Every month, thousands of these email messages are sent out by lottery scammers to trick their potential victims into stealing their personal information and subsequently asking them to send money in order to receive their so-called lottery prize. Sending your personal information to these cyber-criminals will only help them rip you off or steal your money. Therefore, online users who have received the same email messages are asked to delete them.
The "St Micro Electronics" Lottery Scam
From: ST MICRO ELECTRONICS - email@example.com
Date: Wed, Feb 26, 2020, 6:07 AM
Subject: YOUR MICROS ID IS (PLD-29103-LGT-901GH-9JL)
To: Recipients - firstname.lastname@example.org
YEAR 2020 EMAIL PRIZE AWARDS
We at STmicroelectronics global office likes to officially congratulate you for the draw that was just held by our company which featured you as the second place winner.
Our company holds promotions each year just to promote our global publicity and reputations as we plan to exploit more corners of the world with our highly valued productline.
This promotion is just one of various ways we are presently using to achieve this global vision of ours. Your email address with MICROS ID (PLD-29103-LGT-901GH-9JL ) was luckily drawn to be this year's second place winner of a Brand New 2019 BMW m5 car and a cash prize of $650,000.00 USD (Six Hundred And Fifty Thousand United States Dollar).This money and gift we believe will enable you make some impact in the society and possibly invest in our company in the nearest future.
You are hereby requested to contact our fiduciary agent in Asia region for more detail as regard our promotion and for assistance in claiming your prize.
Name : A . Cuomo
Email : email@example.com
Address : Hemmarks Lane 23, Delhi. India
When contacting the claims agent you should include the following if you must get a response from him;
*** Your Full Name :
*** Address :
*** Country :
*** State :
*** Phone number :
*** Age :
*** Gender :
*** Occupation :
*** Winning email and Micros ID :
We know you must be excited and very happy about this news you have just received from us and the truth is that we are doing this to put smiles into homes and hearts of people worldwide.The only thing you will need to pay to this company is to kindly place our company logo on the BMW that you have just won for a minimum of 6months.
Special greetings from the entire family of STmicroelectronics
Mr, C.Ferro (Chief Financial Officer )