Google Award Winner Email Scam (6/11/12)

Below is an email, or phishing, scam purported to be from Google concerning an award notification. This is an attempt to trick the recipient to click on a link that will either take someone to a site that will download malware software to their computer or attempt to gather their personal information. This message is fake and should be deleted. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227, with any questions.


From: Google Incorporation® <>
Date: 06/09/2012 01:11 PM
Subject: Congratulations!!!

Dear Google Award Winner:

View attached File for your winning details and contact the claims manager for claims procedures immediately

The management
Google Award Team(See attached file: Google User Reward..doc)

Google User Reward..doc
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