This type of scam will ask you to send your personal information and subsequently ask you to send money in order to receive your so-called grant. But, once the scammers receive your money, they will disappear leaving you disappointed.
A "Google Foundation Promotion" Scam
From: Google Foundation <email@example.com>
Date: 2018-04-05 11:05 GMT+02:00
Subject: GOOGLE OFFICIAL NOTIFICATION LETTER
Google United Kingdom
Ref. NO: 420 C/MCA.
We wish to congratulate you on this note for being selected as a major customer this year. This promotion was set-up to encourage the active users of Google search engine and the Google ancillary services and confirmed by our co-sponsors Visa*/MasterCard* International. 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 test which your email address won Eight Hundred and Sixty-Four Thousand Great British Pounds.
Do e-mail the Foundation Board office at once with the Verification and Funds release form for validation of your grant. You are also advised to contact our Google Payment Representative (Mr. Jeremy Allison via the above email) with the following detailsattached to this emailto avoid unnecessary delay and complications.
Name: Mr. Jeremy Allison
Google Foundation Board (UK)
Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer
Remember, please do not send your hard earned money to the cybercriminals behind the donation scam. And, if you send your personal information, these cybercriminals will use it to further scam you.
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