“Google Promotion Draw” Advance Fee Scam

Outline:
Email claims that you have been picked as one of 12 winners in this month’s “Google Promotion Draw” and have won $3.5 million.



Analysis:
The message is an advance fee scam. The promotion described in the message is not real and you have not won any money. This scam is designed to trick you into sending your money and personal information to criminals. Scams like this one are very common and there are many variations of them.

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Example:
Good News,You have successfully been picked as one of our 12 Lucky Winners in this months Google Promotion Draw, Kindly send us your full contact address and telephone number to redeem your winning Prize of $3.5 millions.We advised that you send your full contact details to your payment officer Mario Haller at (payofficer1@aol.co.uk) within 48 hours of this notificationBest regards,
[Name Removed]
Promotion Chief Executive Officer
Google United Kingdom.
Tel: [removed]




Google Promotion Draw Advance Fee Scam

Last updated: November 30, 2016
First published: November 30, 2016
By Brett M. Christensen
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References
Advance Fee Lottery Scams – International Lottery Scam Information
List of Advance Fee Scams