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Lottery Scam - "In-App Advertisements for the Android Easter Cash Splash Promo"

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Lottery Scam - "In-App Advertisements for the Android Easter Cash Splash Promo"

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The "In-App Advertisements for the Android Easter Cash Splash Promo" email message below is a scam, designed to trick the recipients into sending your personal information and money, by claiming that they are the winner of the In-App Advertisements for the Android Easter Cash Splash promotion. Remember, the email message was not sent by Google and is a lottery scam. There is no Google lottery or promotion, 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 or promotions, so if you receive an email claiming that you have won some lottery prize endorsed by Google, it is a scam.

The Google Phishing Scam

Someone entered your information in one of our In-App Advertisements for the Android Easter Cash Splash Promo and we are using this medium to officially notify you that the result of the promo was recently released as shown below:

Promo Result

S/N Winners List Amount Won Ticket Number Status

1 xxxxxx@netzero.net 1,000,000.00 GBP Confidential Unclaimed

2 xxxxxx_xxxxxx@yahoo.com 500,000.00 GBP AD540201H Unclaimed

3 xxxxx@chevron.com 200,000.00 GBP Confidential Unclaimed

We are happy to inform you that you are our second prize winner of 500,000.00 GBP (Five hundred thousand Great British Pounds) at this promo. Your ticket number is AD540201H. Please take note of your ticket number as it will be needed for verification. You can call 44-703-196-6729 and provide your ticket number to verify that you won.

To receive your money, winners are expected to reply this email with the following information for verification: 1. Your Full Names 2. Residential address 3. Mobile number 4. Email address 5. Ticket number

Our bank will request for your bank account and your prize money will be transferred to you. You will receive the transfer of 500,000.00 GBP in your bank account within 2-3 business days.

You won big at this promo because you are our valuable customer. Be happy and keep using Android. Let us know if you wish to decline the receipt of your 500,000.00 GBP so that the opportunity will be given to another Android user.

WARNING: Because of numerous fraudulent schemes going around the internet, confidentiality should be accorded at all times. You are advised to keep this information confidential to avoid mix up and false claims. Android Inc will not be responsible for errors due to false claims.

Please inform us as soon as you receive your money

Congratulations!!!

Patrick Pichette
Chief Financial Officer

Google Inc - United Kingdom
Tel: 44-703-196-6729

Copyright © 2015 Google Inc. All rights reserved

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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  • February 6, 2019 at 6:20 AM by an anonymous user from Helsinki, Newland, Finland

    What a person can do if he has sent this information already?

    remove

    • February 6, 2019 at 7:10 AM by info

      Delete it and do not follow the instructions in it.

      remove

  • May 16, 2015 at 6:44 AM by an anonymous user from Lipa City, Calabarzon, Philippines

    I was fooled by this email! And I blocked it as soon as I read this article. Thanks.

    remove

  • May 8, 2015 at 7:27 PM by an anonymous user from Mandaluyong City, Metro Manila, Philippines

    I also received this only now. I just laughed at it. I knew it was all joke. But can someone do something to stop this kind of fraudulent act?

    Not everybody will laugh at it, maybe some will really bite this kind of bait.

    Hello, cyberpolicemen... Do your job please..

    Everyone, please do our share. I just did. I posted it on my FB wall. ",)

    Take care all. ;)

    remove

  • May 4, 2015 at 12:16 PM by an anonymous user from Bandung, West Java, Indonesia

    I just received a similar email, it is tempting at first glance the number of gifts that are offered.

    Luckily, I try to browse in advance to confirm whether the email was true or just spam alone.

    Be careful with the rise of fraud via email as this.

    remove

  • May 3, 2015 at 8:31 PM by an anonymous user from Singapore, Central Singapore Community Development Council, Singapore

    Same here. Received this today. No free lunch.

    remove

  • May 3, 2015 at 7:02 AM by an anonymous user from Jakarta, Indonesia

    I also received the same email recently May, 1st 2015. But thanks for the info.

    remove

  • May 2, 2015 at 8:51 AM by an anonymous user from Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia

    Just received email like this...

    so good that I search info about it...

    thanks for this article...

    remove

  • April 9, 2015 at 2:57 AM by an anonymous user from Jakarta, Indonesia

    I did not believed that I won this prize because it was too good to be true. So I searched further information about it and I found this article. Thank you ...

    remove

  • April 8, 2015 at 9:20 AM by an anonymous user from Jakarta, Indonesia

    The same happened to me. Blocked it right away. Thanks for the info by the way!

    remove

  • April 6, 2015 at 2:19 AM by an anonymous user from Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines

    Too good to be true ... but still they do get some victims along the way. are there cyber police or interpol people who could get them jailed for this?

    remove

  • April 5, 2015 at 1:31 PM by an anonymous user from Jakarta, Indonesia

    My Indonesian people, I was almost fooled by it.

    remove

  • April 3, 2015 at 10:42 AM by an anonymous user from Kulim, Kedah, Malaysia

    I received the same email like the one stated above. Immediately I knew it was a scam. What is the way to deal with it, block as spam?

    Thanks, Dominic.

    remove

    • April 3, 2015 at 1:29 PM by info

      Yes, block as spam.

      remove

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Lottery Scam - "In-App Advertisements for the Android Easter Cash Splash Promo"