Every month, thousands of these email messages are sent out by scammers to trick their potential victims into stealing their personal information and sending money.
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 Google Plus, Gmail, Google, Hotmail, Live.com, Windows Live, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft, Windows 8 or Android, Samsung lottery.
The Fake Google or Microsoft Email Message
Subject: Re: OFFICIAL NOTIFICATION LETTER 2014
Google Enterprise Operation London
Google UK Ltd
76 Buckingham Palace Road
London SW1W 9TQ
MICROSOFT GOOGLE CUSTOMERS AND USERS AWARD 2014
Congratulations on becoming a selected winner of the Google Reward Promotion. A Copy of Our Microsoft Google Customers and Users Award 2014 Letter is Attached for your Immediate followup. Congratulations on emerging as the Second (2nd) prize winner in our Microsoft Google Users and Customers award for 2014. You are advised to contact the Payment Consultant immediately for the release of your cash prize. Congratulations from the Staffs & Members of Microsoft Google Networking United Kingdom.
VP. Matt Brittin,
Chairman of the Board and Managing Director,
Google United Kingdom.
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