Google Foundation COVID-19 Relief Scam

The fake "Google Foundation COVID-19 Relief" email below is a scam. Therefore, recipients are asked not to follow the instructions in it. They should just delete it. The fake email is being sent by scammers who are attempting to trick online users into sending them money for a relief fund hat that does not exist.

Google Foundation COVID-19 Relief Scam

The "Google Foundation COVID-19 Relief" Scam

From: Google Foundation Relief Fund - sjlee9966@hanyang.ac.kr

Date: Sat, Nov 21, 2020, 10:37 AM

Subject: Google.org | COVID-19 response

The COVID-19 outbreak is taking a devastating toll on lives and communities around the world. To help those affected, we are supporting and scaling effective solutions throughout the course of this pandemic –In this month of November, Google Ai (Artificial Intelligence) have selected you as one of our lucky recipients to receive the Google Foundation COVID-19 Relief Fund of (Two Million, Eight Hundred and Sixty-Two Thousand United States Dollars Only) from Google Foundation.

Furthermore, your detail falls within our customer-user representative office as indicated in our database and your COVID-19 Relief fund will be released to you from our regional office in London, United Kingdom. You are required to contact Google Foundation in UK below via email for more details and the documentation/processing of your fund, between the hours of 8:00am-7:30pm on Monday to Saturday.

CONTACT:

Name: Graham Bednash

Google Consumer Marketing Director, UK

Email: graham@gf-relief.org

NB: This email was sent through a Notification Email address from the sponsors of Google Foundation.

Best Regards,

Eve Andersson

Director of Accessibility

2020 Google Corporation

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  • July 25, 2021 at 9:50 AM by an anonymous user from: Ermine Business Park, Huntingdon, England, United Kingdom

    Here is another scam:

    "Economic Relief Fund <admision@fcm.uncu.edu.ar>

    24 Jul 2021, 00:58 (1 day ago)

    to

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    In this month of JULY, Google AI (Artificial Intelligence) have selected you as one of our lucky recipients to receive the Google Foundation (Google.org) Relief Fund. Kindly email back for more information on what to do next.

    EMAIL: graham@gf-relief.org

    -

    client-ip=200.12.133.17

    NB: This email was sent from a NOTIFICATION EMAIL ADDRESS through the sponsors of Google.org.

    Yours in service,

    Facultad de Ciencias Mйdicas

    Sponsors of Google.org

    Website: https://www.google.org

    client-ip=200.12.133.17

    owner: Universidad Nacional de Cuyo"

  • July 25, 2021 at 12:43 AM by an anonymous user from: Mobile, Alabama, United States

    In this month of JULY, Google AI (Artificial Intelligence) have selected you as one of our lucky recipients to receive the Google Foundation (Google.org) Relief Fund. Kindly email back for more information on what to do next.

    EMAIL: graham@gf-relief.org

    NB: This email was sent from a NOTIFICATION EMAIL ADDRESS through the sponsors of Google.org.

    Yours in service,

    Facultad de Ciencias Mйdicas

    Sponsors of Google.org

    Website: https://www.google.org

  • July 13, 2021 at 8:38 AM by an anonymous user from: Tampa, Florida, United States

    Received the following email from sender "Google Foundation Relief Fund <grahambednash1@gmail.com>. Requesting I download a PDF attachment.

    Email body is below. Is this a scam?

    "Kindly download the attached PDF file and provide the information needed for the pursuit of your grant below;

    If this Notification Email Letter hits your Junk/Spam folder, simply move the email from your Spam/Junk folder to your inbox for better viewing and easy accessibility.

    Best Regards,

    Graham Bednash

    Consumer Marketing Director, Google UK"

    • July 13, 2021 at 10:45 AM by info

      Yes, it is a scam.

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Google Foundation COVID-19 Relief Scam