The email messages below, which claim the recipients have won US$500,000 and a Nokia N1 launched by Nokia Microsoft tablet, are lottery scams. The email messages are fakes and were sent by scammers and NOT by Microsoft or Nokia. Remember, there is no Microsoft, Nokia, Hotmail, Outlook, Windows, Google, Android, Gmail, Samsung or AOL lottery or sweepstakes. 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.
The Lottery Scam Email Messages
Dear Hotmail User
This email is to inform you that your email address has just won you $500,000.00 and a Nokia X2 Dual SIM Windows phone for the month of June 2015 lottery promotion, which is organized by MICROSOFT OUTLOOK WINDOWS & NOKIA.
MICROSOFT WINDOWS collects all the email addresses of the people who are active online; among the people who subscribed also to Aol, Gmail and yahoo, we only select five people every year as our winners through an electronic balloting system without the winner applying. We congratulate you for being one of the selected winners.
CONTACT THE EMAIL BELOW WITH YOUR INFORMATION.
This email is to inform you that your email address has just won you $500,000.00 and a Nokia N1 launched Nokia Microsoft tablet for this month of June 2015 lottery promotion, which is organized by
MICROSOFT / OUTLOOK WINDOWS & NOKIA. MICROSOFT
WINDOWS collects all email addresses of users who are active online; among the people who subscribed also, we only select five people every year as our winners through an electronic balloting system without the winner applying for. We congratulate you for being one of our selected winners.
NOTE: CONTACT THE EMAIL BELOW WITH YOUR INFORMATION. Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
1. FULL NAME:
2. HOUSE ADDRESS:
6. DIRECT PHONE NO:
Contact Email: email@example.com
Thank you and accept my hearty congratulation once again!
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