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WINNING NOTIFICATION

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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: <[email protected]>
Date: Sat, 4 Nov 2017 20:42:09 -0500
Subject: WINNING NOTIFICATION


Hello,


I'm Steve Pittman from the Facebook Social lnc. I was authorized by the Facebook Chairman/CEO Mark Elliot Zuckerberg to contact you today concerning your Facebook account.
I believe non of our Facebook staff had ever inform you about your winning in our annual draw benefits to all Facebook users.
Now I am your personal claim agent and your Winning Serial Number is 198060264.


Meanwhile you have to provide all the information below for us to add it to your winning documents:




Full name:
Home address:
Country:
Mobile number:
Email address:
Date of Birth:
Profession(WORK):
Winning Serial Number:


Send all the above information to my email [email protected]


Your name was selected among the 30 lucky winners who won the sum of $35,000,000




The online draws was conducted by a random selection of email you were picked by an advanced automated random computer search from the FACEBOOK company. In other to claim your $35,000.00USD the lottery program which is a new innovation by Facebook, is aimed at saying A BIG THANK YOU to all our users for making Facebook their number one means to connect, communicate, advert, conference, seminar, relatives and hook up with families, friends over the years.


Your winning details has been forwarded to the claim department so kindly respond to claim your prize.


NOTE: YOU ARE ADVISED TO KEEP THE NEWS OF YOUR WINNINGS PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL. DO NOT TELL ANY INDIVIDUAL OR GROUP OF PEOPLE ABOUT YOUR WINNINGS DUE TO SECURITY REASONS THAT IS SOMEONE ELSE COMING BEHIND YOU TO CLAIM THE WINNINGS AND IT IS AGAINST THE LAW AND POLICY GUIDING THIS LOTTERY SO ADHERE TO IT OR VIOLATION OF THIS POLICY WILL RESULT INTO THE CANCELLATION OF YOUR WINNING.


You have to take a photo of your ID CARD or any means of identity you have. Attach and send the clearer photo with above infomation to my email ([email protected]) as massage for us to know we are contacting the right person. Is that understood?




We do received your Data-Bases and it will be attach to your Winning Certificate and Clearance Document for the prove that you are the real Beneficiary owner of this Funds,We want you to know that before we can release your Winning Funds to you, you are going to choose between the (2)Below listed method of claiming your winning funds such as….




1) ATM (These require delivery charges and would be paid by beneficiary So take note of these).




2) CHECK (These require delivery charges and would be paid by beneficiary So take note of these).




In Your Response Kindly Choose your Preferred choice which you will like to receive your winnings. You may prefer the ATM or Check.


The ATM or CHECK would be issue on your name and information It depend on the payment option you decide to choose for yourself.


The pictures and video of our previous winners would be sent to you in next email.



Regards.
Steve Pittman.
Claim Agent For The Facebook Social lnc.

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