE CORPORATION.
    3. CLEAR SOURCE OF FUNDS CERTIFICATES (C.S.F.C.)
    4. CERTIFICATES OF ORIGIN OF FUNDS (C.O.F.)
    5. LETTER OF INVITATION TO UNITED KINGDOM

    These documents above are contained in a Parcel which has been securely sealed in order to make it impossible for anyone to view its contents until it has been delivered to you in your country. Your Parcel with Security Code Number: GUK/3554749405GK has been sent to our Affiliate Courier Company (DPD Express Parcel Delivery) which is the Courier Company in charge of the delivery of your parcel to your address in your country. You are required to contact the Courier Company with their information below upon receipt of this mail as they await your contact.

    Contact Person: Mr. Godson Woods (Transit Officer)
    Email: mrgodsonwoods@hotmail.com
    Email: delivery.dpd@financier.com
    Tel: 44 702 4085 890
    Fax: 44 700 604 5923
    *****
    PLEASE SEND YOUR DELIVERY DETAILS TO DPD EXPRESS IMMEDIATELY

    Full Name:
    Sex:
    Country:
    Age:
    Marital Status:
    Next Of Kin:
    Residential Address:
    Phone/Fax Number:

    It is imperative that you quote your Parcel Identification Number in your mail to the Courier Company for easy Identification of your Parcel In Their Company. You are advised to keep your winning numbers/tickets confidential to avoid double claiming of your fund. You are also advised not to broadcast your winnings in Public; you are to keep your winnings personal until your parcel containing your cheque has been delivered to your address by the courier company

    NOTE: This office will not be responsible for any outstanding fees Services rendered by the Courier Company are to be paid by you and not the lottery board, The fact is that the lottery organizers didn't make any provision for any upcoming expenses, regarding delivery of parcel or any such.

    I will require a Concise Update as soon as you are in contact with the Courier Company.

    GOOGLE AWARD CLAIMS MANAGER
    Show message history
    Google Security Department (United Kingdom)

    BE WARNED: Do not reply if you are NOT the owner of this winning email address.

    Congratulations to you once again from all our staff and thank you for being part of our Promotion.

    Google Inc. is worth over US$23 Billion with over 50,000 workers worldwide making it the best and most successful online search engine around the globe. ~


    • Anonymous: 6 months, 3 weeks ago from: Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay

      I have received the same winning -e mail. Please be careful.

      Don't deposit any money. It's a fraud. It got to my knowledge very very late! This a scam too. ~


    • Anonymous: 6 months, 3 weeks ago from: Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay

      Anonymous: lotto@google.com I received the same letter under the same conditions and unfortunatelly I didn't know nothing about these frauds.

      I lost really so much money , the point is that Google permits these scams.

      I really very dissapionted with Google because it lets this kind of behavior go on. Be alert and don´t deposit nothing! It began 20 days ago. ~


      • info: 6 months, 3 weeks ago

        Google and other service providers spend millions of dollars every year to help stop Cybercriminals.

        However, it is not so easy to stop Cybercriminals, because technology makes it easy for them to hide, move and quickly set up shop anywhere in the world. ~


    • info: 8 months, 2 weeks ago

      This is a scam. Do not follow the instructions in the email message. ~


  • Anonymous: 8 months, 3 weeks ago from: Nepal

    I also received a winning e-mail on my mail send from . Is it true? See themessage below:

    Google Corporations.
    Belgrave House 76
    Buckingham Palace Road
    London SW1W 9TQ
    United Kingdom.

    GOOGLE ANNIVERSARY WINNING NOTIFICATION.
    Award Winning No: GPAT/880733/006425/GB/2014
    File Reference No: GUK/01193/0684578/007/2014

    On the 4th of September 1998, Google was incorporated as a privately held company. Google Corporation is one company that earns its profit mainly from advertising using their very own Google search engine, Gmail, Gala, Sify, E-mail service Google Maps, Blumail, Google Apps, Orkut social networking and YouTube Video sharing, which are all offered to the public for free. We wish to congratulate you once again on this Note, for being part of our winners selected this year. This promotion was set-up to encourage the active users of the Google search engine and the Google ancillary services.

    The online draws was conducted by a random selection of email addresses from an exclusive list of E-mail addresses of individuals and corporate bodies picked by an advanced automated random computer search from the internet. However, “no tickets were sold” but all email addresses were assigned to different ticket numbers for representation and privacy. The selection process was carried out through random selection in our computerized email selection machine (TOPAZ) from a database of over 250,000 emails addresses drawn from all the continents of the world. This Lottery is approved by the British Gaming Board and also licensed by the International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR).This lottery is the 3rd of its kind and we intend to sensitize the public.

    Hence we do believe with your winning prize, you will continue to be active and patronage to the Google Search engine. Google is now the biggest search engine worldwide and in an effort to make sure that it remains the most widely used search engine, we ran an online e-mail beta test which your email address won 950, 000.00GBP {Nine Hundred and Fifty Thousand Great British Pounds Sterling}.

    A winning cheque will be issued in your name by Google Promotion Award Team. Please you are advised to complete the form below and send it immediately to our Claims Administrator through his email for prompt collection of your Winning funds.

    The Claims Administrator Google Promotion Award Team
    Mr. David Brown
    Email: award5870 @gmail.com

    dbrown5870 @gmail.com
    Tel No: 44 8719156478

    You are advised to contact your Claims Administrator with the following details to avoid unnecessary delay and complications:

    PAYMENT PROCESSING DETAILS/FORM.
    (1) Your complete contact address------
    (2) Your Tel/Mobile numbers: ------
    (3) Your Nationality/Country: ------
    (4) Your Full Name: ------
    (5) Occupation/Company: ------
    (6) Age/Gender: -------
    (7) Have you ever won an online lo
    (8) What is your comment on Google Product and services?
    (9) Alternative email account if any:
    (10)Attached Scanned Copy of ID Proof--

    So you are hereby strongly advised once more to keep your winnings strictly confidential until you claim your prize.
    Congratulations from the Staffs ~


    • info: 8 months, 3 weeks ago

      It is not true. It is a scam.

      Never send your pwrsonal information to anyone who claims that you have won some form of lottery or sweeptakes. ~


  • Anonymous: 8 months, 3 weeks ago from: Noci, Puglia, Italy

    I also received this winning lottery scheme and was a bout to send the information in that email, but then I though about it, so I search using Google first then I read your information.

    Thanks a lot for this information. ~


  • Anonymous: 9 months, 0 week ago from: Egypt

    Sure that this is fake? What about the signed letter and message received from Google? How can i protect mysef if i send my personal information ~


    • info: 9 months, 0 week ago

      They will attempt to use the information that you have sent them against you. Please be careful going forward.

      Do not send money in order to receive lottery prizes. There is no Google or Facebook lottery. ~


  • Anonymous: 9 months, 1 week ago from: Eindhoven, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands

    I have got the following E-mail with an attachment for winning a cheque of 750.000.00 British Pounds:

    "Dear Google User,

    Attached to this e-mail is your official Google User Reward Promotion notification for being an active user of Google Services.

    Best Regards,
    Larry Page
    Chairman Google UK.

    ©2014 Google Incorporation®"

    Is this spam? ~


    • info: 9 months, 1 week ago

      Yes, it is a scam. There is no Google, Microsoft or Facebook lottery or promotions. ~


  • Anonymous: 9 months, 3 weeks ago from: Fremont, California, United States

    Here is another scam:
    ------

    Google Inc in Affiliation with Asia Pacific Lottery Association.
    Thru: Asia Pacific Lottery Association,
    Wisma Magnum
    111, Jalan Pudu
    55100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Dear Esteemed User.

    2014 GOOGLE AWARD / PROMOTION

    Google is pleased to notify you that Yearly Promotion is on, and this is first of it's kind.. As part of our Social Responsibility to our Customers and users of our ancillary services, we found it imperative to give back to our customers across the globe.

    In view of this we decided to organize the Google Award Promotion, and the sole reason for this is to reward our numerous users/customers/clients who in one way or the other who have contributed to our great success and achievement and had dealings with Google Services, Search Engine, Gmail, YouTube, Translator, Google Map, Google Earth, Ad Sense and also to propagate the use of Google and the acceptance of the Google Android Applications and Google Play.

    We decided to come up with this promotion to show our appreciation and also pray your continual usage of our services. In view of this the GOOGLE AWARD PROMOTION was organized which is first of its kind to encourage our users and also introduce our latest Google Tablet (Google Nexus 10), we uphold the interest of our users and customers and are always committed to give them the best.

    We are pleased to congratulate you for emerging as one of our lucky winners in the ongoing GOOGLE AWARD PROMOTION for your continual usage of our services, hence you are among one of the winners in the Batch A listing. As we believe that with your prize, you will continue to be active in your patronage and loyalty to Google as a total of 10 Winners emerged worldwide, drawn from different continents of the world. Your eligibility for this reward was due to the fact that you have used the Google services at one time or the other within the last 1 Year.

    A Bank Cheque have been issued in your favor, hence you have won for yourself the sum of $760,000.00 USD (Seven Hundred and sixty thousand United State Dollar), One Google Nexus 10 Tablet and also you have been enlisted as One of the Google Ambassadors for 2014 in your Region.

    You will be requred to contact our Reward Co-Ordinator “Alfred Nashrin” by neatly filling the verification and funds release requirement below, as your payment will be released and arranged by our Asian Laison Office;

    CLAIMS VERIFICATION FORM

    First Name:
    Last Name:
    Residential Address:
    Telephone/ Mobile: ~


  • Anonymous: 10 months, 1 week ago from: Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland

    And a new modyfication: be careful because they want you to open pdf file (where can be virus).

    Dear Google User.

    You have been selected as a winner for using Google services,attached to
    this email is Our Official Notification Letter for your perusal.

    Sincerely.
    Mr. Matt Brittin
    CEO of Google Ltd UK. ~


  • Anonymous: 10 months, 1 week ago from: Seri Kembangan, Selangor, Malaysia

    Here is another email scam:


    LAWLER AND ASSOCIATES UNIT 7, FOXHILL FARM ESTATE, LONGCROSS ROAD, CHERTSEY,SURREY UNITED STATES KT160TS

    Dear Customer,

    I write to inform you that your email was received and its content was clearly understood partaking the Google Online Lottery who through the claims agent Mr Brain Hookson requested my establishment to draft some Legal Paper work in favor of your name upon a release and transfer of a prize winning funds and i hereby update you on the procedure to employ my service.

    I have accepted your request with an almost good faith and to enable my establishment commence fully towards the legal procurement from the MAGISTRATE COURT OF JUSTICE here in united States,you are hereby required to pay a total sum of $775 USD for Court Cost, Attorney Charges, Docket Fees, Filing Cost.

    Note to direct the require charges to my secretary/account officer's Via Western Union Money Transfer and get back to me with the money transfer information as it appears in Western Union payment slip which will include the below information:

    (1) Reciever's Name: Aaron Christopher UNIT 7, FOX HILL FARM ESTATE, LONG CROSS ROAD

    SURREY NE YONKERS NY UNITED STATE

    1.Sender's Name 2.Sender's Address 3.Money Transfer Control Numbers (MTCN) 4.Text Question And Answer If Any.

    Please note that upon the receipt of the above Information, as payment evidence i shall proceed with your demand of getting a legal clearance from the MAGISTRATE COURT OF JUSTICE here in United States to a sworn affidavit on your behalf for the notarization of your winning funds transfer to you.

    Yours Cordially, Barrister John P. Lawler Phone: 1631-685-9721/ 1517-680-4431 Fax: 084477-46697 Website: http://www.bjpla .org LAWLER AND ASSOCIATES
    ~


  • Anonymous: 10 months, 1 week ago from: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

    I live in Australia and have received the same email on google letter head with the c.e.o's signature and details. I have also contacted larry page c.e.o at google and their chief legal advisor on this matter and I am waiting to hear back from them.THIS LETTER IS A SCAM DELETE IT DO NOT REPLY TO IT !!!!! spread the word ~


  • Anonymous: 11 months, 1 week ago from: Kalyan, Maharashtra, India

    Hello i received an email from Google with its logo and copyright no. etc its claiming that i have wone 500000 pounds as i am chosen as the annual yearly lottery winner because of being an active user. hence i want to know where it is true or fake ~


    • info: 11 months, 1 week ago

      It is a scam and fake. ~


  • Anonymous: 11 months, 2 weeks ago from: Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia

    I received this scam:
    ------

    Google UK Ltd
    Belgrave House
    76 Buckingham Palace Road
    London SW1W 9TQ
    United Kingdom

    MICROSOFT GOOGLE CUSTOMERS AND USERS AWARD 2014

    Congratulations on becoming a selected winner of the Google Reward Promotion. A Copy of Our Microsoft Google Customers and Users Award 2014 Letter is Attached for your Immediate Perusal and to Congratulate you on emerging the Second (2rd) prize winner in our Microsoft Google Users and Customers award for 2014. You are advised to contact the Payment Consultant immediately for the release of your cash prize. Congratulations from the Staffs ~


  • Anonymous: 11 months, 3 weeks ago from: Palm Springs, California, United States

    Received the following today, May 9, 2014. Please confirm that Google is aware of this and acting according to protect its clients.
    Thank You.
    Palm Springs, CA

    ===========
    GOOGLE WINNING NOTIFICATION

    We wish to congratulate you on this note, for being part of our selected winners in our just concluded internal promotion draw this year, this promotion was set-up to encourage the active users of the Google search engine and the Google ancillary services.

    Hence we do believe with your winning prize, you will continue to be an active patronage to the Google search engine and services.

    Google is now the biggest search engine worldwide and in an effort to make sure that it remains the most widely used search engine, we ran an online e-mail beta draw which your email address won five hundred thousand USD ($500,000.00). We wish to formally announce to you that you have successfully passed the requirements, statutory obligations, verifications, validations and satisfactory report Test conducted for all online winners.

    A winning check will be issued in your name by Google Promotion Award; for the sum of five hundred thousand USD ($500,000.00) and also a certificate of prize claims will be sent alongside your winning check cashable at any bank.

    You are advised to contact your Foreign Transfer Manager with the following details to avoid unnecessary delay and complications:
    VERIFICATION AND FUNDS RELEASE FORM
    =========== ~


  • Anonymous: 11 months, 3 weeks ago from: Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Thank god I'm save. ~


  • Anonymous: Apr 23, 2014 from: Meldola, Emilia-Romagna, Italy

    I received a message from "Google inc. In affiliation with asia pacific lottery association" ( wisma magnum - 111, jalan pudu - 55100 kuala lumpur, malasia ) notifying that i am one of the 10 winner of the equivalent of 760,000.00 usd.
    I suppose that there is no need to give an answer...

    GUALTIERO LEONARDI
    VIA BERTONI 174
    48018 FAENZA (RA) - ITALY
    ("gualeona@alice.it") ~


  • Anonymous: Apr 15, 2014 from: Skudai, Johor, Malaysia

    somebody with the authority please do something to stop this..i have received an email from these scammers about Google and Microsoft award. Who is going to easily give you 5000000 pound. Somebody please take action to save people out there. ~


  • Anonymous: Apr 6, 2014 from: Katy, Texas, United States

    i have receive the same email, i was so stupid to give my personal information it asked me 8 different questions as follow:
    1.full name
    2. address
    3.ocupation
    4.sex
    5.age
    6. phone number
    7. state
    8. country
    I answered all of this questions in details to an email they told me to reply to, do you think this information i answered them could get me into really serious problems like can they hack my identity and things like that? or do you think they would need information to steal my identity and things like that? how could i check if there are any suspicious activities under my identity like opening credit cards and stuff like that? please reply asap thank you very much, i am so scared!!! ~


    • info: Apr 6, 2014

      They may use the information that you have sent them, to attempt to trick you into sending money or financial information.

      You are ok, the information you have sent is not enough to steal your identity . Please be careful going forward. ~


      • Anonymous: Apr 7, 2014 from: Katy, Texas, United States

        thank you very much i truly appreciate your help! and yes indeed they sent me another email trying to trick me to pay for delivery for check and laptop but i did not reply ;) thank you very much!!! ~


  • Anonymous: Mar 26, 2014 from: Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia

    Oh no! I should search about this earlier! I almost got trapped into their games. I did gave them my personal details and my address! What should I do?? ~


    • info: Mar 26, 2014

      There is nothing you can do now. Just be careful next time, because they will attempt to scam you with the information you have sent to them. ~


  • Anonymous: Mar 25, 2014 from: United States

    Hello,

    I just got this email last night at 11pm. Saying something about winning google lottery and apple laptop. What a joke! These emails are really starting to get annoying. Somone needs to stop this.

    Melanie ~


  • Anonymous: Mar 8, 2014 from: Belgrade, Serbia

    I was the stupid one to leave my personal information except my home address, and I'm really scared now. :-( Can anyone help me somehow? :-( ~


    • Anonymous: Mar 22, 2014 from: Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand

      if you gave your bank details inform your bank asap..otherwise dont commmunicate any further with them. ~


  • Anonymous: Feb 2, 2014 from: Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India

    Thanks alot for your prudent remarks and info.Infact i have received the similar type of email...5000 000 pounds winner

    DR B R DOGRA Jammu Luck winner ~


    • Anonymous: Feb 15, 2014 from: Kuwait

      How I can know its fake. . ~


    • Anonymous: Feb 15, 2014 from: Kuwait

      Thanks alot for the information. Because I have also received the similar type of mail...that was one million pounds winner ~


      • Anonymous: 5 months, 0 week ago from: Canyon Country, California, United States

        They wanted money for shipping for anywhere between 390 GBP and 610 GBP. It is a scam.

        2014 Google Incorporation
        GOOGLE INCORPORATION, Belgrave House, 76 Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W 9TQ, London United Kingdom Code Number: GUK/3554749405GK Ticket No: GUK/1008272745GK Winning Number: GUK/99334353734GK

        To: Robert Freise On behalf of the screening committee of the Google Lottery Promotions,

        I wish to formally announce to you that you have successfully passed the Email screening and Verification test and clarification from our payment Office.

        All necessary documents that will facilitate the clearance of your Cheque Of £750,000.00 (Seven Hundred and Fifty Thousand Great British Pounds Sterling) in your name has been processed and sealed in your winning parcel which contains the following documents.

        1. WINNING CHEQUE VALUED £750,000.00 (SEVEN HUNDRED AND FIFTY THOUSAND)
        2. WINNING CERTIFICATE FROM THE GOOGLE CORPORATION.
        3. CLEAR SOURCE OF FUNDS CERTIFICATES (C.S.F.C.)
        4. CERTIFICATES OF ORIGIN OF FUNDS (C.O.F.)
        5. LETTER OF INVITATION TO UNITED KINGDOM

        These documents above are contained in a Parcel which has been securely sealed in order to make it impossible for anyone to view its contents until it has been delivered to you in your country. Your Parcel with Security Code Number: GUK/3554749405GK has been sent to our Affiliate Courier Company (DPD Express Parcel Delivery) which is the Courier Company in charge of the delivery of your parcel to your address in your country. You are required to contact the Courier Company with their information's below upon receipt of this mail as they await your contact.

        ~


        • info: 5 months, 0 week ago

          It is a scam, there is no Google Lottery or Promotions. ~


          • Anonymous: 4 months, 2 weeks ago from: Strömstad, Vastra Gotaland, Sweden

            Here is another scam:

            --- --- ---
            From:
            Google Inc.
            Corporate Headquarters,
            1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View,
            California, 94043, United States of America

            Thru: Google Inc,
            Google UK Ltd
            Belgrave House
            76 Buckingham Palace Road
            London SW1W 9TQ
            United Kingdom


            Dear Esteemed User.
            GOOGLE PLUS 2014 PROMOTION
            On behalf of Google Inc. we are delighted to have you as one of our users up to this time, Google is delighted to put a smile on the faces of our numerous customers, hence the Google Plus 2014 Promotion was conducted and this is first of its kind and this is part of our Social Responsibility to our Customers and users of our ancillary services, we found it imperative to give back to our customers across the globe, and to plead for your continuous loyalty to the Google Brand.

            In view of this we decided to organize the Google Plus 2014 Promotion and the sole reason for this is to reward our numerous users/customers/clients who in one way or the other who have contributed to our great success and achievement and had dealings with Google Services, Search Engine, Gmail, YouTube, Translator, Google Map, Google Earth, Ad Sense and also to propagate the use of Google and the acceptance of the Google Android Applications and Google Play.

            We decided to come up with this promotion to show our appreciation and also pray your continual usage of our services. In view of this the GOOGLE PLUS 2014 PROMOTION was organized which is first of its kind to encourage our users and also introduce our latest Google Tablet (Google Nexus 10), we uphold the interest of our users and customers and are always committed to give them the best.

            We are pleased to congratulate you for emerging as one of our lucky winners in the ongoing GOOGLE PLUS 2014 PROMOTION for your continual usage of our services, hence you are among one of the winners in the Batch A listing. As we believe that with your prize, you will continue to be active in your patronage and loyalty to Google as a total of 10 Winners emerged worldwide, drawn from different continents of the world. Your eligibility for this reward was due to the fact that you have used the Google services at one time or the other within the last 10 Years.

            A Bank Cheque have been issued in your favor, hence you have won for yourself the sum of £550.000.00 (Five Hundred and Fifty Thousand Great British Pounds Sterling), One Google Nexus 10 Tablet and also you have been enlisted as One of the Google Ambassadors for 2014.

            We are aware of the continual rampant abuse of Google as a company and other multi-national companies and we are assuring all our users/clients and Winners that we are working on this, as Google does not run a lottery.Hence all information with regards the Promotion will be treated with utmost confidentiality.

            You will be requred to contact our Reward Co-Ordinator Dr. Michael Christopher by neatly filling the verification and funds release requirement below, as your payment will be released and arranged by our United Kingdom Office;

            CLAIMS VERIFICATION FORM
            First Name:
            Last Name:
            Residential Address:
            Telephone/ Mobile:
            Nationality/Country:
            Date Of Birth (dd/mm/yy):
            Sex:
            Occupation:
            Alternate Email(Optional):

            To File For Your Claim, Please Contact Our,REWARD CO-ORDINATOR
            Dr. Michael Christopher
            E-mail: 2014reward@googlemail .com
            Telephone : 44 758 604 3079

            Note: You can either fill your claims verification form by printing and manually filling out the requested details or you can fill directly on e-mail, or provide the details on Microsoft Word. For security reasons, you are advised to keep your winning information’s confidential till your claims have been processed and your money remitted to you. This is part of our precautionary measure to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program.

            Congratulations from the Staff ~


            • Anonymous: 3 days, 23 hours ago from: Ibadan, Oyo, Nigeria

              Hello everyone I also got the email. I strongly want to believe is a scam. ~


              • info: 3 days, 22 hours ago

                Yes, it is a scam. ~


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