Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S4 Email Lottery Scam

Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S4 Email Lottery Scam

The "Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S4" lottery email message below is a scam. Reputable companies like Samsung do not use free email address providers like "inbox.lv" for their promotions. This is because anyone can sign up for a free email account at this website and use it for malicious purposes.

The "Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S4 " Email Lottery Scam

From: "Andrey Roce" samsung_info@inbox.lv
Date: Mon, 01 Jul 2013 00:00:42 +0300
Subject: (bez temata)


Congratulations one more time. You are one of 20 random followers. You have won a brand new unlocked Samsung Galaxy S4. This is official promotion. Our lottery id:55678990 (registered in National Lottery Agency).to finish delivery process we need full your name, surname and address, and you should to choose color- black or white. We will use DHL express delivery services, and that means delivery will take 5 business days.

Andrey Roce
General Support Manager
Samsung Links Ltd.

From: "Andrey Roce" samsung_info@inbox.lv
Date: Mon, 01 Jul 2013 02:20:17 +0300
Subject: Re: (bez temata)

We have official lottery ID: 55678990

Our company is officially registered, our registration code: 136373422256

And we use very safe delivery company- DHL. You dont need to worry about this!

Andrey Roce
General Support Manager
Samsung Links Ltd.

Congratulations! You just won Samsung Galaxy S4. Our official lottery id:55678990.to get your gift write to: samsung_info@inbox.lv

The scam is also located on Twitter (@GalaxyS4Promo) at the following address:

Twitter Galaxy S4 Promo Scam

Twiiter Galaxy S4 Promo Scam

This person, who claims to be the General Support Manager, has the website www.samsung.com in the signature of the email, but yet the email was sent from the free email provider “inbox.lv”.

Adding the word "samsung" to the email address "samsung_info@inbox.lv", is another trick by these scammers, to have you believe the email is legitimate. But, as I have said before, anyone can create these free email accounts at inbox.lv .

Do not be fooled by persons claiming that they have a registration codes and lottery IDs, if there is nowhere for you to go and verify these codes and IDs.

Never send your personal information, credit card information, or money to anyone who requests it via email message.

If you are asked to send money via Western Union, please be careful. This is the first sign that someone is trying to scam you.

Also, if Samsung is doing a promotion, it should be on their website (www.samsung.com), where you can go and view it.

For a list of legitimate Samsung promotions in your country or area, please go to their promotions web page at http://www.samsung.com/promotions/.

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  • February 28, 2015 at 6:25 AM by an anonymous user from: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

    I have receive one that one won 500000 GBP in British pound from Samsung financial empowerment program.

    I have sent my full name and other data; is it a fake or true please help me if this true.

    • February 28, 2015 at 7:36 AM by info

      It is not true; it is a scam.

  • October 28, 2013 at 5:17 PM by an anonymous user from: Maringá, Parana, Brazil

    I received today, oct 28, 2013, from Samsung <011@derick125.onmicrosoft.com><br/>-<br/>-<br/>SAMSUNG AWARD BOARD.<br/>PO Box 1010, London<br/>w70 6NL, United Kingdom.<br/>Tel: 44 702 4094 467<br/>Batch Number: NK146/003<br/>Pin Number: 85568VPG24<br/>Pocket Number: 110147662<br/><br/>Dear Award Winner,<br/><br/>We are pleased to inform you of the first online promotional award conducted by Samsung Company. Your E-mail was selected among 10 Lucky winners who won (£500,000.00 = Five Hundred Thousand Great British Pound Sterling's) each from SAMSUNG PROMOTIONAL AWARD 2013. Your E-mail was entered as an independent candidate and was attached to Verification Number (CN-435-663-6) and Batch Number: SMG146/003. The online draws was conducted by a random selection of email addresses from an exclusive list of 100,000,000 E-mail addresses of individuals by an advanced automated random computer search from the internet. This promotional award is part of the financial empowerment program of the SAMSUNG AWARD BOARD WORLDWIDE in its struggle to alleviate poverty and to help less privileged.<br/><br/>However, no tickets were sold but all E-mails was assigned to different ticket numbers for representation and privacy. The selection process was carried out through random selection in our computerized E-mail selection machine (TOPAZ) from a database of over 250,000,000 GSM NUMBER 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 1st of its kind and we intend to sensitize the public.in order to claim your (£500,000.00 = Five Hundred Thousand Great British Pound Sterling's) winning award, you are advice to provide the required information below to enable us process all document to remit your funds to you.<br/><br/>NAME:<br/>AGE:<br/>GENDER:<br/>ADDRESS:<br/>PHONE:<br/>OCCUPATION:<br/>STATE:<br/>COUNTRY:<br/>NATIONALITY.<br/><br/>Accept my hearty congratulations!<br/><br/>Sincerely,<br/>Kerry Jones<br/>Chief Executive Officer<br/>Samsung Award Board,<br/>United Kingdom.

  • October 19, 2013 at 10:31 PM by info

    Scammers use large cash prizes to trick their potential victims into sending personal and financial information that they will subquently use to rip them off.

  • October 19, 2013 at 9:52 PM by an anonymous user from: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

    I received an email purported to be from Kerry Jones CEO at SAMSUNG, the email referred to an online promotional award conducted by Samsung where 10 lucky winners had won 500,000 pounds sterling as part of their financial empowerment program.<br/><br/>The email requested the supply of the following information:<br/>Name, age, gender, address, phone, occupation, state, country, nationality.<br/><br/>I opened the email thinking it was regarding my mobile phone as it is a Samsung.<br/><br/>Obviously a hoax.

  • July 12, 2013 at 4:41 PM by an anonymous user from: Milton, Florida, United States

    this is the new one they are doing...I have about 7 emails begging me to respond, fill out forms, and of course give SSN and banking information to Samsung to get a huge cash prize...don't fall for it.<br/>-<br/><br/>Samsung Galaxy Promo Board<br/><br/>Jul 11 (1 day ago) to me <br/> <br/>Dear Winner,<br/><br/>In line with the commemorating event marking our Galaxy promotional sweepstakes, SAMSUNG MOBILE CORPORATION rolled out over $9,000,000.00 (Nine Million United States Dollars) for gift items and cash prizes for our Annual Draws. Winners are selected through a raffle draw conducted on active mobile numbers from our subscribing networks worldwide and a WINNING NUMBER is assigned to all winning mobile number. Your Mobile number attached to Ref Num: SGP1922, Winning Num: SG737746, Batch Num: 1922, won the sum of 715,000 USD(Seven Hundred And Fifteen Thousand United States Dollars)To begin the remittance process of your prize, you are to complete the attached claims verification form, a copy should be forwarded to this office and one to the remittance department for processing and release of your prize through the below provided email: SGPRO@CARIB.COM<br/><br/><br/>Sincerely,<br/>Michael Gorganis<br/>Tel/Fax: +1-201-256-9361<br/><br/>TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF CLAIMS.<br/><br/>Any falsification of your details will affect your claims documentation rendring you disqualified because you will be assumed to be impersonating. Friends and Relatives can not redeem your won prize on your behalf, winning notification and information should be kept strictly confidential to avoid double claim, impersonation and disqualification.<br/><br/>GALAXY CLAIMS FORM101.docx GALAXY CLAIMS FORM101.docx<br/>753K View Download

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Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S4 Email Lottery Scam