Online users who have received emails claiming to be from Mercedes Benz, stating that they have won a Mercedes Benz in their online lottery draw promotion, should delete the email messages and should not respond to them because they are fraudulent. Please be informed that Mercedes Benz does not have a lottery department, nor do any of its affiliate companies. Mercedes Benz does not send or confirm personal information by email, including but not limited to: your name, address, passwords or financial information. If you receive an email from someone purporting to be Mercedes Benz, or a division of Mercedes Benz, such as the Security Department or Lottery Department, asking for this type of information, DO NOT RESPOND TO IT.
The sole and only purpose of which is to elicit your personal information. To be safe, we recommend you add the sender to your blocked email or SPAM email list.
A Sample of the "Mercedes Benz" Lottery Scam
Mr. Patrick Obi <email@example.com>
Fri 2/16/2018, 5:40 PM
CONGRATULATION! CONGRATULATION!! CONGRATULATION!!!
We happily announced that your E-mail Address has been selected among the winners of the Mercedes Benz International Online Lottery Draw 2018 promo. You are now a winner of a brand new "Mercedes Benz c300 4matic 2018" and the grand prize of $4,500,000.00 USD.
For easy claim of your winnings, You are simply advice to contact our Claim Agent Mr. Patrick Obi (firstname.lastname@example.org) with this code C3004M. You can call him on this number or text, (929 - 256 - 4573) USA with the below details as stated.
CONTACT EMAIL ADDRESS:
All necessary information on what to do in receiving your winnings will be treated by our claim agent once contacted by you.
NB: Delivery cost is mandatory in claiming your winning.
Your Mercedes Benz Online Lottery Draw Reference Claim Code: (556682).
Mr. Patrick Obi