Lottery Scam - "Important Notice - Winners of the Samsung Award of the Year"
May 1, 2015
The email message below which claims the recipient is one of the four lucky winners in the ongoing Samsung Award of the Year, is fraudulent. Please do not respond to the email message with your personal information because it was not sent by Samsung. 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.
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Remember, never send your personal information to anyone in an email message or send money to someone who contacted you via email message.
Also, there is no Samsung, Gmail, Motorola, Google, Hotmail, Live.com, Windows Live, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft, Windows 8 or Android lottery.
The Fraudulent Email Message
Subject: Important Notice
UK Head Office.
Samsung House 1000,
Hillswood Drive Chertsey,
Surrey KT16 0PS
Samsung!!! announces you as one of the 4 lucky winners in the ongoing Samsung Award of the Year, I'm Mr. Peterson Whitehead the cash department officer assigned to winners for the ongoing Samsung Award 2015. You should count yourself extremely lucky to have emerged as one of our winners. We want you to be rest assured that as soon as we receive all required information from you, your winning prize will be facilitated for delivery to your address in your country.
All 4 winners were randomly selected from a batch of 15,000,000 international emails each from Canada, Australia, United States, Asia, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Oceania as part of our international promotions program which is conducted annually, consequently, you have been approved for a total pay out of ( FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND POUNDS ( £500,000.00 Pounds )
This Award was promoted and sponsored by a conglomerate of some multinational companies as part of their social responsibility to the citizens in the communities where they have operational base.
You are to send the completed verification form below.
FILL THE BELOW DATA FOR YOUR PRIZE CLAIM.
Prefix (Mr., Mrs., Ms., Dr., etc.):
Date of birth (yyyy-mm-dd):
Amount Won (In figure)
Amount Won (In Words)
Contact E-mail Address(s)
We congratulate you on your winning and wish you the best of luck as you spend your good fortune.
If you have any question you can contact our Help Desk:- 1-603-413-8683
Mr. Peterson Whitehead
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