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Geeks2Nerds Smart Shop Congrats Geeks2Nerds Smart Shop Gift Coupon Winner

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WARNING: These are scams. They are Emails sent to a honeytrap address only ever used for this purpose. Do not reply to these people, they will try to con you into paying out money in return for nothing.

CAVEAT: Please note that some of these Emails may be impersonating a genuine company or person. We wish to make it clear that any such name mentioned within these Emails has no connection to the scam. For the sake of searching, we leave these messages untouched, but we will respond to any concerns left in our comments.

From: "Geeks2Nerds Smart Shop" <[email protected]>
Reply: [email protected]
Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2018 11:30:15 -0800
Subject: Congrats! Geeks2Nerds Smart Shop Gift Coupon Winner

Greetings to you.

I trust you are having a good time.

Your profile [email protected]****.com has been selected as number (4) of (5) lucky winners for our New Year sales promo splash.

You are hereby awarded the sum of $5,000.00 (Five Thousand US Dollars) Gift Coupon to shop for items from our online stores – Geeks2Nerds Smart Shop

Your reward is from interests generated as a result of advertisement counts on our sites in all through 2017.

Your winner coupon code is GN2018141.

Below are steps you should take in order to claim your prize:
1. Browse to
2. Register and Login
3. Add Receiver Details
4. Add Shipping Address
5. Shop for items worth $5000.00 USD and place your order

Terms and Conditions:
22 You should optimize your purchase based on your preference to be below or equal to $5000.00 USD as there will be no refund of balance requests if items purchased is below $5,000.00 USD

22 If items shopped exceed $5000.00 USD, you will be required to pay the additional fees to cover total cost of items purchased

Your Winning Certificate will be forwarded to you as soon as you have completed your free order.

Please respond to your email now and claim your prize

Warm regards.

Name: Sarah Anderson
Role: Support Team Lead
Mobile: +13134440827
Email: [email protected]

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