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Beware of "The Kurdistan Oil and Gas Humanitarian Initiative (KOGHI)" Lotto Scam

Beware of "The Kurdistan Oil and Gas Humanitarian Initiative (KOGHI)" Lotto Scam

The email message below, which claims that the recipients are lottery winners in "The Kurdistan Oil & Gas Humanitarian Initiative (KOGHI)" lotto draw, is a fake or 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. Also, never respond to an email message that claims 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 "The Kurdistan Oil & Gas Humanitarian Initiative (KOGHI)" Lotto Scam


Kurdistan Oil & Gas Humanitarian Initiative

Ministry of Natural Resources

Kurdistan Regional Government 30

Metre Street


PO Box 18/0112

Kurdistan Region, Iraq

+964 (0)66 2550041/2

The Kurdistan Oil & Gas Humanitarian Initiative in the last quarter of 2017, KOGHI launched the

African initiative to end migrant crisis. We wish to inform you as one of our 3 lucky winners in this annual lotto draws. Your email address emerged alongside 2 others as a 2nd category winner.

You do not require participating or buying a draw ticket in order to become a winner, it is a free lotto lucky draws.

You have won a total amount of $490,000 (United States Dollars) in fight against European Migrant

Crisis awareness campaign and support.

The following particulars are attached to your lotto payment order:

(I) Serial Batch No: RSA/UAE5412-14

(II) Winning Number: 43, 5, 21, 3 Bonuses 17, 11.

(III) Draw Security File Number: KOMI-97-00/32R

Forward the listed details below to email: for immediate

commencement of your payment process: -1, Your Full Name

2, Residential or working address

3, Winning and Reference numbers.

4, Telephone & Mobile number.

5. Age.

To South African Mediator, Johannesburg South Africa.

Mr Mavin Johnson Timire


Furthermore, for security measures, we strongly advice you keep this information private until payment has been received successfully. More details will be given to you on your response.

Best Regards,

Moh ed6evrami.

Chief Executive Officer


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  • Posted: Jan 3, 2018 at 11:29 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Randburg, Gauteng, South Africa

    I have received that e-mail on the 29 December.


    • Posted: Jan 5, 2018 at 3:32 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Tzaneen, Limpopo, South Africa

      I have received that email on 25/10/2017


  • Posted: Nov 27, 2017 at 4:44 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

    I just received that email and reply, Oh God!


  • Posted: Nov 6, 2017 at 9:11 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia

    God. Thank you so much for this information.


  • Posted: Oct 27, 2017 at 12:58 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Wake Forest, North Carolina, United States

    I received the email with an attached letter that had been scanned.


  • Posted: Oct 26, 2017 at 2:43 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Tehran, Iran

    I just received that email!


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