Online scammers are sending out fake "Power Ball Multi-State Lottery Association" emails like the one below. Therefore, recipients of the same fake emails or other lottery emails that request personal or financial information are asked not to follow the instructions in them. This is how scammers trick potential victims into disclosing their personal information and stealing their money.
Remember, once you are asked to send money or personal information to collect a lottery prize, it is a scam. So, do not be fooled by lottery scammers who make millions of dollars from gullible online users who they have tricked into believing they have won some so-called lottery.
The "Power Ball Multi-State Lottery Association" Scam
Date: Wed, Oct 2, 2019 7:04 PM
Subject:Your email address is attached to Batch PB/0076 Winner!
Multi-State Lottery Association
Online Lottery Promo Dept.
Washington State Portal
Date of Notification 10.02.2019
Ref N0: PLP/09-002/BA
Your e-mail address attached to the Batch N0: PB/0076 with Serial number: 06/1055 drew, 10.02.2019       , which subsequently won you a prize in the category ???B??? for the Powerball Email Lottery Winning. You have therefore been approved to claim a total sum of $503,000.00 (Five Hundred and Three Thousand Dollars) in cash delivered to file Ref N0: PLP/09-002/BA.
Please be advised as follows:
To file for your claim, kindly contact our certified and accredited claims agent with the information below.
Name: David T. Peterson
Claims processing agent For: Powerball.
You are advised to provide her with the following information:
David T. Peterson
(360) 818 4859