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Google Online Sweepstakes Promotion (a Laughable Scam)

Updated on August 18, 2014

Google Email Scam

I received a strange email today, claiming to be from Google, stating that I'd won a lot of money in a draw. It said I'd won "£500,000 GBP (Five Hundred Thousand British Pounds) in our online Give-away 1Oth Anniversary draws."

The email, copied and pasted in full below, is either from a moronic individual who believes that people will fall for his/her devious (lol) scam, or Google has employed a moron to run their prize draw. (I seriously doubt this.)

As far as I am aware, Google is not running a 10th anniversary prize draw, and if they were, I am sure that they would have advertised it and everyone on the Internet would have heard about it by now.

From start to finish, the email I received is a shambles, riddled with mistakes, and we could start a competition to see who could find the most of them. The winner gets that £500,000 Google prize money, when it comes. (You can tell I'm joking, right? See, you're no moron.)

Take a look below at the email. The first thing you will notice is that it is sent from a Hotmail account. Why oh why would Google email anyone from Hotmail when they have their very own Gmail hosting? I can't answer that question because I am not a moron.

Go ahead. See how many errors and stupid mistakes you can find.

The Stupid "Google" Email

from: mr_francishenson@hotmail.com

to: undisclosed-recipients

date: Sat, Jun 7, 2008 at 4:42 PM

subject: Attn:

Attn: Googler,

This E-mail is to inform you that you have emerged a winner of

£500, 000.00GBP (Five Hundred Thousand British Pounds) in our

online Give-away 1Oth Anniversary draws. GoogleUK has

successfully organized for the second time a Cash Give-Away

marking 2008 10th Anniversary in the UK. Over £20,000,000.00

(Twenty Million British pounds) is to be given out for this

Anniversary Draws. No purchases of tickets were required.

Participants for the draws were randomly selected from a world

wide range of web searchers who use the Google search engine

(Googler) and other Google ancillary services.

Google is now the biggest search engine worldwide and in an

effort to make sure that it remains the most widely used

search engine, Google is running an e-mail beta test. Your

email address was linked with our Computer Generated Profile

Numbers (CGPN) and attached to the following details: Ticket

number: 00869575733664 / Serial numbers: /BTD/8070447706/06 /

Lucky numbers: 12-12-23-35-40-41(12) / (CGPN) 7-22-71-00-66-12

was picked among our lucky winners to receive ?500, 000.00

British pounds. Winners were selected randomly through a

computer ballot system from worldwide users of the Google

search engine.

YOUR WINNING DETAILS ARE AS FOLLOW:

Computer Generated Profile Numbers (CGPN):7-22-71-00-66-12

Ticket number: 00869575733664

Serial numbers: / BTD/8070447706/06

Lucky numbers: 12-12-23-35-40-41(12)

To claim your give-away prize, send the following Your full

names................. , sex...............................,

Location............................Alternate e-mail

address..................Your winning details.................

To your processing agent (Mr. Francis Henson) who have been

assigned to handle your winning file and payment processing.

Your Processing Agent contact:

Mr. Francis Henson

Email: francis.henson01@gmail.com

We wish you the best of luck as you spend your good fortune.

Thank you

for using Google.

Sincerely,

Ms. Virginia Squier(promo. Director)

The Google Sweepstakes Lottery Scam: Don't Fall for It

If you get one of these emails, tell your friends, tell your family, especially tell all the young and old people you know: don't fall for it! Everyone needs to be warning each other about these things.

Scammers, phishers, and con artists are getting really good at making the email look legitimate enough to fool you (or your kid, or your grandmother). According to a study by the Symantec Security Technology and Response Group (2012), about 156 million phishing (scam) emails are sent globally every day. According to them,

  • 16 million of these emails make it through your email spam filters,
  • 8 million are opened,
  • 800,000 people click the spammy link in the email,
  • and 80,000 people fall for a scam every day by inputting their personal information.

That's 80,000 people (including smart people) that fall for a scam every day, so warn everyone you know!

Google Does Not Run Lotteries

The text above was copied from Google's website: "Google doesn't run lotteries, and your email address hasn't been selected to win a prize. Do not reply back with your personal details."
The text above was copied from Google's website: "Google doesn't run lotteries, and your email address hasn't been selected to win a prize. Do not reply back with your personal details."

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      Jakub Wawrzyniak 9 years ago from Ireland

      come on u cant fall for this

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      Srinivas Rajan 9 years ago

      Believe me, the lure of money blinds everything and people like me have fallen for it . I ended up spending about 41,000/- and ended up getting nothing . Please don't fall into the same trap .

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      Daniel Pyle 9 years ago

      Hey thanks for the hub....It is this type of scam that runs rampant across the internet. Which makes some legitimate opportunities seem too good to be true...Two years in internet and network marketing has yielded many a scam just like this into my inbox...the first thing that I would urge you to do is delete any email with a lottery or winnings claim....I usually just hit reply and then get the confirmation that the email address is invalid...Doing what I do...I nail every single spammer out there to a tree....People hate me for that but I want to keep things legitimate for those of us doing business online..Thanks again for the hub.

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      msms 9 years ago

      These spammers and Nigeria-billioinnaire dreams thugs cheats are in plenty on net for a few hundred dollars... good to expose them

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      Rob Jundt 9 years ago from Midwest USA

      Nice expose. These, unfortunately, run rampant on the net. Thanks.

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      Chuck Nugent 9 years ago from Tucson, Arizona

      Great hub Jimmy. But it appears that they forgot to ask you for your bank account number so they could deposit your winnings. LOL Chuck

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      Eric Graudins 9 years ago from Australia

      This sort of stuff has been going on forever.

      Bulk mailers, chain letter forwarders, and now in this technological age - Spammers - send em out.

      People keep responding.

      So they send more out.

      You won't get rid of this kind of stuff until the part of the brain that handles the desire of people to get something for nothing is surgically removed.

      No matter how much advice you give people to stay away, there's always that little, niggling voice in their heads saying . . .

      "I know, but maybe THIS one is legitimate . . . ."

      And the one in maybe one million who responds makes it all worthwile for the spammers. (@ Rajan - I feel for you! )

      And results in clogged up mailboxes for the rest of us.

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      sylvan 9 years ago

      Thanks for the heads up, my mom asks me about these all the time.

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      hus 8 years ago

      I got one too. Really a stupid jerk who did this. nonsense? you just wait for your turn to be fooled....for those honest people out there help others fight this unwanted scam....too many and too much already....

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      tahoedad 8 years ago

      Here's the one I received today...

      Dear Lucky Winner , Permit me to start this mail by congratulating you as one of our lucky winners of the SECOND QUARTER of the 2008 GOOGLE E_LOTTO PROMOTIONS. In a bid to unify email services offered by all email giants, GOOGLE came out with its internet user rewarding promotions aimed at improving the lots of all email users.

      The May winnings was spectacular as many email users were selected at random by e-balloting software. Due to high turnover for the past months, the prizes were quite awesome with our highest winner going home a whooping sum of Seventy Five Thousand Pounds(£75,000.00GBP).That was the highest winning since the inception of the e-lottery promotion by Google.

      You are being notified because your email address was selected randomly by the e-balloter. Your prize winnings stands at Seventy five Thousand Pounds. (£75,000.00GBP)This amount is subject to change with time depending on the number of winners claims received by the claims depart of Google E-lotto. Below are your winning details;Winning Batch Number: GIL/96/05/07Reference Number:GIL/UK/ID/05607Pin: 4791Winning amount:Seventy Five thousand pounds. (£75,000 GBP)

      To proceed with your claims, Send your response which include your name, contact details and winning details to our Claims Agent, Mr.Grant Tancredi email:(tancredi_glotto@yahoo.co.uk) Phone: +44-702-401-5857 Fax: +447-024-058-766

      Winning Batch Number: GIL/96/05/07 Reference Number:GIL/UK/ID/05607Pin: 4791Winning amount:Seventy Five Thousand Pounds

      To proceed with your claims, Send your response which include your name, contact details and winning details to Grant Tancredi for processing and remittance of your funds.

      Once More, Accept our felicitations.

      Sincerely,Grant For Google World.

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      kristy 8 years ago

      I just received a email from Google stating that it was their ten year aniversary, and that i just won the same amount of money. Cant these jerks just leave me alone. I guess what the say is right. The love of money is the root of all evil. Darn scam artist.

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      grumpyjacksa 8 years ago from south africa

      i had a similar thing in my yahoo box a while ago , claiming to be from yahoo . of course , you had to pay a small fee to claim your prize . wonder how many people fell for that one......

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      guidebaba 8 years ago from India

      What a Scam. How can these people send such mail and then consider themselves smart and clever. They are the Biggest FOOLs on Earth.

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      JohnnyV 8 years ago

      Why would someone pretending to be from Google have a Hotmail address?? Stupid as a sack of rocks...

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      2patricias 8 years ago from Sussex by the Sea

      The sad thing is that there are people who fall for these scams! I also get fake phone calls, which begin, 'Congratulations, you have been selected...' (I usually hang up at that point.)

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      compu-smart 8 years ago from London UK

      These people who send these emails to thousands of people are really quite smart! as there will always be people who are NOT smart, and think its all real and send account details or payments to secure winnings!!

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      bluewings 8 years ago from Milkyway

      I am aware of such emails using Yahoo's name , but the ones I received using Google's name have , so far , been about making money working for Google.However, those are mostly spams ( although not all of them scams) and obviously not from Google. I know that people still do fall into the traps of such phishers because the internet surfer is growing by the hour, but I was surprised to read the second comment here.

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      nicole 8 years ago

      I also got this spam :

      You won £500,000.00 GBP in Google Online Give-away promotion. Contact Mr Francis Henson with the following details below through this email: mrf.henson002@googlemail.com. YOUR WINNING DETAILS ARE AS FOLLOW:Computer Generated Profile Numbers (CGPN):7-22-71-00-66-12, Ticket number:00869575733664,Serial numbers: / BTD/8070447706/06, Lucky numbers:12-12-23-35-40-41(12)

      I googled bout this Mr Francis Henson, maybe these spammers experienced a bit by using googlemail. but why did they send it to yahoomail not to gmail if it's a google promotion? still such a moron..

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      ahmadnaim 8 years ago from Earth in where people's smile is worthful than platinum

      haha be very very careful out there my friend cuz internet can be your best friends and your worst enemies

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      Wali 8 years ago

      Oh really, this message reminds me something:as far as there is a stupid, poor will survives some how!!! :-)

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      toty 8 years ago

      Be carefully I recive one yesterday and one today following.

      WE CELEBRATE WITH YOU.‏From:Awardheadofficelondon@microsoft.co.uk (ss.mmm5@aliceadsl.fr)You may not know this sender.Mark as safe|Mark as unsafeSent:Tuesday, September 02, 2008 11:42:50 PMTo:

      Yahoo Awards Center

      BRITISH MICROSOFT E-MAIL SELECT AWARD FROM HEAD OFFICES LONDON 25st, 8. 2008.

      British Microsoft AwardHeadquarters: Customerservice

      33 Yatch Basin Marina Offices, UponTyne Newcastle London

      Attn: Winner

      Your email address have just won a Yahoo cum Windows live prize money of (ONE MILLION BRITISH POUNDS STERLING) (GBP£1,000,000.00) today 25st, of Aust, 2008

      Award winners emerge through random selection of all active email subscribers online. Six are selected monthly to benefit from this promotion.

      Payment Of Prize And Claim

      Winners are to be paid in accordance with his/her Settlement Centre. This Prize Award must be claimed in not later than 15 days from date of draw notification after which unclaimed prizes are cancelled.

      WINNER NO: 4

      These are your identification numbers: BATCH NUMBER:MFI/07/APA-43658REFERENCE NUMBER: 2007234522AWARD WINNING NO: 4

      These numbers fall within the South African file. Thus, you are requested to contact our fiduciary agent in Johannesburg and send your winning identification numbers to him:

      Contact No: Foreign Transfer Agent

      NAME MR CLEMENT DUBE UNITED KINGDOM MICROSOFT AWARD REPRESENTATIVE AGENT IN SOUTH AFRICA

      TEL: 0027780791577 OFFIC FAX NO: 0027866476669 E-mail clementdubebma@hotmail.com

      clementdubebma1@hotmail.com

      Kindly send the following information to your claim agent to facilitate the release of your fund.

      1 .Full name................. 6. Country........................

      2. Telephone Number........ 7. Fax Number.................... 3. Sex.................. 8. Date of birth...............

      4. Marital Status..............

      5. Occupation.................. 9. Contact Address............

      10. Copy of your International passport or Drivers license.........

      Once your agent acknowledge receipt of this required detail, transfer would commence.

      ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////

      You won in google promotions with the following Lucky numbers: 12-12-23-35-40-41(12)‏

      From:Google Online Lottery (googleonlinelottery1@mchsi.com)You may not know this sender.Mark as safe|Mark as unsafeSent:Saturday, September 06, 2008 10:38:08 AMTo: You are a winner of 500,000.00 GBP in our online Give-away You are requiresend the following details Your full names sex Address Mobile No Occupation Country age to the following mr newtonbrown(mrnewton.brown4@live.com. your winning details as follow ComputerGenerated Profile Numbers (CGPN):7-22-71-00-66-12 Ticket number: 00869575733664Serial numbers: / BTD/8070447706/06 Lucky numbers:12-12-23-35-40-41(12

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      Mr. G 8 years ago

      There is a female from North Africa who calls herself Mrs. Elizabeth Taylor age 23, Whose late father apparently left her $30,000,000.00 USD who needs some assistance to release the funds!!! What a load of Bullshit!!!!!!! Watch-out!!!!

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      JohnKhoo 8 years ago

      One of the obvious thing to let us judge on wether the email is scam or not is the sender's email addresses. I can say 100% email sent via free mail like hotmail, yahoo mail, google mail are all scams. Why don't they just be wise a little bit next time not to send via free email? Coz it is too obvious for other people to know that they are SCAMMER.

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      sos 8 years ago

      BRITISH MICROSOFT E-MAIL SELECT AWARD FROM HEAD OFFICES LONDON 19th, 9. 2008. British Microsoft AwardHeadquarters: Customerservice 33 Yatch Basin Marina Offices, UponTyne Newcastle London Attn: Winner Your email address have just won a Yahoo cum Windows live prize money of (ONE MILLION BRITISH POUNDS STERLING) (GBP?1,000,000.00) today 19th, of September, 2008 Award winners emerge through random selection of all active email subscribers online. Six are selected monthly to benefit from this promotion. Payment Of Prize And Claims.Winners are to be paid in accordance with his/her Settlement Centre. This Prize Award must be claimed in not later than 15 days from date of draw notification after which unclaimed prizes are cancelled. WINNER NO: 4 These are your identification numbers: BATCH NUMBER:MFI/07/APA-43658REFERENCE NUMBER: 2007234522AWARD WINNING NO: 4 These numbers fall within the South African file. Thus, you are requested to contact our fiduciary agent in Johannesburg and send your winning identification numbers to him: Contact No: Foreign Transfer Agent NAME MR CLEMENT DUBE UNITED KINGDOM MICROSOFT AWARD REPRESENTATIVE AGENT IN SOUTH AFRICA TEL: 0027780791577 OFFIC FAX NO: 002786 566 8051 E-mail clementdubebma@hotmail.com clementdubebma1@gmail.com Kindly send the following information to your claim agent to facilitate the release of your fund. 1 .Full name................. 6. Country........................ 2. Telephone Number........ 7. Fax Number.................... 3. Sex.................. 8. Date of birth............... 4. Marital Status.............. 5. Occupation.................. 9. Contact Address............ 10. Copy of your International passport or Drivers license......... Once your agent acknowledge receipt of this required detail, transfer would commence. Congratulations!! Once Again.Yours in service, Dr.( Prof ) John Martins (British Microsoft Award Manager)NOTEYou are hereby advised not to disclose the content of this Prize Award until your money have been remitted to you to avoid disqualification that will arise from dual claim. Best Regard,DR. C. Mark Van Lottery Board Director

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      Erin 8 years ago

      I got the same "francis henson" email today, and they are now sending it from the email address winners@googlepromotions.org, which looks more legit. i hope people still don't fall for it. if you go to googlepromotions.org, there is no website there - another easy way to check on the legitimacy of these scams.

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      VIKAS KOHLI, INDIA 8 years ago

      Keep yourselves away from this kind of lucarative mails. This only leads you for mental and financial tence. I too received this kind of mail and handover this to Economics Wings and Special Cyber Crime Investigating Deptt. within seconds after receive these to nab the culprits who they think smarter in their own way. By now they will behind bars. But my sincere request to all of you to take away from this kind of mails. Bye

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      alzain 8 years ago

      thanks for the warning guys,i had a doubt that the email was a hoax because it didn't have the offical google logo.

      nice websitr

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      pawan kumar 8 years ago

      HAVE A LOOK OF THIS EMAIL & BEWARE OF SUCH SCAMMERS:

      This Email is to inform you that you emerged a winner of 1,000,000 British Pounds on our on line draws.

      Your e-mail address attached to ticket number 564 75600545-188 with serialnumber 5388/02 drew lucky numbers 7-14-18-31-45, which consequently won in the 2ND category, you have therefore been approved for a lump sum pay out of 1,000,000 (One Million Pounds Sterling ).

      1.Full names...2. address....3.Mobile number...4.Faxnumber..........5.Occupation.....6.Sex...........Age......9.Email Address................................

      Prize Claim Inquiries:Please Contact our Verification service center so that they can provide youwith more information's about how to claim your won prize.

      FIDUCIARY AGENT OFFICERSir Barry OwenEmail: fiduciary_barryowen007@yahoo.co.ukTel: +447031922622

      Faithfully,Mr Gerald SmithZone Co-coordinator for BRITISH INTERNATIONAL LOTTERY.Sweepstakes International Program.

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      knslms 8 years ago from North Carolina

      I get these all the time, I have often woundered if people are actually falling for this.

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      Elesse 8 years ago

      I'm rich!!!

      Received one like those, from same google online promo. The numbers are the same from Jimmy. So, we'll have to fight to see who gets the prize. See you on battlefield :) :) :) :) :) :) :)

      The stupid email:

      info@g-promotion.co.uk para undisclosed-re. mostrar detalhes 30 Nov (1 dia atrás) Responder

      Your e-mail have emerged as a winner of £500,000.00 GBP (Five Hundred Thousand British Pounds) in our 1Oth anniversary online giveaway draws.Your Winning details are as follows: Computer Generated Profile Numbers (CGPN):7-22-71-00-66-12, Ticket number: 00869575733664, Serial numbers:/BTD/8070447706/06, Lucky numbers: 12-12-23-35-40-41(12).

      Contact your processing agent (Mr. Francis Henson) who has been assigned to handle your winning file and payment processing with the contact below:Mr. Francis Henson,Email: agent.francishenson1@gmail.com

      Sincerely,Mrs E. Squier.

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      arak1547 8 years ago from Akron

      Obviously a 419er. There are actually websites out there that bait these guys and get them to incriminate themsleves (or just make them look stupid) The best one is the 419 eater website at http://www.419eater.com/ The best one I've seen was the one where Chris Hansen of Dateline NBC scammed the scammer in to thinking he was going to be getting a bunch of MONEY!

      http://video.msn.com/video.aspx?mkt=en-US&...

      Obviously they aren't that bright.

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      Georgie 8 years ago

      I received the same thing! Anyway, I chased it all up, and they said

      Send postage and handling charges to (etc.) to receive your prize. Yes, I think its a scam!!!

      Well, Have a great day! Thankyou for confirming it for me, too, as now i know! Thanks!

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      Wizzywigg 8 years ago

      If you were to run a competition for who receives the most of these types of e-mails, I'm sure I'd win! I've been receiving around 40 per day for the last 2 years! My fault I guess as I do encourage spam, in between the rubbish you can find useful info, but the things these people dream up are incredible!

      I received one from an African who apparenty started the internet! Yup he was the creator and to prove it he even gave a link to a website that praised his achievements! Then there's the Christian Ministries annual giveaway of charity money and a link to a genuine catholic web site.

      Lady Windsor, currently living in Africa but unfortunately dying of cancer has several billion that she doesn't want her family to get their hands on, so she wants me to give it to her cats, and THE director general of the Nigerian National bank is in the unfortunate position of having to 'dispose' of several billion that was left in an account by a presumed dead terrorist. I just need to send him all my personal and bank details together with a blank sheet of paper with my signature at the bottom. Of course I'll mail it first class!

      Be warned however that some of these scams can be quite clever. I received one once from Yahoo, and it even had a link to their site so that I could check, well it looked exactly like a yahoo site and I almost, nearly......signed in !

      Oh by the way, I forgot to tell you....the only one that isn't a scam is the google award, apparently they are celebrating 10 years and they're giving away fortunes, look out for it in your mail box but you must respond immediately or you lose it.

      (Joking!)

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      Motaz 8 years ago from Egypt

      it occures evey day online

      i even received a mobile message claimed to be from NOKIA UK

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      noodle 8 years ago

      what if i tell them my info?im such a stupid before to reply them.stupid me.what should i do?

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      James Paterson 8 years ago from Scotland

      So long as you haven't given them your banking details you should be safe, but if you have given them out you should contact you bank as soon as possible to stop any transactions before it is too late, good luck.....jimmy

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      krishnamurthy.M.s 8 years ago

      this is nothing but scam to cheat people who believe in getting fast bucks . Do not fall prey. I too had received this E mail said to be from google but verified and found bullshit

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      sarita from india,surat 8 years ago

      i got a mail from ggogle new year promotion winning cash 500000 british pounds prize from google.on 1st january.i knew that it's a fake...not true but, i have respoced him by given ids & contact with them,..as a result...they have given me so many details ...or delievery opitins to get winning cash....& i tried to contact with them as given theirs number.....just come to know that ...how rudlly they are making fool to people..& now there after sending with all details....since i haven't received any mail from them.....hope i will not get it again...

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      renjivarkey@yahoo.com 8 years ago

      I had a discussion with almost 15 winners. they all lost their money.

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      Sister 8 years ago

      Thanks for all your information. It confirmed for me what I had been thinking all along. This is my first time to receive this kind of email. Once again, thank you all.

      Your E-mail has Won in our End Of Year Online AnniversaryPromotion.SEND WINNING DETAILS:Computer Generated ProfileNumbers (CGPN):7-22-71-00-66-12,Ticket number:00869575733664Serial numbers:/BTD/8070447706/06 Luckynumbers:12-12-23-35-40-41(12)To:Mr.Francis HensonEmail:fhenson01@aol.com Thanks For Using Google.

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      David Fremlin 8 years ago

      My wife got the message today. The idle sod can't even be bothered to change the winning numbers. But his own e-mail is now giveaway.agent01@gmail.com.

      An unusual feature: he gave a genuine return address, belonging to a (presumed innocent) hotelkeeper in Costa Rica.

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      bryan 8 years ago

      i just got this exact email...I knew it was a scam right off the bat.

      had to google it to see...sure enough...SCAM.

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      Cecil 8 years ago

      thanks for the hub. thanks for the warning guys. thanks for all your information. that so stupid email.

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      chiranjib nath 8 years ago

      Dear Sir,Respectfully i beg to state that i have get a mail from Google 10th Anniversary Awards Centre Feb.

      20th, 2009 in London, United Kingdom

      Tel: +Tel: +447010513236 that i am win Thousand Great British Pounds (? 500,000.00) and organized by Google Inc., held on Feb. 20th, 2009 in London, United Kingdom.in the mail seeking of my personal information .so the requird data has been given bellows

      1. Full name:2. Country:3. Contact Address:4. Telephone/Fax no.:5. Marital Status:6. Occupation:7. Sex:8. Age:Director of Operations: Dr. Cibor JeronimE-Mail:googlecenter51@hotmail.comTel: +447010513236Please do not reply if you are NOT the owner of this email address Congratulations!! Sincerely Yours,Google Management Sir,I therefore request to your organisation it is real or not kindly intimation me as early as possible.

      Thanking you

      Chiranjib Nath

      India

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      colapunk 8 years ago

      got one too!

      Dear Valued Customer, Your e-mail have emerged as a winner of £500,000.00 GBP (Five Hundred Thousand British Pounds) in our on-going promotion.Your Winning details are as follows: Computer Generated Profile Numbers (CGPN):7-22-71-00-66-12, Ticket number: 00869575733664, Serial numbers:/BTD/8070447706/06, Lucky numbers: 12-12-23-35-40-41(12). Contact Mr. Francis Henson for more details through the contact below: Mr. Francis Henson, Email: winners.newyearpromo.09@gmail.com Sincerely, Mrs Alice Galon

      sent from a-galon@bezeqint.net...

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      hamid 8 years ago

      thanks for the hub.

      ----------------------------------------------------------

      Here is the mail what i got.

      =====================================

      You won £500,000.00 GBP in Google Online Give-away promotion. For more info/how to claim your prize,send your winning Ticket number:00869575733664,CGPN:7-

      22-71-00-66-12,Serial numbers:BTD/8070447706/06,Lucky numbers:12-12-23-35-40-41(12) and personal details to the processing agent with these E-mail:claim.processing.agents@gmail.com ,mr.francis_henson2009@live.com

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      Inga-Lill 8 years ago

      I have got one today! 13 mars 2009.

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      Satyendra 8 years ago

      fromclaims@googlelotto.comreply-tomr.francishenson@live.com

      todate3 April 2009 04:19subjectGoogle Give-Away Promotion(Congratulation)

      hide details 04:19 (9 hours ago) Reply

      You won £500,000.00 GBP in Google Online Give-away promotion.For more info/how to claim your prize,send your winning Ticketnumber:00869575733664,CGPN:7-22-71-00-66-12,Serialnumbers:BTD/8070447706/06,Lucky numbers:12-12-23-35-40-41(12)and personal details to the processing agent with theseE-mail:claims.processing.agents@gmail.com,mr.francishenson@live.com

      This is what i received today morning -

      Nothing to say more aftre reading above all comments abt it...

      Just take it easy and keep doing healthy browsing..

      Good luck -

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      king 8 years ago

      this is really pathetic that these people make their fool by themselves i also recieved the same king of crap today morning. I just entered a few kewords on google n got information about the scam it really sucks man!

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      Knave 8 years ago

      Why arent these scammers being arrested? How hard can they be to find? Somewhere in the money transaction there should be a way to trap them.

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      Keyur 8 years ago

      Hey guys,

      I received the same kind of mail from some different id. Text of the mail is mentioned below:-

      "fromGoogle Online Promotion ©2009 <mrnewton.brown4@live.com>todateFri, Apr 17, 2009 at 4:41 AMsubjectAttn:mailed-byucsc.edu

      hide details 4:41 AM (6 hours ago) Reply

      You won the sum of 500,000.00GBP in the on-going Google promotion, you areto contact Mr Newton Brown The online agent assign to handle your funds formore information Email: mrnewton.brown4@live.com. send the following: FullName , Mobile No, Occupation, Age, Sex, Country. Below are your winningdetails Computer Generated Profile Numbers (CGPN):7-22-71-00-66-12 (NoTicket Sold)"

      I think some group of people like want us to cheat.

      But I cant get how they can steal money from us?

      Please revert me how they can make money by sending such stupid mails???

      Thanks,

      My email ID is anandjiwalakeyur@gmail.com

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      Avish 8 years ago

      hello everybody, at last, i get it also:

      fromGoogle Online Promotion ©2009 <mrnewton.brown4@live.com>todateFri, Apr 17, 2009 at 4:02 AMsubjectAttn:mailed-byucsc.edu

      hide details 4:02 AM (8 hours ago) Reply

      You won the sum of 500,000.00GBP in the on-going Google promotion, you are to contact Mr Newton Brown The online agent assign to handle your funds for more information Email: mrnewton.brown4@live.com. send the following: Full Name , Mobile No, Occupation, Age, Sex, Country. Below are your winning details Computer Generated Profile Numbers (CGPN):7-22-71-00-66-12 (No Ticket Sold)

      Great Post, 10X. ;-)

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      RobertHassey 8 years ago from United Kingdom

      Like P.T. Barnum said, "A sucker is born every minute." There's a strategy of generating traffic called email marketing in which from 10,000 emails you send, maybe 3% actually visit your site, and from that 300 visits 10 people actually buy from you. So if your product is $25.00, just by sending 10,000 emails you can get $250.00. There are software that can mine people's emails and save them, and software for mass sending of emails, so all you really need to do is sit for a long time in front of your PC.

      I suppose it's the same with these false emails that trick people into spending and sending money and detailing their credit card info just to get hold of some elusive prize. So who do we think these scammers are kidding? A lot. The small minority that take them seriously, however, aren't as lucky.

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      onlinemarketingsc 8 years ago from United Kingdom

      Con people will always abound, if only because scamming the gullible is just another business opportunity, wherein the returns outweigh the investment. The post on email marketing above makes that point clearly: you just have to throw a large enough net and some fish will get caught; then you have to keep doing it again and again until even the not so bright fish learn to avoid you. Emails, phone calls, websites, pamphlets. The medium used may vary, but scams are scams. It's good you posted this to inform people.

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      ogonek 8 years ago

      I recieved the same mail today!

      "You won the sum of 500,000.00GBP in the on-going Google promotion, you are to contact Mr Newton Brown The online agent assign to handle your funds for more information Email: mrnewton.brown4@live.com.Below are your winning details Computer Generated Profile Numbers (CGPN):7-22-71-00-66-12 (No Ticket Sold)"

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      Patsy 8 years ago

      Yup - 1 May 2009 and I have just received it. A much shorter one than yours, but the various numbers, including the "winning ticket number" were identical to yours. Also, it was addressed to "none", so how could I have been picked out as the winner? The address they gave for me to contact them was promo.announcement11@gmail.com. Though tempted to flame them, I resisted. ;-)

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      Islander 8 years ago

      Hi All,

      Got one of these today. So their scam continues...

      fromAlan Carr <Alan.Carr@ucd.ie>reply-tomrf.henson01@msn.com

      todateSun, May 3, 2009 at 2:04 PMsubjectGoogle Online Promo © 2009mailed-byucd.ie

      hide details 2:04 PM (4 hours ago) Reply

      Dear Valued Customer,Your e-mail have emerged as a winner of £500,000.00 GBP (Five Hundred Thousand British Pounds) in our on-going promotion.Your Winning details are as follows: Computer Generated Profile Numbers (CGPN):7-22-71-00-66-12, Ticket number: 00869575733664, Serial numbers:/BTD/8070447706/06, Lucky numbers: 12-12-23-35-40-41(12).

      Contact Mr. Francis Henson for more details through the contact below:

      Mr. Francis Henson,Email: giveaways.promoonline.2009@gmail.com

      Sincerely,Mr Alan Carr.

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      forlan 8 years ago

      fraud people everywhere. if they could make million dollars, why they tell to us

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      leyla 8 years ago

      also got one..

      vanGoogle Online promotion ©2009 <winner@googlemail.com>Antwoorden opmrnewton.brown@live.comaandatum11 mei 2009 13:03onderwerpWinnerdetails verbergen 13:03 (29 minuten geleden) Beantwoorden

      From The Email Ballot Of the Google Give Away promotion, We annouce you winner of 500,000.00 GBP (Five Hundred Thousand British Pounds) in our online Give-away promotion.Your email address was linked with our Computer Generated Profile Numbers(CGPN) Winners were selected randomly through a computer ballot system from worldwide users of the Google search. YOUR WINNING DETAILS ARE AS FOLLOW: Computer Generated Profile Numbers (CGPN):7-22-71-00-66-12 Ticket number: 00869575733664 Serial numbers: / BTD/8070447706/06 Lucky numbers: 12-12-23-35-40-41(12) You are to contact mr Newton Brown For More Information. Email: mrnewton.brown@live.com Regards Google-Online Co-ordinator

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      another one 8 years ago

      Dear Valued Customer,Your e-mail have emerged as a winner of £500,000.00 GBP (Five Hundred ThousandBritish Pounds) in our on-going promotion.Your Winning details are as follows:Computer Generated Profile Numbers (CGPN):7-22-71-00-66-12, Ticket number:00869575733664, Serial numbers:/BTD/8070447706/06, Lucky numbers:12-12-23-35-40-41(12).Contact Mr. Francis Henson for more details through the contact below:Mr. Francis Henson,Email: mrf.francis.g.promo09@googlemail.comSincerely,Antonella Puggioni

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      got that one to 8 years ago

      man, i thought it was true, but when i googled it, it was just a scam! shame on those who spread these scams! but really, i knew this was just too good to be true. hehehe

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      ximena 8 years ago

      I recieved exactly the same email today!!!! with the same lucky numbers! of course it is a lie!

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      Bob 8 years ago

      who would fall for this ?

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      Manish 8 years ago

      Hi...dude good informetion

      I also gat the same mail.....this not one of it kind i have got many of these please check below..

      fromcheke usu <cheke503@msn.com>reply-tochekeusu@gmail.comtodateThu, Apr 23, 2009 at 9:45 PMsubjecta good businessmailed-bymsn.comhide details Apr 23 Reply

      Hi,I will like you to help me, in the transfer of fund worth($3.2Million) into your account, we have to share it 50%to 50% and i believe that you can not cheat me after thetransfer, i will send you more detail about this transfer assoon as i hear from you. pls reply at:chekeusu@gmail.com

      then hi send me the next mail...

      fromcheke usu <cheke03@live.fr>tomanish.morey@gmail.comdateFri, Apr 24, 2009 at 7:28 PMsubjectread in detailmailed-bylive.frhide details Apr 24 Reply

      Dear Manish, read this message in detail for your full understanding about this transaction. I am CHEKE USU. the Director in charge of Auditing section Bank Of Africa (B.O.A). Forgive my indignation if this message comes to you as a surprise. AS IT MAY INTEREST YOU TO KNOW, I GOT YOUR IMPRESSIVE INFORMATION THROUGH THE INTERNET SEARCH HERE IN OUAGADOUGOU BURKINA-FASO. I FASTED AND PRAYED FOR THREE DAYS BEFORE I CONTACT YOU TO BE MY PARTNER. I have decided to contact you on a project that will be very beneficial for both of us. During our auditing in this Bank,I came across some amount of money belonging to a deceased foreigner who died with his wife and their three children in a plane crash.The fund has been dormant in his account with this Bank without any claim of the fund in our custody from his relation before my discovery to this development. The said amount is U.S $3.2.00(THREE MILLION TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND UNITED STATES DOLLARS).Our Banking law stipulates that if such money remained unclaimed after 5 years, the money will be transferred into the Bank treasury as unclaimed fund.The request of foreigner as next of kin in this business is occasioned by the fact that the customer was a foreigner and a Burkinabe cannot stand as next of kin. I dont want this money to go into the Bank's treasury as unclaimed Bill. Be assured that this transaction is 100% risk free. On conclusion of this Project, you will be entitled to 40% of the total sum as gratification, while 60% will be for me. Please you have been adviced to keep "top secret" as I am still in service and intend to retire from service after I conclude this deal with you. I will fly down to your country for subsequent sharing of the fund according to percentages previously indicated and further investment will be discussed. On your acceptance to be my partner, i will send you a text of application to fill and send to the bank for payment approval.Regards.Cheke Usu

      this in not his real name ....the sender ramain unknow....please dont get in to it......its a scam...i have searched ont net for this....

      after some dayes they ask you for money for a parsal..to send to you...and so on....

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      shippo canada 8 years ago

      Hey jimmy thanks for this, i googled this, as it wasn't picked up in my spam, as all others do. If it was true jimmy, then you have been cheated, as i had the same numbers as you, but i won 850k GB Pounds..alas i shall not collect as i feel all this money would ruin my life..LOL.. How stupid do they think we are (or nearly)

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      sYLVIE 8 years ago

      I received this kind of e-mail , i just contacted the RCMP and the SQ in Canada at www.phonebuster.com. We should always act as so, this is the only way we hope this kind of junk will disapear from the net, But there will always be intelligent people using there intelligence to scam others. ciao, Sylvie

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      Gary Canton 8 years ago

      Hi Folks,

      This obvious scam is easily punished. Simply press the report spam button and leave Google and their lawyers sort out thes idiots.

      Whatever about not even changing the winning numbers, the scammers didn't even get a native english speaker to proof read their email. Anybody who has English as their first language or even a fluent foreign speaker would have noted the clanging grammar

      Report the spam and they will be hunted down by Google who understandably resent their corporate identity being used in this fashion. I'm just surprised that google allow somebody to use their name in the email address.

      HIT THAT REPORT SPAM BUTTON..

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      Adipvpster 8 years ago

      Guess what? I just recieved the same e-mail. Although it doesn't seem like the one above, the adresses provided are same

      Here it is

      Dear Valued Customer,Your e-mail has emerged as a winner of £500,000.00 GBP (Five Hundred Thousand British Pounds) in our on-going promotion.Your Winning details are as follows: Computer Generated Profile Numbers (CGPN):7-22-71-00-66-12, Ticket number: 00869575733664, Serial numbers:/BTD/8070447706/06, Lucky numbers: 12-12-23-35-40-41(12). Contact Mr. Francis Henson for more details through the contact below:Mr. Francis Henson,Email: giveaways.promoonline08@googlemail.comSincerely,Mrs Sarah Johnson.

      Like I have such luck ^_^

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      morris 8 years ago

      its funny that they use gmail and the logo of google, yet google doesn't stop them , trace them , and handle them to the authorities.

      GOOGLE GIVE-AWAY WINNING NOTIFICATION!!! This E-mail is to inform you that your e-mail emerged as a winner of £500,000.00 GBP (Five Hundred Thousand British Pounds) in our online Give-away draws. GoogleUK has successfully organized for the second time a Cash Give-Away in the UK. Over £20,000,000.00 (Twenty Million British pounds) is to be given out for this Draws. No purchases of tickets were required. Participants for the draws were randomly selected from a world wide range of web searchers who use the Google search engine (Googler) and other Google ancillary services. Google is now the biggest search engine worldwide and in an effort to make sure that it remains the most widely used search engine, Google is running an e-mail beta test. Your email address was linked with our Computer Generated Profile Numbers(CGPN) and attached to the following details: Computer Generated Profile Numbers (CGPN):7-22-71-00-66-12, Ticket number: 00869575733664, Serial numbers:/BTD/8070447706/06, Lucky numbers: 12-12-23-35-40-41(12), was picked among our lucky winners to receive £500, 000.00 British pounds. Winners were selected randomly through a computer ballot system from worldwide users of the Google search engine. YOUR WINNING DETAILS ARE AS FOLLOW: Computer Generated Profile Numbers (CGPN):7-22-71-00-66-12 Ticket number: 00869575733664 Serial numbers: / BTD/8070447706/06 Lucky numbers: 12-12-23-35-40-41(12) To claim your give-away prize, send the following. Your full names................. , sex...........................

      ....,Location............................Alternate e-mail address..................Your winning details................. To your processing agent (Mr. Francis Henson) who have been assigned to handle your winning file and payment processing. Your Processing Agent contact: Mr. Francis Henson, Email: giveaways.promoonline003@gmail.com Sincerely, Mrs Konrad M. Johnson.

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      REVIKUMAR N.V 8 years ago

      I got a mail from "Google 10th Anniversary Awards Centre" stating that you have won an award of one million Five HundredThousand Great British Pounds (£ 1.500, 000.00) and asked me to send my address etc. I responded to that query just to check whether it is a valid address. Today I got the response as shown below.

      fromganicersary lotto <glotto.pdc05671@gmail.com>toRevikumar Vasudevan <revikumarv@gmail.com>

      dateFri, Jun 5, 2009 at 6:43 AMsubjectPRIZE PAYMENT OPTION .......................mailed-bygmail.com

      hide details 6:43 AM (2 hours ago) Reply

      Google 10th Anniversary Awards Centre,94 Marylebone High Street, London W1U 4RY, United Kingdom.

      Dear Award winner

      Attention : Revikumar N Vasudevan.

      This is to acknowledge the receipt of the requested data and theconfirmation of your reliability in our 10th Anniversary Awardspromotion.

      The original copy of your award certificate and two other documents(Money Laundering Certification & an affidavit of claim as an Awardwinner) from the British Government stating that the money was legallyobtained through the Google 10th Anniversary Awards promotionprogramme will be sent to you via FedEx courier as soon as you meetwith any of the optional requirements listed below. Meanwhile, yourwinning certificate will be sent to you first via email attachment soas to enable you acknowledge the correct spelling & arrangement ofyour names.

      We wish to inform you that all authorities involved have certifiedpayment of your Award all amounting to one million Five HundredThousand Great British Pounds (£ 1.500, 000.00) which is your prizemoney from Google Anniversary awards, a for-profit philanthropic wingof Google UK which was organised & drawn through a computer ballotsystem from a combination of different email directories around theglobe. Be informed that instruments for payment for the sum of onemillion Five Hundred Thousand Great British Pounds (£ 1.500,000.00) toyou is already in our possession and would be processed upon meetingthe requirements of your selected payment Option. You can now beginthe final step of the claims process, which is the transferring ofyour cash prize into your Bank account or dispatching of a CertifiedBank Cheque through FedEx Courier to your nominated address.

      The options, together with their associated conditions are presented below:

      Option 1: Your Awards Legal Documents & a Certified Bank Cheque forone million Five Hundred Thousand Great British Pounds (£1.500,000.00) will be sent to you via FedEx Courier service, which isour assigned courier company. FedEx Courier service would bring yourawards documents & Certified Bank Cheque to the address you providedus with as written below (You are allowed to correct or amend yourcontact information in your next mail):

      Name: Revikumar N Vasudevan.Address: Ravi Nivas(H),SMP Colony Road, EroorSouth(PO),Tripunithura-682306,Kochi,Kerala INDIA.

      You will be required to send your international passport, driver’slicense or ID card to us via email attachment as it will be used for aproper identification of you during delivery of your Award documentsand Certified Bank Cheque by the FedEx Courier Service.

      Option 2: Your prize money will be wired to your bank account via anautomated direct wire transfer system operated by nominated payingBank. Hence you would be required to send in your complete Bankinginformation, i.e.

      Account Name:Account No.:Bank NameBank Address:Swift code:IBan (If Applicable):MIR (If Applicable):IFS Code (If Applicable):

      I expect an email from you immediately making a selection from the twooptions above. Also call me and inform me so as to hasten up yourclaim process. Call within 7:00 hrs GMT- 22:00 hrs GMT.

      Congratulations again from all our staffs and thank you for being part of our Promotional programme.

      Sincerely Yours,

      Dr. Charles AnoguaDirector of OperationsPaying center Accra Ghana.Tele/Fax 233 241 879 108------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------After 10 years of establishment, Google Inc is worth over 23 BillionUS Dollars with over 20,000 workers worldwide making it the best andmost successful online search engine around the globe. Keep your Awardinformation confidentail.

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      Sam 7 years ago

      I got one too:

      This E-mail is to inform you that your e-mail emerged as a winner of

      £1,000,000.00 GBP (One million British Pounds) in our onlineGive-away draws.

      YOUR WINNING DETAILS ARE AS FOLLOW:Computer Generated Profile Numbers (CGPN):7-22-71-00-66-12Ticket number: 00869575733664Serial numbers: / BTD/8070447706/06Lucky numbers: 12-12-23-35-40-41(12)

      To claim your give-away prize, contact

      Your Processing Agent contact:

      Mr. Francis Henson,Email: giveaways.promonline003@gmail.com

      Sincerely,Mrs Konrad M. Johnson.

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      Crash Johnson 7 years ago

      man, I honestly very nearly fell for that, I was just like, "wow, here I am wondering how to find the money to buy luch and now I can get 500 grand?" man, cheers for putting this up man,its good that I can search online and have it debunked. I wonder why they didn't ask for my account details?

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      Marvel 7 years ago

      Just received one as well. Notice the lame name and the email address where it came from..

      --------------------------------------------------

      Email: mrg.benfield02@gmail.com Sincerely, Mr Peter Janot.

      dateSat, Jun 27, 2009 at 7:48 AMsubjectGoogle Online Promo © 2009mailed-byuniv.trieste.ithide details 7:48 AM (1 hour ago) Reply

      Dear Valued Customer, Your e-mail has emerged as a winner of £500,000.00 GBP (Five Hundred Thousand British Pounds) in our on-going promotion.Your Winning details are as follows: Computer Generated Profile Numbers (CGPN):7-22-71-00-66-12, Ticket number: 00869575733664, Serial numbers:/BTD/8070447706/06, Lucky numbers: 12-12-23-35-40-41(12). Contact Mr Grahams Benfield, for more details through the contact below: Mr Grahams Benfield,, Email: mrg.benfield02@gmail.com Sincerely, Mr Peter Janot.

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      Philosopher  7 years ago

      I have received two emails of such kind of scam. One about 1 year ago, and other today. When I got the first one scam email, I honestly responded and exchanged many messages with them until they asked me to pay 1,000 USD first for the wiring cost. I realized it is a scam. After this experience, I can easily recognize whether it is a scam or not. Here are some guidelines.

      1. What kinds of email hosting they are using? Can you imagine that a google winning promotion plan would use a hotmail email account?

      2. Google the subject they are sending and you will find out the truth, just like this nice bug.

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      Beatrix, Jakarta 7 years ago

      I also got this kind of email. I thought I would never got this kinda email since I'm in Jakarta, Indonesia. But when I tried to find out about this promotion and ended up in this hub. Gosh.....I finally know that they do this all around the world!

      However, below is the email that I received a couple days ago:

      fromGoogle Promotions <winners@google.co.uk>reply-tomrg.benfield02@msn.comtodate1 July 2009 00:37subjectGOOGLE GIVE-AWAY WINNING NOTIFICATION!!!hide details 1 Jul (2 days ago) Reply

      Dear e-mail user, Your e-mail has emerged as a winner of £850,000.00 GBP (Eight Hundred And Fifty Thousand British Pounds) in our on-going promotion.Your Winning details are as follows: Computer Generated Profile Numbers (CGPN):7-22-71-00-66-12, Ticket number: 00869575733664, Serial numbers:/BTD/8070447706/06, Lucky numbers: 12-12-23-35-40-41(12). Contact Mr Grahams Benfield, for more details through the contact below: Mr Grahams Benfield,, Email: mrg.benfield04@gmail.com Sincerely, Mrs Anna Janot.

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      Lucky 7 years ago

      What? I didn't really win? I just bought a boat and a house...boy, this sux

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      Ariel 7 years ago

      I guess the scammer had become a little... slightly smarter.. I got the same e-mail and the content is exactly the same (apart from the different numbers). Just that for now, they create a different e-mail account.. it's no longer using hotmail, but gmail account! (which makes this scam even more plausible) but still, the huge amount is unbelievable.. it's too good to be true.. Don't fall to prey to this scam =)

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      Jan 7 years ago

      Just got this email -

      Your e-mail has emerged as a winner of £500,000.00 GBP (Five hundred thousandBritish Pounds) in our on-going Google Promotion. Your Winning details are asfollows: Computer Generated Profile Numbers (CGPN):7-22-71-00-66-12, Ticketnumber: 00869575733664, Serial numbers:/BTD/8070447706/06, Lucky numbers:12-12-23-35-40-41(12). Contact Mr Grahams Benfield, for more details throughthe contact below:Mr Grahams Benfield,Email: grahamsbenfield002@gmail.comSincerely,Ms. Natalie Jones

      What am I going to do with all the money?

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      janis 7 years ago

      noGoogle Promotions <winners@google.co.uk>adrese atbild?mmrg.benfield09@msn.com

      kamdatumsceturtdiena, 2009, 16 j?lijs 01:48tematsSuccess Alert...(Congratulations)

      sl?pt deta?as 01:48 (pirms 13 stund?m) Atbild?t

      Your e-mail has emerged as a winner of £500,000.00 GBP (Five hundred thousandBritish Pounds) in our on-going Google Promotion. Your Winning details are asfollows: Computer Generated Profile Numbers (CGPN):7-22-71-00-66-12, Ticketnumber: 00869575733664, Serial numbers:/BTD/8070447706/06, Lucky numbers:12-12-23-35-40-41(12). Contact Mr Grahams Benfield, for more details throughthe contact below:

      Mr Grahams Benfield,Email: grahamsbenfield002@gmail.com

      Sincerely,Ms. Natalie Jones

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      Matty 7 years ago

      Thanks for posting this. The email has since changed (much shorter now and includes a name of a person to contact) but it is recognizable by numbers they generated to "identify" you- exactly the same as the ones in yours.

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      demillicent 7 years ago

      It amazes me that people are still falling for these scams. There are almost daily warnings about internet fraud. Greedy people are always getting scammed. Greed more than ignorance is the reason people lose money to these thugs.

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      Diptansu 7 years ago

      I got the same mail today .. be careful ..

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      Pat 7 years ago

      I just got the same email. How can people think that we can drop into this crap specially when it is send from another service supplier.

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      I Knew It 7 years ago

      I received it too, and knew it was a scam when I saw the prize money was in British pounds. Google is an American company!

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      sanjeet 7 years ago

      Hey i have also received this type of email,claiming that i have won 500,000 pound.I would like to thank all the user who posted and shared their words here.This is all "bull-shit".Hey Users THANKS.............

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      Vicki 7 years ago

      The interesting thing is that the google mail spam filter is really very good - but it did not pick this one up!

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      elisabete lincoln 7 years ago

      i got that email too.but mine had a diferent email attached to it i have pasted so u can all see .i told them in a reply i new it was a scam and i was ignoring their emails everyday 3 emails is sent to me saying i have won millions what sucks is one day i may actually win something for real and i will end up deleting it thinking it to be a scam .dont this idiots have anything else to do.i mean who is going to send money to them to relase money that dnt realy exist?

      --

      Dear Googler,

      Your e-mail has emerged as a winner of £500,000.00 GBP (Five hundred thousand

      British Pounds) in our on-going free Google Promotion. Your Winning details

      are as follows: Computer Generated Profile Numbers (CGPN): 7-22-71-00-66-12,

      Ticket number: 00869575733664, Serial numbers: BTD/8070447706/06, Lucky

      numbers: 12-12-23-35-40-41(12). Contact Mr Terry Miller, for more details

      through the contact below:

      Mr Terry Miller,

      Email: terrymunit.2@msn.com

      Sincerely,

      Mrs. Becky Williams.

      (Online Co-ordinator)

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      Patrick 7 years ago

      I got almost the same e-mail look!

      Dear Googler, Your e-mail has emerged as a winner of £500,000.00 GBP (Five hundred thousandBritish Pounds) in our on-going free Google Promotion. Your Winning details areas follows: Computer Generated Profile Numbers (CGPN): 11-04-56-05-33-78, Ticketnumber: 10567575888623, Serial numbers: BTD/4071447890/09, Lucky numbers:22-44-01-32-50-78(90). Contact Mr Terry Miller, for more details through thecontact below:Mr Terry Miller, Email: t.errymagt@24.tc Sincerely,Mrs. Becky Williams.(Online Coordinator)

      It was send from this adress: Google Online Promotion 2009 (t.errymagt@24.tc)

      People beware!!

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      iskra1916 7 years ago from Belfast, Ireland.

      Great hub Jimmy !

      These scamsters are scumbags, i wouldn't mind so much if they targetted the rich but they seem to target ordinary folk hoping to get a vulnerable 'mark.'

      They need kneecapped!

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      Richard 7 years ago

      They almost got me yesterday this is what they sent to me: GOOGLE®

      (Uk. Regional Office) Google Incorporations

      Stamford New Road,

      Altrincham Cheshire,

      WA14 1EP

      London,

      United Kingdom.

      Dear winner,

      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 your success in the following official publication of results of the E-mail electronic online Sweepstakes organized by Google Award Incorporation, in conjunction with the foundation for the promotion of software products,(F.P.S.)held on the 23RD of october 2009,in United kingdom, A Draft of £450,000.00 (Four Hundred and Fifty Thousand Great British Pounds) will be issued in your name.

      For verification purpose be sure to include the following information below

      (1) Your residential address:

      (2) Your Tel(Mobile):

      (3) Your Nationality/Country:

      (4}Your Full Names:

      (5) Age.

      Note: You are to keep your prize information confidential and do not inform any body about your prize until your prize are remitted and delivered to you in your residential home address because lots of people are found of claiming people's prize so you are required to keep all your prize information’s and transaction confidential to avoid your funds not delivered to you.

      Do not inform your lawyer anymore Google Award Incorporation will issue you a new lawyer.

      follow the link to veiw the promotional website of Google Award Incorporation.

      Website: http://www.awards-xp.net

      Congratulations

      Executive Secretary,

      Frank Smith.

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      Richard 7 years ago

      They almost got me yesterday this is what they sent to me: GOOGLE®

      (Uk. Regional Office) Google Incorporations

      Stamford New Road,

      Altrincham Cheshire,

      WA14 1EP

      London,

      United Kingdom.

      Dear winner,

      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 your success in the following official publication of results of the E-mail electronic online Sweepstakes organized by Google Award Incorporation, in conjunction with the foundation for the promotion of software products,(F.P.S.)held on the 23RD of october 2009,in United kingdom, A Draft of £450,000.00 (Four Hundred and Fifty Thousand Great British Pounds) will be issued in your name.

      For verification purpose be sure to include the following information below

      (1) Your residential address:

      (2) Your Tel(Mobile):

      (3) Your Nationality/Country:

      (4}Your Full Names:

      (5) Age.

      Note: You are to keep your prize information confidential and do not inform any body about your prize until your prize are remitted and delivered to you in your residential home address because lots of people are found of claiming people's prize so you are required to keep all your prize information’s and transaction confidential to avoid your funds not delivered to you.

      Do not inform your lawyer anymore Google Award Incorporation will issue you a new lawyer.

      follow the link to veiw the promotional website of Google Award Incorporation.

      Website: http://www.awards-xp.net

      Congratulations

      Executive Secretary,

      Frank Smith.

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      Charmaine 7 years ago

      I think we should bombard their e-mail address's to really stuff them around. If they got 10000 emails blocking the works they may just give up.

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      Luis Mancera 7 years ago

      For example:

      de GOOGLE PROMO

      hora local del remitente Enviado a la(s) 04:43 (GMT-02:00). Hora local del remitente: 11:55 ?

      responder a grahams.benfield009@8u8.com

      para

      fecha 1 de enero de 2010 04:43

      asunto You won £850,000.00 GBP in Google new year promotion

      You won £850,000.00 GBP in Google new year promotion. Ticket

      number:00869575733664,CGPN:7-22-71-00-66-

      12,Serial,numbers:BTD/8070447706/06,Lucky numbers:12-12-23-35-40-41(12).

      For more info, For more info contact Mr Graham Benfield,

      Email:benham.promotion2009@gmail.com

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      MsLowrie 7 years ago

      Here's the one I got:

      GOOGLE HAPPY NEW YEAR PROMO

      From: Google Promo 2010 beto@wminas.com

      Reply to: mrg.benfield.2009@msn.com

      Your e-mail has emerged as a winner of £ 500,000.00 GBP (five hundred thousand

      pounds) in our ongoing Google Promotion. Your winning details> are: Computer

      Generated Profile Numbers (CGPN) :7-22-71-00-66-12, ticket number:

      00869575733664, Serial numbers: / BTD/8070447706/06, Lucky Numbers : 12-12-23

      -35-40-41 (12). Contact Graham Benfield, for more> information through the

      contact below: Mr Graham Benfield,

      Email: info.g.promo2010@gmail.com.

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      aBaDy 7 years ago

      Here's the one I got:

      GOOGLE PROMO

      16 jan? 2010 3:00 pm

      Reply to: giveawayteam09@live.com

      You won £850,000.00 GBP in google promotion.Ticket

      number:00869575733664,CGPN:7-22-71-00-66-

      12,Serial,numbers:BTD/8070447706/06,Lucky

      numbers:12-12-23-35-40-41(12),giveaway.team.231@gmail.com

      ----------------------------------------------------------------

      This message was sent using IMP, the Internet Messaging Program

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      antti vaalama 7 years ago

      I just received an email from 2010 GOOGLE AWARD PROMOTION that I have won $500,000.00 USD and a Brand New Toyota Camry 2010 Model Car. I have not had any doing with Google like this. Can You just imagine to win money and a car without doing anything. Fortunately I opened these pages on Google and I have found that everything is SCAM and CRIMINAL.

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      Mandeep Singh 7 years ago

      Yup - 1 May 2009 and I have just received it. A much shorter one than yours, but the various numbers, including the "winning ticket number" were identical to yours. Also, it was addressed to "none", so how could I have been picked out as the winner? The address they gave for me to contact them was promo.announcement11@gmail.com. Though tempted to flame them, I resisted. ;-)

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      DEVESH K AGRAWAL 7 years ago

      THE Google UK GIVE-AWAY TEAM.

      Belgrave House, 76 Buckingham Palace Road

      London SW1W 9TQ, United Kingdom. P O Box 1010

      TEL:+44 703 1949460,+44 703 1931229

      Fax: +448704710767, +44 700 597 8372 .

      Dear Googler,

      You are welcome to the Verification/payment Processing Unit of the Google Giveaway Team. I am Mr. Graham Benfield acting as the processing/fiduciary agent of all our lucky winners for this year draw. Your email was received and duly acknowledged.please pardon me for the late response. Am pleased to inform you that your email address have been checked and it falls among our 24 lucky winning email addresses for this year draw.

      Note, No purchase of ticket was required for this draw, all Participants (email addresses) for this draws were randomly selected from a worldwide range of web searchers who use the Google search engine(Googler) and other Google ancillary services and this is how your email was discovered and used among others for this year anniversary promotions. You have been confirmed as a winner of £500,000 GBP(Five hundred thousand Great British Pound Sterling) which is your winning payout for Category A winners. This cash is from the total prize money of £12,000,000 GBP shared among the 24 lucky winners in this year anniversary giveaway promotions.

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      Devesh Agrawal 7 years ago

      I got the above posted fraud message.

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      Nandini 7 years ago

      Hello, I received the same email you guys are talking about today from Google Online Promotion 2010. Thanks for sharing this with everyone.

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      ana juaristi 7 years ago

      Just received one:

      You won £ 500,000.00GBP. (CGPN):7-22-71-00-66-12, Ticket number: 00869575733664,

      Serial numbers:/BTD/8070447706/06, Lucky numbers:12-12-23-35-40-41(12). Contact

      Mr. Graham Benfield, E-mail: g.promotion.1313@gmail.com

      Coming from Google Promotion ©2010

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      Jennifer 7 years ago

      Scam not that unusual. Currently I have received numerous emails over the past 3 week running similar scams. Here's the list. Two received from Central Bank of Nigeria, one each from Dr. Donald Ogaji and Ngozi Philips both claiming they will give me 20% of any profit they make while using my bank account to transfer money. 5 from Robert s. Mueller FBI counter-terrorism division and cyber crime division. Mueller says I get a 2.3 million dollar tax-free payout from oversea somewhere, it only costs $260 dollars to collect. Both Alicia Jones and Esther Moore say I have won $500,000 during a random draw from unnamed internet companies. Ma Delun from the Operations Department of the Bank of China wanted my bank account number and personal information supposedly so we could enter into some sort of business deal. Rosemary Campbell says I won a lot of money in a "trunk box" sceme (whatever that is) I only needed to send her $250 and my personal information. Vanessa Cooke of UK Lottery Internation Promotion INC., says I just won $50,000 and she needs $180 dollars and my personal information to proccess the claim. I was also contacted by Musa Ahmed of South Africa. He wanted my personal and banking information so he could send his family money they needed to survive. Supposedly he had to flee the country and the government froze his accounts. Oh, and by the way I contacted the FBI and the IC3 several weeks ago about someone using the FBI to scam people. Haven't heard back from them, and probably won't.

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      Scign 7 years ago

      I arrived at this page after clicking the top link in the Google search results for "on-going Google Promotion", having received one of these myself. Mine was short and simple, and very similar to Ana's above. Headers and all replicated below (except my email address):

      Delivered-To: xxxxxxxxxx

      Received: by xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx with SMTP id p44cs251958wep;

      Tue, 15 Jun 2010 11:06:24 -0700 (PDT)

      Received: by xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx with SMTP id t8mr9390143ybh.97.1276625183329;

      Tue, 15 Jun 2010 11:06:23 -0700 (PDT)

      Return-Path:

      Received: from smtp.unifesp.br (smtp.unifesp.br [200.17.25.250])

      by mx.google.com with ESMTP id 35si3532584ywh.64.2010.06.15.11.06.19;

      Tue, 15 Jun 2010 11:06:23 -0700 (PDT)

      Received-SPF: pass (google.com: domain of linda.bernardes@unifesp.br designates 200.17.25.250 as permitted sender) client-ip=200.17.25.250;

      Authentication-Results: mx.google.com; spf=pass (google.com: domain of linda.bernardes@unifesp.br designates 200.17.25.250 as permitted sender) smtp.mail=linda.bernardes@unifesp.br

      Received: from smtp.unifesp.br (localhost [127.0.0.1])

      by smtp.unifesp.br (Postfix) with ESMTP id 1A4C22EDA55;

      Tue, 15 Jun 2010 15:08:41 -0300 (BRT)

      Received: from unifesp.br (correio.unifesp.br [172.22.29.31])

      (Authenticated sender: linda.bernardes@unifesp.br)

      by smtp.unifesp.br (Postfix) with ESMTPA id C72532EDA36;

      Tue, 15 Jun 2010 15:08:36 -0300 (BRT)

      Received: from 188.132.163.10 ([188.132.163.10]) by correio.unifesp.br

      (Horde MIME library) with HTTP; Tue, 15 Jun 2010 15:04:32 -0300

      Message-ID:

      Date: Tue, 15 Jun 2010 15:04:32 -0300

      From: Google Promotion =?iso-8859-1?b?qTIwMTA=?=

      Reply-to: mrg.benfield.2009@msn.com

      To: undisclosed-recipients:;

      Subject: Your e-mail has emerged as a winner of

      =?iso-8859-1?b?ozUwMCwwMDAuMDA=?= GBP in our on-going Google Promotion...

      MIME-Version: 1.0

      Content-Type: text/plain;

      charset=ISO-8859-1;

      DelSp="Yes";

      format="flowed"

      Content-Disposition: inline

      Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit

      User-Agent: Internet Messaging Program (IMP) H3 (4.1.6)

      X-Virus-Scanned: ClamAV using ClamSMTP

      Your Winning details are as follows: (CGPN):7-22-71-00-66-12, Ticket

      number:00869575733664, Serial numbers:/BTD/8070447706/06, Lucky

      numbers:12-12-23-35-40-41(12).Contact Mr Graham Benfield.

      Email: winners.g.promotion2010@gmail.com

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      Eugenia Springer 7 years ago

      I received this a few hours ago (It was so ridiculously suspect I had to check it out. I did not respond to the email):

      Your Winning details are as follows: (CGPN):7-22-71-00-66-12, Ticket

      number:00869575733664, Serial numbers:/BTD/8070447706/06, Lucky

      numbers:12-12-23-35-40-41(12).Contact Mr Mark Johnson.

      Email: giveawayteam09@live.com

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      shahar 7 years ago

      I have received this mail a few hours ago.

      from: Google Promotion ©2010

      reply-to mrg.benfield.2009@msn.com

      Your e-mail has emerged as a winner of £500,000.00 GBP in our on-going Google Promotion...

      mailed-by unifesp.br

      Your Winning details are as follows: (CGPN):7-22-71-00-66-12, Ticket

      number:00869575733664, Serial numbers:/BTD/8070447706/06, Lucky

      numbers:12-12-23-35-40-41(12).Contact Mr Graham Benfield.

      Email: winners.g.promotion2010@gmail.com

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      Andrew 7 years ago

      Below is what I received today it seems the prize keeps getting bigger:)

      Your E-mail just WON £850,000 British Pounds in our on-going Google Promo!

      Your details are: Ticket #: 00869575733664, E-mail ID Code :65332, Payment: Category A. Participants for this promo were randomly selected from worldwide range of web searchers who uses Google search engine Googler and other Google ancillary services. For payment, write to Mr. Grahams Benfield immediately on these two Emails: paymentunit.grahamsbenfield@gmail.com & graham.benfield@live.co.uk.

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      Fran 6 years ago

      Seems like they are still at it. I "googled" Dr. Eli Anderson, who, according to the e-mail received, is the "Coordinator" for the awards promotion and no one of significance pops up. Now wouldn't some that is connected to Google is such a way be listed in their own search engine? Shame on them!

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      Clyde 6 years ago

      This is the one i got

      Google/Msn Online Promotion 2010

      Dear Googler,

      We bring to your notice the result of June 2010 draws as we are glad to inform you that Your e-mail has emerged as one of the lucky winners of

      £500,000.00 GBP (Five hundred thousand British Pounds) in our on-going free online Google/Msn Promotion. Your Winning details are as follows:

      Computer Generated Profile Numbers (LFC): 1-4-6-4-73-78, Ticket number:

      10007345285690, Serial numbers: UK/007644154/09, Lucky numbers:

      2-4-1-45-50-78(97). Contact Mr Terry Miller, for more details through the contact below:

      Mr Terry Miller,

      Email: terrygm.1@msn.com

      Sincerely,

      Mrs. Becky Williams.

      (Online Co-ordinator)

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      Clyde 6 years ago

      Seems Mr Terry Miller has multiple email addresses ;)

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      danny odle 6 years ago

      i actually won 750,000 bps

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      ukbeccie 6 years ago

      Can't believe this is still going around - I guess some ppl must be falling for it! This is what I got, deleted it straight away, then fished it out of the trash to share with you.

      Is Danny Odle in on the scam?

      ukbeccie

      You won 500,000.00GBP in the on-going Google Online Promotion.You are to

      contact Mr Graham Poll Email: mr.graham.poll3@gmail.com for more

      information.

      Regards

      Mrs Debora

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      S.Kavya 6 years ago

      HEY i also receive the same mail

      Attention : S. Kavya

      We acknowledge the receipt of your email & confirmation of details required for your selected payment option. You have been officially cleared for payment by the verifications department of the Google 12th Anniversary Awards programme. Attached is a scanned copy of your award certificate to enable you acknowledge the correct arrangement & spelling of your names.

      Be informed that your award certified Bank cheque for £ 500, 000.00 & original copies of five (5) other legal documentations including your award certificate, Money Laundering Protection Certificate & an affidavit of claim as an award winner from the British Government stating that the prize money was legally obtained through the Google Anniversary Awards programme would be sent to you through FedEx courier service. You would also be required to confirm the correctness of your shipping address as written below to avoid wrongful shipment of your award parcel;

      Name: S.Kavya

      Ref. code: GGL2010/114/M-12

      In addition to confirmation of the above shipping details, all international award winners would be required to pay for their award parcel shipment/handling, administrative & insurance charges as calculated below;

      FedEx Shipping & handling charges: £ 135.00

      Parcel Insurance charge: £ 65.00

      Administrative charge: £ 50.00

      Shipment Tax: £ 150.00

      Total: £ 400.00 = Rs. 30,000.00-Thirty Thousand Indian Rupees only

      The Management of Google Anniversary Centre has taken out an Insurance cover agreement sealed with a policy that restrict us from any form of deduction at source to avoid misappropriation of award funds, which is in accordance with section 19A sub-section 2 of the UK Insurance Laws on award money, donation & lottery winnings. Inview of the aforementioned reason(s), the above stated charges MUST be paid upfront before your award parcel is dispatched.

      As soon as you confirm your readiness to pay the above parcel shipment charges, we shall provide you with the account details of our representative in India to enable you make a cash deposit of the required shipment fee so that your parcel can be dispatched immediately.

      Upon the receipt of the above charges, your award parcel including your certified Bank cheque for £ 500, 000.00 would be dispatched (through FedEx courier) to the shipping address you provided in line with laid down procedures. Note that the period of delivery for International parcels via FedEx courier ranges from 24-72hrs (1-3 working days) depending on your location.

      All award winners living outside the United Kingdom MUST claim their prizes not later than 21 days from the date of notification or we'll forced to cancel their files & return their prizes to source as unclaimed. Should you have any question(s) or queries do not hesitate to call or email us for clarifications.

      Congratulations again from all our staffs and thank you for being part of our Promotional programme.

      Sincerely yours,

      Dr. Klas Ollepali

      Director of Operations & award Co-ordinator

      Google 12th Anniversary Award Centre, London UK.

      Tel: +44 871 315 0967 +44 701 099 5209; Fax:+44 870 495 6313, +44 870 471 8742

      ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

      Larry Page and Sergey Brin committed 1% of Google’s equity, 1% of profits, employee time, and in-kind giving of products and services to doing good. Keep your award information confidential to avoid double claims.

      Whether this is true or not.

      baecause they send winning certificate also.

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      Kunal Saxena 6 years ago

      Hi I receivied Below mail from google.

      I dont know about the authenticity of the mail , more over i dont know from where i should find out ?

      This is general format of mail sent to everyone they wanted.

      -------------------------------------------------------

      Google Gmail Incorporation

      30 Leicester Square. City,London.

      Country, United Kingdom.

      Postal/Zip Code, WC2H 7LA

      ===================================

      Dear Winner

      We wish to congratulate you once again on this note, for being part of the 13 winners selected for the Annual Lottery Promotions. Gmail Incorporation/ Rediffmail Lottery felicitate with you and your family. This promotion was set-up to encourage the active users of the Gmail and Rediffmail and other internet user's.

      I wish to formally announce to you that you have successfully pass the requirements, statutory obligations, verifications, validations and satisfactory report Test conducted for all online winners.

      hence all has been set for the diplomat ( Mr. Tom Cole)to proceed with the delivery of your winning funds to your home address which you have provided to this office. Our diplomat ( Mr. Tom Cole) will arrive India to deliver your won parcel to you and further proceed to Malaysia to deliver other consignment after he must have handed over your won parcel containing a valid cheque of (500,000.00 GBP worth 40,200,000 INR ( Four Crore Two Lahks India Rupees) to you.

      Let it be known to you that all taxes has been paid by (Google Gmail Incorporation/ Rediffmail Lottery Board).Therefore, you will only be required to pay for the Clearing charges which is 32,000 INR only for the clearing of your consignment from the Indian custom upon the arrival of the delivery officer to your country India.

      To avoid any delay of carrying out his duty as stipulated, you are advice to make available the required 32,000 INR when he arrives to enable him fulfill the normal Indian customs clearing obligations at the International Airport for your parcel to be released and pass custom's clearance without hesitation. We advise you keep your winnings confidential until our diplomat arrives your doorstep for a maximum security of our diplomat.

      Please note that your custom will demand for the list charges below:

      Custom Clearance Fees : 18,000 INR

      Registration Of Package : 4,000 INR

      Immigration Charges : 10,000 INR

      ---------------

      TOTAL AMOUNT = 32,000 INR

      DISPATCH DETAILS

      BRITISH AIRWAY FLIGHTS DETAILS

      DEPARTURE TIME: 7:15pm UK time Date 17th/ Oct / 2010

      ARRIVE TIME: 10:00 am India time Date: 18th/ Oct/ 2010

      Flight No: British Air BR 0014.

      According to our flight information booked by this company, the flight will arrived in INDIA then our diplomat will take a local flight or any other possible means to your state where he can locate your designated address. The Diplomat (Mr Tom Cole) will also assist you cash your winning cheque in any of your local Bank and lodge it in your account and then take photographs with you and your family before leaving.

      Kindly note that you have to make a cash deposit of Rs. 32,000 to India custom before our representative diplomat Mr. Tom Cole can leave the airport to your home contact address given to him.Note That you have to fill this form below..

      Receiver's Name:

      Receiver's Address:

      Telephone Number:

      Country:

      State:

      A scan copy of your photo:

      Please ensure that you co-operate with him and follow his instructions and directives to avoid any delay in handing over your winning cheque to you.The Diplomat ( Mr. Tom Cole)will also assist you to any of your local Bank and help you cash your winning cheque upon delivering your cheque to you and take a photograhps with you and your family before leaving.

      Once again congratulations from the Google Gmail Incorporation/ Rediffmail Lottery Board your satisfaction is our priority and we look foraward to providing you the best of our quality service.

      Please Call me if you have any misunderstanding

      Thank you for your understanding.

      Regards,

      Mr. Cox Rooney

      Tel: {+44} 7017408046 Or {+44} 7017408028.

      This e-mail is intended only for the above addressee. It may contain privileged information.If you are not the addressee you must not copy, distribute, disclose or use any of the information in it.If you have received it in error please delete it and immediately notify the sender. Please don't print this Email unless you really need to..

      -------------------------------------------------------

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      notice 6 years ago

      Your E-mail has Won 1,000,000.00 Pounds by the Casino-Web Lottery Promo.

      To file for your claim fill the form below and send it to our

      (For Claims Contact)

      Name: Barrister Prest Smith.

      Tel: +44 701 113 7922.

      E-mail: barr_prestsmith03@live.co.uk

      Full Name:, Address:,Nationality:,Occupation:,Country:,Age:,Sex:,Tel:

      Accept my hearty congratulations once again!

      Yours faithfully,

      Management.

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      Ulric 6 years ago

      Another funny thing I noticed. I just found an email that looks kinda like yours except it looks really real, although I can tell it is a scam, because Google just settled a law suit against their Google Buzz service, thus now would not be the time to be doing any form of give-away. I have replied to the email asking for contact information for the organization giving away the prizes and for the representative that is supposed to be sending me my prize. I will wait to see if anyone replies and keep you guys in the loop. I look forward to their replay and i expect it to look just as fake as the original message. lol

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      taffy cat 6 years ago

      I got the same one from Google....told them to contact my lawyer for the information they needed before I could get my winnings.....strangely they never responded....

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      Anna 6 years ago

      This is mine:

      You won £ 500,000.00GBP. (CGPN):7-22-71-00-66-12, Ticket number: 00869575733664, Serial numbers:/BTD/8070447706/06, Lucky numbers:12-12-23-35-40-41(12). Contact me, Mr. Graham Benfield for more details: E-mail: graham.benfield342@gmail.com

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      Paul 6 years ago

      O My Gosh! Nearly fell for it! I just find it weird for them to ask for my bank account information!!! but my fear is i have sent them some of my personal infos? how will this affect me? help!!!!

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      kentutberapi 6 years ago

      the following email comes with a certificate with your name on right?

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      gil francisco 6 years ago

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      1 de 137 Anteriores ›You won £ 500,000.00GBP. (CGPN):7-22-71-00-66-12, Ticket number: 00869575733664, Serial numbers:/BTD/8070447706/06, Lucky numbers:12-12-23-35-40-41(12). Contact Mr. Bernard Graham for more details

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      Responder |©2011 GoogleUk New Year Promotions

      mostrar detalhes 19:28 (17 horas atrás)

      esse homem proprietario desse email abaixo ele fica falando que a gente ele se dentifica como foncionario do google

      Contact info:

      Mr. Bernard Graham

      E-mail: mr.bernardgraham@gmail.com

      Sincerely,

      Ms. Christine Paul

      ----------------------------------------------------------------

      Universidade Federal da Bahia - http://www.portal.ufba.br

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      Ejaz Khan 6 years ago

      here is what i received, i think Google should take stern action against such people.

      Ejaz Khan

      Pakistan

      ©2010 Google Promotion

      You won £ 500,000.00GBP. (CGPN):7-22-71-00-66-12, Ticket number:

      00869575733664, Serial numbers:/BTD/8070447706/06, Lucky

      numbers:12-12-23-35-40-41(12). Contact me, Mr. Graham Benfield for more

      details: E-mail: mr.graham.benfield231@gmail.com

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      Marlize Liebenberg 6 years ago

      same email... but isn't it funny that we all are have the same ticket number bha ha ha ^^, I mailed the jurk back and said: If i won something im not paying any money to get it, they can send a check! Thank you very much! hehehe ^^,

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      kizuna kenzo 6 years ago

      i think that the email that was sent among us is enveloped with a virus.

      because when i opened my that mail,

      my computer runs strange lately and when i surf the net,another page popped out of my screen, a site that i cant recall it anymore.

      but in the end, that guy will receive a very bad karma.

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      Barbara Radisavljevic 6 years ago from Templeton, CA

      I have failed to read all the comments -- I see all the originals of these letters in my spam box every day and they are automatically deleted. Anyone who's been in business on the internet can probably spot spam by its headers. Only a few spammers can get me to open the email by making it iffy enough to trick me with a subject header that really could be applicable. But there are new people entering the online world everyday that haven't built up the experience yet to ID junk mail on sight. Your Hub should help them.

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      ana 6 years ago

      I have received this email recently. I from Argentina and I think that it ts a big trap. Someone should do something to these people stop to annoy. Is embarrasing and a shame.

      I am very angry about that situation.

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      suba 6 years ago

      i got a mail like this ..

      Google Payment Office

      to subbi.89@gmail.com

      date Wed, Feb 2, 2011 at 11:44 AM

      subject CONGRATULATIONS! YOU HAVE BEEN VERIFIED AND APPROVED FOR CLAIMS (AIR FLIGHT DETAILS FOR PRIZE DELIVER!!!)

      mailed-by live.co.uk

      Images from this sender are always displayed. Don't display from now on.

      hide details 11:44 AM (1 hour ago)

      Google Gmail Incorporation

      30 Leicester Square. City,London.

      Country, United Kingdom.

      Postal/Zip Code, WC2H 7LA

      ===================================

      ATTN:WINNER

      We wish to congratulate you once again on this note, for being part of the 13 winners selected for the Annual Lottery Promotions. Gmail Incorporation/ Rediffmail Lottery felicitate with you and your family. This promotion was set-up to encourage the active users of the Gmail and Rediffmail and other internet user's.

      I wish to formally announce to you that you have successfully pass the requirements, statutory obligations, verifications, validations and satisfactory report Test conducted for all online winners.

      hence all has been set for the diplomat ( Mr. Ben Smith)to proceed with the delivery of your winning funds to your home address which you have provided to this office. Our diplomat ( Mr. Ben Smith) will arrive India to deliver your won parcel to you and further proceed to Malaysia to deliver other consignment after he must have handed over your won parcel containing a valid cheque of (500,000.00 GBP worth 40,200,000 INR ( Four Crore Two Lahks India Rupees) to you.

      Let it be known to you that all taxes has been paid by (Google Gmail Incorporation/ Rediffmail Lottery Board).Therefore, you will only be required to pay for the Clearing charges which is Rs. 35,500 INR only for the clearing of your consignment from the Indian custom upon the arrival of the delivery officer to your country India.

      To avoid any delay of carrying out his duty as stipulated, you are advice to make available the required Rs. 35,500 INR when he arrives to enable him fulfill the normal Indian customs clearing obligations at the International Airport for your parcel to be released and pass custom's clearance without hesitation. We advise you keep your winnings confidential until our diplomat arrives your doorstep for a maximum security of our diplomat.

      Please note that your custom will demand for the list charges below:

      Custom Clearance Fees : 15,500 INR

      Registration Of Package : 10,000 INR

      Immigration Charges : 10,000 IN

      ---------------

      TOTAL AMOUNT = 35,500 INR

      Important message

      Arriving at India from London Heathrow on Wednesday 2nd Feb

      Flight number From To Scheduled Departure time Arrival Terminal Updated arrival time

      BA0143 LRH DEL 3:35 2nd Feb 3 9:50 3 Feb

      According to our flight information booked by this company, the flight will arrived in INDIA then our diplomat will take a local flight or any other possible means to your state where he can locate your designated address. The Diplomat (Ben Smith) will also assist you cash your winning cheque in any of your local Bank and lodge it in your account and then take photographs with you and your family before leaving.

      Kindly note that you have to make a cash deposit of 35,500 INR to India custom before our representative diplomat Mr. Ben Smith can leave the airport to your home contact address given to him.Note That you have to fill this form below..

      Receiver's Name:

      Receiver's Address:

      Telephone Number:

      Country:

      State:

      A scan copy of your photo:

      Please ensure that you co-operate with him and follow his instructions and directives to avoid any delay in handing over your winning cheque to you.The Diplomat ( Mr. Ben Smith)will also assist you to any of your local Bank and help you cash your winning cheque upon delivering your cheque to you and take a photograhps with you and your family before leaving.

      Once again congratulations from the Google Gmail Incorporation/ Rediffmail Lottery Board your satisfaction is our priority and we look foraward to providing you the best of our quality service.

      Please Call me if you have any misunderstanding

      Thank you for your understanding.

      Regards,

      Mr. Cox Rooney

      Tell No +447017515412

      This e-mail is intended only for the above addressee. It may contain privileged information.If you are not the addressee you must not copy, distribute, disclose or use any of the information in it.If you have received it in error please delete it and immediately notify the sender. Please don't print this Email unless you really need to...

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      Manon 6 years ago

      I got this too:

      From: promotion.winners@googlemail.com

      Dear Gmail user

      Your email emerged a winner of £ 500,000.00GBP. (CGPN):7-22-71-00-66-12,

      Ticket number: 00869575733664, Serial numbers:/BTD/8070447706/06, Lucky

      numbers:12-12-23-35-40-41(12). Contact Mr. Bernard Graham for more

      details: E-mail: bernardgraham012@googlemail.com

      Sincerely,

      Ms. Fiona Jones

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      greeterjim 6 years ago

      Holy Firggin Christ - could anybody be so dumb as to not know this was a scam.

      Why would you even do anything but mark it as spam and delete it.

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      espen795 6 years ago

      i had one to i won 400.000.000 dollars.

      lol

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      Ina's Beads 6 years ago

      I got a similar e-mail this days, and i had no one to ask about this.

      now i searched and i found out that my luky number is also 12-12-23-35-40-41(12)

      "Dear Gmail user

      Your email emerged a winner of £ 500,000.00GBP. (CGPN):7-22-71-00-66-12, Ticket number: 00869575733664, Serial numbers:/BTD/8070447706/06, Lucky numbers:12-12-23-35-40-41(12). Contact Mr. Bernard Graham for more details: E-mail: bernard.w.graham03@gmail.com

      Sincerely,

      Ms. Judith Adams"

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      Robles 6 years ago

      Dear Gmail user

      Your email emerged a w i n n e r of £ 500,000.00GBP. (C G P N):7-22-71-00-66-12,

      T i c k e t n u m b er: 00869575733664, S e r i a l n u m b e r

      s:/BTD/8070447706/06, L u c k y n u m b e r s: 12-12-23-35-40-41(12). Contact

      Mr. B e r n a r d G r a h a m for more details: E-mail: mr.bern.graham001@gmail.com

      Sincerely,

      Ms. Juliet Thompson.

      (This is so fake!)

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      Robles  6 years ago

      I got this email today!

      THE GOOGLE UK GIVEAWAY PROMO TEAM © 2011.

      Belgrave House, #76 Buckingham Palace Road London SW1W 9TQ.

      TEL:+44 703 1949460,+44 703 1931229

      Fax: +448704710767, +44 700 597 8372

      Dear Googler (Winner),

      Be informed that your correspondence has been duly acknowledged. Response has been sent to you as file attachment(Microsoft format) below, please kindly download the file attachment to read full details about our 12th Anniversary/New Year Promo and how to claim your cash prize. Endeavour to fill and return the "Prize Released Order Form" that is also attached (in Microsoft format) to enable this office process your payment as early as possible. The form should reach me as soon as possible in order to avoid delay from this office.

      Congratulations to you once again!

      Sincerely,

      MR. BERNARD W. GRAHAM .

      Processing Agent, UNIT12AGT

      Verification / Processing Office.

      Do not believe it! They just want as much information about you as possible to steal your identity! & your cash if you are willing to waste some in this economy!

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      Ina's Beads Jewelry 6 years ago

      In the end it seams tha we are very lucky and rich :))))

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      Nicolette Steenkamp 5 years ago

      Google Corporation©

      Belgrave House,

      76 Buckingham

      Palace Road

      London. SW1W 9TQ,

      United Kingdom.

      Winning Number: GUK/877/798/0147

      Batch Number: GUK/699/33/0011

      Dear Winner,

      It is obvious that this notification will come to you as a surprise but please find time to read it carefully.We wish to congratulate you once again on this note, for being the winner selected this year. This promotion was held this August 2011.Reason is to set-up and to encourage the active use of the Google search engine and the Google ancillary services.

      Hence we do believe with your winning prize, you will continue to be active and patronage to the Google search engine. 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 450,000.00 (Four Hundred And Fifty Thousand Great British Pounds Sterling) We wish to formally announce to you that you have successfully passed the requirements, statutory obligations, verifications, validations and

      satisfactory report Test conducted for all online winners.

      A winning cheque will be issued in your name by Google Corporations,

      You have therefore won the entire sum of 450,000.00Gbp (Four

      Hundred And Fifty Thousand Great British Pounds Sterling) and also a

      certificate of prize claims will be sent alongside your winning cheque.

      You are advised to contact your Foreign Transfer Manager with the

      following details to avoid unnecessary delay and complications:

      Google Corporation

      Verification Manager.

      Mr. Paul Luckas.

      Email:verificationdepatment@live.com

      MrPaulLuckas@hotmail.com

      VERIFICATION AND FUNDS RELEASE FORM.

      1) Your contact address:.............

      (2) Your Tel:..................

      (3) Your Nationality:....................

      (4) Your Full Name:................

      (5) Occupation/Age:.......................

      (6)How do you feel as a winner?...........

      The Google Corporations has discovered a huge number of double

      claims due to winners informing close friends relatives and third parties

      about their winning and also sharing their pin numbers. As a result of

      this, these friends try to claim the lottery on behalf of the real

      winners. So you are hereby strongly advised once more to keep your winnings strictly

      confidential until you claim your prize.

      Congratulations from the Staffs & Members of the Google interactive Lotteries Board Commission.

      Yours Sincerely,

      Mr. Paul Luckas.

      Google Corporations 2011.©

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      syzygy 5 years ago

      Heh, just got this email:

      "©2011 Google Inc" rveltman@fiocruz.br

      show details 4:44 PM (4 hours ago)

      Dear Gmail user

      Your E-m a i l emerged a w i n n e r of £ 500,000.00GBP. (C G P

      N):7-22-71-00-66-12, T i c k e t n u m b er: 00869575733664, L u c k y

      n u m b e r s: 12-12-23-35-40-41(12). Contact Mr. B e r n a r d G r a h

      a m for more details: E-mail: mr.bernardgraham0011@gmail.com

      Sincerely,

      Ms. Mary A. Peterson

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      Usha nandhini 5 years ago

      I got message from gmail and rediffmail board organization.gmailid:ushaalagesan@gmail.com

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      SUDHAKARA.ALVA 5 years ago

      NOTIFICTION PROMOTED BY GOOGLE INC

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      James Paterson 5 years ago from Scotland

      SUDHAKARA.ALVA 3 minutes ago

      NOTIFICTION PROMOTED BY GOOGLE INC

      if you truly believe that this lottery is real then be warned that you will lose a lot of money when you try to claim your prize.....jimmy

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      winner 5 years ago

      but i have won it in real.. trust me!!

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      aditi 5 years ago

      i received an email mnc or some thing like....... that i won a lottry of 50,000$ a laptop and a free trip for us and i have to pay 20,000 as a coutum charge how funny did those hackers really think that we are fool

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      dnyaneshwar u. suryawanshi 5 years ago

      thank you for you do my idea mobile number teak my address

      NAME:-DNYANESHWAR UTTAM SURYTAWANSHI

      ADD :-At.Post. Amode B.K.

      Tal.Dist.Jalagaon

      Maharastra India

      Mo. :-9623318158

      E-Mail:-dnyaneshwarsuryawanshi2011@rediffmail.com

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      grace 5 years ago

      I got one in my mail box two days ago offering me $400,000 US. It was on "google" letterhead and immediately I was mad/hopeful...! Yes, that niggling little voice in my head says, "but it COULD be real". Hmm, yes, really a scam!

      Ok, I'm grateful for the Hub! It confirmed my suspicions. It would have been nice to pay off my house and become completely debt free but not today, Grace.

      I'd like to nail these folks to the wall. How do I do this?

      thanks!

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      Sagar 5 years ago

      But how can they ignore the label copyright acts of Google or any best branded company.It is one of the advantages which lets them to trap the innocent internet users.I think the companies whose brand labels these spammers are using must have a very strict reputation towards it and this way such spams can be avoided to a great extent!

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      Pouya 5 years ago

      Iv received one too ! now they are in south africa !

      mine is 840.000 US dollars.

      MFs !

      Ruind my day !

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      the fletch 5 years ago

      year i ceep on getting on getting this fingy saying congratuallations u have just one an iphone apple touch and sez u have to click here and tell all of your details.

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      Agene Emmanuel 5 years ago

      I receive a mail which inscription is google, at first I started processing but have not spent any money only my passport (scanned) and other information about me I sent to them, when they now refer me to their barrister, I now know is a scam, (that I won 500,000 pounds) after filling the remittance form which they sent, they keep on sending more message so as to enable them get something from. I am convince that this is fake...

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      Sunny Singh 5 years ago

      i got the same mail that i have won 500000 GBP alongwith scanned copy of passport of John David and google winning certficate alongwith UNODC(United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime), Switzerland.

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      Elke 5 years ago

      I got an email today from anna.james@googlepromo.org

      I replied saying no (no information in the email itself). After I became weary I googled it and found this...

      I replied because last week I applied for a job @ Google so I thought maybe it was relevant :( otherwise I would never reply... :(

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      Basil Stag Hare. Milk Chocolate 5 years ago

      From: "Google.Protomotion.Announcer"

      Susan Richard

      Promo Announcer

      Totally fake. Thanks so much!

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      scheherazade UK 5 years ago

      I received same suppose to be google ticket draw price of £850,000 .

      You don't need to be psychic alittle intuition you feel how stubit now and faded method these scums and so thepolice should trace them pity the one who fall for it

      And gives informations which are useful for genrating false ID and they use them for more frude wether on line or banks to draw money .

      as well as this i received so many of these one who has millions and need some one bank account to transfere this incredible amount , it is big joke i just send them back two words

      F..... off

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      koushi 5 years ago

      google give the prizes to the users is true or fake??????????

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      James Paterson 5 years ago from Scotland

      fake

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      Smriti 5 years ago

      Gawd! Thank you. I was baffled receiving that message. I thought it would be a nice gift for my parents. I sent them back, Thank god! I am on the safe side now after reading this. PEOPLE! It is a scam. Wake up!

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      raaaaaaaaaaaaaa 5 years ago

      it is afake and worng mind divert messages

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      Kamal 5 years ago

      i have also received an email form some unknown source which is introduces himself as a career of West Capital Bank, which reffered me to West Capital Bank!

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      Ashish 5 years ago

      lol m also the victim

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      sathishkumar from India 5 years ago

      I am also recived as like this. Don't believe as like this mail friends. Takecare....

      Google Gmail Incorporation

      P.O.BOX 1010,LIVERPOOL L170NL,UNITED KINGDOM.

      FROM THE DESK OF HARRY COLE.

      ==============================

      Winning Number: WZ554/30

      Parcel Identification Number : FWCS-8035398586

      Dear Beneficiary,

      This is to inform you that you have been cleared a winner of the Google Gmail Incorporation online International program. I am happy to inform you that i have forwarded your details to our Diplomat for claims SKY UNIVERSAL COURIER SERVICE you should count yourself extremely lucky to have emerged as one of the winners in this year's Google Gmail Incorporation. Your winning prize has been verified and approved for payment by this Department. Your Profile (Form) has also been received and filed along with other winning documents for Record Purpose. Delivery will be made to you by a high level diplomatic agent. You are to contact him immediately, via this email (mr.johndavid@diplomats.com) his Name is Senior Diplomat John David. On contacting him you are to send Your Parcel Identification Number : FWCS-8035398586 as the subject of mail and you are to keep your parcel ID Number very confidential for security reasons and Keep me fully updated as soon as you contact him. The Diplomatic Officer will be Arriving India and you are to send to Our Diplomatic Officer a scanned copy of your ID Proof ( ID CARD/ PASSPORT / VOTERS CARD OR DRIVER LICENSE COPY) to enable him indentify you before he arrives your country (India). Below is his personal/flight information

      Diplomat John David

      Email: mr.johndavid@diplomats.com

      ===============================================

      Departure- Date /Time: 22th November 2011 -5:15:00 p.m (UK TIME)

      Arrival Date /Time: 23th November 2011 - 9:30 a.m (INDIA TIME)

      ===============================================

      Our diplomat (Mr. John David) will arrive India to deliver your won parcel to you and further proceed to Malaysia to deliver other consignment after he must have handed over your won parcel containing a valid cheque of 500,000.00 GBP worth 40,200,000 INR ( Four Crore Two Lahks India Rupees) to you.

      Your won price parcel contains all of the following items below:

      1.) Your Winning Prize £500,000.00 Pounds.

      2.) Official Winning Certificate.

      3.) Affidavit of claims eligibility.

      4.) Documents covering source of winnings.

      5.) Brand New HP LAPTOP

      Let it be known to you that all taxes has been paid by Google Gmail Incorporation Therefore, you will only be required to pay for the Clearing charges which is 23,500 INR only for the clearing of your consignment from the Indian custom upon the arrival of the delivery officer to your country India. On Mr. John David arrival he shall contact you via your provided phone number as regards his arrival update and you are to make available your INDIAN CUSTOM CLEARANCE CHARGES (23,500 INR ) so that the diplomat can succesfully clear your parcel after payment and obtain an INDIAN CUSTOM CLEARANCE receipt that will enable the stamping in of the parcel into your country. He will then take the next available means to get to your locality and deliver your cheque to your door step and he will also assist you to any of your local Bank and help you cash your winning cheque and take a photograph with you and your family before leaving.

      .You are also require to be available at the address you have provided to our office and your mobile phone should be close to you because Mr. John David will be calling you on your mobile phone to give you instruction on how to pay for the custom clearance charge which would be needed at the international airport for clearing of your parcel containing a winning cheque worth five hundred thousand great british pounds in your name.

      Mr. John David is a Special trained Chief delivery agent officer highly respected here UNITED KINGDOM, please i advice you act as he instructs you so that you can successfully get your funds transferred immediately into your account on following instructions. KINDLY BE INFORMED THAT WITHOUT THE INDIAN CUSTOM CLEARANCE CHARGES (23,500 INR ) YOUR PARCEL CANNOT BE STAMPED INTO THE COUNTRY AND DELIVERY CANNOT PROGRESS,SO PLEASE YOU MAKE AVAILABLE.

      Notice: Please bear in mind that we have sworn a "Letter Of Affidavit" with the British High Court Of Justice, stating that the issued cheque worth Five Hundred Thousand Great British Pound Sterlings must not be tempered with or deducted from until it gets to the winner for security reasons. you are advised to keep your winning information confidential till your certified cheque is given to you. This is part of our precautionary measure to avoid unwarranted impersonation or abuse of this program by some individual..

      Endevour to fill and submit the verifications form below to Mr. John David of UNIVERSAL DIPLOMATIC DELIVERY SERVICES with the above details.

      Full Name:

      Full contact address:

      Tel number:

      State:

      Be informed that your parcel will be arriving your country within the next 48hrs of receiving this mail

      Best wishes and thanks for using Microsoft,

      +447010053526

      HARRY COLE

      Online Supervisor/co ordinator,

      INTERNATIONAL AWARENESS PROMOTIONS,

      Google Gmail Incorporation, UNITED KINGDOM.

      COPYRIGHT ©2011. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

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      santosh kumar 5 years ago

      ya man i got it today on 23.11.11

      obviously its a scam because i got it 1 month ago with different address.

      but last time i sent them that i m in delhi, and they called me on chennai airport,but actully i m residing in chennai,i went there but couldn,t find any one then told me to go for online transfer to the account,than i resisted myself,

      truly if u will respond u may fall into trouble.

      Yes it makes us mad to react but don,t believe because if they are real and they are paying for the taxes than they may also pay for custom charges,!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!SCAM!!SCAM!!SCAM!!SCAM!!SCAM!!SCAM!!SCAM!!SCAM!!SCAM!!SCAM!!SCAM!!SCAM!!SCAM!!SCAM!!SCAM!!SCAM!!SCAM!!SCAM!!SCAM!!SCAM!!SCAM!!SCAM!!SCAM!!SCAM!!SCAM!!SCAM!!SCAM!!SCAM!!SCAM!!SCAM!!SCAM!!SCAM!!SCAM!!SCAM!!SCAM!!SCAM!!SCAM!!SCAM!!SCAM!!SCAM!!SCAM!!SCAM!

      Google Gmail Incorporation

      30 Leicester Square. City,London.

      Count racy, United Kingdom.

      Postal/Zip Code, WC2H 7LA

      ===================================

      Dear Winner

      We wish to congratulate you once again on this note, for being part of the 13 winners selected for the Annual Lottery Promotions. Gmail Incorporation/ Rediffmail Lottery felicitate with you and your family. This promotion was set-up to encourage the active users of the Gmail and Rediffmail and other internet user's.

      I wish to formally announce to you that you have successfully pass the requirements, statutory obligations, verifications, validations and satisfactory report Test conducted for all online winners.

      Hence all has been set for the diplomat (Mr. Terry Fox) to proceed with the delivery of your winning funds to your home address which you have provided to this office. Our diplomat (Mr. Terry Fox) will arrive India to deliver your won parcel to you and further proceed to Malaysia to deliver other consignment after he must have handed over your won parcel containing a valid cheque of 500,000.00 GBP worth 40,200,000 INR ( Four Crore Two Lahks India Rupees) to you.

      Let it be known to you that all taxes has been paid by Google Gmail Incorporation Rediffmail Lottery Board Therefore, you will only be required to pay for the Clearing charges which is 24,500 INR only for the clearing of your consignment from the Indian custom upon the arrival of the delivery officer to your country India.

      To avoid any delay of carrying out his duty as stipulated, you are advice to make available the required 24,500 INR when he arrives to enable him fulfill the normal Indian customs clearing obligations at the International Airport for your parcel to be released and pass custom's clearance without hesitation. We advise you keep your winnings confidential until our diplomat arrives your doorstep for a maximum security of our diplomat

      DISPATCH DETAILS

      --------------------------------------------------------------------------------

      Number of Packages: 1

      Fairway Express Service: INTERNATIONAL AND OVERNIGHT

      Departure Date/time:- (Sunday) November 27th 2011- 06:25:00 PM

      Arrival Date/time:- (Monday) November 28th 2011- 09:30:00 AM

      ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------

      Kindly note that you have to make a cash deposit of Rs. 24,500 Inr to India custom at the airport before our representative diplomat (Mr. Terry Fox) can proceed to your home contact address given to him.

      You are to send us a scan copy of your recent photograph for our diplomat to recognized you as soon as he arrive and also reconfirm your full name, address and mobile number

      Please ensure that you co-operate with him and follow his instructions and directives to avoid any delay in handing over your winning cheque to you.The Diplomat (Mr. Terry Fox) will also assist you to any of your local Bank and help you cash your winning cheque upon delivering your cheque to you and take a photograhps with you and your family before leaving.

      Once again congratulations from the Google Gmail Incorporation/Rediffmail Lottery Board your satisfaction is our priority and we look foraward to providing you the best of our quality service.

      Please Call me if you have any misunderstanding

      Thank you for your understanding.

      Regards

      Mr. Harry Cole

      +447014245109

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      renu 5 years ago

      i also got this mail...even they called me.... and said etc etc etc...

      they demanding 24200rs to pay INDIAN Govt for delivering the money..

      fake dokhebaj log...

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      Harish Joshi 5 years ago

      i have also get this stupid male....................

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      Manisha 5 years ago

      I got this Mail from GooGle Mobile Awards nfpv@live.com

      Is It so......,

      Plz Reply,

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      Cyberalongdaway 5 years ago

      I just got this one and I think it's a scam although I do surveys from Google from time to time. It even comes with files that I am skeptiical to open.

      From:

      "Google Incorporations Promotion Team"

      Add sender to Contacts

      To:

      undisclosed-recipients

      Message contains attachments

      1 File (62KB)

      * Google Procedures Of Prize Claims.docGoogle Procedures Of Prize Claims.doc

      --

      Dear Google Award Winner.

      We wish to congratulate you once again on this note, for being part of our

      lucky winners selected this month of December 2011.Please read the Award

      Notification from the attach file for your Winning details and procedures,do

      contact the claims manager for claims procedures.

      The management,

      Google Security Department.

      It just doesn't sound legit.

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      Tansen 5 years ago

      OMG UR RIGHT I POSTED A COMMENT ON UTUBE ON HIS VID CUZ I GOT THE MAIL AND CAN SOMEONE TELL ME HOW HE GOT OUR EMAILS? MY NAME IS TIDUSANDJECHT10 SO SEE MY COMMENT

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      sobhan 5 years ago

      I got the same thing

      75 Ninth Avenue 2nd and 4th Floors,

      Darlaston Road, W1W 9TQ

      London, United Kingdom.

      We are Pleased to inform you that you have won a prize money of (£500,000.00 GBP)©2011 GOOGLE CORPORATION. In line with commemorating event marking of our 30th anniversary. Conjunction with the MICROSOFT CORPORATION. We collects online email for compensation and grant for both past lottery winners and the entire world public for purpose of Infrastructural development as an online compensation for all internet users. All the email addresses of the people that are active online, Among the millions that subscribed to Gmail, Rediffmail and various Microsoft window users, we only select thirteen people every year as our winners, we are congratulating you for being one of the people selected.

      Name: Mr. Terry Webster

      +447014246716

      Email: nfpv@live.com

      1. FULL NAMES:

      2. HOUSE ADDRESS:

      3. OCCUPATION:

      4. Sex:

      5. AGE;

      6. Direct Phone Number::

      7. STATE:

      8. COUNTRY;

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      dev Sheoran 5 years ago

      ya dey r fake, i got the person who want to take 24,599INR i beated him at airport he ran away......

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      vidush gupta 5 years ago

      i got same email as above...

      i replyed to them to pay my indian custom clearance from my prize or i wil pay the money when i wil get my prize... hahaha...

      Google Gmail Incorporation

      P.O.BOX 1010,LIVERPOOL L170NL,UNITED KINGDOM.

      FROM THE DESK OF HARRY COLE.

      ==============================

      Winning Number: WZ554/30

      Parcel Identification Number : FWCS-8035398586

      Dear Beneficiary,

      This is to inform you that you have been cleared a winner of the Google Gmail Incorporation online International program. I am happy to inform you that i have forwarded your details to our Diplomat for claims SKY UNIVERSAL COURIER SERVICE you should count yourself extremely lucky to have emerged as one of the winners in this year's Google Gmail Incorporation. Your winning prize has been verified and approved for payment by this Department. Your Profile (Form) has also been received and filed along with other winning documents for Record Purpose. Delivery will be made to you by a high level diplomatic agent. You are to contact him immediately, via this email (mr.johndavid@w.cn) his Name is Senior Diplomat John David. On contacting him you are to send Your Parcel Identification Number : FWCS-8035398586 as the subject of mail and you are to keep your parcel ID Number very confidential for security reasons and Keep me fully updated as soon as you contact him. The Diplomatic Officer will be Arriving India and you are to send to Our Diplomatic Officer a scanned copy of your ID Proof ( ID CARD/ PASSPORT / VOTERS CARD OR DRIVER LICENSE COPY) to enable him indentify you before he arrives your country (India). Below is his personal/flight information

      Diplomat John David

      Email: mr.johndavid@w.cn

      DISPATCH DETAILS

      ===============================================

      Number of Packages: 1

      Fairway Express Service: INTERNATIONAL AND OVERNIGHT

      Departure Date/time:- (Monday ) January 9th 2012- 06:25:00 PM

      Arrival Date/time:- (Tuesday) January 10th 2012- 09:30:00 AM

      ===============================================

      Our diplomat (Mr. John David) will arrive India to deliver your won parcel to you and further proceed to Malaysia to deliver other consignment after he must have handed over your won parcel containing a valid cheque of 500,000.00 GBP worth 40,200,000 INR ( Four Crore Two Lahks India Rupees) to you.

      Your won price parcel contains all of the following items below:

      1.) Your Winning Prize £500,000.00 Pounds.

      2.) Official Winning Certificate.

      3.) Affidavit of claims eligibility.

      4.) Documents covering source of winnings.

      5.) Brand New HP LAPTOP

      Let it be known to you that all taxes has been paid by Google Gmail Incorporation Therefore, you will only be required to pay for the Clearing charges which is 23,500 INR only for the clearing of your consignment from the Indian custom upon the arrival of the delivery officer to your country India. On Mr. John David arrival he shall contact you via your provided phone number as regards his arrival update and you are to make available your INDIAN CUSTOM CLEARANCE CHARGES (23,500 INR ) so that the diplomat can succesfully clear your parcel after payment and obtain an INDIAN CUSTOM CLEARANCE receipt that will enable the stamping in of the parcel into your country. He will then take the next available means to get to your locality and deliver your cheque to your door step and he will also assist you to any of your local Bank and help you cash your winning cheque and take a photograph with you and your family before leaving.

      .You are also require to be available at the address you have provided to our office and your mobile phone should be close to you because Mr. John David will be calling you on your mobile phone to give you instruction on how to pay for the custom clearance charge which would be needed at the international airport for clearing of your parcel containing a winning cheque worth five hundred thousand great british pounds in your name.

      Mr. John David is a Special trained Chief delivery agent officer highly respected here UNITED KINGDOM, please i advice you act as he instructs you so that you can successfully get your funds transferred immediately into your account on following instructions. KINDLY BE INFORMED THAT WITHOUT THE INDIAN CUSTOM CLEARANCE CHARGES (23,500 INR ) YOUR PARCEL CANNOT BE STAMPED INTO THE COUNTRY AND DELIVERY CANNOT PROGRESS,SO PLEASE YOU MAKE AVAILABLE.

      Notice: Please bear in mind that we have sworn a "Letter Of Affidavit" with the British High Court Of Justice, stating that the issued cheque worth Five Hundred Thousand Great British Pound Sterlings must not be tempered with or deducted from until it gets to the winner for security reasons. you are advised to keep your winning information confidential till your certified cheque is given to you. This is part of our precautionary measure to avoid unwarranted impersonation or abuse of this program by some individual.

      Endevour to fill and submit the verifications form below to Mr. John David of UNIVERSAL DIPLOMATIC DELIVERY SERVICES with the above details.

      Full Name:

      Full contact address:

      Tel number:

      State:

      Be informed that your parcel will be arriving your country within the next 48hrs of receiving this mail

      Best wishes and thanks for using Microsoft,

      +447010053526 +447010053526 +447010053526

      HARRY COLE

      Online Supervisor/co ordinator,

      INTERNATIONAL AWARENESS PROMOTIONS,

      Google Gmail Incorporation, UNITED KINGDOM.

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      Martyman Canada 5 years ago

      I just received the same email....I'm a bit perturbed as I only "won" 250,000 pounds

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      Sachin kumar 5 years ago

      Hey guys, i have received this kind of mail,i was confused ,but no more,now i know that they r fake.plz guys beware of these kind of mails.

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      mymoonlog 5 years ago from Bosnia-Hercegovina

      ....???? I recevin 500,000,00 GBP tody bat this mail is...???

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      BIG D. 5 years ago

      GOT AN AWARD TODAY SAYING I HAD WON A 500.000 GBP FROM THE FACEBOOK TEAM -- WHAT A LOAD OF HORSESHIT!!!!!

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      bkayala 5 years ago

      Got it too for 950000 pounds.

      Hope they don't infect my computer or something!

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      Scott 5 years ago

      I got this one, seems to be a better figure than most;

      Dear Apple Promo Winner,

      The first batch of results in the ongoing Apple Inc.  Mobile

      Promotional Sweepstakes is out. Congratulations! Your mobile phone

      number came out as one of the lucky winning numbers for the

      promotional Award. This entitles you to instant prize money of

      US$900,000.

      No play coupons or promotional tickets were sold. Mobile phone numbers

      were taken from databases of major telecommunication companies

      worldwide and entered in for the draws. The draws for international

      mobile phone users under your geographical region is grouped

      under category "B”.

      This promotion is being sponsored by Apple Inc. to celebrate the life

      and legacies of the late Apple C.E.O- Steve Jobs. It doubles as our

      yearly promotion geared towards promoting the Apple brand and

      saying a big thank you to all users of the brand worldwide.

      To process and remit your prize money, we request that you furnish us

      with these info:

      1. Full Names.

      2. Contact Address

      3. Your winning Mobile Number (for confirmation and final verification)

      4. Occupation.

      5. Date of Birth

      A claim file will immediately be opened for you after the receipt of

      your information. Thereafter, your claims will be processed, verified,

      legalized and funds approved for payout by the Sweepstakes Corporation

      Payment Service (S.C.P.S). Your winnings fall under the United Kingdom

      processing centre. As an international winner, an accredited attorney

      will be handling the legalisation and processing of your winnings on

      your behalf. For security reasons, you are advised to keep your

      winning information confidential till your claims is processed and

      your money remitted to you. This is part of our efforts to curb double

      claiming and impersonating.

      We look forward to hearing from you and once again, Congratulations!

      Sincerely,

      Gary Peterson

      Promotional Director

      Apple Inc. Mobile Promotions.

      1 Infinite Loop

      Cupertino,

      California 95014,

      United States

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      RAMESH MISHRA 5 years ago

      BEWARE OF ALL THESE LUCARATIVE MAILS.........I GOT IT FROM TWO DIFFERENT COMPANIES FROM THE SAME E MAIL ADDRESS.....WORTH RUPEES 10 CRORES.......IF U FOOLISH GUYS ARE GIVING ME THIS MUCH OF MONEY THEN WHAT'S THE PROBLEM IN GIVING 25,000 FOR THE CUSTOM CLEARANCE.........FOLLISHNESS HAS GOT NO LIMIT AND THIS IS ONE.........SO BE CAREFUL GUYS AND GIRLS

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      vinay 5 years ago

      The same scammer on behind me if all help we can punish them....!!!!

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      man13m@yahoo.com 5 years ago

      man13m@yahoo.com

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      romero67 5 years ago

      I live in Poland and I got one too...Please look.

      We wish to congratulate you once again on this note, for being part of our lucky winners selected this year. This promotion was set-up to encourage the active use of the Google search engine and the Google ancillary services. Hence we do believe with your winning prize, you will continue to be active and patronage to this company. Google is now the world leading search engine worldwide, and in an effort to sure that it remains the most widely used search engine, an online e-mail balloting was carried out on the Last Day Of March 2012 without your knowledge, it was officially released Today Being The Second Day Of April 2012. We which to formally announced to you that your email address was attached to a lump sum o f ?850,000GBP {Eight Hundred And Fifty Thousand Great British Pounds}...

      What a shame...I don't believe in it

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      Very concerned!!! 5 years ago

      Congratulations! you are among the 100 lucky people that won $100,000

      US DOLLARS each in the just concluded Gmail awareness campaign

      Sweepstakes.

      The Sweepstakes was organized to create awareness and encourage

      facebook email users to sign up for the all new free Gmail powered and

      hosted in Thailand.facebook launched the facebook email in November

      2010 and by March 2012 facebook users that has claimed their facebook

      email address has passed 100 million,we at Gmail were amazed about

      this great number of facebook email users within a short period of

      time,so we are aiming to tap into the facebook email success,we are

      hoping that this Sweepstakes will create awareness and encourage

      facebook email users to sign up for the all new free Gmail powered and

      hosted in Thailand.

      Winners were picked randomly from facebook via a balloting process

      supported by facebook.Your winning code is

      wumt33/us.visa23/ikobo11-85/lutrija98-99/mcfcth5-6-10/cardmt

      You are required to report at any Gmail office nearest to you and give

      them your winning code and they will pay you the prize money and give

      you the winning documents.

      Reply and give us your home address,to enable us send you a Gmail

      office address nearest to you.

      Congratulations once again!

      The Gmail Team

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      rrgreengr 5 years ago

      they are still playing this stupid trick! Be careful, guys and girls.

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      Sharon Troon 5 years ago

      When you receive a fake money award email how exactly do you verify WITH GOOGLE that it is a lot of rubbish. It would be handy to have one clear route by which to check. Some of these look pretty good and I can imagine a fair number of people, especially younger, may be taken in.

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      hunter 5 years ago

      Google Corporations.

      Belgrave House 76

      Buckingham Palace Road

      London SW1W 9TQ

      United Kingdom.

      GOOGLE NOTIFICATION.

      We wish to congratulate you once again on this note, for being part of our lucky

      winners selected this month of April 2012. This promotion was set-up to encourage

      the active use of the Google search engine and the Google ancillary services. Hence

      we do believe with your winning prize, you will continue to be active and patronage

      to this company. Google is now the world leading search engine worldwide, and in

      an effort to sure that it remains the most widely used search engine, an online e-mail

      balloting was carried out without your knowledge and it was officially released

      today. We wish to formally announced to you that your email address was attached

      the sum of 950,000.00 GBP {Nine Hundred and Fifty Thousand Great British

      Pounds Sterling}.

      We also wish to inform you that you have successfully passed the requirements,

      statutory obligations, verifications and our satisfactory report test conducted for all

      our online winners. A winning Cheque will be issued in your name by Google

      Promotion Award Team, and also a certificate of prize claims will be sent along side

      your winning Cheque.

      These are your award details.

      Security Code Number: GOOGLE/7717/GOOGLE

      Ticket No: GOOGLE/8881/7377

      Winning Number: GOOGLE/9722/555/2012

      Information's required from you are part of our precautionary measure to avoid

      double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program. To claim your won prize,

      please contact our Foreign Transfer Manager MR.BEN NELSON neatly filling the

      verification and fund release form below.

      VERIFICATION AND FUNDS RELEASE FORM.

      (1) Your contact address.

      (2) Your Tel/Fax numbers.

      (3) Your Nationality/Country.

      (4) Your Full Name.

      (5) Sex.

      (6) Occupation.

      (7) Age.

      (8) Ever won an online lottery?

      Mode of Prize Remittance.

      * Courier Delivery Of your Certified Winning Cheque Name and other Winning

      Documents safely to you.

      You are advised to contact your Foreign Transfer Manager MR. BEN NELSON

      with his private email details below to avoid unnecessary delay and complications:

      ***********************************************

      FOREIGN CLAIMS MANAGER

      MR.BEN NELSON.

      GOOGLE VALIDATION DEPARTMENT (UK).

      E-mail: pay-p@gala.net

      **********************************************

      The Google Promotion Award Team has discovered a huge number of double claims

      due to winners informing close friends relatives and third parties about their

      winnings and also sharing their identification numbers. As a result of this, these

      friends try to claim the lottery on behalf of the real winners. The Google promotion

      award committee has reached a decision from the headquarters at the United

      Kingdom that any double claim discovered by the Lottery Board will result to the

      disqualification of the winners lottery. So you are hereby strongly advised once

      more to keep your winnings strictly confidential until you claim your prize.

      Congratulations from the Staffs & Members of the Google interactive Lottery

      Board Commission.

      Yours Sincerely,

      DR. MARIA JEFFERY.

      GOOGLE ZONAL COORDINATOR

      LONDON,

      UNITED KINGDOM.

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      pascal 5 years ago

      There is no Gmail office in your country yet so you are required to

      travel to Thailand to claim the prize money at our Thai office,the

      address is Level 29 The Offices at Centralworld 999/9 Rama I Road

      Khwaeng Pathumwan Khet Pathumwan Bangkok 10330 Thailand

      Due to the fact that we need our winners to sign some winning

      documents,we prefer our winners visit our office to claim their prize

      money in person,but if there is no Gmail office in a winner's country

      and the winner is unable to travel to Thailand to claim the prize

      money at our Thai office,we can transfer the prize money to the winner

      through Western Union money transfer,and post the winning documents to

      the winner through DHL,but the winner will have to pay a government

      attraction fee of $400 United States Dollars,The fee covers all the

      necessary charges and tax a winner is required to pay before his or

      her prize money can be transferred out of Thailand.

      If you prefer your prize money to be transferred to you via Western

      Union,you will have to pay the fee to the Thai government,so they can

      permit us to transfer the prize money to you,once you pay the fee to

      them,your prize money will be transferred to you through Western Union

      within 72 hours and you will be able to receive it at any bank in your

      city within 24 hours.

      If you have a relative or friend in or near Thailand,you may tell the

      person to go to the Thailand ministry of finance and view your winning

      documents and pay the government attraction fee on your behalf,but

      note that your prize money can not be released to anybody but you.

      Congratulations once again!

      The Gmail Team

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      Bilal Haider 5 years ago

      I AM ALSO RECEIVED THIS EMAIL FROM A STUPID, THAT I WIN PRIZE!............

      BILAL.....

      ©2012 Giveaway Promo Team

      Belgrave House. #76 Buckingham Palace Road.

      London, SW1W 9TQ.

      Tel: +44 702 4084626, +44 702 4064514,

      Fax: +448704710767, +44 700 597 8372.

      13th Anniversary Online Promotions

      DEAR GOOGLER (WINNER),

      I'm pleased to inform you that your email address has been checked and it falls among

      our ten (10) lucky winning email addresses for this year promo draw. On behalf of all

      team, I'm happy to inform you that you actually emerged a winner of £500,000.00

      GBP (Five hundred thousand Great British Pounds) under Category (A), which

      is part of our New Year promotional draws. No purchase of Tickets were required

      for this draw, all Participants (email addresses) for this draws were randomly picked

      from a worldwide range of Gmail users, web searchers (our Google Search Engine users)

      and other Google ancillary services through a computer ballot system and this was how

      your email was picked. This promo is organized by Google UK Organization and it is

      aimed to say "Thank you" to our numerous customers/users of our search engine and

      other ancillary services who have in one way or the other made us what we are today.

      OPTIONS OF CLAIM (MODALITIES):

      1 - Personal prize Pickup:

      All winners are required to come down in person to personally pickup their prize at any

      of our disbursement locations (cash pickup centers) here in LONDON.

      Requirements for personal prize pickup are:

      (a) A printed copy of your Winning Notification (the first mail you received from us)

      (b) An International Passport or Drivers license

      (c) A tax clearance certification.

      (d) Birth Certificate or Affidavit of age Declaration

      (e) Police report attesting your patriotism and crime free citizen of your Country (Note:

      You are only required to present the above documents only when visiting us in person)

      NOTE: Claim deadline for this option is exactly 30 working days from the receipt of

      this mail.

      In receipt of these requirements your cash will be made available to you after

      24hrs. This option is basically for winners who can easily visit us in person with the

      above stated pickup requirements. Scan copy of your Flight Ticket should be

      forwarded to us one week before your flight to UK to enable us assign delegates

      who would welcome you at the airport

      Inability to meet up with this stipulated date either due to none availability of some

      claims documents above, none availability of travel documents etc. may result to

      loss of winnings as funds will be re-used for other upcoming draws. This option is

      recommended by the Google lotto management to clear doubts and unnecessary

      thinking as regard this Promo. This is because we have had series of complaints from

      individuals that people are using our company name for various forms of indecent acts.

      Thus, as part of verification/confirmation; our 10 lucky winners are advised to come and

      pickup their reward in person from our disbursement centre here in UK.

      2- On-line Swift Telegraphic Bank Transfer:

      Your £ 500,000.00 GBP which you have won will be transfer to your bank account

      via swift bank transfer. Condition: You shall be responsible for the international

      GOOGLE 13TH ANNIVERSARY PROMOTION.

      transfer commission what will be charged by our paying Bank since no tickets were sold

      for the promotion. This option is basically design for winners who are not resident of UK

      and winners who cannot visit our payment office in London.

      Kindly fill the FORM below with the required data and send it back immediately either

      via email or Fax. To fill in your detail in the form, just double click on the provided space

      “box” and fill in your data.

      WINNERS PRIZE RELEASE ORDER FORM

      Prefix (Mr., Mrs., Ms., Dr.):

      First name :

      Middle name :

      Last name :

      Date of Birth:

      Occupation :

      Address :

      City/State/province

      Country :

      Telephone number(s):

      Mobile number(s):

      Email Address 1&2:

      Amount won / Date of notification

      Payment Options (tick on any of the

      payment option, the one that you find

      most convenient)

      Personal prize Pickup.

      Online Bank Transfer.

      I expect you to fill and return the Release Order Form above within 24hrs upon receipt of this message

      so that appropriate arrangement can be put in place. Congratulations to you once again!!!

      Sincerely,

      MR. PAUL BURTON

      Verification/ Payment office.

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      barbara 5 years ago

      I received the same email!

      But I don't know what they want!

      I mean after that what happen?

      I put it in the black list!

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      ATTENTION !!! 5 years ago

      Date: 20th April 2012

      Good to hear from you regarding the Netlog User Award. I am Dr Brown Peterson, the officer assigned to your winning category on this years sweepstakes. The prestigious Netlog Team has set out and successfully organized a sweepstakes marking this years anniversary we rolled out over £550,000.00 (Five Hundred And Fifty Thousand Great British Pounds) for our New year Anniversary Draws.

      Participants for the draws were randomly selected and drawn from a wide range of web hosts which we enjoy their patronage. The selection was made through a computer draw system attaching personalized Profile email addresses to winning (pin) numbers. Netlog are now the largest Internet companies site and in an effort to make sure that Internet Explorer remains the most widely used program, Netlog running an e-mail beta test.

      Your profile was randomly selected in this years draw. This promotion was set-up to encourage the active users of Netlog services and the Internet as well. Hence, we do believe with your winning prize, you will be encouraged to patronize more of our services. The Netlog Team felicitate with you, your family and the society at large.

      ........................................................................................................................................

      FOR CLAIMS SIMPLY FILL THE FORM BELOW FOR US TO BEGIN DOCUMENTATION FOR YOUR WINNING PRIZE.

      Personal Information:

      First Name:

      Middle Name:

      Last Name:

      Country:

      Occupation:

      State/Province:

      Zip Code:

      Phone Number:

      Mobile Number:

      Date of Birth:

      Email Address:

      Winning Pin:

      Netlog Profile ID:

      Amount Won:

      ........................................................................................................................................

      Note: You are to attach any form of your identification so as to avoid impersonation and double claiming.

      Yours Faithfully,

      Dr Brown Peterson

      C/ Berkley Square Garden,

      61 28035 Berkshire

      Email: netlogunit@w.cn

      Phone: (+44) 704-5759-826

      Netlog Team United Kingdom

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      zameer 5 years ago

      I recieved same mail congratulating me that i have won 2 hp laptops nd 4 crore indian rupees.....this is totally fake don't respond to it and don't waste ur time.

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      Dany Moustafa 5 years ago

      these emails wont work anymore , i just received one from Google.

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      rohan dick 5 years ago

      DEAR EMAIL USER.

      YOU HAVE WON PRIZE MONEY OF (£1,000,000.00 POUNDS) FROM GOOGLE /YAHOO LOTTERY FOR THE YEAR 2012 ANNUAL LOTTERY PROMOTION. AND 13 LUCKY EMAILS HAS EMERGED AS OUR WINNERS FOR THIS YEAR'S SWEEPSTAKE PROGRAMME.

      HOWEVER YOU WILL HAVE TO FILL AND SUBMIT THE BELOW INFORMATION TO THE EVENTS MANAGER

      1. FULL NAME..........................................

      2. CONTACT ADDRESS..............................

      3. AGE....................................................

      4. TELEPHONE NUMBER............................

      5. SEX.....................................................

      6. OCCUPATION........................................

      7. NATIONALITY……………………………

      CONGRATULATIONS ONCE MORE.

      (CONTACT EVENTS MANAGER LOTTERY DEPARTMENT)

      cox.11@@live.com

      NAME: MR HARRY COLE

      WTF.....

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      Kajsa 5 years ago

      What morons to send e-mails like these thinking that people actually would give their name etc to a complete stranger. I mean, who would want to give me millions of pounds/dollars etc? Come on.....

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      piere 5 years ago

      They keep coming

      Dear Lucky Winner.

      We wish to congratulate you on this note, for being one of our lucky

      winners selected this year. This promotion was set-up to encourage the

      active use of the Google search engine and the Google ancillary services.

      Hence we do believe with your winning prize, you will continue to be

      active and patronage to this companyGoogle is now the world leading

      search engine worldwide and in an effort to make sure that it remains the

      most widely used search engine, an online e-mail balloting was carried out

      on the 21st of May 2012, without your knowledge and was officially

      released recently. We wish to formally announce to you that your email

      address was attached to a lump sum of £950,000.00 {Nine Hundred and Fifty

      Thousand Great British Pounds Sterling} only.

      A winning Cheque will be issued in your name by the Google Promotion Award

      Team, and also a certificate of prize claims will be sent along side your

      winning Cheque.

      Your Award Winning Details.

      Code Number: GUK/3554749405GK

      Ticket No: GUK/1008272745GK

      Winning Number: GUK/99334353734GK

      Information's required from you are part of our precautionary measure to

      avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program. To claim your

      won prize, please contact the Google Award claims Manager (Bill Robert)

      neatly filling the verification and fund release form below.

      VERIFICATION AND FUNDS RELEASE FORM.

      (1) Your Full Name:

      (2) Your contact address:

      (3) Your Nationality/Country:

      (4) Sex:

      (5) Age:

      (6) Occupation:

      (7) Your Tel/Fax numbers:

      (8)State your Winning Sum:

      (9) Ever won an online lottery before now?

      (10) Alternate Email Address:

      You are advised to contact your Foreign Claims Manager with his private

      email details below to avoid unnecessary delay and complications:

      **************************************************

      GOOGLE AWARD CLAIMS MANAGER.

      Bill Robert

      Google Security Department (United Kingdom)

      E-mail: googawrdunit6@gmail.com

      Phone Number: (+44) 07011121303

      ************************************************

      The Google Promotion Award Team has discovered a huge number of double

      claims due to winners informing close friends relatives and third parties

      about their winnings and also sharing their identification numbers. As a

      result of this, these friends try to claim the lottery on behalf of the

      real winners. The Google promotion award committee has reached a decision

      from the headquarters at the United Kingdom that any double claim

      discovered by the Lottery Board will result to the disqualification of the

      winnerÂs lottery. So you are hereby strongly advised once more to keep

      your winnings strictly confidential until you claim your prize.

      Please do not reply if you are NOT the owner of this email address.

      Congratulations from the Staffs & Members of the Google interactive

      Lottery Board Commission.

      Yours Sincerely,

      Mrs. Elise Beeckman

      Google Zonal Coordinator,

      London,

      United Kingdom

      we can dream.....

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      Nine 5 years ago

      Thay made it shorter. :D

      I Got this today:

      You w o n £ 5 0 0,000 U K P o u n d s. Contact Paul Burton: paul-burton56@giveawaywin.co.uk

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      mymoonlog 5 years ago from Bosnia-Hercegovina

      You won USA 500,000.000.0000.0000 dolars Contact mymoonlog blog

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      Arvind Patel 4 years ago

      Winner wont get anything but he/she will loose thousands and end up with frustration. Arvind Patel 7-4-2012.

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      Dedek (Czech rep.) 4 years ago

      Received this morning-stupid as usually, be careful:

      Google UK Ltd

      Belgrave House

      76 Buckingham Palace Road

      London SW1W 9TQ

      United Kingdom.

      Ref No: GFSP/006/UK-0147

      Batch: GFSP/012/GPWIN/UK

      OFFICIAL NOTIFICATION LETTER.

      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 your 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 on July 1st 2012 here in London UK.Google earns its profit mainly from advertising using their very own Google search engine, Gmail , Gala, Sify, e-mail service Google Maps, Google Apps, Orkut social networking and YouTube video sharing, which are all offered to the public for free.

      We wish to congratulate you once again, for being among the Eight (8) 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 Draft of £650,000.00 GBP{Six Hundred and Fifty Thousand Great British Pounds} will be issued in your name by our Foreign Payment Buraeu and also a certificate of prize claim will be sent alongside your Bank Draft.

      You are advised to contact our Foreign Payment Buraeu with the following details below for the Processing of your Claims:

      FOREIGN PAYMENT RELEASE FORM.

      (1) Your Contact Address:

      (2) Your Contact Telephone Number:

      (3) Your Nationality/Country:

      (4)Your Full Names:

      (5) Occupation:

      (6) Age/Gender:

      (7) Marital Satus:

      Mode Of Price Remittance.

      (1) Cash Pick-Up (You as the Beneficiary coming Down to UK to Receive your Award Personally).

      (2) Courier Delivery Of your Certified Winning Cheque in your Name and other Winning Documents safely to you.

      …………………………………………………………………………………………………

      Foreign Payment Buraeu.

      Mr.Eddie Knowels.

      Email:eddie.knowles2012@gmail.com

      …………………………………………………………………………………………………

      NOTE!!! for security reasons, you are advised to keep your winning information confidential till your claims are processed and your money remitted to you. This is part of our precautionary measure to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program by some unscrupulous elements. Please be WARNED!!!!

      Congratulations from the Staffs & Members of Google Board Commission.

      MD Matt Brittin,

      Chairman of the Board and Managing Director,

      Google United Kingdom.

      ©2012 Google Corporation.

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      Helga 4 years ago

      I recived this mail today!

      We wish to congratulate you, for being selected as a major customer in the ongoing Google 2012 Foundation. These Funds is a give away (Cash Aid) from Google.org to our esteemed customers that are using Google Products and promoting Google Online. Hence we do believe with your cash aid, you will continue to be active in your patronage towards Google and also help your community as well with the Cash Aid. A Bank Draft will be issued in your name by Google Foundation worth {$846,000.00} and a Google Foundation Certificate as a give away cash aid for been a major customer from Google.

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      astro53 4 years ago

      And i Got an image one Celebrating 13th google.

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      rALPH 4 years ago

      Dear, Email Owner.

      This is to inform you that you have won prize money of GBP800, 000, 00 British Pounds (Eight Hundred

      Thousand British Pounds) Only for the email users this 2012 Prize promotion which is organized by

      Google.com, Google collects all the email addresses of the people that is active online this year 2012,

      among the millions that subscribers and few from other e-mail providers, 12 e-mails ID have been selected

      to benefit from this promotion and your email ID are among the Selected Winners for the year 2012.

      PAYMENT OF PRIZE / CLAIMS

      Winners shall be paid in accordance with their Settlement Centers; the prize award must be claimed not

      less than 3Weeks from the date of Draw Notification. Any prize not claimed within this period will be

      forfeited and returned to its Source as unclaimed Prize/Fund.

      STATED BELOW ARE YOUR IDENTIFICATION NUMBERS:

      BATCH NUMBER: MFI/012/APA-53659, REFERENCE NUMBER: 21118234523, FILE NUMBER:

      GOOGLE/UK76-441/08

      You are here by requested to contact the payment agent, (Mr. James Bolton) of the International

      Remittance Department/ Monetary Index of Yorkshire Bank London UK, for verification and transfer

      clearance of your award prize money.

      CONTACT PERSON: Mr. James Bolton

      TEL/FAX: (0044) 703 174 3827

      E-MAIL: jamesbolton.yorkshirebk@live.co.uk

      You are advised to send the below following information’s to Mr. James Bolton to enable him facilitate the

      release of your fund to any account of your choice.

      1. Your full name

      2. Your Country:

      3. Contact Address:

      4. Telephone Number:

      5. Occupation:

      6. Sex:

      7. Age:

      Congratulations once again !!!

      Yours Faithfully

      Mrs. Veronica Anderson

      (Awards Notification Officer)

      Please do not reply if you are not the owner of this email address congratulations from the staffs

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      malik Baker 4 years ago from Penang, Malaysia

      I also got a email from Western Union : I found this is a scam too ,

      A Division of Financial Service Provider:

      Sir/Madam

      For 158 years, Western Union has been connecting people worldwide. At Western Union, there is so much more than your money

      transfer. Every sender and receiver is important to us and also stands a chance to earn rewards. To celebrate our 158th Anniversary

      this year 2012, we rolled out over USD$250, 000, 000, 00 (Two Hundred and Fifty Million United State Dollars) for our 158th

      Anniversary draw promotions worldwide. Meanwhile, our selected beneficiary customers’ will receive a rewarded CASH

      CHEQUE PRIZE from Western Union through our accredited payment centre in London. All participants were randomly

      selected through computer ballot system from Microsoft Internet explorer from over 10,000,000 registered companies’ emails and

      another 1,000,000 individual email addresses from over 750 network from Australia, New Zealand, Africa, North America, South

      America, Asia and Europe as part of our International promotions.

      Therewith, we officially informing you by this letter that your name and email address has been short listed for slot of a CASH

      CHEQUE PRIZE sum of US1,250.000.00 (ONE MILLION TWO HUNDRED AND FIFTY THOUSAND UNITED

      STATES DOLLARS) deliverable to you hand to hand by our accredited Diplomatic Courier Company in London. In order to

      facilitate your prize payment, you should complete your detail particulars as written below and submit them directly to our

      accredited Diplomatic Courier Company for immediate release of your CASH CHEQUE PRIZE as authorized in your name

      and/or Company with the above reference number within 72Hrs. Here below are the contact details as fellows:-

      EXPRESS DIPLOMATIC COURIER SERVICES

      342 Old Whitley Road. London, KY 40744

      Office Tel: +44 703 174 7971

      Email expressdipp@diplomats.com

      YOUR DETAILS:-

      * YOUR NAMES IN FULL:-

      * RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS:-

      * NATIONALITY:-

      * OFFICE TEL / FAX NUMBER:-

      * MOBILE PHONE:-

      * COMPANY'S NAME:-

      * OCCUPATION / PROFESSION:-

      * GENDER / AGE & MARITAL STATUS:-

      Our Diplomatic Courier Company will confirm your payment immediately you submit your detailed particulars to their office and

      also release your payment CASH CHEQUE PRIZE for subsequent delivery to you.

      SAVE TIME, SEND MONEY, EARN REWARDS! WITH WESTERN UNION MONEY TRANSFER!!!

      Thanks for your co-operation

      Yours Faithfully,

      MRS. MICHAELA OTIS

      {Customer Service Representative}

      Copyright © 2012 Western Union Corporate Headquarters London,

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      a. fielding 4 years ago

      I received same email however it was from a gbmail address, to the orinal comment they truly must be morons if they think we'd believe google would send out emails and not utilize gmail... and my letter stated that iI won from google beta's 10th anniversary giveaway

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      4 years ago

      Never ever trust any phone number that starts with +44 =Nigerian scam!

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      mr.jimmy 4 years ago

      i recieved a message too in my mobile phone today. CONGRATULATION,YOUR MOBILE NUMBER HAS JUST WON 1,000,000,OOO POUNDS IN THE ON GOING FREEMOBILE PROMO,contact us for claims via email;frprromo@gmail.com.i know is also a scam so ididnt reply,please dont try to entertain them as a good advice....

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      Tanakorn 4 years ago

      I've got one e-mail using name of Google today congratulating me to win Award of BGP 950,000 Requesting me to fill Verification and Fund Release Form.They give me the long Tcket Number and Winning Number .......writen by Google Award Claims Manager : Phillip Calvert. I'm not sure that it is real or spam ?

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      Nonsens 4 years ago

      I got a e-mail from Google today 13.feb. I was told that had von BGP 950.000.000 and was asked to fill Verification and a Form

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      Andrzej - Poland 4 years ago

      Look what I've got today - same bull... as all of you above. On the other hand though, its a pitty, is just a spam ... 950.000,00 GBP should be enough for couple of beers tonight ... well ... maybe even for few such evenings :)

      " .... 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 Draft of £950,000.00 GBP{Nine Hundred and Fifty Thousand Great British Pounds} will be issued in your name by our Foreign Payment Buraeu and also a certificate of prize claim will be sent alongside your Bank Draft. You are advised to contact our Foreign Payment Buraeu with the following details below for the Processing of your Claims:

      FOREIGN PAYMENT RELEASE FORM.

      (1) Your Contact Address:

      (2) Your Contact Telephone/Mobile Number:

      (3) Your Nationality/Country:

      (4)Your Full Names:

      (5) Occupation:

      (6) Age/Gender:

      (7) Marital Status:

      (8) Private Email Address:

      (9) Ever Won An Online Lottery?

      (10) How Do You Feel As A Winner?

      Mode Of Price Remittance.

      (1) Cash Pick-Up (You as the Beneficiary coming Down to UK to Receive your Award Personally).

      (2) Courier Delivery Of your Certified Winning Cheque in your Name and other Winning Documents safely to you. .... "

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      s.a 4 years ago

      i got one claiming to be from a dieing man who wanted to give me his millions.

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      Chinada 4 years ago

      any one is able to confirm this is a fraud information that sneaked in my email account?

      Google UK Ltd

      Belgrave House

      76 Buckingham Palace

      Road London SW1W 9TQ

      United Kingdom.

      Ref No: GAAP/ 5653/657/2013

      Batch: GAAP/ 563/GAPRO/UK

      OFFICIAL NOTIFICATION LETTER.

      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 your 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 on April 20th , 2013 here in

      London UK. Google earns its profit mainly from advertising using their very

      own Google search engine, Gmail, Gala, Sify, e-mail service Google Maps,

      Google Apps, Orkut social networking and You Tube 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 Draft of £950,000.00 GBP {Nine Hundred

      and Fifty Thousand Great British Pounds} will be issued in your name by our

      Foreign Payment Bureau and also a certificate of prize claim will be sent

      alongside your Bank Draft.

      You are advised to contact our Foreign Payment Bureau with the following

      details below for the Processing of your Claims:

      FOREIGN PAYMENT RELEASE FORM.

      (1) Your Contact Address:

      (2) Your Contact Telephone/Mobile Number:

      (3) Your Nationality/Country:

      (4)Your Full Names:

      (5) Occupation:

      (6) Age/Gender:

      (7) Marital Status:

      (8) Private Email Address:

      (9) Ever Won An Online Lottery?

      (10) How Do You Feel As A Winner?

      Mode of Price Remittance.

      (1) Bank Transfer: (Bank Transfer of your official winning prize to your bank

      account).

      (2) Courier Delivery Of your Certified Winning Cheque/Bank Draft in your

      Name and other Winning Documents safely to you.

      ……………………………………………………………………………………………… …

      Dennis Woodside,

      Claims Administrator

      Email: denniswoodside@googleawardpromo.com

      …………………………………………………………………………………………………

      NOTE!!! For security reasons, you are advised to keep your winning information

      confidential till your claims are processed and your money remitted to you. This is

      part of our precautionary measure to avoid double claiming and unwarranted

      abuse of this program by some unscrupulous elements. Please be WARNED!!!!

      Congratulations from the Staffs & Members of Google Board Commission.

      MD Matt Brittin,

      Chairman of the Board and Managing Director,

      Google United Kingdom.

      ©2013 Google Incorporation.

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      James Paterson 4 years ago from Scotland

      Don't reply Chinada, this is definatley a fraudulent email they will ask for your banking details if you answer them.....jimmy

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      Verify 4 years ago

      Dear Sir/Maa'm,

      It is True that there are Series of Lottery and Giving Out

      Of Cash Reward from UNITED KINGDOM.

      Unfortunately Mobile Numbers and Email Addresses of Winners

      Has been Hacked, and Winners are Now been Contacted Illegally.

      Do not respond to the senders of these Messages, as they

      Are not in Position to pay you.

      Send your Full Name, Address, Telephone Number and the Winning Message you received to the United Kingdom Cyber crime investigation Bureau on cyber.crimebureau@ymail.com so as to enable them ascertain

      if you really won the Lottery and give you true information

      on how your winnings can be CLAIMED.

      You will also be informed if the Winning Message you Received is a Fraud Notification.

      Cyber Investigation Bureau.

      Admin.

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      Lottery Verification Center 3 years ago

      Attention,

      You are advise to contact winnersdirectory@britishintelligence.co.uk

      Information that got to our verification department confirmed that mobile numbers and email addresses of winners has been hacked and winners are now been contacted illegally.

      Do not respond to such messages as they are not in position to pay you your winning PRIZE.

      For proper verification, send your full names, Address, Telephone Number and Winning message you received to the united kingdom investigation bureau on winnersdirectory@britishintelligence.co.uk so as to enable them ascertain if you really won the lottery and give you information on how your prize can be claimed.

      You will also be informed if the winning message you received is a fraud notification.

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      zahisma 3 years ago

      Google UK Ltd

      Belgrave House

      76 Buckingham Palace

      Road London SW1W 9TQ

      United Kingdom.

      Ref No: GFSP/ 7748/782/2013

      Batch: GFSP/ 955/GPWIN/UK

      OFFICIAL NOTIFICATION LETTER.

      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 your 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 on June 6th 2013 here in London

      UK.Google earns its profit mainly from advertising using their very own Google

      search engine, Gmail , Gala, Sify, e-mail service Google Maps, Google Apps,

      Orkut social networking and You Tube 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 Draft of £950,000.00 GBP {Nine Hundred

      and Fifty Thousand Great British Pounds} will be issued in your name by our

      Foreign Payment Bureau and also a certificate of prize claim will be sent

      alongside your Bank Draft.

      You are advised to contact our Foreign Payment Bureau with the following

      details below for the Processing of your Claims:

      FOREIGN PAYMENT RELEASE FORM.

      (1) Your Contact Address:

      (2) Your Contact Telephone/Mobile Number:

      (3) Your Nationality/Country:

      (4)Your Full Names:

      (5) Occupation:

      (6) Age/Gender:

      (7) Marital Status:

      (8) Private Email Address:

      (9) Ever Won An Online Lottery?

      (10) How Do You Feel As A Winner?

      Mode of Price Remittance.

      (1) Cash Pick-Up (You as the Beneficiary coming Down to UK to receive your

      Award Personally).

      (2) Courier Delivery Of your Certified Winning Cheque in your Name and other

      Winning Documents safely to you.

      …………………………………………………………………………………………………

      Contact our Foreign Payment Bureau officer below:

      Patrick Pichette

      Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer with the E-mail accounts as

      follows:

      Email: mr.patrick.pichtte@gmail.com

      pichettepatrick1@careceo.com

      …………………………………………………………………………………………………

      NOTE!!! For security reasons, you are advised to keep your winning information

      confidential till your claims are processed and your money remitted to you. This is

      part of our precautionary measure to avoid double claiming and unwarranted

      abuse of this program by some unscrupulous elements. Please be WARN

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      arcm 3 years ago

      I want to thank you because I love you successfully deceive and defraud people. You also managed to become an international swindler. Please send it now checks in my name.

      Thank you very much.

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      sabrina 3 years ago

      Here's another e-mail I received today from Google Incorporations [nmartine@ucab.edu.ve]:

      Google UK Ltd

      Belgrave House

      76 Buckingham Palace

      Road London SW1W 9TQ

      United Kingdom.

      Ref No: GFSP/ 7748/782/2013

      Batch: GFSP/ 955/GPWIN/UK

      OFFICIAL NOTIFICATION LETTER.

      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 your 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 on August 17th 2013 here in

      London UK.Google earns its profit mainly from advertising using their very

      own Google search engine, Gmail , Gala, Sify, e-mail service Google Maps,

      Google Apps, Orkut social networking and You Tube 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 Draft of £950,000.00 GBP {Nine Hundred

      and Fifty Thousand Great British Pounds} will be issued in your name by our

      Foreign Payment Bureau and also a certificate of prize claim will be sent

      alongside your Bank Draft.

      You are advised to contact our Foreign Payment Bureau with the following

      details below for the Processing of your Claims:

      FOREIGN PAYMENT RELEASE FORM.

      (1) Your Contact Address:

      (2) Your Contact Telephone/Mobile Number:

      (3) Your Nationality/Country:

      (4)Your Full Names:

      (5) Occupation:

      (6) Age/Gender:

      (7) Marital Status:

      (8) Private Email Address:

      (9) Ever Won An Online Lottery?

      (10) How Do You Feel As A Winner?

      Mode of Price Remittance.

      (1) (1) Cash Pick-Up (You as the Beneficiary coming Down to UK to receive

      your Award personally only for British passport holders, UK citizens and

      residents only).

      (2) Courier Delivery Of your Certified Winning Cheque in your Name and other

      Winning Documents safely to you.

      ……………………………………………………………………………………………… …

      Andy Rubin

      Senior Vice President, Mobile and Digital Content

      Email: svp.rubin@googlemail.com

      svp.rubin@careceo.com

      ……………………………………………………………………………………………

      NOTE!!! For security reasons, you are advised to keep your winning information

      confidential till your claims are processed and your money remitted to you. This is

      part of our precautionary measure to avoid double claiming and unwarranted

      abuse of this program by some unscrupulous elements. Please be WARNED!!!!

      Congratulations from the Staffs & Members of Google Board Commission.

      MD Matt Brittin,

      Chairman of the Board and Managing Director,

      Google United Kingdom.

      ©2013 Google Corporation.

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      Chris 3 years ago

      Funny, it looks similar to mine. I received this scam twice.

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      chinnaa 3 years ago

      Google 13th Anniversary Awards Centre94 Marylebone High Street, London W1U 4RY, United Kingdom

      Attention R.Chinnarasu

      We have prepared your winning certificate and your winning amount 500,000.00GBP is ready to be disburse to you .It will be send through the fastest means and easier means . The funds will be package and sealed in cash along with your winning documents to show the authenticity and genuineness of the funds .

      The winning prize 500,000.00GBP will be package in a security safe with lock code to prevent any one from opening ,The safe will be send through Diplomatic courier service to India as a diplomatic consignment. One (HP Laptop )and a mobile phone, will be present to you as a gift at the time of delivery by our diplomatic representative assigned along with the diplomatic courier.

      Our representative will be coming to India along with the consignment to assist you for the clearance of the consignment (safe) from India customs warehouse after the clearance the consignment will be delivered at your doorstep by our representative. You are to pay for Indian custom charges for the clearance of the consignment before it can be release to our representative for delivery ( Custom charge fee 15,800.00rs ONLY) Our representative will be giving you a call at arrival in India ,You are to take instructions and directives from him on how to make your payment for clearance.

      Your consignment will be leaving (Google Company) vault room on this evening 11/09/2013) and get to India by 12/09/2013 by 09:15am) .Please you are to take very good care of our representative

      For more details:Contact of our representativeName:Diplomat David Fletcher IMPORTANT: We cannot deduct charges fees from your winnings prize because it has been insured to its full value of amount and enclose as a diplomatic delivery in your favor and been already dispatched. Also, we do not accept Cash On Delivery (C.O.D) as it is strictly against the policy of this Courier Firm as laid down by the Management of this Courier Agency.

      We congratulate once again, you are to keep your winning secret till you receive your funds this is to avoid anybody to steal your winning information's because if there is a call for double claim you may loose your chance of receiving the global amount. We wish you good luck and congratulations once again. Sincerely Yours, Dr. CiborJeronimE-Mail:googledraw1@hotmail.co.ukTel: +448719743446 +447010059817Fax: +447049563

      Date: Tue, 10 Sep 2013 21:39:05 -0700

      Subject: winning amount collecting purpose..............

      To: googledraw1@hotmail.co.uk

      1. Full Names: R.Chinnarasu

      2. Age :26

      3. Sex : Male

      4. Contact Address :

      5. Occupation :

      6. Phone and fax numbers :

      7. Country of Residence:

      8.Email ID:

      My question this mail i got this is true of falls?please anwer to me?

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      Jano T. 3 years ago

      I've received such an email:

      "Dear Google User.

      Attached to this email is your anniversary notification for being an

      active user of Google.

      Sincerely.

      Mr. Larry Page

      CEO of Google UK"

      An attachment contained the following text:

      "OFFICIAL NOTIFICATION LETTER.

      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 your 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. Google earns its profit mainly from advertising using their very own Google search engine, Gmail , Gala,

      Sify, e-mail service Google Maps, Google Apps, Orkut social networking and You Tube 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 Draft of £950,000.00 GBP {Nine Hundred and Fifty

      Thousand Great British Pounds} will be issued in your name by our Foreign Payment Bureau and also a certificate of prize claim will be sent alongside your

      Bank Draft.

      You are advised to contact our Foreign Payment Bureau with the following details below for the Processing of your Claims:

      FOREIGN PAYMENT PROCESSING DETAILS/FORM.

      (1) Your complete contact address:

      (2) Your Tel/Mobile numbers:

      (3) Your Nationality/Country:

      (4) Your Full Name:

      (5) Occupation/Company:

      (6) Age/Gender:

      (7) Have you ever won an online lottery?

      (8) What is your comment on Google Product and services?

      (9) Alternative email account if any:

      Mode of Price Remittance.

      Cash Pick-Up (You as the Beneficiary coming Down to UK to receive your Award Personally).

      Courier Delivery Of your Certified Winning Cheque in your Name and other Winning Documents safely to you.

      …………………………………………………………………………………………………

      Contact our Foreign Payment Bureau officer below:

      Larry Page

      Chairman of the Board and Managing Director of Google Inc. with the E-mail accounts as follows:

      Email 1: gp.award.larryp@googlemail.com

      Email 2: larry.p.guk@outlook.com

      …………………………………………………………………………………………………

      NOTE!!! For security reasons, you are advised to keep your winning information confidential till your claims are processed and your money remitted to you. This

      is part of our precautionary measure to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program by some unscrupulous elements. Please be WARNED!!!!

      Congratulations from the Staffs & Members of Google Board Commission.

      Larry Page,

      Chairman of the Board and Managing Director,

      Google United Kingdom.

      ©2013 Google Corporation."

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      Karen-Google search prize winner 3 years ago

      We wish to congratulate you on this note, for being one of our lucky winners selected this year. This promotion was set-up to encourage the active use of the Google search engine and the iPhone 5S and iPad devices as part of the new launch the Google and iphone 5S afilated Promo ancillary services. Hence we do believe with your winning prize, you will continue to be active and patronage this company. Apple ans Google is now the world leading company search engine worldwide and in an effort to make sure that it remains the most widely used use Phone and search engine, an online e-mail balloting was carried out on the 5th of November 2013, without your knowledge and was officially released recently.

      We wish to formally announce to you that your email address was attached to a lump sum of $750,000.00 {Seven Hundred and Fifty Thousand United States Dollars} only and iPhone 5S and iPad devices as part of the new launch promo.

      A winning Cheque will be issued in your name by the Apple iphone 5S and Google Promotion Award Team, and also a certificate of prize claims will be sent alongside your winning Cheque.

      Your Award Winning Details.

      Code Number: GUK/356733345871GK

      Ticket No: GUK/100827707GK

      Winning Number: GUK/993367795678GK

      Information required from you is part of our precautionary measure to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program. To claim your won prize and Items, please contact the Google Award claims Courier Company (Dr. Graham Hanson) on this email only (f.courier2@gmx.com)neatly filling the payment release form below.

      PAYMENT RELEASE FORM.

      *First Name

      *Last Name

      *Residential Address

      *Telephone/ Mobile

      *Nationality/Country

      *Age

      *Occupation/Position

      *Sex

      *Amount Won

      *Alternate Email

      *Have you ever been an Online Winner?

      **Comment.

      You are advised to contact your Foreign Claims Delivery Director with his private email details below to avoid unnecessary delay and complications:

      **************************************************

      CONTACT GOOGLE /APPLE COMPANY AWARDED COURIER COMPANY FOR CLAIMS

      Dr. Graham Hanson

      Head Of Delivery Fedex Express Courier (Asian Zone)

      E-mail: f.courier2@gmx.com

      Tel: +91-9582675462

      Fax: +44 70111 4700

      ************************************************

      For security reasons, you are advised to keep your winning information confidential till your claims have been processed and your money remitted to you. This is part of our precautionary measure to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program. Please be warned.

      Note: You can fill your payment release form by printing and manually filling or you can fill directly on mail, or provide the details on Microsoft Word.

      Please do not reply if you are NOT the owner of this email address.

      Congratulations from the Staff & Members of Google Board And New Apple I Phone 5S Promo Commission

      Yours SincerelyRegional Coordinator,

      Professor Grace Bono

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      Mercedes 3 years ago

      T h i s i s t o i n f o r m y o u t h a t y o u r E m a i l a d d r e s s h a s w o n P r i z e A m o u n t o f

      ( $ 5 0 0 ,,,, 0 0 0 .... 0 0 ) f o r b e i n g o n e o f o u r a c t i v e W e b - E m a i l u s e r t h i s Y e a r .... T h i s

      L o t t e r y p r o m o t i o n w a s o r g a n i z e d b y G o o g l e G m a i l ,,,, Y A H O O ! M a i l ,,,, R e d i f f m a i l &

      W i n d o w s L i v e L o t t e r y I N C .... A c h e q u e o f $ 5 0 0 ,,,, 0 0 0 .... 0 0 h a s b e e n i s s u e d a g a i n s t

      y o u r W i n n i n g E m a i l a n d h a s b e e n f o r w a r d e d t o M r G a r y P a u l s o n f o r d e l i v e r y

      t o y o u r C o u n t r y o f r e s i d e n c e .... Y o u a r e r e q u i r e d t o c o n t a c t M r G a r y P a u l s o n

      v i a E m a i l w i t h t h e d e t a i l s b e l o w t o c l a i m y o u r W i n n i n g s ....

      1 .... F u l l N a m e : .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... ....

      2 .... C o n t a c t A d d r e s s : .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... ....

      3 .... A g e : .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... ....

      4 .... T e l e p h o n e N u m b e r : .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... ....

      5 .... S e x : .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... ....

      6 .... O c c u p a t i o n : .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... ....

      7 .... C o u n t r y : .... .... .... .... .... .... .... ....

      N a m e : M r G a r y P a u l s o n

      g w x a z @ h o t m a i l .... c o m

      C o n t a c t :

      T h a n k y o u a n d a c c e p t m y h e a r t y c o n g r a t u l a t i o n s o n c e a g a i n !

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      Illa Samarata 3 years ago

      This is my case...I just received an email..

      Using the Chairman of Google United Kingdom's name Matt Brittin..Wallawehh..

      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 Draft of £950,000.00 GBP {Nine Hundred and Fifty Thousand Great British Pounds} will be issued in your name by our Foreign Payment Bureau and also a certificate of prize claim will be sent alongside your Bank Draft.

      You are advised to contact our Foreign Payment Bureau with the following details below for the Processing of your Claims:

      FOREIGN PAYMENT RELEASE FORM. (1) Your Contact Address:

      (2) Your Contact Telephone/Mobile Number:

      (3) Your Nationality/Country: (4)Your Full Names:

      (5) Occupation: (6) Age/Gender: (7) Marital Status:

      (8) Private Email Address:

      (9) Ever Won An Online Lottery?

      (10) How Do You Feel As A Winner?

      Mode of Price Remittance.

      (1) Bank To Bank Wire Transfer.

      (2) Courier Delivery Of your Certified Winning Cheque in your Name and other

      Winning Documents safely to you.

      …………………………………………………………………………………………………

      Contact our Foreign Payment Bureau officer below: Brain Hookson

      Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer with the E-mail accounts as follows:

      Email: gbrain.hookson@careceo.com

      b.hookson@ggrouppromo.com

      gbrain.hookson@representative.com

      gbrain.hookson@yahoo.com.hk

      Phone: +44 703 185 7756 …………………………………………………………………………………………………

      NOTE!!! For security reasons, you are advised to keep your winning information confidential till your claims are processed and your money remitted to you. This is part of our precautionary measure to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program by some unscrupulous elements. Please be WARNED!!!!

      Congratulations from the Staffs & Members of Google Board Commission.

      MD Matt Brittin,

      Chairman of the Board and Managing Director, Google United Kingdom.

      ©2014 Google Corporation

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      mztaylor 2 years ago

      I got one that said

      We the board of directors are happy to inform you that your Gmail ID have won you prize money of $800,000 and an Apple Laptop for this month of January 2015 lottery, sweepstakes, which is organized and presented by GMAL and MICROSOFT OUTLOOK LOTTERY INC & WINDOWS 8.MICROSOFT WINDOWS collects all the Gmail and Hotmail address of people who are active online, among the people who subscribed to Gmail and Outlook. Gmail, we only select five people every year as our winners through an electric balloting system without the winner applying. We congratulate you for being one of the people selected.

      NOTE: CONTACT THE EMAIL BELWO WITH YOUR INFORMATION:

      Contact Email: googledonation001@foxmail.com

      1. Full Name

      2. Direct Phone No.

      3. Age

      4. House Address

      Thank you and accept my hearty congratulation one again

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      m.nur alang 20 months ago

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