You have been awarded N500,000 Naira in the GTBank New Year promo is SCAM

I just stumbled on a new scam while checking through my email inbox and decided to share it with you. The email message is titled “YOU HAVE BEEN AWARDED N500,000 NAIRA IN THE GTBANK NEW YEAR PROMO”  with  “” been displayed as the sender.

Below is the body of the email message: 
Dear Valued customer,



Happy new year,we
which to inform you that you have been choosen as
one of the winners of N500,000 (five hundred
thousand Naira in the GTbank 2012 new year
promo.Your winning number is 201277090

can now verify your prize at our website

You are
required to verify and  your prize and transfer
it to your GTbank Account immediately.the process is
easy and fast.


Thank you for
banking with us.

If you receive such message, try to move your mouse over the link in the message. You will see that the link is pointing to an address totally different from the link in the message. On clicking the “” in the message above, I was redirected to “” Imagine that!
Besides, my Mozilla Firefox browser alerted me that the page has been reported as a forgery. 
Please, DO NOT FALL FOR THE SCAM. Kindly share this with your friends.
Surf the Internet carefully.
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Written by Jide Ogunsanya

Pro Nigerian Blogger, Digital Marketer and Web designer. I help business owners to grow their businesses online. You can join my Facebook Group here.

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