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Beware of "Google Annual Promotion Reward 2018" Lottery Scam

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Beware of "Google Annual Promotion Reward 2018" Lottery Scam

There is no "Google Annual Promotion Reward 2018." Therefore, recipients of the email message below, which claims that they are winners in the "Google Annual Promotion Reward 2018," is a lottery scam. The lottery scam was created by scammers to trick the recipients into sending their personal information and money, by claiming that they are the winners of the Google Annual Promotion Reward 2018. But, there is no such Google lottery, and Google will never ask online users to send their personal information via an email message.

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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 2018" Email

From: Notification@google.co.uk <fes@jokerswild.jp>

Sent: Thu, 18 Jan 2018 21:14:12 +0330 (IRST)

Subject: Notification letter to

Google Incorporation

I - 13 St.Giles High Street,

London, WC2H8AG,

United Kingdom.

Attention: ,

Congratulations on becoming a selected winner of the Google Reward Promotion.

Attachment is for your perusal.


Sundar Pichai,

C.E.O, Google Inc.

Google Annual Promotion Reward 2018 Scam

This e-mail is Confidential and it is intended only for the addressees Any. review, dissemination, distribution, or copying of this message by persons or entities other than the intended recipient is prohibited. If you have received this e-mail in error, kindly notify us immediately by telephone or e-mail and delete the message from your system. The sender does not accept liability for any errors or omissions in the contents of this message which may arise as a result of the e-mail transmission.

There is no prize, so please do not send your hard earned money to these cybercriminals. If you send your personal information, these cybercriminals will use it to further scam you.

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  • Posted: Thursday at 4:37 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "De : Event Manager <evntgm@gmail.com>
    Envoyé : lundi 19 février 2018 10:02
    Objet : Re: LotteryPromotion

    Google Inc™
    1st Floor 3 North Avenue Maker Maxity
    Bandra Kurla Complex Bandra East
    Mumbai, 400 051

    Winning No: GIN/877/798/2018
    Ticket No: GIN/699/33/2018

    Notification: Feb 19, 2018


    This will certainly come as a surprise to you, As we are using the services of the National Health Service to know our very LAST WINNER of the Year 2018.We indeed glad to inform you that you have been awarded the amount of $1,000,000.00 USD from the first Global Donation Balloting Google Gmail Lottery.You are hereby advice to waste no more time and send us the below information for Verification and release of your Winning Cheque

    We wish to congratulate you on this note, for being part of our Lucky selected winners in our just concluded internal promotion draw this year, this promotion was set-up to encourage the active users of the Google search engine and the Google ancillary services.

    Hence we do believe with your winning prize, you will continue to be an active patronage to the Google search engine and services. 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 draw which your email address won One Million U.s Dollar {$1,000,000.00 USD}. We wish to formally announce to you that you have successfully passed the requirements, statutory obligations, verification, validations and satisfactory report Test conducted for all online winners.

    A winning check will be issued in your name by Google Promotion Award; for the sum of One Million U.s Dollar {$1,000,000.00 USD} and also a certificate of the prize, claims will be sent alongside your winning check cashable at any bank.

    You Are Therefore Expected To Contact Our Affiliated Delivery Company (DTDC Express Services) Department In Which Your Winnings Check Of One Million U.s Dollar {$1,000,000.00 USD} Has Been Sent To For Delivery To Your Residence.

    Do Contact The DTDC Express Services With The Contact Information Below For Further Instructions On How To Send The Consignment To Your Location.

    Please, You Should Also Send A Copy Of Your Winning Verification Form Containing Your Winning Details Down To The Courier Company For Reference And Verification Purpose.

    Contact Dtdc Express Services Via E-mail.
    Phone: 91 7710929769

    Do Note That On Contact With The Courier Company, You Are To Provide Them With Your Complete Informations Below.

    (1) Your Contact Address/Private Email Address
    (2) Your Tel/Fax Numbers
    (3) Your Nationality/Country
    (4) Your Full Name
    (5) Occupation/Company
    (6) Age/Gender
    (7) Ever Won An Online Lottery?
    (8) Comments About Google

    It Is Expected That You Add Your Parcel Pin Number (HG903Q) As The Subject Of Any Correspondence With The Courier Company To Ensure They Respond In A Timely Manner.

    This Will Enable The Dispatch Officer Verify Your Claim With The Files Which Has Been Sent To Them.

    I Will Require A Concise Update On Proceedings With The Firm As Soon As You Are In Contact With Them. If You Need Any Assistance Whatsoever, Please Do Not Hesitate To Let Us Know.

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

    The Google Promotion Award Team has discovered a huge number of double claims due to winners informing close friends relatives and third parties about their winning and also sharing their pin numbers. As a result of this, these friends try to claim the lottery on behalf of the real winners. The Google Promotion Award Team has reached a decision from its headquarters that any double claim discovered by the Lottery Board will result to the canceling of that particular winning, leading to a loss for both the double claimer and the real winner, as it is taken that the real winner was the informer to the double claimer about the lottery. So you are hereby strongly advised once more to keep your winnings strictly confidential until you claim your prize.

    Congratulations from the Staffs & Members of the Google Interactive Lotteries Board Commission.

    Yours faithfully,

    Lawrence "Larry" Page
    Co-founder and CEO of Google Inc™"


  • Posted: Jan 21, 2018 by info

    Here is another scam:

    -------- Original Message --------
    Subject: Notification letter to Hsabahi
    Date: 2018-01-19 07:40
    From: "Notification@google.co.uk" <fes@jokerswild.jp>
    Reply-To: "Notification@google.co.uk" <Representative@gp.officialreward.co.uk>

    Google Incorporation
    I - 13 St.Giles High Street,
    London, WC2H8AG,
    United Kingdom.

    Attention: Hsabahi,

    Congratulations on becoming a selected winner of the Google Reward Promotion.
    Attachment is for your perusal.

    Sundar Pichai,
    C.E.O, Google Inc.


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