"Google Annual Promotion Reward 2018" 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 2018" Email
From: Notification@google.co.uk <email@example.com>
Sent: Thu, 18 Jan 2018 21:14:12 +0330 (IRST)
Subject: Notification letter to
I - 13 St.Giles High Street,
Congratulations on becoming a selected winner of the Google Reward Promotion.
Attachment is for your perusal.
C.E.O, Google Inc.
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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