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Fraud - "Viber Powerball" is a Lottery Scam Created by Scammers

2018-04-26T17:05:20 -  +
Fraud - "Viber Powerball" is a Lottery Scam Created by Scammers

There is no "Viber Powerball" lottery. Therefore, recipients of messages claiming that they are winners in the same lottery asked not to follow the instructions in them. They should just delete the messages because they are fakes that being sent by lottery scammers to their potential victims. The scammers trick their potential victims into sending them their information by claiming that they are winners in a lottery that doesn't exist. Once they have received the information, they will subsequently ask their potential victims to send money in order to receive their so-called lottery prize.

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But, once the scammers receive their potential victims' information they will sell it to other scammers who will constantly contact the potential victims in an attempt to scam them. And, if the potential victims send their money to the scammers, they will take it and disappear leaving the victims depressed, and hundreds or thousands of dollars broke.

Remember, once you are asked to send personal information and money in order to receive a lottery, promotion or an award prize, it is a scam. This is because legitimate companies do not ask their winners to send personal information via an email message or send money in order to collect prizes.

The "Viber Powerball" Lottery Scam

Subject: Remittance Department

From: Allway Bank Thailand

Office Of The Director, Exchange Control And International

Remittance Department.

158/38 Bumrung Samranraj Road, Pranakorn, Bangkok 10200

Thailand 158/38 ถนนบํารุงเมือง แขวงสําราญราฎร์ เขตพระนคร กรุงเทพฯ 10200.

Dear Sir/Madam,

We have received your application form and winning information as the legal beneficiary from Viber Powerball in United States of America.

However, we have commenced with processing of your transfer documents.

we outline here ways or avenues through which your winning prize will be sent to you. You have to choose any of the following methods:

1. Payment by Bank to Bank telegraphic transfer (T/T). By this you are to furnish us with your banking information which will include;

• Bank name and address

• Account Name

• Account number

• Swift /ABA Code etc

2. Payment by delivery {cheque} with this method, you are to forward to us your complete residence address/information to enable us arrange for a cheque deposit.


As a matter of fact, following the government of Thailand Financial Regulation Policy on money transfer across countries, before any amount exceeding four hundred thousand United states dollars is transferred out of the country, the bank has to receive a transfer approval from the Ministry of Finance. We will arrange for the transfer approval with the services of our solicitor and make a transfer to your bank or deliver a cheque on your name to your address once requirements mentioned above are completed, the management board of our bank will complete the transfer.

Yours in service,

Mrs. Putara Thuithong.

(Foreign Remittance manager).

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  • Posted: May 27, 2018 9:50 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Haifa, Israel

    why can't we catch this fraud


  • Posted: May 5, 2018 2:03 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    "Congratulations!!!Your Mobile number has been selected as the auspicious champ of Four Hundred Thousand Dollars(400,000.00 USD)in the AT&T World Apps International ballot award draw. Payment Ref:VRZUS-VB/W779. Please contact ( superapps@atntwirelesscomm.com ) to receive your won prize fund. Thank you for being part of our community, and for helping to connect the world free."

    I receive that massage.


  • Posted: Apr 26, 2018 5:10 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    -------- Original Message --------
    Subject: Re: Message sent through CCVB
    From: "PowerBall VB. Company"


    Dear Sir/Madam,

    It's with great joy that we wish to inform you that you've been selected amongst the lucky winners from Powerball lottery draw, a draw with numbers: 22 57 59 60 66 07 tied to the Sum of Seven Hundred and Fifty Thousand U.S.A Dollars ($750,000.00 USD).

    This programme is promoted and sponsored by eminent personalities in the person of Bill Gates of Microsoft Inc. With the support of the Viber Founder: Talmon Marco and other corporate companies and organizations in United States of America.

    Details For Submission

    Country :
    Contact Mobile Number :
    Nationality :
    Address :
    Sex :
    Marital Status :
    Occupation :

    Above is the required information needed from you. We advise you to provide these information as soon as possible to enable us commence with the processing of your cheque with our paying bank before the last remittance date.
    Click the 'Confirm winning' button below, you will be redirected to the Powerball website. Click on the 'Winning Numbers' , on the top right corner, the form will drop down. In the 'Enter Lottery No.' Input field, enter your Lottery Number: 22 57 59 60 66 07 and double click the 'Track Numbers' button to submit the form. Wait for the result to show

    Confirm Winnining

    We are happy to inform you that your mobile number being randomly selected from our world wide number directory has emerge as a winner.

    Multi-State Lottery Association & Viber company
    na d

    Copyright © Multi-State Lottery Association. All Rights Reserved.


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