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Beware of "Google Reward End of Year Promotion 2017" Lottery Scam

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Beware of "Google Reward End of Year Promotion 2017" Lottery Scam

The email message below, which claims that the recipients are winners in the "Google Reward End Of Year Promotion 2017," is a lottery scam. The lottery scam was created by scammers to trick the recipients into sending their personal information and money, by claiming that they are the winners of the same so-called lottery. But, there is no Google lottery, and Google will never ask online users to send their personal information via an email message.

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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, so if you receive an email claiming that you have won some lottery prize endorsed by Google, it is a scam.

The "Google Reward End Of Year Promotion 2017" Lottery Scam

Mensagem encaminhada de Powered ByGoogle <claim@grewardpaymentoffice.co.uk> -----

Data: Mon, 09 Oct 2017 15:37:43 -0700

De: Powered ByGoogle <claim@grewardpaymentoffice.co.uk>

Responder Para: claim@official-gr.co.uk

Assunto: Official Notification Letter Of Reward For artquir@sapo.pt

Dear User find attached below.

----- Fim de mensagem reenviada -----

Winning No: G

Ticket No :

GOOGLE REWARD END OF YEAR PROMOTION 2017

We wish to congratulate you on this note, for being part of our selected User in our just concluded internal promotion Gift draw this end of year, this promotion was set-up to encourage the active users of the Google search engine, Google Play and the Google ancillary services.

Hence we do believe with your Gift prize, you will continue to be an active patronage to the Google search engine and services. Google is now the biggest search engine worldwide and in an effort to make sure that it remains the most widely used search engine, we ran an online e -mail beta draw which your email address won Nine Hundred and Fifty Thousand Great British Pounds Sterling (f950,000.00 GBP) . We wish to formally announce to you that you have successfully passed the requirements, statutory obligations, verification and satisfactory report Test conducted for all online winners.

A winning cheque will be issued in your name by Google Reward Management for the sum of Nine Hundred and Fifty Thousand Great British Pounds Sterling (f950,000.00 GBP) and also a certificate of prize claims will be sent alongside. You are advised to contact the assigned Googie Program Administrator/Co-ordinator with the following details for your Reward Prize Claim.

Your Full Name: Your Address: -Your Telephone/Mobile: Your Nationality/Country: Occupation/Company: Age/Gender: _ Ever Won an Online Lottery: Comment About Google:

Mr. Daniel Williams - (Google Program Administrator/Co-ordinator)

Email: claim@official-gr.co.uk claim@officialgpayment.co.uk

Note: Kindly fill and send your Prize claim form to the claim officer via email above.

Google values your right to privacy! Your information is 100% secured and will be used exclusively for the purpose of this award only. The Prize Claim Form must be completed. The Google Payment Officer is entitled to refuse to process any payment, if the Prize Claim Form is incomplete.

Congratulations & Members of the Google interactive Lotteries Board Commission. Yours faithfully

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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