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Beware of "Malaysia 2018 New Year Reward" Lottery Scam

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Beware of "Malaysia 2018 New Year Reward" Lottery Scam

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

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 "Malaysia 2018 New Year Reward" Lottery Scam

From: Powered ByGoogle [mailto:claim@tairamachi-dc.jp]

Sent: 29 Mac 2018 19:38

Subject: MALAYSIA 2018 NEW YEAR REWARD FOR ()

Dear Sir/Madam (anas.pjv@epmb.com.my)

Find Below New Year Official Reward Letter For

() Malaysia User.

Regards

Greward.

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.

Note: Some of the names, addresses, email addresses, telephone numbers or other information in samples on this website may have been impersonated or spoofed.

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Beware of "Malaysia 2018 New Year Reward" Lottery Scam