Email purporting to be from a staff member at “FB Security Operating Inc” claims that you are among 20 lucky Facebook users randomly selected as winners in Facebook’s “Click and Like Promo”. Supposedly, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg launched the promo as a means of saying thank-you to Facebook’s users.
Email purporting to be from Microsoft claims that you have won £450,000 in the Microsoft Seasons Greetings award and you are required to contact Microsoft’s Validating Department to file your claim for the prize.
Message purporting to be from MoneyGram claims that the company is rewarding customers with prizes of $60,000 as a means of celebrating its 73rd Anniversary.
Emails purporting to be from UK EuroMillions winners Adrian and Gillian Bayford claim that the recipient’s email address was selected as a winner of a cash grant of one million pounds.
Email purporting to be from Facebook claims that you have won $950,000 in the Facebook Online International Lottery for 2016 and should contact the Facebook “claims officer” to process your prize.
Email claims that UK lottery winners Gerry & Lisa Cannings have decided to give £250,000 each to five people selected via an email database and your email address has emerged as one of the winning selections.
Message being distributed via email and SMS claims that your email address has been selected as the winner of a Chevrolet Cruze in the 2016 GM South Africa Motor Award.
Email purporting to be from Google co-founder Larry Page claims that you have won £1,950,000 in the 2016 Google Anniversary promotion.
Email purporting to be from Western Union claims that you have been approved to receive the sum of $1,500,000 in the poverty alleviation program for 2016. The message claims that you will be payed in daily installments of $7,600 via Western Union and should contact the pay-out department for more information on your ‘prize status’.