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Beware of Lottery Scams - Google, Gmail, Microsoft, Hotmail, Outlook, Nokia and Samsung

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Beware of Lottery Scams - Google, Gmail, Microsoft, Hotmail, Outlook, Nokia and Samsung

There is NO Google, Gmail, Microsoft, Windows Live, Hotmail, Outlook, Nokia, Samsung, AOL, Yahoo, MSN, Apple, YouTube, or Android lotteries or sweepstakes. So, recipients of fake email messages claiming they are winners of the above lotteries should delete them. Below are some of the fake lottery email messages, which claim the recipients have won thousands of dollars. The fake email messages were sent by scammers and NOT by the name of the legitimate companies listed above. Every month, thousands of these email messages are sent out by scammers to trick their potential victims into stealing their personal information, financial information and money.

Remember, never send your personal information to anyone in an email message or send money to someone who contacted you via email message. And, Microsoft, Google, Nokia, Microsoft, Yahoo, Hotmail, Samsung, AOL and other legitimate companies will never ask their users to send their personal information, credit card information, or financial information via email messages, or send money via Prepaid Debit Cards, Western Union, MoneyGram, or other money transfer services.

Although the fake email messages appear as if they were sent by the legitimate companies above, they were not. The cyber-criminals behind the fake email messages use a technique called "Email Spoofing," which is used to make an email message appear as if it came from email address, but was actually sent from another email address.

Samples of Lottery Scam Email Messages

Google 11th Annivesary Awards Center

#123 Buckinghan Palace Road, London SW1W 9SH, United Kingdom

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 November 2015, without your knowledge and has been officially released.

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 claim your won prize, please contact the Google Award claims Manager (Mr. Kennedy Watson) neatly filling the Verification form below.


Gmail by Google

Windows Live Hotmail

Dear winner we are pleased to inform you of your winning sum of five hundred thousand united states dollars with microsoft-surface pro 3 laptop by gmail corporation, in conjunction with microsoft windows. We collect all the gmail addresses of the people that are active online from the gmail directory; among the people that subscribed to gmail and various microsoft windows users. We only select five people as our winners, without the winner applying and we are also congratulating you for being one of them.

However you will have to fill and submit the below information to the events manager

Contact email:

Note we don't respond to forwarding email, you have to submit your details to the email stated above.

Full name:
contact address:
telephone number:
sex: occupation:

contact the events manager department submit your information to the email given above events manager: mr. Barry delp

From: Google.Inc []
Subject: Official Payment Litter

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.


Google Online Sweeepstakes Team"


This is to inform you that your email address has just won you $500,000.00 and a Nokia N1 Dual SIM Windows phone for the month of October 2015 lottery promotion, which is organized by MICROSOFT OUTLOOK WINDOWS & NOKIA. MICROSOFT WINDOWS collects all the email addresses of the people who are active online; among the people who subscribed also to Aol, Gmail and yahoo, we only select five people every year as our winners through an electronic balloting system without the winner applying. We congratulate you for being one of the selected winners.


Contact Email: MSN-AWD©

1. FULL…

Thank you and accept our hearty congratulation once again!

From: Microsoft Award
Subject: RE: Winnings

Dear Lucky winner:Ref No:MSN/NK/2190/005

We wish to congratulate you once again on this note,for being part of the winners selected for this Annual Lottery Promotions.The Microsoft Windows Mobile felicitate with you and your family.This promotion was set-up to encourage the active users of the Internet Microsoft Windows.

Hence we do believe with your winning prize ,you will continue to be active and patronage to the Microsoft Windows mobile.We wish to formally announce to you that you have successfully pass the requirements, statutory obligations, verification's, validations and satisfactory report Test conducted for all online winners.

A winning check(Cheque)$500,000 00 US DOLLAR has been issued in your name by the Microsoft Nokia Lottery Board, and a Nokia N1 Phone and also a certificate for prize claims had be sent along side your winning check(cheque) to our affiliated delivery company(CONCORDIA INTERNATIONAL FORWARDING CORP) to be delivered to you in person.

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 where millions of email addresses where drawn from worldwide web email directories from which you have emerged as one of our lucky winners.

Furthermore, Do contact the CONCORDIA INTERNATIONAL FORWARDING CORPORATIONS company through information below for further instructions on how to send the consignment to your location an

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