There is NO GMail Lottery - Beware of Scammers Sending Out Fake Emails and Texts
Also, it is important to know that Google, the owner of Gmail, and other legitimate companies will never ask their users or customers to send them their personal information via an email or text message. So, if you are asked to do so, more than likely, someone is attempting to scam you.
Sample of a Gmail Lottery Scam
Gmail Lottery (440) 796-9136: You have been announced WINNER of $500,000 with Apple Laptop By Gmail Inc,C0NTACT email@example.com with your mailing address
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