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Fake- "Google Services Sweepstake" is a Lottery Scam

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Fake- "Google Services Sweepstake" is a Lottery Scam

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The "Google Services Sweepstake" email message below is a scam. The fake email message has been created by lottery scammers to trick the recipients into sending their personal information and money, by claiming that they are winners in a so-called Google Services sweepstake. But, there is no Google lottery or sweepstakes, and Google will never ask you to send your 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 "Google Services Sweepstake" Lottery Scam

Dear Google User,

You have been selected as a winner for using Google services. Find attached email with more details.

Congratulations,

Matt Brittin.

CEO Google UK.

©2018 Google - Terms & Privacy

Google UK Ltd

Belgrave House

76 Buckinghan Palace Road,

London SW1W9TQ United Kingdom

RE: OFFICIAL NOTIFICATION LETTER.

Ref No: GFSP/ 8796/7782/2018

Batch: GFSP/ 761/GPWIN/UK

It is obvious that this notification will come to you as a surprise but please find time to read it carefully as we congratulate you over success in the following official publication of results of the E-mail Electronic Online Sweepstakes Organized by Google, in conjunction with the foundation for the promotion of software products, (F.P.S.)held here in London UK for the year 2018. Google earnsits profit mainly from advertising using their very own Google search engine, Gmail, Gala, Sify, e-mailservice Google Maps, GoogleApps, Orkutsocial networking andYouTube video sharing, which are all offered to the public for free.

We wish to congratulate you once again, for being among the Twelve (12) selected winners in the ongoing E-mail Electronic Online Sweepstakes. Hence we do believe with your prize, you will continue to be active in your patronage to Google and its Products. A Bank Cheque have been issued in your favour, hence you have won for yourself the sum of 1,500.000.00 (One Million and Five Hundred Thousand Great British Pounds Sterling), One Google Nexus 10Tablet and also you have been enlisted as one oftheGoogleAmbassadorsfor 2018.

To claim your reward, please contact our Foreign Payment Bureau officer below by neatly filling the verification and funds release form below, as yourpayment will e released and arranged by ourUnitedKingdom Office.

MANDATORY FOREIGN PAYMENT RELEASE FORM.

(1) Your contact Address:

(2) YourContactTelephone/Mobile Number:

(3) YourNationality/Country:

(4) Your FullNames:

(5) Occupation:

(6) Age:

(7) Gender:

(8) Marital Status:

(9) PrivateEmailAddress:

(10) EverWonAn OnlineLottery?

(11) How DoYouFeelAsA Winner?

(12) YourPreferred mode of prize remittance from the two options below:

(a) Cash Pick-UP (You as the beneficiary coming Down to UK receive your Award personally, available to only

British Citizens and residents).

(b) CourierDelivery of your certified winning cheque inyour name andotherWinning documentssafely to you,

Google FSP Payment Unit.

Foreign Payment Bureau Officer.

Mr. Daniel Harrison

dh0361142@googlemail.com

Tel:+44 70 3198 1850.

Note: You can either fill your claims verification form by printing and manually filling out the requested

details or you can fill directly on e-mail or provide the details on Microsoft Word.

NOTE!!!For security reasons, you are advised to keep your winning information confidential till your claims are processed andyourmoney remittedto you.Thisispart ofourprecautionary measure to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse ofthis program by some unscrupulous elements. Please beWARNED!!!

Congratulations from the Staffs & Members of Google Board Commission

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

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  • April 27, 2019 at 6:34 AM by an anonymous user from Duisburg, North-Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

    I recieved one today and I deleted it. Thanks.

    remove

  • February 5, 2019 at 10:18 PM by an anonymous user from Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

    Hi,

    Thank you very much! I have just received this same SCAM.

    Am too sorry, the idiots will never be lucky.

    Thank you

    Here it is...……..with detailed attachment letter of the million British pounds award!

    ***********

    Dear Google User,

    You have been selected as a winner for using Google services. Find attached email with more details.

    Congratulations,

    Matt Brittin.

    CEO Google UK.

    ©2019 Google - Terms & Privacy

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