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Mountain View, CA, United States
|+3 I received a email saying that I won $500,000.00 |
|Anonymous () Added the following extra information on :2015-10-07 22:08:35|
DEAR WINNER, WE ARE PLEASED TO INFORM YOU OF YOUR WINNING SUM OF FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND UNITED STATES DOLLARS WITH MICROSOFT SURFACE PRO 3 LAPTOP BY GMAIL CORPORATION IN CONJUNCTION WITH MICROSOFT WINDOWS. WE COLLECT ALL THE GMAIL ADDRESSES OF THE PEOPLE WHO ARE ACTIVE ON LINE FROM THE GMAIL DIRECTORY; AMONG THE PEOPLE WHO SUBSCRIBE TO GMAIL AND VARIOUS MICROSOFT WINDOWS USERS. WE ONLY SELECT FIVE PEOPLE AS OUR WINNERS, WITHOUT THE WINNER APPLYING AND WE ARE ALSO CONGRATULATING YOU FOR BEING ONE OF THEM. HOWEVER YOU WILL HAVE TO FILL OUT AND SUBMIT TO THE EVENTS MANAGER. CONTACT EMAIL : GMLFF@OUTLOOK.COM NOTE WE DONT RESPOND TO FORWARDING EMAIL, YOU HAVE TO SUBMIT YOUR DETAILS TO THE EMAIL STATED ABOVE. Then it goes on to ask for your personal information; name, address, phone number, age, sex, occupation, city, state, and country. You can tell it is a scam if you look at the wording. There is no GMAIL CORPORATION, it is Google. Google owns gmail. They also refer to Microsoft Windows and not the Microsoft Corporation. Plus, it's just plain stupid. If it seems too good to be true, it is.
Bolevich, Brooke E.
|Anonymous () Added the following extra information on :2015-09-07 13:23:14|
I received a e-mail stating i won 500thousand US dollars from hotmail just picking 5 ppl at random to receive this money and i was 1 of the 5.
|Anonymous () Added the following extra information on :2015-09-05 16:22:55|
I RECEIVED AN EMAIL FROM email@example.com SAYING I WON 500000 DOLLARS AND A LAPTOP. UPON VERIFICATION FROM GOOGLE, IT WAS NOT A REGISTERED SITE AND WAS NOT A VALID SOURCE.