Winner for Microsoft / Blackberry Promo 2013 Email Scam

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

Winner for Microsoft   Blackberry Promo 2013 Email Scam
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The "Winner for Microsoft/Blackberry Promo 2013" scam

Subject: WINNER FOR MICROSOFT/BLACKBERRY PROMO 2013
Sender: MRS MATILDA MIRIDIS
Reply-To: matildamiridis1960 @yahoo.co.jp

Dear Email Winner,

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

1.Name.
2.Add.
3.Nationality.
4.Age.
5.Occupation.
6.Phone.

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

Jerry Best
E-mail: jerrybest367 @yahoo.co.uk

Sincerely,
Matilda Miridis

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

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

Legitimate organizations should use e-mail addresses like "something@theirOrganizationName.com".

Example:

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

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

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  • March 6, 2015 at 9:28 AM by an anonymous user from: Khartoum, Sudan

    Hello,

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

    Tell me if it that true.

    • March 6, 2015 at 10:35 AM by info

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

  • October 1, 2014 at 6:00 PM by an anonymous user from: Dallas, Texas, United States

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

  • July 21, 2014 at 11:21 AM by an anonymous user from: London, England, United Kingdom

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

    • July 21, 2014 at 11:51 AM by info

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

  • May 19, 2014 at 7:15 AM by an anonymous user from: Amman, Jordan

    Received the following email scam:

    -

    Microsoft (tinalw @incomtel.co.uk)

    FINAL NOTIFICATION...

    Your Email address was picked as a beneficiary for a lump sum pay out of (750,000.00 GBP) in the Microsoft Promo, so you are therefore advised to send the following information below to file for claim

    =

    CONTACT PROMOTION MANAGER)

    Name: Dr.tom Rice.

    Tel: 44 704 578

    SEND YOUR DATA

    1. FULL NAMES:_

    2. ADDRESS:_P.O. Box :_

    3.

    4. State:_

    5. Postcode:_

    6. Country:_

    7. GENDER:

    8. AGE:_

    9. OCCUPATION:_

    10.TELEPHONE NUMBER:_

    Microsoft © Lottery.

  • October 14, 2013 at 9:58 AM by info

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

  • October 13, 2013 at 5:04 PM by an anonymous user from: Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana

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

  • September 27, 2013 at 1:27 AM by an anonymous user from: Durban, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa

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

  • September 26, 2013 at 11:26 AM by info

    The user below:

    The sms message about the Blackberry promo Honda Jazz is a scam.

  • September 22, 2013 at 2:25 PM by an anonymous user from: Al Jubail, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia

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

  • September 19, 2013 at 6:04 AM by an anonymous user from: Ross-on-Wye, England, United Kingdom

    Blackberry Awards Promo:CONGRATULATIONS YOUR MOBILE NUMBER HAS WON R750,000 IN BLACKBERRY 2013 PROMOTION REF:BBZA2013 FOR CLAIMS CALL kELVIN NOW ON<br/>0812547735. This a scam right

  • September 9, 2013 at 6:25 AM by info

    Yes, it is a fake.

  • September 7, 2013 at 2:39 PM by an anonymous user from: Washington, District of Columbia, United States

    I got the sms from 0766060449 saying i have won a prize.is dat true?

  • May 30, 2013 at 3:34 PM by info

    It's a fake!

  • May 30, 2013 at 2:27 PM by an anonymous user from: Yangon, Rangoon, Myanmar

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

    • April 29, 2014 at 5:15 AM by an anonymous user from: Dhaka, Bangladesh

      Here is another scam:

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      From: "blackberry-mobile2013 @hotmail.com" <blackberry-mobile2013@hotmail.com>

      Sent: Wednesday, September 11, 2013 7:06 PM

      Subject: BLACKBERRY PRIZE WINNER...

      BLACKBERRY PROMOTION

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

      blackberry-mobile2013@hotmail.com, Tel: 447024041059

      Thank you.

      Sincerely,

      SIR Alan Conwell

      Blackberry zonal coordinator .

      Copyright ©blackberry. All rights reserved

      • November 3, 2014 at 5:10 AM by an anonymous user from: Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria

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

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