Email representing as if sent from google Sundar Pichai claims that a person has won £950,000.00 Great British Pounds from Google.
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Wow, I won £950,000.00 Great British Pounds from Google :-)
Check out the CEO of Google at the bottom of the email LMFAO....
76 Buckingham Palace Road
London SW1W 9TQ, United Kingdom.
Winning No: GUK/877/798/2017
Ticket No: GUK/699/33/2017
Notification: August 2017
GOOGLE ANNIVERSARY WINNING NOTIFICATION
We wish to congratulate you on this note, for being part of our selected winners in our just concluded internal promotion draw this year, this promotion was set-up to encourage the active users of the Google search engine and the Google ancillary services.
Hence we do believe with your winning prize, you will continue to be an active patronage to the Google search engine and 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, we ran an online e-mail beta draw which your email address won Nine Hundred and Fifty Thousand Great British Pounds Sterling (£ 950,000.00). 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 check will be issued in your name by Google Promotion Award; for the sum of Nine Hundred and Fifty Thousand Great British Pounds Sterling (£ 950,000.00) and also a certificate of prize claims will be sent alongside your winning check cashable at any bank.
You are advised to contact the assigned Google Program Administrator/Coordinator with the following details to avoid unnecessary delay and complications:
VERIFICATION AND FUNDS RELEASE FORM
Your Contact Address/Private Email Address Your Tel/Fax Numbers Your Nationality/Country Your Full Name Occupation/Company Age/Gender Ever Won An Online Lottery?
Comments About Google
Jeffrey Dean - Google Senior Fellow (Program Administrator/Coordinator)
Alternate Email: email@example.com
Google values your right to privacy! Your information is 100% secured and will be used exclusively for the purpose of this award only.
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 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. The Google Promotion Award Team has reached a decision from its headquarters that any double claim discovered by the Lottery Board will result to the canceling of that particular winning, leading to a loss for both the double claimer and the real winner, as it is taken that the real winner was the informer to the double claimer about the 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 Lotteries Board Commission.
Co-founder and CEO of Google Inc™
Viral Message Verification – The email saying to be sent from Google CEO, Sundar Pichai
Co-founder and CEO of Google Inc
The message claims that, A winning check will be issued in your name by Google Promotion Award; for the sum of Nine Hundred and Fifty Thousand Great British Pounds Sterling (£ 950,000.00) and also a certificate of prize claims will be sent alongside your winning check cashable at any bank.
The message is not at all from Sundar Pichai or anyone from google itself and you have not even won any lottery. The message is just another scam to make you involved into another communication chain between you and the sender of thee mail, so that you share with the sender your personal information and later you might even have to shell out money from your pocket.
Further you may be asked to send other details like
PAYMENT PROCESSING DETAILS/FORM.
(1) Your complete Name and contact address:
(2) Your Telephone/Mobile numbers:
(3) Your Nationality/Country:
(4) Your Bank details :
(7) Have you ever won an online lottery?
Beware of such email or any such communications, they are just Hoax emails to trap you.
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