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POWERBALL LOTTERY Dear 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: "POWERBALL LOTTERY"<[email protected]>
Reply: <[email protected]>
Date: Sat, 13 Jan 2018 18:17:11 -0800
Subject: Dear Winner

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POWERBALL Incorporation
2235 Shannon Place,
S.E. Washington DC
20020 United States.

POWERBALL OFFICIAL WINNING NOTIFICATION LETTER

This is to officially notify you that your email emerged as one of
the winners in the just concluded Powerball international LOTTERY
program 2018.

The LOTTERY program was conducted to appreciate active users and say
we greatly appreciate your patronage and usage. No ticket where sold
but the draw included over 100 million email addresses after the
random selected, your email address was one of the winners in our 2nd
category with a cash prize of $ 850,000.00 00 {Eight Hundred and Fifty
Thousand United States Dollars} Your winning is attached to the
following particulars.

Reference No: GID/492/70/2018 Winning Number: GID/133/365/2018

You are required to fill the below data, and forward your winning
particulars to our claims department as this is needed for record and
claims processing purpose.

PAYMENT CLAIMS FORM
(1) Your contact address.
(2) Your Tel/Fax numbers.
(3) Your Nationality/Country.
(4) Your Full Name.
(5) Sex.
(6) Occupation.
(7) Age.
(8) Ever won an online LOTTERY?

CLAIMS MANAGER
DR. BETH FILLOL.
Email: [email protected]
POWERBALL VALIDATION OFFICE DEPARTMENT (USA).

Kindly note that you must not disclose details of this winning to any
one, this is to protect you and your money and to avoid double claims.


On behalf of the POWERBALL INTERNATIONAL, I say congratulations to
you on your winning.

Yours Sincerely,

MR. RICHMOND OWEN
POWERBALL ZONAL COORDINATOR
Washington DC, United states.


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