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Beware of North Carolina Education Lottery and LinkedIn Online Lotto Scam

2016-08-12T13:17:55 -  +
Beware of North Carolina Education Lottery and LinkedIn Online Lotto Scam

The email message below, which claims that the recipients are lottery winners of the North Carolina Education Lottery and LinkedIn Online Lotto email address free-ticket draws of the 2016 Promotion Award, is a lottery scam. There is no such lottery. Every month, thousands of those email messages are sent out by lottery scammers, to trick their potential victims into sending them their personal information and money, to collect so-called lottery prizes. Always remember to verify the authenticity of a North Carolina Lottery prize or award by contacting them at their website at www.nc-educationlottery.org, and clicking on the "Contact" link. Also, never respond to an email message claiming that you are a lottery winner with your personal or financial information. Legitimate lottery companies do not request personal or financial information via an email message, and will never ask winners to send money or financial information in order to collect their prizes.

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The North Carolina Education Lottery and LinkedIn Online Lotto Scam

The North Carolina Education Lottery and LinkedIn Online Lotto Scam

2100 YONKERS RD, RALEIGH, NC 27604 WWW.NC-EDUCATIONLOTTERY.ORG

NORTH CAROLINA LOTTERY

Attention: Email Account Holder

Congratulations!! Congratulations!!

Linked al

Are you the correct owner of this email? If yes, then, be glad this day as the result of the North Carolina Lottery and Linkedln Online Lotto and email address free-ticket draws of the 2016 Promotion Award has been released and we are glad to announce to you that your email address came out in the first category and entitles you to claim the sum of US$800,000.00.

It is a promotional Program to encourage the use of Linkedln and Internet Programs. Your email address was entered for the online draw on this free ticket Number: 13556075456152 with reference number SAJA2CIIOP5 and Serial number 5A5365/3, Batch Number: XA87-2PY Drew the lucky numbers: 16- 32- 33. 34- 37 This subsequently won you the lottery in the category i.e. matches 6 lucky numbers Plus Bonus number.

You have therefore been allocated to claim a total sum of US$800,000.00 (Eight Hundred Thousand, United States Dollars) in cash is credited to file SAPC/9080144308/05.

Please note that you're luck winning ticket number falls within our Africa booklet representative office in South Africa as Indicated in your ballot played coupon In view of this, your US$80 0,000.00 would be released to you by our payment department

Kindly provide following information urgently-

1. Full Name: (2. Email Address: (3. Physical Address (4. Age/Occupation: (S. Reference Number/Ticket Number: (6 Telephone Number: (7. Country: (8. Batch number

Contact our Fiduciary agents immediately to commence release of your lottery prize by providing details below:

Contact Person: Mrs. Nora Cambell Direct Contact Tel. +27-61-898-6502 E-mail: noracambellgrealityclaim.com

Please contact our agent direct on given number above for your claim thanks.

Sincerely, Mrs. Janice Ramirez

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  • Posted: 2018-05-13T23:38:47 by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: linkedin_verification53 .
    Sent: Friday, May 11, 2018 3:59:37 PM
    Subject: North Carolina Lottery and LinkedIn associates

    Caution: This email originated from outside of the organization. DO NOT CLICK on links or open attachments unless you recognize the sender and know the content is safe.
    Mrs. Janice Ramirez


    Program manager
    James R. Thompson Center
    100 W. Randolph
    7th Floor Chicago, IL 60601- USA"

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  • Posted: 2018-05-11T17:31:47 by an anonymous user from or near: Perth, Western Australia, Australia

    I received a similar email with an attachment as above.

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  • Posted: 2017-06-04T21:00:13 by an anonymous user from or near: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

    The North Carolina Lottery is rigged. How is that 5 to 6 drawings in a row comes up doubles or triple numbers. Its time to rethink playing this Pick 4 game.

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  • Posted: 2017-04-19T06:08:24 by an anonymous user from or near: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

    On the 17th April I got the same email claiming that's it from South Caroline.

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  • Posted: 2017-04-17T06:52:53 by an anonymous user from or near: Kolkata, West Bengal, India

    I got the same email claiming it was the South Carolina Educational Lottery today.

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  • Posted: 2017-03-21T08:36:03 by an anonymous user from or near: Varna, Varna, Bulgaria

    Today I got almost the same email claiming it was the South Carolina Educational Lottery.

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  • Posted: 2017-01-25T10:32:31 by an anonymous user from or near: Kansas, United States

    I got the same email claiming it was the South Carolina Educational Lottery.

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  • Posted: 2016-08-19T17:58:59 by info

    Received via email:

    "Hello,

    I have recived the north carolina education lottery and LinkedIn winning claim as a picture by email. I just answered, thinking that it was a real thing, and right after i read the article posted on this website .

    So i decided to submit to you this with the hope to recive an answer about what to do and what not to do, and if it might be dangerous.

    Thank you"

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    • Posted: 2016-08-19T18:00:35 by info

      The scammers will contact you with the information that you have sent, therefore, just be careful next time because they will attempt to trick you into sending money or more information.

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