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Lottery Scam - Google United Kingdom Official Notification Letter

2014-08-24T16:15:54 -  +
Lottery Scam - Google United Kingdom Official Notification Letter

The email message below the subject: 'Official Notification Letter,' is a fake and scam. The email message was not sent by Google. You should not respond to the message with your personal information. Every month, thousands of these email messages are sent out by scammers to trick their potential victims into stealing their personal information and/or sending money. Therefore, never send your personal information to anyone in an email message or send money to someone who contacted you via email message.

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The Google United Kingdom Lottery Scam

From: Google Security Department <pvoelkle @pvoelkle.com>
Date: Saturday, August 23, 2014
Subject: OFFICIAL NOTIFICATION

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

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: drdoerr @163.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

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  • Posted: Oct 13, 2015 9:08 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Tehran, Tehran, Iran

    Hi, I'm not sure if this is the right category....but still I hope someone will be able to help. The issue is about the email I've received. I just wonder if it's a scam or really something to do with Google? :

    -- -- --
    Google Anniversary Award Centre
    Belgrave House, 76 Buckingham Palace Rd. London SW1W 9TQ, United Kingdom.
    Your e-mail address winning details:

    E- No: GUK/FPSP/1472/915/236
    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’
    ...

    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:
    ...

    Name: David Drummond
    Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer
    Email: davdrummond9@googlemail.com
    -- -- --

    delete


    • Posted: Oct 13, 2015 10:16 AM by info

      No, it is a scam. There is no Google lottery.

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      • Posted: Oct 14, 2015 1:39 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Tehran, Tehran, Iran

        Thanks for your quick response, but they send again another email to me. The lawyer email I can send to you as below:

        -- -- --
        "PRIZE CLAIMS PROCEDURE:

        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 e-mail screening, verification test and clarification from our payment Office. This means that you have been cleared for payment by the E-mail electronic online Sweepstakes Promotion organized by Google, in conjunction with the foundation for the promotion of software products (F.P.S.P).

        Your claims information has been received in this office and you have been issued Claims PIN: 80 15 18 07. Due to Government Policies of the UK, all legal procedures should be observed, and this means that you have been officially cleared for payment by the Verifications Department at the headquarters of Google Award Incorporation. Your Funds, original copy of your source of funds, together with a covering document (Money Laundering protection) from the British government stating that the money was obtained legally from Google Lottery Incorporation have been obtained in your name.
        ...

        Firm: Mark Harvey LLP.
        Contact Person: Mark Harvey, Esq.
        Address: 246a Vauxhall Bridge Road, London, SW1V 1AU, United Kingdom.
        Tel: 44 745 237 8809, 44 743 072 8809
        Email: legal@markharveyllp.com , markharveyllp@lawyer.com
        ...

        Sincerely,

        David Drummond
        Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer,
        Google Anniversary Award Centre."

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