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Beware of "Google or Windows Live U.K End of Year Sweepstakes" Lottery Scam

2016-12-11T21:20:26 -  +
Beware of "Google or Windows Live U.K End of Year Sweepstakes" Lottery Scam

There is NO "Google/Windows Live U.K End of Year Sweepstakes" organized by Google or Windows Live, giving away thousands or millions of dollars in prizes. Therefore, recipients of messages claiming that they have won thousands or millions of dollars in this so-called award or lottery, should delete them. Below is a sample of the "Google/Windows Live U.K End of Year Sweepstakes" lottery scam being sent by scammers to their potential victims.

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The lottery scam is an attempt by scammers to trick potential victims into sending them money they claim are for taxes and other fees required before their potential victims receive their so-called lottery prizes. But, once the scammers have received money from their potential victims, they will disappear, and some may continue to attempt to trick the same victims into sending more money.

The "Google/Windows Live U.K End of Year Sweepstakes" Lottery Scam

From: Holle McSpadden

Sent: Wednesday, December 07, 2016 5:06 PM

To: Holle McSpadden

Subject: Notification from Google

Google/Windows Live U.K End of Year Sweepstakes has selected your email for a grand prize of 750, 000 Pounds. Contact googlesweepstakes@yeah.net for claim procedures.

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  • Posted: Jan 20, 2018 7:07 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Santo Domingo, Nacional, Dominican Republic

    Here is another scam

    "From: RACHEL KLEMMER
    Sent: Friday, January 19, 2018 2:32 PM
    Subject: Urgent Winning Alert

    Google/Windows Live U.K Sweepstakes program 2018, has selected your email for a Grand Prize of 750,000.00 Pounds Sterling. Contact googlelottopromo@yeah.net for claim procedures."

    delete


  • Posted: Dec 28, 2017 6:49 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: "Nese, Amy"
    Date: 28 December 2017 at 12:05:24 PM HKT
    Subject: RE: Urgent Winning Alert

    Google/Windows Live U.K Sweepstakes End of Year program 2017, has selected your email for a Grand Prize of 750,000.00 Pounds Sterling. Contact googlelottopromo@yeah.net for claim procedures."

    delete


  • Posted: Oct 11, 2017 10:06 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Montgomery, Alabama, United States

    Thank you so much for posting this information on this scam. I am so very suspicious for just going into my email and just start clicking away. Something told me to search this out and thank God I did. Lord only knows what I would have gotten myself into. Thank you again and God Bless you

    delete


  • Posted: Sep 2, 2017 12:25 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: Raup Lisa
    Sent: Saturday, September 02, 2017 11:13 AM
    To: Raup Lisa
    Subject: Notification mail from Google Inc

    Google/Windows Live Sweepstakes U.K 2017 has selected your e-mail for a grand prize of 750.000.00 Pounds Sterling. Please contact googlesweepstakes@yeah.net for claim procedures."

    delete


  • Posted: Jul 15, 2017 12:23 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Manchester, England, United Kingdom

    Hi, I got an email saying my email has been selected as the winner of £750,000, asking me to contact googlesweepstakes@yeah.net. I am very sure this is a big scam.

    Thanks

    delete


    • Posted: Jul 15, 2017 12:27 PM by info

      It is a scam. There is no Google lottery or Sweepstakes.

      delete


  • Posted: Apr 27, 2017 6:42 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Taunton, Massachusetts, United States

    I got this April 25th 2017.

    delete


  • Posted: Apr 26, 2017 11:09 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: Gumke Laura A
    Sent: 26 April 2017 16:02
    Subject: RE: Notification mail from Google Inc

    Google/Windows Live U.K Sweepstakes has selected your email for a Grand Prize of 750,000.00 Pounds Sterling. Please contact googlesweepstakes@yeah.net for claim procedures."

    delete


    • Posted: Apr 26, 2017 11:28 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

      I just got the same email.

      delete


      • Posted: Apr 26, 2017 4:51 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Al-Sheikh Zayed, Giza, Egypt

        I also just received the same.

        delete


  • Posted: Dec 31, 2016 1:47 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Kapuskasing, Ontario, Canada

    Here is another scam:

    "From: Kristen Pisano
    Sent: Saturday, December 31, 2016 2:12 AM
    To: Kristen Pisano
    Subject: Notification from Google

    Google/Windows Live U.K End of Year Sweepstakes has selected your email for a grand prize of 750, 000 Pounds. Contact googlesweepstakes@yeah .net for claim procedures."

    delete


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