A Scam Email with the Subject "GOOGLE OFFICIAL WINNING NOTIFICATION." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 10 Jan 2010 14:42:11 -0800 and has been classified as a Lotto/Lottery Scam. The sender was "MRS SANDRA FUGATE" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Google United Kingdom Limited Belgrave House, 76 Buckingham Palace Road, London, SW1W 9TQ, United Kingdom. GOOGLE OFFICIAL WINNING NOTIFICATION. CONGRATULATIONS to you as we bring to your notice, the results of the First Category End of Year draws of GOOGLE LOTTERY INT. We are happy to inform you that you have emerged a winner under the Second Category, which is part of our promotional draws. The draws were held on December 2009 and the results were officially released. Participants were selected through a computer ballot system drawn from 2,500,000 email addresses of individuals and companies, from all over the world without their knowledge. Your e-mail address emerged as one of the online winning emails in the second category and therefore attracted a cash award of £650.000.00 (Six Hundred and Fifty Thousand British pounds sterling).These is your awards details. (1) Security Code Number: GUK/4532345G. (2) Ticket No: GUK/699/33/2009 (3) Winning Number: GUK/877/798/2009 Information's that are 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 claims agent with the verification form below: (1) Your contact address. (2) Your Tel/Fax numbers. (3) Your Nationality/Country. (4) Your Full Names. (5) Sex. (6) Occupation. (7) Have you ever won any lottery before? (8) Age. To file for your claim, please contact our claims agent for validation of your winning within Twenty-nine working days of this winning Notification. Winnings that are not validated within Twenty-nine working days of winning notification are termed void and invalid. You are required to mention the above particulars of your award in every correspondence and fill in the above details in your mail to her to enable our Agent validate your winnings. Please contact our claims agent immediately for due processing and remittance of your winnings CONTACT: ******************************************************************* The Promotional Claims Manager. MRS SANDRA FUGATE E-mail: email@example.com Google Promotion Award Team Our agent MRS SANDRA FUGATE will immediately commence the process to facilitate the release of your funds as soon as you contact her on the email stated above. You may wish to establish contact with her via e-mail with the particulars presented above citing the awards details as stated to you earlier on. Once again on behalf of all our staff, CONGRATULATIONS! Sincerely, MRS.KATE WILLIAMS GOOGLE ZONAL CO-ORDINATOR