"Google Customers And Users Award 2017" Lottery 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 Annual Promotion Reward 2017" Email
Subject: CUSTOMERS AND USERS AWARD (Ahmadi)
Date: Mon, 14 Aug 2017 00:32:08 -0700
From: Google Reward <email@example.com>
Reply-To: Google Reward <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Google Enterprise Operation London
Google UK Ltd
76 Buckingham Palace Road
London SW1W 9TQ
GOOGLE CUSTOMERS AND USERS AWARD 2017
A Copy of Our Google Customers and Users Award 2017 Letter is Attached for your Immediate Perusal and to Congratulate you on emerging the Second (2rd) prize winner in our Google Users and Customers award for 2017. You are advised to contact the Payment Consultant immediately for the release of your cash prize. Congratulations from the Staffs & Member of Google Networking United Kingdom.
VP. Sundar Pichai,
Chairman of the Board and Managing Director,
Google United Kingdom.
There is no prize, so please do not send your hard earned money to these cyber criminals. If you send your personal information, these cyber criminals will use it to further scam you.
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