"Google/Visa/MasterCard Major Customer this Year" Promotion Scam
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/Visa/MasterCard Major Customer this Year" Lottery Scam
Subject: Official Winning Notification
Date: Sun, 3 Dec 2017 09:34:51 -0800
From: Google Coporation <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Google UK Ltd
1-13 St Giles High Street
London WC2H 8AG
Website: _www.google.org_ <http://www.google.org>
Ref. NO: 420 C/MCA,
We wish to congratulate you on this note for being selected as a major customer this year. This promotion was set-up to encourage the active users of Google search engine and the Google ancillary services and confirmed by our co-sponsors Visa*/MasterCard* International. 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 test which your email address won Nine Hundred and Fifty Thousand Great British Pounds Do e-mail the Foundation Board office at once with the Verification and Funds release form below for validation of your grant. You are also advised to contact our Google Payment Coordinator (Mr. Jeremy Allison via the above email) with the following details below to avoid unnecessary delay and complications.
Name: Mr. Jeremy Allison
Google Foundation Board (UK)
MANDATORY VERIFICATION AND FUNDS RELEASE FORM
-Full Name: -Age/Sex:
-What is your comment on Google Foundation?
Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer ©2017 Google
Corporation Powered by Google
There is no prize, so please do not send your hard earned money to the lottery scammers behind the scam. If you send your personal information, the lottery scammers will use it to further scam you.
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