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Beware of "Google Partner Awareness Team" Scams

2017-07-23T01:22:31 -  +
Beware of "Google Partner Awareness Team" Scams

The fake email message below, which claims that the "Google Partner Awareness Team" is donating thousands or millions of dollars to lucky recipients is just one of the many scams being sent by cyber criminals to potential victims. The fake email message tricks the recipients into sending their personal information and subsequently money, by claiming they need to do so in order to receive their donation or prize. But, there is no such "Google Partner Awareness Team" and Google will never ask online users to send their personal information via an email message.

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The scam will ask the recipients to send their personal information and subsequently ask them to send money in order to receive their so-called prize. But, once the scammers receive the money they will take it and disappear, leaving the victims hundreds or thousands of dollar broke. Also, the scammers will sell their victims' personal information to other scammers who will call and attempt to scam the same victims.

A Sample of the "Google Partner Awareness Team" Scam

From: Google Corporation

Subject: Attn: Google Ref. UK/231-10102AZ/GFG

Google UK Ltd

1-13 St Giles High Street

London WC2H 8AG

United Kingdom

Website: www.google.org

More Details of Google Partner Awareness Team:

Confirm Receipt of this mail with Ref. UK/231-10102AZ/GFG , Secure Code: 864/17.

Google Partner Awareness Team is celebrating 12th anniversary, and we are giving out a cash donation of 864,000.00GBP each to 6 lucky recipients only and you are one of the lucky recipients. Quickly confirm the receipt of this mail by filling the form below correctly and you will be duly informed on what next to do.

Google Partner Awareness Team

Mr. Jeremy Allison

Google's general counsel and executive vice president, Legal and Corporate Affairs

Email: Kindly repl-to mrjeremyallison@gmail.com

enquire.jeremy@gmail.com

-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 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

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

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  • Posted: 2017-08-20T20:41:20 by an anonymous user from or near: New York, United States

    Yeah I got the same email. Knew it was phony from the start. First was Nigerians, now they coming from the UK. Sad saps of donkey turd.

    delete


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