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Beware of "The Google Foundation Grant Award" Scams

2017-09-25T09:10:17  +
Beware of "The Google Foundation Grant Award" Scams

The "The Google Foundation Grant Award" email message below is a scam. The fake email message is being sent by scammers, to trick the recipients into sending them their personal information and money, by falsely claiming that they are recipients of the Google Foundation Grant Award. Remember, Google will never ask you to send your personal information via email messages, or ask you to send money in order to receive a grant.

Please continue reading below.

This type of scam will ask you to send your personal information and subsequently ask you to send money in order to receive your so-called grant. But, once the scammers receive your money, they will disappear leaving you disappointed.

The "The Google Foundation Grant Award" Scam

From: Mrs. Lou Ann Allred. <info@info.com>

Sent: Thursday, April 13, 2017 11:26:49 PM

Subject: Google Foundation Grant Award...

The Google Foundation.

https://www.google.org/

The Google Foundation, would like to notify you that you have been chosen by the board of trustees as one of the final recipients of a cash Grant for your own personal, educational, and business development. The Google Foundation, established in the year 2005, is one of the biggest Foundation, Grants for Global Development in the World. In the year 2005, they started offering collection for the sole aim of human growth, educational and Community development. In conjunction with the UN, and EU, We are giving out a yearly Grant to 10 lucky recipients each year. These specific Grant will be awarded to 20 lucky international recipients worldwide; in different categories for their personal business development.

The objective is to make a notable change in the standard of living of people all around the Universe (From America to Europe, Asia to Africa and all around). Kindly note that you will only be chosen to receive the Grant once, which means that subsequent yearly Grant will not get to you. Take time and thought in using the Grant wisely on something that will last you a long time.

Based on the random selection exercise of internet websites, you were selected among the lucky recipients to receive the grant award sum as charity Grants from the Google Foundation, EU and the UN in accordance with the enabling act of Parliament. (Note that all beneficiaries email addresses were selected randomly from over 500,000 Internet websites in which you might have purchased something or sign up from). You are required to contact the Google Foundation Executive Secretary below, for qualification documentation and processing of your unclaimed grant. After contacting the secretary, you will be given your unclaimed grant pin number, which you will use in collecting the unclaimed grant. Please endeavour to quote your Qualification numbers (V-9920-1007, K-9770-549) in all discussions.

Executive Secretary: Mr. Travis Moxley

Email: agenttravismoxley368@gmail.com

Please note that the EU, UN, strictly administers these grant. You are by all means hereby advised to keep this whole information confidential until you have been able to collect your unclaimed grant.

On behalf of Google Foundation, UN and the EU, accept our warmest congratulations.

May God Bless you with this Grant.

Mrs. Lou Ann Allred.

The Google Foundation

Remember, please do not send your hard earned money to the cybercriminals behind the donation scam. And, if you send your personal information, these cybercriminals will use it to further scam you.

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  • Posted: Jun 3, 2018 4:35 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

    I just received the very same email. saying ive been awarded a grant. thought it was a scam.

    delete


  • Posted: Apr 9, 2018 11:15 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Jacksonville, Florida, United States

    guessing this is also one of the scam messages - I am not opening the PDF attachment:

    "Dearest Esteemed User,

    In this month of April Google Foundation wishes to commend you for being selected as a major customer, for further information on how to obtain your grant, kindly view the attached files for more details.

    Sincerely,
    Jacquelline Fuller
    Director Google Foundation
    Website: http://google.org/
    Powered By Google.

    NB: This email was sent from a notification email address from the sponsors of Google Foundation. If this Notification Email Letter hits your Junk/Spam folder, simply move the email from your Spam/Junk folder to your inbox for better viewing and easy accessibility."

    delete


    • Posted: Apr 9, 2018 11:48 AM by info

      Yes, it is a scam.

      delete


  • Posted: Apr 5, 2018 2:09 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    -------- Forwarded Message --------
    Subject: Google Grant Award!!!
    Date: Thu, 5 Apr 2018 08:19:46 -0500
    Reply-To: googllefoundationgrantaward@gmail.com

    The Google Foundation.
    https://www.google.org/

    The Google Foundation would like to notify you that you have been chosen by the board of trustees as one of the final recipients of a cash Grant for your own personal, educational, and business development. The Google Foundation, established in the year 2005, is one of the biggest Foundation, Grants for Global Development in the World. In the year 2005, they started offering collection for the sole aim of human growth, educational and Community development. In conjunction with the UN, and EU, We are giving out a yearly Grant to 10 lucky recipients each year. These specific Grant will be awarded to 20 lucky international recipients worldwide; in different categories for their personal business development.

    The objective is to make a notable change in the standard of living of people all around the Universe (From America to Europe, Asia to Africa and all around). Kindly note that you will only be chosen to receive the Grant once, which means that subsequent yearly Grant will not get to you. Take time and thought in using the Grant wisely on something that will last you a long time.

    Based on the random selection exercise of internet websites, you were selected among the lucky recipients to receive the grant award sum as charity Grants from the Google Foundation, EU and the UN in accordance with the enabling act of Parliament. (Note that all beneficiaries email addresses were selected randomly from over 500,000 Internet websites in which you might have purchased something or sign up from). You are required to contact the Google Foundation Executive Secretary below, for qualification documentation and processing of your unclaimed grant. After contacting the secretary, you will be given your unclaimed grant pin number, which you will use in collecting the unclaimed grant. Please endeavor to quote your Qualification numbers (V-9920-1007, K-9770-549) in all discussions.

    Executive Secretary: Mr. Travis Moxley
    Email: googllefoundationgrantaward@gmail.com

    Please note that the EU, UN, strictly administers these grant. You are by all means hereby advised to keep this whole information confidential until you have been able to collect your unclaimed grant.

    On behalf of Google Foundation, UN and the EU, accept our warmest congratulations.

    May God Bless you with this Grant.

    Mrs. Lou Ann Allred.
    The Google Foundation.

    delete


  • Posted: Mar 28, 2018 8:12 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Columbus, Ohio, United States

    This is the suspect scam email we received 03-27-2018:

    "Google United Kingdom
    Website: www.google.org

    Ref. NO: 420 C/MCA.
    Batch: 864/18.

    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 Eight Hundred and Sixty-Four Thousand Great British Pounds.

    Do e-mail the Foundation Board office at once with the Verification and Funds release form for validation of your grant. You are also advised to contact our Google Payment Representative (Mr. Jeremy Allison via the above email) with the following details attached to this email to avoid unnecessary delay and complications.

    CONTACT:

    Name: Mr. Jeremy Allison
    Google Foundation Board (UK)
    Email: enquire.jeremy@gmail.com
    Email: mrjeremyallison@gmail.com

    Sincerely,
    Sundar Pichai
    Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer"

    delete


  • Posted: Mar 24, 2018 1:42 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan

    I have received an e mail of a grant of 946000 GBP ON 22ND MARCH ON my e mail address, UK office has been mentioned and contact address is contactus@g-grants.org and the contact person is JEREMY ALLISON GOOGLE FOUNDATION BOARD UK.

    The attachment bears seal of Google USA and Signature of CHAIRMAN PURI.
    KINDLY CONFIRM AUTHENCITY OF THIS MAIL.
    Regards,
    ZIA.

    delete


  • Posted: Feb 23, 2018 1:39 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    same messages I received from those scammer

    delete


  • Posted: Feb 22, 2018 9:35 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Mexico City, Mexico

    This is another text for the same scam, please notice the fake gmail address and the other (actual) address used to collect your personal info, also the from address was a fake address, I also noticed that they used different from addresses to by-pass my e-mail scam filters, it's very tempting to get easy money so don't play this game, could be dangerous

    ---- BEGIN SCAM TEXT
    Google UK Ltd
    1-13 St Giles High Street
    London WC2H 8AG
    United Kingdom
    Website: www.google.org

    Ref. NO: 657/2017,
    Batch: GAPRO/UK.

    OFFICIAL NOTIFICATION REWARD

    We wish to congratulate you on this note for being selected as a major customer this new 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 (Dr. Williams Matt via the above email) with the following details below to avoid unnecessary delay and complications.

    CONTACT:

    Name: Dr Williams Matt
    Google Foundation Board (UK)
    dr.williamsmatt@gmail.com
    dr.williamsmatt@yandex.com
    (PH): 44 190 450 1125

    MANDATORY VERIFICATION AND FUNDS RELEASE FORM

    -Residential Address:
    -Tel (Mobile):
    -Nationality/Country:
    -Full Name: -Age/Sex:
    -E-mail Address:
    -Occupation/Position:
    -What is your comment on Google Foundation?

    Sincerely,
    Sundar Pichai
    Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer
    ©2018 Google Corporation Powered by Google
    ---- END SCAM TEXT

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  • Posted: Feb 7, 2018 5:37 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Manizales, Departamento de Caldas, Colombia

    Here is another scam:

    "In this month of February, Google Foundation wishes to commend you for being selected as a major customer. For more information on how to obtain your grant, kindly view the attached file for more details.

    NB: This email was sent from a notification email address from the sponsors of Google Foundation.

    If this Notification Email Letter hits your Junk/Spam folder, simply move the email from your Spam/Junk folder to your inbox for better viewing and easy accessibility.

    Sincerely,
    Jacquelline Fuller
    Director Google Foundation
    Website: http://google.org/
    06-02-2018"

    delete


    • Posted: Feb 19, 2018 8:33 PM by an anonymous user from or near: East Montpelier, Vermont, United States

      I have received this email and I knew it must be a scam. I do hope most people who receive it are smart enough to see through it.

      delete


    • Posted: Feb 7, 2018 1:50 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Swakopmund, Erongo, Namibia

      Yip. I got the same thing today in Namibia. Thanks for the heads-up.

      delete


  • Posted: Jan 24, 2018 7:00 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Spirit River, Alberta, Canada

    I too received an email saying I have been selected to receive a grant.
    Dennis

    delete


  • Posted: Jan 23, 2018 12:47 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    ---------- Forwarded message ----------
    From: "Alan Edward"
    Date: Jan 22, 2018 8:07 AM
    Subject: Dear Google Grant Winner

    Dear Beneficiary

    I write in regards to your winning grant of $1,800,000.00 from Google Foundation USA. Your payment number and file has being sent to our paying bank (Wells Fargo Bank) and they advice you should fill the transfer processing form and return it for the wire transfer of your grant.

    I have attached in this email a copy of the bank transfer processing form and you have to fill the form and return it back to me urgently.

    Regards,

    Mr. Edward Alan

    delete


  • Posted: Jan 20, 2018 6:30 PM by an anonymous user from or near: New Iberia, Louisiana, United States

    I received an email from Mrs.Lou Ann Allred,regarding a Google grant. I sent an email to Mr. Travis Moxley ,as directed,to receive the grant. I didn't receive any response. I decided to check into the validity by doing a Google search for Mrs. Lou Ann Allred,only to find that this is a hoax. Please pass this information on ,so that no one will fall for this malicious hoax.

    delete


  • Posted: Jan 18, 2018 6:20 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Washington, District of Columbia, United States

    Just received the email solicitation--Knowing it is too good to be true and forwarded to you. Why so many good people set their hearts to helping and then get ripped off by these SCAM artists. Laws should be more stringent on Capture and identification of these purveyors of Immoral Concepts.
    PS -Thanks for the Immediate reply and also had checked with Snopes.
    ej

    delete


  • Posted: Jan 18, 2018 4:59 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Middletown, Delaware, United States

    January 18, 2018, I also received this scam email, am glad that came here and verified it as a scam. Thank you

    delete


  • Posted: Jan 18, 2018 2:18 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Morgan City, Louisiana, United States

    January 18, 2018, I have received this scam email, am glad that came here and verified it as a scam. Thank you from the US.

    delete


  • Posted: Jan 17, 2018 4:19 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Washington D.C., District of Columbia, United States

    As of today January 17, 2018, I also have received this scam email, am glad that came here and verified it before sending any information to these scammers. It is exactly as stated above.

    delete


    • Posted: Jan 17, 2018 6:44 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Stafford, Virginia, United States

      I receive one of these emails today. I will be hitting the delete button. thank you so much for this information.

      delete


  • Posted: Jan 16, 2018 1:32 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Riyadh, Ar Riya?, Saudi Arabia

    I also received the same email with exact Qualification number. Obviously fake.

    delete


  • Posted: Jan 12, 2018 9:39 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

    I have received a few of these and being that it sounded too good to be true I locked it in , what I call the "education" local along with the rest of these morally bankrupt individuals. Thank you for verifying my initial thoughts and feelings.

    delete


  • Posted: Jan 10, 2018 5:48 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    -- -- -- --

    To: "googllefoundationgrantaward@gmail.com"
    Sent: Wed, Jan 10, 2018 at 3:32 AM
    Subject: Re: Grant

    The Google Foundation.https://www.google.org/

    Qualification number: V-9920-1007, K-9770-549

    Dear Grant Recipient,

    This is to acknowledge the receipt of your claim request. You qualification number has been verified and you have been validated for the claim of US $2,000,000 (Two Million US dollars) which have been recorded as an Unclaimed grant for months. Congratulations from the office of the Google Foundation.

    As you have already been informed, this donation is given out randomly to worldwide individuals, for their personal business development and enhancement of their educational plans. The objective is to make a notable change in the standard of living of people all around the Universe (From America to Europe, Asia to Africa and all around), probably like in the next 25yrs.

    To immediately further your claim, and facilitate the immediate release of your grant funds to you likewise other recipient around the globe, you are required to assist in the documentation of your grant by filling the requested information stated in the form below.

    ----Kindly provide all required information.
    ----FULL NAMES :……………………………………………………………………----FULL CONTACT ADDRESS:………………………………………………………… …………----MARITAL STATUS:…………………………………………………………… ………----TEL:………………………………………………………… …………----FAX:………………………………………………………… …………----AGE:………………………………………………………… …………----DATE OF BIRTH:……………………………………………………………… ……----SEX:………………………………………………………… …………----OCCUPATION :……………………………………………………………………
    ----IN A BRIEF EXPLANATION, HOW DO YOU INTEND TO USE YOU GRANT FUNDS IN IMPROVING YOUR STANDARD OF LIVING.

    ----DECLARATION (Please read and fill in your name in the space)
    I .................. HEREBY DECLARE THAT, ALL ABOVE INFORMATION PRODUCED BY ME ARE TRUE, AND I WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY COST THAT MIGHT ARISE DUE TO THE DELIVERY OF MY UNCLAIMED GRANT TO ME, PENDING THE FACT THAT THE COST HAS A LEGITIMATE REASON.
    The above requested information is absolutely necessary for the claiming of your grant, and claim correspondence will not further until provision of your information’s and filling of the declaration. Furthermore, all information produced by you must be valid info as you will be required to produce valid Identity backing up the information produced, the moment your grant is been delivered to you. Nevertheless, the Google Foundation and all International organization is obliged to keep your information strictly confidential, and used for the only intended reason.
    We do wish that you use your grant for a profitable reason to your future.
    Regards.

    Mr. Travis Moxley
    Executive Secretary, The Google Foundation.
    On Wed, Jan 10, 2018 at 8:35 AM,
    V-9920-1007, K-9770-549"

    delete


  • Posted: Jan 9, 2018 4:15 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Tel Aviv, Israel

    I have also received this message. The email address is:
    nssar_office@hotmail.com

    MASTERCARD UK/ MICROSOFT MEGA JACKPOT
    10 Upper Bank Street Canary Wharf.
    London E14 5NP, England, United Kingdom
    (CUSTOMER SERVICES)
    Attn: Valued Online Prize Winner,
    Award Numbers: GB/MS/963/2017/18
    Email Bonus Numbers: MSLP-54399
    Batch Numbers: GB/MS/776/354
    Reference Numbers: MGB/96/097/08
    Serial Numbers: MSGB/2017/18/M986
    AMOUNT WON: £ 1,000,000.00 GBP (One Million Great Britain Pounds Sterling)
    Your email address has brought you an unexpected luck, your e-mail address was
    selected and confirmed by MasterCard and our Co-sponsor Microsoft International,
    through their latest internet software for your usage of Microsoft and MasterCard
    products. You are therefore been approved by MasterCard GB
    International/Microsoft UK the sum of £ 1,000,000.00 GBP (One Million Great
    Britain Pounds Sterling).
    CONTACT MASTERCARD FINANCE DIRECTOR
    Name: Phil Barkley
    Email: finance@mcgroupsgb.com
    Phone #: 44 793 704 9829
    Fax #: 44 843 524 1558
    MASTERCARD GB /MICROSOFT AWARD DEPARTMENT
    Do email the above MasterCard Claims Administrator, at once with all the claims
    requirements below. To avoid unnecessary delay, they are needed to proceed.
    MASTERCARD VERIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
    (1). Full Name
    (2). Address
    (3). Nationality/Gender
    (4). Date of Birth
    (5). Occupation
    (6). Phone
    (7). Country
    (8). How do you feel as a MasterCard Winner
    (9). Ever Won an Online Award or Bonus
    (10). Winning Email Address
    PROCEEDURES / RIGHTS AND PRECAUTIONS. Contact the Finance Director with all your claims requirements well filled.
    PRIZE PAYMENT PROCESS: (Delivery of MasterCard Valued £ 1,000,000.00 GBP
    (One Million Great Britain Pounds Sterling) by a Registered Courier Company).
    Sincerely,
    Mrs. Brenda .T. Davidson (Secretary)
    MASTERCARD / MICROSOFT MEGA JACKPOT"

    delete


  • Posted: Jan 8, 2018 11:02 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Quito, Provincia de Pichincha, Ecuador

    good, to me I also get the following mail:

    "Google Grant Award!
    Mrs. Lou Ann Allred.
    Este mensaje se identificó como correo no deseado. Se eliminará después de 4 días. No es correo no deseado
    The Google Foundation.
    https://www.google.org/

    The Google Foundation would like to notify you that you have been chosen by the board of trustees as one of the final recipients of a cash Grant for your own personal, educational, and business development. The Google Foundation, established in the year 2005, is one of the biggest Foundation, Grants for Global Development in the World. In the year 2005, they started offering collection for the sole aim of human growth, educational and Community development. In conjunction with the UN, and EU, We are giving out a yearly Grant to 10 lucky recipients each year. These specific Grant will be awarded to 20 lucky international recipients worldwide; in different categories for their personal business development.

    The objective is to make a notable change in the standard of living of people all around the Universe (From America to Europe, Asia to Africa and all around). Kindly note that you will only be chosen to receive the Grant once, which means that subsequent yearly Grant will not get to you. Take time and thought in using the Grant wisely on something that will last you a long time.

    Based on the random selection exercise of internet websites, you were selected among the lucky recipients to receive the grant award sum as charity Grants from the Google Foundation, EU and the UN in accordance with the enabling act of Parliament. (Note that all beneficiaries email addresses were selected randomly from over 500,000 Internet websites in which you might have purchased something or sign up from). You are required to contact the Google Foundation Executive Secretary below, for qualification documentation and processing of your unclaimed grant. After contacting the secretary, you will be given your unclaimed grant pin number, which you will use in collecting the unclaimed grant. Please endeavor to quote your Qualification numbers (V-9920-1007, K-9770-549) in all discussions.

    Executive Secretary: Mr. Travis Moxley
    Email: googllefoundationgrantaward@gmail.com

    Please note that the EU, UN, strictly administers these grant. You are by all means hereby advised to keep this whole information confidential until you have been able to collect your unclaimed grant.

    On behalf of Google Foundation, UN and the EU, accept our warmest congratulations.

    May God Bless you with this Grant.

    Mrs. Lou Ann Allred.
    The Google Foundation."

    delete


  • Posted: Jan 6, 2018 3:56 PM by info

    Here is another scam:
    -- -- -- -- --

    Kohteesta: Google Foundation
    Lähetetty: perjantai 29. joulukuuta klo 15.38
    Aihe: GOOGLE MANDATORY VERIFICATION RELEASE FORM
    Vastaanottaja: Recipients

    Google UK Ltd
    1-13 St Giles High Street
    London WC2H 8AG
    United Kingdom
    Website: www.google.org
    Ref. NO: 420 C/MCA,
    Batch: 864/17.

    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 Eight Hundred and Sixty-Four 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.
    CONTACT:

    Name: Mr. Jeremy Allison
    Google Foundation Board (UK)
    Email: enquire.jeremy@gmail.com
    Email: mrjeremyallison@gmail.com
    .....................................................
    MANDATORY VERIFICATION AND FUNDS RELEASE FORM
    -Residential Address:
    -Tel (Mobile):
    -Nationality/Country:
    -Full Name: -Age/Sex:
    -E-mail Address:
    -Occupation/Position:
    -What is your comment on Google Foundation?
    Sincerely,
    Sundar Pichai
    Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer "

    delete


  • Posted: Jan 6, 2018 9:54 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Tolentino, The Marches, Italy

    Here is another scam:

    "The Google Foundation.
    https://www.google.org/

    The Google Foundation would like to notify you that you have been chosen by the board of trustees as one of the final recipients of a cash Grant for your own personal, educational, and business development. The Google Foundation, established in the year 2005, is one of the biggest Foundation, Grants for Global Development in the World. In the year 2005, they started offering collection for the sole aim of human growth, educational and Community development. In conjunction with the UN, and EU, We are giving out a yearly Grant to 10 lucky recipients each year. These specific Grant will be awarded to 20 lucky international recipients worldwide; in different categories for their personal business development.

    The objective is to make a notable change in the standard of living of people all around the Universe (From America to Europe, Asia to Africa and all around). Kindly note that you will only be chosen to receive the Grant once, which means that subsequent yearly Grant will not get to you. Take time and thought in using the Grant wisely on something that will last you a long time.

    Based on the random selection exercise of internet websites, you were selected among the lucky recipients to receive the grant award sum as charity Grants from the Google Foundation, EU and the UN in accordance with the enabling act of Parliament. (Note that all beneficiaries email addresses were selected randomly from over 500,000 Internet websites in which you might have purchased something or sign up from). You are required to contact the Google Foundation Executive Secretary below, for qualification documentation and processing of your unclaimed grant. After contacting the secretary, you will be given your unclaimed grant pin number, which you will use in collecting the unclaimed grant. Please endeavor to quote your Qualification numbers (V-9920-1007, K-9770-549) in all discussions.

    Executive Secretary: Mr. Travis Moxley
    Email: agenttravismoxley369@gmail.com

    Please note that the EU, UN, strictly administers these grant. You are by all means hereby advised to keep this whole information confidential until you have been able to collect your unclaimed grant.

    On behalf of Google Foundation, UN and the EU, accept our warmest congratulations.

    May God Bless you with this Grant.

    Mrs. Lou Ann Allred.
    The Google Foundation."

    delete


  • Posted: Nov 28, 2017 8:39 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    -------- Original message --------
    From: "Miss. Yin Rockson"
    Date: 11/28/2017 8:13 PM (GMT-05:00)
    Subject: Re. For Whom It's May Concern.

    The Google Foundation.
    https://www.google.org/

    The Google Foundation, would like to notify you that you have been chosen by the board of trustees as one of the final recipients of a cash Grant for your own personal, educational, and business development. The Google Foundation, established in the year 2005, is one of the biggest Foundation, Grants for Global Development in the World. In the year 2005, they started offering collection for the sole aim of human growth, educational and Community development. In conjunction with the UN, and EU, We are giving out a yearly Grant to 10 lucky recipients each year. These specific Grant will be awarded to 20 lucky international recipients worldwide; in different categories for their personal business development.

    The objective is to make a notable change in the standard of living of people all around the Universe (From America to Europe, Asia to Africa and all around). Kindly note that you will only be chosen to receive the Grant once, which means that subsequent yearly Grant will not get to you. Take time and thought in using the Grant wisely on something that will last you a long time.

    Based on the random selection exercise of internet websites, you were selected among the lucky recipients to receive the grant award sum as charity Grants from the Google Foundation, EU and the UN in accordance with the enabling act of Parliament. (Note that all beneficiaries email addresses were selected randomly from over 500,000 Internet websites in which you might have purchased something or sign up from). You are required to contact the Google Foundation Executive Secretary below, for qualification documentation and processing of your unclaimed grant. After contacting the secretary, you will be given your unclaimed grant pin number, which you will use in collecting the unclaimed grant. Please endeavor to quote your Qualification numbers (V-8920-1047, K-9730-519) in all discussions.

    Executive Secretary: Mr. Taj Watt
    Email: tajwattdesk01006@gmail.com

    Please note that the EU, UN, strictly administers these grant. You are by all means hereby advised to keep this whole information confidential until you have been able to collect your unclaimed grant.

    On behalf of Google Foundation, UN and the EU, accept our warmest congratulations.

    May God Bless you with this Grant.

    Mrs. Yin Rockson.
    The Google Foundation."

    delete


  • Posted: Nov 18, 2017 8:02 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "От кого: "Google Foundation"
    Дата: Пятница, 17 ноября 2017, 19:36 03:00
    Тема: GOOGLE GRANT NOTIFICATION

    Google UK Ltd
    1-13 St Giles High Street
    London WC2H 8AG
    United Kingdom
    Website: www.google.org

    More Details of Google Foundation:

    Confirm Receipt of this mail with Ref. NO: 420 C/MCA, Batch: 864/17.

    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 Eight Hundred and Sixty-Four 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.

    CONTACT:

    Name: Mr. Jeremy Allison
    Google Foundation Board (UK)
    Email: enquire.jeremy@gmail.com
    Email: mrjeremyallison@gmail.com

    MANDATORY VERIFICATION AND FUNDS RELEASE FORM

    -Residential Address:
    -Tel (Mobile):
    ...
    -What is your comment on Google Foundation?

    Sincerely,
    Sundar Pichai
    Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer ©2017 Google Corporation Powered by Google"

    delete


  • Posted: Nov 15, 2017 12:50 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "Google UK Ltd
    1-13 St Giles High Street
    London WC2H 8AG
    United Kingdom
    Website: www.google.org
    Our Ref: UK/231-60428AZ/GF
    Notification: NOVEMBER 2017
    GOOGLE FOUNDATION GRANTS 2017

    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 earns its profit mainly from advertising using their own Gmail,Gala,Sify e-mail services, Google Maps, Google Apps, Orkut social networking, YouTube video sharing, Google search engine and Google ancillary services which are all offered to the public for free.

    Hence, we do believe with your grant, you will continue to be active and patronize Google search engine. Google is now the biggest search engine Worldwide and 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 £864,000.00. We wish to formally inform you that you have successfully passed the requirements, statutory obligations, verification, validations and satisfactory report Test conducted to all on-line winners. A bank draft of £864,000.00 will be issued in
    your name by Google Foundation Board (UK).

    Furthermore, your details (e-mail address) falls within our UK representative office as indicated in our database and your grant will be released to you from our UK regional office in London United Kingdom.

    You are required to Contact Google Foundation Board (UK) below for the documentation and processing of your grant, between the hours of 8.00am - 7.30pm on Monday to Saturday.
    CONTACT:

    Name: Mr. Jeremy Allison
    Google Foundation Board (UK)
    Email: contactus@gf-grants.org

    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.

    MANDATORY VERIFICATION AND FUNDS RELEASE FORM

    -Residential Address:
    -Tel (Mobile):
    -Nationality/Country:
    -Full Name:
    -Age/Sex:
    -E-mail Address:
    -Occupation/Position:
    -What is your comment on Google Foundation?
    -Your preferred mode of grant remittance from the two options below:

    ...

    Congratulations from the Staffs & Members of Google and Google Foundation Board.
    Sincerely,
    Sundar Pichai
    Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer
    ©2017 Google Corporation Powered by Google"

    delete


  • Posted: Nov 7, 2017 10:45 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Schaumburg, Illinois, United States

    I received on November 6, 2017, notification as a major customer this year. The promotion was set up to encourage the active users of Google search engine. My E-mail address won 864,000.00 pounds. Contact Mr. Jeremy Allison having Email: contactus@gf-grants.org.

    Contacted by Email received a response to contact British international Courier Service Dispatch Office Email: info@bicexecs.com. Contacted BICS. BICS responded with three different class delivery, to receive a grant in 4 days, or 3 days or next day with suggesting to send them 569.00 pounds, or 660.00 pounds or 740.00 pounds as per the choice. IS THIS A FRAUDULENT ACTIVITIES?

    delete


    • Posted: Nov 7, 2017 11:30 AM by info

      Yes, it is a fraudulent activity or a scam.

      delete


  • Posted: Nov 7, 2017 8:42 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada

    I live in Dartmouth Nova Scotia and have been suckered into believing that the Google Awards were real. I have kept all of the correspondence with the perpetrators and would like to know if I could send these items to Google for their own investigation.
    Thank You,
    Oliver.

    delete


    • Posted: Nov 7, 2017 9:07 AM by info

      Yes, you may, but there is not much they can do because the scammers are operating in countries where it hard to find and arrest them.

      delete


  • Posted: Nov 1, 2017 5:25 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Brest, Belarus

    Here is another scam:

    "The Google Foundation.
    https://www.google.org/

    The Google Foundation would like to notify you that you have been chosen by the board of trustees as one of the final recipients of a cash Grant for your own personal, educational, and business development. The Google Foundation, established in the year 2005, is one of the biggest Foundation, Grants for Global Development in the World. In the year 2005, they started offering collection for the sole aim of human growth, educational and Community development. In conjunction with the UN, and EU, We are giving out a yearly Grant to 10 lucky recipients each year. These specific Grant will be awarded to 20 lucky international recipients worldwide; in different categories for their personal business development.

    The objective is to make a notable change in the standard of living of people all around the Universe (From America to Europe, Asia to Africa and all around). Kindly note that you will only be chosen to receive the Grant once, which means that subsequent yearly Grant will not get to you. Take time and thought in using the Grant wisely on something that will last you a long time.

    ...

    collecting the unclaimed grant. Please endeavor to quote your Qualification numbers (V-9920-1007, K-9770-549) in all discussions.

    Executive Secretary: Mr. Travis Moxley
    Email: agenttravismoxley369@gmail.com

    Please note that the EU, UN, strictly administers these grant. You are by all means hereby advised to keep this whole information confidential until you have been able to collect your unclaimed grant.

    On behalf of Google Foundation, UN and the EU, accept our warmest congratulations.

    May God Bless you with this Grant.

    Mrs. Lou Ann Allred.
    The Google Foundation."

    delete


  • Posted: Oct 21, 2017 1:12 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "Subject: Google Foundation Grants (Winner)
    On Fri, Oct 20, 2017 at 5:31 PM, Google Inc
    wrote:

    In this month of October, Google Foundation wishes to commend you for being selected as a major customer on the ongoing GOOGLE FOUNDATION GRANTS 2017. This foundation is giving out a cash donation grant of Nine Hundred And Fifty Three Thousand United States Dollars. For further information on how to obtain your grant, you are required to Contact Google Foundation Board (US) with your complete details along with your file Ref Number: (V-1720-1007/K-2970-015) via email below for the documentation and processing of your grant, between the hours of 8.00am - 7.30pm on Monday to Saturday.

    CONTACT:
    Name: Mr. John L. Hennessy
    Google Foundation Board (US)
    Email: johnl.hennesssy@googlemail.com

    Google values your right to privacy! Your information is 100% secured and will be used exclusively for the purpose of this grant only. The objective of this grant is to make a notable change in the standard of living of people around the Universe, Kindly note that you will only be chosen to receive the Grant once, which means that subsequent yearly Grant will not get to you. Take time and thought in using the Grant wisely.

    Note: This email was sent from a notification email address from the sponsors of Google Foundation. The information in this email is confidential and legally privileged. This is a FOUNDATION GRANT not a LOTTERY. Google is not into LOTTERY.

    Sincerely,
    Eric Emerson Schmidt
    Executive Chairman
    Google Inc
    Website: Home – Google.org"

    delete


  • Posted: Oct 19, 2017 12:15 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Woodway, Texas, United States

    Received mine this morning at my job email address. I flushed it!

    delete


  • Posted: Oct 15, 2017 9:55 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Sarnia, Ontario, Canada

    And here is the attachment that I received with my recently submitted question:

    "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 earns its profit mainly from advertising using their own Gmail,Gala,Sify e-mail services, Google Maps, Google Apps, Orkut social networking, You Tube video sharing, Google search engine and Google ancillary services which are all offered to the public for free.

    Hence, we do believe with your grant, you will continue to be active and patronize Google search engine. Google is now the biggest search engine Worldwide and 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 £864,000.00. We wish to formally inform you that you have successfully passed the requirements, statutory obligations, verification, validations and satisfactory report Test conducted to all on-line winners. A bank draft of £864,000.00 will be issued in your name by Google Foundation Board (UK).
    Furthermore, your details (e-mail address) falls within our UK representative office as indicated in our database and your grant will be released to you from our UK regional office in London United Kingdom.
    You are required to Contact Google Foundation Board (UK) below for the documentation and processing of your grant, between the hours of 8.00am - 7.30pm on Monday to Saturday

    CONTACT:

    Name: Mr. Jeremy Allison
    Google Foundation Board (UK)
    Email: contactus@gf-grants.org

    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.

    MANDATORY VERIFICATION AND FUNDS RELEASE FORM
    -Residential Address:
    -Tel (Mobile):
    -Nationality/Country:
    -Full Name:
    -Age/Sex:
    -E-mail Address:
    -Occupation/Position:
    -What is your comment on Google Foundation?
    -Your preferred mode of grant remittance from the two options below:

    (a) Cash Pick-Up (You as the Beneficiary coming down to our office in UK to receive
    your Grant Personally, available to only British Citizens andResidents).
    (b) Courier Delivery of your Certified Grant Bank Draft in your name and other vital documents safely to your address.
    Google values your right to privacy! Your information is 100% secured and will be used exclusively for the purpose of this grant only.

    For security reasons, you are advised to keep your winning information confidential till your
    claims are processed and your money remitted to you. This is part of our precautionary
    measure to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program by some
    unscrupulous elements. Please be warned.

    Congratulations from the Staffs & Members of Google and Google Foundation Board.
    Sincerely,
    Sundar Pichai
    Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer
    ©2017 Google Corporation Powered by Google

    All right reserved. This email was sent from a notification email address. The information in this email is confidential and legally
    privileged. It is for the exclusive use of the intended recipient(s). Please consider the environment."

    delete


  • Posted: Oct 15, 2017 9:45 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Sarnia, Ontario, Canada

    I received the following e-mail and was wondering it it's a scam:

    "Dearest Esteemed User,

    In this month of October Google Foundation wishes to commend you for being selected as a major customer, for further information on how to obtain your grant, kindly view the attached file for more details.

    Sincerely,
    Jacquelline Fuller
    Director Google Foundation
    Website: http://google.org/

    NB:
    If this Notification Email Letter hits your Junk/Spam folder, simply move the email from your Spam/Junk folder to your inbox for better viewing and easy accessibility."

    delete


    • Posted: Dec 17, 2017 1:47 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

      I received the same email today. Here is a copy:

      "In this month of December, Google Foundation wishes to commend you for being selected as a major customer. For further information on how to obtain your grant, kindly view the attached file for more details.

      NB: This email was sent from a notification email address from the sponsors of Google Foundation.
      If this Notification Email Letter hits your Junk/Spam folder, simply move the email from your Spam/Junk folder to your inbox for better viewing and easy accessibility.

      Sincerely,
      Jacquelline Fuller
      Director Google Foundation
      Website: http://google.org/
      17-12-2017
      Powered by Google"

      delete


    • Posted: Oct 15, 2017 2:33 PM by info

      It is a scam.

      delete


  • Posted: Oct 13, 2017 9:51 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "De: "Google Inc."
    Assunto: Re:
    Data: 8 de outubro de 2017, 21:42:19 WEST
    Responder a:

    Dearest Esteemed User, In this month of October Google Foundation wishes to commend you for being selected as a major customer, for further information on how to obtain your grant, kindly view the attached file for more details. Sincerely, Jacquelline Fuller Director Google Foundation Website: http://google.org/ NB: If this Notification Email Letter hits your Junk/Spam folder, simply move the email from your Spam/Junk folder to your inbox for better viewing and easy accessibility."

    delete


  • Posted: Oct 13, 2017 2:10 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Bydgoszcz, Kujawsko-Pomorskie, Poland

    Hi, I've got several times emails like that:

    "Google UK Ltd
    1-13 St Giles High Street
    London WC2H 8AG
    United Kingdom
    Website: www.google.org

    More Details of Google Foundation:

    Confirm Receipt of this mail with Ref. NO: 420 C/MCA, Batch: 864/17.

    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 Eight Hundred and Sixty-Four 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.

    CONTACT:

    Name: Mr. Jeremy Allison
    Google Foundation Board (UK)
    Email: enquire.jeremy@gmail.com
    Email: mrjeremyallison@gmail.com

    MANDATORY VERIFICATION AND FUNDS RELEASE FORM

    -Residential Address:
    -Tel (Mobile):
    -Nationality/Country:
    -Full Name: -Age/Sex:
    -E-mail Address:
    -Occupation/Position:
    -What is your comment on Google Foundation?

    Sincerely,
    Sundar Pichai
    Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer 2017 Google Corporation Powered by Google

    waldin77@wp.pl"

    delete


  • Posted: Oct 10, 2017 9:24 AM by info

    Here is another scam, please do not follow the instructions in it:

    "Google UK Ltd
    1-13 St Giles High Street
    London WC2H 8AG
    United Kingdom

    Website: www.google.org
    Our Ref: UK/231-60428AZ/GF
    Notification: OCTOBER 2017
    GOOGLE FOUNDATION GRANTS 2017

    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 earns its profit mainly from advertising using their own Gmail,Gala,Sify e-mail services, Google Maps, Google Apps, Orkut social networking, You Tube video sharing, Google search engine and Google ancillary services which are all offered to the public for free.

    Hence, we do believe with your grant, you will continue to be active and patronize Google search engine. Google is now the biggest search engine Worldwide and 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 £864,000.00. We wish to formally inform you that you have successfully passed the requirements, statutory obligations, verification, validations and satisfactory report Test conducted to all on-line winners. A bank draft of £864,000.00 will be issued in
    your name by Google Foundation Board (UK).

    Furthermore, your details (e-mail address) falls within our UK representative office as indicated in our database and your grant will be released to you from our UK regional office in London United Kingdom.

    You are required to Contact Google Foundation Board (UK) below for the documentation and processing of your grant, between the hours of 8.00am - 7.30pm on Monday to Saturday.

    CONTACT:

    Name: Mr. Jeremy Allison
    Google Foundation Board (UK)
    Email: contactus@gf-grants.org

    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.

    MANDATORY VERIFICATION AND FUNDS RELEASE FORM..."

    delete


  • Posted: Oct 4, 2017 1:52 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Beja, Portugal

    Here's another scam.

    -_-_-_-


    "In this month of October, Google Foundation wishes to commend you for being selected as a major customer on the ongoing GOOGLE FOUNDATION GRANTS 2017. This foundation is giving out a cash donation grant of Eight Hundred and Sixty-Four Thousand Great British Pounds. For further information on how to obtain your grant, you are required to Contact Google Foundation Board (UK) via email below for the documentation and processing of your grant, between the hours of 8.00am - 7.30pm on Monday to Saturday.

    CONTACT:
    Name: Mr. Jeremy Allison
    Google Foundation Board (UK)
    Email: gf.grants17@gmail.com

    Google values your right to privacy! Your information is 100% secured and will be used exclusively for the purpose of this grant only.

    Note: This email was sent from a notification email address from the sponsors of Google Foundation. The information in this email is confidential and legally privileged. This is a FOUNDATION GRANT not a LOTTERY. Google is not into LOTTERY.

    Sincerely,

    Paul Hallihan
    Google Foundation
    Website: http://google.org/
    04-10-2017"

    delete


  • Posted: Sep 28, 2017 11:06 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "The Google Foundation would like to notify you that you have been chosen by
    the board of trustees as one of the final recipients of a cash Grant for
    your own personal, educational, and business development. Contact Mr Travis
    Moxley for claims. Email: grantagent.travismoxley1@gmail.com, Phone number:
    281-802-6210"

    delete


  • Posted: Sep 25, 2017 9:07 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: Google Inc.
    To: Undisclosed recipients:;
    Subject: ***BULK*** Re:
    Date: Mon, 25 Sep 2017 03:02:54 -0700

    Dearest Esteemed User,

    In this month of September Google Foundation wishes to commend you for being selected as a major customer, for further information on how to obtain your grant, kindly view the attached file for more details.

    Sincerely,
    Jacquelline Fuller
    Director Google Foundation
    Website: http://google.org/

    NB:
    If this Notification Email Letter hits your Junk/Spam folder, simply move the email from your Spam/Junk folder to your inbox for better viewing and easy accessibility."

    delete


  • Posted: Sep 14, 2017 1:32 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    -- start of scam --

    "The Google Foundation.
    Tel: 1-332-255-2599
    https://www.google.org/

    The Google Foundation, would like to notify you that you have been chosen by the board of trustees as one of the final recipients of a cash Grant for your own personal, educational, and business development. The Google Foundation, established in the year 2005, is one of the biggest Foundation, Grants for Global Development in the World. In the year 2005, they started offering collection for the sole aim of human growth, educational and Community development. In conjunction with the UN, and EU, We are giving out a yearly Grant to 10 lucky recipients each year. These specific Grant will be awarded to 20 lucky international recipients worldwide; in different categories for their personal business development.

    The objective is to make a notable change in the standard of living of people all around the Universe (From America to Europe, Asia to Africa and all around). Kindly note that you will only be chosen to receive the Grant once, which means that subsequent yearly Grant will not get to you. Take time and thought in using the Grant wisely on something that will last you a long time.

    Based on the random selection exercise of internet websites, you were selected among the lucky recipients to receive the grant award sum as charity Grants from the Google Foundation, EU and the UN in accordance with the enabling act of Parliament. (Note that all beneficiaries email addresses were selected randomly from over 500,000 Internet websites in which you might have purchased something or sign up from). You are required to contact the Google Foundation Executive Secretary below, for qualification documentation and processing of your unclaimed grant. After contacting the secretary, you will be given your unclaimed grant pin number, which you will use in collecting the unclaimed grant. Please endeavor to quote your Qualification numbers (V-8920-1047, K-9730-519) in all discussions.

    Executive Secretary: Mr. Taj Watt
    Email: tajwattdesk01006@hotmail.com

    Please note that the EU, UN, strictly administers these grant. You are by all means hereby advised to keep this whole information confidential until you have been able to collect your unclaimed grant.

    On behalf of Google Foundation, UN and the EU, accept our warmest congratulations.


    May God Bless you with this Grant.

    Mrs. Leak Clock.
    The Google Foundation."

    delete


  • Posted: Sep 5, 2017 5:21 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Collingwood, Victoria, Australia

    I'm sorry, but I am amazed at the fact that anyone could be fooled by this unbelievably obvious scam!
    We all dream of winning big in some lottery but when that "win" happens without us even entering a competition..... really? C'mon.....

    I am truly sorry for those that have been duped by this scam but am amazed that anyone that was duped actually managed to save up any money at all through their lives; by that, I mean scams are tried on us on a fairly regular basis (even before the advent of the Internet). The time it takes to save the amounts of money as stated by some of the unlucky "scamees" is significant and surly during such time other scams have been attempted.....

    Anyway; it isn't my intention to inflame already open wounds (even if it may appear so); I hope that some that may hover on the proverbial fence may read this and have their "suspicious-detectors" further developed to not fall for these scams.
    If I upset 100 people but prevent one person from loosing their hard-earned savings; my real intention has been achieved....

    Also, I live in Australia and have received this scam and it's derivatives over the past week or two.
    This I found rather amusing as there are at least several mentions of certain regulations applicable to the UK and EU which are, of course, irrelevant when it comes to Australian financial laws.....

    delete


  • Posted: Sep 4, 2017 5:33 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "Google UK Ltd
    1-13 St Giles High Street
    London WC2H 8AG
    United Kingdom Website:
    www.google.org
    GOOGLE FOUNDATION GRANTS 2017
    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 earns its profit mainly from advertising using their own
    Gmail,Gala,Sify e-mail services, Google Maps, Google Apps, Orkut social networking, YouTube video sharing, Google search engine and Google ancillary services which are all offered to the public for free. EACH YEAR, WE DONATE One Hundred Million United State Dollars IN GRANTS, 200,000 HOURS, One Billion United State Dollars IN PRODUCTS.

    Hence we do believe with your grant, you will continue to be active and patronize Google search engine. 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 Eight Hundred and Sixty-Four Thousand Great British Pounds. We wish to formally inform you that you have successfully passed the requirements, statutory obligations, verification, validations and satisfactory report Test conducted to all on-line winners. A bank
    draft of Eight Hundred and Sixty-Four Thousand Great British Pounds will be issued in your name by Google Foundation Board (UK).

    Furthermore your details (e-mail address) falls within our UK representative office as indicated in our database and your grant will be released to you from our UK regional office in London United Kingdom.

    You are required to Contact Google Foundation Board (UK) below for the documentation and processing of your grant, between the hours of 8.00am - 7.30pm on Monday to Saturday.
    CONTACT:

    Name: Mr. Jeremy Allison
    Google Foundation Board (UK)
    Email: enquire.jeremy@gmail.com

    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.

    MANDATORY VERIFICATION AND FUNDS RELEASE FORM
    -Residential Address:
    -Tel (Mobile): -
    Nationality/Country: -
    Full Name: -Age/Sex:
    -E-mail Address: -
    Occupation/Position:

    -What is your comment on Google Foundation?
    -Your preferred mode of grant remittance from the two options below:
    (a) Courier Delivery of your Certified Grant Bank Draft in your name and other
    vital documents safely to your address.

    Google values your right to privacy! Your information is 100% secured and will be used exclusively for the purpose of this grant only.
    Note: This is a FOUNDATION GRANT not a LOTTERY. Google is not into
    LOTTERY.

    For security reasons, you are advised to keep your winning information confidential till your claims are processed and your money remitted to you. This is part of our precautionary measure to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program by some unscrupulous elements. Please be warned.
    Congratulations from the Staffs & Members of Google and Google Foundation Board.

    Sincerely,
    Mr. Sundar Pichai
    Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer
    ©2017 Google Corporation Powered by Google"

    delete


  • Posted: Sep 3, 2017 4:45 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Basildon, England, United Kingdom

    I have been a victim of this scam and it cost me over £4500. After contacting Travis Moxley as suggested Mr. Lou Ann Fred, I was put in touch with somebody called Andy Fred ( related ???? ). I was then told to send money via Moneygram to somebody named Nofiu Rasheed in Lagos Nigeria to get the necessary paperwork completed. There were further requests for money to be sent to the same Nofiu Rasheed. I should have smelt a rat but I didn't because it had the Google Brand attached to it.

    When I did get suspicious I demanded that Travis Moxley intervened. All he did was refer me to somebody named Steve Mark who said he would sort it out. There then followed numerous emails from Steve Mark who advised me to contact Scott A Lockhart of 1st Aldervalle Credit Union based in Washington DC who were allegedly holding my Fund of $2,000,000. Lockhart then asked for ridiculously exorbitant sums of money to get an Insurance Policy Code & Convert the Fund from Dollars to Pounds to enable me to transfer the fund into my U.K. Bank Account. The Insurance Policy Code was sent but would not allow me to transfer the Fund. The conversion of the fund from Dollars to Pounds never happened despite the money being paid to the 1st Aldervalle Credit Union.
    Be warned, this is an elaborate scam and in my case " there's no fool like an old fool "

    Alan,
    Essex,
    The United Kingdom.

    delete


  • Posted: Aug 22, 2017 7:18 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    -----Original Message-----
    "From: Google Inc. [mailto:miguel@gimenez-lassaga.com.ar]
    Sent: Tuesday, August 22, 2017 11:55 AM
    Subject: Re:

    Dearest Esteemed User,

    In this month of August Google Foundation wishes to commend you for being selected as a major customer, for further information on how to obtain your grant, kindly view the attached file for more details.

    Sincerely,
    Jacquelline Fuller
    Director Google Foundation
    Website: http://google.org/"

    delete


  • Posted: Aug 21, 2017 2:41 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico

    I got an email from Mr.Jeremy Allison letting me know that I had won a prize of eight hundred and sixty-four thousand British pounds. He said it is signed by Mr. Soundar Pichal.

    He sent it from this email address: mrjeremyallison@gmail.com and enrique.jeremy@gmail.com.
    Is it a scam?

    Blanca.

    delete


    • Posted: Aug 21, 2017 2:51 PM by info

      It is a scam.

      delete


  • Posted: Aug 13, 2017 2:05 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Deltona, Florida, United States

    I received an email stating I was chosen to receive a grant 2017 from google. Was not asked for any information at this time. I was told to contact a lawyer Ryan Paige. The director of Google was named Mrs, Jacqueline Fuller.There is a phone # 1-959-9999-166 that I am supposed to call. Just thought I had better check in with you before I do anything.

    Deborah Thank You

    delete


    • Posted: Aug 13, 2017 2:28 AM by info

      The email is a scam. Just delete it.

      delete


  • Posted: Jul 22, 2017 12:33 PM by Troutman1950 from or near: Basildon, England, United Kingdom

    I fell into this trap mainly because it carried the Google Foundation logo. I have been scammed for the sum of £3000? Although the article names Travis Moxley I can add some additional names which are as follows
    Nofiu Rasheed -Lagos Nigeria ( He collects the money from Moneygram )
    Andy Fred - e.mail Address : insurer.irg_expresscourierservice303@outlook.com
    Steve Mark - alleged Head Director - e.mail address: stevemark644@gmail.com

    They are very convincing and Money Gram are either involved or are being used by these scammers.

    I am unable to get credit due to a problem and cannot pay my bills now.
    The saying " There's No Fool like an Old Fool " definitely fits me to being taken in.

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  • Posted: Jul 17, 2017 2:40 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

    I almost fell in a trap or scammed by this so called google foundation grants (see below), luckily enough I got suspicious and started googling about the foundation until I got into this page.

    Thanks a lot for alerting us about this suspicious emails/scams.

    Here is the email scam that I received:

    "Google UK Ltd
    1-13 St Giles High Street
    London WC2H 8AG
    United Kingdom
    Website: www.google.org
    Our Ref: UK/231-60428AZ/GF
    Notification: JULY 2017.
    GOOGLE FOUNDATION GRANTS 2017

    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 earns its profit mainly from advertising using their own Gmail,Gala,Sify e-mail services, Google Maps, Google Apps, Orkut social networking, You
    Tube video sharing, Google search engine and Google ancillary services which are all offered to the public for free.

    Hence we do believe with your grant, you will continue to be active and patronize Google search engine. 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 £864,000.00. We wish to formally inform you that you have successfully passed the requirements, statutory obligations, verification, validations and satisfactory report Test conducted to all on-line winners. A bank draft of £864,000.00 will be issued in your name by Google Foundation Board (UK).

    Furthermore your details (e-mail address) falls within our UK representative office as indicated in our database and your grant will be released to you from our UK regional office in London United Kingdom.

    You are required to Contact Google Foundation Board (UK) below for the documentation and processing of your grant, between the hours of 8.00am - 7.30pm on Monday to Saturday.
    CONTACT:

    Name: Mr. Jeremy Allison
    Google Foundation Board (UK)
    Email: contactus@gf-grants.org"

    delete


  • Posted: Jun 27, 2017 8:06 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    -- Forwarded Message --
    "Subject: 09-06-2017
    Date: Fri, 9 Jun 2017 23:14:02 -0700
    From: Google Foundation
    Reply-To: gf.grants@gmail.com

    In this month of June, Google Foundation wishes to commend you for being selected as a major customer. For further information on how to obtain your grant, kindly view the attached file for more details.

    Sincerely,
    Jacquelline Fuller
    Director Google Foundation
    Website: http://google.org/"
    09-06-2017

    delete


  • Posted: Jun 26, 2017 11:03 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Seoul, Republic of Korea

    I am in receipt of the following notification, which I believe is a SCAM. Does Google have any positive measure to stop this kind of scam activity in their name?

    "Google UK Ltd
    1-13 St Giles High Street London WC2H 8AG United Kingdom
    Website: www.google.org Our Ref: UK/231-60428AZ/GF
    Notification: JUNE 2017
    GOOGLE FOUNDATION GRANTS 2017

    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 earns its profit mainly from advertising using their own Gmail,Gala,Sify e-mail services, Google Maps, Google Apps, Orkut social networking, You Tube video sharing, Google search engine and Google ancillary services which are all offered to the public for free.

    Hence we do believe with your grant, you will continue to be active and patronize Google search engine. 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 £864,000.00. We wish to formally inform you that you have successfully passed the requirements, statutory obligations, verification, validations and satisfactory report Test conducted to all on-line winners. A bank draft of £864,000.00 will be issued in your name by Google Foundation Board (UK).
    Furthermore your details (e-mail address) falls within our UK representative office as indicated in our database and your grant will be released to you from our UK regional office in London United Kingdom.

    You are required to Contact Google Foundation Board (UK) below for the documentation and processing of your grant, between the hours of 8.00am - 7.30pm on Monday to Saturday.
    CONTACT:

    Name: Mr. Jeremy Allison Google Foundation Board (UK)
    Email: contact.gf.grant@googlemail.com

    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.
    MANDATORY VERIFICATION AND FUNDS RELEASE FORM
    -Residential Address:
    -Tel (Mobile):
    -Nationality/Country:
    -Full Name:
    -Age/Sex:
    -E-mail Address:
    -Occupation/Position:
    -What is your comment on Google Foundation?
    -Your preferred mode of grant remittance from the two options below:"

    delete


    • Posted: Jul 3, 2017 10:30 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Doha, Baladiyat ad Dawhah, Qatar

      I have been defrauded & scammed by the same like above-mentioned letter from who so-called Jeremy Alison from Google Foundation UK. He managed to extort from me an amount of 27,190 GBP, by impersonating Google Foundation UK.
      Please I need your candid help & advice to assist me recover my extorted money from those criminal scammers.

      I appreciate your immediate response on my above-mentioned Email Address or Place a call to my mobile number at any time.
      Best Regards,

      delete


      • Posted: Jul 3, 2017 11:24 AM by info

        Please contact the police for help.

        delete


  • Posted: Jun 26, 2017 6:32 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "Dearest Esteemed User,

    In this month of June Google Foundation wishes to commend you for being selected as a major customer, for further information on how to obtain your grant, kindly view the attached file for more details.

    Sincerely,
    Jacquelline Fuller
    Director Google Foundation
    Website: http://google.org/"

    delete


  • Posted: Jun 13, 2017 11:30 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    -- original message --
    From: "Mrs. Lou Ann Allred." <0@fetest.dip.jp>
    Subject: GOOGLE FOUNDATION GRANT AWARD!!!
    Date: 9 June 2017 at 16:36:22 BST
    Reply-To:

    The Google Foundation.
    https://www.google.org/

    The Google Foundation would like to notify you that you have been chosen by the board of trustees as one of the final recipients of a cash Grant for your own personal, educational, and business development. The Google Foundation, established in the year 2005, is one of the biggest Foundation, Grants for Global Development in the World. In the year 2005, they started offering collection for the sole aim of human growth, educational and Community development. In conjunction with the UN, and EU, We are giving out a yearly Grant to 10 lucky recipients each year. These specific Grant will be awarded to 20 lucky international recipients worldwide; in different categories for their personal business development.

    The objective is to make a notable change in the standard of living of people all around the Universe (From America to Europe, Asia to Africa and all around). Kindly note that you will only be chosen to receive the Grant once, which means that subsequent yearly Grant will not get to you. Take time and thought in using the Grant wisely on something that will last you a long time.

    Based on the random selection exercise of internet websites, you were selected among the lucky recipients to receive the grant award sum as charity Grants from the Google Foundation, EU and the UN in accordance with the enabling act of Parliament. (Note that all beneficiaries email addresses were selected randomly from over 500,000 Internet websites in which you might have purchased something or sign up from). You are required to contact the Google Foundation Executive Secretary below, for qualification documentation and processing of your unclaimed grant. After contacting the secretary, you will be given your unclaimed grant pin number, which you will use in collecting the unclaimed grant. Please endeavor to quote your Qualification numbers (V-9920-1007, K-9770-549) in all discussions.

    Executive Secretary: Mr. Travis Moxley
    Email: googllefoundationgrantaward@gmail.com

    Please note that the EU, UN, strictly administers these grant. You are by all means hereby advised to keep this whole information confidential until you have been able to collect your unclaimed grant.

    On behalf of Google Foundation, UN and the EU, accept our warmest congratulations.

    May God Bless you with this Grant.

    Mrs. Lou Ann Allred.
    The Google Foundation."

    delete


  • Posted: May 28, 2017 3:02 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Umeå, Västerbotten, Sweden

    Hi, I got this email from google. I'm unsure what to do with it. Is it a scam?

    "Google UK Ltd

    1-13 St Giles High Street London WC2H 8AG United Kingdom Website: www.google.org

    Our Ref: UK/231-10102AZ/GFG
    Notification: MAY 2017
    GOOGLE FOUNDATION GRANTS 2017

    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 earns its profit mainly from advertising using their own Gmail,Gala,Sify e-mail services, Google Maps, Google Apps, Orkut social networking, You Tube video sharing, Google search engine and Google ancillary services which are all offered to the public for free. EACH YEAR, WE DONATE One Hundred Million United State Dollars IN GRANTS, 200,000 HOURS, One Billion United State Dollars IN PRODUCTS.

    Hence we do believe with your grant, you will continue to be active and patronize Google search engine. 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 Eight Hundred and Sixty-Four Thousand Great British Pounds. We wish to formally inform you that you have successfully passed the requirements, statutory obligations, verification, validations and satisfactory report Test conducted to all on-line winners. A bank draft of Eight Hundred and Sixty-Four Thousand Great British Pounds will be issued in your name by Google Foundation Board (UK).

    ...

    CONTACT:

    Name: Mr. Jeremy Allison
    Google Foundation Board (UK)
    Email: enquire.jeremy@gmail.com.

    1
    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.

    MANDATORY VERIFICATION AND FUNDS RELEASE FORM

    -Residential Address: -Tel (Mobile): -Nationality/Country: -Full Name: -Age/Sex:

    -E-mail Address: -Occupation/Position:
    -What is your comment on Google Foundation?

    -Your preferred mode of grant remittance from the two options below:

    (a) Cash Pick-Up (You as the Beneficiary coming down to our office in UK to receive your Grant Personally, available to only British Citizens and Residents).

    (b) Courier Delivery of your Certified Grant Bank Draft in your name and other vital documents safely to your address.

    Google values your right to privacy! Your information is 100% secured and will be used exclusively for the purpose of this grant only.

    Note: This is a FOUNDATION GRANT not a LOTTERY. Google is not into
    LOTTERY.

    Congratulations from the Staffs & Members of Google and Google Foundation Board.

    Sincerely,
    Mr. Sundar Pichai

    Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer ©2017 Google Corporation Powered by Google"

    delete


    • Posted: May 28, 2017 6:30 AM by info

      It is a scam. Just delete it.

      delete


  • Posted: May 2, 2017 5:56 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

    I have received an email vaguely similar, the name on the email checks out but they are not asking for any specific information, however I have my doubts! Copy follows:-

    "From: Google Foundation [mailto:outlook_114649E4BF2C7673@outlook.com] On Behalf Of Google Foundation
    Sent: Wednesday, 3 May 2017 6:29 AM
    Subject: Google Foundation Grants 2017

    The Google Foundation, would like to notify you that you have been chosen by the board of trustees as one of the final recipients of a cash Grant for your own personal, educational, and business development. The Google Foundation, established in the year 2005, is one of the biggest Foundation Grants for Global Development in the World. In the year 2005, they started offering collection for the sole aim of human growth, educational and Community development. In conjunction with the UN, and EU, We are giving out a yearly Grant to 20 lucky recipients each year. These specific Grant will be awarded to 50 lucky international recipients worldwide, in different categories for their personal business development.

    The objective is to make a notable change in the standard of living of people all around the Universe (From America, Europe, Asia to Africa). Kindly note that you will only be chosen to receive the Grant once, which means that subsequent yearly Grant will not get to you. Take time and thought in using the Grant wisely on something that will last you a long time.

    Based on the random selection exercise of internet websites, you were selected among the lucky recipients to receive the grant award sum as charity Grants from the Google Foundation, EU and UN in accordance with the enabling act of Parliament. (Note that all beneficiaries email addresses were selected randomly from over 500,000 Internet websites in which you might have purchased something or sign up from). You are required to contact the Google Foundation authorized Attorney with below details for qualification documentation and processing of your unclaimed grant. After contacting the barrister, you will be given your unclaimed grant pin number, which you will use in collecting the unclaimed grant. Please endeavor to quote your Qualification numbers (V-9920-1007, K-9770-549) in all discussions.

    Google Foundation Attorney: Ryan Paige
    E-mail: barr.ryanpaige@googlemail.com
    E-mail: barr.ryanpaige@outlook.com
    Tel: 1 959-9999-166

    Please note that the EU, UN, strictly administers these grant. You are by all means hereby advised to keep this whole information confidential until you have been able to collect your unclaimed grant.

    On behalf of Google Foundation, UN and EU, accept our warmest Congratulations.

    May God Bless you with this Grant.

    Mrs. Jacqueline Fuller,
    Director: Google Foundation.
    ©2017 Google Corporation Powered by Google
    All right reserved. This email was sent from a notification email address. The information in this email is confidential and legally privileged. It is for the exclusive use of the intended recipient(s). Please consider the environment."

    Your opinion???

    delete


    • Posted: May 9, 2017 7:57 PM by an anonymous user from or near: San Jose, California, United States

      Scam of course!

      "May God Bless you with this Grant", rofl )))

      delete


    • Posted: May 2, 2017 6:00 PM by info

      It is a scam.

      delete


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